Noel MacNeal

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Actor, Puppeteer (1961)
Wed Dec 21 2022
By   Bishal

Relationship Timeline Of Noel MacNeal

Wife : Susan Elia MacNeal
Noel MacNeal Married To Susan Elia MacNeal In 1999.

American actor, Noel MacNeal is one of the popular artists in the Hollywood industry, who won the hearts of many 90s kids with his puppeteer works in many popular movies and TV sitcoms. For his outstanding performance in the Disney Channel's sitcom Bear in the Big Blue House, he received a Daytime Emmy nomination for his voice and puppeteer of Bear's character.

After almost three decades, Noel is back with his popular character, Bear in the Big Blue House on TikTok since 2019. So, what he is doing nowadays? His fans are curiously asking what his next move? Let's see a glimpse of his personal life in the following sections.

Noel & His Wife, Susan Elia's First Meeting to Exchanging Wedding Vows!

The 59-years-old, Noel has been enjoying his marital life with his beloved wife, Susan Elia, author of the Maggie Hope mystery series all set during World War II. The couple met for the first time at a dinner party with mutual friends in March 1997. During that time, they were both single and looking for an ideal match.

The duo had a good conversation during their first interaction. Later, Elie proclaimed that they talked about her relationships that ended dramatically. She also said, "she[Susan] was like, okay, I give up, and he[Noel] said, he can live alone, he is independent, and he has got his heath." When he said, "He have got his heath, and she know he have hit rock bottom."

Noel MacNeal completed his 20th marriage ceremony with his wife, Susan Elia. What does Noel's wife do for a living?
Noel MacNeal with his wife, Susan Elia
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Noel and former associate editor at Dance magazine shortly became romantically involved in a relationship for almost three years. Later, Elia told her mother that she is dating Noel and her mom's reaction was "okay, what does he really do?." She replied, "he is either nerdy or impoverished and plays the role of Bear in the Disney Channel kid's show, Bear in the Big Blue House."

The couple then walked down the aisle traditionally on 6th November 1999 at the Union Theological Seminary hall in Manhattan, New York City of New York. Their wedding ceremony was a mixer of humorous, formal or dignified, and poetic, where a pianist performed Goerge Frederic Handel's song, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.

Oobi actor, Noel and his wife, Susan are enjoying their conjugal life blissfully for overall two decades. Maybe being part of a similar profession, their chemistry seems to be very interesting and successful.

Blessed with one son, Matthew Macneal

After tying the knot for overall six years, the pair found the bundle of joys when they became parents of a child, a baby boy, Matthew MacNeal in 2005. They are now raising their son in a healthy and friendly environment so far.

Noel MacNeal and Susan Elia's son, Matthew MacNeal is now 15 years old as of 2021. When was Noel and Susan's wedding?
Noel MacNeal and Susan Elia's son, Matthew MacNeal draw a chart of chess
Source: Mr. Churchill's Secretary

The couple's beloved son is now sixteen years old and is enjoying his college years. Moreover, they often share pictures of their son on social media. Currently, the family of MacNeal lives in the Brooklyn city of New York, where their son attends his secondary school. 

How Much Does Macneal Earn from a Film? What is His Net Worth in 2021?

The Puzzle Place actor, Macneal accumulated all of his impressive earnings through his respective career. His notable television works are Eureeka's Castle, Sesame Street, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and many others.

Noel MacNeal is famous for his puppeteer works for overall four decades till now. How much does Noel earn per TV episode? Explore his net worth!
Noel MacNeal with his iconic puppeteer, Bear in the 90s popular children's sitcom, Bear In the Big Blue House. Source: Pinterest

Over four decades of success in the entertainment industry, he garnered lots of paycheque for his popular puppeteering works. He played many puppeteer characters in movies like Follow That Bird, Old Dogs, The Muppets Take the O2, etc. As of 2021, his net worth is $3 Million, which is slightly less than Delmar O'Donnell actor, Tim Blake Nelson's total net value.

Some Interesting Facts About Noel MacNeal

  1. Noel MacNeal's birthday comes on the 15th of September, as per her birth year, 1961.
  2. MacNeal grew up in the neighborhood of Upper Manhattan Harlem in New York City, New York, USA.
  3. MacNeal hails from a mixed ethnic background as his father is white and his mother is African-American.
  4. He majored in theatre and puppetry at Pratt Institute from 1979 to 1981. During his tenure at the institute, he studied with Kermit Love, a designer, and builder for the Jim Henson Company.
  5. He also worked as a writer and director in The Good Night Show and Bear in the Big Blue House.



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