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Net Worth:
$10 Million
Jan 23, 1974 (50 years old)
Long Beach
5 ft 4 in (1.651 m)
Actor, Entrepreneur
United States of America
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Tiffani-Amber Thiessen is an American actress, director, and producer who has a net worth of $10 million. Thiessen, who is now credited primarily as Tiffani Thiessen, rose to fame as Kelly Kapowski on the hit NBC series "Saved by the Bell" (1989–1993), followed by "Saved by the Bell: The College Years" (1993–1994) and the TV movies "Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style" (1992) and "Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas" (1994). Tiffani also played Valerie Malone on "Beverly Hills, 90210" (1994–1998; 2000), Wilhelmina 'Billie' Chambers on "Fastlane" (2002–2003), and Elizabeth Burke on "White Collar" (2009–2014), and in 2020, she reprised her most famous role on Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" sequel series.

Thiessen has 45+ acting credits to her name, including the films "Son in Law" (1993), "The Ladies Man" (2000), "Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth" (2000), and "Hollywood Ending" (2002), and she has hosted the shows "Dinner at Tiffani's" (2015–2017) and "Deliciousness" (2020). Tiffani also directed and produced the 2005 short film "Just Pray" and also served as a producer on the 1996 television film "Buried Secrets" as well as "Dinner at Tiffani's" and the 2020 version of "Saved by the Bell."

Early Life

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California. Her mother, Robyn, was a homemaker, and her father, Frank, was a landscape architect and park designer. She has two brothers, Todd and Schyler, and she attended Cubberley Elementary, Marshall Junior High School, and Valley Professional High School. When Tiffani graduated in 1992, she was the valedictorian of her class.


Thiessen began competing in beauty pageants as a child, and in 1987, she was named Miss Junior America. In 1988, she graced the cover of "Teen" magazine after winning the publication's "Great Model Search." "Cover Girl" magazine named Tiffani "Model of the Year" in 1989, and that year, she was cast in the role that would change her life: Bayside High head cheerleader Kelly Kapowski on "Saved by the Bell." She appeared in 75 episodes over four seasons and later reprised her role in 18 episodes of "Saved by the Bell: The College Years." While starring on "Saved by the Bell," Thiessen guest-starred on "Charles in Charge" (1990), "Married… with Children" (1990), "The Hogan Family" (1990), "Step by Step" (1992), and "Blossom" (1992) and made her big screen debut in the 1993 Pauly Shore movie "Son in Law." In 1994, she began playing Valerie Malone on Fox's "Beverly Hills, 90210," appearing in 136 episodes of the popular series. Around this time, Tiffani also starred in the made-for-TV movies "The Stranger Beside Me" (1995), "She Fought Alone" (1995), and "Sweet Dreams" (1996).

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After "Beverly Hills, 90210," Thiessen guest-starred on "NewsRadio" (1999), "Cupid" (1999), "Two Guys and a Girl" (2000), and "Just Shoot Me!" (2001) and appeared in the films "Speedway Junky" (1999), "From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money" (1999), "Love Stinks" (1999), and "Ivans XTC" (2000). In 2000, she co-starred with Tim Meadows in the "Saturday Night Live" spin-off film "The Ladies Man" and appeared in the horror parody "Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth." That year, Tiffani also starred in her first music video, "You're a God" by Vertical Horizon," and she later appeared in Ben Lee's "American Television" (2008) video and Douglas Doug Douglason and the Hot Country Knights' "Pick Her Up" (2020) video. From 2002 to 2003, she starred on the Fox series "Fastlane," which ran for 22 episodes, and she formed the production company Tit 4 Tat Productions in 2003. Thiessen appeared in the Woody Allen film "Hollywood Ending" in 2002 and played Victoria Hill on NBC's "Good Morning, Miami" from 2003 to 2004. In 2007, she guest-starred on five episodes of ABC's "What About Brian," and she joined the cast of the USA Network's "White Collar" in 2009, appearing in 76 episodes. She lent her voice to Disney Junior's "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" from 2012 to 2016, and she starred as Lori Mendoza on the Netflix series "Alexa & Katie" from 2018 to 2020. In 2020, Tiffani began playing Kelly Kapowski Morris, now the First Lady of California, on Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" sequel series.

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Personal Life

Tiffani began a relationship with "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Brian Austin Green in 1992 after they were introduced by actor David Faustino. The couple moved in together in the summer of 1994, and they broke up in 1995. She later dated actor David Strickland, and they were in a relationship when he tragically died by suicide in 1999. Thiessen began dating actor Richard Ruccolo after meeting on the set of "Two Guys and a Girl" in 2000. They became engaged in October 2001 but split up in April 2003. On July 9, 2005, Tiffani wed actor Brady Smith, and they welcomed daughter Harper on June 15, 2010, and son Holt on July 1, 2015.

In 2001, she was the maid of honor at the wedding of "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-star Jennie Garth and "Fastlane" co-star Peter Facinelli.

In 2006, Tiffani became a member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's National Advisory Council, and she volunteered at Camp Rainbow Gold in Idaho, working with children who were suffering from cancer. In 2009, the Green Expo/Green Image Awards honored her with a CLCA Green Image Award for her support of the California Green Movement, and in 2013, she hosted a One Bag party for Earth Month to help Glad promote "clean, green living."

Award Nominations

"Saved by the Bell" earned Thiessen three Young Artist Award nominations: Best Young Actress Starring in an Off-Primetime or Cable Series (1992), Best Young Actress in an Off-Primetime Series (1993), and Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast (1990). She received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Actress – Drama/Action Adventure for "Fastlane" in 2003, and in 2005, "Just Pray" was nominated for Best Narrative Short at the Tribeca Film Festival and Best Live Action Over 15 Minutes at the Palm Springs International ShortFest.

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