Melissa Peterman Net Worth | Movies | TV Shows | Height | Weight | Bio

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Melissa Peterman is an American actress and comedian who was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1971. She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She acted in a production of Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding and wrote and performed at an improvisational comedy theatre. Her movie debut came in the 1996 movie Fargo. She did not appear on screen again till 2000.

From 2001 to 2007 she performed in the television series Reba as Barbra Jean Booker Hart. After that, she has been featured in the TV show Surviving Suburbia, Rita Rocks, Working Class, and Pretty the Series. In 2012 she was cast as Bonnie Wheeler in the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy. Next year she became the host of the ABC game show Bet On Your Baby and ABC Family’s Dancing Fools. Melissa has also appeared in the movies How High and Here Comes the Boom. 

Quick Facts

NameMelissa Margaret Peterman.
Date Of Birth1st July 1971.
Age51 Years ( As of 2022).
Place Of BirthEdina, Minnesota.
Star SignCancer.

Television host

QualificationGraduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Years active1996–present.
Height5 Feet 10 Inches / 178 Cm.
Weight67 Kg/ 147.71 Lbs.
Hair ColorBlonde.
Eye ColorBlue.
Body Measurement33-28-32  ( Inches).
Marital StatusMarried ( 1999).
HusbandJohn Brady.
ChildrenShe has a son named Riley David Brady.
Social Media



Net Worth$ 8 million ( INR 62.25 Cr).
Last UpdatedMay 2022.
Melissa Peterman @shelbyblackstock

Early Life

She was born in Edina, Minnesota on the 1st July 1971 as Melissa Margaret Peterman. Not so much is available on the internet about her parents, early life, and family background. But we know she graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a major in Theatre and started her acting career as one of the casts in Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding. After appearing in over six hundred performances, she wrote and performed at Brave New Workshop which boasts alumni in the persons of Al Franken, Pat Proft, Cedric Yarbrough, Louie Anderson, and Mo Collins. She then performed at the Big Stink Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas, as well as at the Chicago Improv Festival during her early days.

In 1996, Peterman made her movie debut in the Coen brothers’ award-winning black comedy movie Fargo. Between 2001 and 2006, she played Barbra Jean Booker-Hart in the sitcom Reba along with TV veteran Christopher Rich and country music icon. At that point in time, she also performed in the movie Recipe for Disaster with John Larroquette and Lesley Ann Warren. She then performed in an unreleased Independent film titled Cook-off and made appearances in a 2001 stoner film How High which started Redman. She then started hosting a comedy show for women at the Egyptian Theatre titled 15 Minutes of Fem and also appeared on Running with Scissors – a comedy show that aired on U.S cable network, Oxygen.

Melissa Peterman appeared as a guest-starred on several sitcoms including Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, Just Shoot Me! and The Pitts. Her other sitcom credits include American Dad!, Living With Abandon, Rita Rocks, Surviving Suburbia, Dusty Peacock, Working Class, and Baby Daddy, among many more. Along with acting, she soon started hosting shows, which included comedy shows on TV; some of these shows include Wanna Bet?, Sound of Music Sing-a-Long. Trading Spaces, Comedy Stage, Redneck Dreams, Bet On Your Baby,  The Singing Bee, Dancing Fools, etc. In 2010, she hosted the CMT Music Awards red carpet event.

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Did Melissa play on “Last Man Standing”?

She is a former Reba actress who has appeared as a guest on “Last Man Standing” & was loved by her viewers for her appearance her character named Cece strikes up a romance with Joe who was played by Jay Leno. Want to know about Melissa Peterman’s weight loss and her inspirational journey? She started her career with a small role in the 1996 crime film, Fargo since then she has been a part of over 30 TV programs and has become a popular name in American households. Melissa is an amazing actress and comedian but that’s not the only reason she makes the news. Her weight loss continues to be a talking point.  

Net worth

Her net worth is currently estimated at $ 8 million ( INR 62.25 Cr) as of 2022, which are earnings from her career as an actress, and comedian, and from her brand endorsements. She has appeared in commercials for Tyson Any’tizers, Amazon Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition, and Kia automobiles.

Personal Life

She has been married to actor John Brady since 1999 and together, they have a son whom they gave birth to in October 2005. Brady is popular for his performance in movies like Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie, Maneater, and Steps.

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Body Stats

The actress is a few inches shy of standing at 6 ft; she currently stands at 5 Feet 10 Inches / 178 Cm tall and weighs 67 Kg/ 147.71 Lbs. Her other body measurements are 33-28-32 inches (bust, waist, and hips). 

Where is Mellisa Peterman Now?

In 2010, she signed a contract with Big Machine Records to release her own comedy album; the project was however scrapped and she has since then moved on with her acting career as well as other projects. Between 2016 and 2017, she performed as herself on two cooking shows – Valerie’s Home Cooking and Worst Cooks in America. Both shows aired on the Food Network. In the same year, she acted as Brenda Sparks in some episodes of Young Sheldon – a comedy TV series that starred on CBS. She is also been involved with some charitable works; which include a non-profit organization named The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company, which helps youths that are at risk in the Los Angeles area.


Q. How much are Melissa Peterman’s height and weight?

Ans:- She stands  5 Feet 10 Inches / 178 Cm tall, and weighs 67 Kg/ 147.71 Lbs.

Q.  How old is Melissa Peterman?

Ans:- As of 2022, she is 51 years old.

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