Meet Melissa Joan Hart, who is an American actress, producer, and director. She is well known for her roles in TV shows like Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Melissa & Joey, and No Good Nick.
She has also acted in movies such as Drive Me Crazy, Nine Dead, and God’s Not Dead 2. In October 2021, she won $1 million for her charity, Youth Villages, on the TV show Celebrity Wheel of Fortune.
This made her the first celebrity to win the top prize and the fourth person overall to win $1 million on the show. Let’s check out her full biography and Wikipedia biodata below.
Melissa Joan Hart Biography
Melissa Joan Hart was born on April 18, 1976, in Smithtown, New York. She went to Sayville High School and is now an actress, producer, and director. She has been working in the entertainment industry since 1985. Melissa is married to Mark Wilkerson since 2003, and they have three children. Her mother is Paula Hart, and she has a sister named Emily Hart.
Age | Date of Birth
Melissa Joan Hart was born in Smithtown, New York, United States, on April 18, 1976 . As of March 31, 2023, she will be 46 years old .
Nationality | Ethnicity
Melissa Joan Hart was born and raised in the United States.  She is Irish, German, a quarter Slovenian, an eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, and maybe even more. 
Melissa Joan Hart went to Sayville Middle School until the eighth grade, when she dropped out to focus on her acting career. 
It is thought that Melissa Joan Hart has a net worth of about $13 million USD.  She is an American actress, producer, director, writer, singer, and businesswoman who has made a lot of money through her work in the media industry. 
Family Background | Parents
Melissa Joan Hart was born in Smithtown, New York, to Paula and William Hart. She has four younger siblings, Trisha, Elizabeth, Brian, and Emily, who are also in acting. Melissa’s parents divorced when she was young, and she moved to New York City with her mother and siblings.
Her mother later remarried Leslie Gilliams, a TV executive. Melissa has three half-sisters named Alexandra, Samantha, and Mackenzie.
Melissa was named after the Allman Brothers song “Melissa,” and her middle name, Joan, came from her grandmother. She chose Catherine as her confirmation name in eighth grade but doesn’t use it professionally.
Melissa Joan Hart started acting in television commercials when she was only four years old. She made 25 commercials before turning five. She also acted in some television shows such as Kane & Abel, The Equalizer, and Christmas Snow.
In 1991, Hart was given the lead role in Clarissa Explains It All, a television show for teens, which was popular for four years. She then filmed a pilot episode for a spin-off show, Clarissa, which was not successful.
After her first show, Hart went to New York University but later left to act in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, a TV movie that later became a popular television series. She continued to act in several television shows and movies, and also directed a few episodes of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
She also directed her own short film called Mute. In 2007, Hart appeared as a guest star in the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Melissa Joan Hart is an actress who starred in the movie God’s Not Dead 2 in 2016.
In 2018, she appeared in the Netflix show No Good Nick and also directed episodes of The Goldbergs and Young Sheldon. She recently returned to Nickelodeon to join the voice cast of The Casagrandes.
In 2022, she starred in a Lifetime movie called Dirty Little Secret, which was based on a true story and a book called Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omolulu.
In 2009, Hart opened a candy store called SweetHarts in California, which was her childhood dream. Unfortunately, the store closed in 2011 due to a lawsuit filed by a former employee alleging wrongful termination, racial discrimination, and other issues.
However, the case was dismissed, and the store was reopened with new owners before eventually closing in 2015. In 2015, Hart and her husband started their fashion line, King of Harts.
Husband | Children | Marriage
In 2003, Hart got married to musician Mark Wilkerson. They have three sons, and the couple lived in Westport, Connecticut, until 2019 when they moved to Lake Tahoe and then in 2020 to Nashville.
Hart and Wilkerson attend church every Sunday and pray every night and before every meal. In March 2023, Hart was near The Covenant School in Nashville during a mass shooting and helped escort some of the fleeing children to safety.
Hart has expressed her political beliefs and has endorsed Republican and Libertarian Party candidates in the past. She supported increased gun control and marched in a Moms Demand Action demonstration in Brooklyn in May 2016.