Melissa Ordway Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Movies, TV Shows

Melissa Ordway Biography

Melissa Pam Ordway Gaston is an American actress and model. Ordway has modeled in many campaigns and acted in films like 17 Again and on television in Privileged. Currently Ordway portrays the character of Abby Newman on the drama series The Young and the Restless.

Melissa Ordway Age

Melissa Pam Ordway was born on March 31, 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Melissa Ordway Height

She stands at a height of 1.73 m.

Melissa Ordway Net Worth

Being an American actress and model, Melissa Ordway has been able to accumulate an estimated  net worth of $2 million.

Melissa Ordway Family

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Ordway is the only child, to John and Christine Ordway. She started doing community theatre in Atlanta and also acting in theatre productions at her high school in Snellville, Georgia. Ordway starred in the stage performances of Beauty and the Beast, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Women and many other shows.

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Melissa Ordway Education

After graduating from high school, she went to Georgia State University and is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority. Ordway was chosen to participate in a reality show on MTV called The Assistant while still at Georgia State. Ordway won the show and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and modeling.

Melissa Ordway Husband

Ordway married Justin Gaston on September 22, 2012 , whom she met during the filming of Escapee. Gaston and Ordway adopted their first child, a daughter named Olivia in 2016. On December 9, 2017, Ordway gave birth to a daughter, their second child, Sophie Jolie.

Melissa Ordway Modeling

Ordway moved to Los Angeles and signed with Nous Model Management. She began booking national campaigns and magazine covers almost immediately. Her first big campaign was for Skechers. Within a year she had modeled for Old Navy, David’s Bridal, Fabrizio Gianni, Anchor Blue and Tillys; she had also appeared on the cover Los Angeles Weddings Magazine, Hona Hou Magazine and Grand Sierra Magazine. She appeared on The Price is Right as a fill-in model the week of October 7, 2015.

Melissa Ordway Acting

Her first major acting part was the recurring roles of Jordanna on The CW television series Privileged. Ordway’s feature film debut was in 17 Again. She has guest starred on such television shows as Entourage and How I Met Your Mother and also starring in several independent films including Callers, Tales of an Ancient Empire and I Heart Veronica Martin. Ordway appeared in the 2010 film The Last Song as Ashley and guest starred on Melrose Place as Morgan McKellan. Ordway starred in the fantasy thriller film Tales of an Ancient Empire. She co-starred in Escapee and appeared in Ted directed by Seth MacFarlane in 2011.

In 2012, she was cast in the main role of Chloe Carter on the TeenNick series Hollywood Heights. In March 2013, Ordway was cast in the role of Abby Newman on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, replacing previous actress Marcy Rylan.

Melissa Ordway Movies

  • 2006 Friendly Fire Roller Goddess
  • 2008 I Heart Veronica Martin Vanessa Short film
  • 2009 17 Again Lauren
  • 2009 Miss March Gorgeous Girl
  • 2009 Alpha Males Experiment Tiffany
  • 2010 Elektra Luxx Sabrina Capri
  • 2010 The Last Song Ashley
  • 2010 Bones Samantha Reeves
  • 2010 Tales of an Ancient Empire Princess Tanis
  • 2011 Minkow Mindy Jameson
  • 2011 Escapee Renee Sanders
  • 2011 Retail Lizzie Short film
  • 2011 Callers Amanda
  • 2011 In Time Leila
  • 2011 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Grace
  • 2012 Amelia’s 25th Loralei
  • 2012 Ted Michelle
  • 2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Reporter
  • 2013 Channeling Victoria
  • 2013 Odd Thomas Lysette
  • 2014 The Outsider Samantha

Melissa Ordway TV Shows

  • 2004 The Assistant Herself Contestant (winner)
  • 2007 Entourage Morgan Episode: “The Young and the Stoned”
  • 2007 How I Met Your Mother Woman #1 Episode: “Third Wheel”
  • 2008–09 Privileged Jordanna Recurring role, 8 episodes
  • 2009 Xtra Credit Lindsey Television movie
  • 2010 Cold Case Diane Yates ’80 Episodes: “Bullet”, “The Last Drive-In”
  • 2010 Melrose Place Morgan McKellan Episodes: “Mulholland”, “Santa Fe”, “Wilshire”
  • 2010 CSI: NY Jenny Harper Episode: “Out of the Sky”
  • 2011 The Chicago Code Taylor Episode: “The Gold Coin Kid”
  • 2011 Miami Magma Emily Vitrini Television movie
  • 2012 Hollywood Heights Chloe Carter / Cynthia Kowalski Main role, 80 episodes
  • 2012 The League Sutton Episode: “The Hoodie”
  • 2013 90210 Sydney Price Recurring role, 6 episodes
  • 2013–present The Young and the Restless Abby Newman Main role
  • The Price Is Right Herself/Model 8 episodes