Joyce Dewitt is an actress in America who became well-familiar to the people worldwide for playing the role Janet Wood on the ABC sitcom Three’s Company. When she was in high school, Dewitt started taking acting classes apart. During 1977-1984 she played the role of Janet, and later appeared in a comedy film named Spring Fling and made some guest appearances in episodes of Finder of Lost Lovers, Pinky and the Brain, Cybill, and Living Single. Here is a quick summary of Joyce Dewitt’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Joyce Dewitt Early Life
Joyce Anne Dewitt was born in Wheeling West Virginia on April 23, 1949, to her parents Paul Dewitt and Norma Dewitt. She grew up in Speedway, Indiana, which is a suburb of Indianapolis.
She participated in speech and debate competitions and competed through the Indiana High School Forensic Association.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree in theater from the Ball State University, she started pursuing her master’s degree from the University of California located in Los Angeles and completed the graduation in 1974.
She has always been a private person since she started working with Three’s Company. In 1979, an article revealed that she was in a relationship with American TV and film character actor named Ray Buktenica. She met him while she was graduating at UCLA.
It isn’t clear that they were married officially but they moved in together. In 1986, they ended their relationship.
Joyce Dewitt Career, Awards & Achievement
Joyce started her career in acting at the age of 13. She started to appear on stage when she was in high school.
Diwett worked as a secretary while attending the University until her first debut on Baretta. When she was performing in Summer Stock, a director and UCLA Theatre Professor persuaded her to go to California to participate in the school’s MFA program.
She began to stare as Janet Wood on the ABC in 1977, and it gave her a big hit. After ending the series, she took out some time to travel the world. Joyce made a return to acting in the early 2000’s. She increased her frequency in performing more actively on stage.
Awards and Achievements
Joyce Dewitt big success came once she started acting for the series of Three’s Company. She has done many charity works and has hosted for the International Awards Ceremony at the White House as well as Family Assistance Program of Hollywood. Dewitt has also participated at the Capital Hill Forum with the members of House and Senate on Hunger and Homelessness.
Net Worth of Joyce Dewitt
The estimated net worth of Joyce Dewitt is more than $5.5 million. She earned this fortune from her acting in films, TV, guest appearances, and well-established role in Three’s Company. Joyce was a well-loved actress who grabbed the hearts of audience by playing the role Janet while working on the series with Three’s Company.
DeWitt got arrested in El Segundo, California, on July 4, 2009, for drunken driving. She was placed on three years of probation and was ordered to go through a nine-month alcohol program. The last show Joyce appeared was Suzzane’s Somers talk show in 2012.