Terry Mandel is a talent agent and Canadian businesswoman. More than that, she is known as the wife of Howie Mandel, a widely famous comedian, actor, judge of the talent contest, America’s Got Talent and presenter of NBC game show Deal or No Deal.
Terry Mandel Bio
Born as Terry Soil, Terry Mandel is the native of Toronto, Ontario. Despite being the wife of a huge star, she prefers to keep her past life and personal matters private. Due to which, only it is known that she celebrates her birthday every 26th August. As for her age, she is probably in her late fifties or early sixties.
Terry attended William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute for her high school education in Toronto. Later on, she moved to Harvard University to pursue a degree in Business. Comparing her height to her husband's, who stands at five feet and nine inches, she is likely to be above five feet and three inches.
Terry is an avid animal lover and frequently pets and plays with the stray animals. She once rescued a stray cat, who bit her and consequently, Terry had to get rabies shots.
Job, Net Worth
Terry took up the job of a producer for many of her hubby’s live comedy shows. She also works with her partner-in-crime and discovers new talents, through a talent agency in Toronto called The Abstract Talent Agency. From her job, it is likely that she amasses a good fortune. Moreover, she enjoys her beloved’s net worth of $40 million along with her son’s net worth: $500 thousand.
Terry’s Married Life, Howie Mandel
How many people are lucky enough to enjoy the long parade of blissful married life? Not many. However, Howie and Terry are undoubtedly one of them. The couple’s relation dates back to the time they were in high school.
You got it right! Even though Terry and Howie met when they were just twelve, they did not date until they reached high school, so it can be said the pair is school sweethearts. Terry's husband Howie is a very popular comedian, who believes humor is the key to everything. Raised in a family who gave huge importance to humor, Howie undoubtedly won Terry's heart with his comedy! They tied the wedding knot on 16 March 1980. From their marriage, they are proud parents of three children: a son named Alex, and two daughters Jackie and Riley.
Terry Mandel Cherishes moments with her husband on 1 October 2018 (Photo: frostsnow.com)
The couple welcomed their first daughter, Jackie in 1984. She is a teacher now. Then a son, Alex in 1989. Alex inherited his father’s comic skills and has a career of his own. In July 2018, Alex decided to go on a date with the help of Jewish dating app called JCrush. Interestingly, CEO of JCrush, Sonya Kreizman said that she would talk to Alex through the earpiece when he would be on the date.
Terry’s second daughter was born in 1992. She appeared as a model in the game show, Deal or No Deal. Terry and her husband are also grandparents now.
Howie believes that Terry is a very important part of his life and she encouraged him to accept the host of Deal Or No Deal. The couple now lives together in the house that they raised their children in, and frequently remember the good old days.
In most of the interviews, Howie has opened up on his wife being supportive throughout their marriage. Stating to The Times of Israel in 2013, he revealed that he turned down the role of presenter on Deal or No Deal earlier. But it was his wife, who convinced him to utilize the opportunity and have a different experience.
Well, their beautiful journey of togetherness is now thirty-eight years old. And, still, Terry and Howie's relationship has no rust.