O’Neil Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Marriage.
O’Neil Net Worth 2020 – O’Neil first rose to fame as the first woman to win the Canadian Idol in the 2005 season. In addition to working on her musical career, Melissa who started out as a theater actress has branched fully into acting.
She is known for her role as Two/Portia Lin on Dark Matter which was canceled in September 2017.
Melissa Crystal O’Neil was born on July 12, 1988, in Calgary, Alberta to Tim O’Neil and Alison Yeung. Her mom is Chinese, and her father has Irish ancestry, making Melissa of Irish and Chinese ethnicity. Her maternal grandpa gave her the Chinese name Oh Seeman.
O’Neil attended Terry Fox Junior High School and later Lester B. Pearson High School. With an early passion for entertainment, Melissa was involved in many theater productions within the Calgary scene. She was working at a daycare center when she decided to audition for the third season of American Idol.
As Melissa O’Neil had an early passion for entertainment, she decided to audition for the third season of Canadian Idol and since then her life changed forever.
During the audition, the judges (Farley Flex, Sass Jordan, Jake Gold, and Zack Werner) gave her standing ovations and she made it through to the top 100 and then top 32 and ultimately the winner of the competition. She was able to make a record of the youngest and first female to win the show.
As of 2017, Melissa has no husband and has never been married. However, some of her Instagram posts tell that she must have previously been in a relationship. During the years 2011, 2012 and 2013, O’Neil posted cozy photos of her and a mystery guy.
While she never said anything about a relationship with him, the photos scream that there might just have been something more between them.
She stopped posting photos of herself and the guy in 2014. In 2015/2016, Melissa began posting photos of her and a certain Daniel Birnbaum adding phrases like “I love you” in the caption of almost every post. However, the man is her agent and they seem to be really close friends and nothing more.
Online estimates of Melissa O’Neil’s net worth vary. While it’s relatively simple to predict her income, it’s harder to know how much Melissa has spent over the years. As of 2020, Melissa O’Neil’s net worth is under review.
At her auditions, judges stood in awe of her voice and she made it through to the top 100, and then the top 32 and ultimately the winner of the competition, making her the youngest and first female to win the Canadian Idol.