Megan Park is a Canadian actress and singer who is best known for her role as Grace Bowman in the television series titled: The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She has also featured and played minor and major roles in several movies such as the Charlie Bartlett and Angel’s Eyes. So far, Megan has appeared in dozens of movies, television and music videos since 2003.
She is the wife of an American actor, singer and songwriter Tyler Hilton. Her career and relationship with Tyler make her profile all the more interesting to learn about. Find out all about her below.
Megan Park Biography (Age)
Megan Park was born on July 24, 1986, in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada where she grew into an actress and began acting as young as at age six. She was raised by her parents and has an older sister.
Park is an alumnus of Oakridge Secondary School in London, Ontario and was a part of the Original Kids Theatre program. She tagged her dreams to become a famous actress with her academics and has won honors for speaking at least seven languages. Behind the glamour and fame, Megan Park was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as a child, a chronic inflammatory disorder that affected her knees, preventing her from walking or running like other kids.
Speaking in her interview with Media Planet, Park said it is a great reminder that just looking at someone, no one knows what they are dealing with on a daily basis, hence it’s a good reminder to be compassionate. She also said it makes her tire very easily but being an actress gives her lots of time, whenever she’s not on screen, to be able to rest and rejuvenate.
Pursuing a career in acting from 2003, Park landed her first major role in 2006 on the Lifetime series Angela’s Eyes. She also played minor roles such as in the Indie movie Charlie Bartlett and featured as a guest star on the popular Disney channel Family show titled: Life with Derek.
Park’s largest role yet, is in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager in which she played as one of the main characters, Grace Bowman, a teenage Christain cheerleader who struggles to keep her purity vow until marriage, along with her boyfriend. The series streamed for five straight years; from 2008 to 2013.
Shortly after, in 2013, Park lost a role in the sitcom Undateable which she was assigned since the original actress Briga Heelan was believed to be unable to continue. Nevertheless, she landed another role as Jane in 9 episodes of The Neighbors, followed by The Lottery; Demonic (2015), My Christmas Love (2016), Imposters (2017), and Once Upon a Prince (2018).
For her outstanding work as the director and writer of Lucy in My Eyes (2017), she won the Jury Award.
Besides playing roles in Hollywood, Meghan Park is very much into music. She formed a band called Frank and Derol alongside Codi Caraco in which she formerly sang and played the bass guitar. The band also includes another female member Brandi Cyrus, who’s is the older half-sister of pop star Miley Cyrus.
So far, Park also appeared on the music video, (Kissed You) Good Night” (2012) alongside Tyler Hilton.
As for her net worth, it’s not surprising that The Secret Life of the American Teenager star has amassed a well-deserved fortune from her career. She is worth a whopping sum of about $1 million.
Meghan Park stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m). Not very tall but fortunately, her petite size doesn’t define her potentials as a successful actress.
Relationship with Tyler Hilton
Meghan Park’s relationship with Tyler Hilton began in 2007 on the sets of the movie, Charlie Bartlett. After several years into the stable friendship, the duo decided to make their togetherness official. They got engaged in 2014 and a year later, precisely on October 10, 2015, Park and Hilton became husband and wife.
Tyler is a famous singer-songwriter and actor best known for his role as Chris Keller in One Tree Hill. He has also released a number of albums since the year 2000.
The lovebirds exchanged marital vows at an indoor venue at the Triunfo Creek Vineyards and later move the celebration and dancing outdoors. They wanted to keep the event as simple as possible with just a maid of honor and best man, as well as everyone else among family and friends in attendant.
From on-screen couple to a real-life couple, many fans consider their union to be the perfect match. Sharing the love journey on social media, Megan Park said the wedding was everything they wanted it to be, after so many years together.