Caroline Rhea is a prominent comedian from Canada who has established herself in the entertainment industry as she has equally done some works as an actress. Rhea has performed many comic specials including Give Me My Remote, a one-hour comic show for Showtime Television Network and Rhea’s Anatomy for Bravo Network. She also performed alongside various comic artists such as Dave Attell and Chris Rock during the early stages of her career.
Rhea has also featured in many television series including Sabrina the Teenage Witch for which she became popular for her role as Hilda in the American sitcom. She has also made appearances as a regular in television panel game show, Match Game and equally appeared together with Whoopi Goldberg in another American game show, Hollywood Squares. Serving as the host of her self-titled show, The Caroline Rhea Show, the skilled actress has also hosted other shows such as the reality TV series, The Biggest Loser and the live stage version of the television game show, Family Feud. To discover more facts about the bio, career, earnings and romantic life of the notable actress, read on.
Caroline Rhea’s Biography
The dextrous comedian was born into the family of David, a medical practitioner and Margery Rhea, on 13th April 1964 in Westmount, Quebec, Canada. She has two siblings, Celia and Cynthia. For her academic records, she graduated from an all-girls private school, The Study in Quebec. She went to two different universities; University of Arizona and Dalhousie University.
Rhea started pursuing a career in comedy in 1986 when she gained a residency in New York. There, she performed at outlets such as The Comic Strip alongside comic artists like Marc Maron, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, and others. She also displayed her unique humorous qualities at Catch a Rising Star, Rick Newman’s comedy club, during that time. Her first comic videos include Caroline’s Comedy Hour, MTV’s Half-Hour Comedy and Comic Strip Live, which were filmed during her appearances on those comedic shows. She further bagged one-hour comedy Specials for various Television Networks like Showtime, HBO and Bravo, titled Give Me My Remote, One Night Stand, and Rhea’s Anatomy respectively.
Movies And TV Shows
Caroline Rhea relocated to Los Angeles where she put her acting career to a start after achieving a somewhat successful career in comedy. She made her first appearance in a TV series in the sitcom, Pride & Joy that was aired on NBC in 1995. She rose to the mainstream in the following year when she brilliantly enacted the character of Hilda Spellman in the American sitcom, Sabrina the Teenage Witch. She then played a recurring role in the series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
Furthermore, Rhea was cast to play the role of Candi, Jamie Lee Curtis’ friend in the 2010 Christmas Comedy movie, Christmas with the Kranks. She also appeared as Gloria in the movie, The Perfect Man, written by Gina Wendkos and directed by Mark Rosman. In 2019, Caroline Rhea was cast in a lead role as Judy in the comedy TV series, Sydney to the Max that premiered on Disney Channel on January 25, 2019.
She has gone on to depict her exceptional acting talent in other movies and television series such as Man on the Moon, Ready to Rumble, Love N’ Dancing, A Very Sordid Wedding, Sordid Lives: The Series, Manhattan Love Story, Baby Daddy. Rhea equally lent her voice in Phineas and Ferb, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, among others.
In addition, Caroline Rhea has served as the host of many TV shows which included Fools for Love, Cake Walk: Wedding Cake Edition and the video clip show, Caroline & Friends. She has also appeared on two episodes of The Drew Carey Show, as well as competing in Celebrity Poker Showdown aired on Bravo TV Network and Game Show Network’s World Series of Blackjack. As a philanthropist, Rhea participated in a special edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2001 and claimed the whopping sum of $125,000 which she donated for charity works.
Who is Caroline Rhea’s Husband?
At the moment, the highly skilled comedian is believed to be single as she is yet to make it down the aisle. Nevertheless, she had been romantically involved with the well-known comic artist, Costaki Econopoulos. The pair welcomed a daughter, Ava Rhea Econopoulos in 2008.
What is Her Net Worth?
The gorgeous actress who has also established herself in comedy has gathered impressive earnings from her illustrious career fields, as her net worth is estimated at $4 million as of 2019.