For many, Melissa Joan Hart will always be known as Sabrina, The Teenage Witch thanks to her iconic lead in the beloved series which lasted for seven seasons from 1996 to 2003. The actress has moved on both professionally and personally to other roles such as the lead in ABC’s Melissa & Joey and getting married and starting a family. Now she is not just an actress but a director, producer, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman, yet she manages to stay out of the tabloids and remains one of the most likable and down-to-earth celebrities out there. Although she grew up in the spotlight and has always been very open with fans, there is still a lot to know about her so, here are 12 things you never knew about Melissa Joan Hart!
12. What’s In a Name?
While some celebrities go by only one name, Hart has decided to go by all three of hers and is professionally known as Melissa Joan Hart. She revealed she was named after the Allman Brothers son “Melissa” while her middle name was given to her after her maternal grandmother, Joan. Interestingly enough when she was in the eighth grade and going through her confirmation, she chose Catherine as her confirmation name, although it never became a part of her legal name and she decided not to use it professionally.