Bern Nadette Stanis: “Thelma Evans” – Age, Net Worth & Bio

Good Times actress Bern Nadette Stanis who played Thelma Evans is now living a happy life and reached the age of 69 until December 22nd where she turns 70 years old.

Bern Nadette Stanis is an American actress that is famous for her role as Thelma Evans in the Good Times TV series. Thelma Evans was a daughter of Florida and James Evans in the series. She starred in Good Times between 1974 and 1979. Besides being an actress, Stanis is also an author.

Stanis was greatly adored for her intelligence, dignity, charm, fun, and sexy yet innocent image. She was an icon of black beauty in the 1970s. Bern Nadette Stanis was also famous for her wonderful and charming dancing in the TV show.

Bern Nadette Stanis made history in the entertainment industry as she was the first black female teenager who starred in TV series. She had a lot of loyal fans being on the cast of Good Times series. Her fans even still admire her personality and performance at the moment.

Bern Nadette Stanis’ Net Worth

Many sources estimate Stanis’ net worth in 2021 to be $6 million. As a lovely and talented actress, Bern Nadette Stanis had made a great fortune during her career that even after her retirement years, she can afford a luxurious lifestyle. 

Bern Nadette Stanis’ Early Life

Bern Nadette Stanis was born on December 22, 1953, in easter Brooklyn, New York City. She will be 69 years old in 2022. She was born to her mother, Eula, and her father, John Stanislaus. Her given name is Bernadette Stanislaus.

Bern Nadette Stanis was raised in Brooklyn with four siblings. She received her education at Erasmus High School. After high school, she continued her education at Julliard School, where she majored in Drama. From a young age, she was captivated by the glamorous Hollywood lifestyle.

As a teenager, Bern Nadette Stanis competed in numerous beauty pageants. She has an attractive height, which helped her in beauty pageants. In one of these pageants, she has even crowned Miss Brooklyn. She was also a runner-up in the Miss New York pageant. 

In one of the pageants, a manager approached her mother and asked if she’d like to try out the TV series casting. Stanis was actually a shy and nervous person that she had to rehearse so many times to walk on the stage in beauty pageants. But the audition for a TV show had changed her life forever.

Bern Nadette Stanis then landed a role as a teenager in Good Times TV series. Her role as Thelma in this TV series was unforgettable for her and her fans, and it helped her become more confident. She also landed many other acting jobs after Good Times.

Bern Nadette’s Personal Life

She has had four marriages in her life. When she was 21 years old, she married Thomas Fauntleroy for the first time in June 1974. However, this marriage lasted only four years. Shortly after her divorce, she married Kerwin Darnell Johnson. But this marriage only lasted two years.

Stanis had her third wedding on December 27, 1981. She was 28 years old at that time, and she married a mechanical engineer named Terrence Red. She gave birth to her daughter, Dior Ravel, from this third marriage. But this marriage was also ended with a divorce.

Bern Nadette Stanis is currently married to Kevin Fontana, and they have been married for 32 years now. She finally found her true love from her fourth marriage and the couple had a daughter named Brittany Rose Fontana. Her daughter is well-known for being an exact replica of her mother.

Movies And TV shows

Besides Good Times, Bern Nadette Stalin also appeared in a number of films and TV shows. She appeared in episodes of The Cosby Show and What’s Happening Now!! She also collaborated with her co-star from Good Times to work as a voice artist for an AT&T radio commercial.

Bern Nadette Stanis played Jane Reeves in the 1980s TV series The Love Boat. She also starred as Audrey in a TV show called Good News. She starred in many TV shows after, and her most recent television appearance was in the 2003 TV show called Girlfriend.

During her acting career, Stanis has appeared in a total of nine films.  She appeared in many movies in the 2000s. She played the lawyer for a character named Jackson in the 2000 film Hidden Blessings. Her most recent film was 2010’s N-Secure, in which she played Dr. Heather.

Bern Nadette Stanis is not currently working on any films or television shows. She has most likely decided to leave the industry. Besides movies and TV shows, she has also appeared in commercials on television. Recently she appeared in a Nationalide Insurance company commercial.

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