Curious about the American actress, Christine Taylor? Well, she is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable actresses who is popular for many of her roles in films and television, including the 1998 American romantic comedy film The Wedding Singer, the 2004 film Dodgeball, the comedy film titled The Brady Bunch (1995) which was followed by A Very Brady Sequel in 1996. Christine is also known for her role as Melody Hanson in Hey Dude, Gail in Search Party, and Sally Sitwell in Arrested Development.
Although she is a celebrity by the sheer reason of her works on the big screen, the actress is also popularly known as the wife of Ben Stiller, a big shot in America’s entertainment industry. Unlike his wife who is majorly an actress, Ben combines acting with comedy, writing, producing and directing.
Christine Taylor: Bio, Age
Named Christine Joan Taylor at birth, the beautiful actress is the daughter of Joan and Albert E. “Skip” Taylor III. She was born on the 30th of July, 1971, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. While her mother was a homemaker, her father was the owner of a security firm.
Christine has one brother with whom she was raised in the Catholic faith while growing up in Wescosville, Pennsylvania. She acquired her high school education at Allentown Central Catholic High School.
Starting off her acting career in 1989, Christine Taylor first acted as lifeguard Melody Hanson on the children’s TV series, Hey Dude, which aired on Nickelodeon. She played the role until 1991 and within the time, she also made a number of guest appearances on shows like Dallas, Saved by the Bell, and Life Goes On.
In 1992, she appeared in one episode of Blossom and followed it up in 1994 with the role of Terri in the film Night of the Demons 2. In 1995, she featured in an episode of Caroline in the City, two episodes of Ellen and also as Marilyn Hyde in the television film, Here Come the Munsters.
Also in 1995, the actress played the role of Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie and later in 1996, she reprised the role in A Very Brady Sequel. The same year, Christine Taylor landed a lead role in the series Party Girl, where she played the role of Laura Lizzie. The following year, she appeared in three television series- Murphy Brown, Friends and Seinfeld – portraying the characters of Taffy, Bonnie and Ellen respectively. Christine also played a role in the 1997 movie, Campfire Tales and in 1998, she stuck to film, appearing in Denial, The Wedding Singer, Overnight Delivery, and Heat Vision and Jack.
The next year, she featured in an episode each of Cupid and Spin City and also played the role of Deeann Emory in the film Kiss Toledo Goodbye. Later in 2005, she appeared as a guest star in two episodes of Arrested Development, portraying the character of Sally Sitwell and in 2006 as Alex Meyers in one episode of My Name Is Earl. Still in 2006, the actress also appeared in the movies Room 6 and Dedication.
Christine Taylor has remained active in the industry and has a host of films and television series to her credit. Some other of her works includes License To Wed (2007), The First Time (2012), Little Boxes (2016), Friendsgiving (2019), Burning Love (2012-2013), Search Party, Elementary, Odd Mom Out, and Insatiable.
Christine Taylor’s Net Worth
The actress has remained active in the entertainment industry ever since she started out in 1989. Within her acting career spanning several decades, Christine Taylor has garnered a net worth estimated to be $10 million. This amount is sure to increase in the coming years as the talented lady has shown no signs of slowing down or bowing out yet.
Marriage To Ben Stiller, Kids
Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller met in 1999 during the filming the pilot of Fox Broadcasting network’s sci-fi comedy, Heat Vision and Jack, which never went on air. While Ben Stiller worked as the director of the show, Christine acted as a Sheriff. The duo started dating not long after and in November 1999, they got engaged.
On the 13th of May 2000, Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller became husband and wife, following a wedding ceremony which took place in Hawaii, in an oceanfront located in Kauai. They have both worked together on a host of films and television series some of which are Zoolander, Zoolander 2, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Friends, and Arrested Development.
After living together as husband and wife for 17 years, Christine Taylor and her husband announced in a joint statement on May 26, 2017, that they had separated. However, a little over a year after the announcement, the duo were seen together looking happy in each other’s company after a late lunch in New York City on 30th of July 2018.
The couple has two children together, a daughter and son named Ella Olivia Stiller and Quinlin Dempsey Stiller respectively.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
The prolific actress stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 53 kg. She has a beautiful pair of blue eyes, blonde hair, wears shoe size – 7 (US), dress size – 6 (US), and bra size – 34B. Her other body measurements include bust – 34 inches, waist – 25 inches, and hips – 34 inches.