Biography - Merritt Patterson

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Merritt Patterson
Best Known For
The Royals (film), Ravenswood (TV series)
Net Worth
$ Under Review
$1.50M Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Merritt Marnie Patterson N/A
Born on
September 2, 1990 (age 33)
Female N/A
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Dave Patterson
Dave Patterson
Mackenzie Patterson
Mackenzie Patterson
Leslie Patterson
Leslie Patterson
JR Ringer
JR Ringer
Body Measurement
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Eye Color
Blue N/A
Shoe Size
7 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
Chest Size
inch N/A
Waist Size
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6 US N/A
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Social Media Presence

Who is Merritt Patterson?

Merritt Patterson is a professional actress and a Canadian national. She is best known for starring in Ravenswood as Olivia and in The Royals as Ophelia Pryce.

Merritt Patterson – Age, Parents, Siblings

Merritt Patterson’s birth took place on September 2, 1990, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. She was born Merritt Marnie Patterson to her father Dave Patterson and her mother Leslie Patterson. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling- a sister named Mackenzie Patterson.

Other details of Merritt Patterson’s early life including that of her childhood and the rest of the family is not available.

Merritt Patterson with her mother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Merritt Patterson is not shared with the public.

Her ethnicity is multi-ethnic (Scottish, English).

Merritt Patterson – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Merritt Patterson was regarded as a single woman for most of her public life. Not much is known when it comes to her romantic relationships and love affairs. In fact, the info on her ex-boyfriends is kept as private as possible.

However, in 2022, Patterson shared that she married her longtime boyfriend JR Ringer on September 17, 2022. She and her husband do not have any children yet. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Merritt Patterson, JR Ringer (Image: Instagram)

Merritt Patterson – Career

Early Days

Before starting her professional career, Merritt Patterson was a competitive dancer and had been so since 11 years old. She eventually went on to appear in commercials and in 2006 won the Canadian Herbal Essences' Teen Model Search.

Patterson began her acting career in 2006, her first role being in an episode of Kyle XY as Ashleigh Redmond. This was followed by guest roles in the TV series Supernatural (2009), The Troop (2011) and in the TV films Iron Invader (2011), Radio Rebel (2012), etc. During that time she also portrayed minor roles in films The Hole (2009), and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), among others.

Finally, in 2013 Merritt Patterson was cast as the main role of Olivia Matheson in the TV series Ravenswood. She portrayed the character for a total of 10 episodes i.e. until 2014. This is considered her breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Since then Patterson has starred in numerous films including Rufus (2012), Wolves (2014), and Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018).

Her work is more prominent in TV films. She has starred in Hallmark films A Royal Winter (2017), Wedding March 4 (2018), Christmas at the Palace (2018), and Forever in My Heart (2019). Moreover, her portrayal of Ophelia Pryce in The Royals (2015) and Olivia Brukner in The Art of More (2016) is also greatly recognized.

Merritt Patterson and Jack Turner co-starred in Forever in My Heart (Image: Heavy)


In the Hallmark film Forever in My Heart, Merritt Patterson starred alongside actors Jack Turner, Blake Berris, Emmet Byrne, and Catherine Byrne.

Merritt Patterson – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million while the figure on her annual salary is not shared with the public.

Merritt Patterson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Merritt Patterson is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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