Melissa Joan Hart is best known for her role in the popular series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Melissa began acting at the age of 4 and almost every member of her family is or was in show business. In 2021, Melissa became the first celebrity to win $1 million for her charity on the show Celebrity Wheel of Fortune. Currently, she has been in news for saving some kindergarten children escape a shooting scene that occurred in Nashville. This article presents interesting details about the actress like Melissa Joan Hart net worth in 2023, her source of income, business ventures, personal life, and more.
Melissa Joan Hart Net Worth 2023
|Name||Melissa Joan Hart|
|Net worth (as of 2023)||$13 million (est.)|
Melissa Joan Hart Personal Biography
Melissa Hart was born on April 18, 1976 in Smithtown, New York, to Paula and William Hart. Her father was a carpenter, shellfish purveyor, oyster hatchery worker, and entrepreneur while her mother was a producer and talent manager. She has four younger siblings, who are all in acting.
In 2003, Hart married musician Mark Wilkerson and together they have three sons.
|Full name||Melissa Joan Hart|
|Profession||Actress, producer, director|
|Years active||1985 – present|
|Date of birth||April 18, 1976|
|Place of birth||Smithtown, New York, US|
|Education||Sayville High School|
|Spouse||Mark Wilkerson (2003 – present)|
|Parents||Paula Hart (mother) William Hart (father)|
Melissa Joan Hart Professional Career
Hart started acting at the age of four and appeared in a television commercial for Splashy, a bathtub doll. She later appeared in around 25 commercials within a year. Joan then made appearances in the miniseries Kane & Abel in 1985, a guest role in The Equalizer, and a starring role in the TV movie Christmas Snow, both in 1986. Her major role came with the Nickelodeon series Clarissa Explains It All which earned her four consecutive Young Artist Award nominations and three wins.
Melissa’s breakthrough came with the title role of Sabrina in Sabrina the Teenage Witch in which she appeared from 1996 to 2003. In 2019, she appeared in the Netflix series No Good Nick and in 2022, she starred in the film Dirty Little Secret.
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Hart opened a candy shop called SweetHarts in 2009 which closed in 2011 due to a lawsuit by a former employee. Claims were made of wrongful termination, racial discrimination, etc, all of which were dismissed and the shop reopened in 2012. However, it again closed permanently in 2015. Hart then started her own fashion line in 2015 called King of Harts.
Popular Movies & TV Shows
These are some popular movies and TV shows in which Melissa has worked.
- Christmas Snow (1986)
- Twisted Desire (1996)
- Sabrina Goes to Rome (1998)
- The Specials (2000)
- Rent Control (2002)
- Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)
- Santa Con (2014)
- Christmas Reservations (2019)
- Dear Christmas (2020)
- Dirty Little Secret (2022)
- Kane & Abel (1985)
- The Equalizer (1986)
- Weinerville (1996)
- Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
- That ’70s Show (1999)
- North Shore (2004)
- When I Was 17 (2010)
- Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters (2018)
- The Casagrandes (2019)
- Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (2021)
Awards Won By Melissa Joan
Here is a list of all the awards that Melissa Joan Hart has won in her acting career.
Young Artist Award
- 1992 Best Young Actress Starring in an Off-Prime Time or Cable Series for Clarissa Explains It All
- 1993 Best Young Actress Starring in a Cable Series for Clarissa Explains It All
- 1995 Best Youth Comedienne in a TV Show for Clarissa Explains It All
- 1997 Best Performance in a TV Comedy: Leading Young Actress for Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
- 1998 Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young Performer for Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
- 1998 Best Performance in a TV Movie or Feature Film: Young Ensemble for The Right Connections
Kids’ Choice Awards
- 1998 Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Television Actress for Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
- 2000 Favorite Movie Actress for Drive Me Crazy
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Melissa Joan & Nashville Shooting
In a recent Nashville school shooting that occurred on March 27, 2023, Melissa Joan Hart helped kindergarten students escape. It was the same school in which her own children were enrolled too. Although her boys were not in school on the day of the shooting, Melissa and her husband were on their way to the school for a conference. The couple saw some children climbing out of the woods who were trying to escape the shooter and helped them get to their teachers and parents across the road.
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$13 million (approx.)
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