Danica McKeller was born January 03, 1975. She is an actress, model, and writer. She is also an advocate for education. As a child, her and her sister took acting classes in California. Her first jobs were for commercials. When she was 12, she was in two episodes of Twilight Zone.
She is well known for her years planning Winnie on The Wonder Years with Fred Savage. She started playing this role when she was 13 years old. Her sister, Crystal, was also on the same show. The show ended in 1993 when she was 16.
McKeller took a break from acting at that time to pursue her college degree. She attended UCLA and earned her degree in math. She continued on in the following two years to earn her Master’s Degree in math.
She has played in a variety of TV episodes and a couple of Lifetime movies. She has been on Big Band Theory and How I Met your Mother as a guest. McKellar has also been the voice in a few animated films and several video games. Young Justice is an animated shows that she has been the voice of for years. Her character is Miss Martian.
Avril Livigne asked her to be in the video for Rock n Roll in 2013. In 2014, she was on Dancing with the Stars, but eliminated in week 8. Overall, her and partner Valentin Chmerkovkiy finished 6th for the season.
McKellar loves math, and has written books to help make various forms of math easier to understand. Her books have been so successful that there is a series of four math books that help with different grades of math. These math books are self help, with some humor to them. While they are geared towards girls, they can be useful for both genders.
She is an advocate for St. Jude’s annual Math a Thon to raise money for children with cancer. She is also involved in My Stuffed Bags which is an organization aimed to help neglected and abused children in the USA and Canada.
Danica McKellar was married to Mark Verta from 2009 until 2013. The couple has a son, Draco. They dated from 2001 until they got married; so many people were surprised that they didn’t stay married. The two remain friends and co-parent.
She married Scott Sveslosky, a partner in the Los Angeles legal firm Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton, on November 15, 2014.