Who is Meghan Ory?
Meghan Ory was born on 20 August 1982, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and is an actress, best known for being a part of the fantasy series “Once Upon a Time” playing the role of Red Riding Hood or Ruby.
The Net Worth of Meghan Ory
How rich is Meghan Ory? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $2 million, earned through a successful career in acting. She also starred in the short-lived television series “Intelligence”, and is currently starring in “Chesapeake Shores” as the character Abby O’Brien. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Acting Beginnings
Meghan attended Royal Oak Middle School, and later Claremont Secondary School. During her time at Royal Oak, she was given the Fine Arts Award for Acting which led her to decide to pursue a career in the craft. Three years later, she got her first professional acting role in a Fox Family Channel television movie entitled “The Darklings”, in which she appeared alongside Timothy Busfield and Suzanne Somers.
Shortly after that, she became a guest on the show “The Crow: Stairway to Heaven”, which is a drama series based on the film “The Crow” and takes its inspiration from the 1980s comic book series of the same name. Afterwards, she landed her first regular television role in the series “Higher Ground” in 2000, starred alongside AJ Cook and Hayden Christensen in the drama series which follows a group of teenagers attending a therapeutic board school, and dealing with problems of abuse, addiction and other disorders.
Meghan playing Dead Rising at the Dead Rising: Watchtower premiere. pic.twitter.com/xqrB7HaiuD
— meghan ory (@meghanrory) March 14, 2015
During the same year, she appeared in another series entitled “2ge+her” before joining the cast of “Vampire High” the following year, a show focused on a group of young vampires attending a boarding school that housed mortals. In the next few years, she made guest appearances in numerous television shows and movies, including “The Outer Limits”, “Glory Days”, and “Dark Angel”. She also starred in “National Lampoon’s Thanksgiving Family Reunion”, “Smallville”, and “The Collector”. In 2004, she made her feature film debut in “Decoys”, a horror film originally broadcast through the Sci Fi Channel.
In 2006, Ory was cast in the Hallmark mini-series entitled “Merlin’s Apprentice” which is a sequel to another miniseries entitled “Merlin”. She then became a part of another feature film entitled “John Tucker Must Die” which is about a trio of girls who plot against a manipulative John Tucker. The following year, she had a role in “Blonde and Blonder” which starred Denise Richards and Pamela Anderson, and had a guest role in the series “Flash Gordon”. In 2009, she made a guest appearance in the first season of “Knight Rider”, in the role of Megan Connelly.
Later Projects and Once Upon a TimeMeghan’s next project would be the horror film entitled “Dark House”, which starred her alongside Jeffrey Combs. In 2010, she became a guest in the Canadian series “Sanctuary”, and then appeared in a Keystone Light beer commercial. The following year, she was cast in one of her most notable roles, in the ABC series “Once Upon a Time”, appearing in most of the first season episodes. During the second season, she was promoted to a main cast member, but left after the end of the season to star on a new show entitled “Intelligence”, which was a short-lived project due to low ratings, so she returned as a guest in “Once Upon a Time” during its fourth and fifth seasons. One of her latest projects is “Chesapeake Shores” which is a Hallmark original series, in the role is a divorced woman who decides to return to her hometown with her two children.
For her personal life, Ory is married to actor John Reardon, who is known for his roles in series such as “Continuum” and “Arctic Air”. The two worked together in the miniseries “Merlin’s Apprentice”. They have a child together.
There have been a lot of rumors going around that Ory is related to another celebrity, Jessica Lowndes due to their physical likeness. Jessica is an actress best known for appearing in the show “90210”. The two have been mistaken as one another especially due to their similar features. Ory has also mentioned that she has origins from Scotland, and grew up with a younger brother. She loves acting, especially the aspect of it which has her wearing costumes. She also enjoys reading books on mythology, fairy tales, and psychology, from which she draws a lot of inspiration. She says that there is a lot of fascinating content when it comes to these subjects.