Who is Victoria Jackson? Details about her Career, Net Worth and Personal Life.
Victoria Jackson: Early life, Career, Personal life
If you are a Saturday Night Live fan, then you must be familiar with the name, Victoria Lynn Jackson-Wessel, In short Victoria Jackson. So today, we are here to provide you some information regading the Victoria Jackson. Stick with us and scroll down.
Victoria Jackson was born on August 2, 1959, in Miami, Florida, U.S. She worked for the series “Saturday Night Live” from 1986 to 1992. As of 2017, Victoria has an estimated net worth of $ 500,000.
Jackson’s Early life
Jackson’s father James McCaslin Jackson, was a gymnastics coach while her mother Marlene Esther, was a nurse. Raised by Christian parents in a home without a TV, she was trained in gymnastics by her father from her early age of 5. Jackson joined the private Dade Christian School where she was also a cheerleader. She then joined Florida Bible College in Hollywood, Florida. As it is said, "hardwork pays off later" after Fourteen years of gymnastics struggles it led her to a scholarship at Furman University.
Acting and comedy
In 1984, she became a crew member on the ABC summer replacement show "The Half Hour Comedy Hour" along with Arsenio Hall, Jan Hooks, Thom Sharp, Jon Paragon, and many more. And was also cast as the romantic lead opposite Gary Burghoff in his spin-off from Mash, "Walter". She was invited to London on The Bob Monkhouse Show doing her standup comedy routine.
Jackson appeared in several films including Baby Boom with Diane Keaton, Family Business with Sean Connery and Dustin Hoffman, The Pick-up Artist. During the time she was a crew participant of Saturday Night Live, she had some important roles in “Casual Sex?”
Following her departure from Saturday Night Live in 1992, Jackson was cast as the lead of her own sitcom called "Victoria" co-starring George Clooney, the pilot was taped, but the show was argued without being broadcasted on TV. In the year 1994, she played Beverly in the 1994 "Good Cop, Bad Cop" episode of “In the Heat of the Night”. She then was starred in an episode of the X-Files titled as "The Rain King" as the unreciprocated love of a small-town man who can handle the weather. She appeared in the film “No More Baths” in 1998 and in the Comedy Central Series “Strip Mall”, in 2000.
Jackson’s Personal life
Jackson was married to Nisan Mark Eventoff in 1984. But the couple parted their ways in the year 1990. In 1992, she married Paul Wessel, a police helicopter pilot for Dade Country, Florida. Paul Wessel was her high school sweetheart and shares two daughters named, Scarlet Johnson and Aubrey Johnson.
Jackson still performs stand up and sings her original ukulele tracks at local Nashville clubs. Till date, she has three books namely Saving Each Other: A Mother-Daughter Love Story, Redefining Beauty: Discovering Your Individual Beauty, Enhancing Your Self-Esteem, and Make Up Your Life: Every Woman's Guide to the Power of Makeup respectively.
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