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Facts of Poppy Montgomery
|Date of Birth:|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million|
|Weight in KG||62 kg|
|Married to||Shawn Sanford (m. 2014)|
|Children||Jackson Phillip Deveraux Montgomery Kaufman, Violet Grace Deveraux Sanford|
Poppy Montgomery is an actress of Australian- American nationality probably known best for the portrayal of the role of Detective Carrie Wells in the CBS drama Unforgettable. She has been working on the drama series since 2011 and her acting has been appreciated greatly by fans and critics. She was born to mother Nicole and father Phil Donahue on 15th of June, 1972. She is also known for her appearance as Samantha Spade in the CBS mystery drama entitled Without a Trace.
Poppy was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australian and grew up with four sisters and a brother. She was expelled as a child from six private schools and she dropped out studying at the age of 15 to pursue a career in acting. After immigrating to the Los Angeles and appeared next in several small television roles including NYPD Blue. She won her role, which raised her to fame after she got the chance to act as Marilyn Monroe in the CBS series Blonde. She then was offered a starring role in the CBS mystery drama entitled Without a Trace where she acted as Samantha Spade. This role also was critically acclaimed by fans and critics. She played the role from 2002 to 2009.
Montgomery also appeared as J.K. Rowling in the movie Magic Beyond Words and began starring as Carrie Wells on the police drama Unforgettable on 2011. She is shown as a detective with hyperthymesia which lets her recall and have a perfect memory. It has completed its third season and is still running. This role too has won her critical acclaim. She has also posed for provocative photographs in the Girls of Maxim feature of the Maxim’s website.
As far as her personal life is concerned, it too is followed like her career is. She met Adam Kaufman, actor of Between and Lying to be Perfect as they co-starred in both the films. They met on 2005 first and worked together again on 2010. They also acted together on Without a Trace as Adam acted as her love interest in the series. They had been secretly dating without the knowledge of the tabloids and she announced her pregnancy with Kaufman on June 2007. Her pregnancy was also written in season six of the show Without a Trace. Their son, Jackson Phillip was born on December 2007 and Anthony LaPaglia, co-star of Without a Trace, became their son’s godfather. On 2011 however, the couple reportedly separated due to some issues. Poppy then began an affair with Shawn Sanford, who is the director of lifestyle marketing of Microsoft and is currently her spouse. They started dating after they had met in Puerto Rico and their daughter Violet Grace was born on 2013. On November 2014, she gave birth to their son Gus Monroe. They got married on Disneyland with their children present.
Montgomery has a net worth of 2.5 million dollars and reportedly earns 85 thousand dollars per episode of Unforgettable.