Life doesn't always go your way, but it depends on how you choose to response to adversity, setbacks and even failure. The same thing befalls in the life of former Kodak Girl, Georgia Durante, as she had a roller-coaster ride of life, racing through the shadows of the underworld. Georgia plunged into the world she never had dreamed of. What happened next? Well, without further ado, take a look below!
Georgia began her career as a model and later got involved with the mob. When she was 12 years old, she pursued her modeling career. She was a model for Kodak, and at the age of 17, she was considered as the most photographed girl in the country. Shortly, she got fame as a Kodak girl.
When Georgia was establishing herself as an aspiring model, her life took some unexpected turns; she became a mob gateway driver from a supermodel. Georgia was involved with the mob and suffered several waves of abuse over the years.
Eventually, she got out of the crime business and found a successful career as a stuntwoman. Though she had bitter experience about her past, she ultimately surpassed it and founded her own Hollywood stunt company.
Georgia has also published a book named The Company She Keeps in the year 1998 where she described the story of her struggle while escaping from the Mafia underworld.
How Much Is Georgia's Net Worth?
Though Georgia had to pass through a rough time; she has also done some renowned work throughout her career. She worked as a stunt women on Spy Hard, Casper and Runaway Nightmare. From her career as a professional stunt driver, she might have accumulated a whopping amount of salary which can be reckoned to be around thousand dollars. However, her net worth is kept inside a closed box.
Georgia's Married Life And Children
Georgia's married life was among the bitter experiences of her life. Georgia married her school sweetheart, Thomas Mugavero, in 1968. Shortly, the couple was blessed with a girl child, Toni. However, their relationship did not last, and the couple decided to split their ways in 1969.
After Georgia's brief marriage ended, she met Joe Lamendola at his Rochester nightclub. They both fell for each other and decided to marry. They tied the knot in the year 1970, but this relation also could not go longer as she suffered intensifying physical abuse by her husband. Thus, the couple ended up after seven years of husband-wife relationship in 1977.
Georgia Durante with her mobster husband, Joe Lamendola (Photo:kcbx.org)
Two years after divorcing Joe, Georgia got married to Richard Adray on 22 November 1979. The pair together welcomed a child; however, their relationship also did not long last, and the pair got divorced on 8 December 1983.
Georgia Durante's Short Bio
Born in 1950 in Rochester, New York, USA, Georgia, who is currently 68 years old, celebrates her birthday on 9th of July every year. As per wiki, Georgia graduated her high schooling from East Rochester High School in 1968. And talking about her family, there is no information about her parents; however, it has come to light that she had the only sibling named Sharon Brockler.