Cassandra Peterson is a well-known name in the acting industry with her prominent role as a gothic goddess, Elvira the Mistress of Dark on KHJ's weekly show, Movie Macabre. Cassandra, who briefly dated the most significant music icon Elvis Presley followed the guidance of him that led her to reach the paradise of success and significance as Elvira.
Along with her acting career, she was also the lead singer at an Italian rock band, Latins 80 and The Snails that became the backbone for her to pursue the acting career.
Married Once; Has A Daughter!
Cassandra Peterson's love life addresses the failed married life with her husband, Mark Piersonknown, who is known for his work on Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Heavy Metal Heaven and Midnight Madness.
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The love romances turned into a marital relationship when the pair shared the wedding vows on 4 July 1984 and drifted their married life for nearly a couple of decades. After thirteen years of their marital tie, she and her husband welcomed their daughter, Sadie Pierson on 12 October 1994.
Their daughter Sadie also an actress, who pursues her career in Filmography. She is known for her credits in tv series including Elvira's Movie Macabre (2010) and 13 Nights of Elvira (2014).
Cassandra Peterson with her ex-husband, Mark Pierson (Photo: Getty Images)
Despite their long-term married relationship for nineteen years, they dissolved their relationship and decided to part their ways. The former love duo officially got divorced on 14 February 2003.
Since then, neither was she linked to any man, nor she gushed about her blossoming love affair with a man of dreams. As of now, she relishes a single life with no traces of her love interests.
Prior to Mark, her dream of dating Elvis Presley came true while she was working as a topless dancer. As per Cassandra, their relationship did not last long; however, Elvis gave her some life-changing advice, which inspired her to move to Los Angeles and audition for Elvira.
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Cassandra Peterson accumulates her net worth from her professional career as an actress and a model. With her significant acting career, she has amassed the estimated net worth of $3 million.
Before her entrance to the acting industry, Cassandra debuted a minor role as a topless dancer in the 1974 film The Working Girls. Also, she starred as a showgirl in the James Bond movie Diamonds are Forever.
Eventually, she made her way to several commercial movies including Movie Macabre, which was followed by its several series; Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988) and Elvira's Haunted Hills (2001). She garnered the salary of $350 per week for her role as Elvira in the Movie Macabre. Also, her acting career credits her role in the movies like Pee-wee's Big Adventure and Allen Quatermain and The Lost City of Gold.
Along with her acting career, she was a lead singer at an Italian rock band, Latins 80 and The Snails.
As of today, she is known as the Queen of Halloween, which she garnered through her hardships and prolific career successes. Also, she is working on the upcoming British documentary film In Search of Darkness, which will be releasing in July 2019.
Wiki & Parents
Born in 1951, in Manhattan, the United States, Cassandra Peterson's birthday falls on 17 September. She is of white ethnicity and American in nationality. She, who stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall, has a curvaceous, buxom figure.
Her parents raised her in Los Angeles during her childhood. When she was of age three, her parents used to put her on a table at eateries and enjoys her dance. At the time, her mother ran a costume business.
She completed her high school graduation from General William J. Palmer High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1969.