Kristy Swanson net worth: Kristy Swanson is an American actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Kristy Swanson was born in Mission Viejo, California and began training at The Actors Workshop. Almost immediately, she began booking work, appearing in commercials and then moving on to guest-starring roles on television. Some of her early projects included, "Call to Glory", "Cagney and Lacey", "Growing Pains", and "Knots Landing". She also began appearing in supporting and co-starring roles in multiple film projects, including, "Pretty in Pink", "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", "Flowers in the Attic", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "The Chase", "Getting In", "Higher Learning", "8 Heads in a Duffel Bag", and "Big Daddy". She has worked steadily since the early 80s, and is most widely recognized for her roles on the television shows, "Early Edition" and "Psych" and for her appearances in such films as "Dude, Where's My Car?" and "Chick Magnet".