Who is Maureen McCormick and what is her net worth 2018? The only daughter of her parents, Maureen Denise McCormick was born on 5th August 1956. She was born and brought up at Woodland Hills, California from his father, Richard McCormick who was a school teacher and mother, Irene McCormick, who was a homemaker. She was the youngest of the siblings having three older brothers, Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Her mother, Irene, died of cancer, after a three-year battle, in 2004.
Since her childhood she was inclined towards singing, dancing and acting. When she won the title of baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest just at the age of 6, she starts getting offers for various TV shows from different producers. Being incredibly cute and beautiful, these things started coming off easily to her.
Education: She got her education from William Howard Taft High School and shows her talent since her childhood. In the school also she liked to dance, sing songs and act in various school plays. This multi-talented girl got the required admiration since that time.
Since then, the door to her stardom got opened and then she never gets the time to look back. She got a number of commercials out of which one of them was a doll’s commercial in which she voiced for Mattel’s Chatty Cathy dolls when she was just 8 years old. She got the much-required fame by playing Marcy Brady in The Brady Bunch which was offered to her when she was 12 years old and since then with her fine acting skills, Maureen got the attention of rest of the public and the producers as well.
Being one family oriented girl since she always saw her dedicated parents working hard for their four children Maureen too take her life seriously. Apart from some of her addictions and certain bad habits along with controversies, Maureen always shines like a star as an American TV actress.
In the year 1985 she married Michael Cummings and the couple got blessed with a daughter Natalie in the year 1989. After her marriage, she suffered from depression, started eating less and got severe health problems as well. However, later she overcomes with all of these and came out from the darkness once and for all.
Net Worth of Maureen McCormick
Maureen, being recognised much as a child actress got the dust of stardom since the age of 6 and since she is working till date; no wonder to claim that she is one successful American TV actress. Maureen counts for about $2.5 million as her total net worth. With some of her remarkable roles like Marcia Brady in the Brady Bunch, where she acted as a teenager or her commercials where she gave voice to Chatty Cathy dolls, Maureen is still remembered as one amazing actress.
She also had an autobiography “Here’s the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice” where she comprehended her life and told all her dark secrets about personal life along with the roller coaster ride in the professional career that she encountered. It was released on 14 October 2008. This autobiography is the source of her income as well.
Apart from her roles in short commercials and giving voice to dolls, Maureen got Brady Bunch when she was 12 years old. The show was telecast for five consecutive years from 1969 to 1974. In this TV show, she played the role of teenager Marcia Brady and deals with the daily problems any teenager goes with. This becomes one popular TV show of that time since many youngsters can relate to her. Later, when the show went down, a number of related Brady series followed namely, The Brady Kids, The Brady Bunch Hour, The Brady Brides as well as A Very Brady Christmas.
She also played role in various movies out of which Idolmaker in the year 1980 is reported as the first. She also appeared in a number of stage shows and later worked as a recording artist too. Along with the Brady Bunch cast members, she released four studio albums. There is one country album “When you get a little lonely” which is her solo album till date and was released in 1995.
Apart from these different genres, she also appeared in various reality shows and also won in some of them. She won VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club in 2007. Her remarkable roles are still remembered in serials like I Dream of Jennie, Bewitched , My Three Sons and Camp Runamuck. Here is a short list of TV shows in which her extraordinary acting skills managed to get a place on the top list among the American actress:
-I dream of Jeannie (1966)
-The Brady Bunch (1969-1974)
-Happy days (1975)
-Moonshine County Express (1977)
-Fantasy Land (1978-1983)
-Day by day (1989)
-Johnny Bravo (1997-2003)
-Snow white: A deadly summer (2012)
-I’m a celebrity, get me out of here! (2015)
-Dancing with the stars (2016)
The time when Brady Bunch, Maureen’s most hit TV show come to an end, she suffered from the insecurity as for whether she would be able to get the same glorious image she had during Brady Bunch period or not. For some time when she didn’t get serious roles in the industry, Maureen gets trapped in the world of drug addiction. Cocaine got a place in her daily routine and she got highly addicted to drugs and pills. She started missing her scheduled appointments and productions that ultimately hampered her career growth.
After her marriage from Michael Cummings, she got into the sting of depression and mental trauma. But later getting treatments from various rehab centers and different psychiatrist, she finally managed to come out from this loophole. Maureen later accepted her mental illness publicly and even gets it published in her autobiography as well.
The star who get the stardom since childhood and doing exceptionally well till date when she is 60 years of age is nothing less than having a lifetime achievement award in itself. With some of her notable performances in whole professional career, Maureen not only proved her worth in the TV industry but also in her personal life. Getting addicted to drugs, shots and pills and later overcoming from all of these obsessions and depression, she has all that is needed in one successful person. Her personality and charming persona are enough to make her still shines like a star.