|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Birthday:||Jun 05, 1954|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Height:||5.7 feet (175cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actress, screenwriter, producer, speaker|
|Last Updated:||March, 2023|
Nancy Stafford is an actress, screenwriter, producer and speaker. She came into a limelight in 80s after starring in Matlock, a 5-season mystery legal drama. Her net worth is estimated at 5 million in 2023. Let’s uncover how Nancy acting career helped her to amass such wealth.
How Did Nancy Stafford Become Rich?
Nancy Elizabeth Stafford was raised as a Southern Baptist in Wilton Manors, Florida, a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, where she was born in 1954. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Florida.
She was Miss Florida 1976 and competed in the 1977 Miss America Pageant after graduating from Ft. Lauderdale High School in 1972.
Nancy Stafford acting career started in 1982, when she moved to Los Angeles and was casted to play a minor role in movie Q and TV-series The Doctors. The next year she landed 2 roles: Amanda Talbot in a pilot of Lone Star which has never seen the light of a day, and Joan Halloran in St. Elsewhere series. The latter was a breakthrough TV-series for the aspiring actress: she got her fame, some money and connections which in the future will pay off greatly.
Apart from starring in St. Elsewhere from 1983 to 1986, Nancy Stafford also appeared in other TV-series: Who’s the Boss?, Riptide, Hunter, Magnum, P.I., Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Remington Steele, You Are the Jury, D.C. Cops, Sidekicks and Matlock. Most of these roles were part-time gigs, except for the ABC’s Sidekicks, which featured Nancy in 23 episodes.
Nancy Stafford played in “The Seduction” episode of Matlock as Caryn Nelson / Caroline Nathan in 1986. However, her acting skills impressed producers and they decided to give her a role of Michelle Thomas, a lawyer. Nancy agreed and she was part of the main cast since the second season (1987) up to season 6 (1992), and having a cameo role in seasons 7 and 8.
90s were as successful as the previous decade for the actress. Once again, she started getting one time roles in various TV-shows, most prominent one was in Babylon 5 in 1996, where she played a character of Dr. Mary Kirkish in the episode “Messages from Earth“.
In 2000s Nancy starred only in 2 TV-series: Judging Amy as Judge Bell (2003) and The Mentalist as Rosemary Tennant (2008). In 2017-2018 she has made her last appearance in a TV-series called Scandal.
Nancy Stafford continues to take roles in movies, but those aren’t made for a wide audience. The younger generation doesn’t know her, and she is remembered only by people who watched her in 80s.
What Is Nancy Stafford Net Worth?
Nancy Stafford has a net worth of $5 million dollars in 2023. She has made a lot of money starring in TV-shows and movies.
Her additional income source is writing. She believe in God and writes books on this topic. Her most popular books are Beauty by the Book: Seeing Yourself as God Sees You, Mothers & Daughters Taking Your Adult Relationship to a Deeper Level, and The Wonder of His Love: A Journey into the Heart of God.
How Nancy Stafford Spends Her Money?
Nancy Stafford lives a very private life, there is not many information on her expenditures available today. She is not a fan of jewelry or any fancy cars and dresses. Nancy prefers to spend available money on her family.
- Nancy Stafford is married to Larry Myers. Her husband is a pastor.
- She has a step-daughter and a grandson.
- Nancy Stafford is a practicing Christian believer.
- Tracy Stafford is her older brother. He served two times as a Mayor of Wilton Manors, Florida and was elected 5 times to the Florida House of Representatives.
- Nancy Stafford never did a nude photo session, it’s against her beliefs.