Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
Real Name/Full Name Kristy McNichol
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Christina Ann McNichol
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 September 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 53 Kg
In Pounds – 117 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Regular Brown
Parents Name: Father – James McNichol
Mother –Carolyn McNichol
Siblings: Brother-Jimmy McNichol
Brother-Thomas McNichol
School: N/A
College: California College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Lesbian
Marital Status: N/A
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Martie Allen
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor, singer, comedian, and producer
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Kristy McNichol, whose real name is Christine  Ann McNichol, is an  American actress, singer, comedian, and producer. She is popularly known for her roles as Angel in the film Little Darlings and Barabara in the TV sitcom Empty Nest. She has also won two Emmy Awards.

Well, how well do you know about Kristy McNichol? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kristy McNichol’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kristy McNichol to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kristy, whose real name is Christina Ann McNichol, was born on 11 September 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an American. Her father’s name is James McNichol, and he worked as a carpenter. Her mom is Carolyn McNichol Lucas. She worked in different things to support her family, as a secretary, sales assistant in a cosmetic shop,  eventually becoming a business manager for her children, Jimmy and Kristy.

Jimmy is Kristy’s elder brother whom they started acting together and ended up recording the music album” Kristy and Jimmy McNichol.” Kristy also had a younger brother, Thomas “Tommy” McNichol, who chose a different career, ventured into education, and did computer science.

In her interview in 1989, Kristy remembered she  had been a mother in when her mom  behaved awkwardly and controlled a house when there were chaos, cleaning the mess and also did laundry and  other chores

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kristy McNichol in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kristy McNichol’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 11 September 1962. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 117 lbs in Pound and 53kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Regular Brown.


Kristy matriculated from her local  High school in 1980 as she was passionate and very busy with her acting job from a tender age. She did not try to enroll in any learning institution until 1985 when she quitted acting for a while and enrolled at California  College of Hair Design for a change. She worked as a hairdresser to have some time away from filming she didn’t enjoy anymore. Friend and relatives thought he was committing career suicide, but for that time, Kristy enjoyed working alone without so many people around her, but she later called it an act of self-preservation.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Kristy’s personal was a mystery for many years, until when she came out as a lesbian in 2012 during an interview. Reportedly, Mc Nichol decided to reveal her sexuality in order to help people being bullied because of their sexuality. She has a partner called  Martie Allen, whom she has been dating for long until now, Kirsty is not married, and she has no children or a husband. She is comfortable and happy as a lesbian, and she thinks that is what is expected in today’s world.

Everyone should have the freedom to choose their partner regardless of their sex.  Kristy McNicol was diagnosed with body disorders during the prime time of her acting job. She struggled with mental disorder issues throughout the 1990s before retiring officially from her professional c acting in 2001. She once stated that most of her psychological issues were a result of her active acting since childhood. She was also a smoker.

Is Kristy Mcnichol lesbian?

Kristy McNichol is a lesbian as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She opened about her sexuality in 2012 in an interview, and she did this to encourage those being bullied because of their sexuality. She seems to be happy about her condition, and she does not regret it. She said she thinks in today’s world, and no one should be intimidated because of his or her sexuality.

Professional Career

Kristy made her TV debut in 1973  with a Small role that was assigned to her the role of ‘Steffi’ in one of the episodes of the series ‘Love America Style. She was 11years of age. The following year, she played a supporting role in the series titled ‘Aplle way; now, she was playing a key role of ‘Patricia Apple’; she played this role in 15 episodes of the series.

After this, she played guest roles in a series of movies. She had a major breakthrough in her career in the year 1976 when she was signed to play ‘Letitia “buddy” Lawrence in the family drama she played as a young daughter of the leading family in all series. This series became a major commercial success and ran five good seasons.

This was the very first time Kristy received universal appreciation because of her good performance in the series. She won two awards out of this series; additionally, she was nominated for a golden globe for her best performance.

She played a lot of other movies, including the Australian Film entitled’The Private Moie” In the 1980s and 1990s, she appeared in films such as  Dream lover’ Two Moon Junction’ and also Baby Of the Bride. She made 100 appearances in episodes of the series, and she made her final appearance on the screen in 1998. She later psychological disorders and retired in 2001 from acting.


Kristy has been a Hollywood thriving star. She has an outstanding career record with four awards win and five nominations;

  • 1997, Emmy, for Family
  • 1979, Emmy, for Family
  • 1980, People award for favorite young motion picture actress.
  • 1982, Young artist award for ‘only when I laugh

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kristy McNichol in 2024

Kristy McNichol Net Worth
Kristy McNichol Net Worth

Kristy McNichol has made several series on TV. She is also a singer, and she has accumulated her personal wealth out of this. As of 2024, She has an impeccable acting career with $5 million net worth, and her earnings come from movies she acted and the brand she endorsed for. She has faced many ups and downs because of her humble family background, but she managed it.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • At the age of six, she appeared in her first commercial.
  • She helped the poor in valley college during her acting days.
  • She is a singer too
  • She was born in California
  • After retirement, she taught at a private school in Los Angeles.’

Kristy has risen from a humble background to a top Hollywood actor, which makes me feel there is no situation that is permanent, and anyone can make it irrespective of everything. It only requires passion and hard work towards your goal. She never lost her focus, no matter what. She was a thirst for success in her career and for her life. Therefore, it takes one determination to become and to achieve what he/she wants. Success is a journey, but only those who never give up make it.


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