Net Worth: $6 Million
- Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
- Height 1.78 m
- Full Name Melissa Margaret Peterman
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 1, 1971
- Occupation actress and comedienne
- Education Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Children 1
About Melissa Peterman
Melissa Peterman is an American actress and comedian. She was born on July 1st, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a net worth of $6 Million. Melissa has earned her wealth by working on television series, sitcoms, comedy acts and game shows. She has also done supporting roles in big films. She is best known for her role as Barbra Jean in the television comedy series “Reba”. She is currently seen as Bonnie Wheeler in the series “Baby Daddy”. Melissa is the host of “The Singing Bee” as well.
She made her film debut in the movie “Fargo” in the year 1996. She also appeared in “How High” and “Recipe for Disaster” soon after. Melissa is somebody who is known to write her own material and has a one woman show in the works. On television, she appeared in the Oxygen sketch comedy show “Running with Scissors”. She also worked on The Pitts and Just Shoot Me. In an interesting move, she decided to play the character of Mrs. Splitz in the School Survival Guide. In 2007, it was announced that she will be cast in a comedy which has not yet been picked up to air. The comedy was untitled at that time. It was supposed to star Cedric the Entertainer, and was to be produced for ABC. In May 2008, the show was however cancelled.
She hosted four episodes of the show “CMT Comedy Stage” – this show also got cancelled after just 8 episodes. But Peterman hosted the “Redneck Dreams” show. She went on to appear in two episodes of “Wanna Be” and hosted the 2010 CMT Music Awards.