Joyce DeWitt is a multi-talented American actress and comedian, who garnered huge fame during the ‘70s and ‘80s. She is notable for being one of the stars of the ABC sitcom which ran from 1977 to 1984 titled Three’s Company. Amazingly, her jaw-dropping performance in the series brought her into the limelight and asides from the show, Joyce has also featured in many other prominent movies to date. Find out more about Joyce DeWitt below.
Joyce DeWitt Bio
The talented actress was born on the 23rd day of April 1949 in West Virginia, United States. Joyce was born to American parents Norma and her husband Paul DeWitt. She spent her early years in Speedway, a suburb of Indianapolis along with her parents and three other siblings. Joyce holds an American nationality with Dutch-Italian ethnicity.
As a child, Joyce attended Speedway Senior High School where she was part of the debating society as well as the drama group. She played an active role in the drama and other theatre displays organized by her school. After her graduation from high school, Joyce went on to attend Ball State University where she acquired her bachelor’s degree in theatre. From there, she went to the University of California for a master’s degree which she got in 1974.
Career and Rise to Prominence
The iconic actress made her first film appearance in 1975 while starring in the ABC detective series titled Baretta. She played a minor role of mother earth in the series which ran from 1975 to 1978. She portrayed Cindy in an episode of TV pilot titled Most Wanted in 1976. Later on, the actress got small roles in TV series including The Love Boat, The Ropers, With This Ring, and Supertrain.
She got her big break in 1977 when she joined the cast of the ABC sitcom titled Three’s Company. In the series, Joyce played the role of Jane Wood alongside John Ritter and Suzanne Somers. When the show ended in 1984, Joyce starred in another series titled Finder of Lost Loves in the same year. After that, she took a long hiatus from acting. Returning in 1991, the actress starred in a television film titled Noises Off. Her next appearance was in the series titled Cybill in 1995, she equally featured in Spring Fling, the same year.
During the late ‘90s and 2000s, Joyce DeWitt featured in a great number of movies some of which include Living Single, Hope Island, My Boyfriends’ Dogs, The Nick at Night Holiday Special, and many others. Some of her recent movies include Falling Better Now, The Great Fight, Snapshot, Rock Story, and the 2018 detective movie titled The Savant.
How Much is Joyce DeWitt Worth?
Although Joyce makes occasional appearances in movies in recent years; she has equally earned a lot of money from her acting career. She has been enjoying a decent lifestyle and her net worth is currently penned at $4 million. Joyce earns her income from her acting career, directing and other business endeavours.
Is She Married, Who are Her Husband & Children?
Shedding a glimpse of light on her personal life, Joyce DeWitt is a very private person and hasn’t shared much information with regards to her personal life to the media. Obviously, she is among those popular celebrities that enjoy keeping their personal life under the shades. While she continues to enjoy a low profile when it comes to her personal life, it is already known that the actress was previously in a relationship with an actor named Ray Buktenica.
Ray is one of the prominent figures of the American movie industry, best known for his wonderful performances in movies such as Rhoda, House Calls, and Lois and Clark: The Adventures of Superman, among others. The pair met each other while she was at University of California, Los Angeles. The duo lived together for about seven years before the relationship turned into flames. They separated in 1986, due to a series of irreconcilable issues. Even though they lived together, the couple never made it down the aisle.
After their separation, Joyce DeWitt decided to stay completely away from the limelight, there is no news of her subsequent relationships and affairs. As for her partner Ray, there is also no news of her subsequent relationships either. In addition, the pair didn’t have any kids when they were together. It is believed that Joyce is currently single; she doesn’t have a husband as well as children. She currently lives in California, United States.