Kristy Swanson

Who is Kristy Swanson?

Kristy Swanson is an American actress best known for her roles as Buffy Summers in the 1992 cult film Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Phantom in 1996. Kristy Swanson also appeared in a number of teen films, including Pretty in Pink (1986) and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1989). (1986).

Kristy Swanson – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Kristy Swanson was born on December 19, 1969, in Mission Viejo, California, and is currently 51 years old. 

Her parents are Robert Swanson (father) and Rosemary Swanson (mother).

Her parents are also both former physical education teachers. 

She then indicated an interest in acting to her parents at the age of nine and began chasing opportunities in television commercials.

Rob Swanson Junior is her younger brother. 

She is of American descent and of mixed (Swedish-German-Scottish-Irish) ancestry. 

Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

In terms of education, she attended El Toro High School. She then went to The Actors Workshop.

Net Worth of Kristy Swanson? Salary, Earning

There is no information about her earnings or compensation. 

Kristy Swanson’s net worth is expected to be around $6 million by 2022.

Facts of Kristy Swanson

Age: 52 years
Birth Date: December 19, 1969
Full Name: Kristy Swanson
Net Worth: $6 million
Profession Actress

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Kristy Swanson began dating actor Alan Thicke in 1986 when she was 17, and they married two years later when she was 19 and he was 42. 

The couple, however, never married.

Moreover, throughout the show’s run, she had an adulterous affair with her Skating Celebrities partner Lloyd Eisler. 

Eisler was still married to but separated from his pregnant wife Marcia O’Brien at the time.

The couple then had a son, Magnus Hart Swanson Eisler, a month after Eisler divorced O’Brien. 

On February 7, 2009, the pair married.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Kristy Swanson stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, according to her body measurements. 

In addition, she weighs 66 kg. She also has the following measurements: 35-24-35 inches. 

Furthermore, her eyes are blonde and her hair is light brown.

Kristy Swanson – Professional Career

In 1984, Swanson made her acting debut in a season one episode of ‘It’s Your Move.’ 

Two years later, she received her first major film part in John Hughes’ ‘Pretty in Pink.’

While she had no lines in the film, she obviously left an impression on the audience. 

She also collaborated with Hughes again in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.’

She also played Becky in the 1988 TV movie ‘Nightingales,’ as well as the short-lived medical drama series of the same name on NBC.

Similarly, in 2006, she won Fox’s celebrity reality show “Skating with Celebrities.” 

Kristy Swanson is with Dean Cain. Source: Yahoo Life UK

In 2018, she also appeared in two TV movies, ‘Bad Stepmother’ and ‘Winter’s Dream,’ as well as a feature film, ‘Killer Under the Bed.’

Nominations and Awards

She was nominated for a Chainsaw Award for Best Actress for her performance in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992). 

Similarly, she received Grace Award nominations for Most Inspirational Television Acting for A Christmas Wish (2011) and Most Inspiring Movie Acting for What If.. (2010).

She also won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Horror or Mystery Film for Flowers in the Attic (1987).

Kristy Swanson – Social Media Status

Kristy has approximately 118, 000 Twitter followers. 

Unfortunately, she is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

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Quick Facts of Kristy Swanson

  • Kristy is an American actress.
  • She is known for her portrayal of Buffy Summers in the 1992 cult film Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the 1996 cult film The Phantom.
  • Kristy also starred also in several teen films, including Pretty in Pink (1986), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
  • Kristy is a married woman.
  • She started dating actor Alan Thicke in 1986 when she was 17 years old.
  • Kristy had an extramarital affair with her Skating with Celebrities partner Lloyd Eisler during the show’s run.