Quick Facts of Alison Arngrim

  • Full NameAlison Arngrim
  • Net Worth $400 thousand
  • Date of Birth18 January, 1962
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew York City
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress, comedian
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseRobert Paul Schoonover
  • Height5 feet 5 inches
  • Weight57 kg
Alison Arngrim

Short Description of Alison Arngrim

Alison Arngrim is well known Canadian-American actress, comedian, famous for her portrayal as Nellie Oleson in an American western drama television series, Little House on the Prairie. The series also features Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and many others.


Arngrim has also won the Former Child Star- Lifetime Achievement Award from the Young Artist Foundation for her performance as a child actress on Little House in 2002. Stay tuned with us and read the article until the end.

Alison Arngrim’s Early life & Education

Alison Arngrim was born on 18th January 1962 in New York City. She belongs to White ethnicity and holds American nationality. She is a daughter of Thor Arngrim was a manager at one time handling Liberace’s career and Norma MacMillan was a Canadian voice actress.


Similarly, Arngrim has a brother named Stefan, former child actor, starred in the TV show, Land of the Giants.

Alison Arngrim’s Career

Alison Arngrim began her career since 1974 as a portraying Nellie Oleson in an American western drama television series, Little House on the Prairie. Addition, Arngrim emerged in the episodes of TV series Fantasy Island as Lisa Blake, The Love Boat as Becky Daniels. She also performed in the movie, The Last Put on Earth, Make the Yuletide Gay, GET RID OF the Anchor, Le deal.


In 2002, she was honored with the Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award by Young Artist Award. Besides she is also active in other issues, such as child abuse and is involved with the group PROTECT. She wrote the comedy album named Heeere’s Amy as first daughter, Amy Carter and her mother also guest starred in the album.

Alison Arngrim’s Personal Life

Alison Arngrim exchanged her wedding vows to musician Robert Paul Schoonover in 1993 in an intimate ceremony. The duo first encountered at AIDS Project Los Angeles. Previously, she tied the knot with Donald Spencer, a writer.


Arngrim was romantically associated with René Simard for almost three years. Later, they broke up in 1984. During an interview with TODAY in 2010 with Ann Curry, Arngrim told, she is very close with her co-star, Melissa Gilbert who role Laura in the Little House on the Prairie and even referred to as her best friend.

Alison Arngrim’s Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Alison Arngrim stands 5 feet 5 inches height and 57 kg weight. She looks beautiful with blue eyes and brown hair. She is active in the industry since 1972, she began her career as a child artist, and now she is one of the successful Hollywood female stars.

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Alison Arngrim’s Net Worth

She served on 16 movies and many series which helped her to add more value to her net worth. Her estimated net worth is $400 thousand, as per some online sources but no official confirmation has come about it.