Ali Wentworth Biography
Ali Wentworth is an American comedian, actress, book author, and producer who is best know for her roles in ‘In Living Color’, ‘Starz’, ‘Seinfeld’, and ‘Head Case.’ She has also starred in ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, for which she was a correspondent, and Nightcap, a TV series she created, wrote, and starred in. Wentworth also hosted the show “The Daily Shot with Ali Wentworth” on Yahoo.
Ali attended Dana Hall School for Girls in Wellesley, Massachusetts before joining Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York to study drama. Afterward, she graduated from New York University.
Ali Wentworth Age
How old is Ali Wentworth? Wentworth is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 12, 1965, in Washington, D.c., the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on January 12th every year.
Ali Wentworth Family
Ali is the daughter of Mabel Bryant Hobart and Eric Wentworth. Her birth name is Alexandra Wentworth. Ali’s mother was the social Secretary of Nancy Reagan’s White House from 1981 to 1983. On the other hand, her dad was a Washington Post reporter. She has a sister by the name Sissy Yates.
Moreover, Ali’s stepfather, Henry Brandon, was a correspondent for ‘The Sunday Times of London’ in Washington. Another notable family member was Ali’s maternal grandmother, Janet Elliott Wulsin, who was an explorer.
Ali Wentworth Husband
Ali is happily married to ABC’s chief anchor and political correspondent George Stephanopoulos. George co-anchors alongside Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan. The couple married on November 20, 2001, and have since been living happily together.
Wentworth and George met on a blind date in April 2001, later beginning their relationship. They then engaged in June 2001 and wedded at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on New York City’s Upper East Side on November 20, 2001.
Ali Wentworth Daughters | Children
Ali and George are proud parents of two daughters namely Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos born on September 9, 2002, and Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos born on June 2, 2005. The family resides in Manhattan, New York.
Ali Wentworth Career
Ali began her acting career in the 1992-1994 Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color, where she was known for impressions of Cher, Amy Fisher, Hillary Clinton, Princess Diana, Brooke Shields, Lisa Marie Presley, Sharon Stone, and other characters. She recurred as Candy Cane, a deranged kids’ show host who had had a string of bad relationships with her male coworkers, and the promiscuous teenage daughter of Grandpa Jack McGee (Jim Carrey) on The Dysfunctional Home Show.
Wentworth made correspondent appearances on The Tonight Show alongside Jay Leno and The Oprah Winfrey Show. “In 1995, in the unforgettable “Soup Nazi” episode of Seinfeld, Wentworth played Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend Sheila (“Schmoopie”). She also had a recurring role in the Warner Bros. (WB) series Felicity and also co-hosted the Living It Up! syndicated talk show in 2003, With Jack Ford with Ali & Jack.
On the Starz television network, Ali appeared in the comedy Head Case. She guest featured on the NBC show The Marriage Ref. In addition, she hosts Daily Shot, a short daily talk show segment on Yahoo! Shine. In 2016, Ali created and featured in Nightcap as the lead character Staci Cole, a series that lasted for two seasons.
Ali Wentworth Net Worth
Wentworth has an estimated net worth of 16 million, which she has earned primarily through her career as an actress, comedian, author, and producer.
Ali Wentworth Books
- 2018 – Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)
- 2015 – Happily Ali After: And Other Fairly True Tales
- 2012 – Ali in Wonderland: And Other Tall Tales
- 1997 – The WASP Cookbook
Ali Wentworth Film and TV Shows
- 2016–2017 – Nightcap as Staci Cole
- 2014 – Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Crackle.com) in season 5, episode 6 as a writer and producer
- 2012 – Daily Shot With Ali Wentworth as the host
- 2009 – It’s Complicated as Diane
- 2007-2009 – Head Case
- 2001 – Call Me Claus as Lucy
- 2000 – Meeting Daddy as Melanie Branson
- 1999 – Office Space as Anne
- 1999 – Felicity as Abby (2 episodes)
- 1997 – Trial and Error as Tiffany Whitfield
- ‘997 – The Real Blonde as Raina
- 1997 – The Love Bug as Alex Davis
- 1996 – Life Among the Cannibals as Suicidal Singer
- ‘996 – Big Packages as Susan
- 1996 – Jerry Maguire as Bobbi Fallon
- 1995 – Seinfeld as Sheila
- 1994 – Hardball as Lee Emory
- 1992–1994, 2001 – In Living Color (various roles)