Who is Michelle Morgan?
Michelle Morgan was born on 16 July 1981, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada of Chilean descent, and so is currently aged 38. She is an actress, director and producer, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Debra Moynihan in the zombie horror film “Diary Of The Dead” (2007), and playing Samantha Louise ‘Lou’ Fleming in the long-running CBC family drama series “Heartland” (2007-2019).
Would you like to know more about Michelle Morgan’s professional acting career and personal life as well? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Michelle Morgan Net Worth
Her career started in 1999, and she has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily known as an actress. So, if you ever wondered how rich Michelle Morgan is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $2 million, accumulated through her successful career, which has included working as a director and producer, which also improves her wealth. If she continues to develop her career further, her net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Michelle spent her childhood divided between Vancouver and Toronto, where she was raised alongside five siblings in a Chilean-Canadian family. Her parents’ names and professions have not been revealed to the public.
Michelle developed her love for acting in the tenth grade, when her talent was spotted by one of her teachers, so she joined the Improv Team and began performing with them. Upon matriculation, she enrolled into the University of Toronto, studying Theatre and Classical Literature.
Right after graduation, Michelle started pursuing her career as an actress. Initially she performed at various independent venues, which she produced alongside her friends. She also made appearances in live comedy sketch shows at Laugh Sabbath nights in Toronto, and also collaborated with such comedians as Chris Locke and Nathan Fielder on several short film titles. All of these projects marked the establishment of her net worth.
TV and Film
Michelle’s professional acting career officially began in 1991 when she made her debut film appearance in the role of Rebecca in the NBC thriller “Road Rage”, featuring Jere Burns and Yasmine Bleeth. Afterwards, she was not very successful in the search for new projects until she got an opportunity to appear in the small role as Onyangos Tochter in the TV mini-series “Die Patriarchin” in 2005, which was followed by her portrayal of Lauren Bessette in the TV documentary series “Final 24” (2006).
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Rise to Fame and “Heartland”
In 2007, Michelle was quite busy as she guest-starred in two episodes of the Citytv drama series “Across The River To Motor City”, was cast as Donna Marks in the Sci Fi Channel monster film “Fire Serpent”, directed by John Terlesky, and landed the role of Debra Moynihan in George A. Romero’s zombie horror film “Diary Of The Dead”. She came to prominence during the same year, as she was chosen to portray Samantha Louise ‘Lou’ Fleming in the CBC family drama series “Heartland”, which is currently in its 12th season, adding a considerable amount to her net worth and increasing enormously her popularity all over the world.
The late 2000s
Michelle’s next major appearance came with the role of The Wrong Felice in the mockumentary comedy film “Confessions Of A Porn Addict”, which was followed by her guest-starring as Abigail in an episode of the Showtime drama series “The L World”, both in 2008. In January of the same year, she guest-starred as F.R.A.N. in an episode of the Sci Fi Channel military adventure series “Stargate Atlantis”, and then returned in the role of Dr. Elizabeth Weir in another episode, which made her the fourth actress to play Weir, after Torri Higginson, Jessica Steen, and Holly Dignard. By the end of the decade, Michelle also featured as Celeste in the TV series “Bunny Hug”, and reprised the role of ‘Lou’ Fleming in the TV special “A Heartland Christmas”, both in 2010.
The early and the mid-2010s
In the first half of 2010s, Michelle did not make any notable appearances, but guest-starred in such TV and film titles as “Dominant Gene” (2011), “Package Deal” (2013), and “Supernatural” (2015). In the following year, she landed the roles of Laura in the drama film “Palki”, and Sarah Wright in the TV film “The Rooftop Christmas Tree”, increasing further her net worth.
To speak further of her professional acting career, Michelle continued to line up successes in recent years – in 2017 she starred as Kim in the TV romantic comedy film “While You Were Dating”, played Maria in Sandi Somers’ thriller “Ice Blue”, and portrayed Mary in the TV family romantic comedy film “A Very Country Christmas”. Her next major role came in the next year, when she featured as Athea Hixon in the sci-fi film “Deep Space”, which was followed by her portrayal of Anita in her own short film “Mi Madre, My Father”, the same year, for which she won the 2019 Best Female Director award at the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Most recently, she reprised the role of Lou in the CBC series “Hudson”. Besides that, it is also announced that she will appear as Sarah in the drama film “Sugar Daddy”, and as Athea in the sci-fi web series “Deep Six”, both of which are currently in post-production, so her net worth will certainly be increased.
To talk about her personal life, Michelle Morgan married Derek Tisdelle in June of 2012, after several years of dating. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Mara Carmen, in April of 2011, while the couple welcomed a boy named Noah Santiago in September of 2012. Their current residence is in Vancouver, Canada. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys surfing, snowboarding and practicing yoga.
Michelle is also known for her charity work, as she is a passionate advocate for women’s rights. Since 2013, she has been serving at the Brenda Strafford Centre as the “I Am Courage” campaign ambassador for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. Two years later, she was chosen to serve in the position of the “My Homefront” campaign ambassador for the Homefront organization, which provides help to the victims of domestic abuse.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Michelle Morgan is apparently a very beautiful woman with long dark brown wavy hair and blue colored eyes. She also has a slim body with a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while her weight is reputed to be around 137lbs (62kgs), and her vital statistics 34-29-34.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Michelle is an active member across many of the most popular social media platforms, which she uses not only to promote her professional career but also to share various other contents with her fans. So, she runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 174,000 followers, as well as her official Twitter account, having more than 45,000 followers. Michelle also has her own Facebook page with almost 37,000 fans.