Joan Celia Lee biography: Who is one of Stan Lee’s daughters?

Joan Celia Lee biography: Who is one of Stan Lee’s daughters?

Joan Celia Lee is an American actress and author who is best known for being the only surviving child of the legendary former editor-in-chief, chairman, and publisher of Marvel Comics, Stanley Martin Lieber.

Joan Celia Lee
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Joan Celia began acting in 1963; she has since then featured in a number of movies and television productions.

Joan Celia Lee profile summary

  • Name: Joan Celia Lee
  • Birthdate: April 1950
  • Age: 70 years (as of 2020)
  • Place of birth: New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Jewish-American
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Parents: Stan and Joan Boocock Lee
  • Siblings: Jan Lee (Deceased)
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Occupation: Actress, writer
  • Net worth: $66 million

Early life and background

Joan Celia Lee was born to legendary American comic book writer Stan Lee and British-American model and voice actress, Joan Boocock Lee. Joan and her mother have the same first name.

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Stan Lee’s daughter
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J.C. Lee is the first and only surviving one between the two Stan Lee children. She had a younger sister who passed away three days after she was born; her name was Jan Lee.

Stan Lee daughter age is 70 years as of 2020; she was born in April 1950.

Joan has lost both of her parents. Her mother died of a stroke in 2017. Her father Stan Lee passed away on November 12, 2018, from cardiac arrest brought on by respiratory and congestive heart failure. Stan suffered from respiratory pneumonia months before his death.

Body measurements

Joan Celia height is 5 feet 9 inches and she weighs 65 kg. Her body measurements are 34-30-37 inches.


Joan Lee grew up in a creative environment as her parents both worked in the entertainment/creative industry. Her mother was a model and voice actor, while her father was a comic book writer and artist.

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She decided to become an actress after trying different occupations such as painting, fashion designing, and comic book layout creation. She learned to make comic book layouts by watching her father.

JC Lee
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JC, as she fondly referred to by her friends, started her career in acting with a role in the 1963 crime drama The Cool World. She featured in more productions such as the television series No Actor Parking and the 1990 thriller The Ambulance.

In 1994, she was the computer voice in the animated series Iron Man.

She was part of the creators of the Raising My SuperKids learning app. A portion of the profit made from the sale of the app is donated. Joan runs a website called that is dedicated to her father's legacy.

In October 2015, she published her first book Stan Lee’s Love Subtitled, It's All About Love, The Stan Lee Family.

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JC worked with her father at Marvel Comics, and she also managed his businesses.

Legal battles

In 2018, Joan was accused of physically and verbally abusing her parents by her father's former personal assistant Bradley J. Herman. Herman claimed that Joan allegedly tried to choke her father and slammed him against his wheelchair.

TMZ reported that Lee claimed that Bradley Herman appeared on a podcast hosted by Alan Duke to talk about his time working for Stan. In the podcast, Bradley said.

JC Lee took her father by the neck and grabbed his neck and slammed his head back into the wood portion of the chair.

Joan Celia accused Herman of intentionally spreading untrue information, and in response to his allegations, Joan filed a $25 million lawsuit against Bradley J. Herman and the podcast host.

Lee said she never assaulted her father. She also said that Herman was fired because he stole from her father in January 2018.

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Also, in September, Joan revisited a $1 billion lawsuit that her father filed against POW! Entertainment before his death.

Stan Lee was reported to have accused the executives of POW! Entertainment of taking advantage of his "deteriorating medical condition" by "inducing him to sign documents under fraudulent pretenses."

In the last days of his life, Stan Lee revealed that he had to cut off people who were trying to attach themselves to his fortune ever since his wife died. The only person he trusted was his daughter, to whom he handed over the authority of his finances.

Who is Joan Celia Lee husband?

JC is not married, and she does not have any children.

Net worth

Stan Lee's daughter has an estimated net worth of $66 million as of 2020.

Joan Celia Lee is an actress and author. She is the daughter of the late Marvel Comics writer Stan Lee. JC continues to work to keep her father's legacy alive.

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