Melissa Joan Hart Net Worth

Melissa Joan Hart first rose to fame with Nickelodeon’s groundbreaking sitcom, “Clarissa Explains It All”. The show ran for five years and 65 episodes in the ’90s. She later went on to feature in the ABC television series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” which ran for 163 episodes from 1996 to 2003 and later gained popularity in syndication.

Melissa and Joey Lawrence appeared in the ABC Family series “Melissa and Joey,” which ran for four seasons from 2010 to 2015 and featured 104 episodes. Outside of these programs, Melissa has produced, directed, and acted in movies. She even runs her own production business, Heartbreak Films.

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Melissa Joan Hart Net Worth

According to MD Daily Record, Melissa Joan Hart has a net worth of over $15 million in 2022.

Overview Of Melissa Joan Hart

Early Life

On April 18, 1976, Melissa Joan Hart was born in Smithtown, New York. Her father, Wiliam Hart, was a carpenter, businessman, and shellfish supplier, who also worked at an oyster hatchery. Her mother, Paula Voje, was a producer and talent manager.

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Before relocating to New York City with her mother and siblings in the early 1990s, she spent her formative years in Sayville, New York, along with her four siblings, Elizabeth, Trisha, Brian, and Emily. Her mother wed the television executive Leslie Gilliams in 1994, and as a result, she has three half-sisters: Samantha, Alexandra, and MacKenzie.

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Hart made her professional acting debut in a television commercial for the Splashy bathtub doll when she was four years old. She continued to appear in ads frequently, and by the time she was five, she had already starred in 25 of them. She also made appearances on “The Equalizer,”  “Kane & Abel,” and “Another World,” among other early television programs (1986). 

She also acted in the 1986 TV movie “Christmas Snow,” which went on to win an Emmy, and in the 1989 Broadway production of “The Crucible,” which starred Martin Sheen, she filled in for Martin Sheen.

Hart’s breakthrough role was as the lead in the Nickelodeon comedy series “Clarissa Explains It All” in 1991. The program ran for four years and had great success during that time. Her performance in the series received accolades, and she was nominated for Youth Artist Awards four times in a row, winning three of them.

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After the show finished, Hart continued her schooling at New York University, but she eventually left and didn’t finish her degree after being offered the lead part in the 1996 television movie “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.”

In addition, Hart made her directing debut in 1999 when she handled an episode of the Disney Channel program “So Weird,” followed by a similar feat in 2001 with an episode of the Nickelodeon program “Tania,” and six other episodes of the program “Sabrina” within those same years.

After “Sabrina” finished in 2003, Hart’s first movie was “Mute,” a 15-minute short. She appears as Emily’s sister. She had appearances in several films and television productions, such as “Holiday in Handcuffs” (2007) and “My Fake Fiance” (2009). She also directed a music video for her husband Mark Wilkerson’s band, Course of Nature, in 2007.

She competed in the ninth season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2009 with professional partner Mark Ballas. 2010 saw the addition of Hart and Joey Lawrence to the cast of the ABC Family comedy “Melissa & Joey.”

She plays a woman who hires Lawrence’s character as a nanny to help with the children of her imprisoned sister. The show ran for four seasons before being canceled in August 2015. Since then, she has also contributed to “The Casagrandes,” an animated Nickelodeon comedy, and the Netflix series “No Good Nick” (2019).

Entrepreneurship And Endorsements

In May 2009, Hart launched her confectionery in Sherman Oaks, California, called SweetHarts. Her childhood dream, according to her, was to own a candy store. The store was nevertheless shut down in December 2011 as a result of a lawsuit brought by a former employee who claimed they were the victim of wrongful termination and racial discrimination. 

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Before permanently closing its doors in 2015, it eventually reopened under the same name but with different owners. As part of a project with the diaper companies Huggies and Pull-Ups, Hart produced a video diary in which she chronicled the process of potty-training her son Mason. 

Hart and her husband Wilkerson launched their own clothing business, King of Harts, in 2015.

Private Life

On a romantic adventure to Italy in 2003, Melissa Hart married her guitarist beau Mark Wilkerson. Their story of meeting at the Kentucky Derby and planning their joyous wedding was turned into an ABC Family miniseries called “Tying The Knot.”

Hart and her family of five are devout Presbyterians – they attend church every Sunday. Blessed with three sons, all born within six years (2006, 2008, and 2012), their home is always full of love and laughter!

She backed Mitt Romney in his 2012 presidential campaign because of his political views. She joined the Gary Johnson campaign in 2016 as the Connecticut chairperson. Johnson was running for president of the Libertarian Party.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Are Melissa Joan Hart And Britney Spears Close Friends?

Hart and Spears have enjoyed a solid friendship since they first met, proving that strong bonds are timeless.

How Much Money Did Melissa Joan Hart Make Per Melissa And Joey Episode?

$3,750 for each episode

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