Lisa Whelchel was born on May 29 in Littlefield, Texas.Â At age 13, her first professional acting experience was as a Mouseketeer for Walt Disneyâ€™s â€śThe New Mickey Mouse Club.â€ťÂ Ms. Whelchel is perhaps best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBCâ€™s â€śThe Facts of Lifeâ€ťÂ for nine years.
Her first book, â€śCreative Correctionâ€ť released October 2000 and has sold over 200,000 copies. She went on to write over a dozen more books including, â€śThe Facts of Life and Other Lessons My Father Taught Me,â€ť â€śThe ADVENTure of Christmas,â€ť â€śThe Busy Momâ€™s Guideâ€ť Series, and her most recent, â€śFriendship For Grownups.â€ť
Ms. Whelchel is also an international speaker and has toured with â€śWomen of Faith,â€ť â€śExtraordinary Womenâ€ť and â€śWomen of Joy.â€ť
Lisa participated in Season 25 of CBSâ€™s â€śSurvivor: Philippines.â€ť She tied for second place and won the Sprint â€śPlayer of the Seasonâ€ť as awarded by the fans of the show.
She made her return to feature films in Tyler Perryâ€™s â€ś A Madea Christmas.â€ť And, on the smaller screen, in Hallmark Channelâ€™s Original Movies, â€śFor Better or For Worseâ€ť and â€śHearts of Spring.â€ť
You can currently watch Lisa on MeTVâ€™s first original programming, â€śCollectorâ€™s Call.â€ť
Lisa is also a certified CoActive Life Coach and focusing most of her time these days coming alongside others on their transformational journey to remembering their True Self.
For more information please visit www.LisaWhelchel.com and www.ContigoLifeCoach.com.