”American actress and television personality best known for her role as Topanga Lawrence on the 1990s TV sitcom Boy Meets World, and the 2013 sequel Girl Meets World. She is also known for being the host of Style Network’s The Dish. Fishel also appears in National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze and its sequel, and was a spokesperson for NutriSystem.
Fishel was born in Mesa, Arizona, the daughter of Jennifer, a personal manager, and Rick Fishel, a medical equipment sales executive.She is of half Maltese descent.The family relocated to Yorba Linda, California when she was three weeks old. She has one younger brother, Christopher. She graduated from Calabasas High School in 1999.
It has been reported that Fishel dated her Boy Meets World co-star Ben Savage.However, in a 2013 interview with Maxim, Fishel revealed that this was only a rumor that she accidentally started during an appearance on The Tyra Banks Show – in fact, she and Savage only went on one dinner date as teenagers, and “by the time the dinner was over we realized mutually that we were more like family than lovers.”
She dated former ‘N Sync member Lance Bass from 1999 to 2000, and he was her date to her high school prom.
Fishel attended California State University, Fullerton from 2008 to 2012, and graduated with her bachelor’s degree on December 19, 2012, at age 31. During her university studies, she became a math tutor, leading her to meet Tim Belusko. After over three years of dating, she became engaged to Belusko in May 2012″.