Penny McNamee Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Penny McNamee Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight54 kg
Date of BirthMarch 17, 1983
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseMatt Tooker

Penny McNamee is one of Australia’s most talented actresses, with a great career in television. She first started acting at the age of 19, after coming out of high school and was even nominated for a MO Award in the past. Her television career has been really impressive through the years. She has portrayed various important roles in popular TV shows and films like Elementary, The Pacific, and Blue Bloods. The actress has more than 200k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Penny McNamee

Nick Name


Penny McNamee as seen in May 2018
Penny McNamee as seen in May 2018 (Penny McNamee / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Australian nationality


Penny attended Barker College in Sydney.




  • Father – Peter McNamee
  • Mother – Helen McNamee
  • Siblings – Jessica McNamee (Younger Sister) (Actress), Patrick McNamee (Brother), Mel McNamee (Sister), Rebecca McNamee (Sister), Abbey McNamee (Sister)
  • Others – Madelaine Collignon (Cousin) (News Presenter for Prime7)


Penny is managed by –

  • Abrams Artists Agency, New York, United States
  • Marquee Management, Sydney, Australia




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Penny has dated –

  1. Matt Tooker (2009-Present) – Penny is married to the director of a marketing agency, Matt Tooker since 2009. The couple has a son together named Jack (b. 2015). Talking about their relationship, Penny said that Matt is very supportive of her work and even took a step back from his work to look after their son as the actress had to shoot for the TV series Home and Away.
Penny McNamee with her son as seen in June 2018
Penny McNamee with her son as seen in June 2018 (Penny McNamee / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Penny is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Beautiful smile

Brand Endorsements

Penny McNamee hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.


Penny’s religious views aren’t known publicly.


Penny McNamee in an Instagram selfie as seen in May 2018
Penny McNamee in an Instagram selfie as seen in May 2018 (Penny McNamee / Instagram)

Best Known For

Playing the character of Nessarose in the Australian cast of Broadway musical Wicked

First Film

Penny McNamee made her theatrical film debut in the 2006 thriller, See No Evil.

First TV Show

Penny made her first TV show appearance on White Collar Blue in 2003, playing the character of Alicia Moore.

Personal Trainer

Her workout routine and diet plan are unknown.

Penny McNamee Favorite Things

  • Character From Home And Away – Irene Roberts
  • Musicals – Into the Woods, Wicked
Penny McNamee in an Instagram post as seen in May 2018
Penny McNamee in an Instagram post as seen in May 2018 (Penny McNamee / Instagram)

Penny McNamee Facts

  1. She is also a theatre star apart from being a famous TV actress.
  2. As a kid, she claimed that she was the one who was never invited to any of the school parties. In 9th grade, she even suffered bullying by 3 girls of her school.
  3. Her first acting job was the role of Jennifer Gabriel in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of The Witches of Eastwick held at The Princess Theatre in Melbourne.
  4. At the age of 19, she was nominated for a MO Award.
  5. She is best known for playing the role of Nessarose in the Australian production of Wicked for which she also won the Green Room Award for “Best Female in a Supporting Role” in 2009.
  6. She has appeared in shows like Elementary, The Pacific, and Blue Bloods.
  7. In January 2018, Penny was diagnosed with endometriosis, a medical condition that affected her fertility. She had been suffering from this condition from the past 20 years unknowingly.
  8. After getting the part of Tori Morgan in Home And Away, Penny revealed that her husband sacrificed his career to look after their child as she had to work.
  9. Visit her official website @
  10. Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Penny McNamee / Instagram


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