Tatum O’Neal Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Tatum O'Neal

Biography / Wiki

Popular Oscar Award-winning American actress and author Tatum O’Neal is a famous celebrity in the USA. Her brilliant performance in the film made her the youngest person to win an Oscar, having made her film debut in the 1973 American comedy drama ‘Paper Moon’ at the age of ten.

Born into a film star family in Los Angeles, the influence of her father, Ryan O’Neal, helped her win her first role when she was only a kid. She continued to star in films such as ‘The Bad News Bears’ and ‘International Velvet’ following the huge success of this film.

Despite having found both success and fame very early on, O’Neal became addicted to drugs in later years of her life. In 2008, after she was found with two bags full of cocaine, she was arrested on charges of obtaining drugs outside her apartment complex.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 5th of November 1963, Tatum O’Neal is currently 57 years old. O’Neal is tall and her height measures 5 feet 7 inches while her weight is 62 kg approximately. Even at this age she has kept herself in a stunning shape and has body figure measurements of 34-29-37, she wears number 9 in the shoe size. Tatum has blonde colored hair and the color of her eyes is blue.

Net Worth

After making her film debut as a young actress in the early 70’s, Tatum O’Neal started to receive bigger and better projects and is one of the popular actresses till now. Tatum is also a popular author and has penned down famous books.

O’Neal has earned most of her wealth from her career as an actress as well as an author and the total estimated net worth for Tatum O’Neal is $2.5 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

A native of California Tatum O’Neal was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, USA. O’Neal is the daughter of Ryan O’Neal and Joanna Moore and grew up along with her brother Griffin and 2 half-brothers. Tatum has completed her High School graduation but it is not known if she attended any college.


Tatum Beatrice O’Neal

Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Date Of Birth5th November 1963
Age57 Years
HeightIn Centimetres – 170 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″

WeightIn Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 136 lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
ProfessionAuthor, Actress
Zodiac signScorpio
SchoolHigh School
CollegeNot Known
Home TownLos Angeles, California, USA
Fathers NameRyan O’Neal
Mothers NameJoanna Moore
BrothersPatrick O’Neal, Redmond (Half Brothers), Griffin O’Neal

Career / Fashion And Style

Tatum O’Neal made her film debut at the age of ten in the American comedy ‘Paper Moon’ in 1973, where she starred alongside her father. Tatum O’Neal won three awards, including an Oscar, for her brilliant work, making her the youngest person in history to receive the prize. Her next role was in the 1976 ‘The Bad News Bears’ sports comedy film.

The movie has been a mild success. She starred in many other films over the years, such as ‘International Velvet’ (1978) and ‘Little Darlings’ (1980). In the meantime, she began to perform small television roles, making her first appearance in an episode of Faerie Tale Theatre’ (1984) and then in ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special’ (1989).

In the late 1980s, she made very few movie appearances. Later, she also starred in a 1992 movie called ‘Little Noises,’ where she played a major role. She made numerous big television appearances over the next decade, including a part in the firefighter Rama rescue Me’ that aired from 2005 to 2011.

In the 2006 TV film, ‘Wicked Wicked Games,’ she also played a leading role. She made an appearance in ‘The Runaways’, the 2010 American drama film. Her most recent film role was in the American comedy ‘She’s Funny That Way’ in 2014, where she performed a cameo.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

The popular actress has not shared much about her dating history but is known that she was once dating Michael Jackson and was married to John McEnroe. Tatum divorced McEnroe in 1994 and the couple has three children two sons and a daughter.

BoyfriendsMichael Jackson


Tatum O'Neal with her ex-boyfriend Michael
Tatum O’Neal with her ex-boyfriend Michael
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandJohn McEnroe (Ex-husband)


Tatum O'Neal with her ex-husband John
Tatum O’Neal with her ex-husband John
ChildrenSon – Sean, Kevin

Daughter – Emily

Tatum O'Neal with her children
Tatum O’Neal with her children

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Tatum O’Neal’s favorite things.

Favorite ActorsNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite ColourPink
Favorite Holiday DestinationsMiami
Favorite FoodItalian Food
Favorite Things To DoReading, Shopping, and Traveling

Tatum O'Neal

Some Interesting Facts About Tatum Beatrice O’Neal

  • For her role in “Paper Moon,” the O’Neal received the “Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year, Actress.”
  • Tatum admitted in her 2004 autobiography “A Paper Life” that she was molested by her father’s drug dealer at the age of 12.
  • O’Neal also published “Found: A Daughter’s Journey Home”(a new collection of memoirs) in the year 2011.
  • The book illustrates the tale of how Tatum dealt with her poor relationship with her father, John and her marriage, and drug addiction.
  • The star played Cynthia Kruger in the 1996 movie Basquiat.
  • Tatum was arrested for purchasing crack cocaine on June 1st, 2008.
  • After her father remarried Leigh Taylor Young, her parents divorced in 1967.