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Kari Markusen Net Worth

Kari Markusen Net Worth is
$4 Million

Kari Markusen Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Kari Michaelsen (born Kari Markussen on November 3, 1961) is an American actress and motivational speaker. As an actress, she is best known for her role as Katie Kanisky on sitcom Gimme a Break! (1981–1986).Born in Manhattan, Michaelsen followed her parents into show business. Her father, Arne Markussen, is a singer. Her mother, Roberta Stevenson, was a dancer. She sang on the soundtrack for Sesame Street and was performing in Off-Broadway plays by age 11. In 1975 her family moved to Beverly Hills and Michaelsen (who changed her name from Markussen) soon won guest spots on such shows as Diff'rent Strokes and Eight Is Enough. Her father is of Norwegian heritage.She graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1979 and studied at University of California, Los Angeles. She retired from television work in 2001. Kari has been doing public speaking and hosting educational seminars since 1990. She married David Waldock, a Mercedes-Benz executive, in July 2002. The couple had a son named Nickolas. Michaelsen and David Waldock were divorced in 2009.
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Date Of BirthNovember 3, 1961
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress
SpouseDavid Waldock
Star SignScorpio
#Fact
1A highly sought after motivational speaker and trainer, Kari is currently on tour around the country with General Colin Powell and Rudy Giuliani, (to name a few) hosting and speaking at the highly acclaimed "Get Motivated" Business Seminar. [April 2011]
2Co-hosting a wake up show on KVEN 1450 in Ventura, Caliifornia [2000]
3Longtime friend of Kristy McNichol.
4Has been doing public speaking and hosting educational seminars since 1990.
5Was good friends with Nancy McKeon during the 1980s.
6Dated Michael J. Fox in the early 1980s.
7Dated Andy Gibb in the mid-1980s.
8Met her husband, Mercedes executive David Waldock, while car shopping. They tied the knot in July, 2002.
9Dad, Arne Markusen, is a singer.
10Is of Norwegian heritage.
11Mom, Roberta Stevenson, was a dancer.
12Studied psychology at UCLA, but her interest in business led her to marketing & promotion.
13Graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1979.
14Beat out Helen Hunt for the role of Katie on Gimme a Break! (1981).
15Worked as a motivational speaker and studied business after she left Gimme a Break! (1981).
16Lives in Westlake Village, California, USA

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Spotlight2001TV SeriesHost
Full House1989TV SeriesStacey Fleetwood
Girl Talk1989Marcia
Gimme a Break!1981-1986TV SeriesKatie Kanisky
Hart to Hart1983TV SeriesLisa
ABC Afterschool Specials1980-1983TV SeriesFran Davies / Karala Murtaugh
The Kid with the 200 I.Q.1983TV MovieJulie Gordon
Fantasy Island1982TV SeriesCassie
Saturday the 14th1981Debbie
The Incredible Hulk1981TV SeriesLinda
CHiPs1981TV SeriesTeri
Eight Is Enough1981TV SeriesLisa
The Choice1981TV MovieTeenager
Diff'rent Strokes1980TV SeriesEllen Marshall
Scared Straight! Another Story1980TV Movie
Joy Ride: An Auto Theft1976ShortKari (as Kari Markussen)

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography2007-2008TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1984TV SeriesHerself
Circus of the Stars #81983TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress in a Movie Made for TelevisionThe Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983)
1983Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress in a Comedy SeriesGimme a Break! (1981)

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