Maggie Grace is an American actress renowned for her roles as Shannon Rutherford on the ABC series Lost, Kim Mills in the Taken film series, and Irina in The Twilight Saga movies. She earned a Young Artist Award nomination for her portrayal of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old murder victim, in the TV movie Murder in Greenwich. Some of her other notable acting credits include appearances in Murder in Greenwich, The Jane Austen Book Club, Californication, and Fear the Walking Dead.
Maggie Grace Biography
Maggie Grace was born on September 21, 1983, in Worthington, Ohio, USA. She is currently 40 years old.
|Birth Name||Margaret Grace Denig|
|Nickname||Maggie Grace, Miss America|
|Date of Birth||September 21, 1983|
|Place of Birth||Worthington, Ohio, U.S.|
|Age||40 years old|
|Ethnicity||English, German, Northern Irish|
Family and Education
Maggie Grace is the elder child of American parents, Valinn (formerly Everett) and Fred Denig, who managed a family-owned jewelry business. She has two younger siblings, Ian Denig and Marissa Palatas. Her brother-in-law is American actor Nick Palatas.
She has a heritage that includes English, German, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) roots.
Maggie attended Worthington Christian Schools from kindergarten through ninth grade and had a brief stint at Thomas Worthington High School, where she initiated her acting journey by participating in school plays and community theater.
Maggie Grace Husband
Maggie Grace married Brent Bushnell, who serves as the CEO of an entertainment company, on May 28, 2017. They welcomed their son in 2020.
Previously, she was involved with writer-director Matthew Cooke, and after dating for three years, they became engaged in February 2015. However, their relationship ended in January 2016. Additionally, she dated actor Ian Somerhalder from April 2006 to 2007.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 63 kg
Pounds – 139 lbs
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Green Eyes
Maggie Grace entered the world of acting in 2001 with her debut role as Rachel Reed in the web-based video series “Rachel’s Room,” which provided a glimpse into the life of a teenage girl.
Her inaugural leading role in a feature film came in 2005 when she portrayed Elizabeth Williams in “The Fog.”
In 2002, Maggie Grace made her debut in the TV series “Septuplets” in the role of Hope Wilde.
For her role as Kim Mills in the action thriller “Taken” trilogy in 2008, 2012, and 2015, and for playing Shannon Rutherford in the ABC drama series “Lost” from 2004 to 2006 and later in 2010.
She has been featured in numerous TV commercials, including the Dell Dude.
- Food – Chocolate, Strawberries
- Band – Radiohead
- Actress – Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett
Maggie Grace Net Worth
In 2023, Maggie Grace has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Social Media Profiles
Maggie Grace Facts
Maggie Grace maintains close friendships with actors Mía Maestro and Lee Pace.
While filming on the set of Lost, she rescued a feral cat named Roo, which was in a dire condition. She now affectionately refers to the cat as her travel companion.
She humorously acknowledges her clumsiness, often stating that she frequently trips over her own legs. In a playful manner, one of her former colleagues once nicknamed her “Maggie Graceless.”
In 2005, her performance in the film “Lost” earned her a nomination for the Teen Choice Award.
In 2005, Maggie Grace was ranked 27th on Maxim’s Hot 100 list and was also featured in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” list during the same year.
She attributes her mother as the inspiration for her.
Maggie Grace describes herself as an Anglophile, as she began corresponding with a pen pal in the Lake District when she was eight years old and made her first trip to England at the age of 13.
In 2018, Maggie Grace started portraying the character Althea Szewczyk-Przygocki in the AMC series Fear the Walking Dead. She also returned to this role in the spin-off series The Althea Tapes in 2019.