Margaret Denise Quigley, professionally known as Maggie Q, is an American actress and model. She is known for featuring in the action films Mission: Impossible III and Live Free or Die Hard. She played the title role of The CW's action-thriller series Nikita, airing from 2010 to 2013. She is also a professional model and has worked for several reputed modeling agencies and magazines.
Early Life And Education
Quigley Q was born Margaret Denise Quigley on May 22, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Maggie is of Irish, Polish, and Vietnamese descent and belongs to American nationality. She was raised in Honolulu along with Andrea Quigley, Maria Quigley, and Nicole Quigley.
Even at a small age, Maggie wanted to become a model and then entered the Hollywood arena. The support of her parents paved the way towards fulfilling her dream.
Maggie got her education from Mililani Waena Elementary School and Mililani High School. She could not study at a university even after getting a scholarship because she came from a poor financial background.
When she was 17, Maggie began her modeling career in Tokyo and then moved to Hongkong. She was chosen by Jackie Chan who saw potential in her.
Maggie Quigley began her acting career in the TV series, House of the Dragon in 1998. Since then she has been seen in TV series like Nikita as Nikita in 73 episodes, Young Justice, Stalker in 20 episodes, and Designated Survivor as the main cast.
Quigley featured as Ching Shih in Red Flag, in the movie 2017. She has been in movies like Dragon Squad, Mission Impossible 3, The divergent series, and much more. A versatile personality gained a lot of fame following her role in the box office hit movie Divergent. In 2018. she made an appearance in The Con Is On.
Net Worth And Salary
Maggie Q has an estimated net worth of around $9 million as of 2021, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She has also worked for a number of modeling agencies and her annual salary as a professional model is around $76,000.
In April 2013, Maggie Q bought a historic New York Estate for around $1.2 million. The home boasts two bedrooms include a master suite adorned with a cozy fireplace and renovated a bathroom with a clawfoot tub.
Maggie played the role in the 2014 dystopian science fiction action film Divergent which was turned out to be commercially hit grossing over $288 million worldwide at the box office against its budget of US$85 million. She appeared in the movie alongside Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, and Jai Courtney.
Personal Life: Is She Married?
Maggie Q is yet to be married but is engaged to boyfriend American actor Dylan McDermott. After dating for only a few months, the couple got engaged in 2015. It was love at first sight for both of them. McDermott was previously married to his ex-wife, Shiva Rose from 1995 to 2008. And they also shared two daughters: 22-year-old Colette McDermott and 12-year-old Charlotte McDermott.
On the other hand, Maggie was rumored to be dating Daniel Wu. They were frequently seen in the public together back in 2004. However, the rumor faded away when Maggie did not deny or agree to it.
She later started dating Daniel Henney in 2005. They dated for 2 years and later in 2007, she began a love affair with Justin Long. Then in 2008, she began dating Brett Ratner. They dated for 2 years and then parted ways.
Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Maggie Q is 41 years old.
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m).
- Weight: Her body weight is around 52 kg.
- Body Measurements: She has a slim body built with the measurements of 32-24-32 inches.
- Maggie currently resides in Pound Ridge, New York.
Most Asked Questions
1. Who is Maggie Q married to?
Maggie is not married yet, however, is happily engaged to her long-time boyfriend Dylan McDermott. The couple announced their engagement in 2015.
2. What is Maggie Q's net worth?
As of Feb 2021, she is worth $9 million dollars.
3. Does Maggie Q have a child?
Maggie is not a mom yet, but after her wedding with MacDermott, she will be the stepmother of Dylan's two children.
4. What ethnicity is Maggie Q?
The actress is of Irish, Polish, and Vietnamese descent and was raised Catholic.
by Bchrome, 30 Mar, 2016