Quick Facts of Merritt Wever
|Birth Name||Merritt Wever|
|Nick Name||Merritt Wever|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Birth Place||New York City|
|Education||Sarah Lawrence College|
Meritt Wever is one of the renowned actresses of Hollywood who is best known for her appearance as Denise Cloyd in AMC hit series The Walking Dead. The Emmy Award-winning actress is no more appears in The Walking Dead anymore as she was killed in the series.
The 37 years actress, Merritt Wever has earned huge name and fame from her extraordinary acting skill. Well most of us might be aware of her professional life. But what about her personal life. Lots of people have shown curiosity in her personal life as well. so as per her fans wish, today we have collected some information about her life. Scroll down.
Merritt Wever Bio
Merritt Wever was born on 11th August 1980 in the New York City and raised by her mother, Georgia Wever. She was conceived via a sperm donor.
Wever completed her graduation from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and Sarah Lawrence College and she eventually started her acting training in New York.
Merritt Wever Career: The Walking Dead
At the beginning of her professional career, Wever appeared in a number of feature films, including Into the Wild, Michael Clayton, Neal Cassady, Series 7: The Contenders, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Signs, Bringing Rain, Tiny Furniture and All I Wanna Do.
She has guest starred on a numerous television shows, including The Good Wife, Conviction, The Wire and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Wever also gave her recurring roles in NBC’s 2008 hit series Quarterlife, alongside Rachel Blanchard, Shiri Appleby, Austin Nichols. She also appeared on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as Suzanne.
In 2016, Wever appeared as Denise Cloyd on The Walking Dead. Towards the end of the AMC’s series season, she died onscreen. This brought controversial outrage all over the web with many fans, mostly members of the LGBT community.
During an interview, when she was asked about how her character in the hit series premature demise sparked up fresh “Bury Your Gays” issue after a lesbian character on the CW series The 100 was suddenly killed off, Wever simply said she knew that Denise was meant to die.
Merritt Wever Emmy Award
Wever is also best known for her role as Zoey Barkow in dark comedy series Nurse Jackie for which nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2012 and 2013, winning the award in 2013.
After winning the Emmy award, Wever gave a short Emmy speech and shocked everyone when she was called out as best supporting comedy actress as a ditzy nurse on “Nurse Jackie”.
While receiving the 2013 Emmy award, in the short speech, she just said “Thank you so much! Um … I gotta go. Bye”
Merritt Wever Married, Dating or Gay?
Wever had appeared on The Walking Dead as a lesbian and thus people speculate her as a gay in real life. However, the rumors about Wever being a gay is totally fake as she has never confirmed her bisexuality.
In the series, Wever appeared kissing multiple times to her on-screen girlfriend Tara Chambler which is portrayed by Alanna Masterson.
But, she has not been seen dating and getting cozy with any lady in real life. However, Wever reportedly is in a relationship with a writer and director Noah Buschel. The couple first met in 2009 and they’ve been enjoying a romantic relationship ever since. But there is no news of the couple tying knot soon.
Merritt Wever Body Measurement and Weight Loss
The information about Merritt Wever’s body measurement like size is not available. It seems the veteran Hollywood star seems to be doing well to maintain fitness. As for her height and weight, she is 1.74m tall and 74kg weighs.
Wever previously talked about being accepted in her Television show ‘Nurse Jackie’ despite being healthy compared to the other actress with enviably fit bodies.
And she hesitantly talked about her weight and addressed herself as “people like me”. She added that she was not asked for weight loss, but the writers were smart enough to incorporate it in her Emmy-winning character of ‘Zoey’ in Television series ‘Nurse Jacke’.
Meritt Wever Net Worth and Salary
With her talent and hard work towards her career, Wever has earned herself a lavish life. According to the Pinterest, the blond beauty has an estimated net worth of $4 million, with a massive amount of salary.
However, the other details such as her car, house, and other expenses are missing