Rose McIver is a New Zealand actress who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1991. This actress started working in the industry at the age of two, appearing in television commercials. Likewise, at the age of three, she started working in television series and films. Apart from movies and series, she has also featured music videos with different artists and theatre plays.

Likewise, she is well-known for her in the supernatural drama series ‘iZombie’ where she played the lead role of Olivia “Liv” Moore. Additionally, she has also ventured into producing, writing, and directing. She has created the 2014 film ‘Blood Punch’ and directed and wrote the ‘Nice Ride.’ Moreover, she has also lent her voice in the 2017 video game ‘Access Code’ as Eve.

Quick Info
Full NameFrances Rose McIver
Birth Date10 October 1988
Birth PlaceAuckland, New Zealand
Parents NameJohn George Whitfield McIver
Annie Coney McIver
Siblings1 older brother - Paul McIver
Height5 feet and 3¾ inches (162cm/ 1.62m)
Weight52 kg (115 pounds)
Net Worth 2021$3 million
BoyfriendBenjamin Hoeksema (2005-2017)
George Byrne (Present)

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Where was Rosie McIver born?

Frances Rose McIver was born on 10 October 1988 in Auckland, New Zealand. Her parents are John George Whitfield McIver, a photographer, and Annie Coney McIver, an artist. She was raised alongside her elder brother Paul McIver who is a musician and former actor. Additionally, she is currently 32 years old with a Libra star sign.

How was Rose’s early life?

Rose McIver started working in commercials when she was two years old. She also acted in different series and films at the age of three. As she was also interested in dancing, she studied ballet and jazz dance till 13 years old.

What is McIver’s educational detail?

Talking about her studies, she completed her studies at Avondale College in 2006. For her further education, she enrolled at the University of Auckland, majoring in Psychology and Linguistics. But she did not complete her degree due to her acting career.

What are the distinctive features of Rose McIver?

Rose McIver holds a New Zealander nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she is White, belonging to Scottish and English descent. She follows Roman Catholicism as her religion.

Besides, she stands 5 feet and 3¾ inches (162cm/ 1.62m) and weighs around 52 kg (115 pounds). Moreover, she has a slim body type measuring 34-25-34 inches, respectively. Furthermore, she has a pair of blue-colored eyes and blonde hair color.

Is Rose McIver socially active?

Rose McIver has active social media accounts. Her Instagram and Twitter account (@imrosemciver) has 565 thousand and 168.5 thousand followers, respectively.

Who is Rose McIver’s boyfriend?

Rose McIver dated architect Benjamin Hoeksema for a long time from 2005 to 2017. They dated for 12 years long. However, this couple broke up. After this, she started her relationship with the photographer and visual artist George Byrne in 2017. They still live together.

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How did Rose McIver begin her career?

Rose McIver landed her debut film role at the age of three in ‘The Piano,’ where she played the role of an Angel in 1993. After this, she directly appeared in the 1997 film ‘Topless Women Talk About Their Lives’ as Sally. She then mostly appeared in the short films till 2015. To name a few, they were ‘ Knickers’ in 2007, ‘So Fresh & So Keen’ in 2008, ‘The Dinner Party in 2012, ‘Warning Labels’ and ‘Answers’ in 2015, etc. Meanwhile, she also appeared in ‘Toy Love’ in 2002, ‘The Lovely Bones’ in 2009, ‘Predicament’ in 2010, ‘Blinder,’ and ‘Brightest Star’ in 2013. Likewise, she also lent her voice to Jane’s character in ‘Queen of Carthage’ in 2015.

After this film, she next starred in ‘A Christmas Prince’ as Amber Moore in 2017. After that, she again had her role of Amber in ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding’ in 2018. Moreover, she again reprised her role of Amber in ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby’ in 2019 and ‘The Princess Switch: Switched Again’ in 2020. These film series starred Ben Lamb, Tahirah Sharif, Alice Krige, Vanessa Hudgens, etc.

TV Shows

Talking about Rose’s television show, she first had her TV role in ‘Shortland Street’ in 1993. She then appeared in ‘Hercules and the Amazon Women’ in 1994. Likewise, she starred in ‘Hercules in the Underworld’ as Ilea in 1994. She again reprised her role of Ilea in ‘Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur’ in 1994, ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’ in 1995 and 1997. Meanwhile, she also had the role of Sophie in ‘City Life’ in 1996. Rose also appeared in television films such as ‘Murder in Greenwich’ in 2002, ‘Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off’ in 2003, ‘Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board’ in 2007, and ‘Petals on the Wind’ in 2014. She also starred in ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ in 1999 and ‘Mercy Peak’ in 2002.

Furthermore, she had a lead role in ‘Maddigan’s Quest’ in 2006 and ‘ Rude Awakenings’ in 2007. Talking about her series with prominent positions, they were ‘Power Rangers RPM’ as Summer Landsdown in 2009, ‘Super City’ as Candice in 2011. Moreover, she also landed roles in series like ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ in 2012, ‘Once Upon a Time’ in 2013 and 2017. She also had a role in ‘Masters of Sex’ in 2013 and a voice role in ‘DreamWorks Dragons’ in 2017. In these two series, she starred alongside Jay Baruchel, Zack Pearlman, Michael Sheen, Nolan North, Annaleigh Ashford, Lizzy Caplan, etc. She then appeared in ‘I’ Sorry’ as Elizabeth in 2017.


Rose received massive fame from her supernatural drama series ‘iZombie,’ where she played the role of Olivia “Liv” Moore. This series is a loose adaptation of the comic book from the same name and ran from 2015 to 2019 for four years. Furthermore, her last played series are ‘Woke’ and ‘Ghosts’ in 2021.

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Has Rose McIver won any awards?

Rose McIver won the TV Guide NZ Television Award for Best Juvenile Actor/Actress in 2002. She had also won the Visa Entertainment Screen Awards for Best NZ Actress in 2010.

What is the Net Worth of Rose McIver?

Rose McIver is one of the famous actresses in the industry. She earns from her professional career of acting. Moreover, she also earns from brand deals and endorsements. Her estimated net worth as of 2021 is $3 million.