Who is Justine Bateman? Net Worth, Partner, Biography

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The Batemans are a well-known name in Hollywood, having introduced two of the best actors and a wonderful producer. Jason and Justine Bateman are the children of American producer Kent Bateman. Although Jason is likely the most well-known of Kent’s children for his performance in “Horrible Bosses,” his older sister Justine has also created a name for herself in the film business, having won and been nominated for multiple accolades. Many people recall Justine, but what happened to the young actress?

Continue reading to learn about Justine Bateman, who will be remembered as “Mallory Keaton” in “Family Ties.”

Childhood And Family

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Justine Tanya Bateman was born on February 19, 1966, in Rye City, New York, USA. She is the eldest child of Bruce Kent Bateman and Victoria Elizabeth Bateman, as well as Jason Bateman’s older sister. Her mother was a former Pan American Airways flight attendant who was born in the United Kingdom and is of British ethnicity.


Little is known about her early life, other than that she graduated from high school in California and, at the age of sixteen, starred in the hit sitcom “Family Ties” while still in high school.

Background In Education

Justine attended Craft Charter High School in Woodlands, California, where she graduated in 1984. She had already signed a contract with Paramount Studios for the sitcom “Family Ties” at the time, but due to contractual restrictions, she was unable to attend college. Justine enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016, at the age of 50, and now has a degree in Computer Science and Digital Media Management.


Justine’s career began at the age of 16 when she was cast as Mallory Keaton in the classic 1980s sitcom “Family Ties,” featuring the great Micheal J. Fox and Meridith Baxter. The series ran from 1982 until 1989, with Justine appearing in 176 episodes. She won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series.

Following her breakthrough in her initial part, Justine performed in numerous TV shows and acted in other major films until she took a hiatus from the big screen in 2000 and 2001.

Among her more notable parts during this period, she co-starred with Liam Neeson in the 1988 film “Satisfaction,” and in 1990 in the films “The Closer” and “The Fatal Image,” among many others.

Between 2000 and 2001, she quit the film profession to launch Justine Bateman Design, knitted couture, and everyday apparel label. Then, in 2002, she made a comeback on the big screen in an episode of “Ozzy and Drix.” In 2003, she starred in the television series “Out of Order,” for which she won a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series for her performance as “Annie.”

The next year, she participated in the film “Humor Me” and three episodes of “Still Standing.” Her acting career grew from there, and she went on to play a variety of parts, including appearances on “Desperate Housewives” and “Californication.”

Aside from a successful acting career, Justine has followed in her father’s footsteps and started her production and consultancy organization, ‘Section 5’.

She has also written a book, “Fame,” about the social demand for popularity, as well as an episode of “The Wizards of Waverly Place.”

Favorite Things, Hobbies, And Interesting Facts

Justine’s favorite colors are pink and blue, she enjoys Chinese food, and she lives in Los Angeles. Justine is well-liked by fans for her ability to knit and for her unique patterns.

She is also an outspoken supporter of net neutrality (by internet service providers). She is also a skilled scuba diver and a competent pilot with an aviation license that allows her to fly tiny, single-engine planes.

Justine struggled with anorexia and bulimia while working on “Family Ties,” but she has conquered these challenges.

Relationship Status

Justine has a history of having multiple partnerships. She dated Scott McGinnis in 1987 and then had a romantic connection with Leif Garret, which ended in 1993. Justine married Mark Fluent in 2001, and he is now her husband and the father of their two children, Duke Kenneth, and Gianetta Fluent.

Characteristics Physical

  • Date of Birth: 19 February 1966
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Height: 5ft 6ins (1.68m)
  • Weight: 126lbs (53kgs)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)
  • Body Measurements: 34-27-34 inches
  • Shoe Size: Unknown
  • Bra Size: 34B
  • Star Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian

Net Worth

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Justine Bateman has amassed a fortune through a variety of careers, the majority of which have contributed to her net worth, which is projected to be $5 million as of early 2020.