Megan Park is a Canadian actress and singer best known for her role as Grace Bowman in the television series entitled: The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She has also starred in several films such as Charlie Bartlett and Angel’s Eyes and has played supporting and leading roles. To date, Megan has appeared in dozens of movies, television, and music videos since 2003.
She is the wife of American actor, singer, and songwriter Tyler Hilton. Because of her career and her relationship with Tyler, it is all the more interesting to learn more about her profile. Learn all about her below.
Megan Park Biography (Age)
Megan Park was born on July 24, 1986, in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada, where she grew up to be an actress and began acting at the age of six. She was raised by her parents and has an older sister.
Park is a graduate of Oakridge Secondary School in London, Ontario, and was part of the Original Kids Theatre program. She has tagged her dreams of becoming a famous actress with her academics and has received honors for speaking at least seven languages. Behind the glamour and fame, Megan Park was diagnosed as a child with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory disease that affected her knees and prevented her from walking or running like other children.
In her interview with Media Planet, Park said it was a great reminder that no one knows what they are dealing with every day just by looking at someone. She also said that this makes her very easily tired, but as an actress, she has a lot of time to rest and regenerate when she is not on screen.
After an acting career starting in 2003, Park got her first leading role in the Lifetime series Angela’s Eyes in 2006. She also played smaller roles such as in the indie film Charlie Bartlett and was a guest star in the popular Disney Channel show Family: Life with Derek.
Park’s biggest role to date is that in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, in which she and her boyfriend played one of the main characters, Grace Bowman, a teenage Christain cheerleader who struggles to keep her purity vow until marriage. The series ran for five consecutive years, from 2008 to 2013.
Shortly thereafter, in 2013, Park lost a role in the sitcom Undateable that had been assigned to her because it was believed that the original actress Briga Heelan was unable to continue the series. However, she was given another role as Jane in 9 episodes of The Neighbors, followed by The Lottery; Demonic (2015), My Christmas Love (2016), Impostor (2017), and Once Upon a Time a Prince (2018).
She won the Jury Prize for her outstanding work as director and author of Lucy in My Eyes (2017).
Besides her roles in Hollywood, Meghan Park is also very interested in music. Besides Codi Caraco, she founded a band called Frank and Derol, in which she used to sing and play bass guitar. The band also includes another female member, Brandi Cyrus, the older half-sister of pop star Miley Cyrus.
So far, Park has also appeared in the music video (Kissed You) Good Night (2012) alongside Tyler Hilton.
As for her fortune, it is not surprising that The Secret Life of the American teenager star has made a well-deserved fortune out of her career. She is worth a handsome sum of about $1 million.
Meghan Park is located at a height of about 1.57 m (5 feet 2 inches). Not very tall, but fortunately her petite size does not define her potential as a successful actress.
Relationship with Tyler Hilton
Meghan Park’s relationship with Tyler Hilton began in 2007 on the sets of the movie Charlie Bartlett. After several years of stable friendship, the duo decided to make their togetherness official. They became engaged in 2014, and one year later, on October 10, 2015, Park and Hilton became man and wife.
Tyler is a famous singer-songwriter and actor, best known for his role as Chris Keller in One Tree Hill. Since 2000, he has also released a number of albums.
The lovebirds exchanged vows in a hall on the Triunfo Creek Vineyards and later moved the party and dancing outside. They wanted to keep the event as simple as possible, with only one maid of honor and best man and all other family members and friends present.
From a couple on the big screen to a real-life couple, many fans consider their union the perfect couple. Megan Park shared the love trip through social media and said that the wedding was all they wanted after so many years together.