Meet Lisa Whelchel


Lisa Whelchel began acting as a Mouseketeer for Walt Disney’s The New Mickey Mouse Club at age 13 before landing the role of “Blair” for nine seasons on NBC’s, “The Facts of Life.” After leaving show business to raise her three children, she returned to television in Season 25 of CBS’s Survivor: Philippines in which she tied for second place and was voted “Fan Favorite.”

Lisa made her return to feature films in Tyler Perry’s “A Madea Christmas” and to tele-movies in “For Better or Worse” and “Hearts of Spring” for the Hallmark Channel. She recently appeared in and sang the theme song for ABC’s Live In Front Of A Studio Audience – The Facts Of Life.

An accomplished author, Lisa has authored a dozen books including her most recent, Friendship for Grownups. In 2016, Lisa was certified as a Co-Active Life Coach and spends much of her day helping her clients discover and live their deepest passions and purpose.

Lisa is married with three adult children, three children-in-love, one bonus son and two grandchildren. She currently divides her time between Nashville, TN and Los Angeles, CA.