Tracy Nelson Bio, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: actors
Date of birth: Oct 25, 1963
Age: 58
Net worth: 5 Million
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA
Height (m): 1.68
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Divorced

Tracy Nelson is an American actress known for roles in various films, series, and sitcoms. It includes ‘Square Pegs’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Father Dowling Mysteries’, and ‘Murphy Brown’. Since this tender age of four, she has been actively working in the entertainment industry. Further, she belongs to the fourth generation of the Nelson family who has been in the show biz.

Moreover, the actress has been suffered from three types of cancer:  stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and thyroid cancer which she overcame. Also, during 2010, after diagnosed by breast cancer, she fully recovered from a bilateral mastectomy. Wanna know more about her on relationships, career, as well as net worth? Then stay tuned.


Caption: The American actress and writer, Tracy Nelson.
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Tracy Nelson: Bio, family, Education

She was born as the Tracy Kristine Nelson to the actor parents Ricky and Kristin Nelson. Nelson was born on 25 October 1963 in Santa Monica, California, the U.S. She is the fourth generation performer as her great grand-parents Hazel Dell and Roy Hilliard Snyder were also vaudeville performers. She grew up along with three siblings: Mathew Nelson, Gunner Nelson, and Sam Nelson. Her two brothers Mathew and Gunner are from 1990s rock band Nelson. Further, she is the niece of actor Mark Harmon who was named ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ in 1986 by People.

For her education, she graduated from The Buckley School in 1981 from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. Then, she went on to attend Bard College in upstate New York where she studied Dance and European History.

Tracy with her siblings

Caption: Tracy with her siblings
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Tracy Nelson: Career & Life Achievements

She has started her career from a young age of four by appearing in ‘Yours, Mine and Ours’. However, she had already garnered her first role when she was three months old on her grandparents’ TV show. Additionally, she is also a trained dancer who had studied ballet for 17 years and had toured throughout California during her grammar school.

She studied theatre and briefly performed in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after completing high school. Then she got her first breakthrough role as Jennifer DeNuccio on the television series ‘Square Pegs’ in 1982. Following that in 1986, she got her another break as an anorexic daughter in the American comedy film ‘Down and Out in Beverly Hills’. Her other film credits include 1998 ‘The Night Caller’, 2000 ‘The Perfect Tenant’, 2001 ‘Dumb Luck’, and 2018 ‘As Long as I’m Famous’.

She appeared as Deena Marx in the sitcom ‘Family Ties’ where Tom Hanks also appeared in a guest role. She has joined several series as the main cast including 1984 ‘Glitter’, 1989 ‘Father Dowling Mysteries’, and 1993 ‘A League of Their Own’. Moreover, she has also worked in many made-for-television films like ‘Kate’s Secret’, ‘Fatal Confession’, ‘For Hope’, ‘Perfect Game’, ‘The Rival’, and ‘A Grandpa for Christmas’. As a writer, she has written a book on her family ‘The Nelsons’. It is based on her personal experience and a movie script of her family.

Tracy Nelson: Personal Life, Husband, & Divorce

Speaking of her personal life or love life, she is a divorced woman. In 1987, she had married actor William R. Moses with whom she had performed in a few films/dramas. Together, they had welcomed a daughter, Remington Elizabeth Moses in 1992 and is also an actress. However, William and Nelson’s married life didn’t go well and separated officially in 1997. No information was recorded for their divorce in the media.

After her divorce, she found love in the actor Chris Clark and hooked up for a quite long time. Their relationship was serious that they produced a son Elijah Nelson Clark in 2001. But unfortunately, their relationship didn’t go well and separated in the birth year of their son. At present, she is enjoying her single life and focusing on her work.

Nelson and William

Caption: Tracy Nelson with her ex-husband William R. Moses performing in a film.
Source: YouTube

Tracy Nelson: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

Since she comes from a family where most of the members have worked in the entertainment industry. And she is the fourth generation of the family who is working in the industry, the work is continued by her kids further. So looking at her active career over the decades, she must have been earning a hefty amount of money from it. However, there is no exact information on her earning or income. But according to sources, she has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

Furthermore, she is not active over different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Further, she seems to be very secretive to share her personal details through these social media accounts.


Caption: Tracy interviewing for Square Pegs along with best friend Claudette Wells.
Source: YouTube

Tracy Nelson: Body Measurements

The actress has maintained the body to fit and healthy that stands to an average height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters. Her body weighs around 56 kg with unknown body measurements. Further, she has attractive blue eyes color with blonde hair color.

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