Merritt Patterson Height, Age, Dating, Bio, Net Worth, Facts

Merritt Patterson is a Canadian actress who became known for her role as Olivia on the short-lived Pretty Little Liars spin-off Ravenswood. She gained further momentum in her acting career with her portrayal of Ophelia on E! network’s television series The Royals. In addition to her successful acting career, she is also a talented dancer, who has won several competitive dance titles.

Merritt Patterson

Merritt Patterson Biography

Merritt Patterson was born on the 2nd of September 1990, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. She is currently 31 years old.

Birth NameMerritt Patterson
Date of BirthSeptember 2, 1990
Place of BirthWhistler, British Columbia, Canada
Age31 years old
Sun SignVirgo
EthnicityScottish, English
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Early Life: Family and Education

Merritt has not unfolded a lot of information about her personal life like her family background and her upbringing. Her father’s name is Dave Patterson and she grew up with her sister Mackenzie Patterson.

Information about her educational background is currently unavailable as she has not revealed those data publicly.

Merritt Patterson Personal Life

Talking about her relationship status, very little is known about her love life and dating history. She doesn’t want tabloids to pry eyes on her private life. In an interview with Galore Magazine in 2015, she revealed that she had a relationship with a man, however, she declined to reveal his identity.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 5 inches
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
WeightKilograms – 57 kg
Pounds – 126 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements35-26-35
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Shoe Size7 (US)/37.5 (EU)
Dress Size6 (US)/36 (EU)
Distinctive Features Blue Eyes

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Merritt Patterson made her screen debut with the fantasy horror film ‘The Hole’ as Jessica in 2009. She was credited as Merrit Patterson in the film.

Television Debut

Her first television appearance was a guest-starring role as Ashleigh Redmond in an episode of the ABC science fiction series ‘Kyle XY’ in 2006.

Notable Works

Merritt is widely known for her starring roles in the E! channel drama TV series, The Royals and in the supernatural teen drama series, Ravenswood.

Favorite Things

  • Food – Baked items such as peanut butter cookies and muffins, and chocolate.
  • Beverage – Coffee
  • TV Shows – Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, House of Cards, Breaking Bad, Scandal
  • Songs – Night Moves by Bob Seger and Jubel (Original Remix) by Klingande
  • Fashion Brands – Rag & Bone, All Saints, Zara, Aritzia, Nike and Lululemon
  • Shopping Places – Los Angeles, Canada, and London
  • Outfit – Sporty clothes and jeans
  • Spirit Animal – Orca and Raven
  • Place – Europe
  • Role Model – Meryl Streep

Merritt Patterson Net Worth

As of 2024, Merritt Patterson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Merritt Patterson Facts

She was raised in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

While in school she practiced dance and participated in many competitive dance shows.

In 2010, she outperformed 10,000 competitors to win the Canadian Herbal Essences’ Teen Model Search.

She started her career as a model before landing roles on television and films. However, in her early career, she had a tough time finding modeling representation as she was mostly rejected for her short stature.

Merritt was originally chosen for a recurring character Tess in the ABC Family series Ravenswood. But show producers later replaced model Elizabeth Whitson and cast her in the starring role of Olivia.