• Merritt Patterson is an actress from Canada
• Her estimated net worth is over $1 million
• She began acting professionally in 2006
• She was in the series “Ravenswood” and “The Royals”
• She is active on social media, promoting her recent projects and daily activities

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Who is actress Merritt Patterson from “The Royals”?

Merritt Patterson was born on 2 September 1990, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, and is an actress, probably best known for her appearances in the series “Ravenswood” which is a spin-off of “Pretty Little Liars” and in which she played the role of Olivia in the short lived series, and in the series “The Royals”, which she played Ophelia.

The Riches of Merritt Patterson

How rich is Merritt Patterson? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting, including appearances in several films too. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life

Not many details are available about Patterson’s early life, though it is known that at the age of 11 she started appearing in theatrical productions and dance competitions. She grew up with a younger sister and she has shown a bit of her family online, including a picture with her mother. In 2006, she became a part of a Teen Model Search sponsored by Canadian Herbal Essences, winning the competition in front of 10,000 other competitors. The fame she earned there would eventually open the doors for her to start an acting career.
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Career Beginnings

Merritt began acting professionally in 2006, appearing as a guest in an episode of the television series “Kyle XY”, then had another guest appearance in an episode of “Supernatural”, before finding her first film role in “The Hole’ – the 3D horror film stars Teri Polo and Chris Massoglia.

In 2010, she had a support role in “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief”, before appearing in the television film “Iron Invader”, a science fiction story aired on Syfy and directed by Paul Ziller. She then appeared in the Disney television film “Radio Rebel”, which is based on the novel entitled “Shriking Violet” by Danielle Joseph, co-starring with Nancy Robertson and Debby Ryan. She also appeared in a series of short films and independent films during this period, including “Next Door Nightmare”.

Later Work – Ravenswood and The Royals

In 2013, Patterson was cast in a supporting role in the series “Ravenswood”, but was later recast in one of the main role as Olivia in the supernatural series, a spin-off from “Pretty Little Liars” after the show’s Halloween episode, which actually takes place during the events of the original series. The spin-off drew a lot of media coverage which boosted Patterson into the spotlight however, after low ratings during its first season, the show was eventually cancelled.  Merritt then became a part of the Canadian horror film “Wolves”, released in 2014, but her next major project would be in the 2015 soap opera “The Royals”, which is the first scripted series of the network E1, and follows the lives of fictional royal family members in England; Patterson would stay with the show for a season. After her run there, she then had a guest appearance in the series “Motive”, before getting cast in the second season of “The Art of More” in the role of Olivia Bruckner; the show on Crackle is based on the high stakes world of New York auction houses. One of her latest projects is the film “Unbroken: Path to Redemption” which is a spiritual sequel to the 2014 film “Unbroken”.

Merritt Patterson on Social Media

Similar to numerous actresses in the industry, Merritt is very active online through accounts on social media. She uses her Twitter account primarily to promote some of her recent projects, and post some of her daily thoughts. She also links a few of her Instagram posts including promoting her account there, plus posting pictures of her day to day activities in promotions, photo shoots and on sets, and including her travels to numerous locations around the US and Canada. She’s also travelled to various other parts of the world, including Italy, and has pictures of her with friends and fellow actors.

Her Facebook page does similar work to her Twitter account, in that she promotes some of her recent projects, on set and in various photo shoots. Most of her recent projects involve her working with Hallmark Channel on several television movies. Aside from her accounts, videos of her in interviews and appearing at red carpet events can be seen through the website YouTube.

General Info

Full NameMerritt Patterson
Height1.65 m


ParentsDave Patterson
SiblingsMackenzie Patterson


MoviesWolves, Primary, Kid Cannabis, Rufus, Radio Rebel, Iron Invader, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Hole, A Royal Winter, Bad Date Chronicles, Damaged, Revel
TV ShowsThe Royals, Ravenswood, The Art of More

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The Troop2011TV SeriesMiranda
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief2010Pretty Girl #2
Life Unexpected2010TV SeriesNicole
The Hole2009Jessica (as Merrit Patterson)
Supernatural2009TV SeriesCheerleader
Kyle XY2006TV SeriesAshleigh
Chronique des rendez-vous désastreux2017TV MovieLeigh
A Royal Winter2017TV MovieMaggie
The Art of More2016TV SeriesOlivia Brukner
Motive2016TV SeriesLiz Kerr
The Royals2015TV SeriesOphelia Ophelia Pryce
Damaged2014TV MovieTaran Hathaway
Wolves2014Angelina Timmins
Primary2014Sara Jaspar
Kid Cannabis2014Nicole
Ravenswood2013-2014TV SeriesOlivia Matheson
The Selection2012TV MovieAshley Brouillette
Radio Rebel2012TV MovieStacy
The Pregnancy Project2012TV MovieMaddy
Next Door Nightmare2011ShortThe Schoolgirl
Iron Golem2011TV MovieClaire


E! News2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
We Love Soaps TV2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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