Many actors and actresses are highly respected in the entertainment industry, and Danielle Fishel – an actress, a popular television personality, a writer, and a director – is one such celebrity. Her name has remained indelible in the hearts of her fans, especially those who have seen the television series Boy Meets World.
Danielle has had several appearances in various movies and TV series, including Girl, Meets World – an offshoot of Boy Meet World, National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze, and its sequel – Dorm Daze 2, and Gamebox 1.0.
As a television personality, Danielle Fishelle has hosted several shows, including The Dish on Style Network, Say What? karaoke, The Fuse 20, and Last Night on TV, among others.
Danielle Christine Fishel was born on May 5, 1981, in Mesa, Arizona, the daughter of Rick Fishel, former president of Masimo Corporation, and Jennifer Fishel, Danielle’s manager. She also has a younger brother known as Christopher Fishel.
The aspiring actress has always shown an interest in acting and entertainment and has always participated in programs related to entertainment, and eventually began her career in the entertainment industry at the age of 10 with advertising appearances.
Danielle attended Calabasas High School, which she graduated from in 1999. After graduating high school, she went to California State University, where she earned a BA in Psychology in 2013.
Danielle Fishel has accumulated a considerable amount as her net assets. The entertainer’s current assets amount to $8 million, derived primarily from her salaries in the entertainment industry. Considering that she has been in the industry since 1992, this is an amount that is well deserved.
Other Facts You Need to Know About Danielle Fishel
Her career in the entertainment industry began at the tender age of 10 with several TV commercials and some guest appearances on TV shows. She was the first cast as Jennifer in Full House in 1992, but she came into the spotlight on the popular ABC show Boy Meets World, where she played the character of Topanga Lawrence. Throughout her career, she has appeared in several films and television shows, gaining considerable fame and recognition.
In 2014 she resumed her role as Topanga Lawrence in Girl Meets World. During her time with the show, Danielle Fishel directed several episodes and even wrote one of them, which shows that her talent goes beyond acting.
2. Drunk Driving Incident
Like many celebrities before her, Danielle Fishel was arrested for drunken driving. She was arrested on December 20, 2007, although she was released shortly after. Since then, there have been no further reports of Danielle Fishel on the wrong side of the law.
3. Social Media Profile
Danielle Fishel is very active in social media, with her fan base on both Instagram and Twitter growing daily. Currently, she boasts over 614,000 followers on her Instagram account, while her Twitter account has 350,000 followers.
4. Relationship Status
Danielle was married to her fellow student from California State University – Tim Belusko. They were married on October 19, 2013, and unfortunately, their relationship ended in March 2016 with a divorce.
Before her marriage, Danielle Fishel had a romantic relationship with Lance Bass, who was a former band member – NSYNC, with whom the two met in 1999, but quit in 2000, whereupon Lance Bass was publicly acknowledged as gay.
Between 2000 and 2001 she briefly dated Devon Sawa, a popular Canadian actor known for his roles in Final Destination and Nikita. On July 4, 2017, Jenson Karp, an American podcaster and writer, announced that he was in a relationship with Danielle. The duo was officially engaged on March 22, 2018.
5. Body Stats
The actress and television personality have a recorded height of 5 feet 1 inch and a corresponding body weight of 57 kg. Her general body measurements are 39-26-38 inches for chest, waist, and hips.
She wears a bra size 36D, a shoe size 7 US, and a dress size 8 US. Danielle became a spokesperson for Nutrisystem after revealing that she successfully lost 27 pounds with the Nutrisystem diet.