Canadian actress Missy Peregrym, widely famous as Officer Andy McNally in Rookie Blue (2010-15), made her way to acting through modeling and commercials.
The Montreal-born made her TV debut in 2002 and worked notably in Black Sash, Smallville, Heroes, and Reaper. Since 2018, she portrays the main cast as Maggie Bell in the crime-drama TV series FBI.
In addition to career success, Peregrym enjoys a blissful married life and is the mother of a child. But it does not mean she didn’t go through relationship failure- she is a one-time divorcee. Further below are the details on her marriage, personal life, and net worth.
What Is Age and Height of Missy Peregrym?
Missy was born Melissa Peregrym on June 16, 1982, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As of late 2022, she is 40 years old and has a height of 5 feet 5 inches. Her nationality is Canadian.
The Surrey, British Columbia-raised actress is the daughter of Pentecostal minister father Rev. Darrell Peregrym. Her mother Vanessa Peregrym is a homemaker. She has two sisters.
While at Fleetwood Park Secondary School, Missy actively participated in sports; playing soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey. Then, she went to Aurora College and graduated in 2004.
Married Life Of Peregrym- Does She Have A Baby?
Currently, the Van Helsing actress lives with her second husband Tom Oakley, an Australian-born actor and producer. They married on December 30, 2018, in an intimate wedding ceremony in Los Angeles, United States.
On the day of the New Year of 2019, Peregrym confirmed via Instagram that she and Tom had exchanged vows with an adorable post from the celebration.
However, the duo never opened up about when and how they began dating.
With a month remaining for their 1st wedding anniversary, Missy Peregrym announced her pregnancy in October 2019 via Instagram. She shared a Boomerang video featuring two pairs of adult sneakers leaning against a plant pot while a matching pair of baby sneakers were in the front.
On March 21, 2020, the duo welcomed their first child, son Otis Paradis Oakley; Missy was 37 years old at that time.
The childbirth was at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York. In April 2020, on her Instagram post, the Canadian actress featured a picture of her newborn and thanked Dr. Brennan and his wife, Jais.
And after 2 years of first motherhood, the Catwoman actress revealed via an Instagram video in February 2022 that she and Tom were expecting their second child.
On June 6, 2022, Melissa aka Missy welcomed daughter Mela Joséphine Oakley but kept it a secret until an Instagram post on July 8, 2022. Moreover, the actress also revealed that she chose ‘water birth at home’.
At the moment, the family of four resides in the United States.
Ended Ten-Month Long Marriage With First Husband
As mentioned earlier, Missy Peregrym is a one-time divorcee. Before Tom (her current spouse), she was in a marital relationship with American actor & comedian Zachary Levi. Levi is widely famous for his role in the TV series Chuck and DC superhero-based film Shazam! (2019).
Peregrym and Levi had secretly exchanged vows on June 14, 2014, in Hawaii but only after 10 months, it was over for them. The Canadian-born actress filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.
Reportedly, the former duo split on December 3, 2014. Their divorce was finalized in 2015.
Aside from that, the Rookie Blue star was in a relationship with NFL star and two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger. They began dating in 2007 but broke up in 2008.
Is Missy Peregrym Active On Instagram?
Yes, Peregrym is an avid user of Instagram. Her official account with the handle @mperegrym has more than 361K followers as of late 2022. Missy joined Twitter (@mperegrym) in March 2009, where her followers are over 105.6K.
Net Worth Of Missy Peregrym [2023 Update Soon]
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Peregrym has an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2022. The update of her fortune in 2023 will be updated soon.
It was Missy’s mainstream fame through acting that earned her a considerable sum of money.
She worked as the main cast in 75 episodes of Rookie Blue, allegedly earning tens of thousands of dollars an episode. In addition to that, her TV appearance in FBI (2018- Present) grants a decent payroll. There, she shares the screen with Zeeko Zaki, Jeremy Sisto, Connie Nielsen, Ebonée Noel, and others.
Missy travels back and forth to Canada and the United States for her acting venture. In the United States, a TV actor can sum up to a salary of $57,000 annually. So, in comparison, an experience and famed actress like Peregrym earns hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.
Busy with her acting shoots, the Canadian actress does have active participation in charity works. Back in 2006, she worked with TOMS, a shoe company to aid the donation of safe footwear for communities in South America.
Career Before Acting and Journey To Fame
Then-18 years old, Missy began her career in modeling with Lizbell Agency. Then, she went from print to screen commercials and worked for Sprint Canada, Mercedes-Benz, and the Olympic Games.
After a couple of years, Peregrym made her on-screen debut in 2002 through guest appearances in Dark Angel and The Chris Isaak Show. Subsequently, she had brief TV roles in Smallville, Tru Calling, and Andromeda.
The actress he got notable attention as Haley Graham in the 2006 film Stick It. There, she portrayed a rebellious teenager Haley Graham who was considered one of the most talented gymnasts in the USA, and the story revolves around her.
Her TV breakthrough came with roles as Andi Prendergast in Reaper (2007-09) and as Officer Andrea Rookie Blue (2010-15). There, Missy worked alongside actors such as Gregory Smith, Enuka Okuma, Bret Harrison, and, Tyler Labine.
Then, she appeared in a recurring role in Van Helsing (2017-18). And currently, she plays one of the protagonists Maggie Bell in FBI (2018- Present).
Return To FBI-Why Was Not She On-Screen Briefly?
Fans were left in question after Missy’s character Maggie Bell suddenly got off the scene after the episode “Fear Nothing” in April 2022. Some even questioned what had happened to Missy Peregrym.
But in real life, the actress was on maternity leave- she confirmed her pregnancy in February 2022 and later gave birth to a baby girl in June. So, to cover up for her absence, her character went on medical leave following a life-threatening injury.
In October 2022, CBS officially announced her return date, which would be in November. Peregrym as Special agent Maggie Bell came back in the uniform on the episode titled “Ready or Not.”