Michaela McManus Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Michaela McManus

Michaela McManus is an actress from the United States. Lindsey Strauss on One Tree Hill, A.D.A. Kim Greylek on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Grace Karn on the NBC programme Aquarius helped her earn renown. She joined the cast of One Tree Hill in season five in 2008, as Lindsey Strauss, Lucas Scott’s love interest. She scored a cameo role on season five of CSI: NY after wrapping off her time on One Tree Hill.

Early Life

Michaela McManus is a Warwick, Rhode Island native who was born on May 20, 1983. James “Jim” and Patricia McManus are her parents. Matthew McManus and Kevin McManus are Michaela’s two brothers. Her background is a blend of Scottish and Irish, and she is an American citizen. Fordham University is where she obtained her degree. Michaela went on to graduate from acting school at New York University before moving to Los Angeles to pursue her career. From January to May 2004, she was a student at London’s renowned Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Michaela McManus Career

Lindsey Strauss was in her first role when she joined the ensemble of One Tree Hill in season five. Not to mention, she played Lucas Scott’s love interest (Chad Michael Murray). She got a cameo role in season five of CSI: NY after One Tree Hill. She was also chosen to join the cast of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for season 10. Kim Greylek is an Assistant District Attorney. In the midst of season ten, when ADA Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March) reappeared, she was unceremoniously written out of SVU. McManus was acknowledged in the main titles of season ten, however, it was later stated that he would not be returning to SVU.

Since then, she’s been in episodes of Castle, CSI: Miami, The Vampire Diaries, and Hawaii Five-0, among others. She also appears in The Wanted’s music video for “Glad You Came.” In 2012, she played Tara on the NBC series Awake, and in 2015, she played Grace Karn on Aquarius. McManus appeared as Alana Hayes in SEAL Team and as the Krill Teleya in The Orville in 2017. In 2019, she played Sarah Campbell in the short-lived NBC series The Village. In November 2020, McManus was cast in a recurring role on Netflix’s psychological thriller series You for the third season.

Michaela McManus Biography

Real Name Michaela McManus
Birth Date 20 May 1983
Age (as of 2021) 38 Years
Birth Place Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 52 kg  –  in Pounds –  114 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Jim McManus
Mother Trisha McManus
Brother Matthew McManus, Kevin McManus


School Toll Gate High School, Tisch School Of The Arts, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
College Fordham University, New York University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Mike Daniels
Children Declan Griffith Daniels, Gabriel October Daniels, Indigo Irene

Personal Life

Michaela is married to writer/producer Mike Daniels. In addition, the couple married in July 2011. The loving couple has two sons and a daughter together. Gabriel October Daniels, born in April 2014, and Declan Griffith Daniels, born in September 2016, are the children of Gabriel October Daniels and Declan Griffith Daniels. Indigo Irene, their third child, was born on May 12, 2021.

Michaela McManus Net Worth

McManus is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million. Her acting career has provided her with most of her earnings.


  • She’s been listed among the most popular TV actresses and also listed in an exclusive list of renowned Americans born in the United States.
  • Appeared in CSI: New York, CSI: Miami, and the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2008, 2009, and 2013.