Jane Russell was an American actress, who is well known for big the leading sex symbols in Hollywood. She is a talented actress and has appeared in films like The Outlaw and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Jane Russell was one of those celebrities who had a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Jane Russell's early life
Jane Russell was born as Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell on the 21st of June, 1921. She was the only daughter of father Roy William Russell and mother Geraldine. She has four other brothers named Jamie, Thomas, Kenneth, and Wallace.
She attended Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell and during her time in school Jane Russell participated in many dramas and plays.
Jane Russell's career
Jane Russell started her career as a model for photographers. She was then discovered by Howard Hughes who signed her for a seven-year film contract.
She made her career debut as an actress, portraying the role of Rio McDonald in the 1943 film The Outlaw. Since her debut, Joanne Russell has acted in many films like Young Widow, Double Dynamite, The Las Vegas Story and many more.
She has acted alongside Alan Dale in the 1970 film Cauliflower Cupids, where she played the role of Nira DiLaurento. Other films that Jane Russell has acted in are The Yellow Rose, starring Sam Elliott.
Jane Russell's personal life
Jane Russell was married three times in her life. She married her high school boyfriend, Bob Waterfield, whom she married on April 24, 1943, and divorced in July 1968.
They had three children, a adopted baby girl whom they called Tracy and later adopted a baby boy named Thomas, whse mother had relocated to London in order to escape poverty from Northern Ireland. They also adopted Robert John in 1956.
She then married to her spouse Roger Barrett on August 25, 1968. Roger Barrett was an actor. He died due to a heart attack on November 18, 1968.
Jane Russell again married a real estate broker, John Calvin Peoples, on January 31, 1974. She lived with him until he too died of heart failure on April 9, 1999.
Later, she died on February 28, 2011, due to respiratory failure. She was 89 years old at the time of her death and did not have any extra-marital affairs.
Jane Russell's net worth
Jane Russell had her net worth of $40 million dollars. She used to charge a huge sum for her roles as her salary. She was paid $400,000 as salary from the film Gentleman Prefer Blondes, featuring Marilyn Monroe.
Apart from that, there is no information in context to Jane Russell's net worth.