|Full Name||Francine Joy Drescher|
|Birth Name||Francine Joy Drescher|
|Birth City||Flushing, Queens, New York City|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Morty Drescher|
|Father Profession||Naval systems analyst|
|Mother Name||Sylvia Drescher|
|Mother Profession||Bridal consultant|
|Spouse||Shiva Ayyadurai (2014 - 2016); Peter Marc Jacobson (1978 - 1999)|
|Date of Birth||September 30,1957|
Francine Joy Drescher is an American actress, comedian, writer, and activist who is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit series The Nanny.
Drescher is currently 63 years old. She was born on September 30, 1957, in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, to Sylvia Drescher, a bridal consultant, and Morty Drescher, a naval systems analyst.
Talking about her height, she is 5 ft and 4½ in (1.64 m) tall. The youngest of two children, she has an older sister, Nadine Drescher. Her family is from Southeast and Central Europe; her maternal great-grandmother was born in Focșani, Romania while her father's family came from Poland.
The 63-year-old spent her early years in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. She attended Flushing's Parsons Junior High School and then Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, Queens, graduating in 1975. Drescher attended Queens College, City University of New York, but dropped out in the first year and enrolled in cosmetology school.
Drescher has a net worth of $25 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. Her first break was a small role as Connie in the movie Saturday Night Fever. She went on to garner more attention with films such as American Hot Wax, Summer of Fear, and Ragtime.
The 63-year-old found mild success in the 1980s as a character actress with roles in films such as Gorp, The Hollywood Knights, Doctor Detroit, The Big Picture, UHF, Cadillac Man, and This Is Spinal Tap. Fran also made a guest appearance in a second-season episode of Who's the Boss? in 1985 and on NBC's Night Court.
Drescher and her then-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson, created their own television show, The Nanny, in 1993 that aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999. It helped her achieve huge success and her character Fran Fine-Sheffield earned her numerous awards nominations, including Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She played the role of Fran Fine from 1993 to 1999, and in between reprised her This is Spinal Tap character "Bobbi Flekman", a look-alike for her Fran Fine, in the third episode of the fifth season. Her other notable roles include the Hotel Transylvania trilogy, Living with Fran, Happily Divorced, and The Simpsons. Recently, Drescher starred as Debbie in NBC's Debbie.
Drescher has been married twice. She met her first husband, Peter Marc Jacobson while studying at the Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, Queens.
They tied the knot on November 4, 1978. Both even attended Queens College, City University of New York, but dropped out in their first year. Fran and Peter separated in 1996 and their divorce was finalized on December 15, 1999. They had no children.
The 63-year-old married her second husband, Shiva Ayyadurai, an American-Indian scientist, at their beachfront home in an intimate ceremony on September 6, 2014. The two first met in 2013 at an event hosted by health guru Deepak Chopra. Drescher and Ayyadurai split in 2016 after staying together for two years.