Melissa Sue Anderson
Melissa Sue Anderson
Real Name/Full Name Melissa Sue Anderson 
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Melissa Sue Anderson
Birth Place: Berkeley, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 September 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –  James
Mother – Marion Anderson
Siblings: Maureen
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American-Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Michael Sloan
Kids/Children Name: Piper Sloan and Griffin Sloan
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Being an actress is one of the most challenging careers you can get yourself into. Although it is fun when everybody recognizes and respects you in society once you have become a celebrity, getting to that level is never easy. The secret, therefore, is looking for something unique that is not in the other celebrities and maximizing on it. This doesn’t only give you an opportunity of excelling in your career but also gives you a base to stand on.

For Melissa, she took advantage of her American-Canadian background to stand as a unique actress. For sure, it did work and today, she is one of the most successful actresses at her level. She is known for her work in projects like; Little House on the Praire where she is cast as Mary Ingalis. Melissa was also featured on Midnight Offerings among many others.

Well, how well do you know about Melissa Sue Anderson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Melissa Sue Anderson’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 Melissa Sue Anderson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Melissa’s first day on earth was on 26th of September in 1962 in a place known as Berkeley, in California. She is lucky to be the second born in a family of three as she has two sisters. The name of her elder sister is not given but her younger sister who happens to be 12-years younger than her is named Maureen. They are the beautiful daughters of James and Marion Anderson.

Although she was born in Berkeley, in California, she only spent six years them as the family moved Francisco Bay Area and settled in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, her parents parted ways when she was only 13 years old and she was therefore raised by her mum. Since the mum was a Roman Catholic, she raised all her kids under the same faith.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Melissa Sue Anderson in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Melissa Sue Anderson’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 26 September 1962. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Melissa is among the lucky few who start their career even before they know what a career really is. Anderson was so lucky to receive offers of appearing in commercials for Mattel and Sears. By the advice of a dance teacher, her mother hired an agent for Melissa and her life took a different turn. For this reason, much of what is discussed about Melissa’s early life is how she started her career at a young age. There is therefore no information about her school life.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Melissa Sue Anderson With Husband Michael Sloan
Melissa Sue Anderson With Husband Michael Sloan

Melissa has a lot to talk about her successful life not only as an actress but also as a married woman. Being in marriage for more than 20 years and still going strong is an achievement that very few celebrities have found difficult to achieve. Melissa met Michael Sloan in the line of duty as he is a television writer and producer and fell in love with him.

The two love birds tied the knot in 1990, but the details of their wedding are not available. Their union was blessed with a daughter one year later, and they named her Piper. After this, they welcomed their second born, a son this time in 1996, and they named him Griffin. In 2002, they decided to move to Montreal and in 2007, they became naturalized Canadians.

Is Melissa Sue Anderson Lesbian?

Looking at the story of her love life, we can all agree that Melissa has no romantic interest in women as she has been married twice in her life and both it was with a man and not a woman.

Professional Career

Her business show career kicked off when her parents were urged by a dance teacher to find an agent for Melissa. This gave her opportunities to appear in different commercials that attracted many producers and opened doors for her to appear in different television projects. Her first role was in Bewitched episode titled Tabitha’s first Day of School. This was followed by The Brady Bunch among others.

Since then, she has appeared in many projects some of which include: Little House on the Pairie, The Loneliest Runner and Which Mother is Mine among others.


After being so committed in her career in that manner, you can be sure that this girl has received numerous awards and nominations in different categories. Some of these awards include Primetime Emmy Awards, TP de Oro Award, Young Artist Award, and Emmy Award among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Melissa Sue Anderson in 2024

Melissa Sue Anderson Net Worth
Melissa Sue Anderson Net Worth

What she has earned from her career is not only great fame but also wealth. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated to be approximately $2 million. She has earned all her wealth from her career in the film industry.

Nothing comes easy and whichever opportunity you get, you should ensure you take full advantage of it. An opportunity might come only ones and one needs always be alert, and we shall for sure enjoy the fruits of our labor.


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