Courtney Richter is a Canadian actress born and raised in a small town in Northern Ontario. She planned to go to drama school after high school until her senior year, when she decided she wanted to pursue a career that had more stability. She cancelled her theatre school applications and applied to Police Foundations. After completing over 200 hours of ride-alongs, she realized that she was not ready be a police officer. She travelled the world and reconnected to her love for acting. She graduated from theatre school a few years later. She is married to fellow actor Jacob Richter.