Melissa Sue Anderson Net Worth

Melissa Sue Anderson Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Melissa Sue Anderson net worth is
$1.5 Million

Melissa Sue Anderson Wiki Biography

Melissa Sue Anderson was born on the 26th September, 1962 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an actress, the winner of the Emmy Award and TP de Oro Award. Melissa is especially known for having played the role of Mary Ingalls in the television series “Little House on the Prairie” (1974 – 1983). Anderson has been inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame in 1998. Melissa Sue Anderson has been active in the entertainment industry since 1972.

How much is the net worth of Melissa Sue Anderson? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her wealth is as much as $1.5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Acting is the main source of her net worth.

Melissa Sue Anderson Net Worth $1.5 Million

To begin with, her artistic career began when her dance teacher encouraged her parents to find an agent for Melissa Sue. Then, she started working in commercials for television, and soon began to get offers to appear in various series, including an episode of the series “The Brady Bunch” (1973), “Shaft” (1973) and others. At the still young age of eleven, she was cast as Mary in the TV series “Little House on the Prairie” (1974 – 1983), which made her famous around the world. She was nominated as the Best lead actress in a drama series for her work in the series in 1976. Moreover, she won an Emmy Award for her role in “Which Mother Is Mine?” (1979) aired on ABC. Also 1979, the girl travelled to Madrid to be interviewed by Mayra Gómez Kemp in the Spanish television program “625 lines” – in 1980, Melissa Sue Anderson won a TP de Oro (which is the most prestigious television award in Spain) for the Best Foreign Actress for her role as Mary in the series “Little House on the Prairie”. Around that time, she created many roles for television films including “CHiPs” (1979), “Midnight Offerings” (1981), “Advice to the Lovelorn” (1981) and “An Innocent Love” (1981). Her net worth was increasing steadily.

Thereafter, she made appearances in several movies made for the big screen; inthe horror film “Happy Birthday” in 1982, in which she plays the young student suspected of murder. In 1980, she applied for the role of Emmeline in the film “The Blue Lagoon” and in 1988, she auditioned for the role of Sarah Tobias in the film “Defendants”. In 1990, she produced the film “Where Pigeons Go to Die”. Then, she appeared in “10.5: Apocalypse” in 2006. Currently, she is working on the set of the upcoming heist comedy film “The Brits Are Coming” directed by James Oakley.

Melissa Sue has now appeared in over 40 TV productions, and more than a dozen films on the big screen, testifying to her talent.

In addition to this, Melissa Sue Anderson published an autobiographical book “The Way I see it” which was released in 2010 that talks about the filming of “Little House on the Prairie” and the life of a little Melissa Sue.

Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she has been married to Michael Sloan since 1990 – the family has two children and are now naturalised Canadians.

Full NameMary Ingalls
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1962
DiedOctober 20, 1928, De Smet, South Dakota, United States
Place Of BirthBerkeley, California, U.S.
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Child Actress, Producer
SpouseMichael Sloan
ChildrenPiper Sloan, Griffin Sloan
ParentsCaroline Ingalls, Charles Ingalls, Marion Anderson, James Anderson, 22. Hello and Goodbye, 21. May I Have This Dance?, 20. For the Love of Blanche
SiblingsLaura Ingalls Wilder, Carrie Ingalls, Grace Ingalls, Freddy Ingalls
AwardsWestern Heritage Awards - Fictional Television Drama (1975), TP de Oro Award for Best Foreign Actress (1980), Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming (1980)
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1978), TV Land Awards (1980), Young Artist Awards for Best Young Motion Picture Actress (1982)
Movies"Bewitched" (1972), "The Love Boat" (1978-1976), "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends" (1982-1983), "The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1988,1989) "Partners" (1999), "Little House on the Prairie", "Midnight Offerings", "Happy Birthday to Me", "Far North" (1988),,"ABC Afterschool Special", "Which Mo...
TV ShowsX-Men, Little House on the Prairie
1Bright blue eyes
1Lives in Montreal, Canada with her husband and their two children. Rarely acts in order to be a stay-at-home mom. [May 2007]
2Was on the Today (1952) Show, promoting her new book, "The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House", release date on May 4, 2010 (hardcover) (May 3, 2010). [May 2010]
3Became a naturalized Canadian citizen in 2007.
4Auditioned for the role of Sarah Tobias in The Accused (1988).
5The only actor on Little House on the Prairie (1974) to receive an Emmy Nomination for the show.
6Turn down the role of Emmelyn in The Blue Lagoon (1980).
7Has two children, daughter Piper Sloan and son Griffin Sloan, with husband Michael Sloan.
81984 NATO Female Star of the Year for her starring role in the feature film Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984).
9She was Tommy Pratter's girl in Roger Donaldson's Marie (1985).
10Inducted (as a cast member of Little House on the Prairie (1974)) into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1998.


The Brits Are Coming2017post-production
Veronica Mars2014Stosh's Mother (uncredited)
Marker 1872010Short as Melissa Anderson
Marco Polo2007TV MovieMother (voice, uncredited)
Crazy Eights2006Hospital Patient (uncredited)
10.5: Apocalypse2006TV Mini-SeriesFirst Lady Megan Hollister
Thin Ice2000TV MovieTanya Ferguson
Partners1999TV SeriesCheryl Darrin
Earthquake in New York1998TV MovieDr. Marilyn Blake (as Melissa Anderson)
Killer Lady1995American Lady
X-Men 2: Clone Wars1995Video GameEmma Frost (voice, as Melissa Anderson)
Animated Stories from the Bible: Music Video - Volume 11994VideoSnake (voice)
X-Men1993-1994TV SeriesSnowbird
Burke's Law1994TV SeriesMichelle Ryder
X-Men1993Video GameEmma Frost (voice, as Melissa Anderson)
Manuel, le fils emprunté1991
Dead Men Don't Die1990Dulcie Niles (as Melissa Anderson)
Feature Fitness1990ShortFitness monitor (as Melissa Anderson)
The Return of Sam McCloud1989TV MovieColleen McCloud (as Melissa Anderson)
Looking Your Best1989
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1988-1989TV SeriesJulie Fenton / Laura Donovan
Far North1988Young Nurse (as Melissa Anderson)
Memories of Manon1988TV MovieYvette Marcel (as Melissa Anderson)
The Suicide Club1988Laura Donovan on TV
The Equalizer1987-1988TV SeriesYvette Marcel
Buckle Up1987Video shortMelissa Sue Anderson
Dark Mansions1986TV MovieNoelle Drake
The Love Boat1978-1986TV SeriesDana Colton / Cathy Cummings / Cindy Jerome / ...
Hotel1984-1985TV SeriesAnnie Goldman / Cassie Ray
Glitter1984TV SeriesElizabeth
Murder, She Wrote1984TV SeriesEve Crystal
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesNikki Gatos
Chattanooga Choo Choo1984Jennie
Goma-21984Kukki (uncredited)
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends1982-1983TV SeriesKitty Pryde Sprite
First Affair1983TV MovieToby King
That's TV1982TV MovieVarious characters
An Innocent Love1982TV MovieMolly Rush
Little House on the Prairie1974-1981TV SeriesMary Ingalls Mary Ingalls Kendall
Advice to the Lovelorn1981TV MovieMaureen Tyler
Happy Birthday to Me1981Virginia Wainwright
Midnight Offerings1981TV MovieVivian Sotherland
Insight1980TV SeriesMary Beth
Fantasy Island1980TV SeriesAmy Marson
Little House Years1979TV MovieMary Ingalls
A New Kind of Family1979TV SeriesLisa
ABC Afterschool Specials1977-1979TV SeriesAlexandria 'Alex' Benton / Kate
CHiPs1979TV SeriesMelissa Sue Anderson
Survival of Dana1979TV MovieDana Lee
The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour1978TV SeriesDirector of the musical
The Family and Other Living Things1978Chorus girl
Circus, Lions, Tigers and Melissas Too1977Ringmaster
James at 161977TV SeriesLacey Stevens
The Loneliest Runner1976TV MovieNancy Rizzi
Shaft1973TV SeriesCathy Cunningham
The Brady Bunch1973TV SeriesMillicent
Bewitched1972TV SeriesGirl


Where Pigeons Go to Die1990TV Movie associate producer - as Melissa Anderson


The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary2017TV Special documentaryHerself
Home & Family2015TV SeriesHerself
A Day in the Life of Little House2015DocumentaryHerself (as Melissa Anderson)
Extra2014TV SeriesHerself - Little House on the Prairie / Herself
Today1999-2014TV SeriesHerself
The Little House Phenomenon: A Place in Television History2014DocumentaryHerself (as Melissa Anderson)
Fox News2011TV SeriesHerself - Author
Fox and Friends2010TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2010TV Series documentaryHerself
100 Greatest Teen Stars2007TV Mini-SeriesTeen Star nº 56
eTalk Daily2007TV SeriesHerself
Nice People2007TV SeriesHerself
Exclusive Interview with Melissa Sue Anderson2006Video documentary shortHerself
Class of...2005TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1997-2004TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Host
Biography for Kids2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Favorite Stars: Then & Now2003TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Melissa Anderson)
Intimate Portrait-2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Sagas: Melissa Sue Anderson2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Celebrity Profile2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Michael Landon1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 12th Annual Golden Boot Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Michael Landon: Memories with Laughter and Love1991Video documentaryHerself (as Melissa Anderson Sloan)
Circus of the Stars #141989TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer (as Melissa Anderson)
The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
The 10th Annual National CableACE Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
Sex Symbols; Past, Present and Future1987TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
The Joy of Natural Childbirth1985Herself
Donahue1984TV SeriesHerself
The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards1982TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Female TV Performer
Hour Magazine1981TV SeriesHerself
All-Star Salute to Mother's Day1981TV SpecialHerself
Where Have All the Children Gone1980TV Special
Dinah!1975-1980TV SeriesHerself
The John Davidson Show1980TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1978-1980TV SeriesHerself - Actress
NBC Special Treat1980TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards1980TV SpecialHerself
The Toni Tennille Show1980TV SeriesHerself
625 líneas1979TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1979TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1979TV SeriesHerself
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Drama Series
A Different Approach1978ShortHerself
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
The 4th Annual People's Choice Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favorite Television Dramatic Program
Battle of the Network Stars1976TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team

Archive Footage

Tax Shelter Terrors2017Documentary filmingVirginia Wainwright
Weekend Today2007TV SeriesMary Ingalls
¿Cómo están ustedes?2006TV MovieMary Ingalls
Corazón, corazón2006TV SeriesMary Ingalls
A Little House Conversation2006Video documentaryMary Ingalls
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film2006DocumentaryVirginia Wainwright
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHerself
Ciclo Alfred Hitchcock2005TV SeriesJulie Fenton / Laura Donovan
The Ultimate Hollywood Blonde2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Herself (uncredited)
El informal2001TV SeriesStudent
Intimate Portrait1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood's Children1982TV Movie documentaryHerself

Won Awards

1980Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Children's ProgrammingABC Afterschool Specials (1972)
1980TP de OroTP de Oro, SpainBest Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)Little House on the Prairie (1974)
1975Bronze WranglerWestern Heritage AwardsFictional Television DramaLittle House on the Prairie (1974)

Nominated Awards

2008TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsCharacter You'd Pay to Do Your Homework for YouLittle House on the Prairie (1974)
1982Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Motion Picture ActressHappy Birthday to Me (1981)
1978Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesLittle House on the Prairie (1974)

Known for movies

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