Barbara started acting at the Youth Theater school and graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts Maastricht in 2013. After her graduation she played the role of Anna Brandt in the television series ‘Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden’.
She decided to pursue her dreams and left the series after 2 wonderful years. Other roles in series and films such as ‘Soof’, ‘Baantjer het begin’, ‘Undercover', ‘Rokjesdag’, ‘Mannenharten 2’ and 'Boys will be Boys’ followed.
She landed her first leading role in the movie ‘Heavily in Love’ and due to it’s succes, ‘Heavily in Love 2’ premiered not long after. Barbara starred in the film ‘Life as it should be’ which premiered successfully in the summer of 2020