Who is Catriona McGinn?
Catriona McGinn is a Canadian advertising executive, however, she is probably better known to the world as the wife of American award-winning television actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
Catriona McGinn’s Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Catriona McGinn was born on 22 June 1978 in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada. Raised in a middle-class family, she hasn’t revealed the names of her parents. Catriona went to John Abbott College in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, and after matriculating enrolled at Simon Fraser University, British Colombia and later graduated from McGill University, Montreal in 2002.
Catriona’s career started at Sparknet Communications in Vancouver, Canada. She was one of those mainly responsible for building the Jack FM format, a radio network brand licensed by Sparknet Communications. She reached the position of general manager at Sparknet Communications, but eventually left the company to join Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS)., where she was in charge of product development, marketing, and national advertising sales. However, this didn’t last long, as she saw an opportunity at Media Monitors, a premier local broadcast monitoring and verification service and advertising company.
She joined as a sales executive, but as her career progressed, she was promoted to be one of the company’s advertising executives.
Popularity Through Marriage
Mark-Paul and Catriona met in 2010; at the time, he was married to his first wife, Lisa Ann Russel, a former model. However, the split between the two was announced in June 2010 and the divorce was finalized in May 2011. He and Catriona started dating in 2010 and in 2011 Mark proposed to her with a 5-carat cushion-cut diamond ring; much-talked-about, it was designed by Neil Lane, an elite jewelry brand, The wedding ceremony was held on 28 July 2012 at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California USA, and the newlywed couple honeymooned in Italy.
Once she was announced as Mark-Paul’s wife, popular publications fought for her interview, but she’s managed to stay out of focus, and hasn’t revealed too much about herself.
Since the wedding ceremony, the couple has welcomed two children together, a son Dekker Edward, born on 30 September 2013, and a daughter, Lachlyn Hope, born on 17 February 2015.
As of late 2021, Catriona McGinn’s net worth has been estimated at around $1 million, earned through her successful career in sales, working for several companies.
Appearance ad Vital Statistics
Catriona McGinn has blonde hair and blue eyes. Often mistaken for a model, she stands at a height of 5ft 11ins (1.8m), weighs approximately 132lbs (60kgs), while her vital statistics are 33-23-34; her bra size is currently unknown.
Catriona McGinn’s Husband, Mark-Paul Gosselaar Short Bio
Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar was born on 1 March 1974, in Panorama City, California USA. The son of Hans Gosselaar a plant supervisor for Anheuser-Busch and Paula (nee van den Brink), a homemaker and hostess for KLM.
Of Dutch Jewish, German, and Indonesian ancestry, he was fluent in the Dutch language for a time before his parents divorced. He went to Hart High School, and as his career progressed, he didn’t enroll at college, but instead focused on his career.
He was just five years old when his career started as a child model, and would later appear in commercials for Oreo cookies and Smurf merchandise.
His official on-screen debut happened in 1984, with a minor role in the short film “Donald’s Fire Survival Plan”. He continued with support roles in such TV series as “Highway to Heaven”, then “Stingray” and “The Twilight Zone”, all in 1986.
In 1988 he was selected for the role of Zack Morris in the TV series “Good Morning, Miss Bliss” (1988-1989) and then in 1989 Zack Morris got his own show, “Saved by the Bell”. The show turned him into a star and won him the Young Artist Award in the category for Best Young Actor Starring in an Off-Primetime Series in 1991.
His next popular role was as Det. John Clark Jr. in the TV procedural crime-drama series “NYPD” (2001-2005), then as Mike Lawson in the TV series “Pitch” (2016), while in 2019 he portrayed Brad Wolgast in the TV series “The Passage”.
The same year, he started playing Paul Johnson in the TV comedy series “Mixed-ish”, starring in all 36 episodes of the popular series, alongside Tika Sumpter and Christina Anthony among other stars. Most recently, he returned as Zack Morris in the sequel series “Saved by the Bell” (2020-2021).
Outside of acting, Mark-Paul is a sports car enthusiast and a race car driver, as well as a track cyclist, dirt biker, and pilot, and has won the Category 4/5 Sprint Championship event at the Encino Velodrome, competing in the Far West Championship for track cycling.
Furthermore, Catriona’s husband is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt under Rigan Machado.
According to sources, Mark-Paul Gosselaar’s net worth has been estimated at around $8 million as of late 2021, earned through his successful career as an actor, appearing in more than 65 film and TV titles.
Before Catriona, Mark-Paul was married to Lisa Ann Russell from 1996 until 2011, with whom he has two children, a son Michael Charles and a daughter Ava Lorenn.
He is known for dating three of his “Saved by the Bell” co-stars at different times – Lark Voorhies, Elizabeth Berkley, and Tiffani Thiessen.