Angela Goethals Biography

Updated On Jul 04, 2019 Published On Jul 04, 2019
Facts of Angela Goethals
Birth Nation: United States
Name Angela Goethals
Birth Name Angela Goethals
Nick Name Angela
Father Michael Goethals
Mother Rosalind Goethals
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York city, New York, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $4 million
Famous for Home Alone and Jerry Maguire
Married to Russell Soder
Education Vassar College
Online Presence Instagram
Movies Home Alone, Jerry Maguire
TV Show Phenom, Do Over, 24
Sisters Sara Goethals
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Angela Goethals is a retired American actress. She has acted in several platforms like movies, television, and stage. She is known for her work in Home Alone, Jerry Maguire and Stealing Christmas.

Early Life and Education of Angela Goethals

Angela Goethals is born on May 20, 1977, in New York City, New York. 

She was raised by her single mother, Rosalind Goethals, who was a teacher. She grew up with her sister, Sara Goethals.

Her father, Michael Goethals, separated from Rosalind when Angela was young. Because of that, Michael was mostly absent from her childhood.

Angela CAPTION: Angela Goethals SOURCE: IMDb

She is also the great great granddaughter of the chief engineer of the Panama Canal, and namesake of New York's Goethals Bridge, George Washington Goethals.

Goethals attended Stuyvesant High School, where she was a cheerleader. She completed her undergraduate degree in French from Vassar University, a private liberal college in 1999.

She developed her passion for acting after family friend and actress Jeanie Hackett took her to several auditions. 

How old is Angela Goethals?

Goethals' age is 42, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Marriage, Husband, Kids

Angela married her boyfriend Russell Soder in 2005. Soder is an actor known for his work in movies like Allegiance and Without a Trace.

Angela CAPTION: Angela Goethals with her husband, Russel Soder and children. SOURCE: Instagram

The couple gave birth to their first child in 2012. Goethals and Soder have two daughters, as of 2019. The Soders have not disclosed their children's names.

Angela often posts pictures of her adorable children playing with her husband, Russell, on Instagram.

Angela Goethals' Career

Angela got her first professional acting job when she was just nine years old. She was the understudy to actress Sarah Michelle Gellar in an off-Broadway play The Widow Claire.

Her first movie was an American drama movie Rocket Gibraltar in 1988. She starred alongside Macauley Culkin and Burt Lancaster. The same year, she also starred in the movie Heartbreak Hotel, which was directed by Chris Columbus

Angela CAPTION: Angela Goethals SOURCE: 24 Spoilers

In 1990, she got the chance to star alongside Macauley Culkin again in the blockbuster movie Home Alone, where she played his sister, Linnie McCallister. She reprised the role again in the sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, in 1992.

Goethals first acting job in a TV series was in Phenom in 1993. She played a young tennis player struggling through obstacles in life. Her characters name was Angela Doolan.

Angela also got to be part of another super hit movie Jerry Maguire in 1996, alongside top celebrities like Tom Cruise. She played the role of Kathy Sanders, a client of the protagonist. 

Goethals' additional appearances are in series like 24, CSI, Crossing Jordan, and Grey's Anatomy.

In total, Angela Goethals has worked in 13 movies, 17 series and has had 14 theatre performances.

Nominations and Awards

Angela has an impressive four nominations for the Young Artist Award. They are Best Young Actress for Heartbreak Hotel in 1989, Best  Young Actress Supporting Role for Home Alone in 1990, Best Young Actress for V.I. Warshawski in 1991 and Youth Actress Leading Role in the series Phenom in 1994. 

Net Worth of Angela Goethals

Angela has retired from the acting business since 2010 but her worth from her work before still sustains her to this day.

Goethals was part of blockbuster movies like Home Alone and Jerry Maguire. Macauley Culkin starring movie made $476.7 million in the box office while the Jerry Maguire earned $273.6 million worldwide.

Angela CAPTION: Angela Goethals in Home Alone. SOURCE: Refinery29

Her roles on countless other projects and productions have also earned her quite a bit of cash.

Accumulating all her past works, her net worth is estimated at $4 million, as of 2019.

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Born in New York City, New York

May 2 , 1977

Angela Goethals is born on May 20, 1977, in New York City, New York. She was raised by her single mother, Rosalind Goethals alongside her sister, Sara Goethals.

Starred in her debut movie Rocket Gibraltar

1988

Her first movie was an American drama movie, Rocket Gibraltar, in 1988. She starred alongside famous actors like Macauley Culkin and Burt Lancaster. 

Acted in blockbuster movie, Home Alone

1990

She got the chance to star alongside Macauley Culkin again in the blockbuster movie, Home Alone, as his sister, Linnie McCallister.

Debuted in the TV in series Phenom

1993

Goethals first acting job in a TV series was in Phenom in 1993. She played the lead role young tennis player struggling through obstacles in life.

Grad Vassar University

1999

Goethals completed her undergraduate degree in French from Vassar University, a private liberal college in 1999. She is fluent in French even now.

Married Russell Soder

2005

Angela married her boyfriend, Russell Soder in 2005. They have two daughters, as of 2019. Their eldest daughter was born in 2012.