Molly Gordon Biography

Molly Gordon is an American actress who has appeared in several television series and movies. Out of all she is most popularly known for her roles in drama series Animal Kingdom and the films Life of the Party and Booksmart.

Early Life

Molly was born on December 6, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, and was brought up in a traditional Jewish family. Her father, Bryan Gordon is a director and her mother Jessie Nelson is a writer-director. Molly wanted to be an actress ever since she was a little kid. She used to watch sketch comedy series like Saturday Night Live regularly, which inspired her to be a comedy actor.

Molly started performing on the LA stage at a very young age. She was in the drama club at her school and performed several times on her high school stage. When she was seventeen, she played the role of Dot in her high school performance of Sunday in the Park with George. Molly was never inclined toward academics. She briefly attended New York University and dropped out soon.

Molly Gordon Career

Molly started acting when she was just four years old. She first appeared in productions of Fiddler on the Roof with his childhood friend Ben Platt. Later she starred in the musical How to Succeed in Business without really trying. Molly made her film debut in 2001 in the drama film I Am Sam as Callie. After that, she played the role of trick and treater in the movie Bewitched.

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In 2014, Molly moved to New York City to pursue a professional acting career. She spent an entire year looking for good acting opportunities. Finally, in 2015, she was selected for the role of Nicky in the television series Animal Kingdom. The show is based on the Australian movie of the same name. The show debuted on television in 2016 with Molly as a series regular.

Meanwhile, in 2015, she played small supporting roles in various television series. She appeared in TV series such as Sin City Saints and Orange is the New Black. She also played a role opposite Timothée Chalamet in Love The Coopers.

One of her most famous roles is in the comedy movie Life of the Party in 2018. She played the daughter of Melissa McCarthy’s character. In 2018, she got the opportunity to perform in the Off-Broadway production. She portrayed Alice Spencer in Alice by Heart. The musical was directed by her mother.

She played the role of Triple-A in the comedy film Booksmart. She also acted in movies Good Boys, Shiva Baby, Am I Okay, and There There. After years of acting in comedy movies, she finally announced that she will star, produce, and co-direct the musical comedy film Theatre Camp. The movie premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2023. Molly has also been featured in a podcast The Big Lie.

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Molly Gordon Biography

Real Name Molly June Gordon
Birth Date 6 December 1995
Age (as of 2023) 27 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actress
College New York University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds – 123 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue


Father Bryan Gordon
Mother Jessie Nelson

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Boyfriend Nick Lieberman

Personal Life

Molly is currently dating Nick Lieberman. He is a director by profession. The couple has been dating for quite a long time now. They have made several public appearances together. Molly is also very close to her childhood friend Ben Platt. They have worked on several projects together. Molly is quite active on social media. She has around 150k followers on Instagram. She regularly posts about her upcoming projects and her personal life.

Molly Gordon Net Worth

The young actress has worked in several movies and shows so far in her career. She has also produced a movie. Her primary source of income is her acting projects. Her estimated net worth is $1.5 million. She has a lot of potential to become a successful director and producer too.

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  • Molly is of Lithuanian Jewish and Russian Jewish descent.
  • She loves dogs and has two pet dogs.

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