Starting a career at a very early age is not meaningful if you will not be able to satisfy with your work. One has to do lots of hard work and try to give hundred percent on it. 35-year actress, Lindsay who just started her career five years before has achieved lots of success in her professional life. Till now she has won several awards. Well, today we will be discussing in detail about her Tony Award achievement. also, get to know about her personal life in detail.
The popular actress, Lindsay Mendez has recently won Tony Award for her work in Carousel. It's her first Tony Award as she achieved the victory in the Best Featured Actress in a Musical category. The win was announced at Radio City Music Hall at the Tony ceremony on June 10, 2018.
Mendez makes her first nomination in Tony Award, also wins and leaves behind all the nominees in this category. The other nominees were Renée Fleming for Carousel, Diana Rigg for My Fair Lady, Ashley Park for Mean Girls, and Ariana DeBose for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.
YouTube: Lindsay Mendez interview in backstage in Tony Award;
After her win, the actress stated onstage that when she had moved to the New York City, she was told that her surname wouldn't work. But, her fame after all this made her proud to be part of "a community that celebrates diversity and individuality." She ends her statement recommending that they should always be their true self and the world will take note.
As per her personal life, Lindsay has married twice. Currently, she is with her second husband Philip Wakefield with whom she got married in the year 2016. The pair shared their nuptials in a two-part wedding.
Once in New York as Lindsay's parents reside there and in Kansas City as Philip's parents reside there. Legally, the couple got married on May 6, 2016, in the courthouse in the same date of their dating anniversary.
Talking about her first marriage, Lindsay got married to the musical director, Michael Borth on June 6, 2008. The pair who work together for several years met each other for the first time in Mendez's high school. They remained friends for many years before jumping into a dating relationship. Despite having a busy schedule, the couple manages to stay together in one place in the first year of marriage.
But the thing didn't work well in their marriage and couple decided to separate in 2014 even after being married for six years.
|1. Lindsay Michelle Mendez aka Lindsay Mendez was born on March 1, 1983, in California, US.|
|2. Lindsay Mendez started her acting career at the age of 30.|
|3. Lindsay Mendez is graduated from Orange County High School of the Arts.|
|4. Lindsay Mendez has married twice.|
|5. Lindsay Mendez currently resides in New York City.|
|6. Among several actresses, Lindsay Mendez was the one to play Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked.|
|7. Her birth sign is Pisces.|
|8. In 2018, she won Tony Award for the first time as an Outstanding Actress in a Musical.|
|9. Lindsay Mendez won her first Award in 2014 as a Favorite Replacement for her work Wicked.|
|10. She was told to change her last name to Matthews before trying out acting.|