Who is Maggie Wheeler?
Maggie Wheeler is an American actress who came into the limelight after portraying the character of Janice, a nasal-voiced character, in the highly-successful TV series “Friends.”
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Maggie Wheeler Zodiac Sign, Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Margaret Emily Jackson was born under the Leo zodiac sign on 7 August 1961, in Manhattan, New York City, USA, which makes her 58 years old as of mid-2020, of American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She was raised in a secular Ashkenazi Jewish family by her parents John Jakobson and Barbara Jakobson.
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Her father was one of Wall Street’s youngest members, and had a thriving career in the New York Stock Exchange market. Maggie’s mother was a writer.
Maggie spent many of her childhood days in Vermont at a summer camp, where she developed a keen interest in music. She would later on become more interested in gospel music, spirituals, and music of Africa. She attended Calhoun School before joining Sarah Lawrence College. Sarah is a graduate of Community Choir Leadership Training located in Victoria, BC, Canada.
Maggie Wheeler Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
Maggie loved the entertainment world and as a child had a strong will to join the industry. She started her career as a skilled voice-over artist, and did multiple radio spots for MTV and CBS Records. In the ‘80’s she landed a role in the NBC primetime comedy sketch “The New Show,” however, her performance went largely noticed. This triggered her to focus more on voice acting, doing which she would later make her breakthrough behind the curtains.
In the years that followed, Wheeler was hired to work for the well-known animation corporation Rankin/Bass. She voiced all the female superhero characters in the cartoon “Silverhawks,” and in addition,voiced multiple roles, both male and female in the series “The Comic Strip.”
In 1990, Maggie decided to change her career field to focus more on TV shows. She landed roles as Paula in “L.A. Law”, and “Dream On” in which she played Bonnie. Maggie’s big break came in 1992, when she made an appearance as Cynthia in the hit series “Seinfeld”.
Her performance in the movie “New Year’s Day” saw her rewarded with the Best Actor Award in a comedy festival held in Las Vegas, and the movie was also selected to represent the US at the Venice Film Festival. Following this success, Maggie had the honor of being invited as a guest onto “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”
After attaining popularity and making appearances in several films, Wheeler was selected for the role of Janice in “Friends.” What began as a single episode appearance as a guest turned into a 10-season recurring role in the series that made television history, and is best known for her role in this show.
Since then, she has appeared in many shows such as “Shameless,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Californication,” “How I Met Your Mother,” Disney’s “Shake It Up,” “Without a Trace,” and many more.
Apart from acting, Maggie is the director of the Golden Bridge Community Choir that is based in Hollywood. The 14 years-old choir has given her a chance to educate aspiring musicians, while interacting more with the community. She has recorded several hits, including “Sweet Time,” “Walk With Me,” and “Michael Row The Boat,” among others.
Maggie Wheeler Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, and Children
When it comes to sharing details regarding her private life with her fans, unlike many celebrities, Maggie hasn’t been very open. However, she is known to have been in a relationship with David Duchovny, before she married Daniel Borden Wheeler. She wedded Daniel in 1990 in a colorful ceremony held at Mattei’s Tavern, Los Olivos, California, and they’ve been together for over 29 years. Daniel Borden is a famous photographer, artist and sculptor from Ohio, and is making it big in Los Angeles.
Together, the couple has two daughters, who are five years apart when it comes to their ages – Juno Wheeler born in 1994, and Gemma Wheeler in1999.
Maggie enjoys traveling, and spends a significant amount of time going to retreat centers, schools, communities and universities. She also enjoys singing and teaching A Cappella and oral tradition, allowing her trainees and vocalists from all levels to accomplish great things. When she is not working, Maggie likes visiting learning institutions where she brings together singers, and creates unique music from around the globe in harmonious parts without using sheet music.
Maggie Wheeler Body Measurements
Maggie has a magnificent hourglass body type. She is 5ft 5ins (1.63m) tall and reputedly weighs 134lbs (61kgs.), and her vital statistics are 33-25-37. Maggie Wheeler has beautiful, long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Maggie Wheeler Net Worth
Since she started her acting career, Maggie has made appearances in more than 70 films. She has accumulated her wealth mainly through her successful profession as a voice actress, and her acting career. According to reputable sources, Maggie Wheeler net worth is estimated to be over $2 million, as of mid-2020.