Her parents split when she was six years old, and she relocated with her mother and brother.
Melissa Peregrym (born June 16, 1982), addressed professionally as Missy Peregrym, is a former gorgeous model and actress from Canada.
She was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in 2016 for her role as Haley Graham in the 2006 film Stick It. Missy Peregrym also played Officer Andy McNally on the ABC and Global Television Network series Rookie Blue (2010–2015).
Let’s sneak preview some interesting facts about her personal life and professional career.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Melissa Peregrym|
|Stage Name:||Missy Peregrym|
|Born:||16 June 1982 (age 40 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Parents:||Rev. Darrell Peregrym, Vanessa Peregrym|
|Husband • Spouse:||Tom Oakley (m. 2018), Zachary Levi (m. 2014–2015)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Ben Roethlisberger (2007-2008), Brandon Countee (2005-2006).|
|Children:||Otis Paradis Oakley|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model|
|Net Worth:||US$3 million|
Early Life & Education
Missy Peregrym was born to Rev. Darrell Peregrym, a Pentecostal minister father, and Vanessa Peregrym, a housewife mother, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She was born on the 16th of June in 1982.
She described herself as a tomboy when she was younger. Her parents split when she was six years old, and she relocated with her mother and brother. After a brief stay in Montreal, the family relocated to Surrey, a lovely city in British Columbia.
Missy Peregrym received her education at Fleetwood Park Secondary School in Fleetwood, New Jersey. She later lived in the city of Los Angeles during her teens.
She was always enthusiastic about sports and activities and enjoyed playing and watching basketball and soccer. She even coached her high school, basketball team. During her high school and college years, Missy Peregrym also enjoyed skiing. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Aurora College in 2004.
In June 2014, Missy Peregrym married American actor Zachary Levi. She filed for divorce in April 2015, citing December 3, 2014, as the date of separation.
On December 30, 2018, Missy Peregrym married Australian actor Tom Oakley in Los Angeles.
Missy Peregrym‘s son, named Otis Paradis Oakley, was born on March 21, 2020, to Tom Oakley. In February 2022, she revealed her second pregnancy.
Missy Peregrym has been in a dating relationships with Ben Roethlisberger (2007-2008) and Brandon Countee (2005-2006).
Missy Peregrym began her professional career with the Lizbell Agency when she was 18 years old. Her agency pushed her to venture into advertisements during the early stages of her modeling career. She did advertisements for Mercedes-Benz, Sprint Canada, and the Olympic Games.
She made an appearance in the Dark Angel episode shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2000. She went on to guest star on The Chris Isaak Show, Black Sash, Jake 2.0, Smallville, Tru Calling, Life as We Know It, Andromeda, Heroes, and in the television film Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss.
Missy Peregrym made a cinematic debut in 2006, playing the lead role in Stick It, a drama about a rebellious adolescent forced to return to her former life in gymnastics. She also made a cameo superhero film titled Catwoman, which premiered in 2004.
On the television series Heroes, Missy Peregrym played Candice Wilmer, an illusionist who was branded as a female temptress. She was supposed to appear in the episode Parasite.
Missy Peregrym landed the lead role of Chloe Jocelyn in Yahoo.com’s online series titled Cybergeddon in 2012. As of September 27, 2012, nine series chapters have been filmed and are available for streaming. Her work in the series Cybergeddon earned her a Streamy Award in 2013.
With enormous fortune earned from movie roles and gigs, Missy Peregrym has amassed an estimated net worth of US$3 million.
- Instagram handle: @Mperegrym
- Twitter handle: @Mperegrym
- Stick It
- Wide Awake
- The Proposal
- Something Red
- Dark Angel
- Black Sash
- Tru Calling
- Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
- Life As We Know It
- Saving Hope
- The Night Shift