Melissa Canaday is best known as the mother of  Sarah Hyland, an American actress, and singer. Her husband Edward James Hyland is also an actor.

She is also an actress who has starred in Stop the Bleeding! (2013), Green Apples & Wannabes (2011), and Float (2017).

Melissa is the mother of two children named Ian Hyland and Sarah Hyland. Her son Ian is also an actor like her husband and daughter. What does her husband Edward do? Where is she now?

Read the article to know about Melissa Canaday’s childhood, family, parents, education, profession, net worth, married life, children, social media, height, weight, and other facts.

Melissa Canaday Wikipedia; What’s her Age?

Melissa was born Melissa D. Canaday in Omaha, Nebraska. She was born in 1962 and is 60 years old as of 2022.

Born to American parents Alonzo Jackson ‘Jack’ Canaday and Diane Skirvin, she holds an American nationality. Her father passed away in 1993.

She has a brother and two sisters.

Melissa Canaday’s siblings
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Canaday attended Central High School in Nebraska and later studied Theatre and Dramatic Arts at Stephens College. After her graduation, she moved to New York to pursue her career in acting.

She has a few movie credits which are Stop the Bleeding! (2013), Green Apples & Wannabes (2011), and Float (2017).

Who is Melissa Canaday’s Husband?

Melissa is married to her husband Edward James Hyland for more than three decades. Melissa and James tied the knot on June 30, 1990.

They recently celebrated their 32nd anniversary. The couple still has some love and respect for each other which they had 3 decades before.

Melissa Canaday and her husband Edward James Hyland

Well, the exact details about their first meeting hasn’t been disclosed.

However, we can assume that they must have met on the set of the movie shooting as they both are from the movie industry.

Who are her children?

Melissa has two children with her husband and they both have followed the path of their parents in the movie industry.

Her daughter’s name is Sarah Hyland and her son is Ian Hyland.

Melissa Canaday with her husband and children

Sarah is the eldest child and was born in 1990, after a few months of Melissa’s marriage with Edward.

Melissa’s son Ian was born on February 1, 1995, in New York, New York, United States. He is 27 years old. Ian is also a medal-winning Hung Fut (Kung Fu) champion in the weapons division.

Why is her daughter Sarah famous?

Melissa is the mother of Sarah Hyland who is a popular American movie and TV actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Haley Dunphy in the ABC sitcom Modern Family.

Moreover, she has also starred in Geek Charming, Scary Movie 5, Vampire Academy, See You in Valhalla, XOXO, Dirty Dancing, and The Wedding Year.

Sarah was born Sarah Jane Hyland on November 24, 1990 (age 31), in New York City, the U.S. Her parents are Melissa Canaday and Edward James Hyland, and has a younger brother named Ian.

She studied at Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan.

Her Daughter’s Married Life and Affairs

Sarah and her fiance Well Adams recently got married in August 2022. The couple had initially planned for the wedding to be held in August 2020 but had to postpone it due to the COVID pandemic.

Sarah Hyland and her husband Well Adams
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They tied the knot at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California in presence of their family, relatives, friends, and co-stars.

Many Modern Family co-stars like Sofia Vergara, Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen, and Nolan Gould also attended the ceremony.

Sarah and her husband met each other through Twitter in 2016 and started dating in 2017. They were engaged in 2019.

Prior, she was in a relationship with Geek Charming co-star Matt Prokop for 4 years. They first met on the movie set in 2010.

Sarah filed for a restraining order from Matt claiming that he had abused her throughout their relationship.

Moreover, she also dated Vampire Academy co-star Dominic Sherwood from 2015 to 2017.

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Melissa Canaday Net worth and Earnings

Melissa Canaday is an actress who has played minor roles in some movies. She hasn’t earned from her acting career and took several other jobs to earn money. In 2015, she revealed on her official Facebook account that she has started a job as a Standardized Patient at New York Medical College.

Likewise, she also worked at Royal Family in 2011. Her net worth details is still unknown.

Her daughter Sarah has a net worth of about $15 Million. Moreover, her husband and son are also actors.

Melissa is on Instagram as @canadaymelissa. Her Twitter handle is @m_d_canaday.

Where is Melissa now?

The celebrity mother Melissa is a breast cancer survivor. She was free from cancer in 2010.

She currently resides in New York with her husband and son. However, her daughter Sarah lives in Los Angeles.

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