Alison Arngrim

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Birth Name

Alison Arngrim

Place Of Birth

New York City, USA


60 years old

Birth Date

January 18, 1962

Star Sign

Alison Arngrim Facts

Child Star?




Net Worth

$400 thousand

Current Partner

Robert Paul Schoonover


Thor Arngrim, Norma MacMillan



Chinese Year

Year of the Tiger

About Alison Arngrim

Alison is a popular TV actress, who was born in New York City, on January 18, 1962.

Alison Arngrim started her career as a child artist in the famous hit series, 'Little House on the Prairie', in which she essayed the role of Nellie Oleson. She was nominated for the Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Star Award for her incredible contribution to the entertainment industry.

She has achieved the Young Artist award and Star Lifetime Achievement award for her illustrious television career.

Keep reading to learn more about the famous actress, Alison Arngrim!

Alison Arngrim Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Alison Arngrim's net worth?

The net worth of Alison Arngrim is $400,000.

How much does Alison Arngrim earn per year?

There is no record of the average annual earnings of Alison Arngrim.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Alison Arngrim?

Actress, Alison Arngrim, is 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) tall.

How old is Alison Arngrim?

Alison Arngrim was born on January 18, 1962, so she turned 60 years old in January 2022.

Childhood And Education

Alison Margaret Arngrim was born on January 18, 1962, in New York City. Her father, Thor Arngrim, was a Hollywood manager, who was born in Canada. Her mother, Norma MacMilan, was a Canadian-American actress, who had given her voice to several children's program characters, such as Davey on 'Davey and Goliath', Casper on 'Casper the Friendly Ghost', Gumby on 'Gumby.

Arngrim also has a brother, named Stefan, who was also a former child actor. Stefan was recognized for his role as Barry Lockbridge on the television series, 'Land of the Giants'.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Alison Arngrim’s partner?

Alison Arngrim got married to Donald Spencer in 1989 and the two separated in 1993. Later in 1993, she married Robert Paul Schoonover.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Arngrim began her career as a child model in television commercials. She shot to fame by playing Nellie Oleson in NBC's hit series, 'Little House on the Prairie'. She played the role of Nellie for seven seasons of the series and became a cultural reference for a spoilt bad girl all through the '70s.

After 'Little House on the Prairie', Alison Arngrim appeared in many guest appearances on TV series, including 'Fantasy Island' and 'The Love Boat'. She was also a regular panelist on NBC's game show, 'Match Game: Hollywood Squares Hour'.

Charity Work

Alison Arngrim is an avid philanthropist. After her friend, who played Nellie's husband on 'Little House on the Prairie', died from AIDS, Arngrim became an AIDS activist. She is also an active advocate of other issues.

What awards has Alison Arngrim won?

In 2002, she was revered by the Young Artist Foundation with their Star Lifetime Achievement Award as a Former Child Star, for her invaluable contribution to the industry.

Other Interesting Alison Arngrim Facts And Trivia

  • Alison Arngrim is a famous American actress. She is also a former child actor.
  • Arngrim kickstarted her career with the TV show, 'Little House on the Prairie'.
  • She is also very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 39,000 followers on Instagram.

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