An accomplished violinist, Felicia Day has a lot of achievements in the academic world as well the entertainment industry. She’s the brain behind the Web series The Guild, a sitcom about online gamers which she created, writes and stars in.
In addition to being a web series creator, Felicia day is also an American actress, singer and writer. The Guild is not her only offering on web series, she also wrote and starred in the Dragon Age web series Dragon Age: Redemption in 2011. Her prowess earned her a spot as a member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Web Television from December 2009 till the end of July 2012.
Felicia Day Bio
The star was born on 28 June 1979 in Huntsville, Alabama from where she began her acting career at the young age of 7. Her first role was as a Scout in a local production of To Kill a Mockingbird. Day studied operatic singing and ballet professionally and showed her talent by performing at concerts and taking part in competitions nationwide.
Though she was home-schooled for the most part of her childhood, Felicia Day proved to be a very brilliant student and spending more time at home didn’t affect her personality. At 16, she started college and was a National Merit Scholar, graduating as valedictorian of her class. Afterwards, she was accepted to the Juilliard School of Music, an offer which she rejected and opted for the University of Texas at Austin on a full scholarship in violin performance.
Apparently, entertainment is not all that Day was interested in during her early years as she double majored in mathematics and music performance. Besides, she graduated at the age of 19 in the top 4% of her class, making her one of the dedicated students at the time. Nevertheless, her studies didn’t get in the way of her passion for playing a wide variety of video game genres. Through her personal experience with video games, especially with World of Warcraft, much of her work on The Guild web series was developed.
Though she had a burning passion for the entertainment world. Day waited till after graduation before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. During her budding stage, she got several roles in various short and independent films as well as commercials. She also scored guest spots on television shows, including Undeclared and Maybe It’s Me. Through the talent which she showcased on these roles, she was able to grab bigger roles including a part in the film Bring It On Again, the starring role in June as well as a recurring guest spot as potential Slayer Vi on television’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The latter role is still occasionally used in that show’s eighth season comic book series.
As the creator of the web series which has garnered millions of views both on YouTube and other platforms, Day has been recognized through several awards and nominations including a VGX Award for Best Performance by a Human Female; TV Week included her in their list of Top 10 Web Video Creators and she has won Streamy Awards for several categories.
In addition, her web series, The Guild has won multiple awards, including the Greenlight Award for Best Original Digital Series Production at the South by Southwest festivals. The series has also bagged several IAWTV Awards, including Best Comedy Series, the YouTube Video Award for Best Series, the Yahoo! Video Award for Best Series and 2009 Streamy Awards for Best Comedy Web Series, Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series and Best Ensemble Cast in a Web Series.
Husband, Boyfriend, Baby Daddy and Baby
Currently, Felicia Day is neither married nor is she dating anyone. However, she was in a relationship with Nathan Fillion and in 2017, she gave birth to a baby girl who she named Calliope Maeve. And in case you are thinking Fillion is her baby daddy, we can’t exactly confirm that information since the beautiful star is yet to make the name of her child’s father public. Notably, the child’s last name is Day, making it hard to decipher who the father is.
American actress, comedian, writer and web series creator Felicia Day has a net worth of $1 million. There’s no doubt that her wealth was amassed through her activities as an active contributor in the entertainment world. For the most part, her major work is on TV though she also acted in movies. Day is also famous for her web video world which premiered on YouTube, garnering millions of views. With her years still ahead of her, Felicia Day is sure to add more digits to her current net worth.