Who is actress Michaela Conlin from “Bones”?
Born on the 9th of June 1978, in Allentown, Pennsylvania USA, this 39-year-old Caucasian female of Chinese and Irish descent is an actress, perhaps best known for her role as Angela Montenegro in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama entitled “Bones”. She started acting as a child, but she has been an adult actress since 2001.
Early Life and Education
Michaela was born to an accountant mother and a contractor father, while she also has an older sister, who she claims to be one of her biggest inspirations to date. As for her early education, she attended Parkland High School in her hometown, and having matriculated went on to study at NYU Tisch School of Fine Arts in New York City, from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater. Concerning the passion that would later become her profession, she started acting as early as the age of six, mostly in school plays, and apparently having performed brilliantly more than a few times, she became a community-wide actress, which helped her land a number of small roles in commercials that were filmed in the vicinity.
CareerBefore landing any contracts and finishing her education, Michaela was already recognized in the acting world for her performances in the famous American play entitled “The Crucible”, as well as in the popular musical “Bye Bye Birdie”. Having graduated, she was chosen as a participant in the documentary film entitled “The It Factor”, which delved into the lives of young actors living in New York City. Even though Michaela had no significant film experience behind her at this point, her earlier recognition was enough to earn her a place in this feature. She later moved to Los Angeles, California USA, where she managed to land her first important role in ABC’s drama series entitled “MDs”, next to William Fichtner and John Hannah. Her next role followed right up, as she got to portray a political consultant in another ABC drama -“The D.A.”. Michaela had a few other roles in films and series, but her most significant was definitely as Angela Montenegro in the hit TV series by Fox entitled “Bones”, a 12-season show that aired from 2005 to 2017.
According to Michaela herself, she enjoys a few specific activities in her time off-set. First and foremost, she maintains a very close relationship with the aforementioned sister that serves as a huge inspiration in her life. She mostly enjoys traveling around the world and tasting various kinds of foods with her sister, while she also enjoys writing short stories, going to the cinema and reading. She is also best friends with Emily Deschanel, who portrayed Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan in “Bones”, her character’s best friend in the show.
Awards and Nominations
Thanks to the praise she enjoyed for her numerous performances ever since she started acting, up to present day, she was eventually nominated for an award in 2008. Her nomination for the Asian Excellence Award in the Supporting Television Actress category for her performance on “Bones” went by without reward, but it contributed to her fame nonetheless.
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Even though world-famous Billy Gibbons is not the biological father of Michaela Conlin, he does star as the father of Angela Montenegro on “Bones”. In the public eye, he is in a way seen as a father figure of the young actress, which in turn contributes to her reputation. From 1967 to present day, William Frederick Gibbons has remained one of the most popular of ZZ Top’s members, having also been placed as 32nd on the “Rolling Stone” list of the world’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
Similar to how she found her best friend, Michaela engaged to T.J. Thyne, who portrays Dr. Jack Hodgins in “Bones”, who is her husband in the series. The engagement took place in 2007, and even though the two produced a child called Michale Vincent, born in May 2011, they separated in the same year. In 2012, a rumor surfaced regarding Michaela’s love life, stating that she might be dating the Irish soccer celebrity Arner Gunnlaugsson, who she was seen with multiple times in public, but Angela never made any reference to the said star. At the moment, there is no information regarding any relationship, if she has one.
— Michaela Conlin (@michaelaconlin) November 11, 2017
What Is Michaela Conlin’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Michaela Conlin is, as of early 2018? According to various reputable sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Michaela’s accumulated wealth is around $4 million, bolstered largely by the numerous roles she has landed throughout her acting career, while the screen time she made on “Bones” is likely the greatest contributor to her wealth. As her career continues to flourish, this number can be expected to grow.
Concerning the vital statistics of the attractive actress, various authoritative sources suggest that her height is 5 feet and 9 inches (1.74m), while her weight is at 127 lbs (58kg) at the moment. Regarding the three numbers of her bodily ratio, the values are 34-24-34. She is a brown-eyed brunette with a slim build.
Social Media Presence
As it is nowadays popular for aspiring actors to nourish a healthy relationship with the audience, for the sake of increasing the popularity of their shows and thus their own net worth, Michaela is quite active across most social networks. Her Facebook account currently enjoys almost 4,000 followers, while her Twitter account stands at a much higher 258,000 followers, and her Instagram account is followed by 25,000 fans at the moment.