Bridget Moynahan is an American actress and model who made her debut on the scene in 1999 as a guest. The beautiful and talented star has kept many spells with her always young look and her amazing way of performing the roles she assumes as a mistress of the arts.
Moynahan started as a model but quickly found a greater appeal on the big screen that seemed to be her true vocation and final destination. Since her first feature film, she hasn’t looked back and she hasn’t slowed down. She continues to make amazing films alongside other stars such as her good friend Will Smith. Learn more about this magnificent celebrity.
Born into an Irish-American family on April 28, 1971, Kathryn Bridget Moynahan and her two siblings were born to their parents Mary Bridget, who was formerly a teacher and her husband Edward Bradley Moynahan, who was an administrator at the University of Massachusetts Amherst but later became a scientist, both of Irish origin. At the age of 7, her parents left Binghamton, New York and moved the family to Longmeadow, Massachusetts, where Moynahan attended high school at Longmeadow High School graduating in 1989. When she was in high school, this very female star was a kind of a tomboy and, as such, she had the athletic spirit and was captain of the women’s soccer, basketball and lacrosse teams. That’s how good she was.
Early Career Beginnings
As is fashion with most aspiring superstars, after high school, Bridget made the big decision to jump college to pursue a modeling career. This decision was made after she followed a friend who wanted to audition as a model in Springfield, Massachusetts where the agency decided to sign Moynahan rather than the friend who came to audition. This was a great surprise especially since the lady in question was more of a tomboy than a lady and was never particularly in fashion and magazines. After her signature, she appeared in various advertisements for department store catalogs in Springfield. While doing her modeling work, Bridget began to understand the need for college education and quickly enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Apparently, her parents had wanted her to go to business school, but they had reconsidered her and allowed her to start her modeling career first, and they certainly did not regret that decision.
Professional Acting Career
Although modeling is fun and well paid, Bridget quickly realized that the industry is not an industry that could last long, because you find younger beauties every day, so she decided to risk acting as an alternative that could last a long time. She moved to New York City at the age of 18 and continued to model, making the headlines of major magazines such as Vogue and Elle. While nurturing her dream of becoming an actress and helping her to better perform, she took art and drama classes at the Caymichael Patten Studio in New York. She did this to better sharpen her skills got a little exposure from the little action involved in the soap and shampoo ads that she was as a model.
After her art and drama classes, Bridget Moynahan made a breakthrough in the world of theatre when she was chosen to play in an episode of HBO’s romantic comedy Sex and the City as Natasha. She once explained that it was more of a lucky role, as this episode quickly turned into a bigger idea, making her character a recurring character in the series. It was her debut on television and the following year, after her role had reached its peak, she played in other series such as In the Weeds and Whipped.
Shortly after becoming a regular in the series, Bridget made her big screen debut with a first feature film in Coyote Ugly (2000), which was a resounding success for the rising star and opened the doors on so many other occasions that quickly had Bridget in high demand. She later appeared in Serendipity and The Sum of All Fears alongside Morgan Freeman and Ben Affleck. The success of the film at the box office quickly overwhelmed all lukewarm public opinion about Bridget Moynahan’s acting prowess.
Then she appeared in The Recruit and in 2004, she was on I Robot with her good friend Will Smith in what would be her most successful film to date. Over the years, Other film credits over the years, including Lord of War (2005), Unknown (2006), Gray Matters (2007), Noise (2007) and television series such as Six Degrees (2006), Eli Stone (2008) and others.
Bridget Moynahan’s Net Worth
For Bridget Moynahan, the large sums of money first started to come back from her modeling career, which was very satisfying even though she felt it wouldn’t last as long as she wanted. Her action was like the magic wand that brought her to the top of fame and bigger dollars. As a model and actress, Bridget has a net worth of $25 million.
For many, it was a great disappointment when this beautiful star did not end up with the man with whom we thought she would grow old. Bridget had a rather colorful love life and all the pleasure of being single and beautiful. But just when she seemed comfortable being a single mother, she met Andrew Frankel through a friend and it seems they got along right away and started dating. In 2015, the lovebirds were knotted in a quiet ceremony held in the Hamptons of New York.
Andrew Frankel is a businessman who has been in the business for decades. If his last name sounds familiar, it is because he was associated with Stuart Frankel & Co. Inc, a company he runs as co-founder and which is in the name of his father Stuart Frankel. We know that it comes from money and has been made over the years, but there has not been a specific amount linked to its net worth.
Frankel and Moynahan have been living the perfect dream since their marriage. Even if the union did not have the chance to have a child, they both have children with their former partners.
Bridget Moynahan’s Relationship with Tom Brady
The love between Bridget and Tom Brady was all pink as the two began to come out in 2004, but the relationship did not last as long as many had anticipated they would soon separate by the end of 2006. Their separation seemed quite friendly and everything was going well until Moynahan announced after their separation that she was expecting a child for Tom. At that time, Tom had moved out and was dating the Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen.
The announcement caused a commotion in the otherwise friendly separation because it seemed to cause a breakup between Tom and Gisele, but in the end, everything went very well. Bridget then had her son and remained an ex-girlfriend and fabulous co-parents with Tom who is now married to Gisèle.
Bridget Moynahan welcomed her first child, a son on August 22, 2007, and named him John Edward Thomas Moynahan. The birth of her son with Tom Brady as his father may not have brought the exes closer, but it has allowed them to learn to tolerate each other in order to give their son all the stability he needs.
The star made it clear that she had never imagined that she would eventually become a single mother, but she made it clear that her son was one of the best things that ever happened to her and that as such, she would not exchange the experience for anything.
Height and Other Interesting Facts about Bridget Moynahan
Birth Name: Kathryn Bridget Moynahan
Date of Birth: April 28, 1971
Birth City: Binghamton, New York
Birth Sign: Taurus
Education: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Profession: Actress and Model
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 57 kg
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Andrew Frankel
Net Worth: $25 million