Melissa George - Updated Feb 2024

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Melissa George

Melissa George is a popular Australian actress and entrepreneur. Melissa George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish in the Australian soap opera Home and Away.

Early Life and Childhood

Melissa George was born on August 6, 1976, in the city of Perth, Australia. Her age is 46 years as of 2023 and her full name is Melissa Suzanne George.

Similarly, she is Australian, American, and British by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, she belongs to the Scottish ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Leo.

She was born to a construction worker Glenn George (father) and a nurse Pamela George (mother). Likewise, her siblings’ names are Kate George, Marnie George, and Brett George.

Education

In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Warwick Senior High School in Australia. However, her additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web. Later, she might have skipped college as she started to pursue her professional career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she began modeling at an early age and was named Western Australia’s Teenage Model of the Year in 1992. Later, she and her friend, Cara Mitchinson, both played Bobby and Sophie Simpson in a mock episode of the popular Australian soap Home and Away with a video camera when they were 16 years old.

Following that, she met with casting director Liz Mullinar and was eventually cast in the role of Angel Parrish. She made her first on-screen debut on 30 March 1993. She made property investments and wrote advice columns for two English teen magazines while playing the role.

However, she moved from Australia to the United States in late 1997, hoping to make a career in Hollywood. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed neo-noir science fiction film Dark City in 1998. After that in 1999, she appeared as a supporting actress in the neo-noir crime film The Limey.

Similarly, she was cast as Cleo Miller in the 2001 black comedy Sugar & Spice. Likewise, she was featured in the role of Lauren Reed on the ABC television series Alias in 2003. In March 2006, it was announced that she had been cast in the NBC comedy-drama series Lipstick Jungle.

More about her career

In 2007, she played the lead role of Christine, in the biographical drama Music Within. On November 9, 2009, it was announced that she would appear as Clara Musso in at least two episodes of Fox’s Lie to Me. In 2012, she starred as Rosie in the Australian TV series The Slap and as Sam Hunter in the British TV series Hunted.

In 2018, she appeared as Diane Hagerty in Hulu’s The First. She is currently starring in the Apple TV+ drama series The Mosquito Coast as Margot released in 2021.

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Caption: Melissa George is featured in a series. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as CoverGirl cosmetics, Napoleon Perdis, and Linneys which have contributed to her net worth. In addition, she was the new face of the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival in November 2010.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not. Furthermore, we may see her associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Melissa was nominated and has won some awards in her career. She won the Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award, Silver Logie, The Equity Award, and many more.

Similarly, she was nominated for the AFI International Award, Chainsaw Award, FCCA Award, Fright Meter Award, Golden Globe, Gold Logie, Monte-Carlo TV Festival, and many more. Furthermore, we believe that her talent will earn her several awards in the future.

Melissa George – Net Worth 2023

Melissa has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and her annual salary is $50k. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

She has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Melissa may be single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, it is seen that she is quite happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who she might be dating, but she has never disclosed any information about this.

However, in the past, she married Claudio Dabed on September 22, 2000, but got divorced in 2011. They both together don’t have children together. After getting divorced from Claudio she was in a relationship with her partner Jean David Blanc.

They both together have two sons Raphael born in 2014 and Solal born in 2015. In September 2016 she got separated from Blanc.

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Caption: Melissa George with her ex-husband. Source: Zimbio

Scandal

Melissa George claimed that she was violently attacked by her then-partner Jean David Blanc and she was hospitalized with head and neck injuries. After, the incident both Blanc and George received domestic assault charges.

Later, the French court found both of them guilty of assault, and she was legally banned from taking her children out of the country without her ex’s written permission.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 56kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 34-27-33 inches and has beautiful grey eyes and blonde hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

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Caption: Melissa George giving a pose. Source: Los Angeles Times

Melissa George – Social Media

Melissa George is active on Instagram. She has 129k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @melissageorgeofficial. Moreover, she is not available on other social media sites including Facebook as well as Twitter.

However, she has a lot of fans so there are some of her fan-created profiles too. Also, due to her popularity, many of her fans want to know more about her, including her daily life.