Worldwide known by her nickname Maggie Q, Margaret Denise Quigley is an American actress, model, and a social activist. Throughout her career, she appeared in many films, but she is majorly known for her jaw-breaking acting in the film ‘Mission: Impossible III. Over the time, she has established herself as an action star. Here are the complete details about the career earnings, and the net worth of Maggie Q in 2018.
Early life & biography
The American actress was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 22, 1979. She has Irish and Polish descent from her father’s side and Vietnamese from her mother’s side. Her father was a military man while her mother was a property investor. As a child, Maggie was a brilliant student. She changed a couple of schools and finally completed her high school from Mililani High School. Due to the financial crisis, she couldn’t continue her higher studies.
Unlike other actresses, Maggie never publicizes her personal life. Since 2014, she has been into the relationship with her ‘Stalker’ co-star, Dylan McDermott. The couple got engaged in 2015. However, they’re yet to get married. They haven’t made any announcement regarding their wedding either. Before this, Maggie is said to have dated actors Danial Henny and Justin Long.
Career, awards & achievements
When Maggie faced the financial crisis during her teenage, she left her hometown with an intention to earn money and continue her studies, but destiny has written something else for her. At the advice of one of her friends, she moved to Japan and started modeling. At that time, she was only 17 years old. Initially, she faced a set of failures, but she didn’t lose the hope. When she couldn’t make it big in Japan, she shifted to Hong Kong, and here she got a career breakthrough about which even she herself wouldn’t have thought ever.
She caught the attention of superstar Jackie Chan who recognized her potentials and gave her overnight fame. She went through the martial arts training under him, and the rest is history. From the film ‘Naked Weapon’ to ‘Mission: Impossible III’, Maggie has just nailed the action thrilling acting. She has appeared mainly in Chinese films. ‘the warrior and the wolf’, ‘rush hour 2’, ‘naked weapon’, ‘Mission: Impossible III’, and ‘deception’ are some of the most popular films of Maggie.
Moving on to the awards, Maggie Q has won a few awards and nominations. She has won Maverick Award and 3 Teen Choice Award nominations’.
Net worth & earnings
The girl, who had once no money in her pocket, is today a millionaire. This is called success and the dedication. As of today, the hard-working actress has a remarkable net worth of $8 million. Her sources of earning are of course acting and the modeling. Speaking of her personal asset, the beautiful lady owns two luxurious mansions in the US, one in Los Angeles and the other in New York.
Other than being a phenomenal actress, Maggie is also a wonderful person. She is a social activist and particularly advocates for the animal rights. In fact, she has been declared one of the three ‘Sexiest Vegans’ in 2017 by PETA.