Crystal Bernard Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Nov, 2018
Facts of Crystal Bernard
Date of Birth: 1961 , October-30
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Crystal Bernard
Birth Name Crystal Lynn Bernard
Father Jerry Wayne Bernard
Mother Gaylon Fussell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Garland, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer-songwriter
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Light-Brown
Hair Color Light-Brown
Body Measurements 34-25-34
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for Singer-songwriter, actress
Married Not Yet
Education Spring High School
Awards N/A
Movies Slumber Party Massacre II 1987
TV Show Wings 1990 1997
Siblings Robyn Bernard, Angelique Bernard, Scarlett Bernard
Albums The Girl Next Door, Don't Touch Me There
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Crystal Bernard, an actress and musician, is best known for her role in the 1990s' sitcom Wings. She has appeared in numerous films and TV series. Bernard began her career as a television star as well as a stage actor in early 1990. Her several movies were released on Hallmark Channel.

Her last movie Grave Misconduct came out in 2008, but her fans still remembered for her appearance in Hollywood movies and series. Bernard also released several singles and two albums. She also recorded few gospel songs on her father’s project.

Early Life And Education Of Crystal Bernard

Crystal Lynn Bernard, an American singer, songwriter, and actress, was born on September 30, 1961, in Garland, Texas. She is notable for her role as Helen Chappel Hackett in the NBC comedy Wings, which ran for seven years.

She is best known for her work in television series, Bernard has also appeared in several movies and has pursued a career in music as well.

As a kid, Bernard was raised in a Southern Baptist home. She was born to Gaylon Fussell and Dr. Jerry Wayne Bernard, who was involved in televangelism and traveled across the United States preaching and singing. At an early age, she used to entertain and sing gospel songs with her elder sister Robyn, who is also an actress. Bernard also has two younger sisters, Angelique and Scarlett Bernard.

Bernard attended Spring High School in Spring, Texas for her education. After graduation, she joined Baylor University, where she studied acting and international relations.

During her time in college, she briefly dated Richard Wayne Kennedy. Bernard also studied acting at Alley Theatre while growing up in Houston, Texas.

Crystal Bernard's Career

Bernard first made an appearance on television in an episode called “Hot Muffins” as Kelly in Gimme a Break! in 1982. In the same year, she appeared in the tenth season of the sitcom Happy Days, playing 'K.C. Cunningham' in 16 episodes.

CAPTION: Young Crystal Bernard SOURCE: Articlebio

She then made various guest appearances on several other shows, before joining the cast of the resurrected, syndicated version of the sitcom It’s a Living, where she played the role of waitress Amy Tompkins.

In 1990, she portrayed Helen Chappel Hackett in the NBC sitcom Wings for the show's entire seven-year duration. In 2003, she also made a guest appearance on the sitcom According to Jim.  

Film Career

Besides her significant roles in television, Bernard has also played in several films. In 1982, she appeared in the movie Young Doctors in Love as Julie. Then, she appeared in Slumber Party Massacre II, Gideon, Jackpot and Welcome to Paradise.

Since the end of Wings, she has also appeared in three stage productions: a Los Angeles production of Crimes of the Heart in 1999, a Marquis Theatre revival of Annie Get Your Gun in 2001 and the West Coast premiere of Barbra's Wedding at Falcon Theatre in Burbank, California in 2005.

Music Career

In addition to acting, Bernard has also pursued a music career as a singer/songwriter. She released two albums: Girl Next Door in 1996 and Don't Touch Me There in 1999, both under the River North Label.

In 1996, she also sang "(I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight" (with Peter Cetera)". She has released three music videos to date: "Have We Forgotten What Love Is" in 1996, "State of Mind" in 1997 and "Hey" in 1999, all three of which were directed by Steven R. Monroe. 

Crystal Bernard's Net Worth, Body Measurements

Crystal Bernard’s net worth is $5 million, according to The Celebrity Net worth. She earns a hefty amount of money from her multi-professional career. She has earned a good amount of money from her films, TV series and musical career.

She has an actor as well as a singer-songwriter. Her albums include The Girl Next Door (1996) and Don't Touch Me There (1999).

She has appeared in the movies and TV shows including Grave Misconduct, Meet the Santas, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus, According to Jim, As Good as Dead, Miracle Child, Paradise, MYy Two Dads, It's a Living, Welcome to Paradise, Jackpot, Gideon, and Slumber Party Massacre II.

Bernard lives in a lavish home in Glendale, California. Bernard has also supported in several charitable issues. 

Crystal Bernard's Personal Life, Married, Husband

Crystal Bernard is an unmarried woman. She is not dating anyone (publicly) these days. During her early days, she was romantically linked to a number of fellow celebrities including Grammy-winning producer and musician Michael Shipley. Bernard was in a longtime relationship with film producer, Tony Thomas. 

CAPTION: Actor/Musician Crystal Bernard SOURCE: YouTube

She also dated conservative political commentator Rush Limbaugh in the late 1990s. The duo later broke up as a result of busy work schedules. Rush later married Kathryn Adams in 2010. 

She dated her A Face To Kill For co-star Billy Dean in 2004. But, they did not take their relationship for a long time and separated in 2005.  

These days, Fans have speculated that she has secretly married Peter Cetera for several years. The duo first met each other back in 1995 when working together for a musical project.

Some sources also claim that they were in a romantic relationship for few years in 1995. But, this is only a fan’s theory and we are not sure that if the couple tied their knot or not. Bernard does not have a child with anyone of her boyfriends.