The gorgeous red-haired that we fell in love with, ‘Virgin River‘ is none other than Alexandra Breckenridge. The American born actress has been portraying the lead role of Melinda “Mel” Monroe in the Netflix series since 2019.
With over two decades of acting experience, Alexandra can even be dubbed as a veteran actress. Since her debut in the entertainment industry, Breckenridge has appeared in shows like Big Fat Liar, She’s the Man, Dirt, Murder House, and more.
Not only has she appeared in different genres, but she has already established herself as a versatile actress. And with each screen roles and appearances, Alexandra has made us fall over her even more.
Despite being in the industry for over twenty years, not much is known about her. Hence, we have taken this chance to talk more about this ravishing beauty in detail.
Alexandra Breckenridge: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge|
|Birth Date||May 15, 1982|
|Birth Place||Bridgeport, Connecticut, US|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (171 cm)|
|Weight||60 kgs(130 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||36-26-37 inches|
|Profession||Actress, Voice Actress|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Who is Alexandra Breckenridge?
Alexandra Breckenridge is an American born actress who also works as a photographer. Already in her 30s, Alex has been working in this entertainment industry for over a decade now. Some of her acclaimed works include She’s the Man, Dirt, Big Fat Liar, The Walking Dead, and many more.
How old is Alexandra Breckenridge?- Age and Height
As Alexander has already spent two decades in the entertainment industry, it is given that she is already in her 30s. The ‘Virgin River‘ actress was born on May 15, 1982, which makes her 38 years old as of now. Not to mention, she was born under the sign of Taurus.
As stated, the American-born actress possesses traits like stubbornness to success, hard-working, and loyal.
Likewise, brilliant on-screen, Alexandra gets a lot of attention for her beauty as well. Her defined jawline and high cheekbones always catch attention, while her hazel eyes add more to Alex’s beauty. Even though she is naturally dark brown, the actress constantly colours her hair in either blonde or auburn hue hair.
Moreover, Breckenridge has got gorgeous figure standing at 5 feet 7 inches(171 cm) and weighs around 60 kgs(132 lbs). Despite being in her 30s, Alex has maintained the figure of 36-26-37 inches, giving her a curvy body.
How is Alexandra Breckenridge related to Michael Weatherly? Mother and Family
Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge, who is professionally known as Alexandra, is a veteran actress in Hollywood. She was born in the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, the United States of America. Then at the age of 10, Alexa and her mother moved to California and finally settled in Mill Valley.
Unlike her professional career, not much light has been shed on her childhood. This includes information on her parent’s names and whereabouts. But actress Breckenridge is the niece of actor, Michael Weatherly.
Likewise, she is American by nationality, while her ancestry comes from Irish. As for her education, there is no such evidence in public. Alexandra became interested in acting, photography, and singing at the age of 13 and has been pursuing it ever since.
Following that, when she turned 15, Alexandra with her mother, moved back to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
Is Alexandra Breckenridge married? Who is her husband?
Since her recent lead role in the Netflix series, Virgin River, actress Alexandra has been getting a lot of attention. But many of those are directed towards her personal life. So, the question arises is she married?
Well, it seems the 38-year-old actress is married to her boyfriend, Casey Hooper. He is a famous lead guitarist of pop-star Katy Perry. The two lovebirds tied the knot in September of 2015. Likewise, a year later, the couple welcomed their first child, a son, and named him Jack Breckenridge Hooper.
Then in December 2017, both of them gave birth to their second child, a daughter. At the moment, the small family of four is living a blissful life in the states.
However, before settling down, Alexandra dated a few handsome men in the industry. Her early relationship was with painter Bryten Goss which lasted from 2004 to 2006. Unfortunately, their relationship came to an end after Goss died in October of 2006 from coronary failure.
After that, Alexandra was seen with actor Evan Peters. The two dated publicly from 2007 and parted ways in 2010. Then in 2011, she dated Seth MacFarlane, who is also the creator of Family Guy. The couple came out in public at the American Music Awards VIP after-party in November 2011.
Professional Acting Career of Alexandra Breckenridge
Intending to be an actress, Alexandra moved to Los Angeles at the tender age of 15. There she got the chance to participate in various auditions for shows and movies actively. Then in 1998, Alexandra appeared in the television show called Even the Losers. In 2000, she guest-starred as Shelly Weaver in Freaks and Geeks.
From there, Breckenridge bagged more works and guest-starred in shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Dawson’s Creek, JAG, Medium, and Undeclared.
Likewise, the American actress then appeared as Francise in three episodes of Opposite Sex. She played Jason Shepherd‘s older sister Janie in the 2002 movie, Big Fat Liar. Apart from appearing on-screen, Breckenridge also voiced many characters in the animated television series Family Guy. She talked about the experience in an interview with FHM.
“When I first went for Family Guy, I auditioned for a guest voice. I don’t know why, but Seth McFarlane really likes the sound of my voice. I’ll never understand that. He just likes me and they call me back all the time to do different things.”
Moreover, Alexandra also makes celebrity impressions in the series, from Sarah Jessica Parker to Renee Zellweger. Following that, Breckenridge starred in the 2006 movie, She’s the Man as Monique. In 2009, the gorgeous actress appeared in the independent film titled The Bridge to Nowhere.
Not to mention, Alexandra is famous for her recurring role in season four of HBO’s True Blood where she played the role of Katerina Pelham. Just like this, some of her other renowned works include Wishcraft, Vampire Clan, Rings, Other People’s Children, Dak, Zipper, Broken Vows, Charmed, JAG, Medium, Sex, Love & Secrets, American Dad!, Men at Work, Save Me, The Walking Dead, to name few.
How much is the worth of Alexandra Breckenridge?
Famous as an actress and photographer in the entertainment industry, Alexandra has accumulated a generous net worth of $2 million. Born and raised in Connecticut, the stunning actress has been in this industry for over two decades now.
Not to mention, in those years, she has appeared in numerous acclaimed and successful projects including Dirt, Murder House, and more. And we are sure she gets her fair share from them.
Sadly, Alexandra has not disclosed her income and wealth at the moment. This means even her assets are also unknown in public. Added to that, Breckenridge has not endorsed any brands till now.
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