Verbaan became a national celebrity in 1997, at the age of 16 years, when she got the role of "Hedwig Harmsen" in Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden. She was one of the biggest public hikers of the soap opera in her time. For her portrayal, she was nominated at the Dutch Academy Awards in 1998 for Best Actress in a Soap.
Verbaan left the show in 2000 to expand her career as an actress. She appeared in the Dutch movie Costa! in 2001. The movie was a big public succes. After singing for the theme of the movie, Verbaan also sang her own song; Ritmo.
After a cameo in her first international movie Soul Assassin (2001), she appeared in her next national blockbbuster movie Volle maan (2002). Yet again, the movie flopped. In 2003, Verbaan had the lead in the international movie Adrenaline.
In November 2004, Verbaan appeared on the cover of the Dutch issue of Playboy magazine. Soon, a lot of rumors came up about the question of Verbaan's breasts were real. Verbaan denied the rumors and eventually had an X-ray made to prove it.
Verbaan is today one of the biggest actresses in the Netherlands. She made appearances in several movies and shows. After having guest starred in the successful show Lotte and being a candidate on Ranking the Stars, she starred in 't Schaep Met De 5 Pooten. She sung several songs for the series.
|1998||Goede tijden, slechte tijden: De reünie||Hedwig Harmsen||TV movie|
|Soul Assassin||Reporter||First international movie|
|2002||Volle maan||Treesje||Full Moon Party (English title)|
|2004||Erik of het klein insectenboek||Mevrouw Mug|
|2008||De Botox methode||Unknown|
|1997||Kees & Co||Sandra||1 episode|
|Pittige tijden||Hedwig Harmsen||1 episode|
|1997-2000||Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden||Hedwig Harmsen||Unknown episodes|
|1998||Hertenkamp||Anne Claire||Unknown episodes|
|2001-2002||Dok 12||Rayna Pascal||Unknown episodes|
|2006-2007||'t Schaep Met De 5 Pooten||Lena Braams||8 episodes|
|2007||Lotte||Minnie Groeneveld||1 episode|
|2008||Wie is... de Mol?||as herself|