Joyce DeWitt Net Worth, Bio, Career, Husband and Kids

Busytape May 18, 2020
Updated 2020/05/18 at 11:58 AM
Joyce DeWitt Net Worth

Joyce DeWitt Net Worth   $ 4million

Popular Name:Joyce DeWitt
Real Name:Joyce Anne DeWitt
Birth Date:13 April, 1949
Birth Place:Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Marital Status:Single
Years active:1972 Till Date
Net Worth:$4 million
Last Updated:2022

Joyce DeWitt net worth has been accumulated over several years of her successful career as an actress, best known for her widely regarded role of Janet Wood in the ABC sitcom “Three’s Company“. Born in West Virginia, she grew up in Indiana, and started receiving acting lessons as a high school student.

Despite the unwillingness of her father to let her study theatre, she went on to bag a bachelor’s degree on the subject. After graduating from the University of California in the year 1974, she worked as a legal secretary for some time before launching her career on television, and further into films.

Since then, she has been an amazing entertainer serving her audience with her delightful and versatile performances. Joyce DeWitt doesn’t seek much publicity despite being a Hollywood celebrity Her reticence makes her stand out from the others, and here’s all we know about her.

Joyce DeWitt’s Early Life

Joyce Anne DeWitt was born to Paul and Norma DeWitt on 13 April, 1949 in Wheeling West Virginia, United States. She was raised in Speedway, Indiana. She participated in debate and speech competitions and partook in competitions through the Indiana Highschool Forensic Association.

After earning her degree in theater from Ball State University, she moved to California, Los Angeles, and started pursuing a master’s degree which she eventually bagged upon graduation in 1974.

Joyce DeWitt’s Career

Joyce started acting when she was 13 years old. She started making stage appearances when she was in high school. While attending the University she worked as a secretary until she made her acting debut on Baretta in 1975.

While performing in Summer Stock, a director and Theatre Professor urged her to go to California and participate in her school’s MFA program.

In 1977 she bagged the role of Janet Wood on an ABC sitcom “Three’s Company” and played her role on this show for seven years until 1984, and it gave her a big hit.

After ending the television series, she decided to take a break and travel the world before making a return to acting and increased her frequency and dedication in performing more actively on stage.

In 2012, DeWitt appeared in two different stage productions of “Love Letters” starring opposite Tony Dow and Tab Hunter, respectively. In that same year she also appeared on Suzanne Somers’ show, “Suzanne Somers: Breaking Through”, on which she and Somers discussed their time on the series “Three’s Company” together.

So far, the last time she was seen was in the 2018 feature film “The Savant”, where she played the role of Detective Randi Toney.

Films & Television Series

Joyce DeWitt’s career has lasted over 44 years. In this period of time, she has acted in many movies and shows.

From her big collection, we have listed the following ten as our best of all time.

2011The Great Fight
1984Finder of Lost Loves
1979The Love Boat
1980The B.B. Beegle Show
2014My Boyfriends’ Dogs
2015Rock Story
2018The Savant
2009Call of the Wild
Airplane II: The Sequel

Awards & Achievements

Dewitt’s big break came when she started playing the role of Janet Wood as a main cast in the series “Three’s Company”. She played this role for seven years where she appeared in 170 episodes.

She has done many works for charity and has once hosted the International Awards Ceremony held at the White House, and also Hollywood’s Family Assistance Program.

The actress has also participated at Capital Hill Forum with members of Senate and House on Hunger and Homelessness. While she hasn’t picked up any awards for her acting since her debut, the aforementioned achievements really speak well for her.

Personal Life & Family

Joyce DeWitt has always been a private person who likes to keep her business away from the media. This can explain why she has no social media channels. She has also never been married even though she has had numerous relationships.

There are also unconfirmed speculations that she was married to Ray Buktenica from 1979 to 1986. While this theory has never been confirmed, other sources suggest that they moved in together during that time frame. Meanwhile, the actress has no known children.

In July 2009, DeWitt was arrested in California, for drunken driving. She was placed on probation of three years and was ordered to partake in a nine-month alcohol program.

Joyce DeWitt, in reality, is a kind-hearted soul. She frequently donates to charities, aiming towards helping the less fortunate.

Age & Physical Features

Being born in 1949, Joyce Dewitt is presently 71 years old. Since she hasn’t retired from acting, she takes her still active career seriously and maintains her healthy body which is 161cm in height and 52kg in weight.

Joyce DeWitt Net Worth

Joyce DeWitt net worth has been accumulated over several years of her successful career as an actress, best known for her widely regarded role of Janet Wood in the ABC sitcom “Three’s Company”.

She earned her fortune from acting in films, television, and making guest appearances. Joyce is a well-established and well-loved actress who won the hearts of the audience with her stellar performances all through her time on screen.

Salary & Earnings

Acting is the only known source of this woman’s wealth. While she has enjoyed fame by starring in several films and making many appearances as a guest, she is most recognized for playing the role of Janet Wood as a main cast in the series “Three’s Company”.

She played this role for seven years where she appeared in 170 episodes. It is also mentioned that her deal on this show paid off big time as she earned quite well for seven seasons on the show. However, nothing has been mentioned as the exact sum she took home at the end of the day.

Houses, Cars, Lifestyle

Joyce DeWitt is a very secretive person and thus lives a very quiet lifestyle. She resides in her home located in Santa Babara, California, United States.

Joyce DeWitt net worth is estimated at $4 million. She has acquired this much from being an actress for the past four decades.


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