Tatum O’Neal
Tatum O’Neal
Real Name/Full Name Tatum Beatrice O’Neal
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tatum O’Neal
Birth Place: Los Angele, California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 November 1963
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72Kg
In Pounds – 156 lbs
Eye Color: Grey
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Ryan O’Neal
Mother – Joanna Moore
Siblings: Griffin, Patrick and Redmond O’Neal
School: Hollywood Professional School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Unspecified
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: John McEnroe (m. 1986; div. 1994)
Kids/Children Name: Kevin, Sean and Emily McEnroe
Profession: Author, actress
Net Worth: $800 thousand
Last Updated: May 2024

Tatum O’Neal is an American author and actress. She is famously remembered for being the youngest person ever to win a competitive Academy Award. She received the award in 1974 at the age of 10 for her role in Paper Moon alongside her father Ryan O’Neal. She has also made appearances in Law and Order: Criminal Intent.

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Biography and Early Life

Tatum was born on November 5, 1963. She was born in the area of Westwood in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Ryan O’Neal and Joanne Moore. Both her parents are actors. A year after her birth, her younger brother, Griffin was born. In 1967 her parents underwent a severe divorce. His father quickly went ahead and married actress Leigh Taylor-Young.

His father and the actress gave birth to a son, Patrick. The marriage did not last long and in 1973, they got a divorce. Her father then went ahead and got involved in a relationship with actress Farah Fawcett with her, she gave birth to Redmond, Tatum’s other half-brother. Tatum’s mother later died of lung cancer at the age of 63. Tatum is Irish, English, and Ashkenazi Jewish from her father’s side.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tatum O’Neal in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Tatum O’Neal’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 5 November 1963. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 156 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Grey and hair color is Blonde.


Currently, there is no information concerning her school life since most of her youth was spent behind the camera. She is said to have attended Hollywood Professional School where she learned more about acting.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

O’Neal once dated pop star Michael Jackson in the 70s. Jackson described her as his first love and she tried to seduce him into sex but was really scared of the idea of sex. Tatum later denied the accusations in her autobiography. Tatum later married tennis player, John McEnroe in 1986. As a result of their union, the two have three children: Kevin, Sean and Emily. They later divorced in 1994.

After the divorce, Tatum fell into Heroine addiction and as a result, she lost her children’s custody to John in 1998. In 2011, she reconciled with her father after 25 years of not speaking. In 2015, Tatum revealed that she had began dating women but preferred not to be identified as a lesbian, bisexual or as heterosexual. On June 1, 2008, she was arrested for purchasing crack cocaine near her apartment in Manhattan. After a police search of her house, 2 bags of drugs were confiscated together with an unused crack pipe. She was later released in July 2nd after agreeing to two half-day sessions in a drug treatment program.

Is Tatum O’Neal Lesbian?

Tatum’s sexuality is currently not in the open. She once had a relationship with Michael Jackson and was married to tennis player, John McEnroe with whom she had three children. In 2015, she revealed that she had begun dating women but preferred not to be identified as of any sexual orientation.

Professional Career

Tatum O’Neal’s career began in 1984 after being cast in the film Paper Moon alongside her father. Though it was her first time acting, her performance in the movie got a lot of praise including two awards. Her performance saw her get a lot of acting roles. She was also cast in the movie The Bad News Bears and International Velvet.

Peter Bogdanovich, the director for Paper Moon later cast her alongside her father in a less successful movie Nickelodeon. Her career as an adult proved not to be as successful as her early career. This was due to her divorce from her then-husband John McEnroe and her eventual drug addiction.

She then came back to the limelight in the 2000s after landing a role on the television show Sex and the City. She was also cast in the television show 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. She also had an appearance on Law and Order: Criminal Intent. Her personal life has always been her center of attention especially after her controversial arrest and her reunion with her father. There were several tabloids concerning their re-union. Oprah Winfrey’s TV Network even aired a brief series named Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals.


In the course of her whole career, Tatum has managed to bag herself two awards. She was the youngest ever recipient of an Academy Award. She received the award due to her performance in the 1973 movie, Paper Moon. She also won a Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year for her role in the same movie.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tatum O’Neal in 2024

Tatum O’Neal Net Worth
Tatum O’Neal Net Worth

Tatum was a very prosperous actress during her younger years. She has a net worth of about $800 thousand as of 2024. She gained most of her income in her youthful successful years. Since her controversial drug addiction, she has not been receiving many stints. She also earns an income due to the sale of her books.

Tatum O’Neal has been named as one of the most controversial celebrities in Hollywood. She has been in several movies since her childhood. Currently, she is focusing in beating her addiction and her relationship with her father.


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