Poppy Montgomery Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height


Poppy Montgomery is an American actress. Poppy is married to the director of lifestyle marketing for Microsoft and has three children.

Relationship Facts of Poppy Montgomery

  • Poppy Montgomery is married to Shawn Sanford {Compare Couple}.
  • Poppy Montgomery married on January 31, 2014.
  • ūüíĎ Anniversary in 132 days ūüíĎ
  • She is mother of Three (Jackson Phillip, Violet Grace and Gus Monroe).
  • Poppy Montgomery is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Poppy Montgomery is a married woman. She is married to a Microsoft executive, Shawn Sanford on Jan 31, 2014, at Disneyland.

Furthermore, their wedding was a Disneyland ceremony. Minnie and Mickey Mouse along with their children officiated their wedding.

Poppy and her husband Shawn started dating in 2011. The couple met for the first time in Puerto Rico.

In April 2013, she became the mother of Shawn’s child, Violet Grace(daughter). Again in November 2014, she became a mother for the third time, she delivered a baby boy, Gus Monroe.

Shawn has two children: Haley Sandford and Braydon Sanford from his past relationship.

Poppy’s past affair

Previously, she was in a relationship with Adam Kaufman. She initially met her sweetheart, Kaufman in 2005, while they were shooting in Mexico.

Soon, she was pregnant with Kaufman’s baby and in June 2007 she gave birth to their first child, Jackson Phillip(son). In October 2011, reports were that Poppy and Adam broke up.

Who is Poppy Montgomery?

Poppy Montgomery is a famous Australian-American on-screen character. She played FBI specialist Samantha Spade on the CBS puzzle show Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009 and played Detective Carrie Wells on the CBS/A&E police dramatization Unforgettable from 2011 to 2016.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Montgomery was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to Nicola, an official and economic scientist, and Phil Donaghue, a restaurateur. Her birthdate is June 15, 1972. She is one of six kids. Her parents named every one of their little girls after blooms ‚Äď Poppy, Rosie, Daisy, Lily, and Marigold, and their child Jethro Tull, after the musical crew Jethro Tull.

Her parents divorced when she was young. Despite the split, her parents had maintained a friendly relationship.

Poppy Montgomery
Caption: Poppy Montgomery and Shawn (Source: Daily Mail)

She has American-Australian dual citizenship but her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Poppy Montgomery: Education, School/ College University

Montgomery hated college, was expelled from six private schools before lastly dropping out to pursue stage performance at the age of 15.

Poppy Montgomery: Professional Life, Career

Poppy appeared in several small TV roles in the late-90s including NYPD Blue. However, her first large break was when she won Marilyn Monroe’s role in the 2001 CBS miniseries Blonde. The next job she was given in the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace was a starring role as Samantha Spade. The series revolved around a New York City FBI missing-person unit.

For seven seasons, Montgomery portrayed Samantha Spade from the start of the series on 26 September 2002 until it finished on 19 May 2009. Furthermore, Montgomery finished filming a biographical television film Magic Beyond Words in April 2011, appearing as the author of Harry Potter J. K. Rowling.

That equivalent year, she started to star in the CBS police dramatization Unforgettable as Carrie Wells. The principal season kept running from 20 September 2011 until 8 May 2012, and the show was at first dropped by CBS on 12 May 2012.

It was later recharged for the second period of 13 scenes, which kept running from 28 July 2013 to 9 May 2014, and the third season kept running from 29 June 2014 to 14 September 2014. The season kept running on A&E from 27 November 2015 to 22 January 2016, and the arrangement was dropped in February 2016.

Poppy Montgomery: Awards, Nominations

Poppy has so far been nominated three times for her acting. Unfortunately, so far, she has not won any awards. Her nominations came in 2001, 2004, and 2013. In 2001, Online Film and TV Association nominated her for Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries for Blonde.

Similarly, in 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards nominated her for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Without a Trace.  Her most recent nomination which was in 2013 was by Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series. This was for Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story.

Poppy Montgomery: Net Worth, Salary, Income

Poppy Montgomery has been in Hollywood since the late 90s so it is no surprise that she is worth $8 million. As for her salary, she earns about $25,000 per month on average. Her main source of income is acting. She has featured in movies and several TV shows throughout the years.

Additionally, she got paid around $85 thousand for each scene for her job as Detective Carrie Wells on the CBS/A&E police dramatization Unforgettable, nonetheless, the data is yet to be affirmed by Poppy Montgomery herself.

Poppy Montgomery: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

So far, Poppy has not been involved in any controversy or scandals. Similarly, there have been no rumors about her either.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Poppy Montgomery has a height of about 5 feet 4 inches. Similarly, her body weighs around 62 kg. She has a slim build with brown hair and eyes. She has dyed her hair red.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Poppy Montgomery has a good amount of followers on social media. Her Facebook page has over six thousand likes. Similarly, her Twitter account has around 22.2k followers. It is on Instagram where she is the most active and has the most followers, though. Her Instagram account has around 106k followers.

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