Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
Celebrated Name: Kristy McNichol
Real Name/Full Name: Christina Ann McNichol
Gender: Female
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 11 September 1962
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Nationality: American
Height: 1.62m
Weight: 53 kg
Sexual Orientation: Homosexual
Marital Status: NA
Husband/Spouse (Name): Martie Allen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): N/A
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Kristy McNichol Lesbian? Yes
Profession: Actor, singer, comedian and producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Christina Ann McNichol is an American actress, singer, comedian and producer. She is best known for her roles as Angel in the film Little Darlings and Barbara in the TV sitcom Empty Nest. She has also won two Emmy Awards for her portrayal of teenage daughter Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the TV drama Family.

Maybe you know about Kristy McNichol 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 Kristy McNichol’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

McNichol is the daughter of James and Carolyn McNichol. Her father worked as a carpenter, and her mother worked odd jobs to support the family. McNichol is half Irish on her father’s side. Her mother is of Lebanese descent. She appeared with her brother Jimmy McNichol in many commercial movies and later, on her own. She also made guest appearances on such other series as Starsky & Hutch. She is very thankful to her family friend Desi Arnaz for this. Her first regular scene came in the role of Patricia Apple in the short-lived CBS TV series Apple’s Way in 1974.

Personal Life

For many years, Kristy McNichol’s relationship and her personal life was a mystery until she came out as a lesbian in 2012. Reportedly, McNichol’s decided revealed about her sexuality in order to help kids who are being bullied because of their sexuality.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 September 1962, Kristy McNichol is 61 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. Her height is 1.62m tall, and her weight is 53 kg.


McNichol was first cast as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the TV drama series Family from 1976 to 80.  For this series, she earned two Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series.

McNichol became one of the biggest teen stars of that era. She also appeared on talk shows such as The Mike Douglas Show and Dinah!, and made several guest appearances on Battle of the Network Stars and other sports shows. In 1978, she starred in the acclaimed TV movie named, Summer of My German Soldier.

In 1977, with a positive note, McNichol began her film career in Black Sunday, but her scenes were cut during editing. In the year 1978, she starred with Sally Field and Burt Reynolds in the black comedy named, The End.

In 1980, she played the leading role in the hit movie Little Darlings, which also co-starred Matt Dillon, Tatum ,O’Neal and Cynthia Nixon, and her performance was acclaimed by many reviewers, including those who disliked the film itself.

In 1986, McNichol appeared in Women of Valor, which was a TV movie about American nurses in a World War II Japanese POW camp. She made two theatrical films in 1988. By the same year, she began the role of Barbara Weston. She left the show in 1992 and returned for its final episode in 1995. That was her last on screen performance. Then soon she went on to voice characters in the animated TV series Extreme Ghostbusters which was released in 1997 and Invasion America which was released in 1998.

Awards & Achievements

Kristy McNichol has been a rising superstar in Hollywood.  She has an outstanding career record with four award wins and five nominations. Some of her lifetime achievements are as follows:


In 1977, Emmy, for Family.

In 1979, Emmy, for Family.

In 1980, People’s Award for Favourite Young Motion Picture Actress.

In 1982, Young Artist Award, for Only When I Laugh.


In 1978, Emmy, for Family.

In 1979, Golden Globe, for Family.

In 1980, Emmy, for Family and Young Artist Award, for Family.

In 1981, Young Artist Award, for My Old Man and Little Darlings.

In 1982, Golden Globe, for Only When I Laugh.

Net Worth & Salary of Kristy McNichol in 2024

Kristy McNichol Net Worth
Kristy McNichol Net Worth

Kristy McNichol is an American actress. She began her career as a TV personality, appearing in commercials roles, and later made guest appearances in many TV series. As of April 2024, She has an impeccable acting career with $8 million net worth. Her earning comes from the movies she acted in and also from the brands she endorsed for.

Kristy McNichol is one of the best actors in Hollywood with a marvelous career record. In her early days of childhood, she faced many ups and downs as she was from a very poor family. But with hard work and dedication, she soon grows up as a rising star. She cast in many TV series with her brother, and soon she become a famous celebrity in Hollywood. She has achieved the milestone in her acting career as well as in singing. She also appeared in several comedy shows and made guest appearances. We are truly lucky enough to have such a great personality.


  1. Kristy will continue to be the Buddy we all knew. Perhaps a new role before retirement if she so chooses.
    All the best sent to her recognizing her as the esteemed actress she will always carry Hope to meet her someday in the future! Later!

  2. I never knew kristy was a lesbian.
    I could not tell, She did not act like a lesbian.
    I though she was a regular

  3. I knew she was gay from the start, but WHO cares? She is a marvelous actress and a hard worker. Being gay isn’t a disease and she IS a regular woman and a regular person, although more talented and dedicated than most “regular” women.


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