Is Maggie Q married? No, she isn’t. However, she is engaged to Stalker co-star Dylan McDermott since January 14, 2015. The couple met for the first time in early 2014. The lovely couple is not hurried to get married and is not in any rush to organize their wedding ceremony. We hope, your confusion regarding Maggie Q’s husband is solved Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Maggie below:
Who is Maggie Q?
Born as Margaret Denise Quigley, she is an American actress and a professional model as well. Further, she has proven to be an active animal rights activist as well as a health advocate. Mostly, she is noted for appearing in the movie Mission: Impossible III and Live Free or Die Hard and is also recognized for her contribution to The CW’s action-thriller series Nikita (2010 to 2013) in the title role. She portrayed the role of Tori Wu in the film adoption of the novel Divergent by Veronica Roth. For the ABC political drama Designated Survivor, she appeared as the FBI Agent Hannah Wells.
Early Life and Education
The American actress was born on May 22, 1979, which makes Maggie Q age be 41 years old as of 2020. Her place of birth is in Honolulu, Hawaii and was raised over there.
Talking about Maggie Q’s parents, she was born to father from Irish and Polish descent whereas her mother is an immigrant from Vietnam. Q’s parents met in Vietnam during the edge of Vietnam War where her father was stationed there. Q isn’t the only child to her parents as she is blessed with four other siblings. She grew up being a Catholic.
Regarding her education and academic achievements, Q went to the Mililani Waena Elementary School and later attended Wheeler Intermediate School. After that, she went to Mililani High School and while being enrolled over there, she used to be active in cross country, swimming and track & field. She was the winner of the “Best Body” title during her senior days. She completed her graduation in 1997. Being active in sports, she earned an athletics scholarship from a private university where she studied veterinary science. Because of some financial problems, Q’s parents were not able to afford her and later she left her hometown with a motto to earn enough money.
Career and Professional Life
One of Q’s friends suggested her to initiate her modeling career and therefore, she started modeling at the age of 17 in Tokyo, Japan. Before moving to Tokyo, she tried moving to Taipei but was unsuccessful and also tried to Honk Kong. She realized that the Chinese felt difficulty in pronouncing her surname “Quigley” properly and therefore she changed her professional name to “Maggie Q”.
She realized that her condition was like her mother who experienced language problem after leaving Vietnam. Maggie was selected by Jackie Chan while she was in Hong Kong and Chan was impressed seeing her potentiality in acting. She received intense training from him which made her understood the importance of professionalism. Q stated that she was not able to touch her toes and had never done martial arts but became motivated by her own stunts.
Maggie started her acting career in 1998 from the television drama named House of the Dragon, which proved to be a massive hit. With the beginning of the 21st century, she made her film debut appearing in a horror movie titled Model from Hell where she portrayed the role of Anna. That same year, she was seen in the action thriller Gen-Y Cops appearing in the role of Jane Quigley, an FBI agent. Her performance on the action thriller impressed superstar Jackie Chan which compelled him to cast Q in Rush Hour 2 and Manhattan Midnight.
Maggie was featured in the action film Naked Weapon in 2002 where she appeared as martial artist assassin Charlene Ching. With Russell Wong, Kelly Hu and other Asian-American actors, she co-starred in 2004’s 30-second PSA for CAUSE USA, The Least Likely. Q was also seen in the German-Singaporean an TV mini-series named House of Harmony where she was cast opposite to Fann Wong in 2005.
Maggie Q made her Hollywood breakthrough in 2006 from the American action spy film Mission: Impossible III where she co-starred alongside Tom Cruise. In the movie, she appeared as only the female member of the IMF team portraying the character of Zhen. Her next popular movie was he Bruce Willis movie Live Free or Die Hard directed Len Wiseman in 2007 where she appeared as Mai Linh. Q appeared as the granddaughter of the warlord Cao Cao named Cao Ying in 2008’s Honk Kong action war movie Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon.
She made her first ancient Chinese costume performance from the movie. Q was also featured in the thriller movie Deception in the same year which also starred Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman. Further, she also contributed to the video game Need for Speed: Undercover by starring as federal agent Chase Linh, a seductive lead character. She turned as an assassin gone rogue, the lead character on series Nikita which is based on the French film of the same name. She gained positive reviews for her appearance in the series and the character was the part of the “TV’s Toughest Ladies” and “TV’s Sexiest Crime Fighters” list by the TV Guide.
Maggie appeared in the film Divergent appearing in the role of Dauntless faction member Tori Wu. The movie is adapted from a novel of the name. For the sequel of the movie which was released on March 20, 2015. She became the part of the CBS drama series Stalker appearing as Detective Beth Davis. It was premiered on October 1, 2014. On the third installment of the Divergent series, she reprised her role.
Maggie Q is not married yet but is engaged to Dylan McDermott who could be her future husband. First, the duo met in early 2014 and fell in love with each other. This relationship confirms that Maggie’s sexuality is straight. She possibly resides in Studio City, Los Angeles, California but some sources have mentioned her residential status to be in Pound Ridge, New York and as of 2007, she used to live with few rescued dogs. Regarding her religion, she is Catholic.
Regarding her past dating history, Maggie was shortly romantically linked with Daniel Henney in 2005 with whom she met in Hong Kong while being at a party together. In 2007, she dated actor Justin Long after working together in the 2007 film Live Free or Die Hard. From 2008 to 2010, she was in the relationship with film director Brett Ratner but couldn’t continue their love life to conjugal life. It was reported that Maggie also dated her TV series Nikita crew member Thomas Care for a year.
Margaret Denise Quigley stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and weighs about 51 kilograms. With an athletic body structure, she possesses an appealing structure with a maintained physique. Talking more about her body, she has put five tattoos situated cross on her right forearm and in her left forearm. Further, tattoos are located in her side and hip. While making an explosive stunt, she lost her right ear hearing capacity temporarily after her eardrum got blown out.
Salary and Net worth
Margaret Denise Quigley has an estimated net worth of 6 million USD. She has a number of properties in her life including a house located in Pound Ridge, New York. Maggie has garnered multiple awards in her name including Maverick Award (2009) for her work in the Chinese historical action film The Warrior and the Wolf.
Wiki and Facts
Maggie Q’s bio has been mentioned on most of the demanded wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. She is available on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maggieq and on Twitter @MaggieQ where she has amassed over 252k and 284k followers respectively. Join her on Facebook @maggieq.