Tatum O’Neal is an American actress. At the age of 10 she became the youngest person ever to win an Academy Award, for her performance as Addie Loggins in Paper Moon opposite her father, Ryan O’Neal. She also starred as Amanda Wurlitzer in The Bad News Bears, followed by Nickelodeon, and Little Darlings. O’Neal later appeared in guest roles in Sex and the City, 8 Simple Rules and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In 2008, she appeared in the Lifetime original film Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal. She portrayed the mother of the main character, Brooke Tippit, and became close friends with the character’s actress, Ashley Benson, whom she mentored in acting. In 2010, appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race, O’Neal stated that her father had not attended the Academy Awards ceremony with her due to his busy schedule.

Birth Name

Tatum Beatrice O’Neal







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Tatum O’Neal was born on the 5th of November 1963, in Los Angeles, California, United States.


She’s currently 59 years old.

Sun Sign




Her paternal ancestry is Irish, English, and Ashkenazi Jewish.




Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Ryan O’Neal
  • Mother – Joanna Moore
  • Siblings – Griffin O’Neal (Younger Brother), Patrick O’Neal (Half-Brothe), Redmond (Half-Brothe)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Tatum O’Neal has dated –

  • Michael Jackson  In 1970, O’Neal dated the famous American pop star Michael Jackson who had described O’Neal as his first love.

  • John McEnroe Tatum married the well-known tennis player John McEnroe, with whom she had three children. However, they divorced eight years later. Because of her addiction to drugs, McEnroe was given custody of the children.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 136 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-29-37
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 29 inches
  • Hip – 37 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


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Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Tatum became known as an Academy Award-winning American actress and novelist. Tatum O’Neal is best remembered for her portrayal as Addie Loggins in the 1973 road comedy Paper Moon. Similarly, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work, making her the youngest person ever to do so at the age of ten.

Film Debut

In 1973, O’Neal had her first film onscreen role in the movie Paper Moon as Addie Loggins.

Television Debut

In 1984, Tatum landed her first role in television by appearing as Goldilocks in the series, Faerie Tale Theatre.

Tatum O’Neal Net worth

Tatum O’Neal has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tatum O’Neal

  • Tatum was born in the Westwood area of Los Angeles, California, to actors Ryan O’Neal and Joanna Moore.
  • In 1967, her parents divorced and her father quickly married actress Leigh Taylor-Young, together having Tatum’s half-brother, Patrick.
  • On April 2, 1974, at age ten, O’Neal won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year – Actress for her performance in Paper Moon, released in May 1973.
  • O’Neal played the role of Addie Loggins, a child con artist being tutored by a Depression-era grifter played by her father.
  • In January 2006, she participated in the second season of ABC’s reality series Dancing with the Stars with professional partner Nick Kosovich.
  • On June 1, 2008, Tatum was arrested for buying crack cocaine near her Manhattan apartment building. When police searched her, they allegedly found two bags of drugs one of crack cocaine, one of powder cocaine, and an unused crack pipe.
  • In 2010, appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race, O’Neal stated that her father had not attended the Academy Awards ceremony with her due to his busy schedule.
  • In 2011, O’Neal wrote a new collection of memoirs, Found: A Daughter’s Journey Home, which dealt with her tempestuous relationship with her father, volatile marriage to McEnroe, and recent drug arrest.
  • She appeared as the title character in the Faerie Tale Theatre episode Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
  • In 2021, Tatum appeared in the film Not To Forget, which aimed to raise awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s.


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