Who is Kristy Swanson?
Kristy Swanson is an American actress who is recognized for playing the role of Buffy Summers in the 1992 cult film Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the 1996 cult film The Phantom.
Full Name: Kristen Noel Swanson
Age: 50 years old
Date of Birth: December 19, 1969
Place of Birth: Mission Viejo, California, USA
Father’s name: Robert Swanson
Mother’s name: Rosemary Swanson
Net Worth: $5 million
Relationship status: married
Height: 5 ft. 6 inches
Weight: 62 kg
Hair color: Blonde
Eye color: Light brown
Early/Personal life, Family:
Kristy Swanson was born on December 19, 1969, in Mission Viejo, California, the United States to Robert Swanson and Rosemary Swanson. Both of her parents are former physical education teachers. She grew up along with her brother named Rob Swanson Junior.
She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is a mix of Swedish- German- Scottish- Irish.
Career and Education:
For education, she joined El Toro High School and then joined The Actors Workshop.
She gave a debut to her career by working in a season one episode of ‘It’s Your Move’ in 1984. Then, she got the opportunity to appear on the big-screen role, in John Hughes’ ‘Pretty in Pink’.
Also, she has made her appearances in television series such as Knots Landing, Nightingale, B.l. Stryker. In 1992, she played the title role in the movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Furthermore, she appeared in the film adaptation of the comic-book The Phantom and the dark comedy 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag with Joe Pesci.
Relationships and Affairs:
Kristy Swanson is a happily married woman. She is married to Lloyd Eisler. They began dating during the show’s run, while Eisler was still married.
Also, the couple welcomed a son named Magnus Hart Swanson Eisler on February 16, 2007. In the meantime, he was still married to Marcia O’Brien and then they separated and he married Kristy.
Previously, Kristy dated actor Alan Thicke when she was just 17 years old. The pair got even engaged and at that time, she was 19 and he was 42. However, they never married.
Net worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $5 million USD.
Wiki and Facts:
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 62 Kg. Moreover, her eye color is dyed blonde and her hair color is light brown. Her body measurements are 35-24-35 inches.