Tiffani Thiessen rose to fame after playing the role of Kelly Kapowski on the hit NBC series "Saved by the Bell" (1989 to 1993). Also, she is an American actress, director, and producer.

Picture of American actress, Tiffani Thiessen
Caption: Picture of American actress, Tiffani Thiessen (Photo: Facebook)

Who is Tiffani Thiessen's Parents? 

Tiffani Thiessen was born and raised in Long Beach, California. She is the daughter of parents Robyn Ernest, a homemaker, and Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and landscape architect. Her birth date is January 23, 1974, with the birth sign Aquarius. Also, she has two siblings brother Schuyler Thiessen and Todd Tesen

Tiffani Thiessen with her father Frank
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen with her father Frank (Photo: Instagram) 

Having American nationality, Tiffani is of mixed (German, Greek, Turkish, and Welsh) ethnicity. Also, she mentioned her brother, Todd, as one of her most important sources of inspiration. Tiffani's mother and grandmother as role models.


Tiffani Thiessen is a graduate of Valley Professional High School. She enrolled in Marshall Junior High School located in Marshall, Texas. 

She completed her elementary education at Cubberley Elementary School. Thiessen has involved in professional practices after her academic career.


As a child, she started competing in beauty pageants. In the year 1987, Thiessen was named Miss Junior America. She graced the cover of "Teen" magazine after winning the publication's "Great Model Search" in 1988. Tiffani worked as a model before her acting career took off. She was cast in the role of Bayside High head cheerleader Kelly Kapowski on "Saved by the Bell". Tiffani featured in 75 episodes over four seasons, and later reprised her role in 18 episodes of "Saved by the Bell: The College Years".

Tiffani Thiessen posing for a picture
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram) 

She guest-starred on "Charles in Charge" in 1990, "Married with Children" in 1990, "The Hogan Family" in 1990, "Step by Step" in 1992, and "Blossom" in 1992 while starring in "Saved by the Bell". In the year 1993, she made her big-screen debut with the role of Pauly Shore movie "Son in Law". She started playing Valerie Malone on Fox's "Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1994. Also, she starred in the made-for-TV movies "The Stranger Beside Me" in 1995, "She Fought Alone" in 1995, and "Sweet Dreams" in 1996.

Tiffani Thiessen posing for picture in the field
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen posing for a picture in the field (Photo: Facebook)

She guest-starred on "NewsRadio" in 1999, "Cupid" in 1999, "Two Guys and a Girl" in 2000, and "Just Shoot Me!" in 2001 after "Beverly Hills, 90210". Tiffani has appeared in the films "Speedway Junky" in 1999, "From Dusk Till Dawn 2; Texas Blood Money" in 1999, "Love Stinks" in 1999, and "Ivans XTC" in 2000. Also, she featured in the horror parody "Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth".  Likewise, she starred in her first music video, "You're a God" by Vertical Horizon".  

Tiffani Thiessen posing for picture
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen posing for a picture (Photo: Facebook)

She starred in the Fox series "Fastlane," which ran for 22 episodes from 2002 to 2003. Tiffani formed the production company Tit 4 Tat Productions in the year 2003. In the year 2002, she appeared in the Woody Allen film "Hollywood Ending". From the year 2003 to 2004, she played Victoria Hill on NBC's "Good Morning, Miami". Thiessen lent her voice to Disney Junior's "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" from 2012 to 2016. From the year 2018 to 2020, she starred as Lori Mendoza on the Netflix series "Alexa & Katie".

What is Tiffani Thiessen's Net Worth?

Tiffani Thiessen has an estimated net worth of $12 Million out of her professional career. Working as an actress, Thiessen has earned a hefty sum of money. Also, she earned money working as a director, and producer. 

Tiffani Thiessen coming out of the car
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen coming out of the car (Photo: Pinterest)

Therefore, Tiffani has earned fame as well as wealth. She paid $5,000,000 for her home in Los Angeles, California. Thiessen has been living a lavish life and earning money as well. 

Who is Tiffani Thiessen's Husband?

For more than 15 years, Tiffani Thiessen has been happily married to her husband Brady Smith. Her husband Brady is also an American actor. Tiffani tied the wedding knot with her husband Brady in 2005. The couple's beautiful wedding ceremony took place in a garden in Montecito, California. Before their marriage, they crossed paths in 2003 while working on the same set but for different projects. After her friend described him as a "sweet" man from Texas, she became fascinated with getting to know him. 

Tiffani Thiessen with her husband Brady Smith in their wedding dress
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen with her husband Brady Smith in their wedding dress (Photo: Instagram)

She had the most romantic first date ever thanks to him asking her out. Before their marriage, Tiffani and Smith dated for a long period of time. Also, the married couple became parents of 2 kids, having blissful marital life. Her two children Harper Smith (daughter) and a son Holt Fisher Smith. Her daughter Harper was born on June 15, 2010, in Los Angeles. The couple's son Holt was born on July 1, 2015.

Tiffani Thiessen with her husband Brady Smith and their kids
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen with her husband Brady Smith and their kids (Photo: Instagram)

When the coronavirus hit the world, Harper and Holt were given complete physical and mental attention by their parents who homeschooled them, played with them on the grass, and even accompanied them to the swings. Instead of hiring a second helper, they make time in their busy schedules to spend with their children.

Tiffani Thiessen Affairs & Ex-Boyfriend

Tiffani has been in some relationships in the past, some of which ended in heartbreak, just like any celebrity. She started dating Brian Austin Green in early 1992 after being introduced by mutual friend David Faustino. However, the duo's relationship ended with broke up in 1995.

Tiffani Thiessen with her ex-boyfriend Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Caption: Tiffani Thiessen with her ex-boyfriend Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Photo: WN)

Tiffani dated David Strickland but went through a difficult period in her personal life after he committed suicide. Also, she was in a relationship with her Saved By the Bell co-star Mark-Paul Gosselaar. But the duo's affairs ended after she dated Mario Lopez. Tiffani was engaged to actor Richard Ruccolo from 2001 to the spring of 2003.

Tiffani Thiessen's Height

Tiffani Thiessen has an hourglass body who has a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. She has a body measurement of 37-26-35 inches respectively. Tiffani has light blue eyes with brown color hair.