Nancy McKeon is an American actress known for eight years-long engagement in TV series “The Facts of Life” where she played the role of Jo Polniaczek. She starred in many other movies, TV shows, and cartoons by giving her voice to the characters. She made a pause in her career to raise a family, and returned in 2018 TV show “Dancing with the Stars.”
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Happy Birthday to such an amazing woman! How blessed I am in this life to have you as a most treasured friend/sister ! You are the very definition of light, positivity and love!! From day one as your ‘partner’ on The Division your talent, strength, dedication- not only to your work but to your family and friends-joy and support was a masterclass! Will be incredibly grateful always for the gift of you and your family in my life! Love you and as Harlowe says “Have the best day ever:)!!” #happybirthday #friendsalways #family #grateful
Nancy has appeared on the TV screens since the baby steps. From the catalogs, she moved on to television commercials, and later as a teenager began finding small roles in TV shows and soap operas.
Her first appearances were in “Starsky and Hutch,” “Fantasy Island,” and “The Love Boat.” After that, she starred in “Stone” from 1797 to 1980. That’s when she got the role of her life. Nancy starred as Jo Polniaczek for the next eight years in “The Facts of Life.” She continued to take part in television series and movies throughout the ’80s and ’90s, too.
In 2001, McKeon took part in four seasons long TV show “The Division” where she portrayed the character of police officer Jinny Exstead. She also played Demi Lovato’s mother in the Disney series “Sonny with a Chance.” As well, Nancy appeared in “Touched by an Angel” and “Without a Trace” as a guest star.
To entirely devote herself to the family and raising two daughters in Texas, she made a pause from acting. Returning to TV screens in 2018 in “Dancing with the Stars,” she continued her career.
Also, Nancy McKeon did the voice-over job for popular cartoons like “Thundarr the Barbarian” and “Scooby-Doo.”
In addition to acting, McKeon produced her own show “Can’t Hurry Love” and produced, wrote, and directed “A Wakening” in 1999, which won her several awards.
In Nancy’s productive acting career, she won a lot of recognition, too: Two Marco Island Film Festival Awards for “A Wakening,” and three Young Artist Awards for “The Facts of Life” and the television movie “Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom.”
Also, she was nominated for three Prism Awards for her work on “The Division,” in 2003 and 2004, as well as for a TV Land award in the “When Bad Girls Go Good” category in 2007.
Nancy McKeon Net Worth 2024
Most of the income, McKeon gets from her previous television work and numerous television talk show appearances. Also, whenever some of her shows or movies are replayed or downloaded, she earns a small percentage of the cost.
On the highlight of her career back in the eighties, Nancy was rumored to be worth over 6 million dollars. Now, Nancy McKeon’s net worth is only 2 million dollars.
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Nancy has always dated famous people like television star Michael J. Fox, musician and “The Facts of Life” co-star Michael Damien, hockey player Luc Robitaille and musician Mark Holmes.
She is currently married to her long-time partner Marc Andrus who she met on the set of her movie “A Mother’s Gift” in 1995 when their relationship started. They married in 2003, and have two daughters, Aurora and Harlow.