Maitland Ward

Inside Biography

Maitland Ward is an American adult actress as well as a model who is best known for her appearance in the series, Boy Meets World as a Rachel McGuire and The Bold and Beautiful as Jessica Forrester. She is also certified Yogi.

Long Beach Born Maitland Ward Graduated From New York University

Maitland Ward was born On 3 February 1977, in Long Beach, California. Ashley Maitland Welkos is her birth name. She is of American nationality while her ethnicicty is mixed(German and English).

Regarding education, she completed her schooling from California State University and later on graduated in screenwriting from   New York University.


She has dreamed of being an actor but her parents don't let her do so. She joined acting when she was 16. She acted as "Jessica Forrester" when she was 16 on The Bold and the Beautiful(1987), where she continued for three years. Maitland Ward earned a Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress – TV Drama Series From there. she worked as a guest actor on Home Improvement.

She was made the star by her role on “Boy Meets World”.  She said that her red-colored hair really helped her to build her career. After experimenting with different hair colors she looks pretty on red. It changed the direction of her career completely. Maitland Ward got cast in ‘Boy Meets World’ and her short, sa s sy red hair helped land her the job. 

In 2007, Maitland Ward was accepted to New York University and studied theater. She lived in New York City for two years before she moved back to her native California. She continued to study screenwriting at UCLA. She is also trying to package a script she wrote. “It’s a whole new world for me, being involved with the production element of something, but I’m having a great time doing it. I love being in control of my own material.”

Who Is Maitland Ward Married To?

Maitland Ward's current sexy offerings are a long way from her tomboy style seen in Boy Meets World, in which she appeared between 1998 and 2000. After an on/off romance with Jack, her most famous on-screen alter-ego left to join the Peace Corps when the program came to a close.

Maitland Ward's first foray into the world of television came when she landed the part of Jessica Forrester on American soap, The Bold and the Beautiful. After being a regular face for two years, she went on to appear in USA High, Home Improvement as well as films White Chicks and Dish Dogs. Since her days in Boy Meets World, Maitland has gone on to marry real estate baron Terry Baxter, They were married since 2006 and she is living together with her husband Terry Baxter at her apartment in Los Angeles, California, United States.

To this date, the couple has not shared any kids also there is no sign of them becoming parents soon. Also, there is no bad rumors regarding thier relationship. 

Net worth

Maitland Ward became a star of Boy Meets World as Rachel McGuire, the love interest of both Eric and Jack beginning in Season 6. She had already had her start in TV as a recurring character on The Bold and the Beautiful from 1994-1996, but her acting career drastically slowed down following Boy Meets World. She has made headlines for her very provocative and revealing outfits, but hasn’t made too much money and only has a net worth of $100 thousand.

by ab-niranjan, 14 Dec, 2016

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