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Sam McCarthy Biography

Updated On 26 Jun, 2023 Published On 25 Aug, 2019
Sam McCarthy

Facts of Sam McCarthy

Age : 21 years old
Family Name : McCarthy
Birth Country : United States

Relationship short Statistics of Sam McCarthy

What is Sam McCarthy marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Sam McCarthy have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Sam McCarthy having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Sam McCarthy Gay ? No

Sam McCarthy is new to Hollywood, however, he is already gaining a lot of buzz thanks to many successful TV series. He is especially gaining recognition for the NetFlix series "Dead to Me". 

Sam McCarthy's Personal Life; What's His Relationship Status?

The celebrity child Sam McCarthy is a rising star in Hollywood; however, very few aspects of his personal life are known such as; Is the handsome hunk taken or still single?

Celebrity kid and actor Sam McCarthy. SOURCE: Zimbio

Sam is one of those few celebrities who are absent from social media sites. He is not available on Instagram or Twitter. Furthermore, he rarely talks about his personal life in his work-related interviews. 

It looks like the young actor, wants people to focus on his work than his love life. He started his career just a couple of years ago and is focused on making a name for himself. 

Update: Has a Girlfriend?

Sam McCarthy has kept his romantic life private for quite some time. However, he recently shared a significant clue on Instagram by posting a photo of a girl singing in a bar, accompanied by a heartfelt birthday message and love emojis. 

While it's not confirmed, this gesture strongly suggests that the girl in the picture is the Dead to Me star's girlfriend. Fans eagerly await further updates and details about their relationship from the talented actor.


Sam McCarthy is the son of actor and travel writer Andrew McCarthy and his first wife actress Carol Schneider. The couple were college sweethearts and tied the knot on 9 October 1999 after 20 years of dating. However, the marriage did not work for them, as they divorced on 19 December 2005. He was the only child of the couple.

Sam's father Andrew is currently married to Dolores Rice. They are parents to a daughter Willow McCarthy and a son Rowan McCarthy. Willow is also an actress and worked in the Broadway show "Matilda the Musical".

Sam McCarthy with his half-sister Willow McCarthy at the screening of his movie. SOURCE: Zimbio

Sam maintains a cordial relationship with his half-siblings. Willow attended the screening of Sam's movie "All These Small Moments" in 2018.

Sam McCarthy Net-Worth

Sam McCarthy is an actor by profession. He collected a decent net worth from his job.

Overall Net-worth and Earning

Sam's total net worth is $300 thousand -$500 thousand. He started his career in 2006 and is already in some of the high-profile TV series. On average, an actor earns $9.39-$100 per hour depending on the popularity of the actor.

McCarthy is currently gaining a lot of attention for his role as Charlie Harding in the Netflix dark comedy series "Dead to Me". The shows feature actors such as James Marsden, Christina Applegate, and Linda Cardellini.

Check the trailer of Dead to Me season one below:

Sam, furthermore is transitioning into movies as well. He starred in a critically acclaimed film "All These Small Moments" in 2018. Actress Molly Ringwald played the role of his mother in that movie. In the '80s, Molly played his father's love interest in popular films "Pretty in Pink" and "Fresh Horses".

Sam's father Andrew talked in an interview about his old co-star working with his son. He said that his old friend Ringwald emailed him about her experience of working with his son. He further added:

“She emailed me on the first day, and she said, ‘Your son just did a scene, and when he walked away, it was just like watching you walked away from me 30 years ago,’ ”

The young actor's second movie is going to be "18 to Party", which is currently in the post-production phase.

Sam is the son of a Millionaire

Sam's father Andrew McCarthy is a veteran actor, director, travel writer, and author. He holds an impressive net worth of $12 million.

Sam McCarthy with his father Andrew McCarthy. SOURCE: People

Andrew McCarthy earned a large portion of his wealth from many successful movies. Some of his biggest hits are listed below:


Name of the movie

 Budget (Million)

Box-Office Collection (Million)

1. The Spiderwick Chronicles $90 $162.8
2. Pretty in Pink $9 $40.4
3. Weekend at Bernie's $15 $30.2

Body Measurements: Sam McCarthy

Young Actor Sam McCarthy at an event. SOURCE: Zimbio
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

Quick Facts: Sam McCarthy

  • Sam McCarthy's nationality is American.
  • He belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
  • He stated in an interview that his character in the movie "All These Small Moments" is pretty close to his real self.
  • His Netflix series "Dead to Me" is renewed for the second season.

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