Melissa George Net Worth

March 3, 2023
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Melissa Suzanne George, born on the 6th of August, 1976, is an Australian actress who became famous for her roles in the television series “Alias” and “In Treatment”, and in the movies “The Amityville Horror” and “Turistas”.

So how much is Melissa George’s net worth? As of mid-2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $5 million, acquired from her years working as an actress which began in the early ‘90s.

Melissa George Net Worth $5 Million

Born in Perth, Western Australia, George came from a family of four children and is the daughter of Pam, a nurse, and Glenn, a construction worker. Her early years didn’t involve acting but more of dance – at seven she was already learning modern dance, ballet, tap and jazz, and her passion for dancing later on led her to the world of artistic roller skating. She competed in the sport and even won the bronze medal in the National Championship in 1989 and 1990, and a silver medal at the Junior World Championship the following year.

George attended Warwick Senior High School but asdidn’t matriculate she decided to pursue a career in modelling and acting. In 1992, after years of modelling she won the title of Western Australia’s Teenage Model of the Year. While modelling, a casting agent saw her and asked her to audition for the soap opera “Home and Away”, and she got the job. Her early years as a model and actress certainly established her career and also her net worth.

After getting the role in “Home and Away” in 1993 George moved to Sydney to focus on the series. She stayed in the show for three years until deciding that she wanted to try other roles.

In 1996, George moved to Los Angeles in the United States to look for bigger career opportunities. Fortunately in 1998 she was cast in the film “Dark City” and in 1999 in “The Limey”. In the early 2000’s she was also cast in the films “Sugar & Spice” and “Mulholland Drive”.

Eventually, George tried television and was able to appear in small roles in series including “Charmed”, “Thieves” and “Friends”, but her breakthrough role came in 2003 when she joined the cast of “Alias” – her role as the villain Lauren Reed became a hit among the fans of the show.

After leaving “Alias” in 2004, George hit it big in the movies when she starred along with Ryan Reynolds in “The Amityville Horror”, followed by “Derailed” with Clive Owen and Jennifer Aniston, and “Turista” in 2006, all boosting her net worth.

In 2008, George returned to television and starred in “In Treatment”. She also appeared in “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Lie to Me”, then appeared in the films “Triangle” and “A Lonely Place to Die’.

Today, George is still active as an actress. Some of her most recent appearances include “The Slap” and the short-lived “Heartbeat”. Her successful acting career has significantly increased her wealth throughout the years.

In terms of her personal life, George was married to Claudio Dabed, a film director and furniture designer. They met in 1998 and married two years later, but they divorce in 2011. For a while George also dated Russell Simmons but it didn’t go further. In 2011, she was seen dating Jean David Blanc, founder of AlloCine. Their relationship led them to having two children, Raphael and Solal, however, the pair split-up in 2016.

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