Doris Day Net Worth 2019, Biography, Personal Life and Career
Doris Day Net Worth 2019 – Doris Day is a first-rate entertainer remarkable for her outstanding songs and acting roles in the showbiz community. She is a singer, an animal welfare activist, and actress who made her way to the spotlight in the year 1936.
Doris Day is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born to William Joseph Kappelhoff, a choirmaster and music teacher, and Alma Sophia, a housewife, on 3rd April 1922. The actress’s birth name is Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff while all of her grandparents were German immigrants. Her parents separated many years ago due to her father’s alleged infidelity.
The singer-actress is the youngest of three siblings; she had an older brother called Richard who died before her birth and another brother called Paul who she is two to three years younger than.
Doris Day has been in four marriages. Her only child, son Terrence.
Terrence, who was born on February 8, 1942, died on 19th November 2004 at his home after a long illness. He was survived by his wife, son, and mother.
Doris’ initial plan was to become a dancer but her chances of becoming a professional dancer blew up after a car accident injured her right leg on October 13, 1937. As for her education, she attended the prestigious Western Hills University High School.
Nicknamed Eunice; Clara Bixby; Do-Do, the actress’ career timeline features an impressive number of enviable awards and nominations. She has won the Laurel Awards ten times – nine times for being a top female star while her role in the romantic comedy film, That Touch of Mink earned her the top spot in the Top Female Comedy Performance category.
Doris Day has also received six Golden Globe Awards nominations, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, five Golden Globe Awards, a Legend Award from the Society of Singers, the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures (1989), the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award (2011), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush (2004).
In the year 1960, her role in the romantic comedy Pillow Talk earned her a nomination for the Best Actress while her music career saw her release over 20 studio albums.
Doris Day is an American actress, singer, real estate mogul and animal rights activist who has a net worth of $200 million dollars.