Cindi Knight Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Dec, 2019
Facts of Cindi Knight
Date of Birth: 1953 , May-2
Age: 66 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Cindi Knight
Father Bobby Knight
Mother Muriel Knight
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $5 Million
Married Yes
Married to Andy Griffith
Movies Murder in Coweta County
TV Show Matt Houston
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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.

Early Life

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 ethnical group.

Knight is the daughter of Bobby Knight (father) and Muriel Knight (mother). The information about her educational background is a little unknown.

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.  

Cindi Knight with her late husband, Andy Griffith SOURCE: Answers Africa

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. 

Death Of Andy Griffith

Cindi Knight's husband, Andy Griffith died from a heart attack on July 3, 2012, at his coastal mansion located in Manteo, in North Carolina.

He was later buried in the Griffith family cemetery located on the island.

What is Cindi Knight's Net Worth?

Cindi Knight has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of December 2019. 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.

Famous For Matt Houston And Murder in Coweta County

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.

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