Andrew McCarthy is a popular actor from the United States who has acted in many movies. He is a TV director and travel writer. Some of his popular film roles include ‘Less Than Zero’, ‘Pretty in Pink’, and ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’. He has also appeared in several television shows and has won awards. Some of his television credits include ‘The Blacklist’, ‘The Family’, ‘Kingdom Hospital’, and ‘Orange Is the New Black’. Here is a quick summary of Andrew McCarthy’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Andrew McCarthy Early Life
Andrew Thomas McCarthy was born on 29 November 1969 in Westfield, New Jersey.
He completed his schooling at Pingry School and has also been to Bernards High School. He is a left-handed actor.
In 1999, Andrew McCarthy got married to his high school sweetheart, Carol Schneider. They have a son named Sam McCarthy, born in 2002. The couple divorced in 2005. In 2011, he got married to Dolores Rice. The couple has two children together.
McCarthy has suffered from alcohol problem since he was a teenager. He has been sober since 1992 and has also entered a detoxification program. He married his first wife after meeting each other for twenty years.
Andrew McCarthy Career, Awards & Achievement
Andrew McCarthy made his movie debut by appearing as Jonathan Ogner in the 1983 film ‘Class’. In 1985, he starred in the films ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’, ‘The Beniker Gang’, and ‘Heaven Help Us’. In the 1980s, he acted in movies like ‘Fresh Horses’, ‘Kansas’, ‘Less Than Zero’, ‘Mannequin’, ‘Pretty in Pink’, and ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’.
In 1993, McCarthy was seen in the movie ‘Weekend at Bernie’s II’. The following year, he starred in ‘Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle’. His film roles from the 1990s are ‘Dead Funny’, ‘Year of the Gun’, ‘The Joy Luck Club’, ‘Getting In’, ‘Mulholland Falls’, ‘Things I Never Told You’, ‘I’m Losing You’, ‘Stag’, ‘New Waterford Girl’, and ‘I Woke Up Early The Day I Died’.
His films from the 2000s are ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’, ‘The Good Guy’, ‘The Orphan King’, and ‘Standard Time’. In 2010, McCarthy starred in ‘Main Street’. He then appeared as Frank Baum in ‘National Lampoon’s Snatched’.
In television, McCarthy was first seen in an episode of ‘Amazing Stories’ in 1986. In 2004, he was seen as Dr. Hook in the television miniseries ‘Kingdom Hospital’. From 2008 to 2009, he starred and directed ‘Lipstick Jungle’.
He has guest appeared in ‘White Collar’, ‘Royal Pains’, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘The Twilight Zone’, and ‘Tales from the Crypt’. He has directed the television series ‘The Blacklist’, ‘Alpha House’, ‘Orange Is the New Black’, and ‘Gossip Girl’.
Awards & Achievements
Andrew McCarthy has appeared in the list of “100 Greatest Teen Stars of all-time” by VH1. At the 1987 Fantafestival, he won the Best Actor Award for ‘Mannequin’. He has also won the Grand Prize at the 2004 Rhode Island International Film Festival for Best Short Film. In 2005, he won the Sedona International Film Festival Award for ‘News in the Church’.
Net Worth of Andrew McCarthy
The estimated net worth of Andrew McCarthy is more than $15 million. Thanks to his successful career as an actor that is able to make this money. He has also acted in a number of TV movies like ‘Escape Clause’, ‘The Christmas Tree’, ‘A Father for Brittany’, ‘Perfect Assassins’, ‘A Storm in Summer’, ‘Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’, ‘The Secret Life of Zoey’, ‘The National Tree’, and ‘Straight from the Heart. McCarthy has directed many TV shows and was the actor and director of the short film ‘News for the Church’ in 2004.
Andrew McCarthy is one of the most famous actors in the world. He is a very talented individual and continues to be active in his endeavors. He is also a travel writer and contributed to the magazine ‘National Geographic Traveler’.