Jane Russell Bio

(Actress)

Relationship Statistics of Jane Russell

What is Jane Russell marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Widow
How many children does Jane Russell have ? (name):Three (Robert Waterfield, Thomas Waterfield, Tracy Waterfield)
Is Jane Russell having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jane Russell lesbian ?: No

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She married three times (Bob Waterfield, Roger Barrett, John Calvin Peoples). She married Bob Waterfield in 1943, the couple has three children namely, Tracy Waterfield, Thomas Waterfield, and Robert Waterfield. But the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to separate on 1968.

Then, she married Roger Barrett in 1968. However, the marriage lasted only a few months as Barrett passed away in November 1968.

In addition, she married John Calvin Peoples in 1974, the marriage lasted until his death.

Who was Jane Russell?

Jane was an American film actress. Additionally, she did her first film role in 1943, in the movie The Outlaw. During  1947, she delved into music before returning to films.

After starring in several films in the 1950s, including Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1953, she again returned to music while completing several other films in the 1960s. In addition, she also starred in more than 20 films throughout her career.

Jane Russell: Childhood, Education, and Family

Jane was born on June 21, 1921, on Bemidji, Minnesota, the United States. She was born as Ernestine Jane. Her father’s name was Roy William Russell and her mother’s name was Geraldine Jacobi. Her father was a Military Officer, and mother was an actress.

She has four siblings namely, James H. Russell, Kenneth Russell, Wally Russell, and Thomas Russell. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity is unknown. Her birth sign was Cancer. Talking about her education, she attended Van Nuys High School.

Jane Russell: Early Professional Career, Salary, and Net Worth

On talking about her profession, her big break came in the most bizarre of situations when she was picked by director Howard Hughes. Subsequently, she also signed a seven-year contract with Hughes.

Besides that, she also came up with a 78 rpm album for Columbia Records, titled, ‘Let’s Put Out the Lights’. During 1950, she also recorded a duet, ‘Kisses and Tears’, with Frank Sinatra and The Modernaires for the film, ‘Double Dynamite’.

During 1952, she also appeared in the film ‘The Las Vegas Story’. On the same year, she also appeared in a cameo role in the film, ‘Road to Bali’ and in the films ‘Montana Belle’ and ‘Son of Paleface’. During 1956, she also acted in the films, ‘Hot Blood’ and ‘The Revolt of Mamie Stover’, both of which showcased her talent as a fine actress.

Additionally, she also followed this up with the film, ‘The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown’. During 1957, she also debuted as a successful singer and solo performer at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas. In addition, she also followed this up by performance in the US, Canada, Mexico, South America, and Europe.

During  1959, she came up with her self-titled solo LP on MGM Records. During 1964, she returned to the big screen with the film, ‘Fate is the Hunter’. In the movie, she also performed as herself for the USO in a flashback scene.

Similarly, she also followed this up by four more movies titled, ‘Johnny Reno’, ‘Waco’, ‘Born Losers’ and ‘Darker than Amber’. During 1971, she also made her Broadway debut with the musical drama, ‘Company’. During 1985, she also turned a writer and penned her autobiography, ‘Jane Russell: My Path and My Detours.’

She won the Berlin International Film Festival Award, she won Golden Apple Awards for Most Cooperative Actress. Likewise, she won the Golden Boot Awards. Then she won the Marco Island Film Festival. Additionally, she won Walk of Fame Award for Motion Picture. She earns a decent amount of salary.

Her net worth was around $ 40 million.

Jane Russell: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that, she was buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery, she was in fact cremated at Santa Barbara Cemetery and her ashes were scattered at sea.

Jane Russell: Body Measurements

On talking about her body measurements, Jane has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 59Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 38-24-36 inches. Jane’s hair color is black and her eye color is brown.

Jane Russell: Social Media

On talking about her social media, she is not active on any social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Jane Russell: Death

She died on February 28, 2011, at the age of 89 in Santa Maria, California, United States. The cause of her death was Shortness of breath.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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