While her childhood success on “The Brady Bunch” did not guarantee that Maureen McCormick would live a life free of problems, it did put her on the path to fame and fortune.
In fact, according to Celebrity Net Worth, McCormick is a multi-millionaire. Her total net worth is estimated to be $4 million. She played Marcia, the oldest of the Brady girls, in the popular 1970s family sitcom. She was just a teenager when her role in “The Brady Bunch” skyrocketed her and her costars to fame.
The show originally aired from 1969 to 1974. It ran for five seasons that included 117 episodes. The sitcom led to several spinoff projects. These included “The Brady Kids” in 1972, “The Brady Bunch Hour” in 1976 and 1977, “The Brady Girls Get Married” in 1981, “The Brady Brides” in 1981, and “A Very Brady Christmas” in 1988.
Most recently, the reality series “A Very Brady Renovation” aired on HGTV in 2019. In this series, McCormick reunited with members of her fictional family to renovate their Brady home. The now 65-year-old television star also starred in “Building Brady” from 2018 to 2019. This project was a web series.
As a part of their work in “The Brady Bunch,” Maureen McCormick and her costars also recorded albums. Together, the Brady children recorded four albums. McCormick also joined forces with Christopher Knight, who played her television brother Peter Brady, to record an EP.
McCormick has also recorded songs as a solo artist. In 1972, she released “Truckin’ Back to You” and “Teeny Weeny Bit (Too Long). In 1973, she released “Harmonize,” “Little Bird (Sing Your Song),” “Love’s in the Roses,” and “Just A Singing’ Alone.”
After ‘The Brady Bunch’ Left the Air Maureen McCormick Made Her Film Debut
After the original television run of “The Brady Bunch” came to an end, Maureen McCormick made her film debut. She did so in the movie “Pony Express Rider,” which came out in 1976.
The following year she appeared in the film “Moonshine County Express.” The films “Skatetown, U.S.A.” and “Take Down” followed for McCormick in 1979. Her other film work included roles in “The Idolmaker” in 1980, “Texas Lightning” in 1981, “Shout for Joy” in 1983, and “Return to Horror High” in 1987.
She also continued her television work during the 1970s and 1980s. She had roles as a guest star in such popular series as “Happy Days” in 1975, “The Love Boat” from 1977 to 1982,” and “Fantasy Island” from 1978 to 1983.
“The Brady Bunch” actress also battled addiction in the years after the show’s original run. She was addicted to both cocaine and Quaaludes. Fortunately for McCormick, her husband, Michael Cummings, was there to help her battle her addiction. She has said that he brought her back from “rock bottom.”
The two married on March 16, 1985. Their daughter, Natalie was born in 1989.