• Meredith Hagner is an American actress known for her role in the "Search Party" TBS dark comedy series.
• She was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and began her acting career after moving to New York City.
• She is engaged to fellow actor and former professional ice hockey player, Wyatt Russell.
• She is an animal lover and enjoys camping and drinking red wine on the beach.
• Her current net worth is estimated to be over $2 million.

Meredith Hagner Wiki Bio

Meredith Hagner was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA, on 31 May 1987, so under the zodiac sign of Gemini and holding American nationality – she became popular thanks to her acting career, particularly for her role of Portia in the “Search Party” TBS dark comedy series.

School and early life

Meredith spent her childhood in Chapel Hill with her parents Karen and Roald Hagner, but hasn’t talked about them as she appreciates their privacy as much as her own – she hasn’t talked about having any siblings which is why most people believe her to be an only child, however, she has an older sister named Kerry Hagner who was born with Downs Syndrome.

Meredith’s interest in acting was born when she was around five years old, watching TV movies and series, and working on her own acting skills she practiced in her bedroom. She studied at the Chapel Hill High School, and after she matriculated in 2005 enrolled at the Boston Conservatory. However, Meredith studied there only for a year as she was offered her first role in New York City, and therefore quit school and permanently moved to live there.

Meredith still hasn’t returned to college, and now she’s over 30, it doesn’t appear as though she is planning on finishing her bachelor’s degree.

Career of an actress

Meredith began on radio and appearing in TV advertisements as soon as she got to New York City, mostly for 3M, Acuvue, JCPenney, Radio Shack, but also a number of others.

She won her first role in 2008 when she played Liberty Ciccone in 164 episodes of “As the World Turns” CBS daytime soap opera – she was praised for her performance, and it instantly made her name recognized in the film industry. The series also won her a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series – she was part of the cast for two years before leaving the show in March 2010.

Meredith Hagner

Her next role was in 13 episodes of “Lights Out” FX drama series in 2011, followed by a role in the “Awakening” series but unfortunately for her, the series didn’t get to air a single episode. The next roles she won were in the “Royal Pains” TV series, in which she played Libby from 2009 to 2011, then in “In Plain Sight”, “CSI: Miami”, and “The Following”. The role which really increased her popularity was of Amy Jordan in 22 episodes of “Men at Work” TBS comedy series – she was in the lead role before the show was canceled in 2014.

Her next notable role was in 2016, in 50 episodes of the “Search Party” TBS dark comedy, and thanks to her performance, her character Portia Davenport was named one of the 20 best TV characters of 2016 by “Rolling Stone” magazine. Meredith is currently shooting for both “Search Party” and “Strangers” TV series.

Her next major role was in 17 episodes of “Strangers” (2017-18), followed by four voice-over roles in “Dummy”, “Bob’s Burgers”, Robot Chicken” and “Disenchantment” through 2022. Meredith’s now been cast as Eve in “Bad Monkey”, release still unscheduled.

Her film appearances have included “The Oath” and “Brightburn” (2018)and as Kyla in “Vacation Friends” and Vacation Friends 2″ in 2021 and 2013 respectively.

Love life and relationship with Wyatt Russell

Being as secretive as she is, Meredith hasn’t shared too many details regarding her relationship with Wyatt Russell, a former professional ice hockey player and an actor, but as they are both celebrities, some things about their affair are still known. The two were an instant match when they met on the set of the “Folk Hero & Funny Guy” comedy movie in 2016. They began their relationship only a couple of days later, and were together for nearly three years before marrying in 2019 – Meredith showed the engagement ring she has from Wyatt in December 2018, and admitted that Wyatt asking her to marry him caught her by surprise. Their first son Buddywas born in March 2021, and second son Boone in February 2024.[15]

.Meredith hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated before Wyatt, as she probably wouldn’t want to make her husband-to-be jealous.

Hobbies and other interests

Meredith’s number one passion are movies, and as she has been part of the film industry for so long, she now has her own favorites –  “Annie Hall” shot in 1977, “Manhattan” (1979), and “Midnight in Paris” (2011).

Meredith is no stranger to alcohol and her favorite drink is red wine – she prefers to drink it slowly while sitting somewhere on a beach with not a lot of people around.

She’s a girl who loves nature, which can easily be noticed by the pictures and videos she uploads onto her Instagram account – she often goes camping with her fiancé, and the two have their own van packed up with everything a person needs to sleep in the woods away from society.

Meredith is a big lover of animals, and although she doesn’t have any pets, she can often be seen spending her free time with animals, especially horses, which she learned how to ride at a very young age.

Appearance and net worth

Meredith has medium long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, weighs around 123lbs (56kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-24-35.

According to authoritative sources, her current net worth is estimated to be more than $2 million, and is steadily rising thanks to her acting career.

Social media presence

Meredith seems to be active on the internet, as maintaining a good image of herself on all the popular social media networks is quite important for her acting career.

She launched her Twitter account in November 2011 but abandon it just days later, after only posting once. Her Instagram account’s witty caption reads ‘Actress, but my mom thinks I would make a great tour guide”. Meredith is also running a Facebook page which counts around 400 fans.

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