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Dominique McElligott

Facts of Dominique McElligott

Date of Birth: 1986 , May-3
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Dominique McElligott
Nationality Irish
Birth Place/City Dublin, Ireland
Profession Actress
Working For The Boys (2019- Present)
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color Fair
Boyfriend N/A
Married N/A
Children No
Education University College Dublin
Movies Moon (2009),The Guard (2011), Not Fade Away (2012)
TV Show On Home Ground, Hell on Wheels, The Astronaut Wives Club, House of Cards, The Last Tycoon, The Boys

Quick Timeline of Dominique McElligott

1986 Born in Ireland
2001 Made TV debut with On Home Ground
2011 Career breakthrough with Hell on Wheels
2020 Is a Millionaire

Detail Timeline of Dominique McElligott

May 3 , 1986

Born in Ireland

McElligott was born on May 3, 1986, in Dublin, Ireland. She holds Irish nationality. She attended and graduated from University College Dublin.


Made TV debut with On Home Ground

In 2001, Dominque made her TV debut with the series On Home Ground, which followed her roles in Echo (2005) and Raw (2008, 6 episodes).


Career breakthrough with Hell on Wheels

McElligott was cast in the main role of Lily Bell in Hell on Wheels in 2011. After that, she portrayed the main cast in The Last Tycoon (2016), and The Boys (2019- Present).


Is a Millionaire

In 2020, Dominique has $3 million net worth & lives in Dublin, Ireland. Turned professional since 2001, McElligott records 20 acting credits & earns hundreds of thousand dollars through The Boys (2019- Present).


Fascinated with acting since her childhood, the Irish-born actress Dominique McElligott made her TV debut in 2002 and gathered massive acclaim as the main cast in Hell on Wheels (2011-12). Furthermore, her further TV fame came with the portrayal of main roles in the TV series: The Astronaut Wives Club (2015), House of Cards (2016-17), and The Last Tycoon (2016).

Since 2019, McElligott appears as the Superhero Maggie Shaw / Queen Maeve in the Prime Video's The Boys. Aside from TV, the actress records notable works in critically acclaimed films such as Moon, The Guard, and Not Fade Away.

Early Life and Education

Dominique was born on May 3, 1986, in Dublin, Ireland, to Irish parents. After her high school graduation, she attended University College Dublin. Reportedly, McElligott had a passion for acting since her high school days which she turned into a profession later.

She holds Irish nationality but is low-key about details on her family background.

Age and Height

Dominique McElligott is 34 years old in November 2020 and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm).

Made TV Debut In 2001- TV Series and Movies

As a teen, then-15 years old McElligott made her on-screen debut as Cora Collins in 10 episodes of On Home Ground (2001-2002). After that, she was cast in the TV film Whiskey Echo (2005) and then in the TV series Raw (2008, 6 episodes).

Moreover, Dominique made her feature film debut in 2008 with the Finnish-horror Dark Floors. It followed her film works in critically acclaimed Moon (2009), The Guard (2011), and Not Fade Away (2012).

In 2011, the Irish actress got her career breakthrough with the portrayal of Lily Bell, the main cast in Hell on Wheels. There, she worked in a total of 20 episodes (Season 1 & 2) until 2012 starring Anson Mount and Colm Meaney.

Dominique CAPTION: Dominique McElligott got her TV breakthrough from Hell on Wheels SOURCE: Pinterest

Following the role of Louise Shepard in The Astronaut Wives Club (2015), Dominque McElligott got to play Hannah Conway in House of Cards (2014-15, 15 episodes). At first, she was cast in a recurring role but became its main cast in Season 5 joining Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, and Michael Kelly.

In 2016, she portrayed Kathleen Moore in The Last Tycoon co-starring Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer, and Lily Collins.

What Is Dominique McElligott Doing Now?

Currently, McElligott appears as Superhero Maggie Shaw / Queen Maeve, a member of the superhero squad The Seven in the TV series The Boys (2019- Present, 16 episodes).

McElligott CAPTION: McElligott as Queen Maeve in The Boys SOURCE: Vulture


The series premiered on July 16, 2019, while Season 2 premiered on September 4, 2020, starring Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, and Erin Moriarty as major casts.

Reportedly, Season 3 of The Boys is currently in development.

Net Worth In 2020

According to online sources, Dominique has a net worth of $3 million in November 2020. Without a question, she majorly earned her fortune through her acting career that includes her major TV appearances in Hell on Wheels, House of Cards, and The Last Tycoon.

Since 2019, McElligott works in the American TV series The Boys that possibly earns her a hefty salary; alleged to be in the 6-digit figure. On average, an actor in the United States can sum up a payroll of $57,000 annually.

Is Dominique McElligott Dating Or Married?

The Ireland-born actress Dmonique does not prefer social media such as Instagram and Twitter. Moreover, she barely makes PDAs unless it is a red carpet moment. It cuts out the chances of insight into her personal portfolio.

Seems McElligott has quite a skill to put curtains on her personal life, especially her relationship details. So far, no report on her married life or dating story has made highlights. At the moment, she is not dating officially or has any records of an ex-boyfriend.

She had an on-screen matchup with Joel Kinnaman while working in the TV series House of Cards.

As of November 2020, Dominque McElligott is allegedly single.