Andrew McCarthy is an award-winning American actor, travel writer, and television director. He is renowned as a member of the Brat Pack, which was a nickname given to a group of Generation X actors.
They regularly worked on teen movies in the 1980s. He has thus had roles in films such as St. Elmo’s Fire, Pretty in Pink, and Less Than Zero. Andrew McCarthy’s net worth is $12 million.
Who is Andrew McCarthy?
Andrew McCarthy started acting while still in school. Her first acting role came during a rendition of the Artful Dodger in Oliver. By the time he had turned 18, Andrew was a theatre major at New York University.
The very next year, he was brought on to appear in the movie Class. This film helped him build a name for himself in the industry. From then on, he went on to work on notable films like Mannequin, Heaven Help Us, Weekend at Bernie’s, and Fresh Horses.
Additionally, Andrew has also been a guest star in a couple of television series, namely Law & Order: Criminal Intent, E-Ring, Gossip Girls, and 13 Reasons Why. He has also directed successful television shows like Orange Is the New Black and The Blacklist.
After a while, McCarthy decided to focus on his love for traveling. Consequently, he landed an Editor position with the “National Geographic Traveller” magazine in the mid-2000s.
Other than that he has also published books of his own. His first book, The Longest Way Home: One Man’s Courage to Settle Down, was released in 2012. Just Fly Away was published by Algonquin Books in 2017.
This particular book became a New York Times bestseller almost instantly. He is currently working on his travel memoir about his life in the 1980s, Brat: An 80s Story, which is set to be published by Grand Central Publishing in May 2021.
Age and Date of Birth.
Andrew Thomas McCarthy was born on November 29, 1962, in Westfield New Jersey. He is 58-years old at the moment. Growing up, his mother worked for a local newspaper.
Andrew’s father on the other hand was a stock and investments broker. His family later moved to Bernardsville, New Jersey, where he attended Bernards High School and Pingry School.
Looking at his star sign, we found that his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He shares this particular honor with other notable celebrities like Jon Cheadle, Lauren German, and the late Chadwick Boseman.
Andrew McCarthy has generated a lot of his income from his acting career. Pretty in Pink for instance, reportedly grossed $40 million at the box office. Other than this, Andrew has also enjoyed a decent amount of money from the other films he has appeared in.
Other additional earnings have come from his work as a director, as well as the money generated from book sales. Presently, Andrew McCarthy’s net worth is $12 million.
Wife Dolores Rice.
Andrew McCarthy got married to his college sweetheart, Carol Schneider, in 1999. They had a son, Sam, who went on to become an actor. Andrew and Carol officially separated back in 2005.
He then got married to Dolores Rice in 2011. As of 2021, they are set to celebrate a decade together. The couple has two kids: a daughter, Willow, and a second child, Rowan, who was born in 2015.
There is very little information about Andrew McCarthy’s living arrangement, but he resides in New York. His prized possessions, however, are his 1967 Chevrolet Camaro convertible, which he talks about in his book, The Longest Way Home, and a Mustang convertible.
|Name||Andrew Thomas McCarthy|
|Age||58 years old|
|Date of Birth||November 29, 1962|
|Height||5ft 8in (173 cm)|
|Occupation||Actor, director, travel writer|
|Spouse(s)||Carol Schneider (m. 1991, div. 2005)|
Dolores Rice (m. 2001)
|Net Worth||$12 million|