Melissa George's personal and professional life.

HitBerryPublished on   14 Apr, 2016Updated on   30 May, 2021

1992 Western Australia's teenage model of the year is the title enough for us to describe her alluring beauty. She may have almost reached her forties, but her beauty has stuck with time.

Melissa married Chilean furniture designer Claudio Dabed in the year 2000. Despite being married for over a decade, they divorced in 2011. They didn’t have any children. Then she had an affair with Russell Simmons but they too broke up a while after. Currently, she is dating French businessman Jean-David Blanc. She has two children with her partner. Her second baby was born on 2015. Despite being together for a while now, it seems they are not in a hurry to get married as they believe they are already husband and wife without getting married.

Former national roller skating champion Melissa George is one of Australia’s best teenage roller skater and had won more than a dozen awards by the time she reached 16.

Melissa has developed a keen interest in dancing at the young age and studied jazz, ballet and other various arts by 7. Her interest for dance eventually shifted to roller skating due to the similarity in them. This induced her to compete in various events throughout Australia.  After she turned 16, she left roller skating to pursue her career.

Starting her career as a model, she has received wide fame and popularity that has listed her in one of the most prominent Australian Model of her time. Melissa has even appeared topless in 1997 in an issue of Australian Playboy while she was 21. After that, she left for the US and tried for Hollywood.

Known for her remarkable role in the TV series Home and Away, she won the award for Best New Talent and Most Popular Actress in 1994 and 1995 respectively. Not only this, but she has been awarded and nominated dozens of times for her exceptional performance in series like The Slap and movies like Triangle (2009).

Some of  Melissa’s most noteworthy performance in TV series are as Angel Parrish in Home and Away, Marilyn Garbanza in The Good Wife, Sadie Harris in Grey’s Anatomy among numerous other roles. Her famous movie roles include The Amityville Horror (2005), Felony (2013), A Lonely Place to Die (2011), Between Us (2012), etc.

Golden Globe nominee Melissa is a very dedicated actress and uncompromising on her job. Albeit being carefree and cheerful she does not like to take her role for granted. For her role in the movie A Lonely Place to Die, she climbed Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles. Well, it isn’t that high a mountain, still her dedication is second to none.

Throughout her career, she has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies and together with all her assets, her net worth as in 2015 is estimated to be a whopping $5 million. More information regarding her bio and other records can be found online in her Wiki and IMDB and other sites.