Who is Jadyn Wong?
Canadian actress Jadyn Wong was born under the zodiac sign Taurus on 11 May 1985, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. She has 16 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Happy Quinn in all 93 episodes of the crime action series “Scorpion”, which starred Eddie Kaye Thomas, Katharine McPhee and Elyes Gabel, and was created by Nick Santora. It follows a genius who’s formed an international network of geniuses, the series aired from 2014 through 2018, and won one of the seven awards for which it was nominated.
Jadyn’s currently shooting for the upcoming movie “Weak Layers”.
Education and early life
Jadyn was raised in Medicine Hat by her parents, who had migrated from then-British Hong Kong and opened up a restaurant in Medicine Hat; not many other details have been shared about her parents, including their names, because she respects their privacy. Jadyn’s yet to speak about having siblings, so most of her fans believe her to be an only child.
She was interested in various activities while growing up, and trained karate, eventually earning a black belt, while she was also passionate about music, and learned to play the piano. Jadyn studied at Medicine Hat High School and appeared in a number of school plays, often playing lead characters.
She matriculated in 2003, and then enrolled at University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, however, after having been cast in her first role, Jadyn took a break from studying to focus on acting; she eventually transferred to the University of British Columbia, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in commerce.
Roles in TV series
Jadyn’s debut TV series role was playing Ghee Moon in two episodes of the 2006 action adventure mini-series “Broken Trail”, which starred Great Scacchi, Thomas Haden Church and Robert Duvall, and follows a cowboy and his nephew who’ve saved five Chinese girls from prostitution; the mini-series won 16 of its 57 award nominations.
In 2010, Jadyn played Game Master in two episodes of the critically acclaimed action science fiction “Caprica”, which starred Paula Malcomson, Esai Morales and Eric Stoltz, and was created by Ronald D. Moore and Remi Aubuchon. It follows the members of two families as they’re living on the peaceful planet of Caprica; the series won one of its 10 award nominations.
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Some of Jadyn’s following roles were playing Mary Vu in the 2011 episode “Brotherhood” of the crime action “Rookie Blue”, Rachel in six episodes of the 2011 adventure comedy “Being Erica”, and Dao-Ming in the 2014 episode “Destiny’s Child” of the action fantasy “Lost Girl”.
The year 2014 also saw her play Shirl in the episode “Pilot” of the comedy “Working the Engels”, which starred Azura Skye, Kacey Rohl and Andrea Martin, and was created by Katie Ford and Jane Ford. It follows a family who are struggling to put food on the table now that their patriarch has died and left them in debt; the series was nominated for six awards.
Jadyn’s only other TV series role has been playing Esther Wing in two episodes of the 2014 comedy “Spun Out”, which starred Rebecca Dalton, Paul Campbell and David Foley, and was created by Brian K. Roberts, Brent Piaskoski and Jeff Biederman. It follows the lives of a group of colleagues, and the series won one of its eight award nominations.
Roles in movies
Jadyn’s debut film role was playing Chinese Reporter in the 2009 adventure family fantasy “Space Buddies”, which starred Field Cate, Diedrich Bader and F. T. Anderson, and was written and directed by Robert Vince; it follows a group of canine astronauts.
Some of Jadyn’s following roles were in the 2010 short drama “The Letters”, the 2011 drama “Stay with Me”, and the 2012 crime fantasy “Cosmopolis”.
In 2014, she played Molly in the thriller “Not With My Daughter”, which starred Annie Clark, Rhys Ward and Ally Sheedy, and was directed by Penelope Buitenhuis. It follows a high-profile defense lawyer who’s taken on a pro bono case, which is now threatening her family.
Jadyn was then cast to play Diondra in the 2014 horror science fiction “Debug”, and the year 2016 saw her play Altagracia in the popular romantic comedy “You’re Killing Me Susana”, which starred Ashley Hinshaw, Veronica Echegui and Gael Garcia Bernal, and was written and directed by Roberto Sneider. It follows Eligio as he’s searching for his missing wife, and the film won four of its 17 award nominations.
Jadyn’s only other film role has been playing Zoe Mikkelsen in the 2021 romantic fantasy “Needle in a Timestack”.
Love life and boyfriend
Jadyn shies away from speaking about her love life in public and although she’s yet to mention the men whom she’s perhaps been with, many of her fans believe that she’s today in a relationship with American actor Eddie Kaye Thomas, whom she met on the set of the series “Scorpion”.
Eddie has 68 acting credits, and is perhaps still known best for starring a Finch in the 1999 comedy movie “American Pie”, which won nine of its 23 award nominations. Jadyn and Eddie have been seen spending time together on several occasions but neither’s addressed the rumors concerning them dating.
There are no other men whom Jadyn’s perhaps been with, that we know about; she seems to be unattached as of October 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Jadyn’s followed by close to 100,000 people on Instagram, even though she’s yet to upload any content onto the network; she’s been active on Twitter since November 2012 and is today followed by over 30,000 people on this social media network, but has tweeted only 13 times.
Jadyn’s become passionate about travelling, and her career’s taken her to several US states, as well as to a couple of Asian and European countries; her dream travel destination’s London, England.
She’s a philanthropist, and occasionally donates money to charitable causes.
Jadyn loves animals, and monkeys are her favorites.
One of her favorite actresses is Arden Cho, and some of her favorite movies are “The Baytown Outlaws”, “The Honor List” and “Agents of Secret Stuff”.
Height, age and net worth
Jadyn’s age is 38. She has brown eyes and black hair, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall and weighs around 115lbs (53kgs).
Jadyn’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of October 2023.