Claudine Gonsalves

by anupama Mon Aug 02 2021 Updated On Thu Dec 15 2022
Claudine Gonsalves

Claudine Gonsalves is the mother of American actor and director Jonathan Thomas Taylor, mainly known for portraying the character Randy Taylor on Home Improvement.  

He is also widely known for lending his voice as Simba in Disney’s 1994 movie the Lion King


Claudine got married to a man named Stephen Weiss. He used to work as an industrial sales manager. 

There has been limited information about their relationship and marriage background. The couple used to reside in Pennsylvania and later decided to move to California.  

Claudine Gonsalves with her husband Stephen Weiss and son Jonathan Thomas Taylor
Claudine Gonsalves with her husband Stephen Weiss and son Jonathan Thomas Taylor. Source: Pinterest 

Claudine’s children

Claudine is blessed with two children with Stephen. Their first child is a son and was named Joel Thomas Weiss

After giving birth to their first son, Claudine gave birth to her second son Jonathan Thomas Taylor on September 8, 1981. He is thirty-nine years old. 

Claudine was also responsible for managing his early career. She enrolled her son Jonathan in California High School

Claudine Gonsalves with her son Jonathan Thomas Taylor
Claudine Gonsalves with her son Jonathan Thomas Taylor. Source: Pinterest

After graduating high school, he studied at Chaminade College Preparatory School in West Hills.  He graduated in the year 2000

He then went on to study at the most prestigious university in the world Harvard University. He attended a philosophy and history course. 

He studied there only for two years and later studied at Andrews University. Lastly, he completed his graduation from Columbia University School of General Studies.  

Net Worth

The net worth of Claudine is not revealed. However, the average income of a school teacher and personal manager is ninety thousand dollars per year. 

The net worth of her son, Jonathan, is $16 million.

Age, height, and weight

The age, height, and weight of Claudine are not disclosed to the public. Her nationality is American. Her parents were originally from Spain.

Son’s fame

Claudine’s youngest son Jonathan is the star from the 90s. He started as a child model by appearing on numerous TV commercials. 

After appearing as a child model, he got the opportunity to work as a voice actor for a series called The Adventure of Spot.

He gave his voice to the main character called Spot. He made his first acting debut on the TV series called The Brady’s, where he played the character of Kevin Brady

He later starred in a comedy series called In Living Colors. After appearing on a show called Home Improvement, helped him earn massive popularity. 

Similarly, he has continued to appear on more movies like Man of the House, Walking Across Egypt, Timothy Tweeddle the First Christmas Elf, I Woke Up Early the Day I Died, I'll Be Home For Christmas, Speedway Junkie, An American Town, Common Ground and so forth. 

He decided to quit his career in the entertainment industry after being the most loved actor of the 90s. 

The reason to quit was that the success and fame he achieved hampered his mental health. 

He mentioned that being popular made him want to keep the public happy. He said being in the spotlight and trying to please everyone is not possible. 

Even after quitting the entertainment industry, he was still loved by his fans. 

Son’s controversies

After appearing as a gay and bisexual character in several movies, he was questioned by the media and his fans. 

Rumors speculated that he is gay, although he never spoke about his sexuality. 

He said in an interview that people should respect his privacy and not spread false rumors. 

More about Claudine

Claudine was born and brought up in the United States. She is of Portuguese and Spanish descent. She used to work as a personal manager and social worker. 

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