Cynthia Ellen Nixon is an actress, activist, and theater director from the United States. She won the 2004 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City.
Age of Cynthia Nixon
She was born in Manhattan, New York City, the daughter of Walter E. Nixon Jr. and Anne Elizabeth Knoll. Her birthday is April 9, 1966, and her given name is Cynthia Ellen Nixon.
Her mother, Anne, is an actress, and her father, Walter, is a radio journalist. Cynthia was six years old when her parents divorced. Cynthia is of mixed (English and German) ethnicity and is of American nationality.
Her mother, Anne, took her to the theater. In 1984, she graduated from Hunter College Elementary School and Hunter College High School. Nixon also took time away from her studies to perform in stage plays and films.
Barnard College awarded her a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She took part in a Semester at Sea Program in 1986.
Nixon first appeared as an imposter on her mother’s television game show, ‘To Tell the Truth.’ Cynthia made her acting debut at the age of 12 in the ABC Afterschool Special ‘The Seven Wishes of a Rich Kid’ in 1979. In 1980, she made her film debut in ‘Little Darlings,’ playing the role of Sunshine.
She appeared in two of Mike Nichols’ hit Broadway plays, ‘The Real Thing’ and ‘Hurlyburly,’ while still in college. Cynthia landed a major supporting role in the film ‘The Manhattan Project’ in 1986 after previously appearing in minor roles.
In 1988, she starred in the two-part TV miniseries ‘The Murder of Mary Phagan.’ She played Donna in the 1991 miniseries ‘Love, Lies, and Murder.’ Nixon appeared in the 1993 legal thriller ‘The Pelican Brief.’ Later, in 1996, she appeared in the drama film ‘Marvin’s Room.’
Cynthia was cast as Miranda Hobbes in the HBO sitcom ‘Sex and the City’ in 1998. In 2002, she played Mrs. Piggee in the comedy-drama ‘Igby Goes Down.’ In 2005, Cynthia portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt in the television film ‘Warm Springs.’
She appeared in the independent comedy-drama ‘Lymelife’ in 2009. In 2012, Nixon appeared in the eight-part television miniseries ‘World Without End.’ In 2004, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series ‘Sex and the City.’
Cynthia had previously won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Series for the same role in 2001 and 2003.
Married Life of Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon, on the other hand, is bisexual. As a result, she is not married. Cynthia has a wife and has been happily married for a long time as a result. In 1988, she was in a relationship with schoolteacher Danny Mozes before marrying. They had two kids as a result of their romantic relationship.
In November 1996, she gave birth to her first child, Samuel Joseph Mozes. Nixon was then blessed with his second child, Charles Ezekiel Mozes, in December 2002.
Unfortunately, they were unable to maintain their romantic relationship and divorced in 2003. Nixon revealed her elder child, now named Samuel, is transgender in an Instagram post in 2018.
Cynthia started dating Christine Marinoni, an education activist, in 2004. They married on May 27, 2012, after dating for about 9 years. They also welcomed a son, Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni, on February 7, 2011. She and her wife Christine have been happily married since 2012.
Net Worth of Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon has a net worth of $25 million, according to reports. She has also earned a salary of $1 million per episode. Cynthia received a total salary of $3 million for the first film. Before deducting her earnings from the original run, she earned $17 million.
According to reports, she earned $1.3 million in salary, capital gains, residuals, and investments in 2017. Nixon paid $4.4 million for a 5,000-square-foot townhouse in New York City in June 2021. Similarly, Cynthia has lived a lavish lifestyle on her earnings.
Cynthia revealed in 2008 that she was diagnosed with breast cancer 2006. She hadn’t made the news public because she was afraid it would harm her career.
She became a breast cancer activist and an Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure after surviving the disease. Cynthia has also worked as a spokesperson for the Alliance for Quality Education in New York.
Cynthia Nixon has a class 2, division 2 overbite, according to a reconstructive dentist. It means that the teeth surrounding the front teeth protrude further. Cynthia’s teeth have also changed over the years.
Similarly, she wore fake braces. Nixon wore dentures in his performance as Eleanor Roosevelt in Warm Springs. She was reportedly wearing braces while filming the comedy Let it Ride.
Height of Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, or 1.7 meters. Her body weight is approximately 61kg (134 pounds). Cynthia also has reddish hair and hazel eyes.