'Pretty in Pink' Star Molly Ringwald Has Made a Comeback Via Television; Here's Her Net Worth

'Pretty in Pink' Star Molly Ringwald Has Made a Comeback Via Television; Here's Her Net Worth
Molly Ringwald attends the 2023 Time100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2023 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Taylor Hill

 

Name Molly Ringwald
Net Worth $11 million
DOB 18  February, 1968
Age 55 years 
Gender Female
Height 5 ft 8 in
Profession Actor, Singer, Dancer, Author, Writer
Nationality American

Having captivated hearts in the '80s with teen flicks such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club," and "Pretty in Pink," American actress Molly Ringwald still has an $11 million net worth. Her illustrious career spans television, film, and the Broadway stage, with recent appearances in "Riverdale," "Dahmer" and "The Bear." Ringwald stepped on the stage at the age of five in an adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland" before releasing her first album "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings" at the age of six.

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Molly Ringwald attends the 2023 Time100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2023 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Taylor Hill
Molly Ringwald attends the 2023 Time100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2023 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Taylor Hill

 

What are Molly Ringwald's sources of income?

Acting has remained Ringwald's main source of revenue over the decades, as she gained popularity on the silver screen and then forayed into television. Beyond acting, Molly Ringwald has explored various ventures within the entertainment industry. After quitting Hollywood due to traumatizing experiences, she released a Jazz album and has also authored books.


 
 
 
 
 
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She also bagged an endorsement deal with Avocados from Mexico, to make her Superbowl ad debut with a 30-second stint for the brand.

Real estate and other assets

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In 1996, Ringwald made a significant property transaction by selling her Los Angeles mansion located on Mulholland Drive. The mansion garnered attention not only for its luxurious features but also for its prime location in the upscale neighborhood. In 2016, Molly decided to sell a New York City apartment that she had owned for over a decade, for a substantial price of $1.7 million.

(L-R) Mathilda Gianopoulos, Molly Ringwald, Rodarte designer, Kate Mulleavy and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast attend dinner celebrating Rodarte and NYFW: The Shows at Jac’s On Bond on February 10, 2023 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Bryan Bedder
(L-R) Mathilda Gianopoulos, Molly Ringwald, Rodarte designer, Kate Mulleavy and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast attend dinner celebrating Rodarte and NYFW: The Shows at Jac’s On Bond on February 10, 2023 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Bryan Bedder

 

Social media following

Instagram 1.4 Million Followers
Facebook 728,000 Followers

Personal life

Molly Ringwald's personal life has seen its share of changes and milestones. She had two marriages, first to French writer Valéry Lameignère, which eventually ended in divorce, and later, she found love again and married Greek-American writer and editor Panio Gianopoulos, with whom she has a daughter and fraternal twins.

After making a comeback, Ringwald also revealed that she had been sexually assaulted by a director during an audition when she was a teenager.

Awards and recognition

Paris Film Festival (1988): Best Actress for "For Keeps?" (Tied with Elisabeth Shue for "Adventures in Babysitting")
Young Artist Awards (1985): Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical, Comedy, Adventure, or Drama for "Sixteen Candles."
The BAM Awards (2018): Best Supporting Actress for "All These Small Moments
New Mexico Film Critics (2021): Glenn Strange Honorary Award

 

Molly Ringwald poses at the opening night of the play
Molly Ringwald poses at the opening night of the play "Ohio State Murders" on Broadway at The James Earl Jones Theater on December 8, 2022 in New York City. Getty Images | Photo by Bruce Glikas

 

FAQs

What is Molly Ringwald's most iconic role?

Molly Ringwald is most famously known for her role as Samantha Baker in "Sixteen Candles," which became a cult classic of '80s teen cinema.

Has Molly Ringwald won any major acting awards?

While she received critical acclaim for her roles, Molly Ringwald's major awards include the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress.

Is Molly Ringwald active in film and television projects?

Yes, Molly Ringwald has continued to work in recent years, with appearances in films like "The Kissing Booth" and a recurring role in the TV series "Riverdale."

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