Melanie Lynskey Bio, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age

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Melanie Lynskey: Biography in Details

Who is Melanie Lynskey?

Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealand Actress and Vocal Actress. She is famous for playing quirky, soft-spoken but headstrong characters and works mainly in independent Firms.

Recently her famous Tv mini-series is Candy(2022)  playing the role of Betty Gore. Likewise, she played in  Yellowjackets(2021-2022) as Shauna, Don’t look up(2021), Sunshine(2017) as Zara Skelton, and Two and a Half Men as Rose.

What is the zodiac sign of Melanie Lynskey?

Malanie Lynskey is 46 years old and born on 16 May 1977 in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.  Her Zodiac Sign is Taurus. Her parents’ name is Kay Lynskey, a former nurse, and Tim Lynskey an orthopedic surgeon. She has three brothers and two sisters, and among them, she is the oldest child.

Talking about her education Melanie Lynskey studied at New Plymouth Girls high school where she was involved in the drama department and school plays. After that, she joined high school at the Victoria University of Wellington

Career and professional life

Melanie Lynskey started he acting career when she was just 17 years old. Lynskey made her first debut starring as a teenage murderess in Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creature (1994). Furthermore, She build a career and earned her name and fame in a very short period of time. Since then she has amassed a number of credits in both features and television. She is nominated for the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Performance for her starring role as a depressed divorce in Hello I Must Be Going(2012).

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Additionally, Melanie Lynskey has played in many movies Like TheFrighteners(1996) as Deputy, Foreign correspondents(1999), Detroit Rock City(1999) as Beth, Coyote Ugly(2000) as Gloria, Rose Red( 2002) as Rachel Wheaton, The shield(2003), Drive(2007) as Wendy partakas, Comanche moon(2008) as Pearl Coleman, The Lword(2008) as Clea Manson. Her latest Tv series is Candy(2022) as Betty Gore and Famous Netflix series Yellowjackets(2021-2022). Moreover, Most Recently she appeared opposite Anthony LaPaglia in the Australian SBS Tv drama Sunshine Kings.


  •  Awards Circuit Community Awards
  • Central Ohio Film Critics Association with Best Cast Ensemble in 2009, CinEuphoria Awards with Best Supporting Actress International Competition in 2011,
  • Hollywood Film Awards with Spotlight Awards in 2009,
  • New Zealand Film and Television  Awards with Best Actress in 1995,
  • RiverRun International Film Festival with Emerging Mater in 2014,
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Awards with Best Performance by an Ensemble in 2012,
  •  Sundance film festival with US dramatic Special jury Awards for Individual Performace in 2016,
  • Behind the Voice Actors Awards with Best Vocal Ensemble in a New television series in 2014.

How much does Melanie Lynskey earn?

Melanie Lynskey’s net worth is estimated at approximately $5 million-$ 10 million. Furthermore, her salary is not disclosed yet.

Malanie Lynskey: Rumors and controversy

On 2014 may 23 Malanie Lynskey and her ex-husband Jimmi Simpson divorced. Which creates Rumors and controversy.

Height, Weight, Body Measurement

Melanie Lynskey’s height stands up to 5feet 7 inches. Her weight is 57 kg.

She has dark brown hair and black pairs of eyes. Plus her body measurement is 37-27-35. Her bra size is 42C, Dress size is 10, and shoe size is 8.5 US.

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Social media

Moving on to her social media account, Melanie Lynskey has verified her Instagram account.  Her Instagram accounts have 88.7k followers and 752 followings. Additionally, her Twitter account has 142.3k followers and 2393 followings.

Trivia/ Facts

  • She was awarded Best Actress in a Horror Series.
  • She was suffers from Misophonia.
  • Lynskey becomes a vegetarian at the age of 10.

Melanie Lynskey’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 May Thursday
2025 May Friday
2026 May Saturday
2027 May Sunday
2028 May Tuesday

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