Wendie Malick began her career as an actress in 1978 and this career path would go on to see her star in tens of movies and television series many of which have been commercially successful. Some of her most notable works include the likes of HBO sitcom Dream On where she acted as Nina Van Horn and as Judith Tupper Stone in NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me! Learn more about the seasoned actress below; her background, career and net worth including her family life and divorce story with her first husband.
Wendie Malick Bio, Age
Wendie Malick, the American actress and former fashion model began her earthly existence on the 13th of December in the year 1950. She was born in Buffalo, New York to former model Gigi and her husband Ken Malick who worked as a salesman then. Malick’s ancestry consists of Egyptian (Coptic Christian), German, French, and English.
As a young girl, she was enrolled at Williamsville South High School, located in Williamsville, a suburb of Buffalo in New York. Following Wendy’s graduation from high school in 1969, she enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre studies in the year 1972.
Wendie Malick began her career after college first as a fashion model working for Wilhelmina modeling agency; she was also making appearances in several fashion shows. After some time, Malick began working with a Republican congressman and a family friend of theirs known as Jack Kemp in Washington DC. She worked with him for sometime before she decided to pursue a career in acting.
The former model registered her earliest film appearance on How To Pick Up Girls (1978) as the character Stephanie. She then did a couple of other works in the few years that followed as well as modeled occasionally before she starred in A Little Sex (1982). In this same year, the actress played in one episode of the television series One of the Boys as Joan.
The New York-born actress then got involved with a lot of television series that followed almost consistently afterward. Some of her notable appearances were in Kate & Allie (1985-89) as Claire in 5 episodes of the series, Gayle Buchannon recurring role in 7 episodes of Baywatch (1989-94), NYPD Blue (1993), and Good Company (1996).
The list still went on to include Just Shoot Me! (1997-2003) as Nina Van Horn, a series regular in 148 episodes; The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2003-2005) as Beautiful Gorgeous in 3 episodes; The Ex List (2009) as Fiona Bloom; the voice role of Fenghuang in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011-2015); American Housewife (2016-2018) in 9 episodes as Kathryn and her voice role of Beatrice Horseman in BoJack Horseman (2014 to present).
Her other film credits include the likes of Apollo 11 (1996) as Pat Collins, Divorce: A Contemporary Western (1998) as Terry, her voice role in The Emperor’s New Groove 2: Kronk’s New Groove (2005), Dr. Ruth in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) and as Marcy Marx in Jewtopia (2012.
For anyone who joined the acting industry as far back as when Wendie Malick did and has remained active since then with commercially successful works as well rave views, such a person should have a net worth seated comfortably in millions. Wendie has certainly done well to be where she is today in her career and finance wise. She has a net worth reported to be about $16 million.
Wendie Malick’s Husband, Divorce
Wendie Malick has gone the path of marriage twice with one ending in divorce while the other has been going on strong ever since it started. She was first married to Mitch Glazer from the year 1982 till 7 years later in 1989 when they divorced. The reason for their divorce was not publicly disclosed. She didn’t have any children from this marriage.
After this divorce, however, the NYPD Blue star was not known to be involved in any relationship till news about her dating Richard Erickson surfaced in 1995. On the 29th of December in that same year, they were reported to have gotten married and have remained so since then. Just like in her first marriage, Wendie Malick does not have any children with Erickson, however, they share their Santa Monica home with a cat, 3 dogs, and 2 horses.
The film industry is one where looks matter a lot and, fortunately, Wendie is not lacking in this regard as she is good looking. She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches, weighing 126 lb with body measurements of a 36 inches, 26 inches, and 37 inches for her bust size, waistline, and hips size respectively.