|Celebrated Name:||Wendi McLendon-Covey|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Wendy McLendon|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 10, 1969|
|Birth Place:||Bellflower, California, USA|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Greg Covey (m. 1996)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Wendi McLendon-Covey Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Film Producer/Comedian/Screen Writer/Author/Film Actor/Stage Actor|
|Salary:||$1 million/year approx.|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Wendi McLendon-Covey is a comedian and actress from the United States. She is most renowned for her skills in comic and improvised parts. McLendon-Covey has played Beverly Goldberg, a family grandmother, on the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs since 2013, for which she received two Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
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Early Life & Biography
Born on October 10th, in the year 1969, Wendi was a native of Long Beach in California. She was reared as a Baptist by her parents, Carolyn and David Robert McLendon. She is a sister to Shelley McLendon. McLendon-Covey performed a variety of occupations after graduating from high school. In the year 2000, she graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in BA in Liberal Arts and Creative Writing.
After her graduation, she joined The Groundlings (to be precise, the year 2002), which was an improvisational comedy company in LA – she was a member up until 2009. Till 2012, McLendon was in an editorial position for the Academic Journal of Social Work at the California State University.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 10 October 1969, Wendi McLendon-Covey is 54 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. Her height is 1.72 m tall, and weight is 58 kg.
Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Wendi McLendon and Greg Covey have been married since 1996. We are unaware of any other partnerships she has had. Wendi, the lovely lady, enjoys Mughlai cuisine and Sufi music. She enjoys aquatic activities, particularly swimming. She has no children, but she has a fascinating profession.
Wendi was a classmate of comedians including Kaitlin Olson, Melissa McCarthy, and Kristen Wiig while she was a member of The Groundlings. She appeared in the film ‘The Bridesmaids,’ alongside Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig. When she was a member of The Groundlings, she didn’t have an agent and was unable to find any jobs – She was constantly auditioning for television and film roles.
She tried out for the part of Deputy Clementine Johnson in the comedy series ‘Reno 911!’ in 2003 and got the job. In 2006, when the third season of ‘Reno 911!’ ended, she was featured in the Lifetime comedy program Lovespring International. ‘Cook-Off!’ an amateur comedy film she produced, wrote, and acted in, was released in 2007. She appeared on the CBS comedy Rules of Engagement from 2010 to 2013.
Wendi was signed as the protagonist of Adam F. Goldberg’s ABC comedy series The Goldbergs in January 2013 – Critics praised her interpretation of the role. Wendi co-starred in ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’ opposite Sally Field in the year 2015. In the year 2017, she starred in a dramatic role as Carol Tschudy in ‘Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House’ as Mark Felt’s secretary.
She appeared in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, a horror-comedy released in 2018. In 2020, she continued to perform in serious parts, including Sylvie’s Love, in which she co-starred with Tessa Thompson. During the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown in April 2020, she co-hosted ‘Generation Ripe’ – a pop culture podcast – alongside fashion art director-producer DFernando Zaremba.
Awards & Achievements
- In 2007, she received the US Comedy Arts Festival for Best Comedy Performance in Film for the movie ‘Closing Escrow.’
- In 2007, she was awarded the US Comedy Arts Festival for Best Comedy Performance in Film for her role in ‘Cook-Off!’ – she was the co-writer too!
- For her role in ‘Bridesmaids’, she received the following awards
o The New York Critics Online Award for Best Ensemble Cast
o Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award from Best Ensemble Cast
o MTV Movie Award for Best Gut-Wrenching Performance
- Wendi was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in ‘The Goldbergs’ for the years 2014 and 2016.
Net Worth & Salary of Wendi McLendon-Covey in 2023
As of December 2023, Wendi McLendon-Covey is a $6 million net worth American comedian and actress. America’s favorite TV mom may not be on Forbes’ list of “Highest Paid Actresses,” but that’s okay. Wendi was paid between $30 to 40,000 dollars for every episode of ‘The Goldbergs.’ – But her co-star Jeff Garlin made twice as she did per episode. She, on average, earned $1 million per year.
The American actress had an acting career with varied roles. She had roles as bystanders, grandmothers, secretaries, or even had the role of the main protagonist. No matter what role she played, she was a favorite of the audience. Having no child of her own, she has whole-heartedly devoted her life to her acting career and has successfully made it big. We look forward to seeing her on-screen shortly too.