Cindi Knight Biography
|Date of Birth:||1953 , May-2|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Working For||Film, TV shows|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Married to||Andy Griffith|
|Movies||Murder in Coweta County|
|TV Show||Matt Houston|
Cindi Knight is an American actress who is best known for her work is a TV series Matt Houston. She also featured in the crime drama TV film Murder in Coweta County in 1983. Cindi gained further recognition after getting married to Andy Griffith in 1983. Griffith was an actor, singer, comedian, and writer.
Only Child of Her Parents
Cindi Knight was born on May 2, 1953, in the United State of America under the birth sign Taurus. She is American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group.
Knight is the daughter of Bobby Knight and Muriel Knight. She completed her schooling and high school studies in the USA. She is the only child of her parents.
Film and Television Career
In 1983, Knight starred as Secretary in the crime-drama film Matt Houston alongside Lee Horsley, Pamela Hensley, and Cis Rundle.
Later, the actress went on to star as Julia Turner in the crime-drama television film Murder in Coweta County in 1983. Johnny Cash, Earl Hindman, and Norman Matlock were the other cast members of the film.
Her late husband Andy's last on-screen project was 2003 comedy The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back To Mayberry. In 2001, he was cast in a TV series Dawson's Creek along with James Van Der Beek, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson, Katie Holmes, Mary-Margaret Humes, and more.
Widow of Andy Griffith
Cindi Knight, 66, tied the knot with Andy Griffith on April 12, 1983. Griffith is a late actor, singer, comedian, writer, and producer.
The couple first met with each other during the filming of Murder in Coweta County. And, the couple dated for a few years before they committed. The two were together until the sudden death of legendary actor Andy Griffith on July 3, 2012, from a Heart Attack at the age of 86 at his house in North Carolina.
Prior to his marriage with Knight, Griffith had previously married twice. He first tied the knot with Barbara Bray Edwards on August 22, 1949. The couple, however, divorced in 1972. The two also had two adopted children, Andy Samuel "Sam" Griffith and Dixie Nann Griffith.
For the second time, the late actor went on to marry Solica Cassuto, a greek actress in 1973. But, their relationship also ended in divorce in 1981.
Andy Griffith Death
Cindi Knight's husband, Andy Griffith died of a heart attack on July 3, 2012, at his coastal mansion located in Manteo, in North Carolina. He passed away at the age of 86.
He was later buried in the Griffith family cemetery located on the island.
Estimated Net Worth of $5 Million
Cindi Knight has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2020. She collected such a good amount of money from her work in movies and TV shows.
On the other hand, Cindi's late husband Andy had a net worth of $45 million at the time of his death. He collected the majority of his aforementioned fortune from his multiple professions as an actor, producer, musician, as well as comedian.