Deidra Hoffman is a former American celebrity kid who burst into the limelight banking on the popularity of her mother, Loni Anderson. For the record, Loni Anderson is an American actress who is very popular around America for her appearances in topnotch movies and TV series over the years. The popularity rubbed off on her child and Deidra became a public figure.
But then, there is more to who Deidra is than just being the daughter of Loni Anderson. You will find her in a handful of TV series wherein she showed that she has traits of the talents that made her mother one of the very famous Americans.
Deidra Hoffman Bio and Profile
The exact day or month in which Deidra Hoffman was born is not known but we know that she was born in 1965. An American woman, she was born in Roseville, a city in Minnesota to a father identified as Bruce Hasselberg and a famous mother called Loni Anderson. According to reports, her father was a school administrator. Her mother is an actress who made waves in the ’70s through the ’90s.
Sadly for Deidra Hoffman, her parents did not stay together for too long. In 1966, about a year after she was born, Deidra’s parents divorced and went their separate ways so she stayed with her mother, Loni, who struggled to raise her alone. According to reports, Loni and her ex-husband, Bruce, married in haste because they were head-over-heels in love and didn’t think things through. They were young and things didn’t work out in the end.
After her parent’s divorce, Deidra stayed with her mother who struggled to raise her alone. This was because she was studying arts at the University of Minnesota at the time and also worked as a teacher to support herself. Soon, things cleared up for them when she started landing roles as an actress.
People have often asked about what schools Deidra attended while growing up, however, this information has remained concealed at the moment. This is because she and her mother have remained silent about it. It is believed however that she has had some formal education over the years considering the home she is coming from.
Facts About Loni Anderson’s Daughter
1. Deidra Hoffman is married with kids
Deidra Hoffman is currently a married woman. Details about her marriage are quite vague but according to sources, Deidra is married to Chris Hoffman, an American actor. The couple met, fell in love with each other, and dated for a while before they tied the knot. The exact date of their marriage is still not known.
Deidra and her husband reportedly have two daughters identified as McKenzie Hoffman and Megan Hoffman. Deidra is fond of her children.
2. She has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
To the chagrin of family and friends, Deidra Hoffman was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2009. For the record, multiple sclerosis is a kind of disease which causes a person’s immune system to eat away at the protective covering of nerves. People suffering from multiple sclerosis often experience vision problems, fatigue, muscle spasms, stiffness, weakness, and other issues.
Irrespective of the fact that Deidra immediately started receiving treatment to cure the disease after she was diagnosed, she is yet to get rid of the condition completely.
3. Deidra has appeared in several TV series
Just like her mother, Deidra Hoffman has appeared in TV series. However, she isn’t as prolific as her mum. In fact, she has acted in only three TV series. If you check her record, you will find that the first time she appeared on TV was in 1980 when she played an uncredited role in the TV movie, The Jayne Mansfield Story. What followed was Intimate Portrait, a biographical TV series that she was part of in 1999. Many years later (in 2014), she was featured in the American syndicated talk show, The Doctors.
4. Her mother is her rock
Deidra Hoffman and her mother, Loni Anderson are very close and adore each other. The mother-daughter relationship between the two women is very seamless and powerful. Deidra has often explained that Loni is her rock and she cannot do without the older woman. When she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, her mother stood beside her as an unbreakable pillar of support.
Loni reportedly motivated her daughter to keep fighting and accompanied her to every treatment session.
5. Body measurements
Deidra Hoffman is of average height, the woman stands at 5 feet 7 inches. In addition to this, she weighs about 136 lb (62 kg). The measurement of her chest, waist, and hips have been given as 34-29-37 inches respectively.