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How rich is Joyce DeWitt?

Joyce DeWitt net worth:
$2 Million

Joyce DeWitt information

Joyce DeWitt information

Birth date: April 23, 1949
Birth place: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Height:5 ft 3 in (1.613 m)
Education:Ball State University, University of California, Los Angeles
Nationality:United States of America
Parents:Paul DeWitt, Norma DeWitt

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Joyce Anne DeWitt was born on 23 April 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA, of part Italian descent from her mother’s family, and Swedish and Irish from her father. She is an actress who has appeared in many movies and television shows, her most famous role being the character of Janet Wood in the TV show “Three’s Company”. Her appearances in many films and television shows are the reason for her decent net worth.

So just how rich is Joyce DeWitt? Sources estimate that Joyce’s net worth is $2 million, mostly accumulated from her roles in films and on the stage, plus appearances on numerous television shows during a career spanning more than 40 years.

Joyce Dewitt Net Worth $2 Million

Joyce DeWitt was raised in Speedway, Indiana. She competed in debates and speeches when at Indiana High School Forensic Association, and then Joyce attended Ball State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater, later completing a Master’s degree in theatre from the University of California, where she also worked as a secretary along with going to auditions.

After an audition for ABC channel Joyce was given a choice between two shows and she had to make the choice within 24 hours; she chose, “Three’s Company” which aired from 1977 until 1984. She was then seen in an episode of “Finder of Lost Loves” in 1984. This was the real start of her rise in net worth, but she quit acting for a few years, and returned to acting on the stage in 1991, but was then cast in “Spring Fling”, a 1995 comedy film.

Joyce DeWitt had cameos and appearances in several other shows like “Pinky and The Brain”, “Cybill”,”Living Single”, “Hope Island”, “18”, “The Nick At Night Holiday Special” and “Call of the world”. Later in 2003 Joyce DeWitt hosted and co-produced “Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story Of Three’s Company” in which the character of Dewitt was played by Melanie Paxson. Joyce was also cast in an independent film called “Failing Better Now” in 2008. She also starred in “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage” in 2011, and the indie film “Failing Better,”. Overall, Joyce has been involved in well over 20 TV shows and series, and numerous stage productions which have been the mainstay of her growth in net worth.

Apart from her acting career Joyce DeWitt was also very active in charity events, she participated in the Capital Hill Forum for Hungry and homeless and also hosted International Award Ceremony for the End Hunger Awards at the White House and also hosted the World Food Day Gala. Her net worth is the cumulative result of her acting career and her involvement in the drive to make world a better and safer place for poor and homeless.

In her personal life, Joyce DeWitt has apparently never married, but has had relationships with LeVar Burton and Ray Buktenica. On the down side, Joyce was arrested for alleged DUI in 2009 in El Sugondo, California, and was sentenced to community work and a period of rehabilitation.

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Street Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless 2015 filming Narrator (voice)
Rock Story 2015 Judge Carol Ann Connelly
My Boyfriends' Dogs 2014 TV Movie Nikki
Snapshot 2014/II First Lady
The Great Fight 2011 Randi Toney
Failing Better Now 2010 Irene
Call of the Wild 2009 Jolene
The Nick at Nite Holiday Special 2003 TV Movie Miss DeWitt, The Housekeeper
18 2001 Jay's Mom
Hope Island 2000 TV Series Laetitia Barton
Living Single 1998 TV Series Joyce DeWitt
Spring Fling! 1995 TV Movie Linda Hayden
Finder of Lost Loves 1984 TV Series Lynn Powell
Three's Company 1976-1984 TV Series Janet Wood
Airplane II: The Sequel 1982 Juror (uncredited)
Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty 1980 TV Movie Love God's Date
The Love Boat 1979 TV Series Jackie Landers
The Ropers 1979 TV Series Janet Wood
Supertrain 1979 TV Series Natalie Smithburne
With This Ring 1978 TV Movie Jilly Weston
Most Wanted 1976 TV Series
Baretta 1975 TV Series Mother Earth



Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company' 2003 TV Movie co-producer



Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2016 Documentary filming Herself
Behind the Scenes with Joyce Dewitt 2015 Video short Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself - The Love Boat
The Coffee Talk Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards 2010 TV Special Herself - Glee Club
Biography 2002-2009 TV Series documentary Herself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
America's Next Producer 2007 TV Series Herself
Larry King Live 2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
Nancy Morgan Ritter: Remembering John Ritter 2005 Video short Herself - Host
TV Land's Top Ten 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 1998-2005 TV Series documentary Herself / Herself (Archive 1998)
The 3rd Annual TV Land Awards 2005 TV Special Susan Mayer (segment "Desperate Classic Housewives")
Hollywood Squares 2004 TV Series Herself
Remembering John Ritter 2004 Video short Herself - Host
John Ritter: Always Leave Them Laughing 2004 Video short Herself - Host
A Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company' 2003 TV Movie Herself - Host
ABC 50th Anniversary Blooper Celebration 2003 TV Movie Herself
ET in TV Land 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
TV Land Presents Blast from the Past 2001 Video Game documentary Herself
The Early Show 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself
Twitch City 1998 TV Series Herself
The Joan Rivers Show 1991 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Accepting Award for Favourite TV Comedy Program
Battle of the Network Stars XII 1982 TV Special Herself - ABC Team
Night of 100 Stars 1982 TV Special Herself
T.I.O.T: Tomorrow Is Only Tuesday 1981 Short Herself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series & Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
The Cheryl Ladd Special: Souvenirs 1980 TV Movie Herself
Battle of the Network Stars VIII 1980 TV Special Herself - Host
John Ritter: Being of Sound Mind and Body 1980 TV Movie Herself / Peaches
The B.B. Beegle Show 1980 TV Movie Herself
Christmas in New Mexico 1979 TV Special Herself
The Mike Douglas Show 1978-1979 TV Series Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest / Herself - Actress
Presenting Susan Anton 1979 TV Series Herself
The Alan Hamel Show 1979 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1979 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Actor / Actress in a TV-Series- Musical / Comedy
Battle of the Network Stars V 1978 TV Special Herself - ABC Team
The 1978 Cerebral Palsy Telethon Benefit 1978 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Family Feud 1978 TV Series Herself
Tattletales 1977 TV Series Herself
All-Star Family Feud Special 1977 TV Series Herself (for "Three's Company")

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Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself - The Love Boat
Omg! Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
The Squid and the Whale 2005 Janet Wood (uncredited)
Biography 2000 TV Series documentary Janet Wood in 'Three's Company'
Three's Company 1982 TV Series Janet Wood

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Three's Company (1977) $30,000

1 Currently lives in California and New Mexico. [August 2003]
2 Is slowly starting to get back in show business (2003).
3 In 1979, Joyce missed one episode of Three's Company (1977) titled "Stanley's Hotline", when the network tried to take back a raise that was promised, so she called in sick, because she was "sick at heart, sick in the soul". She had a meeting with the network president, who reinstated her raise. When she told her producers she was ready to go back to work, they felt there was not enough preparation time and were already working with a reworked script with guest star Anne Schedeen getting Joyce's lines.
4 Best remembered by the public for her role as Janet Wood on Three's Company (1977).
5 DeWitt, reunited with former Three's Company (1977) co-star Suzanne Somers on her online talk show "Breaking Through". It was the first time, that the former friends spoke to each other, since Somers' termination from the sitcom in 1981 after a salary dispute.
6 (May 25, 2010) Pled no contest to misdemeanor DUI.
7 On July 4, 2009, she was arrested in El Segundo, California for DUI. According to reports, police pulled her over after she drove past a barricade near a park. An officer arrested DeWitt after he became suspicious that she had been drinking and administered a field sobriety test. She was booked at the police station, cited, and released on her own recognizance.
8 Is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity.
9 Former high school cheerleader.
10 Is one of four children of Paul and Norma DeWitt.
11 Has Irish, Italian and Swedish ancestry.
12 Is a part of the LIFE (Love Is Feeding Everyone) organization where she, and other famous actors, are helping fight world hunger and homelessness.
13 Auditioned as Fonzie's girlfriend on Happy Days (1974) in the late 1970s, although she did not get chosen for the role (explaining she was too short and young), she was cast as Janet Wood on Three's Company (1977) just several weeks later.
14 Very active in theater since the age of 13 and prefers stage work to television.
15 When shooting Three's Company (1977), she always wore either pantyhose or tights, and refused to work bare-legged. Though this caused conflict between her and the show's producers, it endeared her to hosiery manufacturers, and she became the spokeswoman for L'eggs pantyhose in the late 1970s.
16 Received her Master's degree in Acting from the University of California, Los Angeles.
17 Received her Bachelor's degree in Acting from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
18 After Three's Company (1977) ended, she traveled the world before settling in New Mexico. She is slowly returning to acting. She and Suzanne Somers did not speak to each other for 30 years after Suzanne left the show in 1981. Finally, in February 2012, they reunited after Suzanne invited Joyce to be a guest on her web series "Suzanne Somers: Breaking Through".

1 [2009: on Three's Company (1977) and Hollywood] I really felt that Three's Company was a gift. When it ended, I had money in the bank and had the luxury to pursue a life that meant something, to learn and discover. Hollywood can be brutal, inhuman, the opposite of what the theater is and I had little desire to be part of it. But now, I'm excited to work again and to, at my age, be able to keep working.
2 [on Farrah Fawcett] She had a beautiful heart. She was a lovely human being and such a brave woman, right up to her final moments. She chose to share her circumstances, her illness, with the world in order that those who had similar circumstances would be enlightened and inspired, and I have a great deal of respect for the way she left this life.
3 [2009: on rumors that she spent her pre-Hollywood years as a contractor who, after painting the garage of Barney Miller (1974) co-star Abe Vigoda, became a sort of surrogate daughter to the actor] It's totally untrue. I've never even met Abe Vigoda. I never painted his house, his garage or any other thing he has. I often wonder if he thinks I'm this crazy person who made all of this up.
4 [on Suzanne Somers (2009)] I rarely talk about this, but we never actually had an argument. After her fight with the producers, as part of her publicity tour to make herself seem innocent, she made John [Ritter] and I the enemy. Several times over the past 20 years I've left messages, notes, letters, and have given her the phone number for the phone that rings right beside my bed, but she has never chosen to reach me, and, yet, publicly and in the press, she still tells people that I don't speak to her.
5 [on her stardom] Shirley MacLaine once said that she didn't want to be a big star, just a long star. That's what I want too.
6 [on the politics of Hollywood] If that's the way the game is played, I don't want to play anymore.

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