Melissa Ordway Biography

Melissa Ordway

Quick Facts Of Melissa Ordway

Celebrated Name Melissa Ordway
Age 37 Years
Nick Name Melissa Ordway
Birth Name Melissa Ordway
Birth Date 1983-03-31
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Melissa Ordway is an American actress and model who is currently portraying the character of Abby Newman on the drama series "The Young and the Restless" since 2013. She is mostly known for her role in the movie "17 Again" and on Television series "Privileged". She has appeared in several movies such as "In Time", "Ted", "Odd Thomas", and "The Outsider".

She is quite active in the social media platform with around 168k followers on Instagram: @mel_ordway and with around 67k followers on Twitter: @MelissaOrdway

What is Melissa Ordway famous for?

  • Famous as an American actress and model
  • Known for her role in the movie "17 Again" and on TV series "Privileged" 

Where is Melissa Ordway from?

Melissa Ordway was born on 31st March 1983. Her birthplace is in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She holds an Amerian nationality. Her ethnicity is White Caucasian while Aries is her zodiac sign.

She was born as the only child of John Ordway(father) and Christine Ordway(mother). In her childhood, she loved to see movies and watch TV all her free time. She was raised in her hometown, Georgia. She did her schooling from The Galloway School. During her school days, she participated in doing community theatre and also was a member of the school theatre group.

Ordway also acted in the stage performances of Beauty and the Beast, The Women, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and many other shows. Later, she attended Georgia State University. While in the University, she got the opportunity to participate in an MTV reality show called "The Assistant" and became the winner of the show.

Then, she moved to Los Angels to continue her career as an actress and model. After moving to Los Angels, she signed with Nous Model Management. Her first big campaign was for Skechers. Then, she appeared on the cover Los Angels Wedding Magazine, Grand Sierra Magazine, The Price is Right, and Hona Hou Magazine.

Melissa Ordway's Career: Highlights

  • Melissa Ordway began her professional acting career in 2006 by appearing in the movie "Friendly Fire".
  • In 2007, she appeared in TV series such as "Entourage" and "How I met your mother" for an episode.
  • She had her breakthrough role in the series "Privileged" from 2008-09. She received good recognition from her role as Jordanna in the series.
  • Then, she portrayed the role of Lauren in the American comedy film "17 Again" in 2009. Her role in the movie was appreciated a lot.
  • Ordway has starred in several movies such as "Miss March(2009)", "The Last Song(2010)", "Escapee(2011)" "Bones(2010)", "Tales of an Ancient Empire(2010)", "Ted(2012)", "In Time(2011)", etc.
  • She also portrayed the role of Lysette in the 2013 supernatural film "Odd Thomas".
  • She has also appeared in many television series such as "The League", "90210", "Hollywood Heights", and "The Chicago Code".
  • In 2014, she played the role of Samantha in the American action crime drama "The Outsider".
  • At present, she has been portraying the main role of Abby Newman in the American television soap opera "The Young and the Restless" since 2013.
  • She also has been appearing in the American television game show as a model since 2013.

Melissa Ordway husband

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Who is Melissa Ordway's husband?

The American actress and model, Melissa Ordway is married to Justin Gaston. Gaston is a singer and actor who is mostly known for being the contestant of the 6th season of Nashville Star. They started dating each other during the filming of Escapee and finally tied the knot on September 22, 2012.

They are blessed with two daughters named Olivia Christine and Sophie Jolie. Olivia is adopted by the couple while Ordway gave birth to Sophie on December 9th, 2017.

Her 4-year old daughter Olivia had emergency surgery recently on her arm in August 2020. She along with her family is living a happy life in Los Angels and also has bought some land outside Nashville. 

Melissa Ordway family

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What is the net worth of Melissa Ordway?

The American actress and singer, Melissa Ordway has good earning from her profession. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020. Her net worth includes all her property and present earnings. She seems to be living a luxurious lifestyle with her earnings.

How tall is Melissa Ordway?

The 37 years aged, Melissa Ordway has a well-maintained slim body. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and a pair of hazel eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8inches and has a bodyweight of 60kg. Her body measurement is 34-23-34 inches. Her shoe size is 9(US) and 4(US) is her dress size.