Do you watch the CBS reboot series, Magnum P.I? If yes, then you might be familiar with the show's lead actress, Perdita Weeks. Since 2018, she is portraying the character of Juliet Higgins.
At the age of 34, Weeks has starred in several feature films and shows. No need to mention, Weeks has established a name for herself in the Hollywood Industry.
Perdita Weeks Family Background
Born on December 25, 1985, in South Glamorgan, Cardiff, the actress certainly was a Christmas Gift to her parents. Perdita has an older sister named Honeysuckle Weeks and a younger sister named Rollo Weeks.
Following her Hollywood debut, with Goggle Eyes as an extra, her mother Susan Weeks decided to register her and her brother’s names with the acting school. She studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute.
Weeks brings larger than life-like ambiance to her characters. She enrolled at Roedean School, one of the most expensive boarding schools in the UK.
Is Perdita Weeks Really a Married Woman?
Apparently, Perdita Weeks is a "married" woman and is the mother of twin boys. Yes, all media outlets have mentioned her as married. Also, according to every tabloid, Weeks is married to a guy named Kit Frederiksen and has twin boys. They married in 2012. So, why did Perdita denied her relationship status?
Surprisingly, the Ready Player One actress is not married and doesn't have any kids. She tweeted about the fake news on April 8, 2019, after being fed up by the false rumors. That's why there isn't a single picture of her so-called husband and twins on her social media.
After seeing the tweet, her fans posted some funny comments. One guy named Anton replied:
"Well, you beter find this Kit Frederiksen and tell him he is single again. Not sure he is going to be happy about this".
Still, it is shocking that the news outlets didn't even bother to do proper research about her personal life.
Why is Perdita Weeks Famous?
From appearing in a McVities advert to Magnum P.I, the actress has had quite a journey in her acting career. She appeared in one episode of CBS series, Hawaii Five-O in January 2020. Just in case you didn't know, renown actor of the same show, Scott Caan has a daughter with his partner, Kacy Byxbee.
After five more film and TV appearances, the actress appeared in Catherine Cookson’s The Rag Nymph (1997). She played the younger version of her older sister’s character, because of the striking resemblance.
Perdita Weeks Net Worth
The Magnum P.I star has a net worth of $5 million as of 2020. Most of Perdita's earnings come from her work in the television shows and movies. She has appeared in some of the blockbuster films and hit series. In 2014, the horror movie, As Above, So Below grossed over $41 million at the Box-Office. Likewise, in 2018, Weeks 'Ready Player One' grossed $582.9 million.
How much is Weeks's salary per episode in Magnum P.I? As per some online sources, Weeks' salary in the crime series is over $350,000 per episode. Her co-star, Jay Hernandez, also receives the same amount of money.
Apart from having a fruitful career, Weeks spends her life lavishly. She owns a stunning Red Ferrari whose cost is over $250,000. Just for information, her siblings, Rollo and Honeysuckle, both own net worth of around $500,000. Television actors like Anya Chalotra and Jenny McCarthy are among decent earning celebrities.
Perdita Weeks Hobbies
Actors need to be in great shape to play desirable roles. She has a decent height of 1.63m (5 feet 4 inches) and has a bodyweight of 54 kgs. She regularly works out and practice yoga in her spare time.
Watch Magnum P.I co-stars, Jay Hernandez, and Perdita Weeks' interview!
Weeks can often be seen vacationing on exotic places. She and her co-stars spend quality time on different places.
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