Martie Allen Biography
|Date of Birth:||1960 , January-1|
|Age:||61 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 is also a former actress most known for her roles as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the TV drama series titled “Family”, Angel in the movie “Little Darlings” and Polly in the movie “Only When I Laugh.” Putting an end to the years of speculations, she came out in 2012 and introduced her longtime girlfriend Allen to the world. The couple quickly became the inspiration for the LGBTQ community.
Short Bio And Career Highlights
Martie Allen was born in January 1960, in the United States of America. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the White American ethnicity. Her sun sign is Capricorn.
Allen was interested in acting at first and she was also an aspiring singer, however, circumstances led her to work in the business field. She came to the limelight in 2012, after her partner introduced her to the world, but nothing much is revealed about her.
On the other hand, McNichol is a former actress, singer, producer, and comedian. She 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.
A lot of people have wondered what I've been up to. I retired from my career after 24 years. My feeling was that it was time to play my biggest part – myself! I must say that it has been the best thing that ever happened to me. So many fans are disappointed that I'm not currently acting; however, some may not realize that the process I'm in at this time is necessary and vital for my personal happiness and well-being
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, a pool, and a spa and sauna.
Married To Kristy McNichol
Martie Allen has been in a relationship with Kristy McNichol since 1991. They started dating and eventually got married. Since Kristy was not out, the pair kept their relationship a secret.
In the year 2012, Kristy revealed that she is a lesbian, and is living with her partner Allen for almost two decades. She finally came out in the hope that her revelation would help other young people who are bullied because of their sexuality.
The couple shares a beautiful relationship and while talking about her home life the former actress stated:
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.
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. He retired from acting in 2001.