Quick Facts of Margaret Denise Quingley

  • Full NameMargaret Denise Quingley
  • Net Worth$9 Million
  • Date of Birth1979 /05 /22
  • NicknameMaggie Q
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, U.S
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ProfessionActress
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1998–present
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildSlim
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • HoroscopeGemini

Margaret Denise Quigley a.k.a Maggie Q is an American actress, model, and animal rights, activist. She is famous for starring as the title role on The CW action-thriller series Nikita. Also, she appeared as a former-FBI agent and CIA Case Officer Hannah Wells in the political drama series Designated Survivor.

Maggie starred as martial artist assassin Charlene Ching in the action film Naked Weapon. She is currently an ambassador for Animals Asia Foundation. Apart, she has recently called off her engagement with her fiance Dylan McDermott.

Native of Honolulu

Maggie Q was born as Margaret Denise Quigley on May 22, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Moreover, her father and mother met while her father was stationed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. She was raised Catholic along with four siblings.

Maggie's early days picture
Maggie in her twenties, Photo Source: Instagram @maggieq

Maggie enrolled at Mililani Waena Elementary School and Wheeler Intermediate School. Later, she joined Mililani High School where she was on the cross country, track, and field and swim teams. Also, she won the title of ‘Best Body’ senior year and graduated in 1997.

Rise to Fame

Q started her career as a model and first began modeling in Tokyo, Japan at the age of 17. She made her Hollywood breakthrough as a co-star in Mission: Impossible III in 2006. Also, she appeared as Mai Linh in the Bruce Wills movie Live Free or Die Hard. Moreover, she became the lead character, an assassin gone rogue, on the CW series Nikita,  featuring Aaron Stanford, Ashton Holmes, and Devon Sawa.

In addition, Q played the recurring role of Devine in 1998’s television series House of the Dragon. Some of her television series include Stalker, Young Justice, House of Harmony and Mission in Trouble.

Net Worth in Millions

Maggie Q has amassed a great fortune from her sucessful career as an actress. The considerable amount of Q’s net worth is $9 million as of 2020. Well, the major way of her earning comes from her works as an actress, activist and former model. In addition, one of her filmLive Free or Die Hard has a box office collection of $388.1 million, while the budget of the movie is $110 million. So far, Maggie might have received a big paycheque from the big hit.

On the other hand, she has also received some sort of money from being a model. In fact, she has endorsed several big brands that pay a decent amount to Q.  Currently, she is a brand ambassador for the Animals Asia Foundation. With such great fortunes, she is enjoying a rich and lavish lifestyle.

Relationship Status

Moving onto Maggie’s current relationship status, she is single. However, her name was linked with several popular faces. She was in a relationship with her long time partner Daniel Henny. However, the couple broke up in 2005 and then after she began dating Justin Long. He is an American actor, comedian, and humorist.

Q and her former partner
Maggie with her former partner Brett, Photo Source: Getty Image

Soon after she parted her ways from Justin in 2007, she began dating Brett Ratner. Brett is an American director and producer who is famous for the film series, The Family Man, X-Men: The Last Stand. Likewise, she dated Los Angeles-based businessman Paul Alfonso from 2009 until 2010. The couple was together for just one year.

Former partner Dylan McDermott

After such a tragic heartbreak, Maggie remained single for more than four years, until she met Dylan McDermott. They had a first eye contact at the set of Stalker in early 2014. Soon after knowing each other for some time, the couple started dating. A year later on January 14, 2015, it was announced that Q was engaged to get married.

Maggie Q with her former partner
Maggie Q was engaged with Stalker actor

Following their four years of engagement, the two mentioned that they were not in a rush to have an actual wedding ceromany. Also, they added they were never able to lock down a date for the wedding as per their busy schedules. But, unfortunately, the two ended their relationship in February 2019.

Moving onto Dylan’s life, he was previously married to his long time girlfriend turned wife Shiva Rose in 1995. Together he shares two daughters Colette McDermott and Charlotte McDermott. The 57 years old, Stalker star is currently dating South-American model Hethielly Beck. Besides, there is no information about Maggie’s current relationship and boyfriend.