Lisa Whelchel is an American actress who rose to prominence because of her role as Mouseketeer on The New Mickey Mouse Club. Besides this, she has also played the role in Falling for Christmas, Hearts of ring, Skyward, and many more.

Additional to being an actress, Whelchel is also a songwriter and singer who has released an album titled All Because of you.

Let’s find out more interesting facts and features related to the life coach Whelchel.

Net Worth

Lisa Whelchel is estimated to have a net worth of $3 Million which she has accumulated from her professional career. Throughout her active professional life, she has been involved in many domains.

Her primary source of income is her acting career The Facts of Life, Falling for Christmas, Hearts of ring, and Skyward, are some of the movies and series in which she has appeared. She has 23 credits as an actress.

Furthermore, she also released a song album and has published several books which are sold in good volumes and money.

With all this fortune, Lisa is living a comfortable and lavish lifestyle with her family.

Relationship Status

The facts of life, actress Lisa Whelchel is currently living in a nuptial relationship with Pete Harris. She was married to him after their engagement in the year 2019. They go on dates very often and seem to be happy and comfortable in each other’s company.

Lisa Whelchel And Her Husband Dr. Pete Harris 1
Lisa Whelchel And Her Husband Dr. Pete Harris.
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Whelchel tied knots with the pastor of The Church on the way on the 9th of June, 1988. The couple had such a great marital life and shared three children together.

Besides this, Lisa is not known to have been involved romantically with any other person.

Lisa Whelchel’s Divorce

Lisa Whelchel was married to Steven Cauble who is a managing director for 24 years. The couple had always thought that they would be married forever. They were in a deep relationship for twenty years but the relationship started to go down in 2007 and they couldn’t be together as a married couple.

Lisa Whelchels former husband Steven Cauble
Lisa Whelchel’s former husband Steven Cauble.
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However, this does not mean that Lisa and Steven are on non-talking terms, they still talk, hangouts, and go to music. They are best friends who could not be together as a married couple.

The former couple has not disclosed the reasons for their separation yet. However, there was a rumor that their divorce might be related to something about Steven’s sexuality.

Lisa Whelchel Age And Early Life

Whelchel was introduced to the world in the year 1963 and celebrates her birth every year on the 29th of May. She was raised in Little field, Texas alongside her sibling and half-sibling. Her full name is Lisa Diane Whelchel.

She received her education at Liberty Christian School located in Argyle, Texas. She was in the class of 1980. Lisa wanted to be an actress from a very young age so she pursued her career in acting later. Besides this, not much information is revealed by the actress about her early life.

Blessed With Children

Lisa is the mother of three children whom she shares with her previous husband Steven. They are all grown up. Haven Waits, Clancy Orantes, and Tucker Cauble are the names of her offspring. Her first child, Tucker, recently got engaged, Haven, who is her second kid, is having a child of her own! And her youngest daughter Clancy just got hitched.

Lisa Whelchel with her former husband Steven Club and her children
Lisa Whelchel with her former husband Steven Cauble and her children.
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In regards to her kids entering the family business of acting, Lisa remarked,

I told all of my kids that they couldn’t even consider it until they were past the age where I had anything to say about it, and if they wanted my support, then they needed to acquire a college degree first.”

Clancy was so committed to acting that she completed a four-year degree in just two years so she could travel to California and start her career.

Family Background

Whelchel, the actress from the film Heart of Rings, was raised in a typical American family. She and her sibling were raised by Virginia and James Whelchel Sr., who put a lot of effort into it. Her father is an electrician, while her mother was a real estate agent.

When Lisa was 18 years old, her parents parted ways which caused her to be deprived of both parents’ presence and care. Her mother married Roy Coleman in 1983.

Sibling And Half-sibling

Lisa is not the only child of her parents, she has a younger brother with whom she grew up making fun memories together. Her brother is named after her father James Coddy Whelchel. He is the owner of the Cody landscape and is an expert in horticulture, plant breeding, and many more.

Likewise, she also has a half-sibling named Casey Justice Coleman who is not in the media, and information related to her half-sibling is not available as the actress has not talked about it much.

Lisa Whelchel Survivor

Whelchel became one of the notable contestants on the show survivor. She went to the game after her divorce when her mind was not stable. In the show, she had good coordination with Michael Skupin. However, she did not win the show for not being consistently loyal and her inability to think strategically over emotion.

Lisa Whelchel wins as Sprint Player of the Season on “Survivor: Philippines” (2012).

However, Lisa did win  Fan Favorite Award over Malcolm Freberg. After the game, she suffered from PTSD but was relieved after some time. According to Lisa, Although she loved the show, she does not want to participate again.

Was Sent To Fat Farm By The Producers More Than Once

While playing the role of Briar in the sitcom Facts of Life, Whelchel reported that she was sent to the fat farm more than once in order to lose weight. Also, the food on the set was changed from doughnuts ad cookies to carrots and celery.

After all the trouble producer received to send Whelchel to three fat farms, she still did not lose weight. Therefore, the producers let her be herself.

Turned Down The Role Of Rachel In Popular TV Show FRIENDS

Lisa rejected a very well-known part of the hit TV series Friends. Lisa reminisced on how she told her husband after reading the pilot, “This is the funniest script I have ever read and this is going to be a major smash,” after watching it.

Why Lisa Whelchel Turned Down Rachel Role on “Friends” | Where Are They Now | Oprah Winfrey Network.

But Lisa finally declined the position because she believed the story would have too much sex. Later, Jennifer Aniston agreed to play Rachel in the television program that received more than 60 Emmy nominations.

As A Singer

Whelchel also participates in songwriting and singing. She released a Christian pop song album called All Because Of You, which debuted at number 17 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Music chart.

She was also nominated for Grammy Award for Best Inspirational Performance for her album. However, she did not release another album.

Whelchel also briefly appeared in the music video Meltdown which was written by Steve Taylor.

Lisa Whelchel Books And Life Coaching

After returning from the Philippines and traveling to other countries she gathered spiritual knowledge and decided to become a life coach. Additionally, she obtained certification on Co-Active LifeCoach and was trained to use the Enneagram, and also received Level One Internal Family Systems credentials.

Lisa Whelchels book Friendship for Grown ups
Lisa Whelchel’s book Friendship for Grown-ups
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Lisa has displayed her writing skills and creativity as an author and has published many books now. Her books are sold in good volumes and have a nice ratings.

Some of her books are Creative creation, Friendship for grown-ups, Homeschooling, The adventure of Christmas, and so on. They are based on religion, motherhood, etc.

The Physical Appearance And Measurements Of Whelchel

Whelchel is a beautiful woman who has a well-proportioned body which of course is the result of her exercise and diet. She has naturally blonde hair with attractive hazel eyes. She has an hourglass figure.

Talking more about her physical measurements, Whelchel stands tall with a height of 5ft and 3 inches which is equivalent to 160 cm. She has maintained a weight of around 56 kg i.e 123 pounds. Her chest, waist, and hip size are 37-28-37 inches respectively.

Furthermore, in the heart of rings actress, Whelchel wears a shoe size 9 (US) and a dress size of 10 (US).

Social Media Presence

Lisa is a social person who loves to interact with her loved ones and dear ones. She has activated her accounts on major social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and uploads on them consistently.

She is available on Instagram with the username @lisawhelchel which has more than 98k followers. Lisa has displayed her lifestyle on her Instagram account. Additionally, Whelchel tweets on various topics under the username @lisawhelchel which has more than 53k followers. Her Facebook Account also has more than 200k followers.

This shows that Lisa is pretty popular on social media.

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