Who is Maggie Q and what is her net worth 3018? Margaret Denise Quigley is a famous American actress and a model. She started out as a model and then eventually turned to the movie industry. She has also appeared in many television series and is well-known for her lead roles in Nikita and the Bombshell. One of her iconic roles in the movie industry was in Mission Impossible III and received a lot of fame for the same.
Margaret Denise Quigley, professionally known as Maggie Q was born on May 22, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Being born in America, her father is of Irish and Polish descendent and her mother is a Vietnamese immigrant. Her father was in Vietnam and met her mother during Vietnam war. Maggie finished her basic education from Waena Elementary School and Mililani High School.
In her senior year, Maggie won the title of “Best Body”. Maggie was a very bright student and received an athletic scholarship to attend the university education but couldn’t attend because of their poor financial background. She soon left Hawaii in hopes of earning enough money so that she could start her studies.
In 2015, Maggie Q got engaged to Dylan McDermott. Dylan and Maggie met on the sets of Stalker and soon started dating each other and eventually got engaged. During one of the movie shoot, Q’s eardrum was blown out in an explosive stunt and suffered a temporary hearing loss. Maggie Q is a vegan and promoted animal rights for PETA Asia’s campaign. Maggie Q received a lot of honours from PETA including, Person of the Year & Best Dressed Celebrity in 2008.
Q started her career at a very early age of 17. She started as a model in Tokyo, Japan. But due to lack of success, Q moved to Hong Kong, and it was there she got her name, Maggie Q as the locals couldn’t pronounce Quigley. Maggie was struggling in Hong Kong, but her luck changed when she was selected by Jackie Chan.
Jackie Chan personally took her training and made her what she is today. In 1998, she made a debut for her acting career in a TV series, House of Dragons. The series was a super hit in Asia and Q gained a lot of popularity. Since then she has been seen in many TV series including the famous, Nikita and the Bombshell.
She also made some high-profile movies, Mission Impossible III, Dragon Squad and recently she has appeared in the Divergent saga. Maggie was also a part of the famous game franchise, Need for Speed: Undercover which was released in 2008. Currently, she is working as FBI agent Hannah Wells in a TV series called Designated Survivor.
Maggie Q biggest achievement is winning the Asian Excellence Award for Supporting Film Actress, Mission: Impossible III in 2006. She was nominated many times for different awards for her lead role in the series Nikita.
Maggie Q Net Worth
The beautiful and talented Maggie Q earned a huge salary through her acting career. Estimated net worth of Maggie is approximately in the range of $7 million.
When she was young, even after receiving a scholarship, Q couldn’t join the university because of her poor financial background. Even as a model she struggled a lot. But as they say, “there is a golden sky at the end of the storm” and this is exactly what happened with Maggie when she was spotted by Jackie, who turned her fortune around. He trained her and made her the person she is today, a successful actress.