Cynthia Rhodes
Cynthia Rhodes
Celebrated Name: Cynthia Rhodes
Real Name/Full Name: Cynthia Rhodes
Gender: Female
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: November 21, 1956
Birth Place: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Richard Marx (m. 1989-2014)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Lucas Marx, Brendon Marx, Jesse Marx)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Cynthia Rhodes Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actor, singer, dancer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Cynthia Rhodes is a retired actor, singer, and dancer from America. She is known for her films Dirty Dancing (1987), Staying Alive (1983) and Flashdance (1983). She is famous as a dancer and singer in the entertainment industry. An artist who followed her wildest dreams, Rhodes, has raised the bar for many other artists. Her accomplishment as a musical actor was and still is, very much appreciated.

Maybe you know about Cynthia Rhodes very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Cynthia Rhodes’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Rhodes was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the United States to parents Adrian and Edna Rhodes and was raised in a Baptist family. She started her singing and dancing career at the Opryland amusement park while attending school. She was later offered for appearing as a model in the Playboy magazine, but due to her conservative background, she refused. Cynthia has studied from Glencliff High School.

Personal life

Rhodes was previously married to the famous American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer Richard Marx and they remained married for 25 years, 1989 to 2014. The couple has three sons together- Lucas, Brendon, and Jesse. Rhodes and Marx first met in 1983 in the sets of Staying Alive, while working on the soundtrack of the film. They dated for two years before getting married on January 8, 1989. Rhodes gave up on her career to become a full-time mother after their three sons were born. The couple divorced on April 4, 2014.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November 21 1956, Cynthia Rhodes is 67 years old as of 29th February 2024. Her height is 1.7 m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.


Rhodes debuted with a small role in Robert Greenwald’s romantic musical fantasy Xanadu in 1980. Next, she worked as a supporting role in the musical drama Flashdance, directed by Adrian Lyne in 1983, which became a commercial success. After this, she landed herself as a female lead with Sylvester Stallone’s Staying Alive beside John Travolta in the same year (1983). She played the primary role in the sci-fi film Runaway(1984) beside Kristie Alley, Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons, directed and written by Micheal Crichton.

Rhodes’ most iconic performance was in the Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy-winning motion picture Dirty Dancing (1987). It was directed by Emile Ardolino, starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, in addition to Rhodes.

She also appeared in music videos like “The Woman in You” (Bee Gees), “Rosanna” (Toto), and “Don’t mean nothing” (Richard Marx). She also performed for the glam rock band The Tubes in their early 1980s tour. She later collaborated with an American pop-group, Animotion, a lead singer after replacing their previous one (Astrid Plane). Their single hit “Room to move” which was the soundtrack of the film My Stepmother is an Alien ranked No.9 in the Billboard chart. She co-wrote Markx’s “Perfect Day” for the holiday album ‘December.’

The last film she starred in before her retirement was an action-adventure called Curse of the Crystal Eye (1989).

Awards & Achievements

Cynthia has one nomination for the best actress in 1983 for Bravo Otto, Germany. She has not won any award till now. But she has gained a lot of fame for her works.

Net Worth & Salary of Cynthia Rhodes in 2024

Cynthia Rhodes Net Worth
Cynthia Rhodes Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is $10 million as of February 2024. She earned all this fortune by working in films, music videos, songs, and other performances. The salary that she received per film, song, etc. is not revealed and is under review. Currently, she is not associated with any acts and is fully a family woman now. She is a talented artist who has earned millions of fortune and love from people around the globe.

Cynthia Rhodes is best known for her onscreen performances of films such as Dirty Dancing and Flashdance. She is a talented singer, dancer, and actor who is well-known in the entertainment industry. She has retired from her career and is a full-time mother to her three sons now.


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