Kristy Swanson Net Worth, Age, Height, Relationship Status

Kristen Swanson is a 51-year-old American actress. She is best known for her stunning portrayal of Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As of 2021, Christy Swanson’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Full Name Kristen Noel Swanson
Birth Date December 19, 1969
Birth Place Mission Vejo, California, U. S.
Profession Actress
Husband Lloyd Eisler
Net Worth $5 million

Early life

Christy Swanson was born on December 19, 1969 in Mission Viejo, California, United States. She was born to her parents Robert and Rosemary Swanson. Both parents worked as physical education teachers. She grew up with her brother named Rob Swanson Jr.

For his studies, he enrolled in El Toro High School. As he got older, he became more interested in acting. When she was 9 years old, she told her parents that she would like to pursue an acting career. She soon got roles in many TV commercials. She landed her first TV promotion job in a dollhouse commercial, after which she landed other TV promotion jobs.

Net worth and career of Christy Swanson

Christy began her acting career by visiting the Actor Workshop. She later moved on to television commercial roles and made several appearances on such television series as Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Cagney & Lacey. She made her screen debut in 1986, starring in Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Swanson landed her first leading role in the 1986 sci-fi horror film The Deadly Friend. She then appeared as Cathy in the 1987 psychological horror film Flowers in the Attic. Christy was also recognized on the small screen. She landed her first leading role on television in 1989 on the medical drama The Nightingales. Christie gained more fame and recognition after her lead role as Buffy Summers in the 1992 black comedy horror Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

In 2000, she returned to television, playing the role of Susan Crawford on the CBS sitcom Vine. However, the series was canceled after five episodes aired. The same year, she achieved further success with her lead role in Dude, Where’s My Car? In November 2002, she posed nude for Playboy magazine.

Swanson’s last television appearance was as Julia Logan in the 2019 CBS military drama series SEAL Team. She also appeared in the 2017 film The Crowning of Jules, in which she played Victoria. Christy announced the expected release date for her new project Just Another Dream in May 2021. The film, which stars Paul Scheider and Jennifer Nicole Leigh, was released on June 15, 2021.

Personal Life

Christy Swanson is married to former Canadian figure skater Lloyd Eisler. She began a relationship with Lloyd when they both appeared on a skateboarding talent show called Skating with Celebrities. She subsequently collaborated with Lloyd Eisler. At the time, Lloyd was still married to his then-wife Marcia O’Brien, however they separated a month later and Eisler continued his relationship with Swanson.

Christie and Eisler share a son, Magnus Hart Swanson. The couple married on February 7, 2009. Before dating Lloyd Eisler, she dated actor Alan Thicke. She even got engaged to him in 1988. Christy was 19 and Alan was 42 when they got engaged. However, they never became a married couple.

Swanson was hospitalized on October 31, 2021 after being diagnosed with COVID-related pneumonia. She asked her fans to pray for her by sharing a tweet on November 1, 2021. In a follow-up tweet, she clarified that the virus had already spread to her lungs and that she was currently taking baricitinib and blood thinners.

christy swanson net worth

As of 2021, Christy Swanson’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. She has earned a great deal of money, devoting more than three decades to the entertainment industry. Swanson won the 1988 Young Artist Award for The Deadly Friend.