Melissa Roxburgh is an acclaimed Canadian-born American actress known for her versatile roles and captivating performances in both films and TV series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series, Supernatural, The Marine 4: Moving Target, Star Trek Beyond, and Valor. She was cast as Michaela Stone in the NBC series Manifest from 2018 to 2023. In 2022, Roxburgh starred alongside Martin Lawrence and John Malkovich in the serial killer movie Mindcage, playing the role of detective Mary Kelly. With her natural talent and dedication to her craft, she has quickly risen to become a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. This biography delves into Melissa Roxburgh’s personal life, her journey to stardom, and her numerous accomplishments that have solidified her position as a rising star.
Melissa Roxburgh Biography
Melissa Roxburgh was born on December 10, 1992, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. According to her birthday, she is aged 30 as of 2024.
|December 10, 1992
|30 years old
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Family and Early Life
Born on December 10, 1992, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to parents Cam and Shelley Walpole, Melissa Roxburgh was raised in a supportive family environment. Her father is a Canadian pastor, and her mother is a British retired professional tennis player. She has three siblings – Kristie, Ashley, and Matt. Originally based in the United States, her parents moved to Canada and settled in Vancouver where they founded a church.
Despite being raised in a religious family, she developed an interest in acting very early on and her parents encouraged her to pursue her dreams. She participated in school plays and local theater productions while in school. Her passion for acting led her to enroll at William Esper Studio, where she studied acting. She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University.
Melissa Roxburgh began dating fellow actor J.R. Ramirez, her co-star from the TV series Manifest in 2018. After dating for more than three years, the duo parted ways in 2021 and later reconciled in 2022.
|5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm
Career and Net Worth
Melissa Roxburgh’s breakthrough came when she landed a role in the 2011 comedy film Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, where she portrayed the character of Rachel Lewis. She also starred in the film sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, but this time, she was cast as Heather Hills. Her exceptional performance in Diary of a Wimpy Kid opened doors for other opportunities, leading her to be cast in various television shows and films.
She played Michaela Stone in the NBC sitcom Manifest from 2018 to 2023, alongside actors Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, Luna Blaise, and Jack Messina. Some of her notable works include roles in TV series like Arrow, Supernatural, Legends of Tomorrow, Valor, and Travelers.
Her ability to effortlessly transition between TV series and films showcases her versatility as an actress. Beyond her acting talents, she has also demonstrated her directing skills by directing two episodes of the TV series Manifest.
As far as her net worth is concerned, Melissa has amassed huge wealth in the range of several million dollars. As of 2024, Melissa Roxburgh’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Her successful acting career has contributed significantly to her massive fortune.
Melissa Roxburgh Facts
She is an avid traveler and often shares her adventures on social media.
She launched her acting career when she was 17 years old.
Melissa is a passionate advocate for various charitable causes, supporting organizations dedicated to environmental conservation and mental health awareness. She is the GenR Leader for the International Rescue Committee.