Martie Allen

Martie Allen: Bio, History, Facts, Relationship

Martie Allen is a TV personality and presenter. She was born on the 1st of January 1960 in the United States of America. She is the wife of  American comedian and singer Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol. Martie Allen and Kristy McNichol are in a relationship for two decades as their charming love started way back in 1991. Currently, McNichol teaches acting at a private school in Los Angeles.

NameMartie Allen
Date of Birth1st January 1960
Place of BirthUnited States of America
Age61 Years
ProfessionAmerican Tv personality
Height5 feet 4 inches
Marital StatusMarried
PartnerChristina ‘Kristy’ McNichol
Net Worth500 thousand dollars
Hair ColourDark Brown
Eyes ColourLight Brown
Marriage DateJune 1991

Personal Information

 Martie Allen and Famous Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol announced their relationship in the year 2012. Media Fans and the ordinary public got shocked after knowing the famous pair was lesbian. They were together for two decades before making their relationship public. Thet did not reveal the place both the actress met for the first time. Martie Allen comes from a Caucasian ethnic background. She leads a very secretive life as there is not a lot of information about her earlier life and childhood.  Martie Allen is living in Los angles with her wife and lover  Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol. Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol is running an acting school in LA. There is no information about their child.

She does not reveal any sort of information about her parents, siblings or other family members. Her educational background is known as she never talked about the schools and universities she studied in. 


Martie Allen considers herself a flop artist because she tried much time to be a successful actress but she was not even close to the stardom of her wife Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol. She worked in many TV shows as a presenter and an actress but she failed in her job. She is very conservative in her approach to TV shows. 


Well, her partner in life is none other than Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol. She works previously as an American actress, comedian and singer.  Christina McNichol was born on the 11th of September 1962.  She was born and raised in  Los Angeles, California, The united states of America. Her father was James and her mother was Carolyn McNichol. James worked as a carpenter while her mother was working as a secretary for a cosmetics salesperson. Her father was of Scottish/Irish descent while her mother descent was  Lebanese. 

She started his career by appearing in commercial advertisements for various brands in her childhood. Her big break comes with the Love, American Style, where she was working as a full-time actor. Love, American Style was her debut tv show and it gives her much recognition. Apple’s Way, Starsky & Hutch, The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, Empty Nest, The Golden Girls are some of the famous shows in which Christina ‘Kristy’ McNichol acted.

Christina McNichol film career started with the famous film named The End. It was released in 1978. She portrayed the role of Julie Lawson in the movie. Her notable work in the Hollywood film industry was in the films such as Only When I Laugh, White Dog, The Pirate Movie, Dream Lover, You Can’t Hurry Love, Baby of the Bride.  She also gives her voice to the character of The Princess in the movie named Aladdin and the Magic Lamp. Her last theatrical released film was The Forgotten One. It was released in the year 2018.

Christina McNichol was active in the Hollywood film industry for almost three decades from the year 1970 to 1998. After their retirement, Both Christina McNichol and Martie Allen are spending time in yoga and tennis. They also love dogs and they have several miniature dachshunds. Her net worth is $7 million from her long and successful career as an actress, comedian and singer.  Now her acting school is helping them in paying the bills.

She won the Emmy award for her TV show Family on two separate occasions in 1977 and 1979. In 1980 she won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Young Motion Picture Actress while she won Young Artist Award for the famous and blockbuster movie Only When I Laugh in the year 1982. She was nominated for the  Emmy and Golden Globe awards in the years 1978, 1979, and 1980 for her show Family.

She retired from movies in 2001. After she worked only occasionally. After revealing her relation with Martie Allen, Christina McNichol said that her statement would help young people who are bullied because of their sexuality. She came out as a lesbian in 2012. She was in a lesbian relationship with  Martie Allen since the 1990s. 

Christina McNichol’s brother is James Vincent McNichol III also known as Jimmy McNichol. He was born on the 2nd of  July 1961 in  Los Angeles, California, The united states of America. He came into the limelight with the show named teen idol in the late 1970s. He was a renowned child artist in the industry. Before starting his career with the show Run, Joe, Run, he was doing commercials with her sister  Christina McNichol. He appeared in roughly 80 commercials from 1967–1973. His most recent film was Mister America and it was released in 2019. Currently, he is living in  Durango, Colorado. He recorded his first album in the year 1978 with his sister Christina McNichol. 


Both the partners are doing various kinds of charity for the betterment of society.

They are a big name in the LGBT community as they revealed the sexual orientations in public, which help and encouraged many other people to do the same. It helps in creating awareness about the LGBT community.

Christina McNichol is running an acting school in her native city, Los Angles, while Martie Allen is doing good work in the administration department. 

Christina McNichol and Martie Allen were married in a private ceremony at a church in LA in the year 1991. They only invited their close friend and family. They announced their marriage in 2012 in a press conference. 

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