Maggie Q – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Maggie Q

Maggie Q is an Asian American actress and model known for roles in the CW series Nikita and movies such as Mission Impossible and Divergent.

Maggie Q – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Maggie Q Childhood Accomplishments

During her high school days, she competed in the cross country, track and field and swimming competitions. At the age of 17, she moved to Tokyo and took a modeling job at the suggestion of a friend.

Maggie Q Awards and Achievements

Maggie Q was awarded Best Supporting Actress for her film Mission Impossible: II at the Asian Excellence Awards.

She was awarded the Maverick Award at the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival for her movie ‘The Warrior and the Wolf.’

Best Known For

Maggie Q is best known for her role as Nikita in the CW action-thriller series. Apart from this, she is known for role as Zhen, the only female IMF, opposite Tom Cruise in the movie Mission Impossible: II.

Maggie Q Body Measurements

Height5 ft 6 in / 168 cm
Weight112 lb / 51 kg
Breast Size31 in / 79 cm
Bra Size36 A (US) / 80 A (EU)
Cup SizeA (US)
Body Measurements31-22-31 in | 79-56-81 cm
Chest Size31 in / 79 cm
Waist Size22 in / 56 cm
Hips Size31 in / 81 cm
Shoe Size9.5 (US) or 40 (EU)
Dress Size2 (US) or 32 (EU)
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Maggie Q’s Pre-Relationships

In 2014, Maggie began dating her co-star Dylan McDermott from Stalker. By January 14, 2015 she was engaged to the actor. Although, speculation had risen that after two years of being engaged, in 2017 they stated that they were not in a rush to be married. By 2019, in February, the couple called the engagement off and their relationship over.

Maggie Q Family and Personal Life

On May 22, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Maggie Q was born to Kathy Quigely, a Vietnamese immigrant, and Dennis Quigely, a Vietnam War veteran.

She had two older half-brothers and two older sisters from her mother’s previous marriage.

As a child, she excelled at Mililani Waena Elementary School and Wheeler Intermediate School. In 1997, she graduated from high school.

Following graduation, she was awarded a scholarship to a private university based on her athletic record. She had planned to study veterinary science, but she dropped out.

After leaving Hawaii at the age of 17, she moved to Tokyo and took a modeling job at the suggestion of a friend.

She then relocated to Taipei, where she was unsuccessful before settling in Hong Kong.

Maggie met Stalker co-star Dylan McDermott in 2014 and began dating him.

She was engaged to the actor by January 14, 2015. In February of 2019, the couple called off their engagement.

Maggie Q Personal Info

Full NameMargaret Denise Quigley
NicknameMaggie Q
OccupationActor, Voice Artist, Model
Date of Birth22 May 1979 (age 43 years)
BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Father Name
Mother Name
Sibling NamesAndrea Quigley, Maria Quigley, Nicole Quigley
Marital StatusUnmarried

Interesting Facts about Maggie Q

  1. She owns a supplement company called ActivatedYou and a sustainable activewear company Qeep Up.
  2. She was awarded the title of ‘Best Body’ during her senior year.
  3. Despite having spinal surgery, the action film’s protege, Maggie Q, began filming two months later.
  4. Maggie was casted in Live Free or Die Hard opposite without an audition.
  5. The actress changed her name from Margaret Dennise Quigely to Maggie Q, because her asian fans and director could not pronounce her surname.
  6. She has been trained in Chinese Wushu, Qi Gong and Wing Chun.
  7. The most significant turning point in her career occurred when she met superstar Jackie Chan while studying under him. Despite never having trained martial arts before, she learned the significance of professionalism and the necessity of doing one’s own stunts. Her expertise in sports helped her to successfully undertake.

Maggie Q Most Favorite Things

HobbiesNot Known
Favorite Food ItemKale
Favorite MealSalads

What is Maggie Q’s Net Worth?

Maggie Q’s current net worth is $9 million.

What is her source of income?

Maggie Q’s main source of income is her acting career. Along with her acting, she earns an average of $50k – $80k from her modeling gigs.

Maggie Q Education

Maggie Q attended Mililani Waena Elementary School and Wheeler Intermediate School, where she excelled. She later graduated from Mililani High School, where she was well-known for her athletic abilities. She received an athletic scholarship to a private university where she planned to study veterinary science.

Maggie Q Tattoos

Maggie Q has three tattoos:

  1. A Cross tattoo across her right forearm.
  2. A little triangle and Zulu proverb “umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu” meaning “a person’s character is made by the collective”
  3. A phoenix on her left hip which signifies the rise from a long battle.

Maggie Q Interviews

In an interview with Fobers, she has spoken about her life as a protege and entrepreneur. To quote her, ‘It really was everything I hoped it could be. You never know what you’re going to get. Everybody’s personalities are different. Everyone’s entitled to go about the things the way they do. I had such nice friendships with all these men. We were very collaborative together. They were very generous with their time and energy. I believe everyone was primarily concerned with what was best for the film. That seems like it should always be the case, but it isn’t, so this was very wonderful.”

In an interview, Maggie Q discusses The Protégé, working with Michael Keaton, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Makeup Tips by Maggie Q

While speaking with NEw Beauty Winter 2022, she has released her beauty tips:

  • She uses oils when steaming in the morning and washes her face with cold water.
  • Chemical Free moisturizer to act as nourishment in your skin.
  • Sweating out naturally and eating healthy is her pro mantra.
  • Washing eyes with cold water before applying makeup is the key factor

Maggie Q House

The actress and the model owns a house in LA, for a whopping $2.25 million in December 2005. It stands at 2,860 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

Maggie Q Car

Maggie Q owns an Audi Q7.

Brands Maggie Q Owns or Uses

Maggie Q has invested in many technological companies across Asia. She owns a supplement company called ActivatedYou and a sustainable activewear company Qeep Up. She is a spokesmodel for Shishideo Companies.

Maggie Q Social Media Profiles

Maggie Q Movies List

  • 2000 – Model from Hell, Gen-Y Cops
  • 2001 – Manhattan Midnight, Rush Hour 2
  • 2002 – Naked Weapon
  • 2003 – The Trouble-Makers
  • 2004 – Magic Kitchen, Around the World in 80 Days, Rice Rhapsody
  • 2005 – Taped, Dragon Squad
  • 2006 – Mission: Impossible III
  • 2007 – The Counting House, Live Free or Die Hard, Balls of Fury
  • 2008 – Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon, Deception, New York, I Love You
  • 2009 – The Warrior and the Wolf
  • 2010 – Operation: Endgame, The King of Fighters
  • 2011 – Priest
  • 2014 – Divergent, Unity
  • 2015 – The Divergent Series: Insurgent
  • 2016 – The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  • 2017 – The Crash, Slumber
  • 2018 – The Con Is On, Modest Heroes
  • 2020 – Fantasy Island, The Argument, Death of Me
  • 2021 – The Protégé

Maggie Q TV Shows

  • 1998 – House of the Dragon
  • 2002 – Mission in Trouble
  • 2005 – House of Harmony
  • 2010,13 – Nikita
  • 2012,19 – Young Justice
  • 2014,15 – Stalker
  • 2016,19 – Designated Survivor
  • 2022 – Pivoting

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