Pia Zadora is a well-known actress and singer who has worked in the entertainment industry in America since she was a child. She made a notable appearance in the film “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.” She received widespread acclaim when she won a Golden Globe for her performance in the film “Butterfly.”
|Celebrated Name:||Pia Zadora|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Pia Zadora|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 May 1953|
|Birth Place:||Hoboken, New Jersey, United States|
|Husband/Spouse(Name):||Michael Jeffries (m. 2005), Jonathan Kaufer (m. 1995–2001), Meshulam Riklis (m. 1977–1993)|
|Children:||Yes (Kady Z, Jordan Maxwell Kaufer, Kristofer Barzie Riklis)|
|Profession:||American actress and singer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$30 million|
Pia Zadora Biography
Pia Zadora was born in New Jersey in 1954. Her father was a violinist, so it was only natural that she would become an artist herself later in life. Saturnina, her mother, was a theatre professional who worked in the production department of a New York City theatre opera. Zadora has been acting since she was a child, and her first film was “Midgie Purvis.” She even performed on Broadway in “Fiddler on the Roof.”
Pia Zadora Age, Height, Weight
Pia Zadora was born on May 4, 1953, She is 69 years old as of 2023. Her height is 1.52 meters and her weight is 46 kilograms.
Pia Zadora had a successful career. Being an actress and a singer meant an exciting journey that Pia relished. She appeared as a young Martian girl in her first film, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. She also performed the film’s theme song, “Hooray for Santa Claus.” After that, she worked in musical production until 1972. Pia made a name for herself in print advertising not long after her marriage. She was a Dubonnet Girl, which made her a well-known face.
There was no turning back after that. Butterfly, in which she co-starred with Orson Welles and Stacy Keach, was her first film. The film, based on the novel Butterfly, revolves around a father and daughter’s incestuous relationship. Zadora went on to win the Golden Globe for a best new star that year. She went on to star in the film “Fake-Out.” She later appeared in the film “The Lonely Lady,” playing an ambitious screenwriter.
Pia also appeared in the musical comedy “Voyage of the Rock Aliens” in 1985. Along with her comic presence, she was able to explore her musical abilities with this production. She later played a beatnik in John Waters’ film “Hairspray.”
Her musical career has received positive feedback from critics. Her cover of “The Clapping Song” for the film “The Lonely Lady” landed her in the top 40 in the United States. She also collaborated with Jermaine Jackson on a rain-themed song.
Pia Zadora Achievements And Awards
Pia Zadora has won a Golden Globe for her role in the film The Butterfly. She also received Golden Raspberry awards for her work on films such as Butterfly, The Lonely Lady, and Voyage of the Rock Aliens. She also has a Golden Apple award and a Grammy nomination for the song “Rock it out.”
Pia Zadora’s Net Worth In 2023
Pia Zadora’s net worth is $30 million as of August 2023. Currently, the divorced singer holds the top spot among the top ten highest-paid singers.
Pia Zadora most recently appeared in the popular reality TV show “Celebrity Wife Swap” in 2015. She has also been touring extensively with her cabaret show, Pia Zadora: Back Again and Standing Tall, in recent months.