Christine Taylor is a celebrated actress, singer, and comedian. She is popular for her roles in The Brady Bunch Movie as Marcia Brady, Melody Hanson in Hey Dude, Katherine Veatch in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Holly Sulivan in The Wedding Singer, and Matilda Jeffries in Zoolander. The actress, who often works closely with her husband, has built an impressive filmography over the years.
Here you can find more information about the actress and everything you need to know about her.
The popular actress was born on July 30, 1971, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Joan Taylor, was a housewife, while her father, Albert E. “Skip” Taylor III, ran his own security company. Christine grew up in Pennsylvania in a devoted Catholic household alongside her brother Brian.
Christine Taylor attended Allenton Central Catholic High School, which she graduated from in 1989. Information about other educational institutions she attended is not currently available, but records show that she made her acting debut on the Nickelodeon children’s television series Hey Dude, which premiered in 1989. She was cast as Melody Hanson for a total of 62 episodes until 1991.
Spouse – Ben Stiller
For seventeen years Christine Taylor was married to actor, director, writer, and producer Ben Stiller. After their engagement in November 1999, the duo entered into a marriage on May 13, 2000, in Kauai, Hawaii. The couple met on the set of sci-fi science-fiction and comedy television show pilot Heat Vision and Jack from Fox Network. Ben directed while Christine was cast in the role of Sheriff. Although the series was never picked up, it has since achieved cult status.
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have since had several joint appearances in films and television shows such as Arrested Development, Zoolander, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Zoolander 2, Tropic Thunder, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. They also appeared as guest stars in various episodes of Friends.
The couple has two children, a daughter – Ella Olivia Stiller, born on April 10, 2002, and a son – Quinlin Dempsey Stiller, born on July 10, 2005. The Stiller family lived in Westchester County, New York, until May 2017, when the couple surprised the public with news of an impending divorce.
For the time being, their annual salary is not available to the public, but their net worth is estimated at an impressive $10 million. Her total net worth comes mainly from her career in the entertainment industry.
Other Facts About Christine Taylor
1. Body Statistics
The beautiful actress has a slim build with an hourglass figure. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and has a corresponding body weight of 52 kg. Her general body measurements can be summarized as 34-25-34 for breast-waist-hip. Christine Taylor wears a dress size 6, a shoe size 7, and a bra size 34B. It is obvious that the actress takes the necessary effort to maintain her enviable figure.
Besides her immediate family, Albert Eugene Taylor belongs to the actress’s extended family. Jr., who is her paternal grandfather, and Agnes A. Benson, her paternal grandmother. At her husband’s side, she has Jerry Stiller – a well-known actor and producer – as her father-in-law. Famous actress, producer, and writer – Ann Meara is her mother-in-law. Her sister-in-law, Amy Stiller, is also a writer and actress.
Both Christine and her spouse, Ben Stiller, followed a vegetarian diet for health reasons and have both remained vegetarian to this day. Christine for her part prefers only organic products.
Considering the fact that she is in excellent condition, it is obvious that nutrition works wonders for her body.
4. Awards and Nominations
The famous actress is twice nominated for the MTV Film Award for the roles she played in both Bouncers (2005) and The Bradley Family 2 (1997).
5. Past Relationships
Before Christine Taylor married Ben Stiller, she had a relationship with David Lascher, an American actor. Their relationship lasted only one year, from 1989 to 1990, and the following year the actress had a brief relationship with Bill McCaffrey.
Matthew Lillard, an American actor, director, producer, and dubbing artist, came on stage in 1995, but they separated a few years later. She had her next relationship in 1997 with the famous actor and producer Neil Patrick Harris; in 2006 Harris revealed himself as a gay man. Her relationship with him seems to be her last relationship before meeting her husband.