Joyce DeWitt today: age, net worth, husband, children, personal life

Joyce DeWitt today: age, net worth, husband, children, personal life

Joyce DeWitt is an American actress and comedian. She is known for playing Janet Wood on the ABC sitcom Three's Company from 1977 to 1984, where she appeared in 171 episodes. She has also appeared in other films and TV series such as Living Single, The Great Fight and The Savant.

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Joyce DeWitt attends the 25th annual Broadway Flea Market at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Photo: Rob Kim
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Is Joyce DeWitt still alive? Yes, she is. Most people know her as the amusing Janet Wood from the popular American sitcom Three's Company. During her long acting career, she managed to play different roles; that is why she has remained in the memory of her audience for a long time.

Profile summary

Real nameJoyce Anne DeWitt
Date of birthApril 23, 1949
Age74 years (as of 2024)
Zodiac signTaurus
Place of birthWheeling, West Virginia, USA
EthnicityMixed (Dutch-Italian)
Height in feet5'3"
Height in centimetres161
Weight in pounds114
Weight in kilograms52
Body measurements in inches34-24-33
Body measurements in centimetres86-61-86
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBrown
MotherNorma DeWitt
FatherPaul DeWitt
SchoolSpeedway Senior High School
UniversityBall State University and University of California
ProfessionActress and comedian

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Joyce DeWitt's biography

Joyce Anne DeWitt was born on April 23, 1949, in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA but grew up in Speedway, Indiana. Her parents are Paul and Norma DeWitt. She was raised along with her other four sisters and three brothers. She is of mixed ethnicity, her father has Dutch roots, and her mother is Italian.

Educational background

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Actress Joyce DeWitt attends the 8th Annual TV Land Awards at Sony Studios on April 17, 2010, in Culver City, California. Photo: David Livingston
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The actress attended Ball State University for a theatre degree. She later received her master's degree at the University of California in Los Angeles in 1974.

Acting career

Her love for the theatre began at a young age. As a teenager, she took an active part in school performances and also took part in cheerleading. By the time she left school, Joyce DeWitt knew what she would tie her life to.

Before starting an acting career, Joyce worked as a secretary. She debuted in 1975 in one of the episodes of the famous television series Baretta.

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The following year she appeared in the TV series Most Wanted as Cindy. She became more famous between 1976 to 1984 when she was cast to play the role of Janet Wood in the television series Three's Company.

The plot centres on three unmarried housemates, Janet Wood, Chrissy Snow, and Jack Tripper, who reside in an apartment building in Santa Monica, California. The farcical show follows the antics and mishaps of the trio's social lives, financial troubles, and ongoing misunderstandings. Joyce appeared in 171 episodes of the show.

Since her debut, the actress has appeared in more than 25 films and TV series. Below are all her acting credits according to her IMDb profile.


Below are the films that the actress has appeared in.

Pre-production18 Jay's Mom
Post-productionAsk Me to DanceNana
CompletedStreet Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless Narrator (Voice)
2020Scattered, Smothered & Covered Christmas Rita
2019The SavantDetective Randi Toney
2015Rock StoryJudge Carol Ann Connelly
2014My Boyfriends' DogsNikki
2014SnapshotFirst Lady
2011The Great FightRandi Toney
2010Failing Better NowIrene
2009Call of the WildJolene
2003The Nick at Nite Holiday SpecialMiss DeWitt, The Housekeeper
1995Spring Fling! Linda Hayden
1984Saturday's the Place!Reporter
1978With This Ring Jilly Weston

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Television series

Below is a list of all the TV series the American actress has played a role in.

YearTV seriesRole
2000Hope IslandLaetitia Barton
1998Twitch City Joyce DeWitt
1998Living SingleJoyce DeWitt
1995CybillPsychic Pals Host
1984Finder of Lost LovesLynn Powell
1976-1984Three's CompanyJanet Wood
1979The Love BoatJackie Landers
1979The Ropers Janet Wood
1977The Tony Randall ShowTerri Blake
1976Most WantedCindy
1975Baretta Mother Earth / Waitress

How much is Janet from Three's Company worth?

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Actress Joyce DeWitt attends The Cinema Society & Altoids screening of The Weinstein Company's "Our Idiot Brother" at 1 MiMA Tower in New York City. Photo: Jamie McCarthy
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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joyce DeWitt's net worth is estimated at $4 million. The comedian is a philanthropist who spends most of her time helping those in need. In addition, she has taken part in various charity events.

Joyce DeWitt's personal life

The actress is very secretive and prefers to hide her private life, so there is no official information about Joyce DeWitt's husband.

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However, she was in a romantic relationship with actor and director Ray Buktenica from 1973 to 1980. Talking about Joyce DeWitt's children, it is not known if she has any kids with Ray or someone else.

Who is Joyce DeWitt married to?

The actress has never been married; hence details about Joyce DeWitt's spouse are unavailable.

Are Suzanne Somers and Joyce DeWitt friends?

The two are good friends. They co-starred in the TV series Three's Company, where Suzanne played the role of Chrissy Snow, Janet's roommate.

Is Janet on Three's Company still alive?

Yes, she is still alive and very active in the entertainment industry. Some of her upcoming roles include 18 as Jay's Mom, Ask Me to Dance as Nana and Street Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless as the narrator.

What happened to Joyce DeWitt?

In El Segundo, California, Joyce was detained for drunk driving in 2009. According to the police officers who filed the report, they stopped an inebriated woman after seeing her do a number of manoeuvres close to the park barricades.

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DeWitt was detained after police officers administered multiple tests to determine how much alcohol was in her system. After acknowledging the travel limits, she was freed.

On May 20, 2010, she was given a three-year probationary period and had to participate in a nine-month alcohol rehabilitation program. She also had to pay a $510 fine.

Joyce DeWitt is an actress and comedian who began her acting career in the 1970s. She is still very active in acting but very private regarding her personal life.

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