Joey Heatherton is a well-known actress, singer, and dancer from America who is considered as the sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s era. She is best known for acting in various television shows along with being a variety show performer. She has appeared in several films like ‘ The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington’ and ‘My Blood Runs Cold’. Let’s find out more about Joey Heatherton’s net worth in 2019.
Davenie Johanna Heatherton was born in Rockville Centre, New York, on September 14, 1944, to her parents Ray Heatherton and Davenie.
Her father was a television pioneer and her mother was a dancer. She also has a brother who is a professional disc jockey.
She went to Saint Agnes Academy for high school. She started learning ballet at the age of six and including four years of study under the guidance of George Balanchine.
In 1969, she married to Lance Rentzel who played football for the Dallas Cowboys. The couple divorced in 1972.
In 1985, she was arrested for not paying the bill from a hotel in Long Island. In the same year, she was again arrested because she slapped a clerk in the Manhattan’s U.S. Passport Agency office. She was acquitted of both charges.
She was again arrested for assault in the year 1986 because she stabbed her former boyfriend in hand with a knife. The charge was later dropped by her former boyfriend.
Joey Heatherton started her career as a child actress on the popular children’s show ‘The Merry Mailman’. At the age of 15 she became a member of the ensemble in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music.
She was also seen in ‘The Perry Como Show’ where she played the role of an exuberant teenager. In the same year she released her first single ‘That’s How It Goes’. She made her debut in television in the show ‘Route 66’.
In 1964, Heatherton was seen on ‘The Tonight Show’ and the next year she made a guest appearance on a teen dance show ‘ Hullabaloo’.
In 1965, she appeared on several television shows including ‘The Dean Martin Show’ and the game show ‘What’s My Line’.
She has been seen on numerous television shows and series like The Hollywood Palace, The Andy Williams Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, Mr. Novak, The Nurses, It Takes a Thief, The Virginian and many more.
Heatherton made her film debut with the movie Twilight of Honor in 1963 and later appeared on many movies including My Blood Runs Cold, Where Love Has Gone, Bluebeard, Cry-Baby and many more.
Awards & Achievements
In 1964, Joey Heatherton was nominated in the Golden Globe Awards in the category of ‘Most Promising Newcomer’. In the same year, she was also nominated for the ‘Top Female New Face’ award in the Golden Laurel Awards.
In 1966, she was again nominated for the Golden Laurel Awards in the ‘New Faces, Female’ category.
Heatherton’s first single ‘Gone’ was in the Billboard’s Hot 100 for more than 15 weeks, peaking at number 24. Her second single ‘I’m Sorry’ also peaked at 87 in the Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
Net Worth of Joey Heatherton
The estimated net worth of Joey Heatherton is more than $6 million. She made this fortune by appearing in many television shows and movies in her illustrious career. She has also given many commercially successful music albums and songs which have contributed well to her net worth. She was also the part of the USO trope of Bob Hope’s from 1965 to 1977 where she used to perform live in front of the GIs.
Joey Heatherton is one of the most renowned actress, singer and dancer in the world. She is among the very few actresses who has appeared nude in an issue of the magazine ‘Playboy’. In 1975, she headlined in the television series Joey & Dad alongside with her own father. Heatherton most recent acting role was in the movie ‘Reflections of Evil’ by Damon Packard.