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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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.
|Real name||Joyce Anne DeWitt|
|Date of birth||April 23, 1949|
|Age||73 years (as of 2022)|
|Place of birth||Wheeling, West Virginia, USA|
|Height in feet||5'3"|
|Height in centimetres||161|
|Weight in pounds||114|
|Weight in kilograms||52|
|Body measurements in inches||34-24-33|
|Body measurements in centimetres||86-61-86|
|School||Speedway Senior High School|
|University||Ball State University and University of California|
|Profession||Actress and comedian|
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.
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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.
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.
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.
|Post-production||Ask Me to Dance||Nana|
|Completed||Street Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless||Narrator (Voice)|
|2020||Scattered, Smothered & Covered Christmas||Rita|
|2019||The Savant||Detective Randi Toney|
|2015||Rock Story||Judge Carol Ann Connelly|
|2014||My Boyfriends' Dogs||Nikki|
|2011||The Great Fight||Randi Toney|
|2010||Failing Better Now||Irene|
|2009||Call of the Wild||Jolene|
|2003||The Nick at Nite Holiday Special||Miss DeWitt, The Housekeeper|
|1995||Spring Fling!||Linda Hayden|
|1984||Saturday's the Place!||Reporter|
|1978||With This Ring||Jilly Weston|
Below is a list of all the TV series the American actress has played a role in.
|2000||Hope Island||Laetitia Barton|
|1998||Twitch City||Joyce DeWitt|
|1998||Living Single||Joyce DeWitt|
|1995||Cybill||Psychic Pals Host|
|1984||Finder of Lost Loves||Lynn Powell|
|1976-1984||Three's Company||Janet Wood|
|1979||The Love Boat||Jackie Landers|
|1979||The Ropers||Janet Wood|
|1977||The Tony Randall Show||Terri Blake|
|1975||Baretta||Mother Earth / Waitress|
How much is Janet from Three's Company worth?
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.
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.
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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