Quick Facts of Mackenzie Alexander Astin

  • Full NameMackenzie Alexander Astin
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth12 May, 1973
  • NicknameMackenzie Astin
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1982–present
  • Eye colour Green
  • Hair colour Golden Dyed
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseJennifer Abbott Astin (m. 2011-present)
  • Height5 feet 10 inches
  • Weight74 Kg (Approx.)
  • EducationRalph Waldo Emerson Middle School and University High School
  • Horoscope Taurus

Some of the relationships are so much hard to describe. In today’s article, we will be talking about Mackenzie Astin whom people mostly connect with the name of his brother, Sean Astin. Both of the brothers have successfully established their name in the field of the American film industry.

Born in a celebrity family, Mackenzie had all the opportunities to get established as an American actor. Not only this, but he worked very hard and ended with a net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. The famous actor has surprised his fans with his acting capabilities and proved his talent to the world. Let’s see his life in detail.

Born With a Silver Spoon In Mouth

It’s very easy for a person to focus on his career when he has all the basic needs fulfilled. In the same way, Mackenzie Astin was born to his father, John Astin, and mother, Patty Duke.

Mackenzie with his half-brother and mother in his childhood
Mackenzie with his half-brother and mother in his childhood, Photo Credit: Pinterest

As both of his parents have an acting background, they had it all to sustain a lavish life. Not only this but Mackenzie used his opportunity to grab the attention of the media as well as the public.


As we prior mentioned, Mackenzie Astin was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. His father, John Astin is an American actor, TV director, and voice artist. Some of his films include Halloween with the New Addams Family (1997), That Touch of Mink (1962), Freaky Friday (1976), The Addams Family (1992-1993) and so on. Currently, he has an estimated net worth of $6 Million as per the Celebrity Net Worth.

Mackenzie's father, John Astin and mother, Patty Duke
Mackenzie’s father, John Astin, and mother, Patty Duke
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On the other hand, his late-mother, Patty Duke was a famous American actress who was popular for her stage, film and TV performances. She had also collected varieties of awards. She used to play identical cousins’ dual role in her own show, The Patty Duke Show. During her death in 2016, at the age of 69, she left the capital of $10 Million for her family as per the Celebrity Net Worth.

Brother, Sean Astin

Before the birth of Mackenzie Astin, his brother, Sean Astin was born and currently, he is 48 years old, whereas, Mackenzie is only 46 years old. During the birth of Sean, his mother, Patty Duke faced a lot of controversies. As per Patty’s wiki, Sean was born from her relationship with Michael Tell. But different media sources claimed Sean’s biological father to be Desi Arnaz Jr., an entertainer. As Duke and Tell had a physical relationship, Patty got pregnant.

Mackenzie's brother, Sean Austin with his late-mother, Patty Duke
Mackenzie’s brother, Sean Austin with his late-mother, Patty Duke
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Duke’s pregnancy had also confused people whether he was the son of Arnaz or Tell. To hide her pregnancy, Duke decided to marry Tell to get out of the scandal. After spending 13 days together with Tell, Duke ended her relationship with Michael. After that, Patty exchanged her wedding vows with John Astin on 5 August 1972. During their wedding, Sean had become one and a half years old. When the kid looked at John and cried saying “Daddy!”, Sean instantly adopted Sean. And this is how Sean and Mackenzie became brothers for real.

Career Highlights

The American actor, Mackenzie Astin is active in his acting career since the age of 9. His first film debut was in Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal. Also, he played varieties of recurring roles in several movies such as Scandal, The Magicians, and Homeland.

Austin has also made his appearances in various motion pictures productions. Some of them are Iron Will, Wyatt Earp alongside Kevin Costner and The Evening Star alongside Shirley MacLaine. For nearly five years from 2005-10, he worked with his father. His recent film was Windsor (2018) where he played the role of Harry Bernett.

Wife, Jennifer Abbott Astin

The 46 years old American actor, Mackenzie Astin tied the knot with his long-time partner turned wife, Jennifer Abbott Astin. They exchanged their wedding vows in a private marriage ceremony on 11 April 1973. Their marriage ceremony was attended by their family members and close relatives.

Though Mackenzie is quite open about his personal life, he has kept all the information about his spouse and kids far from the limelight. Whatsoever, he is spending a happy married life with his family as of 2019 for sure. So far, he has not disclosed any signs of his divorce with his partner. As of 2019, Astin is free of any sort of rumors and controversies.

Net Worth – $5 Million

The 5′ 10″ tall, Mackenzie Astin has played in varieties of films as well as TV series. With no doubt, he has successfully amassed huge capital in 2019. As per the Celebrity Net Worth, Mackenzie has an estimated net worth of $5 Million at present.

On of his 2003 film, How to Deal was made with a total budget of $16 Million that grossed $14.3 Million on the box office. His other film from 1996 titled In Love and War grossed $25.3 Million on the box office. Thirdly, the Iron Will movie grossed $21 Million in the box office. Not only from films but Astin made much of his income from his appearances in the TV series.

Well, his brother, Sean Astin has accumulated a huge net worth of $20 Million as of 2019. Whatsoever, Mackenzie is spending a lavish life with his family in a beautiful house resides in the United States.


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