Melanie Lynskey Net Worth, Age, Family, Husband, Biography, and More

Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealand Actress, she was born on 16 May 1977 in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. Melanie is known for portraying the role of ‘Pauline Parker’ in the movie ‘Heavenly Creatures’.

She acted in films like ‘The Frighteners’ (1996), ‘Sadie’ (2018), and ‘Don’t Look Up’ (2021). She appeared in television series like ‘Rose Red’ (2002), ‘Yellowjackets’ (2021), and ‘Candy’ (2022).

In 2022, Lynskey won the ‘Gracie Award’ in the category of Actress in a Leading Role — Drama for the television series ‘Yellowjackets’.

 

Melanie Lynskey Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Salary, Movies, Family, Boyfriend, Husband, Income, Kids, Father, Biography, and More.

Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Bio in short
Real Name Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Nick Name Melanie
Nationality New Zealand
Date of Birth 16 May 1977
Age (as in 2022) 45
Work Actress
Famous as Actress
Birth Place New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Hometown New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Height Feet: 5 feet 07 inches
Centimeters: 170 CM
Meters: 1.70 M
Waist 32 inches
Weight Approx 60 kg
(132 lbs)
Caste Under review
Education  Graduate
Net worth (as in 2022) $ 05 Million
Achievement 1) ‘New Zealand Film and Television Award’ for the film ‘Heavenly Creatures’ (1995)

2) ‘Hollywood Film Award’ (2009)

3) ‘CinEuphoria Award’ for the movie ‘Away We Go’ (2011)

4) ‘San Diego Film Critics Society Award’ for the movie ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ (2012)

5) ‘RiverRun International Film Festival Award’ (2014)

6) ‘Behind the Voice Actors Award’ for the television series ‘Over the Garden Wall’ (2014)

7) ‘Sundance Film Festival Award’ for the film ‘The Intervention’ (2016)

8) ‘Critics’ Choice Super Award’ for the TV Series ‘Yellowjackets’ (2022)

9) ‘Gracie Award’ for the TV Series ‘Yellowjackets’ (2022)

Zodiac sign / Star sign Taurus
Hobbies Traveling, Shopping

 

Melanie Lynskey’s Net Worth

According to Gmda.in, Melanie’s Net Worth is below, she Lives a Luxury LifeStyle, Lynskey’s Primary Net Worth income comes from Films, Television, and Secondary income comes from Brands, ads, and Others.

As of 2022, Melanie Lynskey’s Net Worth is $ 05 Million.

Melanie Lynskey Net Worth
Net Worth in 2022 $ 05 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $ 05 Million
In 2020 Net Worth $ 03 Million
In 2019 Net Worth $ 03 Million
Salary Monthly $ 5000
Income Source Melanie Lynskey’s Primary Net Worth income comes from Films, Television, and Secondary income comes from Brands, ads, and Others.
Income Verified Status Not Verified.
Note: This is her estimated income, she has never revealed her income.

Melanie Car Collection 

  • Under review

Bike Collection

  • Under review

 

Melanie Education

Melanie completed her Schooling at New Plymouth Girls’ High School and College at Victoria University of Wellington. Her Highest Qualification is Graduation.

Melanie Family and Affairs/ Gf

Family

Current relation status Married
Father name Tim Lynskey
Mother name Kay Lynskey
Sister name Under review
Brother name Under review
Boyfriend name Under review
Husband name Jason Ritter
Daughter name Under review
Son name Under review
IMDb Profile IMDb
Wikipedia Profile Wikipedia

Melanie was born in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. Her mother’s name is Kay Lynskey and her father’s name is Tim Lynskey, brother and sister’s name is Under review.

Melanie Lynskey’s Husband’s name is Jason Ritter.

 

Controversy

  • Melanie came into controversy when she got the opportunity to work in the movie ‘Heavenly Creatures’.

 

Charity

Melanie donated to NGOs and trusts, she has never revealed her donation, According to Gmda.in, Lynskey donated to the needed ones and helped many people with education.

Melanie Lynskey Awards and Achievement

  • She was awarded the ‘New Zealand Film and Television Award’ in the category of Best Actress for the film ‘Heavenly Creatures’ (1995).
  • Lynskey received the ‘Hollywood Film Award’ (2009).
  • She won the ‘CinEuphoria Award’ in the category of Best Supporting Actress — International Competition for the movie ‘Away We Go’ (2011).
  • In 2012, she was honored with the ‘San Diego Film Critics Society Award’ in the category of ‘Best Performance by an Ensemble’ for the movie ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’.
  • Melanie got the ‘RiverRun International Film Festival Award’ (2014).
  • She got the ‘Behind the Voice Actors Award’ in the category of Best Vocal Ensemble in the television series ‘Over the Garden Wall’ (2014).
  • She won the ‘Sundance Film Festival Award’ for the movie ‘The Intervention’ (2016).
  • Lynskey received the ‘Critics’ Choice Super Award’ in the category of Best Actress in a Horror Series ‘Yellowjackets’ (2022).
  • In 2022, she was awarded the ‘Gracie Award’ in the category of Actress in a Leading Role — Drama for the television series ‘Yellowjackets’.

 

Melanie Lynskey Biography / Interesting Fact

  • Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealand Actress, Melanie is known for portraying the role of ‘Pauline Parker’ in the movie ‘Heavenly Creatures’.

Melanie Lynskey

  • She was born in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.
  • From her childhood, Melanie was interested in acting.
  • Her father’s name is ‘Tim Lynskey’ and her mother’s name is ‘Kay Lynskey’.
  • She attended New Plymouth Girls’ High School, where she used to be involved in the drama department and school plays.
  • Lynskey completed her college at Victoria University of Wellington.
  • At the age of 16, she made her debut in the biographical psychological drama film ‘Heavenly Creatures’ (1994).
  • In 1996, she acted in the supernatural comedy horror movie ‘The Frighteners’ which was directed by ‘Peter Jackson’.
  • Melanie portrayed the role of ‘Jacqueline’ in the romantic drama film ‘Ever After’ (1998).
  • She was part of movies like ‘Foreign Correspondents’, ‘Detroit Rock City’, ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’, and ‘The Cherry Orchard’ (1999).
  • She starred in the musical comedy-drama film ‘Coyote Ugly’ (2000).
  • Lynskey worked in the movie ‘Snakeskin’ (2001), which was written by ‘Gillian Ashurst’.
  • She got the opportunity to work in the television series ‘Rose Red’ (2002).
  • In the same year, she was seen in films like ‘Shooters’, ‘Abandon’, and ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.
  • Melanie worked in the horror thriller movie ‘Claustrophobia’ (2003).
  • She appeared in the biographical drama film ‘Shattered Glass’ (2003).
  • In 2003, she was part of TV series like ‘The Shield’ and ‘Two and a Half Men’.
  • Lynskey acted in the short film ‘The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder’ (2004).
  • She starred in the black comedy movie ‘Say Uncle’ (2005), which was directed by ‘Peter Paige’.
  • She appeared as the wife of ‘Rene Gagnon’ in the film ‘Flags of Our Fathers’ (2006).
  • Melanie worked in the action drama television series ‘Drive’ (2007).
  • She was part of movies like ‘Park’ and ‘Itty Bitty Titty Committee’ (2007).
  • Her first release in 2008, is the film ‘Show of Hands’.
  • She played the role of ‘Monique’ in the movie ‘A Quiet Little Marriage’ (2008).
  • In the same year, she was seen in TV series like ‘Comanche Moon’, ‘Psych’, and ‘The L Word’.
  • Lynskey acted in the television series ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ (2009).
  • In 2009, she appeared in movies like ‘Away We Go’, ‘Up in the Air’, ‘The Informant!’, and ‘Leaves of Grass’.
  • She worked in the film ‘Helena from the Wedding’ (2010).
  • In the same year, Melanie was seen in the TV series ‘Memphis Beat’.
  • She gave her voice to the character ‘Becky’ in the animated television series ‘The Life & Times of Tim’ (2010).
  • She worked with the famous actor ‘Paul Giamatti’ in the sports comedy-drama movie ‘Win Win’ (2011).
  • Lynskey portrayed the role of ‘Macy’ in the film ‘Touchback’ (2011).
  • She worked in the TV series ‘House’ (2012).
  • In 2012, she acted in movies like ‘Hello I Must Be Going’, ‘Eye of the Hurricane’, ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’, and ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’.
  • Melanie starred in the film ‘Putzel’ (2012).
  • Her first release of 2013, is the movie ‘The Big Ask’.
  • In 2014, she was part of films like ‘Happy Christmas’, ‘They Came Together’, ‘Chu and Blossom’, ‘We’ll Never Have Paris’, and ‘Goodbye to All That’.
  • She gave her voice in animated television series like ‘Over the Garden Wall’ and ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ (2014).
  • Lynskey worked in the comedy-drama movie ‘Digging for Fire’ (2015).
  • In the same year, she was seen in TV series like ‘Togetherness’ and ‘Key & Peele’.
  • She gave her voice to the character ‘Megan’ in the animated television series ‘Future-Worm!’ (2016).
  • Melanie appeared in films like ‘The Intervention’, ‘Rainbow Time’, ‘The Great & The Small’, ‘Little Boxes’, and ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’ (2016).
  • She played the lead role of ‘Ruth’ in the comedy thriller movie ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ (2016).
  • She gave her voice to the character ‘Linda’ in the animated TV series ‘Animals’ (2016).
  • Lynskey starred in the television series ‘Our Ex-Wife’ (2016).
  • In 2017, she was seen in films like ‘XX’, ‘1 Mile to You’, ‘And Then I Go’, and ‘The Changeover’.
  • She gave her voice to the character ‘Sharon’ in the adult animated television series ‘American Dad!’ (2017).
  • Melanie was part of TV series like ‘Girlboss’, ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’, and ‘Sunshine’ (2017).
  • She acted in the drama movie ‘Sadie’ (2018), which was produced by ‘Lacey Leavitt’ and ‘Jennessa West’.
  • She gave her voice to the character ‘Sun’ in the animated television series ‘Summer Camp Island’ (2018).
  • Lynskey portrayed the role of ‘Molly Strand’ in the psychological horror streaming TV series ‘Castle Rock’ (2018).
  • She worked in the comedy-drama anthology series ‘Easy’ (2019).
  • In 2020, she was part of the historical drama television miniseries ‘Mrs. America’.
  • Melanie was seen in TV series like ‘Young Sheldon’, ‘Mom’, and ‘Yellowjackets’ (2021).
  • She played the role of ‘Hannah’ in the buddy comedy film ‘Lady of the Manor’ (2021).
  • In the same year, she appeared in the apocalyptic satire movie ‘Don’t Look Up’ which was directed by ‘Adam McKay’.
  • Lynskey acted in the biographical crime drama television series ‘Candy’ (2022).
  • She was invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • She is a close friend of the actress ‘Clea DuVal’.
  • Melanie has more than 100 K Followers on Instagram.
  • She starred in the music video song “Waiting on Love” by Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers.
  • Lynskey has been open about her struggle with an eating disorder, which lasted for several years. Speaking in 2016, she said that she was “very unwell for a long time”, and later recalled that “even when I was … 58 kilograms (128 pounds) I would still be shamed in wardrobe fittings for not being sample size”.

 

Melanie Lynskey Tv Series List

  • Rose Red (2002)
  • The Shield (2003)
  • Two and a Half Men (2003)
  • Drive (2007)
  • Comanche Moon (2008)
  • Psych (2008)
  • The L Word (2008)
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2009)
  • Memphis Beat (2010)
  • The Life & Times of Tim (2010)
  • House (2012)
  • Over the Garden Wall (2014)
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2014)
  • Togetherness (2015)
  • Key & Peele (2015)
  • Future-Worm! (2016)
  • Animals (2016)
  • Our Ex-Wife (2016)
  • American Dad! (2017)
  • Girlboss (2017)
  • Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (2017)
  • Sunshine (2017)
  • Summer Camp Island (2018)
  • Castle Rock (2018)
  • Easy (2019)
  • Mrs. America (2020)
  • Young Sheldon (2021)
  • Mom (2021)
  • Yellowjackets (2021)
  • Candy (2022)

 

Melanie Lynskey Movie List

  • Heavenly Creatures (1994)
  • The Frighteners (1996)
  • Ever After (1998)
  • Foreign Correspondents (1999)
  • Detroit Rock City (1999)
  • But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)
  • The Cherry Orchard (1999)
  • Coyote Ugly (2000)
  • Snakeskin (2001)
  • Shooters (2002)
  • Abandon (2002)
  • Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
  • Claustrophobia (2003)
  • Shattered Glass (2003)
  • The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder (2004)
  • Say Uncle (2005)
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
  • Park (2007)
  • Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
  • Show of Hands (2008)
  • A Quiet Little Marriage (2008)
  • Away We Go (2009)
  • Up in the Air (2009)
  • The Informant! (2009)
  • Leaves of Grass (2009)
  • Helena from the Wedding (2010)
  • Win Win (2011)
  • Touchback (2011)
  • Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
  • Eye of the Hurricane (2012)
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • Putzel (2012)
  • The Big Ask (2013)
  • Happy Christmas (2014)
  • They Came Together (2014)
  • Chu and Blossom (2014)
  • We’ll Never Have Paris (2014)
  • Goodbye to All That (2014)
  • Digging for Fire (2015)
  • The Intervention (2016)
  • Rainbow Time (2016)
  • The Great & The Small (2016)
  • Little Boxes (2016)
  • Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)
  • I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2016)
  • XX (2017)
  • 1 Mile to You (2017)
  • And Then I Go (2017)
  • The Changeover (2017)
  • Sadie (2018)
  • Lady of the Manor (2021)
  • Don’t Look Up (2021)

 

Melanie Lynskey Short Film List

  • Measureless to Man (1999)
  • The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder (2004)

 

Favorites Actor, Actress, Food, Colour, Destination

Actors

  • Under review

Actress 

  • Under review

Food 

  • Home Food

Colour

  • Black

Destinations

  • Under review

 

Instagram

Melanie is a socially active person, loves to share her pictures and stories on Instagram.

Followers: 109 K
Following: 883
Posts: 71

 

FAQ

Who is Melanie Lynskey?

Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealand Actress from New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. Melanie is known for working in films like ‘The Frighteners’, ‘The Changeover’, and ‘Don’t Look Up’.

 

What is Melanie Lynskey’s Husband’s name?

Melanie Lynskey’s Husband’s name is Jason Ritter.

 

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