Molly Ringwald is a famous American actress, singer, and author. She is most renowned for playing a role in ‘Sixteen Candles’ during her teens. Continue reading to find the net worth of Molly Ringwald as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Molly Ringwald (Molly Kathleen Ringwald) was born on 18th February 1968 in Roseville in California in the US. Her mother, Adele Edith (née Frembd), was a housewife and chef. Her father, Robert Scott “Bob” Ringwald, was a blind jazz pianist. Molly Ringwald has two sisters named Beth and Kelly.
On 28th July 1999, Molly and Valéry Lameignère, a French writer from Bordeaux, France married and in 2002 they divorced. Molly Ringwald married Panio Gianopoulos, a Greek-American writer and book editor (2007). The couple has three children named Mathilda Ereni Gianopoulos (b.2003) and twins named Adele Georgiana Gianopoulos, and Roman Stylianos Gianopoulos (b. 2009).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At age 5, Molly Ringwald first stage-acted Dormouse in the play, ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass.’ Year after, Molly, her father, and his group, ‘Fulton Street Jazz Band’ recorded Dixieland jazz music album. This was Molly’s first released music album called ‘I Wanna Be Loved by You.’
In 1982, Molly got nominated for a Golden Globe for ‘Tempest.’ Molly Ringwald first appeared on television series in ‘Diff’rent Strokes’, and ‘Facts of Life’ (1979). Molly Ringwald commenced her profession as an actor when she was nine years old. She enacted Mouseketeer in the popular ‘Mickey Mouse Club.’
Molly Ringwald appeared in three movies directed by John Hughes. These include 1984s ‘Sixteen Candles’, 1985s ‘The Breakfast Club’ and 1986s ‘Pretty in Pink’. Molly Ringwald became a teen icon. Molly Ringwald enacted in 1987s ‘The Pick-up Artist’, 1988s ‘Fresh Horses’ and ‘For Keeps.’ Molly Ringwald enacted in several 1990s movies. The most famous 1992s ‘Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story’ and 1994s ‘The Stand’.
Molly Ringwald joined ‘Brat Pack’ comprising of actors Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall, and Judd Nelson. Molly was ranked no.1 on the list of 100 Greatest Teen Stars of VH1. In the 1990s, Molly Ringwald relocated to Paris, France to enact in several roles of French movies. After that, Molly Ringwald enacted in Stephen King’s movie, ‘The Stand.’ Also, she appeared in other movies and television series. These include ‘Modern Orthodox,’ ‘Not Another Teen Movie,’ ‘Since You’ve Been Gone,’ ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager,’ ‘The Wives He Forgot,’ and ‘Townies.’ In 2008, Molly Ringwald played the role of the mother of a pregnant teenager in the movie, ‘The Secret Life of an American Teenager.’
Molly Ringwald won for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama for acting in ‘Sixteen Candles’ (1985). She won Best Actress in the Paris Film Festival for acting in ‘For Keeps’ (1988). She won MTV Movie Awards for Silver Bucket of Excellence Award for acting in ‘The Breakfast Club’ (2005).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Molly Ringwald is $13 million. Most of her wealth comes from her profession as an actor and author. Since her early childhood, Molly Ringwald has enacted in several television series and movies. She made a name for her after enacting in John Hughe’s movie ‘Sixteen Candles.’ Molly Ringwald moved to France to enact in several foreign movies and Stephen King’s movie. Molly Ringwald has used her fame to author two books that have brought in fortune too.
In September 2014, Molly Ringwald started writing the advice column for ‘The Guardian.’ She answers questions regarding life, family and love. In 2016, Molly Ringwald was cast in crime-drama movie, ‘King Cobra.’ Currently, Molly Ringwald plays the repeated role of Mary Andrews on ‘Riverdale’ television series of The CW.