Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, producer, and director. She was born on April 18, 1976, in Smithtown, New York. Her parents are Paula Hart and William Hart. Paula Hart is a producer and talent manager whereas William Hart is a carpenter, shellfish purveyor, oyster hatchery worker, and entrepreneur.
Melissa Joan Hart grew up in Sayville, New York but her parents divorced in the early 1990s. She was named after the Allman Brothers song “Melissa”, while her middle name, Joan, came from her maternal grandmother.
Some of the films Melissa Joan Hart has starred in include Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996–2003), and Melissa & Joey (2010–2015). She also made appearances in No Good Nick (2019), Drive Me Crazy (1999), Nine Dead (2009), and God’s Not Dead 2 (2016).
She became the first celebrity to win the $1 million top prize for her charity, Youth Villages, on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune. She also became the fourth overall million-dollar winner on Wheel of Fortune.
She got married to musician Mark Wilkerson on July 19, 2003, even though they had first met at the Kentucky Derby in May 2002.
Details of her marriage were documented in a TV miniseries titled Tying the Knot, produced by Heartbreak Films and aired on ABC Family.
Melissa Joan Hart and Mark Wilkerson have three sons. Their first son was Mason and who was born in January 2006, followed by Braydon who was born in March 2008 and then Tucker born in September 2012.
Melissa Joan Hart and her family currently live in Nashville but once lived in Westport, Connecticut.
Melissa Joan Hart Siblings
Melissa Joan Hart has a total of 7 siblings. Trisha Hart was born on May 29, 1978, and she is an actress and producer.
She is currently 45 years old and resides in Smithtown, New York. She is best known for productions such as Silencing Mary, Celebrity Family Feud as well s Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
She graduated from Ohio State University and worked as a maths teacher in Manhattan. Trisha Hart is married to Josue Portillo and they officially signed off their marriage on July 10, 2015.
Another sibling of Melissa Joan Hart is Elizabeth Hart who was born on September 25, 1980. She is an actress and well-known for Drive Me Crazy (1999), The Right Connections, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996). Elizabeth Hart married Warren Savage on May 18, 2003, and they have two children; Christoper and Jonathan.
Brian Hart was born on May 19, 1984, and he is also an actor. Emily Hart is an actress noted for Sabrina: The Animated Series and was born on May 2, 1986.
Alexandra Hart-Gilliams was born on November 27, 1993, and she is an actress noted for Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
Other siblings of Melissa Joan Hart are Samantha Hart and Mackenzie Hart. Samantha Hart is an actress born on November 13, 1996. Mackenzie Hart is also an actress. She was born on December 29, 1997, and she is the youngest of the Hart siblings.