Danielle Christine Fishel was born on the 5th May 1981 in Mesa, Arizona USA of Maltese descent. She is an American actress, probably best known by her role in the TV sitcom “Boy Meets World” aired from 1993 to 2000. In addition to her acting career, she has also been recognized by her appearances on the big screen in such films as “Longshot” in 2001 and the animated film “The Chosen One” in 2007. She has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1992.
Have you ever wondered how rich Danielle Fishel is? According to sources, it is estimated that Danielle Fishel`s total net worth is $14 million, an amount earned through her successful career as an actress, however, Danielle has also been recognized as a TV personality, as she has hosted several TV shows, including the “Say What? Karaoke” aired on MTV and “The Dish”, which was aired on the Style Network.
Danielle Fishel Net Worth $14 Million
Danielle’s family moved to Yorba Linda, California, when she was still a toddler. Regarding her education, Danielle attended Calabasas High School and graduated in 1999. In addition, she enrolled California State University, Fullerton, in 2008 and graduated in 2013. However, her acting career began rather earlier, as she was cast in local theater in a production of “Peter Pan and Wizard of Oz” as a 10 year old girl. Following that, soon she was involved in voice- overs for commercials.
Danielle’s her breakout role was in the sitcom “Boy Meets World”, as Topanga Lawrence-Mathews. The successful sitcom, which was aired for seven years from 1993, propelled her into the world of acting, as she became part of the main cast of TV series and films following her first appearance. This particular role earned her nominations for two prestigious awards, Best Performance by a Young Actress and Best Supporting Young Actress, both in 1996. With the beginning of the 2000s, her involvement in the entertainment industry became bigger, as she appeared in films such as “Longshot” in 2001 and “National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze” in 2003, a film that had two sequels in which Danielle repeated her role. Furthermore, she appeared in the action film “Game Box 1.0” in 2004.
Since 2003, Danielle has been more dedicated to her career as a TV personality. Her first appearance as a host was in the MTV show “Say What? Karaoke”, and from 2008 to 2011, she was a host of the TV show “The Dish” aired on Style Network. Adding to her career and net worth, she has also been a host of the TV Fuse show “The Fuse 20”.
Her latest ventures in her acting career include the filming of “The Boiling Pot”, which is to be released by the end of the September 2015, and her involvement in the TV series “Girl Meets World”, where Danielle is again in the role of Topanga, as this series is a spin-off from the “Boy Meets World” series.
Adding to her fame and fortune, Danielle was on the cover of the magazine “Seventeen” in 1998, and in 1999, she was named as one of the “Hottest Stars Under 21” by Teen People magazine.
Regarding her personal life, she has been married to Tim Belusko since 2013. The couple met, while Danielle was a student of the California State University, Fullerton.
Claims that she and Ben Savage went on exactly one date, while filming Boy Meets World (1993) (1993-2000), and that, by the end of the date, they both decided that they would just stay friends.
Her father has English, German, Irish and Scottish ancestry. Her mother is of Maltese ancestry.
Mixed up dates for her wedding to interfere with friend and fellow Boy Meets World (1993) actor Rider Strong, they ended up getting married on the same weekend. Splitting up the cast. Half going to Rider's, half to Danielle's.
Currently living in Orange County, California [July 2006]
Celebrity spokesperson for Nutrisystem diet foods. [August 2007]
(October 19, 2013) Married her boyfriend of 4 years Tim Belusko following a 17-month-long engagement.
Revealed in an interview with a L.A. radio station that a former boyfriend, who was an actor and whom she dated almost 10 years prior, physically abused her (2008).
Originally cast as a guest star on the pilot of Boy Meets World (1993). The actress who was cast as Topanga Lawrence was not working out. She and another girl were asked to read on the spot. Danielle won the role.
Auditioned for the role of Kim in the adventure film Flipper (1996), but was turned down.
(December 20, 2007) Arrested in Newport Beach, California on a drunken driving warrant and released from jail shortly after her arrest.
Lost 27 pounds on the Nutrisystem diet. After she revealed this on television, Nutrisystem contracted her to be a spokesperson for their company.
Since becoming a Boy Meets World (1993) regular, she has had her own website, magazine column, calendar, poster, and in-line skating video ("Grinders in Line", which she made with BMW co-star Rider Strong).
Attended high school (Calabasas High School) prom with Lance Bass.
Her father, Rick, is a medical equipment sales executive. Her mother, Jennifer, manages Danielle's career.
Has a younger brother: Christopher Fishel.
Was chosen as one of Teen People magazine's 21 of the hottest stars under 21.