Danica McKellar
Danica McKellar
Celebrated Name: Danica McKellar
Real Name/Full Name: Danica Mae McKellar
Gender: Female
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 3 January 1975
Birth Place: La Jolla, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.63 m
Weight: 56 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Scott Sveslosky (m. 2014), Mike Verta (m. 2009–2013)
Children: Yes (Draco Verta)
Profession: American actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Famous American actress Danica McKellar is also known for her skills as an education advocate and mathematics writer. The actress who played an amazing role in the TV series The Wonder Years.

Maybe you know about Danica McKellar very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Danica McKellar’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Danica was born on 3rd January 1975 in La Jolla, California, but was brought up in New York from the age of 7. Her father’s name was Christopher, and he was a real estate developer. Her mother, Mahalia, was a homemaker. Danica has a sister too whose name is Crystal, and she is an actor too. From a very young age, Danica started to take acting classes from Diane Hill Hardin Young Actors Space.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 3 January 1975, Danica McKellar is 49 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 1.63 m tall, and her weight is 56 kg.


Danica got her big break when she was cast for a popular TV series The Wonder Years on ABC television. At that time, she was only 13 years old. Her sister, Crystal, was seen in the series too. The series ran for five long years and was a big milestone in Danica’s acting career, and she earned a lot of awards for the show.

Danica loved math a lot, and while her acting career was going strong, she joined the University of California, Los Angeles, for majoring in math. She, along with her professor Lincoln Chayes and a fellow student named Brandy Winn, invented a mathematical proof named the Charles-McKellar-Winn theorem. In the year 1998, she completed her graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics.

After completing her graduation, she is back to acting and did a lot of TV shows at that time like Babylon 5, NCIS, Sirens, The Big Bang Theory, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, and How I Met Your Mother. She competed on Dancing With The Stars in the year 2014. Later she did shows like Impractical Jokers, and King of the Nerds.

She again followed her other passion math and did the Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. After that, she is involved in math-related researches and still doing that along with acting.

Awards & Achievements

On World News with Charles Gibson, McKeller was named the Person of the Week on 10th August 2007. The highlight of the segment was in her book Math Doesn’t Suck. She got the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award in January of 2014. Her books increased the interest in Mathematics in many students.

Net Worth & Salary of Danica McKellar in 2024

Danica McKellar Net Worth
Danica McKellar Net Worth

Danica earned a lot in her career. Most of the wealth which she earned is from her acting projects. Other than that, she earned a lot of money from the sales of her books. She is still working in a lot of small movies and TV shows. Right now, the estimated net worth of Danica is around $4 million as of July 2024.

Danica married Mike Verta, a visual effect artist, and composer. Due to their differences, she filed a divorce in 2012. They share the custody of their son jointly named Draco. Danica married for the second time in 2014 with Scott Sveslosky, a lawyer.

She is a mother and is always busy with her acting and math-related projects. Apart from that, she likes to Dance and does yoga in her spare time.


  1. Has anyone done a DNA test on Danica. Looks like she could have genetic material from India.
    I believe she has Portugese ancestry as do I. Due to the Portuguese worldwide empire one could
    have some Indian genes.


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