Juel Bestrop (Mike Mendel’s Wife) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Juel Bestrop

Biography / Wiki

Casting directors tend to be the unsung gems in their business, this line is very well proved by a renowned casting director, Juel Bestrop. She is widely known as the spouse of Mike Mendel (American television producer) who is extremely famous for working in the two best TV series, “Rick and Morty” and “The Simpsons”.

Recently, Juel came into the news when her husband passed away at the young age of 54 on September 22, 2019. According to the sources, he died due to a natural cause on Sunday night in his home.

Height / Weight / Age

Born in 1960, this eminent lady has turned 62 years old. This lady has a good height of 168 Centimetres and is 5’6” in Feet & Inches. Her hazel eyes and shiny Greyish-white hair enhance her beauty.

She seems fit with a weight of 55 kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 35 inches breast, 27 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. Her bra size is 34B while her shoe size is 6 (UK).

Net Worth

According to the sources, Juel’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born in the United States of America, Juel belongs to the white Caucasian ethnicity. However, she s quite private about her personal life so she never disclosed any information about her parents and siblings.

As of her education, Juel completed her earlier education at a Local High School. According to the sources, she also holds a bachelor’s degree but she never revealed much information about it.


Juel Bestrop

Nick Name Juel Bestrop
Birth Place The United States of America
Date of birth 1960
Age 63 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’6”

In centimeters: 168 cm

Weight In kilograms: 55 kg

In pounds: 121 lbs

Eye color Hazel
Hair color Greyish-white
Profession Casting Director
Sexual orientation Straight
School Local High School
College Not Known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town The United States of America
Debut Film: Sneakers (1992)

TV Show: New Girl (2012)

Fathers name Not Known
Mothers name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Juel commenced her career in 1992 with the film, “Sneakers” in which she worked as one of the casting directors. Apart from that, she is renowned as an Emmy-winning casting director. In 1999, she was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special.

She won this award for her amazing work as the casting executive in 1998’s movie Winchell. Furthermore, she has also received an Emmy nomination in 2003 for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special for the project “Door to Door”. Later, in 2012 she was also nominated in the category of Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series for the TV series “New Girl”.

Moreover, she has also worked in other popular movies such as “Primary Colors”, “The Hangover”, “The Break-Up”, “Going the Distance”, “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me”, “Project X”, “Norbit”, “The Unborn”, “Due Date”, “Ghost Rider”, “Scary Movie 2” and many more. Furthermore, she also owns a business called “JuelBestrop’s Casting”.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

This eminent casting director tied the knot with her beloved, J. Michael Mendel, after dating each other for a couple of years. However, this sweet couple never revealed anything about their marriage date and venue.

Later, the couple was blessed with their two lovely kids, Jesse and Jacob. Juel remained a very private life, she never disclosed much information about her personal life.

Boyfriend Not Known
Marital status Widow
Husband J.Michael Mendel


Juel Bestrop with her husband
Juel Bestrop with her husband

Children Son: Jesse and Jacob


Juel Bestrop with her husband & children
Juel Bestrop with her husband & children

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Juel Bestrop:

Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Actress Sandra Bullock
Favorite Destination Paris
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite singer Not Known
Favorite food French Cuisine
Favorite color White

Juel Bestrop

Some Interesting Facts About Juel Bestrop

  • She is very fond of reading.
  • Currently, Juel resides in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • Her husband, Mike Mendel has also won four Emmy awards.
  • She loves to help needy people.
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