Merritt Patterson is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Ophelia on E! network’s television series The Royals. She has been active in the showbiz industry for over 15 years.
Throughout this time, she has been part of only a few movies, but numerous TV shows. Regarding her relationship status, the actress seems to be dating a guy named JR Ringer.
Merritt Patterson was Fond of Entertainment Industry from an Early Age
Merritt was born on September 2, 1990, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. She grew up in Whistler with her sister, Mackenzie Patterson. Her father’s name is Dave Patterson; however, she hasn’t revealed her mother’s name.
The young Merritt started dancing and taking part in theater at 11. She was very fond of the entertainment industry from an early age. She knew what she wanted to do from a young age.
Likewise, she became part of the Canadian Herbal Essence Teen Model Search where she won over 10,000 participants. However, she couldn’t make it as a model as her height didn’t measure up to what is looked for in a model.
Merritt Began Her Acting Career at 15
The actress knew what she wanted to do from an early age. She joined the showbiz industry at the tender age of 15. Her TV debut was in 2006 on the ABC Family show, Kyle XY where she portrayed Ashleigh Redmond for 2 episodes.
Likewise, she made her film debut in a TV film, The Hole as Jessica. Since then, she has appeared in numerous TV shows.
She has starred in eight Hallmark movies; four being part of the beloved Countdown To Christmas. She has also had the female lead in the movie Wolves opposite Jason Momoa.
She is Dating Her Longtime Boyfriend
Merritt has been dating a handsome guy named JR Ringer. The actress hasn’t revealed much about their relationship; however, they seem to be dating since 2017. Likewise, there is also not much information about the guy.
Although she doesn’t tag him, she doesn’t shy away from flaunting her relationship on Instagram.
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When asked about their matching couple outfits in an interview with Galore Magazine, she replied, “Generally, I would say no…Although my boyfriend and I do own some of the same articles of clothing, in particular, a Patagonia jacket and Native boots. On any cold rainy weekend, we’re typically matching but it’s a matter of survival, not fashion.”
Merritt Patterson Net Worth
As of 2020, Patterson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. The actress’ major source of income is acting. However, the information regarding her earnings and assets is still not available.
The 30-year old actress has a slender body figure with a height of 5ft 5 inches and a weight of 54kg. Her body measurements are 35-26-35.
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