Martie Allen Biography
|Date of Birth:||1960 , January-1|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||United States|
|Weight in KG||70 kg|
|Married to||Kristy McNichol|
Martie Allen is a television personality who is famous as the partner of the popular American singer Kristy McNichol. Kristy who is also the partner of Allen is also a famous actress most known for her roles as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the TV drama series titled “Family”, with a role of Angel in the movie “Little Darlings” and Polly in the movie “Only When I Laugh.”
Interested in Acting Since Childhood
Martie Allen was born on January 1, 1960, in the United States of America. She holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. Her sun sign is Capricorn.
From an early age, Allen was interested in acting but she could not progress a lot in that field. Later in 1991, she met her partner Kristy McNichol who belongs to the same field.
Allen is not that famous in the film industry although she dreamed of it. But her partner McNichol was involved in the field of Hollywood film industry which even helped her gain popularity.
Her partner first appeared in commercials and later on appeared as a guest in other different series entitled “Starsky & Hutch”, “The Bionic Woman”, “Love American Style’’ and “The Love Boat.”
In the year 1976, she was also cast as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the television drama series named “Family” for which she gained two Emmy Awards for the role of Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series.
Kristy McNichol starred alongside Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher, and Burl Ives in the 1988 American erotic thriller, Two Moon Junction. Her last on-screen work was Invasion America where she played the role of Sgt. Angela "Angie" Romar along with Mikey Kelley, Lorenzo Lamas, Tony Jay, Edward Albert, and Leonard Nimoy.
In June 2001, McNichol announced her retirement from acting. As of now, Martie has vanished from the mainstream. She is also less active on social media which is why it becomes much hard to trace out much about her current activities.
What's Her Net Worth?
Martie Allen's exact amount of net worth is still under review. But her partner Kristy McNichol has a net worth of $7 million at present. Martie might have earned a decent amount of salary but has not disclosed the exact source of her income.
Allen briefly involved in movies and TV work in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1988, the actress was paid $15,000 from the most hit TV series Family, in which she appeared as Letitia 'Buddy' Lawrence. in 1977, she received $7.5k from the same project.
In the year 1980, the actress was a cast in the teen comedy-drama movie Little Darling which became the instant hit at the box office grossing over $36 million worldwide. In the movie, she shared the screen alongside Armand Assante and Nicolas Coster.
Allen in Feb 1992 put her duplex up for sale at $975,000. The house is nestled in Los Angeles. The ranch-style, 3,000-square-foot-plus home was originally built in the 1950s and it features four bedrooms, a tennis court, a guest house, pool, and a spa and sauna.
Happily Married to Kristy McNichol
Martie Allen is a lesbian. She has been in a relationship with Kristy McNichol since 1991. They started dating each other and got married. Kristy McNichol is a famous American actress and singer. Allen is famous for being the partner of Kristy.
Allen currently resides in the USA with her partner who is also a lesbian. In the year 2012, she revealed that she is a lesbian and after she lived with her partner Allen for almost two decades. She made the statement in the hopes that her openness would help other young people who are bullied because of their sexuality.
The couple is sharing a loving relationship together and living happily. It has been already 27 years and still, the pair are sharing a strong bond without any bad rumors. While talking about the relationship matter by Kristy while being interviews she shared that,
This phase of my life is so good. My home life is happy and serene. I love singing. I also enjoy traveling and seeing the world. One of my favorite stops is Hawaii. I like everything about it and may eventually move there part-time.
Mcnichol is less active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with a few followers.
Short Bio of Kristy McNichol
Martie Allen's partner Kristy was born on 11th Sep 1962, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Jim McNichol (father) and Carolyn McNichol Lucas (mother).
McNichol is an actress who is also known as a comedian, producer, and singer. She has appeared in many movies and TV shows in her career. Her notable film works include Mother of the Bride, Baby of the Bride, Children of the Babe, The Forgotten One, Two Moon Junction, You Can't Hurry Love, Women of Valor, Dream Lover, and Just the Way You Are.
Kristy has also worked in TV series such as Invasion America, Extreme Ghostbusters, The Golden Girls, Empty Nest, Starsky & Hutch, ABC Afterschool Special, The Love Boat, and Family.
Kristy has won two Emmy Awards in 1977 and 1979 for Family, People's Choice Award for Favorite Young Motion Picture Actress, and Young Artist Award for Only When I Laugh. Her breakout role in the TV series also earned her worldwide fame.