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Andrew McCarthy Net Worth, Height. Wife Dolores Rice, Kids, Family

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With his irresistible blue eyes, childlike face, and boyish figure, actor Andrew McCarthy seemed like the type of gentleman a lass could take home to parents. He made himself known because of his acting talents. Some of his portrayals became a talk-about among the viewers. He has worked his way into stardom with mere blood, sweat and tears, and commitment. 

If you want to know more about Andrew McCarthy – net worth, age, love journey, and family life – then keep reading this page. We’ve drafted an article just for you by gathering relevant information regarding his wife, Dolores Rice, from reputable resources.

 Who is Andrew McCarthy?

Andrew Thomas McCarthy, or more commonly known as Andrew McCarthy, is a famous travel writer, actor, and TV director from America. Andrew wrote off his second name, Thomas, when he turned into acting. 

He landed his debut role in the 1983 comedy-drama film Class. Then he became famous for his appearance in several films, like St. Elmo’s Fire (1985) as Kevin Dolenz, Pretty in Pink (1986) as Blane McDonough, and Less Than Zero (1987) as Clay Easton. 

And because he succeeded in making it to the top, McCarthy became one of the Brat Packs. The Brat Pack was an alias bestowed to a bunch of young actors who often featured in teen-oriented growing-up movies in the 1980s. 

He has since appeared in many TV series, movies, and Broadway productions.

Andrew McCarthy Net Worth

As of 2021, Andrew McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He has earned a fair amount of wealth due to his flourishing career in the entertainment industry. After his successful roles in St. Elmo’s Fire and Pretty in Pink, numerous film TV series projects were offered to the actor. 

Besides his profession as an actor, McCarthy is also a renowned director, which is one of the reasons for his high net worth. He has directed several movies and TV productions, including News For The Church, Lipstick Jungle, Gossip Girl (6 episodes), and Orange Is the New Black. 

On top of that, he has entered the writing world and has published multiple books. Не also had a hand in the mаgаzіnе ‘Nаtіоnаl Gеоgrарhіс Тrаvеlеr’ as their editor-at-large. He has penned for the Bon Appetit, Men’s Journal, AFAR, Travel+Leisure, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He has been excerpted twice for “outstanding” work in the Best American Travel series. And The Society of American Travel Writers awarded him as 2010 Travel Journalist of the Year.


Andrew McCarthy has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 175 cm. And a weight of 154 pounds or 70 kilograms.

Age and DOB

Andrew McCarthy was born on November 29, 1962, in Westfield, New Jersey, United States. As someone born in the month of November, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. The actor just turned 59 last November 2021.

Andrew McCarthy has been married to his wife Dolores Rice since 2011

McCarthy started seeing his stage manager, Dolores Rice, romantically following his first broken marriage. Dolores Rice is also a writer, director, and a former Irish actress. The two walked down the aisle on August 28, 2011, at Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City. At their marriage ceremony, numerous celebrities in the industry were invited.

Andrew and his wife, Dolores, first met when they were still a child through Dolores’ close friend in Balinteer, Dublin. The two eventually became friends. However, his wife, Dolores, relocated to the US to pursue her career in the film industry. 

Andrew McCarthy Dolores with his wife, Rice
Andrew McCarthy Dolores with his current wife, Dolores Rice

After several years, the two came across again at the 2014 Galway Film Festival, where she watched the film News For the Church, which featured Andrew McCarthy. Dolores praised the performance of Andrew after the show. Afterward, Andrew’s wife relocated to Dublin, and the two hadn’t had any connections until the actor emailed her asking for a date. Then the two began their love journey and took it to the next phase. 

The couple is enjoying their lives with their kids. They have been relishing their marriage for almost ten years with no conflicts or whatsoever.

He was first married to Carol Schneider.

Аndrеw МсСаrthу first tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Carol Schneider, on October 9, 1999. The two had a girlfriend-boyfriend relationship for nine months before they decided to settle down. 

Like Andrew, his second wife, Carol Schneider, is also engaged in acting, and she’s recognized for her role in Wall Street (1987), Fatal Attraction (1987), and Jacob’s Ladder (1990). 

Andrew McCarthy with his Ex-Wife, Carol Schneider
Andrew McCarthy with his Ex-Wife, Carol Schneider

They shared a son born in 2002 and named him Sam McCarthy. But, Andrew and Carol parted ways in 2005, despite being together for almost six years. According to reports, his ex-wife, Carol, had another love affair.


The iconic actor has three kids- a son with his ex-wife Carol Schneider and two with Dolores Rice.

Sam McCarthy

Sam McCarthy is the son of Andrew McCarthy to his first wife, Carol. He was born on March 15, 2002. Sam is following the footsteps of his father in the film industry. He made his acting debut when he was only 16 years old with the film Small Moments. At 19, he was already featured in numerous TV shows, such as Condor and Dead To Me. 

Willow McCarthy

Willow McCarthy is the eldest daughter of Andrew and Dolores Rice. She is currently 15years old, as she was born in 2006. Perhaps the blood of a performer runs into the McCarthy family since Willow is also taking the road in becoming one of the young actresses in the industry. She is known for her portrayal in Matilda: the Musical as the main character, Matilda Wormwood. 

Rowan McCarthy

Rowan is the youngest of Andrew’s three children and the second son to Dolores. He was born on March 29, 2017, and is currently seven years old. Rowan is engaged in sports, and fans often see the father and child in the sports field.

Andrew McCarthy with his wife and children
Andrew McCarthy with his wife, Dolores Rice, and children

Family (Parents, Siblings)

We don’t have any information about the name of Andrew’s parents. But we know that his mother was employed at a newspaper company, and his father was a businessman engaged in investments and stocks. 

Less than zero actor was the third of four siblings. He is the brother of Justin McCarthy. Like Andrew, Justin is also an American actor known for his roles in Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also had a cameo appearance as Abel Grace in New York Undercover. But we lack details about the rest of their brothers.

Andrew McCarthy Net Worth, Height Facts