Who is Michaela Conlin?
Michaela Conlin is a renowned American actress, whose best roles include Angela Montenegro in the crime comedy-drama “Bones” aired on the Fox Channel, as well as Detective Sobel in the film “Lincoln Lawyer”.
Michaela Conlin Age, Early Life, Education Background, and Family
Michaela was born under the Gemini Zodiac on 9 June 1978 in Allentown, Pennsylvania USA, so is an American by nationality but belongs to mixed ethnicity, as she has a Chinese American mother and Irish American father. she will be turning 41 years old in June this year. Her dad worked as a contractor while her mother was an accountant. She also has an older sibling, a sister who has been her major source of inspiration. She Michaela went to Parkland High School before joining NYU Tisch School, and graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater. While in college, Michaela traveled to Amsterdam to study with the Experimental Theater Wing in the International Training Program.
Her acting journey had started when she was only six years old, when she began making appearances in various programs and commercials in Pennsylvania, which ranked her among the remarkable regional personalities due to her brilliance and magnificent performances that she made. Her first character was actually in “Bye Bye Birdie”.
Michaela Conlin Professional Career
After graduation from NYU, Michaela decided to move to New York in order to advance her career, and was picked to appear in “The It Factor”, a cable documentary series that was centered on the lives of young New York City actors. She later decided to switch careers and become an actress and she got a lot of fans cheering her on.
Once she moved to Los Angeles, Michaela was cast in her first role starring in “The MDs”, an ABC drama series, playing a young idealistic intern who was given shelter by two renegade doctors, with these roles being played by John Hannah and Fichtner. After this role, Michaela landed a lead role in the ABC series “The D.A” playing a candid political consultant.
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In 2005, Michaela starred as Angela in the Fox Channel drama “Bones”, alongside David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel who plays Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan. Angela is Dr. Jack Hodgins’ wife, and her father who plays a version of himself is ZZ Top’s, Billy Gibbons. The series was aired from 2005 through 2017. In real life, Michaela is best friends with Emily Deschanel, as she was in the series. In 2008, Michaela was nominated for the Asian Excellence Award in the category of Supporting TV Actress for her role in the series “Bones”.
Conlin also played the role of Detective Heidi Sobel in “The Lincoln Lawyer”, a drama film that aired in 2011. She also got a chance to appear in “Open Window” alongside Robin Tunney, as well as in “Love the Hard Way”.
Michaela Conlin Personal Life, Marriage, Husband
Although Michaela is a public person when it comes to her career, she is very private when it comes to her personal life. Although she played the role of a bisexual in the series “Bones”, Michaela is straight. She has had her fair share of relationships in the past, for example in 2007 Conlin was dating T.J. Thyne, and they even got engaged. However, three years into their engagement, they decided to go their separate ways instead of marrying.
This split came as a shock to her fans though their reaction did not change anything. There was also a rumor that Michaela had a son called Michale Vincent with Thyne, however, Conlin never commented regarding this rumor. Although their relationship did not work out, the two remained good friends. They even went ahead to wish each other well on their Twitter accounts, on their television couples anniversary.
Later on Michaela was rumored to be dating Arnar Gunnlaugsson, an Iceland soccer star, sparked by the fact that Michaela had spent the 2012 New Year with the soccer legend in Iceland; the two were spotted having fun in a number of places. However, it was later known that the two decided not to get into a serious relationship.
Currently, Michaela is believed to be single and pursuing her career, as there is no news of her planning to get hitched and settle down to start a family. Her top priority seems to be her acting career.
When Michaela is not working, she loves tasting delicacies with her sister, or traveling to beautiful destinations. Most of her leisure time is spent shopping with her sister, composing short stories, going to movies, traveling, reading, and having a good time with her friends. Michaela was actually forced to take up painting lessons to better understand her “Bones” character!
Michaela Conlin Net Worth
Michaela is an actress who has not only made a name for herself but also a small fortune from her career. She has starred in a number of hit films that garnered a lot of money, including “Enchanted” in 2007, a movie that collected $340.5 million, and “The Lincoln Lawyer” that got $87.1 million. Authoritative sources estimate that Michaela’s annual income to be between a minimum of $150,000, and her net worth as of early 2019 at over $4 million, most coming from the series “Bones” that run for 12 seasons. When it comes to her assets, Michaela owns a beautiful house in Los Angeles, California.