Alicia Witt is an American actor and songwriter famous for her role as a child actress in Dune film (1984) and Twin Peaks television series (1990). She has been active from 1984 and was born in Massachusetts. Alicia Witt first discovery came in the David Lynch fiction science classic called Dune. She was playing the role of Alia in the film. She is a child to Robert Witt and Diane. Both her parents are teachers.
Quick Facts of Alicia Witt
|Full Name:||Alicia Roanne Witt|
|Date of Birth:||August 21, 1975|
|Height:||5’ 8½ (1.74m)|
|Hair & Eye :||Red hair and hazel eye color|
|Profession:||Actor, singer, and songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Birthplace:||Worcester, Massachusetts, USA|
Alicia Witt was born Alicia Roanne Wit in the year 1975. She is a versatile model, actor, pianist, and songwriter whose skills have amazed the movie industry since her tenure as a child actor. She is born to Diane Witt and Robert Witt. Dianne Wit was a junior high school teacher while Robert Witt was a photographer.
Alicia has one sibling (Ian Witt), who is an actor in the movie industry. She has no sister. Alicia is of American nationality and North American ethnicity. Being raised by teacher parents, her parents encouraged Alicia to pursue a career in the entertainment field. Alicia’s profound interest and desire for music and acting started at a young age.
Her parents describe her as a fast-learn child who was able to talk at two years and read at only four years old. When she was five years, David Lynch the then iconic film director discovered Alicia’s talent as she was reciting “Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare.
She was performing for the “That’s incredible” TV show. David Lynch took Alicia and introduced her to the acting industry; her incorporation not only expanded her wings but also presented newer opportunities and horizons for Alicia in both music and movie industries.
Alicia Witt also studied in the iconic Boston University. At the university, she studied piano and regularly participated in national music competitions.
When it comes to relationships, Alicia Witts has had many failed ones. For starters, her relationship with peter Kruise in 1998 hardly lasted a year. With Alicia Witt has not stated any recent relationship update. The star is not currently dating nor is she a lesbian. Alicia updates her Instagram page with the pictures of the men she is close to, but neither side has confirmed they are dating.
The star has had numerous affairs since the 1990s. She dated peter Krause between the year 1998 to 1999. After quitting she broke up with Peter in 1999, she stayed single for almost two years to concentrate on her career. The same year she met Nathan Foulger where they started dating from 2001. In 2003 she was alleged to have secretly married Nathan Foulger before the pair divorced in 2006.
In 2012, Alicia Witt began to date Ben Folds with their relationship lasting for two years. Alicia has also admitted to dating other few men in between her relationships one of who she mentioned in the Valentine ’s Day 2018 occasion interview. As of now, she is single and divorced. She has not admitted to dating anyone, and maybe the star is focusing on her professional career.
Alicia Witts completed her high school diploma in the year 2014. In the same year, she enrolled for piano studies at Boston University where she competed to the national level.
Net worth, Income, Salary
According to “the Richest” Alicia worth net worth estimate is $50 million. The celebrity net worth puts her net worth at $4 million. The total net worth includes her salary, cars, lifestyles, and investments. Her appearance in movies with impressive box office collection contributes to her higher worth. According to “The Richest” TV stars earn between $155,000- 1,000,000.
Rumors and Controversy/ scandal
Rumors had it that Alicia Witts married Nathan Foulger in 2003 and the two divorced in 2006. There were many rumors, especially in 2013 that Alicia Witt was romantically involved with many people.
The rumors were not proved, and Alicia Witt posted on Facebook in 2013 denying the rumors. She said that of all the people she was linked to she had been involved with two only: Ben Folds and Nathan Foulger. After breaking with ben Folds, Alicia Witt has never mentioned any of her relationship to date. This has led to speculation from her fans on who she is dating with many men being mentioned in the rumors.
Awards and Nominations
Alicia’s awards include:
- 1994’s Sundance Film Festival Awards for Fun
- 1995’s Gijon International Fil Festival Awards for Fun
- 2000’ Comedy Festival Awards for Playing Mona Lisa
During her lifetime she has also won different awards including Special Jury Recognition Award for Acting, Jury Award for Best actress. She has also received nominations for various awards such as Independent Spirit Awards, Saturn Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and EDA awards.
Professional life and career
Alicia Witt began her career in 1980 after her performance on a TV show called “That’s incredible.” The director, David Lynch was impressed with Alicia’s performance and decided to include her in the “Dune” casting. Similarly, she was part of the cast for “Urban Legends”. In 2000, Alicia was a cast of two different shows “The Sopranos” and “Ally McBeal.”
Alicia Witt has also featured in the following movies:
- Libestraum (1991)
- Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
- Fun (1994)
- Cybill TV show (1995)
- Last Holiday (2006)
- Law & Order (2007)
- Peep World (2010)
- Cowgirls n’ Angels (2012)
- I do (2012)
- A Mada Christmas (2013)
- Away from here (2014)
- Six LA Love Stories (2016)
- The Bronx Bull (2017)
- Mississippi requiem (2018)
- Spare room (2018)
She will also feature in “I care a Lot” movie which is in the post-production phase.
In 2001 she made her theatre debut and was a cast in many theatre plays. She is also a talented pianist and songwriter.