What is the Schitt’s Creek star doing now? Everyone is wondering about Annie Murphy’s lifestyle and today we are just going to give you all the details that you need. Currently, the Schitt’s Creek fame actress is doing a lot of things both in her personal and public life. In this article, you will get to know about her early life, sky-soaring fame, net worth, and much more. Unlike her character Alexis Rose, she has been committed to one man for a lot many years. Do you want to know who the lucky man is? Continue reading to find out!
Annie Murphy is an actress who has worked in major productions. She gained her fame starring as Alexis Rose in the famous sitcom, Schitt’s Creek. Schitt’s Creek is a Canadian Television series that ran for over 5 years (2015-2020) and had more than 80 episodes. Annie Murphy won various awards for her role and her lifestyle is now at a thriving point.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Anne Frances Murphy, she had a very normal life. She was born on 19th December 1986 and her parents were teachers. It was in her high school, Elmwood School, Ottawa that she gained interest in performative arts and stage productions. She pursued a degree in theatre performance at Concordia University and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 22 to kick start her career in the industry.
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Annie Murphy debuted with a crime-thriller television film in 2007, Lethal Action. In many interviews, she had stated that she was a struggling actress and worked in various small and minor roles. She always wanted to comedy but only had drama roles. After struggling for a long time and almost on the verge of quitting acting, finally, luck knocked at her door. She auditioned for Schitt’s Creek and bagged the role of Alexis Rose. And as they say, the rest is history!
In 2015, Annie Murphy moved to Toronto and starred and co-created in a web series, The Plateaus. She earned a nomination at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards for her role. She was also nominated for Schitt’s Creek in the same event for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and consecutively in 2018, 2019, and 2020 was nominated for the same award. Annie Murphy was also nominated at Critic’s Choice Television Awards, Screen Actor’s Guild Awards and finally won one at the Gracie Awards 2019. Her major breakthrough win was for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Primetime Emmy Award, all of which were for Schitt’s Creek.
Annie Murphy was cast in an AMC television series, Kevin Can F**k Himself but the pandemic delayed the production and it was resumed in September 2020. She also appeared in a television advertising campaign for Hudson’s Bay departmental store opposite Catherine O’Hara, her former Schitt’s Creek co-star. She has also appeared in various advertising campaigns throughout 2020 and 2021, such as Nintendo Switch and Phexxi.
Annie Murphy Lifestyle, Net Worth and Relationship Status
Murphy fights for the causes she believes in. She is an ambassador of the global relief agency, Care Canada. She visited Jordan in 2019 to understand the struggles of women and provide them with relief and empowerment. Murphy also donated the proceeds of her first red carpet dress to Encampment Support Network in January 2021. The Encampment Support Network is a non-profit organization that helps unhoused people in Toronto.
Murphy had only $15 to herself before she starred in Schitt’s Creek. But with her fame and hard work reaching soaring heights, Annie Murphy has finally made a name for herself as a star. She is now amongst the big leagues in the industry and slowly gaining more name. It was estimated earlier in 2021 that Annie Murphy has a net worth of $4 Million. Sure, to call it in the big numbers! Her fate has definitely changed for the better.
Annie Murphy has been rather steady in her love and dating life. Even though her character, Alexis Rose has had quite love encounters, Murphy has been dedicated to one man and that is her husband. In 2011, she married Menno Versteeg, a musician and lead singer of two bands, Hollerado and Anyway Gang. In a house fire in 2013, they lost all their belongings but were uninjured and currently going steady and happy in their marriage.
What’s next in her life?
Annie Murphy recently signed with CAA for representation. Her dark comedy series, Kevin Can F**K Himself has renewed for a season two and will also appear for the second season of Russian Doll in her recurring role, opposite lead Natasha Lyonne. Annie Muphy will feature in Witness Protection with MRC. Directed by David West Read and Rupinder Gill. Well! Annie Murphy has a lot on her sleeves and the upcoming years surely look packed up busy for her.