Her original name is Margaret Denise Quigley; residing in Hawaii, U.S. Residence Pound Ridge,
. For the professional world, she is famously known as Maggie Q. By occupation, she is an actress and model of the America industry. Looking into her early life, she was brought up in the cities of Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father belonged to the Irish community, and her mother was an immigrant of the Vietnamese. Apart from Maggie, her parents had four kids more. Her schooling comprised of Mililani Waena Elementary School and Wheeler Intermediate School. But the milestone in her life where she was given many opportunities to groom herself completely was Miliani High School. Here she joined and invested her time and energy in fields like tracking, running, swimming and many more. She even received the title of ‘Best Body’ on her farewell. This school; impressed by her performance in sports, fetched her scholarship to join a renowned private university.
But the fate wasn’t in her favor; the funds to study in such a costly college couldn’t be collected by her parents. Because of this financial crunch, she decided to leave her native place and went out to earn her livelihood so that she could regain her studies in the near autumn. Not only the English drama and serials but her demand was there in the movie industry also. She was undoubtedly chosen to in act the role of Tori Wu in the film based on the novel Divergent; released in 2014. In the years 1996-97, at the age of 17, Q decided to try her hands in the modeling career in Tokyo. She was boosted up by a friend of hers. As it was her beginning, she wasn’t too successful in the early days. In fact, life turned out to be very hectic and painful in her starting struggling days. She had mentioned in her yester interviews that she too had to face many difficulties like her mother. Finally, Jackie Chan picked her up for the modeling assignment in Hong Kong and trained her meaning of professionalism and made her do all her action stunts by herself. She started off her acting career in the year 1998 and works up to the present times.
The years from 2010 - 2013 proved to be a great hit for Maggie; when her action-thriller series Nikita was launched. She acted in the lead role for those episodes and even won international fame and pride for her talents. Not only this, but she also showcased her performance in the TV series Stalker; for the role of Lieutenant Beth Davis, which was on air for two consecutive years; 2014-15. Apart from her acting and modeling life; her personal life after getting established too was highly impressive. She is a die-hard fan of tattoos- for herself; she had chosen to get tattooed in three places- on both of her arms and the phoenix on her left hip. As she used to perform every stunt action single-handedly, she had suffered a mild and short-term hearing loss in her right ear, when a massive attack had damaged her eardrum. Her engagement was announced in the year 2015, with her co-star Dylan McDermott; who acted along with her in the TV series Stalker.