She is a talent singer and actress from America known for her incredible roles in various films. Her name came to the limelight after she was featured in movies like ‘Little Darlings’ where has the role of Angel and on ‘Only When I Laugh’ under the stage name Polly.’ She has also acted other popular films like ‘Family,’ and ‘Empty Nest.’ Today, let us learn more about the career, biography and net worth of Kristy McNichol in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
She is a daughter of a Lebanese mother and an Irish father. She was born in 1962 in Los Angeles. She has a brother by the name Jimmy McNichol whom they have appeared together in various commercials. The siblings have also done several musicals together like the single ‘He is so fine.’
Very little is known about her education, but it is believed that she loved studying and she was always at the top of her class.
She retired from acting in 2001 and embarked into teaching at a private school is LA. She also engaged in charity works in 2012. She confirmed that she is a lesbian and together with her partner they have been in a relationship for over two decades.
Although she has no children in her fifties, she looks very young and gorgeous. Kristy stands at 5 feet and 4 inches tall.
Career, Awards & Nominations
McNichol first appearance in films was in 1977 after she was featured in the film by the name ‘Black Sunday.’ However, her scenes were not incorporated in the film after editing. In 1978, she got an opportunity to star alongside other famous people like Sally Field and Burt Reynolds in comedy ‘The End.’
In 1980, she co-starred with Matt Dillon and Cynthia Nixon in the film ‘Little Darlings.’ In 1980, she received a six-figure salary for her role in the movie ‘The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.’ She acted alongside Mark Hamil.
Kristy McNichol has acted other successful films such as ‘Women of Valor,’ ‘Two Moon Junction,’ ‘You Can’t Hurry Love,’ and many others. Due to her talent, she has received many awards and nominations to her name.
She won the 1977 and 1979 Emmy Award, People’s Choice Award in the category of Favorite Young Motion Pictures Actress, and many others. She has been nominated for several awards such as the Golden Globe, Young Artist Award, among others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kristy has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Her incredible talent in the entertainment industry has made her successful and productive as well. She devoted herself into acting since she was a teenager and there she earns a lot of money from the many appearances that she has made in various films.
Kristy hard work and infatuation have made her gain popularity from all over the world. Although she is retired, she will be remembered by many as an enthusiast actor, who puts all her effort to deliver whatever that is required.