Wendi McLendon is an American actress and a comedian who is well-known for playing the role of Beverly Goldberg, an overprotective matriarch of the family in the 2013 American period sitcom television series, ‘The Goldbergs.’

She is popular for numerous other comedic and unplanned or unscripted roles since the year 2001. She has received numerous awards, including the MTV Movie and TV Awards and the CinEuphoria Awards.

Quick Infos
Full NameWendi McLendon-Covey
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1969
Birth PlaceBellflower, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Carolyn McLendon, and David Robert McLendon.
OccupationActress, Comedian
Spouse(s)Greg Covey ​(m. 1996)
Net worthUS $5 million



Wendi McLendon-Covey was born on 10 October 1969 in Bellflower, California, to her mother, Carolyn McLendon, and her father, David Robert McLendon. She was born and raised in Long Beach in California, alongside sister Shelley McLendon, a comedian.

The two sisters are often known as ‘Sisters in Comedy’ in the media. Besides this, she is currently 51 years old with the zodiac sign of Libra.


Nationality and Physical Stats

Wendi McLendon-Covey holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity of Scottish and English descent. She was Baptized as a child and was raised as a Baptist. Besides this, she stands at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cms) tall and weighs around 58kgs (128lbs).

She has a slim body figure with a measurement of 37-26-37 inches respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of green-colored eyes with blonde hair.


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Wendi McLendon-Covey studied in DeMille Junior High and completed her high school at Millikan High School. For further studies, she studied at the Long Beach City College in the Golden West College. She later enrolled in the California State University located in Long Beach, California, to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies and Creative Writing.



Wendi McLendon-Covey dated and married her husband, Greg Covey, back in 1996. Since then, she has remained married to him, and the couple has not had any children to date.


Wendi McLendon-Covey



Wendi McLendon-Covey gave her debut as an actress in the short movie of 2001, ‘Henry and Marvin.’ Likewise, she played the role of E! Anchor in ‘Bewitched’ in 2005 and ‘Deputy Clementine Johnson in ‘Reno 911!: Miami’ in 2007.

Following these roles, she went on to star in movies like ‘Closing Escrow,’ ‘Cook-Off!’ and ‘Goldfish’ in 2007, ‘Over Her Dead Body’ in 2008, ‘Boutonniere,’ ‘Spooner’ and ‘Jesus People: The Movie’ in 2009, ‘Starlight and Superfish,’ ‘Douchebag,’ ‘Tug,’ ‘Public Relations’ and ‘The Search for Santa Paws’ in 2010,

‘Sometimes Pretty Girls’ and ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2011, ‘Holiday Road,’ ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ and ‘Magic Mike’ in 2012 alongside Channing Tatum, ’10 Rules for Sleeping Around’ and ‘All American Christmas Carol’ in 2013, ‘Date and Switch,’ ‘Cuban Fury,’ ‘The Single Moms Club,’ ‘Blended,’ ‘Think Like a Man Too’ and ‘A Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ in 2014, ‘The Breakup Girl’ and ‘Hello, My Name was Doris’ in 2015, ‘Amy of One’ in 2016, ‘Speech and Debate’ and ‘Mark Felt: The man Who Brought Down the White House’ in 2017,

‘Status Update’ and ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’ in 2018, ‘Blush,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Braking for Whales’ and ‘Mobians from Space’ in 2019, and ‘Sylvie’s Love’ in 2020. Moreover, she is also filming for Mickey Revealed in ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ and the role of Carol Pepper in ‘Sick Girl’ scheduled to be released in the upcoming months of 2021.

Tv shows

Wendi McLendon-Covey gave her debut performance on television with the role of Lydia Mayhew in ‘Lovespring International’ in 2006 for a total of 16 episodes.

Likewise, she has had recurring roles in series like ‘Rules of Engagement’ (2010-2013) where she played the role of Liz for 14 episodes, ‘Svetlana’ (2011) where she played the role of Phoebe for 2 episodes, ‘Bob’s Burgers’ (2012) where she played the voice role of Mudflap for 3 episodes, ‘American Dad!’ (2015-2016) where she played the voice role of numerous characters for a total of 4 episodes,

‘Big City Greens’ (2018-Present), where she played the voice role of Nancy Green for a total of 19 episodes, ‘Crossing Swords’ (2020), where she lent her voice for the voice role of Doreen for 5 episodes.

Moreover, she has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘Greek,’ ‘The Office’ and ‘Kath and Kim’ in 2008, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ and ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ in 2009, ‘Cougar Town’ in 2011, ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ ‘Wedding Band’ and ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars’ in 2012, and ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ in 2015.

Wendi McLendon-Covey


Wendi McLendon-Covey has won the CinEuphoria Awards’ Merit – Honorary Award and the cast of ‘The Goldbergs’ in the year 2020.

Likewise, she has also won LA Femme International Film Festival’s Comedic Actress award in 2012 and MTV Movie and TV Awards’ Best Gut-Wrenching Performance award for ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2012.

Moreover, she has also been awarded the US Comedy Arts Festival’s Best Comedy performance in a Film award for her work in ‘Closing Escrow’ and ‘Cook-Off!’ in 2007.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Wendi McLendon-Covey has an approximate net worth of $5 million.


Social Media

Wendi McLendon-Covey is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@wendimclendoncovey) has over 240 thousand followers, and her Twitter account (@wendimclendonco) has over 149 thousand followers.


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