|Celebrated Name:||Bebe Neuwirth|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Beatrice Neuwirth|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 December 1958|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Paul Dorman (m, 1984; div, 1991), Chris Calkins (m, 2009)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Bebe Neuwirth Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Actress, Dancer, and Singer.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2020|
Bebe Neuwirth is a popular American actress, dancer, and singer. She has been the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards for her performance in the TV series, “Cheers.” Her notable Broadway roles include “Chicago” (1996) and “Sweet Charity” (1986), both of which landed her a Tony Award. She has worked in the TV series “Madam Secretary” in the period between 2014 and 2017. Her notable film roles include, “Jumanji” (1995) and “Jumanji: The Next Level” (2019).
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Early Life & Biography
Bebe Neuwirth, whose birth name is Beatrice Neuwirth, was born on the 31st of December 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, the U.S. to parents, Lee Paul Neuwirth, and Sydney Anne Neuwirth. She was born in a family of Jewish descent, and her father used to work as a mathematician while her mother is a painter who also used to dance for the Princeton Regional Ballet Company.
Her older brother, Peter, is a mathematician, actuary, and graduate of Harvard University as well. She started taking ballet classes at five years of age and wanted to become a ballet dancer until her early teens when he realized how limited her technique was and how limited was the scope of ballet education was where she lived. At 15 years of age, she went to watch the musical “Pippin” in Manhattan, following which she changed her plans to become a Broadway musical dancer.
In 1976, she graduated from Princeton High School and went to attend d Juilliard in New York City and left after only a year, after not liking the creative environment and absence of Broadway-style dance training. The following year, she began attending singing and jazz classes at the YWCA (The World Young Women’s Christian Association). She has also studied acting for a couple of years under Suzanne Shepard.
Bebe Neuwirth married Paul Dorman in 1984, but they got divorced seven years later in 1991. She married Chris Calkins in 2009.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 31st of December 1958, Bebe Neuwirth is 61 years old as of today’s date 20th September 2020. Her height is 1.63 M tall, and her weight is 54 Kg.
In 1980, Bebe Neuwirth made her Broadway debut with “A Chorus Line.” She then worked in “Sweet Charity” (1986), which brought her a Tony Award win for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
In 1996, she worked in “Chicago” which brought her several honors, including the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Her other notable Broadway roles include, “Little Me” (1982), and “Damn Yankees” (1994). She has also performed in a cabaret show with popular pianist Scott Cady.
Coming to her Film and Television career, she began appearing in the TV series, “Cheers” in 1986. She had a recurring role in the show from the 4th to the 9th season but had a main role in the seasons 10 and 11. The show brought her Primetime Emmy Award wins in 1990 and 1991.
She has appeared in the show’s spin-off show, “Frasier,” as well. The 90s proved great for her film career as she worked in the films, “Green Card’ (1990), “Bugsy” (1991), and “Malice” (1993) and earned critical praise for her performances. Her first leading role came in the 1993 thriller comedy film, “The Paint Job.”
Her other notable film roles include “Jumanji,” “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”, and “Celebrity.” She has made appearances as herself in the TV shows, “Will and Grace,” “Celebrity Jeopardy!” and “Strangers with Candy.” She has worked on the TV shows, “Bored to Death” and “Madam Secretary.” She had a starring role in the 1996 made-for-TV pilot, “Dear Diary,” that went on to win an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Bebe Neuwirth:
- For her performance in the TV series, “Cheers,” she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1990 and 1991.
- She was the winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for “Sweet Charity” in 1986.
- She was the winner of the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for “Chicago” in 1997.
Net Worth & Salary of Bebe Neuwirth in 2020
As of September 2020, Bebe Neuwirth has gathered a net worth of $12 Million. She has gathered most of her earnings from her acting career. She has been a great Broadway actress, having earned Tony Awards for her performances in “Chicago” and “Sweet Charity.” She has worked in the TV series, “Cheers,” which has brought her Primetime Emmy Award wins in 1990 and 1991. Her notable film performances include “Jumanji,” “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”, and “Celebrity.”
Bebe Neuwirth has been a great actress, and her list of Awards and Achievements proves just how good she is. What often gets overlooked is the kind of heart she has. She has worked for and supported several non-profit charity organizations and has even contributed to a horse rescue group, Equine Advocate, and annual pet adoption event, Broadway Barks. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope she continues doing good for the society like she always has.