Bern Nadette Stanis Net Worth

Bern Nadette Stanis Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Bern Nadette Stanis net worth is
$3 Million

Bern Nadette Stanis Wiki Biography

Bernadette Stanislaus was born on the 22nd December 1953 in New York City, New York, USA and is an actress and an author who, as Bern Nadette Stanis, is most perhaps still best known for playing the role of Thelma Ann Evans-Anderson in the 1970s CBS’ TV series – “Good Times”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this actress has accumulated so far? How rich Bern Nadette Stanis is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Bern Nadette Stanis’ net worth, as of mid-2016, is $3 million which has been acquired mostly through her acting career that has been active since 1974.

Bern Nadette Stanis Net Worth $3 Million

Bern Nadette Stanis was born in New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, into the working class family of Eula and Gregory Stanislaus. She graduated from Juilliard School, New York City based performing arts conservatory, internationally regarded as one of the most prestigious art schools, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama.

Bern Nadette Stanis’ professional acting career began in 1974, when she debuted on the small screen in the role of Thelma Ann Evans in CBS’s TV sitcom “Good Times”, which is focused on the everyday life of an African-American family in an infamous housing project, the poor black neighborhood of Chicago’s inner city. The show depicts how the Evanses, the family of five, (Esther Rolle as a mother Florida, John Amos as a father James, Jimmie Walker as J.J., Bern Nadette Stanis as Thelma and Ralph Carter in the role of Michael Evans) try to make the best out of living in the projects, despite their poverty. The series was aired for six seasons, between 1974 and 1979, and certainly provided the basis for Bern Nadette Stanis’ net worth.

Throughout the 1980s, Bern Nadette Stanis managed to maintain a continuous strings of acting projects, and appeared in several TV series including “The Love Boat”, “What’s Happening Now”, “Bustin’ Loose” and “The Cosby Show”. All these involvements have helped Bern Nadette Stanis to add significant sums to the overall size of her wealth.

Apart from the TV series, Bern Nadette Stanis has also appeared in several movies, of which the most famous and successful are “Hidden Blessings” (2000), “The Adventures of Umbweki” (2009) and, more recently, “36 Hour Layover” which is currently in post-production.

In her career so far, Bern Nadette Stanis has starred in 9 movies, 10 TV series and numerous commercials such as AT&T’s radio spot, and more recently, Nationwide Insurance promo. All these accomplishments have certainly made a huge, positive impact on Bern Nadette Stanis’ net worth in total.

Besides acting, Bern Nadette Stanis has also been successful as an author – she has published fours books so far: “Situations 101: Relationships”, “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, For Men Only”, “Situations 101: Finances” and “The Last Night”. Doubtlessly, all these achievements have helped Bern Nadette Stanis to gain quite a decent amount of money.

When it comes to her personal life, Bern Nadette Stanis was married to Tom Fauntleroy between 1975 and 1976, before married her second husband, Kevin Fontana, in 1981 with whom she has two children, both daughters. Bern Nadette and her family currently reside in New York City.

Full NameBern Nadette Stanis
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 22, 1953
Place Of BirthBrownsville, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 3 in (1.62 m)
ProfessionActress, Author
EducationJuilliard School, New York City
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseKevin Fontana (m. 1981), Tom Fauntleroy (m. 1975–1980)
ChildrenDior Ravel Fontana, Brittany Rose Fontana
ParentsEula, Gregory Stanislaus
NicknamesBernadette Stanislaus , Bern Nadette , Bernadette Stanis , Bernnadette Stanis , Bern
AwardsTV Land Impact Award
Movies"Good Times" (1974-1979), "The Adventures of Umbweki", "Hidden Blessings" (2000), "The Adventures of Umbweki" (2009), "36 Hour Layover"
TV Shows"The Love Boat", "What's Happening Now", "Bustin' Loose", "The Cosby Show"
1Her acting mentor was the late Esther Rolle, who died on November 17, 1998, at age 78.
2Reunited with Jimmie Walker on an episode of Bustin' Loose (1987).
3Best known by the public for her role as Thelma Evans on Good Times (1974).
4Best friend of Esther Rolle and Jimmie Walker.
5Just before Esther Rolle's death, she attended Rolle's 78th birthday party.
6Keeps in touch with much of the Good Times (1974) cast, including Ralph Carter, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois and Jimmie Walker. Said in an interview that due to good money management and residuals from the show, she never struggled financially since the show ended.
7Has two daughters, Dior Ravel, and Brittany Rose.
8Graduated from Juilliard with a BA Degree in Drama.


No Regrets2016Nina's Mother
Black Jesus2015TV Series
Base2015TV SeriesCaptain Mac
Whatcha Cookin'2013TV SeriesGwen
Forever Young at Heart2011ShortMirriam "Sparkles" Mathews
N-Secure2010Dr. Heather
Caution! Heartache Ahead2009Vera
The Adventures of Umbweki2009Usahnisa
The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 22006Bobbi Clark (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
Still 'Bout It2004VideoAunt Tee Dee
Land of the Free?2004Psychiatrist
Hidden Blessings2000TV MovieJackson's lawyer
The Parent 'Hood1999TV SeriesL'Tonya
The Wayans Bros.1997TV SeriesThelma Evans
The Good News1997TV Series
The Cosby Show1991TV SeriesCarolyn Thompson
Bustin' Loose1987TV SeriesMs. Fisher
What's Happening Now!1985TV SeriesMarcie
The Love Boat1980TV SeriesJan Reeves
Good Times1974-1979TV SeriesThelma Evans Thelma Evans Anderson


Good Times1976-1978TV Series performer - 2 episodes


Being2016TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHerself
Extra2015TV SeriesHwerself - Good Times
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesHerself
Life After2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
The View2011TV SeriesHerself
Way Black When2010TV MovieHerself
TV Land Confidential2005-2007TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Interviewee
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Girlfriends2003TV SeriesHerself
The Uptown Comedy Club1992TV SeriesHerself
Family Reunion: A Gospel Music Celebration1988TV Movie documentaryHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1987TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1975TV SeriesHerself - Actress
Tattletales1975TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TV in Black: The First Fifty Years2004Video documentary
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself

Won Awards

2006Impact AwardTV Land AwardsGood Times (1974)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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