Melissa Margaret Peterman is an American actress and comedian who is best remembered in the television comedy series Reba for her role as Barbra Jean. Moreover, Peterman has emerged as host of ABC’s Bet on Your Baby, ABC Family’s Dancing Fools, and CMT’s The Singing Bee and as Bonnie Wheeler in the ABC Family/Freeform series Baby Daddy. She caused her film debut in the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning movie, Fargo (1996) as “Hooker #2”. On television,

In addition, Melissa guest-starred on Just Shoot Me! (1997) and performed in the Oxygen sketch comedy show, Running with Scissors (2000). Similarly, Peterman is the holder of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnical background. She is now 45 years old. Her star sign is Cancer.  Her father and mother are unknown.

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Full Name  Melissa Margaret Peterman
Date of birth  July 1, 1971
Age  45
Nickname  Melissa
Marital Status  Married
Birthplace  Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Ethnicity   White
Religion   N/A
Profession   Actress, television host
Active Year  1996–present
Eye color  Blue
Hair color   Blonde
Build  Average
Nationality  American
 Father  N/A
 Mother  N/A
 Siblings  N/A
 Spouse  John Brady
 Height  5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
 Weight  67 kg or 148 lbs
Education   Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Online Presence Official Website,  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Net Worth  $ 6 million

Who is Melissa Peterman? Her Early Life and Education

Recalling her past life, the comedian puts her first step on the earth as Melissa Margaret Peterman on July 1, 1971, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Nothing is known about her parents, their occupation, her early childhood days and family history.

Melissa Peterman’s childhood picture, Source: Instagram

Her siblings are not known. Melissa took a graduation degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato with theater as major. Similarly, she was a comedy performer with Minnesota’s Brave New Workshop.

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Melissa Peterman’s Career

Melissa is an American comedian and actress who portrayed the dim-witted Barbara Jean on the television series Reba. In the production of Hey City Theater, Tony n Tina’s Wedding, Peterman began her career playing a part as Madeline Monroe. During that moment, she produced over 600 performances.

Melissa Peterman’s, Image Source: Instagram

After performing over 600 theatrical acts, Peterman went on to compose and play at the Brave New Workshop. In addition, she also performed with the Brave New Workshop at the Chicago Improv Festival and the Big Stink Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas. In the Oscar-winning film, Fargo, Peter produced her film debut as Hooker #2. Steve Buscemi, Francis McDormand, William H. Macy, Peter Stormare, and Allison Tolman were cast alongside her.

Who is Melissa Peterman Married to? Know her husband

Entering into her personal life, she is married. Similarly, Melissa started dating actor John Brady in 1997. After dating for about two years, they got married in June 1999 in an intimate wedding ceremony. Moreover, the duo has a baby boy named Riley David who was born Thursday, October 20, 2005, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.

Melissa Peterman twenty back to her wedding, Source: Instagram

The baby boy weighed in at 8 lbs. 5 oz. Melissa’s sexual orientation is straight. There is no news of their divorce issues. The couple is enjoying their married life and it seems they won’t break their relationship till longer. In 2001, Peterman was cast in Reba as Barbra Jean Booker-Hart, opposite country music singer Reba McEntire and TV veteran Christopher Rich. In its debut season, the show became the most-watched comedy on the WB.

Peterman returned to the film career with Lesley Ann Warren and John Larroquette in Recipe for Disaster. In the movie called How High and the unfinished independent movie, Cook-Off, she has also appeared. Peterman served as a host of Dancing Fools from ABC Family, Bet on Your Baby from ABC, and The Singing Bee from CMT. Moreover, she is presently playing Bonnie Wheeler on the sitcom Baby Daddy of ABC Family.

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Melissa Peterman’s Statistics

Moving to her physical appearance, she has blue eyes as her distinctive features. Similarly, Melissa stands at the height of 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm. Similarly, she has a weight of 67 kg or 148 lbs. Likewise, she has blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes. In the same way, Melissa has maintained her body to its optimum, however, the measurements of her body are unavailable at the moment.

Moreover, Melissa has starred in commercials for Tyson Any’tizers, Kia Automobiles (2002), and Amazon Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition. Visit her official website @ with Melissa on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

How much is Melissa Peterman’s Net Worth?

Melissa Peterman has earned a hefty amount throughout her career as an actress. Moreover, her net worth is $6 million as of 2019. Also, her net worth is aided by her career from several endorsements deals and commercials for Tyson Any’tizers, Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Kids Edition, and Kia automobiles.