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.
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.
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).
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.