• Summer Yasmine Bishil is an American actress born in July 1988
• She is known for her roles in the films “Towelhead” and “Crossing Over”, as well as the fantasy drama series “The Magicians”
• She was born to a Mexican-Caucasian mother and Indian father, and was homeschooled by her mother
• She has a net worth of over $2 million, earned through her acting career
• Bishil is currently single and prefers to keep her personal life private

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FactSister of Skylar Bishil.

Who is Summer Bishil?

Summer Yasmine Bishil, born on 7th of July 1988, is an American actress who became known through her roles in the films “Towelhead” and “Crossing Over.” She is also currently seen in the fantasy drama series “The Magicians”, playing the role of Margo.

Summer Bishil’s Early Life

Bishil was born the youngest of three children, in Pasadena, California, the daughter of a Mexican-Caucasian mother and Indian father. In 1991, her whole family moved to Saudi Arabia and then to Bahrain where she also started studying, where she and her brother attended British and American schools. When the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack happened, Bishil’s family moved back to the US and settled in a small Mormon community in San Diego. She tried attending a regular public school but experienced bullying from her classmates, so after that experience for one year, she decided to stay at home and got homeschooled by her mother. She later took classes at Citrus College in Glendora, California.
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Summer Bishil’s Career

Bishil’s career started when she was 14 years old, taking acting lessons and within a year being signed with a manager and an agency. Her earliest acting roles included appearing in “Days of Our Lives”, “Just for Kicks”, “Drake & Josh” and “Hannah Montana”, which helped establish her career and also her net worth. After appearing in several TV shows, Bishil also started appearing in movies, firstly in the television-movie “Return to Halloweentown”, before debuting in the big screen when she starred in “Towelhead.” Despite the movie’s lukewarm response, her performance became a favourite, with many critics giving her favourable reviews, which helped catapulted her career to new heights, and also increased her wealth.

In 2009, Bishil once again made waves when she appeared in the movie “Crossing Over,” playing the role of Taslima alongside Ashley Judd, Harrison Ford and Ray Liotta. In 2010, she joined the cast of “The Last Airbender”, with talk of a sequel, but which didn’t happen. Bishil returned to the small screen, and had found success appearing in ‘Three Rivers”, “The Whole Truth” as well as a couple of episodes of “90210.” She also had a main role in “Lucky 7”, and made guest appearances in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “iZombie.”

In 2015, Bishil became part of the new SyFy fantasy drama series “The Magicians”, playing the role of Margo, which despite being one of the antagonists in the show, received positive acclaim from critics and the show’s fans. The show became a hit on the network, and is now on its third season. Her success in television further helped her career as well as her net worth. Today, Bishil is still active in acting, recently starring in “Under the Silver Lake,” and currently in a main role in “The Magicians”, which went to air in 2015.

Summer Bishil’s Body Measurement

In terms of body measurement, Bishil is 5ft 3ins (1.60 m.) tall and reputedly weighs 116 lbs. (53 kg). Her vital statistics are 34-24-34; she also has black hair and dark brown eyes.

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Summer Bishil’s Net Worth

As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Bishil’s net worth is reported to be over $2 million, acquired from her years of being an actress over the last 15 years.

Summer Bishil’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, Bishil is currently single. She prefers to keep her personal life private and there is no news of her dating anyone at the moment.

General Info

Full NameSummer Bishil
Height1.6 m
EducationBahrain School


SiblingsSkylar Bishil


NominationsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
MoviesBlast Vegas, Lip Service, Mooz-lum, The Last Airbender, Crossing Over, Towelhead, Return to Halloweentown, Public Relations
TV ShowsLucky 7

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1Sister of Skylar Bishil.
2Nominee for Best Actress - Spirit Award.
3Was named one of the "Ten Actors to Watch" by Variety (2007).
4Was among the young celebrities featured in Vanity Fair's cover article, "Hollywood's New Wave: The Hottest Kids in Hollywood" in August 2008.




Under the Silver Lake2017post-production
The Magicians2015-2017TV SeriesMargo Hanson
iZombie2015TV SeriesEliza Marquette
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2014TV SeriesHeba Salim
Lucky 72013TV SeriesSamira Lashari
Blast Vegas2013TV MovieSerena
Pop Star2013Priscilla Santos
902102011TV SeriesLeila
The Whole Truth2010TV SeriesMichelle Penner 2010
The Last Airbender2010Azula
Public Relations2010/ISara
Three Rivers2009TV SeriesKaren Rollins
Crossing Over2009Taslima Jahangir
Towelhead2007Jasira Maroun
Return to Halloweentown2006TV MovieAneesa
Hannah Montana2006TV SeriesRachel
Drake & Josh2006TV SeriesTabitha
Just for Kicks2006TV SeriesStacey
Days of Our Lives2005TV SeriesStacey


Nominated Awards

2009Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadNothing Is Private (2007)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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