Lisa Whelchel Biography
is an American actress, singer, songwriter, author, and public speaker. She is known for her appearances as a Mouseketeer on The New Mickey Mouse Club and her nine-year role as the preppy and wealthy Blair Warner on The Facts of Life.
Lisa Whelchel Age
Whelchel was born on 29th May 1963, Littlefield, Texas, U.S.A.She is 56 years old as of 2019.
Lisa Whelchel Husband|Divorce
Whelchel is a married woman who tied the knots with her ex-husband Steven Cauble, is a former associate pastor at The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California.
Despite their long and loving marital relationship, the two divorced in 2012.
The actual reason behind their divorce is yet to be disclosed. Her current relationship status would be single but working on her relationship with her own life and be enjoying.
Lisa Whelchel Children
The couple has a son named Tucker Stephenson Cauble was born on 17th January 1990, her daughter named Haven Katherine Hill Cauble was born on 26th September 1991.
Whelchel’s daughter named Clancy Elizabeth Cauble (aka Clancy Cauble) was born on 12th November 1992.
Lisa Whelchel Net Worth
Whelchel has earned a considerable amount of money from her acting career. Her net worth according to Celebrity net worth is around $3 million.
Lisa Whelchel Movies
- The Double McGuffin
- The Magician of Lublin
- A Madea Christmas
Lisa Whelchel Books
The versatile personality has also written several books on motherhood, child discipline, and adult friendships.
- Taking Care of the Me in Mommy: Becoming a Better Mom – Spirit, Body & Soul
- So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling: Fifteen Families Show How You Can Do It
- The Adventure of Christmas: Helping Children Find Jesus in Our Holiday Traditions
- Friendship for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way
Lisa Whelchel Survivor
On August 20, 2012, Whelchel was announced as a contestant in Survivor: the Philippines as a member of the Tandang tribe. She joined retired Major League Baseball star Jeff Kent as one of the season’s two “celebrity” contestants. She elected to keep her true identity, as a former television star, a secret from the other contestants, many of whom were too young to have watched The Facts of Life during its original run and thus did not recognize her.
On November 14, 2012, Whelchel announced via her Twitter account that she was suffering from West Nile Virus and had been advised by her doctor that recovery would take approximately one year. She did not specify whether she had contracted the arbovirus while in the Philippines shooting Survivor.
On December 16, 2012, Whelchel made it to the Final Tribal Council, where fellow contestant and jury member Jonathan Penner revealed to the rest of the jury that she was a former child star. In the end, she received one jury vote from RC Saint-Amour and tying with returning contestant Michael Skupin for runner-up. She has also voted the Sprint Player of the Season, winning $100,000 by a margin of about .07 percent against Malcolm Freberg.
Lisa Whelchel Music Career
In 1984, Whelchel released a Christian pop album entitled All Because of You. The album reached No. 17 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian music charts. She was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Inspirational Performance and was recognized as the writer of the title song, “All Because of You”.
Among the songs featured on the album were “All Because of You”, “Just Obey”, “Cover Me Lord”, and “Good Girl”. She did not record a second album. While she was appearing on The Facts of Life, she made a cameo appearance in the music video for contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter Steve Taylor’s song “Meltdown (at Madame Tussaud’s)”. The song was the title track from the album Meltdown.
Lisa Whelchel Writing
Whelchel has written ten books on motherhood, child discipline, adult friendships, homeschooling, and finding Jesus through the development of holiday traditions. Additional topics from a spiritual point of view include prayer and wisdom. She is the bestselling author of So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling and The Facts of Life (and Other Lessons My Father Taught Me).
While Whelchel has been honored as a Gold Medallion nominee for her book on child discipline, entitled Creative Correction, she has received negative press and criticism by both Christian and non-Christian parenting groups for her views. In a 2005 interview with talk show host Drew Marshall, Whelchel spoke about her books on motherhood and shared her ideas on child discipline presented in the book.
Lisa Whelchel Facts Of Life
As a cast member of The Facts of Life, Whelchel once refused a storyline that would have made her character the first among the four main young women on the show to lose her virginity. Having become a Christian when she was ten years old, Whelchel refused because of her Christian convictions, and the storyline was rewritten for the character of “Natalie,” portrayed by Mindy Cohn. Whelchel appeared in every episode of the series except that one.
In 2001, Whelchel reprised her role as Blair Warner for the made-for-television movie, The Facts of Life Reunion.
On March 7, 2004, Whelchel was reunited with Charlotte Rae to perform The Facts of the Life theme song at the 2nd Annual TV Land Awards at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood. In spring 2006, she appeared with two of her Facts of Life co-stars on The Today Show to promote the show’s DVD releases of the first and second seasons, admitting to being “really bummed out” that Kim Fields was unable to attend.
On February 1, 2007, Whelchel was reunited with Kim Fields on WFAA-TV’s Good Morning Texas. Fields were in Dallas to promote her appearance in the production Issues: We’ve All Got ‘Em‘, when Whelchel was introduced as a surprise guest. On April 10, 2011, Whelchel and the cast of The Facts of Life, including Charlotte Rae, Nancy McKeon, Mindy Cohn, Kim Fields, Geri Jewell, and Cloris Leachman were honored with the Pop Culture Award at the 9th Annual TV Land Awards at the Javits Center in New York City.