- 1 Who is Missy Peregrym?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Missy Peregrym’s Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Continued Success
- 7 Recent and Upcoming Projects
- 8 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 9 Personal Life and Charity Work
Who is Missy Peregrym?
Melissa ‘Missy’ Peregrym was born on 16 July 1962 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is a 39-year-old actress and former model, probably best recognized for landing the role of Haley Graham in the teen comedy-drama film “Stick It” (2006), playing Officer Andy McNally in the Global/ABC police drama series “Rookie Blue” (2010-2015), and featuring as Special Agent Maggie Bell in the CBS crime drama series “FBI” (2018-2022).
How rich is she, as of now? Missy Peregrym’s Net Worth
As of early 2022, Missy Peregrym’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment. She’s garnered over 30 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the early 2000s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Missy Peregrym spent her early years in Surrey, British Columbia, where she was raised by her father, Rev. Darrell Peregrym, who is a Pentecostal reverend minister, and her mother Vanessa Peregrym, who is a housewife. She has two sisters but their names haven’t been revealed.
She holds Canadian nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding her education, Missy attended Fleetwood Park Secondary School, where she played lacrosse, field hockey and soccer. She later went to Aurora College, from which she graduated in 2004.
Missy Peregrym started her career as a fashion model at the age of 18, when she began working for the Lizbell Agency, making appearances in commercials for Mercedes-Benz, Sprint Canada, and the Olympic Games. In 2002, she made her TV debut as Hottie Blood in the episode “Love In Vein” of the Fox sci-fi drama series “Dark Angel”, after which she continued to land minor roles in such TV series as “The Chris Isaak Show”, “Jake 2.0”, and “Tru Calling”.
Her first main role came in 2003 when she was cast as Tory Stratton in the action-adventure drama TV series “Black Sash”, but which was broadcast for only six episodes on The WB. The next year, she had an uncredited part in the superhero film “Catwoman”, and featured as Tina in the made-for-TV romantic crime drama film “Call Me: The Rise And Fall Of Heidi Fleiss”, directed by Charles McDougall.
Rise to Prominence
From 2004 to 2005, Missy Peregrym took the main role of Jackie Bradford in the ABC teen drama series “Life As We Know It”, in which she shared the screen with Sean Faris, Jon Foster and Chris Lowell.; the series is based on Melvin Burgess’ novel of the same title.
In 2006, she played Haley Graham in the teen comedy-drama film “Stick It”, which was written and directed by Jessica Bendinger and stars Jeff Bridges and Vanessa Lengies. Her next significant role came the next year when she was chosen to play Candice Wilmer in the NBC superhero drama series “Heroes”, which follows the lives of ordinary people who find out that they have superhuman abilities. Also in 2007, she featured as Cassie Wade in the made-for-TV mystery crime drama film “Wide Awake”, next to Scott Wickware and Joseph Di Mambro, and she then joined the main cast of The CW supernatural comedy series “Reaper”, in which she landed the role of Andi Prendergast from 2007 to 2009.
Missy Peregrym gained international popularity when she was selected to portray Police Officer Andrea ‘Andy’ McNally in the police drama TV series “Rookie Blue”, which was aired on the Global Television Network in Canada and ABC in the United States, for six seasons from 2010 to 2015. For her work on the series, she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.
Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects – in 2011, she was cast as Amy in the short romantic comedy film “Something Red”, and the following year, she had the part of Chloe Jocelyn in the Yahoo! cybercrime web series “Cybergeddon”, which was later turned into a film released on Netflix.
For her performance, she won a Streamy Award for Best Female Performance: Drama. Afterwards, she played Sara in the short action comedy film “The Proposal” (2013), opposite Peter Mooney, and featured as Jenn in the nature-survival horror film “Backcountry” (2014), along with Eric Balfour and Jeff Roop. She then guest-starred in such TV series as “Hawaii Five-0”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, and “The Night Shift”, to name a few.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
In 2017, Missy Peregrym took the recurring role of Jamie in the ABC drama series “Ten Days In The Valley”, and provided her voice to a 911 operator in the horror-thriller film “Pyewacket”, which was written and directed by Adam MacDonald.
From 2017 to 2021, she played the part of Scarlett Van Helsing in the Syfy fantasy horror drama series “Van Helsing”, which was created by Neil LaBute, and based on the graphic novel series “Helsing” by Zenescope Entertainment. In 2018, she joined the main cast of the CBS crime drama series “FBI”, since when she has been playing Special Agent Maggie Bell. It was created by Craig Turk and Dick Wolf and stars Zeeko Zaki, Ebonée Noel, and Jeremy Sisto. She also reprised the role in its two spin-off series, entitled “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International”, both in 2021.
Speaking about her upcoming projects, it’s announced that she will produce the thriller film “Out Come The Wolves”, which is currently under pre-production.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Missy Peregrym has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), she weighs around 132lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 35-25-35, bra size 36C, dress size 8 (US), and shoe size 8 (US).
Personal Life and Charity Work
Missy Peregrym dated the former professional National Football League player Ben Roethlisberger from 2007 to 2008.
She was then briefly married to actor Zachary Levi – the two exchanged their wedding vows on 16 June 2014 in Maui, Hawaii, but separated on 3 December of the same year, and filed for divorce in April 2015. Following their split, she went on to date Australian actor Tom Oakley and they tied the knot on 30 December 2018 in Los Angeles, California. They welcomed their first child, a son named Otis Paradis Oakley, on 21 March 2020, and announced her pregnancy with their second child in February 2022.
Missy is also known for her charity work. She has collaborated with various charitable organizations, and even teamed up with the shoe company TOMS which donates safe footwear to South American communities.