Who is Fiona Gubelmann?
Fiona Victoria Gubelmann was born on 30 March 1980, in Santa Monica, California, USA, and is an actress, best known for being the star of the FX comedy series entitled “Wilfred” in which she plays the character Jenna. She’s also appeared in numerous other popular television shows, and films.
The Net Worth of Fiona Gubelmann
How rich is Fiona Gubelmann? As of late-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1.5 million, earned through a successful career in acting. She’s been active in the entertainment industry since 2003, and has also done several web projects too.
Early Life and Education
Fiona grew up in Santa Monica and at a young age, developed a passion towards acting. She began acting and dancing while in pre-school which led to her mother enrolling her in dance classes, and would later attend summer drama camps. At the age of four, she performed in a ballet version of “The Cabbage Patch Kids”, and then acted in the local community theatre, and became involved with the drama department of her high school, Torrey Pines High School.
After matriculating, she enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and took up a pre-medical major during this period. UCLA is the fourth oldest in the University of California system with over 300 programs and over 44,000 students enrolled annually. It is considered one of the Public Ivies, having quality of education that can rival with the Ivy League. Numerous alumni of the university have gone on to become noted in their respective fields, with award winners, high profile personalities, and scientists coming from the school.
After completing her undergraduate degree in 2002, Gubelmann then focused on her acting career, studying at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. During her time there, she became involved in several plays with the Katselas Theatre Company, which is affiliated with the institution. The following year she made her television debut in the sitcom entitled “The Mullets”, but it only lasted for a year as it was cancelled due to poor reception. She then made her film debut in 2004, in the comedy entitled “Employee of the Month”, which starred Matt Dillon and Christina Applegate.
Over the next few years, she would make guest appearances in numerous popular television series. Some of the shows she appeared in include “Cold Case”, “Joey”, “CSI: NY”, “My Name is Earl”, “Californication”, and “Knight Rider”. She also continued to do stage work, performing in the play entitled “La Ronde de Lunch” which was staged in Los Angeles. She had several mainstream films, including a support role “Blades of Glory”; the sports comedy film stars Will Ferrell and Jon Heder as two figure skaters who were banned, but become teammates after discovering a loophole that will allow them to compete as a pair.
Wilfred and Recent Projects
In 2011, Fiona was cast in a main role, playing Jenna Mueller in the television series “Wilfred”. She enjoyed the script and also watched a bit of the original Australian version, which led her to commit to the project. She had to do auditions for the show over the course of three and a half weeks, working with Jason Gann as well as Elijah Wood. The show aired for a total of four seasons, and follows the story of a young man and his neighbor’s dog named Wilfred.
After the run of “Wilfred”, she featured in an episode of “House Hunters Renovation” a spin-off of “House Hunters”, which showcased her buying and renovating a new home alongside her husband. Recently, she’s been doing a lot of television projects, working with Lifetime and Hallmark. Some of the projects include “Telenovela”, “Tulips in Spring”, and “Royally Ever After”. In 2018, she was given a recurring role in the first season of “The Good Doctor”, and was subsequently promoted to series regular during the following season. The medical drama show is based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name, brought to the US after it gained the interest of actor Daniel Dae Kim.
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Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Gubelmann is married to actor Alex Weed, who’s also known primarily for his television work. Some of the shows he’s appeared in include “Pretty Little Liars”, “Gilmore Girls”, and “House”, as well as the duo featuring together in the previously mentioned “House Hunters Renovations”. They don’t have any children, but she loves working with kids, and even spent some time working for Artsbridge when she was a student. She was also a camp counselor at Gindling Hilltop in Malibu for a few years.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, having a presence on Instagram on which she has over 65,000 followers, using the platform to post personal photos giving a bit of insight towards her life away from the cameras. She loves spending time with her husband and friends, going outdoors or to events. He also posts a lot of photos alongside cast members from her shows. She has an account on Twitter too, on which she has over 15,000 followers, and on which she promotes her advocacies, while also giving updates about her current projects.