A very successful actress, Melissa Sue Anderson has been performing for over four decades. She began her career as a child actress and is best known for the TV series ‘Little House on the Prairie’. She has also appeared in many films and has won many awards in her career. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Melissa Sue Anderson in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Melissa Sue Anderson was born in September 1962, in Berkeley, California. She is the daughter of Marion and James Anderson. She has a sister named Maureen. She was raised by her mother as her parents got separated when she was 13 years.
She has been performing from a very young age and has appeared in the advertisements of Sears and Mattel. She is a Roman Catholic.
In 1990, Melissa Sue Anderson got married to Michael Sloan, who is a producer and writer. They have two children named Piper and Griffin. She currently lives in Montreal, Canada. In 1980, she was in a relationship with Frank Sinatra Jr. She has also dated Timothy Hutton in the past. In 1979, the actress was in a relationship with Lorenzo Lamas.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1972, Melissa Sue Anderson appeared in an episode of ‘Bewitched’. She appeared in the lead role of Mary Ingalls in ‘Little House on the Prairie’ from 1974 to 1981. She has also appeared in many other television shows like ‘The Equalizer’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Partners’, ‘Burke’s Law’, ‘Finder of Lost Loves’, ‘Fantasy Island’, ‘A New Kind of Family’, and ‘ABC Afterschool Special’.
She has appeared in many made for television films like ‘An Innocent Love’, ‘First Affair’, ‘Dark Mansions’, ‘Earthquake in New York’, ‘Survival of Dana’, ‘The Loneliest Runner’, ‘Little House Years’, and ‘Advice to the Lovelorn’. In 1980, Anderson won the Daytime Emmy Award and had also got a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award. She has won other awards like Western Heritage Award and TP de Oro Award.
In films, Anderson was first seen in ‘Happy Birthday to Me’ in 1981. Her other movie roles include ‘Chattanooga Choo Choo’, ‘The Con Is On’, ‘Dead men Don’t Lie’, ‘First Affair’, ‘Far North’, and ‘Killer Lady’. She has received nominations for the TV land Award and Young Artist Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Consider the net worth of an actress who started performing from a very young age? She has won many awards and has appeared in both films and television. The actress has got a net worth of over $2 million. In 2010, she appeared in the short film ‘Marker 187’. She was also seen in the miniseries ‘10.5: Apocalypse’ in 2006. Apart from this, she has voiced in the television series ‘Marco Polo’ in 2007.
Melissa Sue Anderson is a very talented actress who impressed everyone with acting skills. Although as an adult, she was not able to get much attention, she continues to make frequent appearances in movies and television. She has got decades of experience in acting and could well come up with a surprise.