Erin Moran was a well-known American actress. She was best known for portraying the role of Joanie Cunningham on the television series ‘Happy Days’. She has also successfully appeared in its spin-off called ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’. Moran began her career at the age of five, and at the age of six, she became a cast member of the television series called ‘Daktari’. Keep reading to know more about Erin Moran’s net worth.
Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann was born on April 18, 1960, in Burbank, California to her parents Edward Moran and Sharon Moran. She grew up in nearby North Hollywood.
She began her career at an early age after she was encouraged by her mother’s friend. Moran established herself as a successful child actress.
In 1987, Erin Moran got married to Rocky Ferguson. The couple divorced in 1993. In the same year, she got married to Steven Fleischmann. Her brother is Tony Moran. She later moved to Los Angeles, California and had hard-partying ways. She was later kicked out of her home in Indiana.
She died on April 22, 2017, at the age of 56. Moran died after having throat cancer which she developed around 2016. Her body was found in a trailer park at Corydon, Indiana.
At the age of five, Erin Moran appeared in an advertisement of First Federal Bank. She was then seen in the TV series ‘Daktari’ as a child actress. The series ran successfully from 1966 to 1969.
Moran made her film debut in the 1968 movie ‘How Sweet It Is!’. In the 1960s, she appeared in ‘Death Valley Days’ and ’80 Steps to Jonah’. She rose to fame after appearing in ‘Happy Days’ in 1974. In the 1970s, Moran was seen in many films and television shows like ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’, ‘The F.B.I.’, ‘My Three Sons’, ‘Family Affair’, ‘The Smith Family’, ‘The Waltons’, and ‘The Hollywood Squares’.
In the 1980s and 1990,s Moran appeared in many shows including ‘Hotel’, ‘Glitter’, ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘Good vs. Evil’, ‘Galaxy of ‘Terror’, and ‘Diagnosis: Murder’. Her roles in the 2000s, include ‘Hollywood Squares’, ‘Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star’, ‘Pyramid’, ‘Entertainment Weekly’, ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’, and ‘Catch 21’.
In 2008, Erin Moran was a contestant in the reality show called ‘Celebrity Fit Club’ on VH1. She has also appeared as herself in ‘Totally Tracked Down’ and ‘Celebrity Ghost Stories’.
Awards & Achievements
In 1983, Erin Moran won the Young Artist Award in the category of ‘Best Young Actress in a New TV Series’ for Joanie Loves Chachi. She has also won the 2006 TV Land Awards for her role in ‘Happy Days’.
Net Worth of Erin Moran
Erin Moran had an estimated net worth of more than $50 thousand. She was a successful actress during her early years and has appeared in many films and TV shows. She used to get $650 to $900 for a single episode for her role in the television series ‘Happy Days’. During her later days, she had financial struggles.
Erin Moran was considered one of the most popular actresses in the United States. She has appeared in many films and television shows in her career both as a child star and as an adult. At the time of her death, she was remembered by many top celebrities. She has successfully appeared for ten years in ‘Happy Days’ and has featured in a total of 234 episodes of the show. In 2010, she filed a lawsuit with the co-stars of ‘Happy Days’ and it was settled in July 2012 and all of them received $65,000 each.