Patricia Heaton Biography
Patricia Heaton is an American Emmy award-winning actress, author, and comedian. She is known for playing the lead character and Ray Barone’s wife Debra Barone on the CBS television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.
Patricia Heaton Age
Heaton is 65 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 4, 1958, in Bay Village, Ohio, United State. Heaton celebrates her birthday on the 4th of March every year.
Patricia Heaton Height
Heaton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Patricia Heaton Family
Heaton was born and raised in Bay Village, Ohio, United States. She is the daughter of Chuck Heaton, a sportswriter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Pat Heaton. Heaton was raised as a devout Catholic, a fourth of five children. She was brought up along with her three sisters, Sharon Heaton, Alice Heaton, and Frances Heaton, and a brother, Michael Heaton who writes columns for the Cleveland Plain Dealer under the heading of “Minister of Culture.”
Heaton has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Her sister Sharon Heaton is a Dominican nun while her brother and father were writers for the local Cleveland newspaper, The Cleveland Plain Dealer. When she was 12 years of age, her mother passed away from an aneurysm.
Patricia Heaton Husband
Heaton is married to David Hunt who is an English actor and director. The two tied the knot on October 13, 1990. Together they have four children: Samuel David Hunt born on September 1, 1993, John Basil Hunt born on May 15, 1995, Joseph Charles ‘Joe’ Hunt born on June 2, 1997, and Daniel Patrick ‘Dan’ Hunt born on January 20, 1999. All of her children were born through the Caesarian section. The damage to her body was repaired with plastic surgery.
Previously, she was married to Constantine Niko Yankoglu in 1984. In 1987, they divorced and after that, she went through a self-described “Protestant wilderness.”
Patricia Heaton Daughter
Heaton is a mother of four boys. She has no daughter.
Patricia Heaton Children
Heaton was blessed with four children and all of her children was born through the Caesarian section. The children were, Samuel David Hunt born on September 1, 1993, John Basil Hunt born on May 15, 1995, Joseph Charles ‘Joe’ Hunt born on June 2, 1997, and Daniel Patrick ‘Dan’ Hunt born on January 20, 1999.
Patricia Heaton Net Worth
Heaton has an estimated net worth of $40 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an actress, author, and comedian.
Patricia Heaton Education
Heaton attended St. Raphael’s Catholic Primary School in Bay Village, Ohio, and also graduated from Bay High School in Bay Village, Ohio in 1976. While attending Bay High School she sang in the choir, performed in the Stage Band, and was a member of the Rockettes Drill Team with the Bay Rockets’ Marching Band.
From there, she had to further her education. She joined Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After completing her studies there, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Drama in 1980.
Patricia Heaton Career
She made her first television appearance in the act “Don’t Get God Started.” She later began an acting company, Three with her fellow students. Their first production “The Johnstown Vindicator,” her performance caught the eyes of casting directors. Heaton got a role in the series, “Someone Like Me” in 1994 and “thirtysomething,” and the movie “Miracle in the Woods” in 1997. She starred in the ABC comedy The Middle as Frankie Heck from September 2009 to May 2018. Heaton became the number 24 Funniest Women on TV on the TV Guide Network special in 2011.
Patricia Heaton Salary
Heaton earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Patricia Heaton Films
Her films include, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ from 1996 to 2005, ‘Women of the House’ in 1995, and ‘Room For Two’ from 1992 to 1993. Other films she featured in are; Beethoven (1992), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), The New Age (1994), Space Jam (1996), Amazing Grace (2006), Mom’s Night Out (2014), and The Star (2017).
Patricia Heaton Awards
She has received several awards throughout her career. On May 22, 2012, she was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6653 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. Heaton won two Emmy® Awards and was nominated 7 times for her role on the classic series Everybody Loves Raymond. In addition to that, she won three SAG nominations in the Best Actress category and the Best Comedy Actress award from the Viewers for Quality Television, a SAG award for her role on Raymond.
Patricia Heaton Author
Apart from her acting career, she is also an author. She authored the book “Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Transformation” which was published in July 2020. She also wrote “Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family & Friends: 100 Favorite Recipes for a Busy, Happy Life” which was published in 2018. Her memoir, Motherhood, and Hollywood: How to Get a Job Like Mine, was published by Villard Books in 2002.
Patricia Heaton Plastic Surgery
Heaton delivered her four children through Caesarean sections. She has been open about having plastic surgery; citing having a tummy tuck and a breast reduction after undergoing four Caesarean sections.
Patricia Heaton Philanthropy
Heaton is a committed philanthropist and founding member of World Vision’s Celebrity Ambassador Network. She has traveled to Rwanda, Zambia, and Syria with the humanitarian organization, which focuses on conducting relief, development, and advocacy activities in its work with families, children, and their communities in nearly 100 countries.