Cynthia Nixon’s Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Relationships & More

Cynthia Nixon is 56 years old but keeps herself as young in body and vigor as someone almost half her age. You know her popularly as the red-haired Miranda Hobbes from Sex and the City.

Actress, activist, and more, Nixon has come back once again as a New Yorker in a period drama written by Julian Fellowes called The Gilded Age. To get your facts right about this skillful actress, her Hollywood career, body measurements, relationships, diet, workout, etc., read on!

Cynthia Nixon’s Career

Nixon began utilizing her performing gifts from the early age of 9 when she first appeared on a TV game show, To Tell the Truth, in 1974. But Nixon wasn’t just meant for TV, so she penetrated the theater industry with her Broadway debut as Dinah Lord in the 1980 play The Philadelphia Story.

After that, Nixon bagged her first role in a feature as a co-star in Little Darlings in 1980. Her most remarkable point in her career was in 1984, when she concurrently appeared in two famous Broadway plays, The Real Thing and Hurlyburly.

Two years later, Nixon got her first important supporting role in the 1986 film The Manhattan Project. While featuring in films, Nixon didn’t leave TV and theater behind.

Nixon’s prominence in theater also results from her being one of the founding members of the Off-Broadway theatrical troupe Drama Dept. Besides theater, she rose to fame with the famous HBO series Sex and the City from 1998 to 2004.

The popularity of Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City got Nixon her debut leading role in the 2000 feature film Advice from a Caterpillar.

Nixon was then unstoppable and got opportunities in HBO productions like Warm Springs in 2005, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Rabbit Hole in 2006, and, Sex and the City feature film in 2008.

She returned to her theater roots and gave one of her best performances as ‘Oscar worthy’ in the film James White in 2015. She has played iconic roles like that of the poet Emily Dickinson in the biographical film A Quiet Passion in 2016.

After many theater productions and appearances like in the Netflix show Ratched in 2020, Nixon is now starring in a period drama, The Gilded Age.

Cynthia Nixon’s Height and Weight

The graceful Cynthia Nixon has always had a lean body figure. Nixon has a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm (1.70 m), and she weighs 61 kg or 134 pounds.

Nixon owes her slim figure to tons of veggies, sushi, lots of fruits, and protein-rich foods in her diet to pamper her body in a healthy way.

Cynthia Nixon at Film Independent Spirit Awards
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Cynthia Nixon’s Dating History

Nixon was in a committed relationship with a schoolteacher named Danny Mozes for 15 years, from 1988 to 2003. They were both in their early 20s when they started dating and have two children together named Samuel Joseph Mozes and Charles Ezekiel Mozes.

After splitting up, Cynthia had a break for a year before she started dating education activist Christina Marinoni. Marinoni and Nixon made their relationship official with their engagement in April 2009.

The couple brought their first child together into the world in 2011, a son named Max. They got married the next year in New York, on May 27, 2012, which was the same year that Nixon came out to identify herself as bisexual.

She now believes that the term ‘queer’ describes her better. They both brought up Nixon’s two kids from her previous relationship with Mozes together. The couple is prominent LGBTQ rights activists.

  • Full Born Name: Cynthia Ellen Nixon
  • Nicknames: Cynthia Nixon
  • Occupation: Actress, Activist, Theater Director 
  • Religion: Honorary Jewish
  • Date Of Birth: April 9, 1966
  • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Father’s Name: Walter Elmer Nixon Jr
  • Mother’s Name: Anne Elizabeth (née Knoll)
  • Siblings’ Names: None
  • Spouse: Danny Mozes (1988- 2003), Christine Marinoni (2004- present)
  • Children: Charles Ezekiel Mozes, Samantha Mozes, Charles Ezekiel Mozes, Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni

Cynthia Nixon Body Measurements

Nixon has maintained her lean self marvelously, with her body measurements being 32-23-36 in or 81-58-91 cm. Her petite waist suited the trendy fashion attires in Sex and the City. After more than a decade, she still stuns the viewers in the corsets of The Gilded Age.

Nixon was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. She shared her cancer journey with the public in 2008 in an interview with Good Morning America and has been cancer free since.

Nixon is a firm believer in Gyrotonics to keep her slim body in shape. This workout routine combines yoga, ballet, tai chi, and gymnastics, all in one.

Actress Cynthia Nixon
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Cynthia Nixon’s Ample Bosom

Nixon has a toned and slim body type. Her breast size is 32 inches, her bra size is 32B, and her cup size is B.

Cynthia has often let down her robes and flaunted her perky bosoms and toned self for sex scenes in Sex and the City and And Just Like That.

Height5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm (1.70 m)
Weight61 kg or 134 pounds
Breast Size32 inches
Bra Size32B
Cup SizeB
Body Measurements32-23-36 in or 81-58-91 cm
Chest Size32 inches or 81 cm
Waist Size23 inches or 58 cm
Hips Size36 inches or 91 cm
Shoe Size9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6 (UK)
Dress Size6 (US) or 38 (EU) or 10 (UK)
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorNaturally blonde
Natural breasts or implantsNatural

Is Nixon All-Natural or Needles?

Nixon has confirmed that she experimented with botox for her forehead wrinkles. The actress said it made her look scared and surprised, which she didn’t like. So, now she has given up on injections and fillers.

There were also rumors that the actress had gotten breast augmentation done. However, these were false, and the actress brushed them away with a clever remark. She said that if she wanted to, she would’ve gotten it done before her iconic role in Sex and the City.

So, it’s safe to say that the multifaceted and active actress has decided to accept the aging process gracefully and has discarded any surgical or non-surgical means to hide it.

Cynthia Nixon’s Net Worth

It should be no surprise that the actress, activist, and theater director is worth millions of dollars. Nixon has an estimated net worth of a whopping $25 million as of 2022.

When Nixon ran for Governor of New York, she released the tax records of her previous year. According to them, she earned a gross salary of $1.3 million just from her investments, residuals, and capital gains.

Nixon’s Favorites

  • Favorite Place: The Subway 
  • Favorite Shoes: Cowboy boots
  • Favorite Drink: Bourbon 
  • Favorite Food: Anything with cheese 
  • Favorite Indulgence: Toffee

Cynthia Nixon’s Most Notable Awards

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Sex and the City, 2002
  • Primetime Emmy Award: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Sex and the City, 2004
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Sex and the City, 2004
  • Primetime Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 2008
  • TONY Award: Best Lead Actress, Rabbit Hole, 2006
  • Grammy Award: Best Spoken Word Album, 2009
  • GLAAD Media Awards: Vito Russo Award, 2010
  • Tony Award: Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, The Little Foxes, 2017
  • British LGBT Award: LGBT + Celebrity, 2019

Fun Facts About Cynthia Nixon

On March 19, 2018, Nixon officially announced that she would run for the Democratic nomination for governor of New York. However, she lost to Andrew Cuomo.

Nixon was ranked 88 on VH1’s The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars.

Nixon is only short of an Oscar award to complete the award slam called EGOT, which has only been achieved by eight others so far. 

Nixon’s mother was also an actress, and that’s where she developed her love for performing. 

Nixon is of German and English descent.

She is a Democrat and ran for Governor of New York in 2018. 

Nixon and Sarah Jessica Parker were pregnant during the filming of Season 5 of Sex and the City. 

What face shape does Cynthia Nixon have?

Cynthia Nixon has a round face that is brought out beautifully by her short hairstyle.

What is Cynthia Nixon’s hair color?

Cynthia Nixon has naturally blonde hair. But she dyed them red for her role in Sex and the City.

What color eyes does Cynthia Nixon have?

Cynthia Nixon has a mix of blue and green colored eyes that compliment her round face.

Did Cynthia Nixon get braces?

Nixon did not get braces. However, she wore fake braces for her role in Sex and the City, Let it Ride and also wore dentures when she worked on Warm Springs.

Does Cynthia Nixon have tattoos?

From the looks of it, Cynthia Nixon has no visible tattoos on her flawless skin.

Did Cynthia Nixon win an Emmy?

Cynthia Nixon has been nominated five times for the Emmy award and has won twice for her role in 2004 for Sex and the City and in 2005 for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Did Cynthia Nixon in the pelican brief?

Yes, Cynthia Nixon played the role of Alice Stark in The Pelican Brief, 1993.

Did Cynthia Nixon go to college?

Nixon is a graduate of Barnard College, where she studied English Literature. She was also a part of the Semester at Sea program in the Spring of 1986.

Where does Cynthia Nixon live?

Nixon lives with her wife in a $4.4 million New York City Townhouse in midtown Manhattan.

Looking ravishing at the age of 56, Cynthia is not alone in being a globally leading and growing actress. Lisa Edelstein, another 56-year-old American actress hailing from the Big Apple, has made an excellent place for herself in Hollywood.