Pia Zadora is a famous actress and singer and has been working from her childhood in the entertainment industry in America. One of her prominent appearances was in the film, “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians”. She received nationwide acclaim when she received the Golden Globe award for her acting in the film, “Butterfly”. Read on to know more about Pia Zadora’s net worth in 2019.
Pia Zadora was born in the year, 1954 in New Jersey. With her father being a violinist, it was quite natural for her to become an artist herself later in life. Her mother, Saturnina had experience in the theatre world and had worked in the productions department for New York City theatre opera as well. Zadora has been working since early childhood, with her first film being “Midgie Purvis”. She even acted in Broadway for the production, “Fiddler on the Roof”.
Pia Zadora had a great career. Being an actress and a singer meant an eventful journey which Pia enjoyed to the fullest. In her first film, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, she was seen acting as a young Martian girl. She also sang the song, “Hooray for Santy Claus” for the film. After that, she engaged with musical production till the year 1972. Soon after her marriage, Pia had a breakthrough with print advertisements. She appeared as a Dubonnet Girl, which made her quite a popular face.
After this, there was no looking back. She appeared in the film, Butterfly alongside well-known actor, Orson Welles and Stacy Keach. The film adapted from the novel Butterfly revolves around the relationship between a father and daughter’s incest relationship. Zadora went ahead and won the Golden Globe for the new star category that year. She later starred I the film, “Fake-Out”. She later acted in the movie, “The Lonely Lady” and portrayed the role of an ambitious screenwriter.
In the year 1985, Pia also starred in the musical comedy, “Voyage of the Rock Aliens”. Along with her comic presence, with this production, she also got to explore her musical talents. She later also appeared in John Waters’ movie, “Hairspray” as a beatnik.
Her musical career has been well appreciated by critics. Her cover, “The Clapping Song” for the movie, “The Lonely Lady” earned her a spot in US top 40. She also sang with Jermaine Jackson for a song about rain.
Awards and Achievements
Pia Zadora has won the Golden Globe award for her film, the Butterfly. She also won a series of Golden Raspberry awards for her films like Butterfly, The Lonely Lady, and Voyage of the Rock Aliens. She has also Golden Apple award and has also been nominated for Grammy for the song, “Rock it out”.
Net Worth of Pia Zadora
Pia Zadora has a net worth of $30 million at present. Presently the divorced singer took the no 1 spot of being 10 of the most paid singers in 2018.
Recently, Pia Zadora appeared in 2015 in the well-known reality TV show, “Celebrity Wife Swap”. She has also been touring a lot recently with her cabaret show, Pia Zadora: back Again and Standing Tall.