Melanie Lynskey Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth 2023

Here, you can acquire adequate information regarding the biography of Melanie Lynskey including her height, weight, age, career, net worth, relationship, and so on.

Melanie Lynskey Biography

Melanie Lynskey was born on 16 May 1977, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. She is a New Zealand actress. Similarly, her full name is Melanie Jayne Lynskey. She is well-known for her acting in Drive, Psych, The Life & Times of Tim, Togetherness, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her date of birth, she is 45 years old in 2023. In addition, she stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70 Kg. She has a well-maintained body with 37 inches of bust, 27 inches of waist, and 35 inches of hips. Likewise, she has a beautiful look with dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Relationship Status?

Talking about her relationship status, she is in a relationship with Jason Ritter, an American actor. The couple was blessed with a daughter in 2018.


Regarding her family background, her father’s name is Kay Lynskey whereas her mother’s name is Tim Lynskey.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her education profile, she studied at New Plymouth Girls’ High School. She then enrolled in the Victoria University of Wellington.


The New Zealand actress started her acting career in the year 1994 by playing the role of Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures. Similarly, she then played the role of Deputy in The Frighteners in the year 1996. Likewise, she has played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Even After, Coyote Ugly, The Cherry Orchard, Say Uncle, Up in the Air, The Informant!, Away We Go, Park, The Big Ask, Psych, Memphis Beat, Girlboss, Sunshine, etc.

Melanie Lynskey Biography
Melanie Lynskey Biography

Besides, she is best known for playing the role of Molly Strand in Castle Rock, Michelle Pierson in Togetherness, Rose in Two and a Half Men, etc.  Moreover, her most recent works count the portrayal of Shauna Sheridan in Yellowjackets (2021), Shannon in Mom (2021), Dora Ericson in Young Sheldon (2021), etc. Furthermore, she has received a very long list of awards and honours which includes, the CinEuphoria Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Spotlight Award by Hollywood Film Awards, the Sundance Film Festival for U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Individual Performance, etc.

Melanie Lynskey‘s Social Media

For further information about her personal life, you can check on her social media accounts. She is active on Instagram.

Melanie Lynskey‘s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Melanie Lynskey.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Melanie Lynskey? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2023? Melanie Lynskey has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 5 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career.

Melanie Lynskey Facts

  1. She was first a non-vegetarian but she then decided to choose a vegetarian diet. She was identified as a pescetarian (One who discards other meat but is comfortable with fish, vegetables and sometimes dairy) in 2021.
  2. She has a dog named Mouse.
  3. She was diagnosed to be Misophonic.

Quick Information About Melanie Lynskey

Personal Details
Full NameMelanie Jayne Lynskey
Date of Birth16 May 1977
BirthplaceNew Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealand
Zodiac SignTaurus
Body Measurements
Age45 years
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight68 Kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Family & Relationship
FatherKay Lynskey
MotherTim Lynskey
Spouse/BoyfriendJason Ritter
Education and College
SchoolNew Plymouth Girls’ High School
College/UniversityVictoria University of Wellington
Debut Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Notable WorkDrive, Psych, The Life & Times of Tim, Togetherness, etc
Income & Net Worth
Net Worth (2023)$ 5 million
Net Worth (2022)   N/A
Annual Salary   N/A
Income SourceActing

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