About Cassandra Peterson
Cassandra Peterson is an American actress, who is also considered as one of the millionaires in the industry. It has been claimed that the total estimate of Cassandra Peterson net worth reaches 2.5 million dollars, as of right now. Cassandra Peterson is mostly known for a character which she portrays and to whom she is usually associated, that being Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. The mentioned character is known as the horror hostess. Cassandra Peterson became famous due to the image of the mentioned character. As such, she would usually appear dressed in a black gothic style with revealing cleavage gown when hosting a show called “Movie Macabre”. This show also has added up to the overall amount of Cassandra Peterson net worth.
Cassandra Peterson was born in 1951 in Kansas. When the area in which she and her family were living got flooded, the family moved to live to Colorado. Cassandra Peterson has stated that when she was growing up all the girls were interested into playing with dolls, whereas she would usually play with horror-looking toys. Moreover, when she became a teenager, she started working as a dancer in a gay club.
When she graduated from high school, instead of choosing to study at some college, she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where she became a show girl. In 1971, she even appeared in a movie as a show girl, the movie being “Diamonds Are Forever”. Another movie in which she appeared at around the same time was “The Working Girls”. She is also known as a model from the album cover of Tom Waits, called “Small Change”, released in 1974.
In addition to her appearance as the horror hostess Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Cassandra Peterson is also known from a lot of movies, such as “Allan Quantermain and the Lost City of Gold” as well as “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”. Therefore, these appearances also have added to the overall amount of Cassandra Peterson net worth.
In the 1970s, Cassandra Peterson moved to live to Italy, where for a short period of time she tried a career as a singer and also appeared in a film called “Roma”, however, in it she had only a small role. When she came back to the United States, she usually appeared in night clubs and also began her career as a comedian, which eventually became one of the main source of accumulating Cassandra Stevens net worth.
Now you have an idea why Cassandra Peterson net worth is this huge