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Danica McKellar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Danica McKellar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 53 kg
Date of Birth January 3, 1975
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Born Name

Danica Mae McKellar

Nick Name


Danica McKellar in DWTS rehearsals in Los Angeles in April 2014
Danica McKellar in DWTS rehearsals in Los Angeles in April 2014

Sun Sign


Born Place

La Jolla, California, U.S.




In June 1998, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

As an undergraduate, she co-authored a scientific paper with a professor and her student, titled “Percolation and Gibbs states multiplicity for ferromagnetic Ashkin-Teller models on z square“.


Actress, film director, author, education advocate


  • Father – Christopher McKellar (Real estate developer)
  • Mother – Mahalia (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Crystal McKellar (Younger Sister) (Attorney and former child actress), Christopher McKellar Jr (Half-Brother), Connor McKellar (Half-Brother)


McKellar is signed to Matt Sherman Management.

Get to know about Danica’s management and other contact information at her official website.




5 ft 4 in or 163 cm


53 kg or 117 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

She started dating composer, Mike Verta in 2001 and engaged him in August 2008. On March 22, 2009, Danica and Mike married each other in La Jolla, California. The couple had their first child, a son named, Draco on September 7, 2010. After three years of successful married life, the couple split in June 2012 and Danica filed for divorce. It was finalized in February 2013.

Danica McKellar and Mike Verta
Danica McKellar and Mike Verta

Race / Ethnicity


She has Portuguese ancestry on her mother’s side while she is of Dutch, French, German, Irish, and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

An actress with a strong academic background. She has co-authored a scientific paper as an undergraduate.

Danica McKellar appeared in Dancing With the Stars in 2014
Danica McKellar appeared in Dancing With the Stars in 2014


33-23-34 in or 84-58.5-87 cm

Dress Size

2 (US) or 34 (EU)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

7 (US)

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in a Zales commercial.

Best Known For

Playing school girl Winnie Cooper in the ABC’s comedy-drama TV show The Wonder Years from 1988 to 1993. She starred in the show and appeared in 98 episodes.

First Film

In 1992, she played the role as Lauren in the action film Sidekicks.

First TV Show

In 1985, Danica appeared in the CBS’ The Twilight Zone where she played the role of 10 years old Nola in an episode entitled “Her Pilgrim Soul”.

Danica McKellar at DWTS rehearsal in Los Angeles in March 2014
Danica McKellar at DWTS rehearsal in Los Angeles in March 2014

Personal Trainer

Danica is in good body shape, thanks to her workouts which include yoga, dancing, and a low-carb gluten-free diet.

She stays away from gluten, sugar, and dairy products and drinks an ample amount of water.

She has also released her own yoga DVD “Daily Dose of Dharma“. So, she is very much oriented toward yoga.

For participating in DWTS, she practiced exercises and dancing for up to 7 hours a day and had been taking ice baths each night.

Danica McKellar Facts

  1. She has interests in mathematics, ballroom dancing, acting, and yoga.
  2. Danica was born in La Jolla (California) but relocated to Los Angeles at the age of eight.
  3. McKellar is fluent in French. She learned the language in school.
  4. Danica considers her younger sister, Crystal as her best friend.
  5. She was the celebrity judge at UCLA Spring Sing 2005.
  6. She has written many mathematics books for primary school children.
  7. In 2014, she participated in the dance reality show Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
  8. She has authored many books. Get the full list here.

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