Maeve Quinlan Biography

Maeve Quinlan is an American actress best known for her role as Megan Conley on the TV show ‘The Bold and Beautiful’. She worked on that show for straight 11 years. Meanwhile, the actress also appeared in many other TV shows and Films. The famous actress is a former Tennis player and had to leave the sport due to an athletic injury.

Early Life

Maeve Quinlanwas born on November 16, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in Northfield, a north shore suburb in a Christian family. Her parents are Irish immigrants. She graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka and later majored in Business and Theatre at Northwestern University and the University of Southern California.

She started playing tennis at a young age and has been playing in professional tournaments since the age of 16. Her passion and hard work helped her reach the international level. She participated in major tennis tournaments which helped her get a full scholarship to Northwestern University and the University of South California.

Maeve Quinlan Career

Maeve was a Tennis player till she shifted entirely to an acting career. She reached the seed position 95 in the world rankings in Tennis. She participated in tournaments like Virginia Tour and French Open. Unfortunately, Quinlan had to leave tennis because of a major injury and switch to other career options. She started her acting career with small parts in commercials for Gatorade and Nike. Her first TV show debut was in the soap opera ‘The Bold and Beautiful’  which aired from 1955-2006. Meanwhile, she made a guest appearance on the show ‘LA heat’ and ‘JAG’.

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Her most notable role was in South of Nowhere. The show was nominated two times in a row for Best Drama at the GLAAD Media Award. In the year 1999, Maeve made her debut in the first film debut in ‘Florentine’ as Claire. After that she played a supporting role in several movies like Play it the Bone, Instict Kill, Totally blonde, Nobody’s perfect, Tennis anyone..?, and many more movies.

In 2014 Maeve played the role of Mariam Glass in the film Liquorice. She also appeared in many TV films like ‘A boyfriend for Christmas’, ‘Teenager Bank Heist’ and ‘The Stalker Club’. She also co-produced a web series ‘3 way’ about roommates featuring lesbian characters. Maeve also runs an online blog to interact with her fans. She is quite active on social media sites like Instagram.


In 2002 she played the role of Rhonda in the movie Ken Park. The movie was a controversial film in which there was an explicit scene between her and the boyfriend of her character’s daughter. The scene involved Rhonda getting oral sex. It was a controversial scene and gained a lot of attention.

Maeve Quinlan Biography

Real Name Maeve Quinlan
Birth Date November 16, 1964
Age (as of 2023) 58 Years
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Profession Actress
College Northwestern University & University of Southern California
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Derek Chatterton
Children One
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Personal Life

Maeve Quinlan was married to Tom Sizemore for the 3 years. Her marriage with Tom did not last long and they got divorced in 1999. Presently she is married to Derek Chatterton.  The couple is completely in love with each other and they regularly share their moments on social media. She does not have any kids of her own but is a proud stepmother of Derek’s two kids.

Maeve Quinlan Net Worth

The experienced actress has worked on several TV shows and movies so far. She has amassed a huge sum of money. Her source of income is primarily TV show revenues. Her estimated net worth is $6 million approx. The actress is also active on social media. She has also invested in other ventures like co-producing which has helped her increase her income.


  • Her favorite hobby is traveling.
  • Maeve holds dual American and Irish citizenship.
  • She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Theta sorority house.

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