Swoosie Kurtz

Facts of Swoosie Kurtz:
Full Name: Swoosie Kurtz
Date of birth: 6th September 1944
Nationality: American
Horoscope: N/A
Marital status: Single
Net Worth: $50 million
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Profession: Actress
Sibling: N/A
Father: Allen Kurtz, Jr
Mother: Margaret “Margo” Rogers


American Emmy Award-winning actress, Swoosie Kurtz rose to fame after starring Alex on the popular television series named Sisters in the year 1991.

What is the Age of Swoosie Kurtz?

Swoosie Kurtz was born on 6th September 1944 in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States of America. Currently, she is running at the age of 77 years old and her horoscope is Virgo. She is the daughter of Allen Kurtz, Jr (father), and Margaret “Margo” Rogers (mother). Her father was an Air Force Coronel while her mother was an author.

Swoosie was the only child of her parents. By nationality, Swoosie holds an American nationality while she belongs to white ethnical background.

Short Introduction of Swoosie’s Father

As we already mentioned Swoosie’s father, Allen was an Air Force Coronel. Also, he was an American Olympic diver who even served as the United States Air Forces as an aviator. Swoosie’s name was named after the two B-17s which Allen piloted with the 19th and 463rd Bomb groups named, The Swoose and Swoose II during world war II.

Caption: Swoosie Kurtz’s father, Allen Kurtz, JrPhoto: American Air Museum in Britain

Her childhood days & Education

Swoosie got to spend her childhood days in different parts of the world due to her father’s military service. Talking about her education, she majored in drama at the University of Southern California with good grades. After that, she completed her graduation from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.

What is the Net Worth of Swoosie Kurtz?

Swoosie Kurtz has an estimated net worth of around $50 million as of 2021. She earned this hefty amount through her successful acting career. According to some online resources, the average salary of an American actor/actress is around $50k. So, Swoosie might be earning a similar amount to the average salary.

Clearly, Swoosie is living her life lavishly with her family which she earned from her entertainment career. In the upcoming days, her net worth will surely rise with different projects in her name.

How Tall is Swoosie Kurtz?

Swoosie stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches with a bodyweight of around 54kg. She has a hourglassed shaped body with measurements of 34-24-35 inches (breast-waist-hip). She looks appealing in a bikini even at the age of 77 years old.

Swoosie has got a beautiful pair of blue eyes and her hair color is dark brown. She wears a 32 B-sized bra while her shoe size and dress sizes are 7.5 (US) and 4 (US) respectively.

Does Swoosie Kurtz have a Husband?

Swoosie Kurtz has never married in her entire life, so it is clear that she does not have a husband either a child. In fact, she is single at the moment. Swoosie is a secret-loving person, so she has not opened her personal life that much to the public.

Caption: Swoosie Kurtz with her co-actor, John GuarePhoto: Zimbio

In an interview with Hollywood Reporter, Swoosie opened up her choice to remain unmarried and not have kids. She even asserted that the decision not to have kids “does not make you an evil person”. Also, she added:

Previous Relationship

Swoosie was involved in some relationships in her past days but none of her relationships went further than just merely dating. Once she was involved in a relationship with a famous American artist and video maker, Joshua White in the year 1964. Her ex-boyfriend, Joshua is known for his works on his show, Joshua Light Show. However, the couple decided to separate their ways in the year 1970.

Health Rumors

In the 2000s, there was a rumor about Swoosie having anorexia. Anorexia is an eating disorder. However, the actress never confirmed the rumor.

Professional Career of Swoosie Kurt

  • Swoosie Kurt started her acting career from her school days. She used to perform at a stage play at her school.
  • After that, she made her first debut on TV in an episode of the famous show, The Donna Reed Show in the year 1962.
  • Swoosie appeared on other tv shows and plays such as, To Tell the Truth, The Firebugs, Ah, Wilderness, Uncommon Women & Others, and so on.
  • She made her movie debut in the late 1970s and she is known for her works in movies like Slap Shot and Oliver’s Story.
  • In the year 1991, she starred in the famous television drama series, Sisters.
  • Since then, she has acted in several award-winning tv shows, dramas, plays, and movies like A History of the American Film, Walking through the Fire, The Image, A Promise of Carolyn, Fifth of July, Dangerous Liaisons, Liar Liar, and many more.
Caption: Swoosie Kurtz on the set of Sisters with her co-actorsPhoto: Pinterest

Awards & Nominations

Caption: Swoosie Kurtz posing with her awardPhoto: Getty Images
  • Swoosie won the Broadway Triple Crown which includes the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and a Tony Award.
  • In the year 1986, she won another Tony Award for her work on the House of Blue Leaves.
  • She received her first Emmy nomination for her portrayal in the sitcom, Love, Sidney.
  • From the NBC series, Sisters, Swoosie earned two Emmy nominations.
  • She won her only Emmy Award from an American series, Carol & Company in 1990.
  • Altogether, Swoosie has earned seven awards to date.