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Dixie Griffith

Dixie Griffith

Dixie Griffith is famous as the adopted daughter of Andy Griffith who was an actor, television producer, writer, and singer.

Dixie Griffith was born somewhere in the United States of America American parents. Her adopted father is Andy Griffith while her mother is Barbara Edwards. Her parents got divorced when she was just 12 years old, and she moved with her mother. Further, her father was a famous actor, television producer, writer, and singer.

Dixie Griffith's parents, Andy Griffith and Barbara Edwards
Caption: Dixie Griffith’s parents, Andy Griffith and Barbara Edwards
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Her grandparents are Geneva Nunn Griffith and Carl Lee Griffith. She also has a brother named, Andy Griffith Jr who was born in the year 1957 and better known as Sam Griffith. Dixie holds an American nationality while she belongs to a white ethnical background.

Her Father’s Death

Her father, Andy Griffith died on 3rd July 2012 from a heart attack at the age of 86 years old at his coastal home in Manteo, Roanoke Island, in Dare County, North Carolina. Andy was buried in the Griffith family cemetery on the island within five hours of his death.

What was the Net Worth of Dixie Griffith’s Father?

Her late father Andy Griffith had a massive amount of money throughout his career. Andy had an estimated net worth of around $60 million at the time of his death. His main source of income is from his professional career and comedy shows.

Dixie Griffith's father, Andy Griffith with his car
Caption: Dixie Griffith’s father, Andy Griffith with his car
Photo: Writing of Kayleen Reusser

Is Dixie Griffith Single or Married?

Dixie Griffith seems to be single. As of now, Griffith might be focusing on her career rather than involving in any kind of relationship or love affair.

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Caption: Dixie Griffith with her late father

Her Parents’ Relationship

Her parents were married on 22nd August 1949 and they adopted two children: a son named Andy Samuel Griffith Jr who was born in the year 1957 and famous as Sam Griffith as well as a daughter Dixie Nann Griffith.

At the age of 12 years, Dixie’s parents divorced and she moved in with her mother. (Her father has married twice afterward.) Her father’s second wife was Solica Cassuto, a Greek actress. They were married from the year 1973 to 1981. After that, he married Cindi Knight on 12th April 1983 and he was living a blissful life with her till the time of his death.


As of now, Dixie and her mother Barbara Edwards work as volunteers in Denver and are proud to support the Denver Hospice.

Her Father’s Career

Her father, Andy was an actor, television producer, writer, and singer. Also, he was one of the most famous television personalities in the last decades. The Andy Griffith Show, which entertained the audience for almost eight years and it was his most famous show as well as brought him great success. Griffith had a modest start as a comedian and proved his versatility in several roles.

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Caption: Dixie Griffith’s father Andy Griffith

His portrayals of vicious characters in several television films received a lot of attention when he was already a star in the field of comedy. At that time, he took on more demanding roles and executed them in the best possible way. As a veteran of Broadway, he had come a long way from poverty shackles to one of the most celebrated individuals on television.

Moreover, his character Andy Taylor, the protagonist in the Andy Griffith Show, is perhaps his most imitated role and the highlight of his career. But Griffith never ventured to present himself as typography, preferring to participate in films. Besides this, he was also a country and gospel singer and even won a Grammy.

Facts of Dixie Griffith

Full NameDixie Griffith
Place Of BirthUnited States of America
ParentsAndy Griffith, Barbara Edwards.
SiblingsAndy Griffith Jr


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