Maggie Q is the professional name of Margaret Denise Quigley, known as an American based actress and a model who is best recognized for featuring within the action movies like Mission: Impossible III as well as Live Free or Die Hard and also performed lead character of The CW’s action-thriller series entitled as Nikita, running from 2010 till 2013. Here is a quick summary of Maggie Q’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Maggie Q was born in the year 1979 in Honolulu, located in Hawaii and here she was brought up. Discussing about her parents, her father has Polish and Irish origin whereas her mother was identified as a Vietnamese migrant. They both met when her father was posted in Vietnam in the Vietnam War.
Her upbringing was done along with four siblings. Moreover, she appeared in Mililani Waena Elementary School as well as in Wheeler Intermediate School. Later, she appeared in Mililani High School, wherein she was present on the cross country, in track and field, as well as swim squads.
It is known that the actress has won the title of “Best Body” senior year, as well as did graduation in the year 1997. Moreover, she too won an athletics scholarship for a private university and desired to study veterinary science.
Maggie Q started off her career by working in modeling within Tokyo when she was of age 17 years, at the recommendation of her friend. Prior to that, she started creating an unsuccessful transfer to Taipei and lastly trying within Hong Kong, wherein she appeared through a name Maggie Q as the Chinese failed to pronounce Quigley correctly.
During the year 1998, the actress began acting based career within the TV drama titled House of the Dragon, identified as a hit in Asia.
During the year 2000, she has created her movie debut in the role of Anna within a horror movie titled Model from Hell and appeared on to feature as an FBI agent named Jane Quigley within the action thriller titled as Gen-Y Cops in the same year.
The actress’ appearance made in Gen-Y Cops has impressed Jackie Chan to a level that she got featured within Manhattan Midnight and Rush Hour 2. In the year 2002, the actress featured as martial artist killer named Charlene Ching within an action movie titled Naked Weapon.
Q also performed Harmony within the German-Singaporean TV mini-series titled House of Harmony in the year 2005. In the year 2014, the actress has worked on a character of Dauntless faction member named Tori Wu, within the film titled Divergent, known as an edition of the same-titled based novel.
Besides, she too re-enacted her character within the sequel to Divergent, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the one that started filming in the year 2014 and got released the next year.
Awards & Achievements
In the year 2008, Maggie Q was entitled as PETA Asia-Pacific’s “Person of the Year.” In the same year, the organization too listed her as one of the “Best-Dressed Celebrities” of the year 2008.
Net Worth of Maggie Q
Maggie Q has an estimated net worth of $6 million. She makes most of her income with her career as an actress and a model.
Right from her age of 17, she started functioning as a model in Asia. When functioning in Hong Kong, the actress was contacted by Jackie Chan. Later, she turned as celeb all over Asia, performing on the famous television show titled “House of the Dragon,” during the late 90s.
After that, she worked on bigger acting projects, like “Rush Hour 2” as well as “Naked Weapon.” Since then, she worked to perform within some film and television based productions like “Dragon Squad,” “Around the World in 80 Days”, “Live Free or Die Hard,” “Mission: Impossible III,” “Priest,” “Deception,” and “Divergent.”
Initially, Maggie Q got global fame as a model when she was still a teenager. Later, she shifted her focus to acting and achieved success which only a few actresses can have.