At the height of Beverly Hills 90210, it was one of the most watched and most followed shows in the 90s. This fact made it a great platform and opportunity for any actor or actress who gets a chance to express their acting talents. A few actors and actress did, including Dina Meyer who made her acting debut on the show. Although she did not spend very long on the show, she showed just enough to earn the tickets to the big leagues starring alongside Keanu Reeves in Johnny Mnemonic.
Since that glorious transition, Dina Meyer has gone on to appear in plenty other notable films and television shows, including a number of Sci-Fi films and shows such as Starship Troopers and Star Trek: Nemesis. Learn more about Dina Meyer below.
Who Is Dina Meyer?
With the acting industry becoming increasingly competitive with each passing decade, Dina Meyer remains one of the actresses with the longest filmography that cuts across film and television. Since her debut in 1993, she has become a notable name in the industry across several genres, from Sci-Fi to Drama to Comedy.
Dina Meyer was born just before Christmas, on the 22nd of December, 1968 in Queens, New York. Although her name does not suggest it, she was born into a Jewish family with grandparents who were from Austria and Germany. She grew up in Queens and attended Long Island University after she graduated high school. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1990 from the university.
Dina Meyer’s switch to acting despite studying Business Administration must have been a residue of the passion and love she developed for the entertainment industry while she did some modeling during her childhood days. In three short years after graduation from university, she made her debut in Beverly Hills, 90210, playing the character Lucina Nicholson. The role became the first of 89 credits the actress has to her name till date.
Also, in her debut year, she appeared in her first feature-length movie, albeit it was for television, a movie titled Strapped, as an unnamed character. After she left Beverly Hills, 90210, Dina was cast in Johnny Mnemonic in 1995, where she acted alongside Keanu Reeves as a cybernetically enhanced bodyguard named Jane. It was the first of several sci-fi projects Dina Meyer would later be a part of in her career.
Back in television, Dina appeared in Friends, the classic sitcom as the recurring character, Kate Miller. She starred in the show in 1997 as one of three appearances she made in that year. She appeared in Michael Hayes as Rebecca Klein and then starred in her second sci-fi film in Starship Troopers.
With 89 credits to her name across both film and television, Dina Meyer’s career has been nothing short of excellent and one many aspiring actresses look up to. Notable appearances in films like Star Trek: Nemesis, the Saw franchise, Stranger Than Fiction are all a part of the actress’ impressive resume. In television, her filmography contains shows like Criminal Minds, Charlie’s Angels, Nip/Tuck, Monk, The Magicians, The Affair and many others.
Dina Meyer has also lent her voice to a video game, Ancient Space, voicing the characters, Dr. Willow Burke and Specialist Alma Linh.
Unfortunately, despite the extensive list of credits to her name, Dina Meyer has never won nor has been nominated for an award.
What Is Her Net Worth
You don’t work for over 25 years, earning over 80 film and television credits in the process without earning some serious bucks to your name. Dina Meyer has so far in her career been able to accrue a total net worth of $5 million. It is a sizeable net worth that goes along with her status as one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood.
Is She Married?
Dina Meyer is known for many things; a husband is however not one of them. The actress has been in a couple of known relationships over the years, including a rumored one with the actor Shane West in 2001 and another with Billy Joel. Both relationships failed to work out.
Currently, she is not known to be in any relationship and she has no children either.
Other Facts – Height and Weight
Dina Meyer’s longevity on screen has something in common with the longevity of her beauty. The actress has remained as beautiful as she was when she made her debut in 1993. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches with a body weight of 52kg. Other body measurements are 34-24-34 inches, which measures her bust, waist, and hips. She also has red hair.