Joey Heatherton Bio

(Actress, Singer, Dancer)

Relationship Statistics of Joey Heatherton

What is Joey Heatherton marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Joey Heatherton having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Joey Heatherton lesbian ?: No

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For now, Joey Heatherton’s relationship status is single.

In 1969, Joey married the wide-receiver Lance Rentzel. And what was supposed to be a happy married life soon devolved into a nightmare? A year into marriage, Lance was arrested for indecent behavior towards a 10-year-old girl.

Although he pleaded guilty and accepted psychiatric treatment, it was Joey who was devastated and in 1972 the divorce was finalized.

Post-Divorce Trauma

After the divorce, her on-screen persona rubbed onto her personal life. The divorce triggered an avalanche of misdemeanors including possession, assault, and unprovoked aggression. Though most of the charges were later dropped, her career suffered.

Today Heatherton has regained her composure and matured. She still is the once-vibrant teenager that she was. Joey has a lot going on.

Who is Joey Heatherton?

Joey Heatherton is an American actress, dancer, singer, and variety show performer. Known as the sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s, her troubled-teenager look epitomized the stormy teens of that time.

She starred in many movies including My Blood Runs Cold and The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington.

Joey Heatherton: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Joey was born as Davenie Johanna Heatherton on September 14, 1944, in Rockville Centre, New York. She has a European-American ethnicity.

Her parents are Ray Heatherton, a renowned Broadway star and television pioneer, and Davenie Ross Watson, a dancer.

Joey was raised in Rockville Centre, a suburb of New York City. Her nickname ‘Joey’ is a combination of her first name Davenie and her middle name Johanna.

Her brother, Dick Heatherton is a disc jockey.


Joey was educated at St. Agnes Cathedral Academy, Rockville Centre, New York USA, a Catholic K-8 cum high school founded by Monsignor Peter Quealy.

She studied ballet from the age of six, then later under George Balanchine. She also studied modern jazz dance, voice, and dramatics.

Joey Heatherton: Professional Life, Career

As a child actress, Joey Heatherton first appeared on her father’s popular television show for children, The Merry Mailman. At the age of 15, she was selected as the understudy in Broadway’s’ original production, The Sound of Music.

Thereafter as a singer, Joey released her first single in 1957- Gone, which was acclaimed Billboard’s Hot 100 singles.

In the early 60s and 70s, her troubled-teenager cum ‘sexy-looking kid’ look mesmerized the audience in a string of T.V. serials and movies.

Joey frequently performed on shows like the Dean Martin Show, Frank Sinatra Jr. The show, Bob Hope’s USO.


Today’s popular culture regularly cites the beautiful and unforgettable Joey on prime-time soaps like Mad Men and West Wing, Simpsons, and more.

This year she is name-checked in an episode of Two and a Half Men.

Also, Joey’s variety show performances on-stage and off are the inspiration behind today’s America’s Got Talent variety show.

Awards, Nominations

As a trail-blazer, Joey was frequently nominated for

  • 1964, The Golden Laurel Award for Top Female New Face
  • 1964, and Golden Globe Awards for Most Promising Newcomer
  • 1966, The Golden Laurel Award for New Faces, Female

Notable Performances

  • The Perry Como Show,
  • Movies-Where Love Has Gone, Reflections of Evil
  • Songs- Gone, I’m Sorry
  • Dance Shows- Hullabaloo
  • Musical Comedy- Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers, Cry-Baby
  •  TV- Mr. Novak, It Takes a Thief, Route 66, Bluebeard

Joey Heatherton: Net Worth, Income

Her net worth is presently estimated at $5 million. Her source of income is as a TV personality and appearances on galas and dinners.

Joey Heatherton: Rumors, Controversy

TMZ reportedly reported a brazen report that the ’50s and 60’s sex-symbol Joey Heatherton could not blend in with her neighbor’s blender routine and reacted in a high-heeled manner.

If a gossips’ gossip is anything to go by, the neighbor has filed a report about her neighbor not blending in with her blender.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Joey Heatherton is Platinum blonde with baby-blue eyes, the weight of 59.0 kg and 5’5 tall, shoe size 7 US.

Social Media

Joey has 2.8k Facebook followers and 39k views on youtube. 232k view on Heatherton’s youtube, Then and Now.

She is not active on Twitter and Instagram.


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