Quick Facts Joyce DeWitt
- NameJoyce DeWitt
- Birth Year1949
- Birth month04
- FatherPaul Dewitt
- Birth PlaceWheeling, West Virginia, United States
- ProfessionAmerican actress
- Net Worth$7 million
- EducationBall State University
- MotherNorma Dewitt
Joyce Anne Dewitt is an American actress, best known for her role as Janet Wood in the very popular sitcom Three’s Company in ABC Network. Other than working as a successful TV actress, she has worked in several feature films such as Call of the Wild, Failing Better Now and in many television series as Barett, and Most Wanted.
Joyce Dewitt was in a relationship with Television and movie personality Ray Buktenica. However, they didn’t ever get officially married and their relationship lasted for about seven years. As of 2018, Joyce Dewitt reportedly has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
Joyce Dewitt Net Worth and Salary
As per reports, Joyce used to earn a minimum salary of $30,000 per episode from her television series Three’s Company which was a very successful sitcom of her career. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of about $7 million.
CAPTION: Joyce Dewitt with a book
The reported average salary for an actress in the United States is about $30,000. However, experienced television actors can earn up to $50,000-$1 million a year. Further, she added a decent sum of money from her various contracts and sponsorships.
As Joyce was very much interested in traveling and adventure, she left her acting profession after completing the role in Three’s Company. Later, she headed to travel to different places around the world. However, she is back in action and we can expect great things from her, once again.
Joyce Dewitt Personal Life, Affairs, and Husband
Joyce Dewitt was romantically involved with actor Ray Buktenica, while DeWitt was in her second year at UCLA. They dated for about 7 years. However, they didn’t marry each other and they don’t share any children together.
As per reports, they were said to have moved together and remained in a relationship before splitting in 1986. In addition, she isn’t rumored to be in a relationship with anyone at the moment.
As per Joyce Dewitt, after her first relationship, Joyce decided that she does not want to be in any relationship because she did not like being dominated by the opposite sex and also do not want to be a mere a domestic helper in a relationship.
Lately, there is no report of her affairs, nor about her having any boyfriend/girlfriend. We don’t even know if she is already married or is planning to get married to anyone.
She has conducted various charitable events and has participated with the members of the Senate at the Capitol Hill Forum on a fundraiser against Hunger & Homelessness. Besides, she also has hosted presentations for the Family Assistance Program in Hollywood.
CAPTION: Joyce Dewitt
Similarly, she has served as a Grand Marshal of the Indy 500 Festival Parada in 1981. On July 4, 2009, DeWitt was arrested for drinking and driving case after a police officer observed signs that she was drunk and took her for a sobriety test.
She was released after she requested but still, she was placed on three years probation and had to take a nine-month alcohol program. DeWitt was also fined $510 and some other penalties. She isn’t active on the social media sites.
Joyce Dewitt Early Life, Parents, Education
Joyce was born in America on April 23, 1949, in Wheeling, Virginia to parents Paul Dewitt and Norma Dewitt. Later, she grew up alongside four of her siblings in Speedway, Indiana, Indianapolis.
She is the second daughter among four children of her parents. Further, she is of mixed Caucasian descent, as her father is a Dutch and her mother is an Italian.
She completed her high school from Speedway Senior High School. In addition, Joyce completed her bachelor’s degree in theatre from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Later she moved to California and completed her master’s degree from the University of California in 1974.
After college, she worked as a legal secretary in a local office. During that time, she used to appear in auditions for small movies.
Joyce Dewitt Career, Acting, and Movies
Joyce DeWitt is a professional actress who first started acting in stage plays when she was just 13. In 1975, she first appeared in the entertainment world in the Television series named Baretta, where she portrayed the role of Mother Earth.
Later on, she appeared in an episode of series like Supertrain, Cybill, Living Single, Hope Island and so on.
CAPTION: Joyce in Three’s Company
DeWitt played as the lead character called Janet Wood in the 1977’s series Three’s Company in where she was seen in 170 episodes. As for her films, she appeared in an uncredited role of Juror in the 1982 movie Airplane II: The Sequel.
Joyce was also cast to play the role of Jolena in the 2009 movie Call of the Wild and acted alongside Christopher Lloyd, Wes Studi, Timothy Bottoms, Ariel Gade and so on.
Joyce in 2018 was seen in a movie called The Savant where she portrayed Detective Randi Toney. She also got an opportunity to sing as a singing cast in the American soundtrack for the Broadway Musical Olympus on My Mind.