Jennifer Misner is well-known as a sales and marketing director. She gained attention for being the former wife of the late actor and stand-up comedian Dustin Diamond, who was famous for playing Samuel "Screech" Powers in the "Saved by the Bell" series.
Jennifer Misner's Early Life
Jennifer Misner graduated from Penn State University. Her exact birth date isn't public, but it's thought she was born in the 1970s in Pennsylvania.
Misner has a sister named Amanda Misner, who works as a consumer loan ops specialist at First Commonwealth Bank and resides in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania.
How Wealthy is Jennifer Misner?
Jennifer Misner's net worth is around $300,000. Whereas, her ex-husband, Dustin Diamond, known for acting, music, directing, and comedy, had a net worth of $300 thousand when he passed away in 2021.
Diamond is best remembered as Screech from "Saved by the Bell" and its spin-offs. After those shows, he focused on stand-up comedy and reality TV. Sadly, he died at 44 due to stage 4 small cell carcinoma.
Jennifer Misner Career Highlights
Jennifer Misner has held various marketing roles at different companies. Her professional journey began in 1996 when she started as a project manager at Transaction Network Services (TNS). Following this, she worked in the marketing department of the Monarch group.
About five years later, Misner became an independent sales consultant and then secured the position of sales director at Sheehan and Associates in 2010. Between 2012 and 2013, Jennifer held a similar position at Concord Hospitality Enterprises.
Later, Jennifer joined Schulte Hospitality Group. In 2018, she became the Vice President (Marketing and strategy) at Jacarusco Enterprises. Currently, she is associated with Sonesta Hotels.
Jennifer Misner owns a gardening business based in Kentucky
Jennifer Misner owns a small garden business in Kentucky. She announced its launch in August 2020, sharing that due to the impact of COVID-19 on her job in hospitality, she had extra time to focus on this venture.
Misner's business is state-licensed and proudly carries the KY Proud stamp of approval. She mentioned that she and her business partner were collaborating with a vendor to ship live plants starting in the spring of 2021. Additionally, Jennifer actively supports various fundraisers and charity events through her social media.
Jennifer Misner is Married to Dustin Diamond
Dustin Diamond and Jennifer Misner met in Pennsylvania and tied the knot in 2009. Their relationship started in late 2004 when they met during one of Diamond's tours, according to InTouch Weekly.
In October 2012, during an interview, Diamond proudly displayed his wedding ring and expressed his desire for a family after three years of marriage, saying, "Happy life, happy wife, my friend." Unfortunately, while they were dating, Misner experienced a miscarriage due to an ectopic pregnancy, leading to significant medical expenses for the couple.
By June 2006, CBS News reported that Dustin and Jennifer were living together in Port Washington, Wisconsin. However, following their decision to end their marriage in 2013, Diamond put his Port Washington home up for sale in 2020 and eventually moved to Florida.
Jennifer Misner And Dustin Diamond Began a Charitable Foundation Together
After experiencing a difficult time with a miscarriage, Jennifer Misner and Dustin Diamond decided to start a charity to help children. They created the Dustin Diamond Foundation, aiming to support organizations dedicated to child care, as reported by IMDB.
They kicked off their efforts by hosting the "Haunted Masquerade," a sit-down dinner in October 2005. During their marriage, Diamond balanced celebrity fundraisers, stand-up comedy, and building a life in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Both Dustin and Jennifer developed a strong empathy for patient care and actively raised funds for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin within Milwaukee and neighboring communities. However, the foundation’s website is no longer active.
Jennifer Misner's Former Husband Had a History of Being Violent
Before marrying Jennifer Misner, Dustin Diamond dated Beth Musolff starting in 2002. Beth shared with Daily Mail an incident where the late actor got aggressive, pulling a knife on her and threatening her at a hotel. She described him as "abusive" and "paranoid," mentioning he always carried a knife for his safety.
In December 2014, Diamond was arrested for having a switchblade and faced charges in Wisconsin. At that time, he was dating Amanda Schutz, a former clown company owner. There was an incident at a bar where Dustin used the knife during a dispute, resulting in someone getting hurt.
Dustin was charged with disorderly conduct and served about three months in prison. His relationship with Schutz ended. At the time of his passing, Diamond was dating someone named Tash, who reportedly has some of his ashes.
Dustin Diamond's latest death certificate showed Jennifer Misner wasn't married to him
A month after Dustin Diamond passed away, TMZ obtained his death certificate. Surprisingly, the certificate stated his marital status as "never-married," despite many sources confirming his relationship and sightings of him wearing a wedding band.
Dustin's close friend, Dan Block, revealed to TMZ that Jennifer Misner was never legally married to the actor. According to Dan, Jennifer was his girlfriend, and Diamond wore the ring as a symbol of dedication while traveling for work.
Even though Diamond spoke about his marriage to Misner, it turns out it was a way for him to gain sympathy during a tough financial time. In recent years, Dustin had wanted to clarify his true marital status and wasn't happy about his Wikipedia page stating he was married to Misner.
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