Victoria Principal Biography

Updated On Nov 15, 2017 Published On Jan 11, 2016
Facts of Victoria Principal
Date of Birth: 1950 , January-3
Birth Nation: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Victoria Principal
Father Victor Principal
Mother Ree Veal
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress, Entrepreneur, singer
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Measurements 37-22-35
Weight in KG 56 KG
Married Yes
Married to Harry Glassman (m. 1985), Christopher Skinner (m. 1978)
Children N/A
Divorce Harry Glassman (m. 2006), Christopher Skinner (m. 1980)
Education Miami-Dade Community College
Movies Vigilante Force
TV Show Dallas Reunion: The Return to Southfork
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Victoria was married twice in her life but both her marriage couldn't last long. First, she was married to Christopher Skinner in 1978, who is an actor. They met each other on the sets of Dallas. After two years of marriage, they called off their marriage and got divorced.

Soon after her first divorce, she began dating with Andy Gibb. He was an English singer, songwriter, performer and teen idol. They met for the first time on The John Davidson Show in 1981. She also sang a duet with Andy. The couple split in March 1982. The reason behind their split was Gibb's drugs addiction, regarding which she stated,

"I did everything I could to help him. But then I told him he would have to choose between me and his problem."

Victoria's second marriage was with Dr. Harry Glassman, in June 1985. He is a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. She was very happy after getting such a loving spouse. They remained as husband and wife for more than 20 years. In June 1985, the couple got divorced. 

Despite getting married twice, she has no children. Her love life is not as perfect as her career is. And with all the hard work and dedication at work, she earned a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actress for her role in Dallas.

She has maintained her net worth of $254 million with an annual income of $12 million.

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Born in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

January 3 , 1950

She was born in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan to parents Ree Veal and Victor Principal. Her father was a United States Air Force sergeant. She was raised in different countries because of his father job. She is American and is diverse descent.

First marriage, Christopher Skinner

1978

She got married for the first time in her life and that was in the year 1978 to Christopher Skinner. He is an actor. They met each other on the set of CBS soap opera Dallas. They were perfect couple.

Divorced with Christopher Skinner

1980

Their married life was going well. But after two years of marriage, the couple decided to get divorced. They got divorced in December 1980. The reason behind the divorce was lack of trust and mutual understanding between them.

Began dating Andy Gibb

1981

Soon after the divorced, she began her love affair with Andy Gibb. He was an English singer, songwriter, performer and teen idol. They met for the first time on The John Davidson Show in 1981. She also sang a duet with Andy. 

Broke up with Andy Gibb

1982

Andy Gibb was drugs addict. A year later of their romantic relationship, she gave him an ultimatum that "Choose me or choose drugs" but Andy could not change his addiction habit and the couple split in March 1982.

Second marriage, Harry Glassman

June 22 , 1985

For the second time, she got married to Dr. Harry Glassman in June 1985. He is a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. She was very happy after getting such a loving spouse. They remained as husband and wife for more than 20 years. 

Divorced with Harry Glassman

December 27 , 2006

In 2003, she was hospitalized and her husband was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse. Charges were never filed and even she refused that incident and told that they had healthy relationship but after three years of that incident they got divorced on 27 December 2006.

Graduated from South Dade Senior High School

1968

In 1968, she graduated from South Dade Senior High School. Afterwards she joined Miami-Dade Community College to study medicine but after first year she had serious accident and got injured. Then, she left the studies and moved to New York to pursue her acting career.

Moved to Hollywood

1970

She moved to Hollywood in 1970. She had no money and no any experience before it. She won the auditioned for her first film role as Marie Elena, a Mexican mistress, in Paul Newman's The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972).

Nominated for Golden Globe Award

1972

She was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for her first role as Marie Elena in the movie "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean” and that was year in 1972 in the category of Most Promising Newcomer - Female.

Released her book The Body Principal

1983

She released her first book in 1983 entitled The Body Principal. After wards her second, third and fourth book released entitled The Beauty Principal (1984), The Diet Principal (1987) and Living Principal (2001) respectively. She became the bestselling author after publishing her books.

Began her own production company

1987

She left the soap opera "Dallas" in 1987 and began her own production company. She named her company Victoria Principal Productions. That company mostly produced movie for television. By that she became succeed to introduce herself as businesswoman.

Victoria Principal Net Worth

2018

Victoria Principal has an impressive net worth of $254 million as of 2018. Victoria makes her money as an author and from her business and obviously, she must have added millions to her net worth, with her acting career, until 2001.