Cobie Smulders was born in Vancouver, and has dual citizenship in both Canada and the United States.
Smulders birth name is Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders, and she goes by the nickname Cobie.
Smulders is fluent in French, as she spent several years growing up in Quebec, Canada.
Smulders was a model before becoming an actress and was discovered by a modeling agency while still in high school.
Smulders was almost cast as Wonder Woman in the failed TV pilot "Amazon" before Gal Gadot ultimately got the role.
Smulders is a big supporter of environmental conservation and has worked with organizations like Oceana.
Smulders is good friends with her "How I Met Your Mother" co-star Neil Patrick Harris, and the two have remained close even after the show ended.