Melissa O'Neil known for her roles Officer Lucy Chen on the ABC police procedural drama series 'The Rookie' and as Portia Lin on the Syfy science fiction series Dark Matter. Also, she is a singer who won the third season of Canadian Idol.

Canadian singer, & actress Melissa O'Neil
Caption: Canadian singer, & actress Melissa O'Neil (Photo: Instagram)


Melissa O'Neil Parents, Ethnicity

Born to parents Alison Yeung (mother) and Tim O’Neil (father) on July 12, 1988. Her birth place is  Calgary, Alberta, Canada under birth sign Cancer with birth name Melissa Crystal O'Neil. Her mother Alison is of Hong Kong Chinese, and father is of Irish descent. 

So, Melissa is of Irish and Chinese ethnicity, having Canadian nationality. She enrolled at Terry Fox Junior High School located in Calgary, Canada. Then she attended Lester B. Pearson High School located in Calgary. In high school, she performed in musicals and played rugby and was on the basketball team.


Who is Melissa O'Neil Partner?

Melissa O'Neil is in a romantic relationship with her partner Daniel Birnbaum. Rumors of their relationship turned out to be true. Her partner Daniel is a talent agent of Toronto Blue Jays. As per reports, the duo relationship started in the mid-2013 but some reports suggested they actual dated in the year 2012. 

The couple several photos surfaced on the internet. Melissa and Daniel relationship still going on by maintaining a strong bond. However, she has dated some men in the past Melissa was in a relationship with Mathew Rossoff, a yoga instructor. The duo dated from the year 2011 to 2013.


What's Melissa O'Neil Net Worth?

The estimated net worth of Melissa O'Neil around $8 Million collected working as actress and singer. O'Neil wealth increased after she became winner of Canadian Idol. She featured in a comedy thriller movie, A Simple Favor, that collected $53.5 Million in North America and $44.1 Million in other territories, for a total of $97.6 Million at the box office. 

The production budget of the film around $20 Million. Working as a singer, she earns over average salary over $68,339 per year in Canada, reported by Neuvoo. Working as an actress, she earns over  average salary over $52,339 per year.


Melissa O'Neil Neck Tattoo

Melissa O'Neil has a neck tattoos however, she is yet to revealed the significance or the meaning of her tattoos. Her neck tattoos are beautiful and well designed. Melissa tattoos are the medium of her self expression or it just might be a trick make physique stand out among the netizens.


What is the Height of Melissa O'Neil?

Melissa O'Neil has a height of 1.62 m or 5 feet 4 inches tall. She has slim body weighs around 125 pounds. This singer & actress actively does yoga. She has a body measurement of 35-24-35 inches for her chest, waist, and hips, respectively. Melissa has a black colored hair with dark brown eyes color. 


Career in Music of Melissa O'Neil

Melissa had judges standing in awe of her voice and her amazing performance in the audition of Canadian Idol. In the Idol, she went through to the next round in the top 100’samong the top 32, top 10 and ultimately. Melissa became the winner of Canadian Idol Season 3. Also, she became the youngest and the first female to ever win the competition.

 Then she signed a recording deal with Sony Music Canada after becoming the Canadian Idol. Melissa  got the opportunity to release ‘Alive’ which was her debut single with Sony. Her debut song was a massive hit and was on the top of Canadian singles chart for over 4 weeks. She then  went on a tour across Ontario after the release of her album. 


Melissa O’Neil Career in Movies and TV Shows 

Melissa took a shot in small-scale stage productions after her success in the musical industry. Since 2015, she has been active in acting. Then she had recurring roles in the 2015 CBC TV drama called This Life, the Cole Hauser TV crime series Rogue, and the musical drama web series, Lost Generation.

O'Neil was cast in the starring role of Two/Rebecca/Portia Lin, on the Syfy TV series space opera Dark Matter in 2014. She played the role from 2015 to 2017, for three seasons of the show. She played the role of Suki in The CW procedural crime drama iZombie created by Rob Thomas in 2018. 

Then Melissa had recurring role in the thriller Condor, a TV remake of Three Days of the Condor. She was cast in the role of Officer Lucy Chen in the ABC television police drama series The Rookie, where she plays a fellow rookie police officer in 2018.