Maggie Grace is an American actress who is best known for her portrayal of Shannon Rutherford on the ABC television series Lost and Kim Mills in the Taken trilogy. She also played Irina in The Twilight Saga films. She received the Young Artist Award nomination for her role as a 15-year-old murder victim Martha Moxley in the television movie Murder in Greenwich. Her other notable acting credits include Murder in Greenwich, The Jane Austen Book Club, Californication, and Fear the Walking Dead.
Maggie Grace Biography
Maggie Grace was born on the 21st of September 1983, in Worthington, Ohio, United States of America. She’s 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 older daughter of American parents, Valinn (née Everett) and Fred Denig, who ran a family jewelry business. She has two younger siblings, Ian Denig and Marissa Palatas. American actor Nick Palatas is her brother-in-law.
She is English, German, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish).
Margaret attended Worthington Christian Schools from kindergarten through ninth grade and briefly attended Thomas Worthington High School, where she began acting in school plays and community theater.
Maggie Grace Husband
Maggie Grace married her manager Brent Bushnell on May 28, 2017. He is the CEO of an entertainment company. She gave birth to their son in 2020.
Prior, she had a relationship with writer-director, Matthew Cooke. They got engaged in February 2015 after dating for three years. But, the couple broke out in January 2016. She also 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 made her acting debut in the 2001 web-based videos series, Rachel’s Room as Rachel Reed. It portrays the affairs inside a teenage girl’s bedroom.
Her first starring role in a feature film was Elizabeth Williams in the 2005 film The Fog.
In 2002, Maggie debuted as Hope Wilde in the TV series Septuplets.
For her role as Kim Mills in the action thriller Taken trilogy in 2008, 2012, and 2015.
Having played Shannon Rutherford in the ABC’s drama series Lost from 2004 to 2006 and later in 2010.
She has appeared in many TV commercials like Dell Dude.
- Food – Chocolate, Strawberries
- Band – Radiohead
- Actress – Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett
Maggie Grace Net Worth
As of 2023, Maggie Grace has a net worth of $4 million.
Social Media Profiles
Maggie Grace Facts
Maggie is good friends with actors Mía Maestro and Lee Pace.
While working on the set of Lost, she adopted a feral cat named Roo, which she found in a dying state. She calls the cat ‘her travel buddy’ now.
She calls herself very clumsy, claiming to “trip over my legs all the time,” and was jokingly nicknamed “Maggie Graceless” by one of her former castmates
In 2005, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for her role in the film, Lost.
In 2005, Maggie Grace was ranked #27 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list. The same year, she was also included in the list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World” by FHM.
She credits her mother as her source of inspiration.
Maggie Grace is a self-proclaimed Anglophile, having written to a pen pal in the Lake District from the age of eight, having first visited England at 13 years old.
In 2018, she began playing the role of Althea Szewczyk-Przygocki in the AMC series Fear the Walking Dead. She reprised her role in the spin-off series The Althea Tapes in 2019.