Joan Cusack Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Family, Children, Biography, Facts & More

Joan Cusack

Full NameJoan Mary Cusack
Nickname(s)Joan, Jo
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 175 cm
in meters - 1.75 m
in feet inches - 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 65 kg
in Pounds - 143 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-27-34
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorRed
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1962
Age (as in 2017)55 Years
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
SignatureJoan Cusack Signature
HometownEvanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States
SchoolEvanston Township High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Educational QualificationA Bachelors degree in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1984
DebutFilm- My Bodyguard (1980)
My Bodyguard (1980)
TV- Saturday Night Live (1985)
Saturday Night Live
FamilyFather- Late Dick Cusack (Advertising Executive, Writer, Actor)
Mother- Ann Paula Cusack (Teacher)
Brothers- Bill Cusack, John Cusack
Sisters- Susie Cusack, Ann Cusack
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address (FanMail)William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
9601 Wilshire Blvd.
3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5213
HobbiesSpending time with family, Skiing
Favorite Things
Favorite SubjectMathmatics
Favorite FoodHostess Ho-Hos
Boyfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Boyfriend/AffairRichard Burke
Husband/SpouseRichard Burke (m.1993-present)
Joan Cusack With Her Husband Richard Burke
Marriage Year1993
ChildrenSons- Dylan John Burke, Miles Burke
Joan Cusack With Her Sons
Daughter- None
Money Factor
Salary/Fees$58,300 monthly
Net Worth (approx.)$6 million

Joan Cusack

Some Lesser Known Facts About Joan Cusack

  • Does Joan Cusack smoke?: No
  • Does Joan Cusack drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Joan belongs to a family with an acting background, as her father and all her four siblings are into it.
  • She started her career in 1985 with the popular TV show- Saturday Night Live and performed various characters in it.
  • After her debut Tv show, she appeared in many films- Cutting Loose (1980), My Bodyguard  (1983) Class (1984), Sixteen Candles (1984), Grandview, U.S.A. (1987), The Allnighter (1987) and many others on the list.
  • Finally, she achieved fame globally for her role as Cyn, in the movie “Working Girl” in 1988.

Joan Cusack In Working Girl

  • Besides being a fantastic actress, she showed her talent as a voice artist in an American computer-animated comedy film, Toy Story -2 in 1999 where she voiced character, Jessie.

  • Joan met Richard Dick Burke (President and CEO of Envoy Global), the love of his life in 1992, and after a year’s courtship period, the couple tied the knot.
  • She became worldwide famous for her incredible performances in Working Girl and In & Out and earned Best-supporting actress nominations for both of them.
  • In 1998, she received the Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actress.
  • In 1999, she was honored with the American Comedy Award for her extraordinary performance in “Runaway Bride.”

  • She did TV commercials for “US Cellular” and for “DirecTV” in 2002 and 2004 respectively.

  • From 2004 to 2011, she narrated the popular public-TV animated series titled “Peep and the Big Wide World.” Here’s a video showing her performance:

  • In 2010 again, she voiced Jessie in Toy Story’s next sequel- Toy Story 3.
  • In 2011, she was starred in popular American Comedy Series- Shameless as Sheila Gallagher and was appreciated for her wonderful performances throughout five seasons. Joan Cusack In Shameless
  • She got four consecutive Emmy Awards nominations from 2011 to 2014, for her role as Sheila in hit drama comedy series “Shameless.”
  • Joan avoids being on Social Media as she doesn’t like to make her private life public.Joan Inactive On Social Media
  • She has appeared in ten films with her brother, John Cusack-  Class (1983), Sixteen Candles (1984), U.S.A. (1984), Grandview, Say Anything… (1989), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Broadcast News (1987), Cradle Will Rock (1999),  Martian Child (2007), High Fidelity (2000), and War, Inc. (2008).
  • In 2015, Joan got the Outstanding Guest Actress title at Emmy Awards for Shameless.

  • Joan always keeps her family at the topmost priority as once, she along with her brother John, declined the movie offer of The Stepford Wives due to their father’s illness.
  • She has voiced different characters in 4 television shows and 9 films till 2017.
  • Joan has also received two Oscar nominations and she has cast in around 11 Television shows and 60 movies.
  • In 2019, she was also selected to voice character Jessie, in Toy Story 4.

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