Quick Facts of Sharon Kristin Nelson

  • Full NameSharon Kristin Nelson
  • Net Worth$6 Million
  • Date of Birth25 June, 1945
  • NicknameKristin
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress, Painter, Author
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1963-2018
  • Eye colour Gray
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseRicky Nelson (m. 1963; div. 1982) Mark Tinker (m. 1988; div. 2000)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Children4 - Tracy Nelson (daughter), Matthew Nelson (son), Gunnar Nelson (son), Sam Nelson (son)
  • Horoscope Cancer
Kristin Nelson

Kristin Nelson was a former American painter, actress, and author who was well known as Kris Nelson in the American sitcom, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet in 1952. Moreover, she has also appeared in many television series, Love & Kisses (1965) and What Am I Bid? (1967). She earned an impressive amount of salary and had a handsome net worth from her profession.

Kristin was a divorced woman. She married twice in her life and her first husband, Ricky Nelson was an American rock and roll star, musician, and singer-songwriter. From their marriage, the couple had four children. Her second husband, Mark Tinker is an American television producer and director. However, their marriage didn’t last for long and they divorced due to some misunderstandings between them.

Sharon Kristin Harmon’s Bio & Wiki

Kristin Nelson was born as Sharon Kristin Harmon on 25th June 1945 in Burbank, California, USA. She is an American by her nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. Moreover, her father, Tom Harmon was an American football player, actor, military pilot, and sports broadcaster. Her mother, Elyse Knox was an American actress, model, and fashion designer. She grew up with his brother, Kelly and her brother, Mark Harmon, both of whom are American actors.

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Inside of Kristin Nelson’s Career

Kristin Nelson started her career from the American sitcom, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet where he played the role of Kris Nelson in 1963. In the series, she starred in a regular cast member and also the first who appeared in the episode of Rick’s Wedding Ring. In 1965, she appeared with her husband, Ricky in the romantic comedy, Love & Kisses.

Kristin Nelson
Kristin Nelson

Kristin has made her appearance in the television police procedural drama, Adam-12 where she played the role of an officer and Jim Reed’s wife, Jean. Moreover, she also guests appeared in many other series and starred in a few theatrical plays such as The Resurrection of Broncho Billy. For her performance, he won an Academy Award for a best live-action short play. Later, she retired from acting in 1982 after giving her best performance in the David Andrew Fisher‘s movie, Liar’s Moon.

How much was Kristin Nelson’s Salary & Net Worth?

Kristin Nelson left an impressive amount of net worth of $6 Million as of 2019. Moreover, she earned a lucrative amount of salary from her profession. Also, her first husband, Ricky has a net worth of $500 Thousand. Having a plentiful net worth, she also earned her extra-income from her other works such as advertisements, endorsements, live performances, and exhibitions.

Kristin Nelson
Kristin Nelson

Kristin worked with many famous stars including Ozzie Nelson whose net worth was about $2 Million and David Nelson whose net worth was around $1 Million in the American sitcom, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. She has also co-starred with Harriet Nelson, Don DeFore, and Skip Young in the series.

Kristin Nelson’s Divorce & Alimony

Kristin Nelson and her husband, Ricky bought Errol Flynn’s 1941 Mulholland Drive estate at the cost of $750,000. In February of 1981, the court temporarily granted for the custody of her children and $3,600 in her husband’s support. Furthermore, their divorce was financially devastating with attorneys and accountants who charged fess more than $1 Million.

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Who was Kristin Nelson’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Kristin Nelson died as a divorced woman. At the age of 17, she started dating her longtime friend, Ricky Nelson, an American rock and roll star on Christmas Day in 1961. After dating for a year, the couple announced their engagement. Later, they married on 20th April 1963 in a Catholic ceremony at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Los Angeles.

Kristin Nelson and her husband, Ricky Nelson
Kristin Nelson and her husband, Ricky Nelson

Six months after the wedding, Kristin and Ricky had their first daughter, Tracy Nelson (born on 25th October 1963). Tracy weighed four pounds, one ounce, and was slightly premature. Later, they also had twin sons, Gunnar Eric and Matthew Gray Nelson (born on 20th September 1967). Shortly after their father’s death, the twins formed a band, Nelson, considering her father and is still running together. Moreover, their fourth child, Sam Hilliard Nelson was born on 29th August 1974. When Sam was only six, his maternal grandparents took care of him.

Kristin Nelson's children
Kristin Nelson’s children

In 1975, Kristin and Ricky were on the verge of breaking up when she disclosed that he moved him out of their house and started living into a rented house. Less then a month later, Kristin found Ricky with two Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders. In October of 1977, she filed for divorce, however, the couple temporarily reconciled. Later, she again filed for divorce and claimed that Ricky was hiding assets that made her almost broke. After two years of acrimony, they finally divorced in December of 1982.

Mark Tinker & Kristin Nelson
Kristin Nelson & her husband

After the divorce, Kristin met Mark Tinker, an American director, and producer who asked her what she wanted to do with her life. She told him that she wanted to sketch paintings. Moreover, they spend most of their time together and became close to each other. Later, Kristin and Mark tied the knot in 16th April 1988. However, they divorced on 25th May 2000, because of some misunderstandings between them. Moreover, they didn’t share any children from their marriage.

Kristin Nelson’s Death

Kristin Nelson’s daughter, Tracy Nelson announced on Facebook that Kristin suddenly died on 27th April 2018 because of a heart attack.

Interesting Facts about Kristin Nelson

  • Kristin made her living as an artist, receiving a career boost when Jacqueline Kennedy purchased one of her paintings. Also, her paintings are conceived without perspective and are brightly colored with many figures added.
  • She became a drug addict because of her family problems.
  • When she knew that her husband, Ricky was hiding his assets, she became heartbroken.
  • The Day He Died (1990), a memorial to her father which is painted on a window frame and depicts a country church and clouds raining.
  • She described her life story in a painting of Out of My Mind that is supplemented with her personal diaries and poems.