Melanie Lynskey – Net Worth 2021, Salary, Age, Bio, Family, Career, Wiki

Melanie Lynskey - Net Worth 2021, Salary, Age, Bio, Family, Career, Wiki

Malanie Lynskey, a New Zealand actress and voice actress, shot to popularity at the age of 17 in the 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. “Hello, I Must Be Going” earned critical acclaim and proved to be a watershed moment in her career. In 2014, she rose to fame thanks to her appearances in Happy Christmas and We’ll Never Have Paris.

What is the Net Worth of Melanie Lynskey?

Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealand-born actress with a $5 million net worth. Melanie Lynskey was born in New Plymouth, New Zealand, on May 16, 1977. Lynskey made her acting debut at the age of 15 in Peter Jackson’s 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. Heavenly Creatures became a cult classic and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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Melanie Lynskey is an actress known for Two and a Half Men and has huge wealth. (Image Source: Getty Images.)

Biography and Early Years

Kay Lynskey and Tim Lynskey gave birth to me on May 16, 1977, in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Kay Lynskey, her mother, is a nurse, and Tim Lynskey, her father, is an orthopedic surgeon. During her childhood, her family spent a year in England. She went to the New Plymouth Girls’ School. She attended Victoria University of Wellington after high school.

Personal Life

Due to her personal life, Lynskey has always been in the spotlight. During the filming of Rose Red in 2001, she met American actor Jimmy Simpson. They married each other in 2007. On September 25, 2012, Lynskey filed for divorce from Simpson, citing irreconcilable differences. On May 23, the divorce was finalized. After four years of dating, she became engaged to actor Jason Ritter. In December 2018, they welcomed their first child together.

Age, height, and weight

Melanie Lynskey, who was born on May 16, 1977, is 44 years old as of today, December 16, 2021. Her height is 1.59 meters and she weighs 59 kilograms.


Melanie Lynskey made her professional debut in Heavenly Creatures when she was 17 years old. After a two-year hiatus, she returned to university and auditioned for a Crucible role.

She landed a prominent part in the Los Angeles-based independent drama Foreign Correspondents. The film was a box office and critical hit. In 1999, she starred in four films: Detriot Rock City, The Cherry Orchards, Shooters, and But I Am A Cheerleader, which became a cult sensation.

Her comedy-drama Away We Go garnered positive reviews in 2009. In 2012, she starred alongside Steve Carell in the fantastically directed Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World.

Lynskey has been embroiled in a number of controversies, which has only added to her fame. Many of the magazine’s cover photos feature her.

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Melanie was on of th fan favourite in Two and Half men. (Source: GettyImages)

“Hello, I Must Be Going” earned critical acclaim and proved to be a watershed moment in her career.

Awards & Achievements

Lynskey has won several awards like Spotlight award in 2009. Apart from this, she has won other significant awards such as:

  • Finest actress in 1994
  • Best Supporting Actress-International Competition in 2011
  • Best Vocal ensemble in a new television series in 2014
  • S Dramatic Special Jury Award For Individual Performance in 2016

Trivia and Facts

  • Has over 70.9K followers on twitter as of now.
  • As per her Twitter’s bio, she has a beautiful puppy named Mouse.
  • Was the first person to kiss Kate Winslet in a film.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Melanie Lynskey
Real Name/Full Name: Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Gender: Female
Age: 44 years old
Birth Date: May 16, 1977
Birth Place: New Plymouth, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Height: 1.59 m
Weight: 59 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorce and In a Relationship
Husband/Spouse (Name): Jimmi Simpson (m. 2007–2014)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes one daughter
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Jason Ritter (2013–)
Is Melanie Lynskey Lesbian?: No
Profession: Voice Actress
Net Worth in 2021: $5 Million
Last Updated: December 2021

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