Who is Morgana McNelis?

Morgana McNelis is an American high fashion jewelry designer, who runs her own design company – Maison De Morgana. However, she’s probably best known to the world as the long-time girlfriend of British actor Charlie Hunnam.

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Morgana McNelis Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Morgana McNelis was born on 9 July 1983, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She hasn’t revealed her parents’ names and vocations, but has said that she has a sister Marina Milori.

Her educational background is also a mystery, but it’s believed that she matriculated from a local private high school in her hometown.

At 20 years old, she enrolled into a jewelry crafting class, where she learned lost wax metal casting. Her interest in jewelry making only increased, and as her skills improved, she decided to make it a career.

Career

She launched her first jewelry line after completing the said course in the mid- 2000s, partnered with her sister. Unfortunately, they had a hard time promoting the business, and it failed in 2007 – the two filed for bankruptcy and closed the doors of their company.

Nevertheless, she didn’t abandon her dreams, and five years later started another company, Maison de Morgana, her jewelry line inspired by the Ottoman Empire and Ancient Egypt objects.

Her business soon flourished, as she was able to book high-profile clients. Since then, Morgana has become a respected in the industry, and her company is one of the most successful jewelry design companies.

She took inspiration from neo-gothic novels and characters of Arthurian legends and others. Some of her items were influenced by Riccardo Tisci and Alexander McQueen’s designs.

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Her career progressed, and she even reached Hollywood, as some of her items made their way into the “Sons of Anarchy” series.

Some of her biggest clients include Winona Ryder, Maggie Siff and Zac Effron, among others, while her designs have featured in numerous magazines, such as Red Book, Us Weekly, British GQ, and Accessories Magazine.

Net Worth

According to sources, Morgana McNelis’s net worth is estimated at over $4 million as of late 2022, earned through her career as a jewelry designer.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Children

Morgana keeps a rather private life, and rarely appears in public. Hunnam and Morgana met in 2005, and the same year started going out. Although not married, the couple is still going strongly; they don’t have children.

The couple lives on a ranch in California, away from all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. They are focused on sustainable living, and have their own garden. Moreover, they own chickens, ducks and a couple of donkeys.

Morgana has given back to the community, primarily through the Boot Campaign, which helps war veterans and their families. She launched the jewelry line BC Armor, and profit are directed to the organization.

An avid traveler, Morgana, and Hunnam have visited various parts of the world, and documented a few of their trips, including a month in India.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Morgana McNelis has brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.77m), while she weighs around 145lbs (65kgs), with vital statistics of 36-29-37, bra size 36B.

Morgana McNelis’s Boyfriend, Charlie Hunnam Short Biography

Charles Matthew Hunnam was born on 10 April 1980, in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England. He is the son of a businessman and entrepreneur, William Hunnam, and ballet dancer Jane Bell. He has an older brother William, and two half-brothers from his mother’s remarriage, Oliver and Christian.

Raised by a single mother, the family moved to Melmerby, Cumbria, when he was 12 years old. He attended Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, Cumbria, but was expelled from school as he fought other classmates. From then on, he was home-schooled until his matriculation. Instead of enrolling at a university, he decided to go to the Cumbria College of Art and Design in Carlisle, where he studied performing arts.

He obtained dual degrees in film theory and film history with a side in performing arts.

Once out of the schooling system, Charlie wanted to make his own films, but acting took over.

Charlie made his debut in 1998 as Jason in the TV series “Byker Grove”. The same year he was chosen for the part of Daz in the TV comedy series “Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?”, starring Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge and Laura Fraser.

Moreover, he was announced as one of the stars of the TV drama series “Queer as Folk”, about three friends, one of whom is secretly in love with one of them. His co-stars were Aidan Gillen and Craig Kelly.

Next, in 2002 he starred as Nicholas Nickleby in the film of the same name based on the novel by Charles Dickens, co-starring Jamie Bell and Christopher Plummer.

The following year, he appeared in the Academy Award-winning adventure drama film “Cold Mountain”, which starred Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renee Zellweger. He then portrayed Pete Dunham in the award-winning sports crime-drama film “Green Street Hooligans”, which follows the story of a wrongfully expelled Harvard student who is then introduced to the underworld of violent football hooliganism in London, co-starring Elijah Wood and Claire Forlani.

He was criticized for his fake ‘Cockney’ accent in the film, but continued his career quite successfully. In 2006 he was Patric, a member of “The Fishes” in the sci-fi action drama film “Children of Men”, directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Julianne Moore, Clive Owen and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

From 2008 to 2014, he was Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller, the main protagonist of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated thriller crime-drama series “Sons of Anarchy”, about a man who is a father but also the leader of an outlaw motorcycle club.

He emerged as an acting star following the end of the series, and continued his career rather successfully. He was Arthur in the film “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” in 2017, and the same year portrayed Henri Charriere in the semi-biopic “Papillon”, about the French writer wrongfully accused of murder.

Two years later, he starred with Matthew McConaughey and Michelle Dockery in Guy Ritchie’s award-winning film “The Gentlemen”, while most recently, he was selected for the part of Lin Ford, an Australian fugitive who founds a place in India, in the TV adventure crime-drama series “Shantaram” (2022).

Furthermore, he is working on the action-adventure drama film “Rebel Moon”, directed by Zack Snyder, co-starring Sofia Boutella and Stuart Martin, which is currently in post-production.

Charlie was married to actress Katharine Towne from 1999 to 2002. Before meeting Morgana, he was seen with several high-profile celebrities, including Sophie Dahl, a model, then actress Stella Parker, and film producer Georgina Townsley.

According to sources, Charlie Hunnam’s wealth is estimated at $20 million, as of late 2022.

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