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How Much Was American Actress Erin Moran's Net Worth Before She Died? Her Career Details

Updated On 12 Oct, 2018 Published On

Erin Moran, a late American actress is remembered for her role of Joanie Cunningham on the television sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. Born on October 18, 1960, Moran professionally acted from 1996-2012 and died at the age of 56 in 2017.

Having appeared in The Love BoatMurder, She Wrote, and Diagnosis: Murder, Moran has also amassed a huge net worth. Though, after her retirement from acting in 2012, Erin Moran's net worth gradually decreased and At the time of her death, the net worth of Erin Moran was estimated to be $50,000. Want to know more about her net worth, career, and her earning records? Let's know.

Net Worth Of Erin Moran: Died At The Age of 56

Beginning her career from her appearance in the television series Daktari (1996-1969), Erin Moran's career reached height after she appeared in the Happy Days in 1974 as Joanie Cunningham, the feisty younger sister of Richie Cunningham portrayed by Ron Howard.

As reported, for the first season, Moran was paid $10,400, which increased to $17,250 in September 1974 for her increased demand in the second season of the sitcom Happy Days.

In the year 1975, she received $21,600 for the 3rd season.

CAPTION: Erin Moran SOURCE: Page Six

By 1982, Erin Moran also appeared in the Happy Days' short-lived spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi alongside Scott Baio, but after it's cancellation in 1983, she returned to Happy Days for its final season.

Moran was a contestant on VH1's reality show Celebrity Fit Club in 2008, which was followed by her appearance in comedy feature Not Another B Movie in 2010. But after Erin stopped to get roles, she retired from her acting career in 2012.

In 2013, Erin was to play in the 4th Season of Netflix series Arrested Development alongside Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler, Ron Howard, and Scott Baio, but she didn't.

Later, on April 22, 2017, Erin was found dead in Corydon, Indiana, where she was living with her second husband Steven Fleischmann since their marriage on November 23, 1993. Previously, she was in a relationship with first (ex) husband Rocky Ferguson from 1987-1993.

CAPTION: Erin Moran and her husband Steven Fleischmann SOURCE: People

Reportedly, at the time of her death, Erin Moran was almost broke and her net worth was estimated to be $50,000 (as of June 2017).

Erin Moran' House and Other Properties

In 2010, Erin Moran's house in California was foreclosed and later she moved into her mother-in-law's trailer home in Indiana. But because of her hard-partying ways, Erin was kicked from the trailer park home in Indiana.

Well, no details on Erin Moran's other properties are out and also the inheritent of her net worth after her death is not officialized.

Also Read: Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler pays tribute to Erin Moran

Erin Moran's Happy Days Lawsuit

Erin Moran along with 3 of her Happy Days' co-stars Don MostAnson Williams, and Marion Ross and the estate of Tom Bosley, who died in 2010, sued CBS' Happy Day for $10 million on April 19, 2011.

The lawsuit claimed that the cast members were not paid for merchandising revenues owed under their contracts reaching up to million dollars, while CBS said it owed the actors between $8,500 and $9,000 each, most of it from slot machine revenues.

CAPTION: Erin Moran's Happy Days co-actors SOURCE: Hello Magazine

In October 2011, the group's claim was named fraud by a judge but another judge denied a motion to dismiss filed by CBS on June 5, 2012.

Later, the actors settled with CBS off-court in July 2012, in a condition of $65,000 payment for each and a promise to continue honoring the terms of their contracts.

Awards And Honors

In 1983, Erin Moran won Young Artist Award for Best Actress in a New Television Series for Joanie Loves Chachi. She won a TV Land Award for a Happy Days special called Most Wonderful Wedding.

Let's pray for peace for her departed soul.

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