While discussing women in the #MeToo era, Australian-American actress and entrepreneur Melissa George recently made candid remarks. The former Home and Away star was in a tumultuous few years fighting a high-profile custody case with her French ex. She told:
‘I think women are feared because we’re so layered and mysterious and could be good or bad. When we’re bad we should be good, and when we’re good it’s like, why isn’t she bad?’
Melissa began her acting career with the highlighting role of Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera Home and Away in 1993. Since then, the actress has done heaps of successful movies and television shows.
Are you eager to know about Melissa George boyfriend and her past married life? Let’s take a moment to explore Melissa George bio, including her age, height, family, net worth, husband, children, and boyfriend.
|Birth Name||Melissa Suzanne George|
|Birth Date||August 6, 1976|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Profession||Actress and entrepreneur|
|Parents||Pamela and Glenn George|
|Dating/Boyfriend||Jean David Blanc (ex)|
|Married/Husband||Claudio Dabed (ex)|
|Siblings||Kate George, Marnie George, and Brett George|
|Net worth||$5 Million|
Melissa George Boyfriend, Husband & Children
In 1998, Melissa met her future husband, Claudio Dabed. Later, she married the Chilean furniture designer and film director in Bali. Unfortunately, after two years of marriage, she divorced her husband.
The same year after the divorce, Melissa met French entrepreneur, Jean David Blanc at a BAFTA awards party. Soon after, she began dating Jean, founder of AlloCiné. Together the couple has two children.
In 2014, Melissa gave birth to her first son, Raphaël. A year later, her second son was born. In September 2016, she parted her ways with her partner, Jean, following allegations of domestic abuse. Both received domestic assault charges over the incident, with her partner claiming her prompted the confrontation. Later, he paid her €1,000 for the damages.
Shortly after the incident, Melissa tried to fly to the United States with their two children for work preparation. However, French authorities stopped her from doing so after her partner, Jean, alleged she was struggling to kidnap their children. Currently, both of them share joint custody of their children. She flies between USA and France to “spend the maximum time” with her children.
As for now, Melissa is single. Back in 2018, she gave some indications about her new partner after she sparkled a diamond ring in an event. However, there aren’t any updates regarding the matter after that.
Melissa George Net Worth
She has earned immense fortune being an actress, model, and a former national roller-skating champion. In 1993, she debuted with the role of Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera Home and Away. Later, she moved to America where she made her big-screen debut with the neo-noir/science fiction film Dark City. Some of her other popular films are The Limey, Mulholland Drive, Sugar & Spice, and Down with Love.
Melissa did a succession of horror movies like Derailed, Turistas, WΔZ, Triangle, A Lonely Place to Die, and Felony. She also played as Alias on Grey’s Anatomy. Her performance in The Good Wife and Heartbeat were incredible.
In 2008, she received a Golden Globe nomination for the character of Laura Hill on HBO’s In Treatment (2008). After she did the miniseries The Slap, she won a Logie Award. Her net worth dwells around $5 million.
Melissa George Bio – Wiki: Age, Height, Parents, Birthday
Melissa Suzanne George was born in 1976 in Perth, Western Australia, to her parents – Pamela and Glenn George. Her mother was a nurse, and her father is a former construction worker. She went to Warwick Senior High School. At the age of seven, she began studying jazz, tap, ballet, and modern dance. She is also an Australian national roller skating champion too.
Melissa turns a year older on 6 August, which makes her current age 42. She is of Scottish origin from her mother’s side. She is a cousin of an opera singer, Taryn Fiebig.
The Perth-born actress received American citizenship in 2008. She has a decent height of 5 feet 6 inches.