Amy Yasbeck Bio, Age, Husband, John Ritter, The Mask, Daughters, Movies, Net Worth, TV Shows

Amy Yasbeck
Amy Yasbeck

Amy Yasbeck Biography

Amy Yasbeck is an American actress known for her role as Casy Chappel on Wings from 1994 to 1997 and The Mask (1994). She is also widely recognized as the wife of the late American actor John Ritter who died in 2003. Amy even gained more popularity by playing the role of a mermaid named madison in a 1998 film called Splash, Too. She has also played supporting roles in films like Pretty Woman, Problem Child, Denial Claudia and The Odd Couple II.

Yasbeck was born and raised in a Cincinnati suburb located in Blue Ash, Ohio, USA. She grew up as a very jovial and silent girl who adored her parents so much. Amy even participated in various talent shows as she was passionate about acting from a young age. She finished her high school studies at Ursuline Academy having been transferred from Summit Country Day School. From there, Amy joined the theater program at the University of Detroit. However, she did not graduate because of the death of her father and her mother.

After grieving the death of her parents, Amy moved to New York City to become an actress. She made her first acting debut by appearing in a 1985 CBS TV show called Rockhopper. Yasbek then landed guest roles in famous TV shows like Dallas, Spies Werewolf, JJ Starbuck, and Magnium. These particular roles landed her prominence and fame in Hollywood. Amy’s most recent roles are in films and TV shows like Workhalics (2015) and Pretty Little Liras (2016). She is also set to appear in upcoming films that are scheduled to be released in 2023 & 2024.

Amy Yasbeck Age

How old is Amy Yasbeck? Yasbeck is 61 years old as of 2023. She was born Amy Marie Yasbeck on September 12, 1962, in Blue Ash, Ohio, United States. In addition, Amy celebrates her birthday on September 12th every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Virgo.

Amy Yasbeck Height

How tall is Amy Yasbeck? Yasbeck stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m). She also weighs around 54 kilograms (120 lbs). Additionally, Amy’s hair color is red and her eye color is blue.

Amy Yasbeck Family

Yasbeck was born as the daughter of her wonderful parents Dorothy Louise Mary (mother) and John Anthony Yasbeck. Amy’s father worked as a butcher as well as a successful grocery store owner while her mother was a homemaker.

Amy’s dad was of Lebanese descent while her mother was Irish. Unfortunately, Amy’s father died of a heart attack when she was still in college. Her mother also died of Emphysema just a few years after her dad’s death.

Amy Yasbeck Husband | John Ritter

Amy is the well-known widow of celebrated actor John Ritter. The two met for the first time at a popular film director’s house while both of them were preparing to star in the 1990 movie called Problem child movie. Amy and John then dated for a while until they got their first child in 1998. Eventually, they tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was held back in 1999 a the Murphy Theatre in Wilmington, Ohio.

John died in early 2003 after he collapsed and fell into a coma while he was rehearsing for a movie. He passed away at exactly 10:48 pm on September 11, 2003, after doctors discovered he had an undiagnosed congenital heart defect that caused his aortic dissection. Amy even appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live to discuss Ritter’s heart condition. She also revealed the reason why she filed a wrongful death suit against the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Amy Yasbeck Daughter

Yasbek is the mother of one daughter named Noah Ritter with her late husband, John Ritter. Noah was born on September 11, 1998, in New York. As of 2022, Amy is 24 years old.

Amy Yasbeck The Mask

The Mask is a 1994 movie about a bank employee who turns into a maniacal green-skinned superhero after wearing a magical wooden mask. This particular mask is a rare artifact that was created by the God of Mischief called Loki. The movie was adapted from a book of the same name. Amy plays the role of Peggy Brandt alongside Cameron Diaz and Jim Carrey.

Amy Yasbeck Net Worth

Yasbeck has an estimated net worth of around $16 Million USD. Her main source of income is her career as a Box Office and Hollywood actress.

Amy Yasbeck Movies

  • 1987 House II: The Second Story
  • 1990 Pretty Woman
  • 1991 Problem Child 2
  • 1992 The Nutt House
  • 1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • 1994 The Mask
  • 1995 Home for the Holidays
  • 1998 Denial Claudia
  • 2012 Little Women, Big Cars

Amy Yasbeck TV Shows

  • 1990, 1993 Matlock Model
  • 1991 Murder, She Wrote
  • 1992 Get a Life
  • 1993 Street Justice
  • 1994 Diagnosis: Murder
  • 1994–1997 Wings
  • 1995 Platypus Man
  • 1996 Bloodhounds II
  • 1997–1998 Alright Already
  • 1998 Dead Husbands
  • 1999 It’s Like, You Know…
  • 2002 House Blend
  • 2003 Just Shoot Me!
  • 2005 Life on a Stick
  • 2006 That’s So Raven
  • 2007 Shorty McShorts’
  • 2010 Hot in Cleveland
  • 2013 Bones Diana Malkin
  • Modern Family Lorraine
  • 2015 Workaholics
  • 2016 Pretty Little Liars