Paige Turco is an American actress who has been involved in the entertainment industry from 1987 to date. She is best known for playing in the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ as of April O’Neil. Initially, from her childhood days, she was always interested in ballet and took ballet dance classes. Later, she decided to become a ballerina and pursue her career in it.
Unfortunately, during her ballerina career, she got hurt and suffered from an ankle injury. She then stopped dancing and decided to learn acting. She made her debut in professional acting in 1987 in eighteen episodes of television soap opera named ‘Guiding Light’ as a supporting role Dinah Chamberlain. Eventually, she entered the entertainment field and has played several good films and series.
|Full Name||Jean Paige Turco|
|Birth Date||May 17, 1965|
|Birth Place||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Father||David Vincent Turco|
|Age||55 years old|
|Height||5 feet and 4 inches (163cm/1.63m)|
|Weight||49 kg (108lbs)|
|Body Measurement||36-26-35 inches|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Jean Paige Turco was born on May 17, 1965, in Boston, Massachusetts. She was born to parents Joyce Jean and David Vincent Turco. Her father died when she was petite, and her mother moves to Springfield, Massachusetts, with the family. She is currently 55 years old with a Taurus sun sign.
Paige Turco did her schooling at Walnut Hill School and even took ballet classes since she was interested in dancing. She also performed in many theatres as a ballerina. This led her to show interest in acting, and later she decided to pursue a career in it.
Paige Turco holds an American nationality. She is of Italian, French, and English descent. As per her religion, she follows Roman Catholicism.
She stands 5 feet and 4 inches (163cm/1.63m) tall and weighs 49 kg (108lbs). Her body measurements are 36-26-35 inches, respectively. She has a pair of brown-colored eyes with light brown hair color complimenting her slim body figure.
Paige Turco dated an Irish actor Jason O’Mara in 2001 and tied their knot in 2003. This couple together has a son named David, born in 2004. Sadly, they separated on May 1, 2017.
Furthermore, Paige Turco is only on Twitter. Her Twitter account (@ItsPaigeTurco) has 156.5 thousand followers.
Paige Turco made her debut TV appearance in soap opera named ‘Guiding Light’ as Dinah Chamberlain from 1987 to 1989. She was then seen in another soap opera, ‘All My Children,’ as Melanie Lanie Cortland Rampal, from 1989 to 1991. From 19994 to 2000, she also appeared in ‘Winnetka Road,’ ‘American Gothic,’ ‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘Party of Five’ and ‘The Fugitive.’ She was also featured in an episode of the 2001 series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
The same year she was cast as Terri in ‘The Agency’ where she appeared in 44 episodes. The next project was the 2006 ‘Rescue Me,’ where she was seen in four episodes. Likewise, she was also starred in ‘Big Shots’ in 2007, ‘Taking Chance’ in 2009, ‘The Good Wife’ in 2010, and ‘Blue Bloods’ in 2011. This was followed by a lead role in the series titled ‘The 100’ as Dr. Abigail Griffin from 2014 to 2019. She also appeared in ‘NCIS’ and ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ from 2014 till 2020 as Linda Pride.
Paige Turco received her breakthrough role from her debut film in 1991 named ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze’ where she played April O’Neil. In 1995 and 1996, she acted in direct-to-video films named ‘ The Feminine Touch’ and ‘Vibrations.’ Similarly, she was also starred as Sara in a 1998 film named ‘Dark Tides’ 1999 short film ‘Claire Makes It Big’ as Bronwyn.
She was also seen in ‘Waltzing Anna’ and ‘Invincible’ in 2006. The next year, she was featured in ‘The Game Plan’ as Karen Kelly and ‘The Favor’ as Caroline. Furthermore, in 2009 she was featured in a slasher film and remake of the horror film ‘The Stepfather’ where she played Jackie Kerns. She starred with stars like Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward, Penn Badgley, Amber Heard, and Jon Tenney.
Paige Turco is an amazing actress and has earned massive name and fame. She is also living a luxurious lifestyle. Her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $5 million. Most of her earnings and net worth come from her professional acting career and various endorsement deals.