Molly Ringwald is an American actress, singer, dancer, and author. She is best known as a cast member in The Facts of Life (1979–80), in which she played the role of Molly and her Molly Ringwald Net Worth. Molly Ringwald is an American Singer, Dancer, Actress, and Author. It is remarkable to note that Ringwald is part of the “Brat Pack” who was ranked number 1 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars. Keep reading for more.
She has also appeared in the films Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), and Pretty in Pink (1986). Molly was ranked #1 in VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Teen Stars.”
Ringwald was born on 18 February 1968, in Roseville, California, USA.
Molly Ringwald was born in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith and Robert Scott ‘Bob’ Ringwald. Her mother was a pastry chef and father was a blind jazz pianist—frontman and banjo player for the ‘Great Pacific Jazz Band’.
Ever since she was a little girl, Ringwald had a natural inclination towards acting and entertainment. At the age of 5, she played the role of ‘dormouse’ in the local stage enactment of ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
At 6, she released a jazz album in collaboration with her father, and his band, ‘I Wanna be Loved by You’. She continued acting throughout her childhood—played ‘Mouseketeer’ on Disney Channel’s ‘The New Mickey Mouse Club’.
The career of Molly Ringwald
Molly started her acting career at age five appearing in a stage production of Alice Through the Looking Glass as the Dormouse. The next year, she recorded “I Wanna Be Loved by You” with her father and her group, Fulton Street Jazz Band.
When she was 10, she was chosen to play Kate in the West Coast production of Annie in Los Angeles.
From 1979 to 1980, she played the main role of Molly Parker in the series The Facts of Life. She also played the lead role as Frannie Goldsmith in The Stand (1994) and as Carrie Donovan in Townies (1996).
She was nominated for Golden Globes and Young Artist Award for her album Tempest. In 2005, she won the “MTV Movie Awards- Silver Bucket of Excellence Award” for her role in The Breakfast Club.
In 2008, she began playing Anne Juergens in the series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She portrayed the role until 2013. In September 2014, Ringwald began writing an advice column for The Guardian.
She recently appeared in Raising Expectations (2016), Doc McStuffins(2016), and Riverdale (2017). She has a net worth of 11 million dollars.
Ringwald performed as a lead vocalist in two Disney albums in 1980. This gave her a chance to perform a track in a Disney Christmas Album.
She rose to fame with her excellent performance in ‘Sixteen Candles’ in 1984. She gained more success and fame when she was cast in The Breakfast Club in the year 1985, which was a great success commercially.
Pretty In Pink’ is another major successful work of Molly in 1986. The stable acting stand for Molly Ringwald started in the 1990s when she appeared in James- Scott’s ‘Strike It, Rich.’
Molly Ringwald Net Worth
As of April 2021, the estimated net worth of Ringwald is $12 Million.
Undoubtedly most of her earnings were accumulated through her acting career and partly from being a singer and a writer as she holds a pretty good name for being an author for two famous books.
The majority of earnings are accumulated through her exceptional and stupendous performance being an actress at a very young age and being the queen of child artists since her inception to the film industry being a child.
Ringwald’s signature red hair is one of the stylings which is maintained by her over the years.
She is the epitome of perfection and grace with her astonishing skills, which are cultivated by means of pure hard work and sincerity to her work.
She mostly stayed out of the limelight until 2008. She never missed endorsing her foot in all the fields in which she can excel. Her work as an author, as a musician, and as an actress, was great.