Famous American actress Danica McKellar is also known for her skills as an education advocate and mathematics writer. The actress who did an amazing role in TV series The Wonder Years. Here is a quick summary of Danica McKellar’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Danica McKellar Early Life
Danica was born on 3rd January 1975 in La Jolla, California but was brought up in New York from the age of 7. Her father’s name was Christopher, and he was a real estate developer. Her mother Mahalia was a homemaker. Danica has a sister too whose name is Crystal, and she is an actor too. From a very young age, Danica started to take acting classes from Diane Hill Hardin Young Actors Space.
Danica McKellar Career
Danica got her big break when she was casted for a popular TV series The Wonder Years on ABC television. At that time, she was only 13 years old. Her sister, Crystal was seen in the series too. The series ran for five long years and was a big milestone in Danica’s acting career, and she earned a lot of awards for the show.
Danica loved math a lot, and while her acting career was going strong, she joined the University of California, Los Angeles for majoring in math. She along with her professor Lincoln Chayes and a fellow student named Brandy Winn invented a mathematical proof named the Charles-McKellar-Winn theorem. In the year 1998, she completed her graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics.
After completing her graduation, she is back to acting and did a lot of TV shows at that time like Babylon 5, NCIS, Sirens, The Big Bang Theory, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, and How I Met Your Mother. She competed on Dancing With The Stars in the year 2014. Later she did shows like Impractical Jokers, and King of the Nerds.
She again followed her other passion math and did the Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. After that, she is involved in math-related researches and still doing that along with acting.
Awards & Achievements
On World News with Charles Gibson, McKeller was named the Person of the Week on 10th August 2007. The highlight of the segment was in her book Math Doesn’t Suck. She got the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award in January of 2014. Her books increased the interest in Mathematics in many students.
Net Worth of Danica McKellar
Danica earned a lot in her career. Most of the wealth which she earned is from her acting projects. Other than that she earned a lot of money from the sales of her books. She is still working in a lot of small movies and TV shows. Right now the estimated net worth of Danica is around $3 million.
Danica married Mike Verta, a visual effect artist, and composer. Due to their differences, she filed a divorce in 2012. They share the custody of their son jointly named Draco. Danica married for the second time in 2014 with Scott Sveslosky, a lawyer.
She is a mother and is always busy with her acting and math-related projects. Apart from that, she likes to Dance and does yoga in her spare time.