Whos is Makenzie Vega?
Makenzie Jade Vega Norfolk is an actress, who rose to fame as Nancy Callahan in the movie “Sin City”, and is additionally recognized for portraying Grace Florrick in the drama series “The Good Wife”. Makenzie was born under the Zodiac sign Aquarius on 10 February 1994, in Los Angeles, California, USA, of mixed American-Columbian ethnicity. So as of 2021, she’s 27 years old and holds American nationality. Makenzie still resides in Los Angeles, with her husband and daughter.
Bio Wiki Family
Makenzie was born into a very artistic and entertainment-oriented family. Her mother is Gine Rue, a former American model, while her father, Baruch Vega, is a fashion photographer, and a ex-informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
She has six sibling, two older sisters, Krizia and Alexa Vega; half-sisters Margaux Vega and Greylin James, and half-brothers Jet James and Cruz Hudson Rue. Her sister, Alexa Vega, is an actress with over 60 credits under her belt, best recognized for her roles in the “Spy Kids”, “The Casagrandes”, and “Ruby & the Rockits”. Her other sister, Krizia is also an actress and a producer, known for “Beach Slap”, “Ink Therapy” and “Rosie”.
Talking of her education, she attended the private Catholic all-girls school Dominican Academy, from which she matriculated in 2012.
Rise to Stardom
She actually kicked off her career at the age of five, appearing in the 1999 made-for-TV movie entitled “Dr. Quinn Revolutions”, and “The Family Man”.
The following year, she landed the lead role as Eliza Ryan on the American sitcom “The Geena Davis Show” and also appeared in the 2001 crime-comedy movie “Made”. In 2004, she starred as Diana Gordon in the first installment of the hit horror franchise entitled “Saw”, signaling a new era of horror movies. The chilling film was a huge commercial success, even though it received average ratings.
During the same year, she made a big leap from the horror movie to the family-friendly film “Chestnut: Hero of Central Park”. The following year, she landed one of her most notable roles as young Nancy Callahan in the crime anthology movie “Sin City”, opposite Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, and Bruce Willis. Based on the novel of the same name by Frank Miller, the film received praise for its unique color processing approach, and the extraordinary cast’s performance while smashing at the box office.
In 2006 she appearance in one episode of the legal drama series “Legal”, and also starred in the romantic movie “Just My Luck” alongside Lindsey Lohan and Chris Pine. During the same year, she appeared in another highly successful film – “X-Men: The Last Stand” – which grossed over $460 million at the box office.
After a support role in the supernatural series “Ghost Whisperer”, she portrayed Paige Hardwicke in the romantic movie “In the Land of Women”.
The following year saw Makenzie take a break from movies and focus on her TV appearances.
In 2009 she appeared in an episode of the medical series “ER”, additionally landing the role as Grace Florrick on the award-winning political drama series “Good Wife”, portraying Grace, the daughter of the main character Alicia Florrick played by Julianna Margulies, appearing through six of the show’s seven seasons, rejoining the cast in the seventh season as a recurring character.
Her next role came in 2014, as Sam Gleason in the TV movie “The Assault”, followed by an appearance in the TV movie “Pretty Little Dead Girl”. In 2016 she starred in an episode of the series “Heartbeat” and also appeared as Hilary Diaz in the slasher film “Fender Bender”.
In the following years, she mainly starred in the TV movies, such as “Tomboy”, “Love, of Course”, and “The Beach House”, with the exception of her role in the popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”, Makenzie portraying Sarah Carlin in the second season, a girl who endured severe bullying in high school. Her latest role was in the 2020 TV movie “InstaPsycho”.
Regarding her dating history, she was previously associated with the actor and singer Logan Henderson, best known as a member of the pop group Big Time Rush. Interestingly, her sister Alexa was married to Carlos Pena, another member of the same band.
Makenzie and Logan began dating in 2014 and often attended various awards shows and events together, but while their relationship seemed very serious and headed to a life-long commitment, they broke up in 2016.
Soon afterwards, she began dating the Australian fashion model Blair Norfolk, and shortly after her 23rd birthday on 4 February 2017, she disclosed that they had married, Makenzie posting a photo on her Instagram account with the caption “This is My Husband”. The wedding was held privately on a beach, and they both stepped out of the box fashion-wise, and appeared wearing white – Mekenize a white wedding dress, while Blair wore a white tuxedo.
Blair also couldn’t keep the good news to himself and had to share on his Instagram, writing: ”Three weeks ago today we made the commitment to become a family of two.
My wife is the first person I’ve ever met that not only helps me be the best version of myself but manages to make everyone around her feel valued and loved”.
On 19 December 2020 they welcomed a new addition to the family, their daughter they named Marlo Norfolk.
Briefly about Blair Norfolk
The 35-year old model is mainly known for working with high-end brands such as Georgio Armani, Calvin Klein, and Ralph Lauren. Blair additionally came into the public focus after he allegedly cured his vitiligo – an incurable autoimmune disease that stops the skin from producing pigment. It manifests as pale spots on the skin, which gradually become lighter and, in the end, completely white.
He attributed this disease to an unhealthy life style, which prompted him to start paying attention to his eating habits and food quality. With that in mind, in 2018 he founded the brand Activated Nutrients, which creates certified organic, plant-based nutrients for everybody, such as protein powders and multivitamins. While he juggled being a parent and the managing director at Actived Nutrients, in 2019 he was nominated by GQ Australia for the Man of the Year – Innovation Award. Currently, he’s very focused on spending time with his family, and promoting his brand and healthy life choices.
Physical stats and Hobbies
Makenzie is 5ft 5ins tall (165cm), weighs about 116lbs (53kgs), with vital statistics of 32-24-33, and so an hourglass-shaped figure. Her natural hair is blonde, while she has been rocking brown for years now.
Since giving birth to Marlo, she’s managed to get her fit physique back quite quickly through regular exercise and healthy meal plans. In her free time, she likes to read books and travel. She is a great fan of nature and loves sightseeing.
What is her net worth?
As of 2021, her estimated net worth is around $6 million, which she’s acquired through her two-decade-spanning acting career, appeared in several high grossing movies such as the blockbuster “X-Men: The Last Stand” and “Sin City”, which grossed $160 million at the box office. On the other hand, her husband’s net worth is estimated between $1-3 million.
Makenzie is mostly active on her Instagram account, which counts nearly 70,000 followers. She mainly posts photos of her daughter, interesting dishes, and an occasional selfie. Judging from her Instagram feed, she is currently very concentrated on her role as a parent. Additionally, Makenzie has a Twitter account with over 35,000 followers, however, it seems inactive, as her last tweet was posted in 2017.