About Kristy Swanson
Kristy Swanson is a popular American actress. It has been stated that the total estimate of Kristy Swanson net worth reaches 5 million dollars, according to the recent calculations, which makes her one of the richest actresses in Hollywood. Kristy Swanson started her acting work as a teenager when she appeared in a few teen-oriented movies, such as “Pretty in Pink” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. In 1986, the actress got her first starring role in the film called “Deadly Friend”. One year later, she was chosen for the role of Catherine Dollanganger in the film called “Flowers in the Attic”. Thus, all of these appearances of hers not only added up to the total amount of Kristy Swanson net worth, but also made her name more known and recognized in the industry. To most of the people, she is best known from the hit film called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, which was released in 1992 and where she played the role of Buffy Summers.
The actress was born in 1969 in Mission Viejo, California, where she was raised. Both of her parents worked as physical education teachers.
Kristy Swanson attended El Toro High School. When she was 9 years old, her ability to act was noticed by her parents. At first, she appeared in some TV commercials. The first TV commercial in which she got a bigger role was for a dollhouse.
Kristy Swanson then began to get roles in TV series, including “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” and “Cagney and Lacey”. In 1986, Kristy Swanson got her first two bigger appearances in films, which were produced by John Hughes, called “Pretty in Pink” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. In 1986, Kristy Swanson appeared as a starring part in the film called “Deadly Friend”, where she played the role of Samantha. In 1987, she was chosen to portray the character named Cathy in the film called “Flowers in the Attic”. Kristy Swanson has appeared in many TV shows as a guest or a regular role, including “B.L. Stryker”, “Nightingales” and “Knots Landing”.
In the 1990s, however, she focused more on her film work than TV work. In 1992, she got the titular role in the film called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, for which she is mostly known. Other films, where she got supporting or leading parts, include “The Chase”, “The Program”, “Hot Shots!” and “Higher Learning”, which have also increased the total size of Kristy Swanson net worth. Kristy Swanson was joined by Joe Pesci to appear in “8 Heads in a Duffel Bag”. The actress appeared in a film based on a comic book, called “The Phantom”.
In the end of the 1990s, Kristy Swanson came back to her TV work, which she expected would be more profitable and successful than her film work. At that time, she appeared in two TV series, called “Early Edition” and “Grapevine”. In 1999, she appeared in a film called “Big Daddy”. Thus, these productions also increased the total sum of Kristy Swanson net worth.