Who is Summer Bishil?
Summer Yasmine Bishil, born on 7th of July 1988, is an American actress who became known through her roles in the films “Towelhead” and “Crossing Over.” She is also currently seen in the fantasy drama series “The Magicians”, playing the role of Margo.
Summer Bishil’s Early Life
Bishil was born the youngest of three children, in Pasadena, California, the daughter of a Mexican-Caucasian mother and Indian father. In 1991, her whole family moved to Saudi Arabia and then to Bahrain where she also started studying, where she and her brother attended British and American schools. When the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack happened, Bishil’s family moved back to the US and settled in a small Mormon community in San Diego. She tried attending a regular public school but experienced bullying from her classmates, so after that experience for one year, she decided to stay at home and got homeschooled by her mother. She later took classes at Citrus College in Glendora, California.
Summer Bishil’s Career
Bishil’s career started when she was 14 years old, taking acting lessons and within a year being signed with a manager and an agency. Her earliest acting roles included appearing in “Days of Our Lives”, “Just for Kicks”, “Drake & Josh” and “Hannah Montana”, which helped establish her career and also her net worth. After appearing in several TV shows, Bishil also started appearing in movies, firstly in the television-movie “Return to Halloweentown”, before debuting in the big screen when she starred in “Towelhead.” Despite the movie’s lukewarm response, her performance became a favourite, with many critics giving her favourable reviews, which helped catapulted her career to new heights, and also increased her wealth.
In 2009, Bishil once again made waves when she appeared in the movie “Crossing Over,” playing the role of Taslima alongside Ashley Judd, Harrison Ford and Ray Liotta. In 2010, she joined the cast of “The Last Airbender”, with talk of a sequel, but which didn’t happen. Bishil returned to the small screen, and had found success appearing in ‘Three Rivers”, “The Whole Truth” as well as a couple of episodes of “90210.” She also had a main role in “Lucky 7”, and made guest appearances in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “iZombie.”
In 2015, Bishil became part of the new SyFy fantasy drama series “The Magicians”, playing the role of Margo, which despite being one of the antagonists in the show, received positive acclaim from critics and the show’s fans. The show became a hit on the network, and is now on its third season. Her success in television further helped her career as well as her net worth. Today, Bishil is still active in acting, recently starring in “Under the Silver Lake,” and currently in a main role in “The Magicians”, which went to air in 2015.
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Summer Bishil’s Body Measurement
In terms of body measurement, Bishil is 5ft 3ins (1.60 m.) tall and reputedly weighs 116 lbs. (53 kg). Her vital statistics are 34-24-34; she also has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Summer Bishil’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Bishil’s net worth is reported to be over $2 million, acquired from her years of being an actress over the last 15 years.
Summer Bishil’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Bishil is currently single. She prefers to keep her personal life private and there is no news of her dating anyone at the moment.