Jill Whelan

Inside Biography

Jill Whelan, an American actress, radio host as well as a comedian, is well known for the television series The Love Boat as a Vicki Stubing, the daughter of Captain Stubing (lead character).

She started her television career with a recurring role on the TV show Friends in 1979. Whelan then appeared in numerous short films, feature films and TV shows including Looking For, Wrong Swipe and Divorce Court.  

Early life And Education Of Jill Whelan 

Jill Whelan was born Jill E. Whelan on September 29,1966, in Oakland, California, the U.S, under the birth sign Libra. She is the daughter of Father Charles Whelan and mother Carol Garrett. Whelan belongs to White American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.


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Whelan joined Smith School in Livermore California until 6th grade. During her childhood days, she was active in acting and enrolled at a summer acting camp which boosted her enthusiasm towards acting.

Jill Whelan's Career

Jill Whelan began her acting career at a very young age.  When she was only seven, Whelan appeared in several Commercial Ads. In the year 1977, she was cast in short-lived TV series Friends that time she was only eleven years. 

Whelan came into limelight when she appeared in the popular soap opera The Young and the Restless where she played with other stars including Barbara Crampton and Michael Damian. 

In the year 1980, Whelan appeared in the main Character in the television series The Love Boat as a Vicki Stubing, the daughter of lead character Captain Stubing.

On November 25, 2001, Whelan appeared on the television game show The Weakest Link host by Anne Robinson where she competed with other celebrities including Nell Carter, Mackenzie Phillips, Joan Van Ark and others. 

In the year 2008, October, Whelan made her first New York City cabaret appearance at The Metropolitan Room with her one-woman show Jill Whelan: An Evening in Dry Dock. 

Apart from her acting career, Whelan has also able to make fame as a radio talk show host.  

Jill Whelan's Net worth 

Jill Whelan earns lots of from her acting and host career. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million, by celebrity net worth. 

As per some online sources, the actress has a house in Pennsylvania brought in 2006 which cost is $660K and has 4 bedrooms. Moreover, she also has her own line of Jewelry, which started in June 2002. 

Jill Whelan's Personal life

Whelan married twice in her life. She first married Brad St. Johnson in the year 1993. The former couple has one child named son Harrison.

Whelan met him a short time after leaving Madison Square Garden and soon got married to him. After a three-year relationship, they divorced in 1996.

After a divorced with the first husband, Whelan remarried to Michael Chaykowsky in April 2004. They have one child named, Grant who was born in 2006. They first met at Madison Square Garden where she worked as an event producer.

In the media, there was a rumor that Whelan field for a divorced against Chaykowsky and has mentioned irreconcilable differences as the reason for divorce. They divorced in 2014. 

She has disclosed her a s set to be only $5,000 and has demanded the spousal support with full legal and physical custody. Whelan currently resides in  Los Angeles with her two sons. 


by ab-niranjan, 09 Apr, 2017

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