Pia Zadora

Pia Alfreda Schipani, famous known as Pia Zadora, was born in 1953, 4th of May in New Jersey, is a very popular American singer and actress. At a very early age, she began her professional career when she worked as a child actress in the movie ‘Santa Claus conquers the Martians’ only at 11 years of age in 1964.

Then her career-defining Role in ‘Butterfly’ led her towards a Golden Globe Award, and at the same time got some genuine Criticism for her character. In the later stage, she also carried out a very successful singing career, getting recognition everywhere.

Well, how well do you know about Pia Zadora? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Pia Zadora’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Pia Zadora to date.

Biography and Early life

Pia Zadora was born and brought up in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, on 4 May 1954, known as Pia Alfreda Schipani. Alphonse Schipani, an Italian-American, used to be a violinist and her mother, Saturnina Zadorowski Schipani, was a wardrobe supervisor in Polish theatre for big production houses such as New York City Opera and Broadway production. Probably from that’s where she got her artistic inspiration as an actress and singer. Later she adapted part of her mother’s name known as Pia Zadora.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Pia Zadora in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Pia Zadora’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 4 May 1954. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 101 lbs in Pound and 46kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Blonde.


As we know, Pia Zadora already had a strong artist background being the daughter of two of the people linked to the Industry of acting and singing. Her father being a Violinist making her root stronger in Music; she learned a lot from her, and only at the age of 6, she appeared in Broadway production work “Midgie Purvis.” Also entering into many other Musicals, she joined the Julliard School of Music in New York.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Pia Zadora has a personal life full of mixed emotions, ups, and downs. She had some unsuccessful marriages early in her life. When she was 23, she got married to Meshulum Riklis in 1977, a 54-year-old Businessman. The marriage came to an end in 1993, in which she had two children named Kady Zadora and Kristofer Barzie. She then got married to Jonathan Laufer in 1995, who was a writer-director having one Child named Max.

This Relationship too came to an End on a very bad note, with many allegations, and the couple got divorced in 2001. Later in 2005, Zadora saw her life partner in a detective American police department, Michael Jeffries. This pair is happily married since then.

Is Pia Zadora lesbian? 

No, Pia Zadora has her sexual orientation straight. She had many Relationships and marriages in her past. She got married at a very young age of 23 to Businessman Meshulum in 1977; after getting divorced in 2001, she again hitched to American writer-director Jonathan kaufer, but only till 2001. She then finally married Michael Jeffries. She has three children from her previous two marriages.

Professional Career

Pia Zadora began her professional career at a very early age; when she was only 11, she appeared as a Child Actress in the movie “Santa Claus conquered the Martins” in 1964. She then worked for many theatres having a strong Artistic background, as both her father and mother belonged to Industry as a Violinist and Wardrobe supervisor.

She was also involved in music production since 1972. Later doing many print advertisements. Still, among all her Character depiction in the movie “Butterfly” created an extraordinary impact in the hearts of the audience and critics, for which she won the prestigious” Golden Globes.” Her musical career is well being widely appreciated. Her cover Clapping song is a prime example of it.


As we know, her work is beyond every critic, and awards are uncountable. But some famous ones we can mention are Zadora winning the renowned “Golden Globes awards” in 1981 for her movie Butterfly, where she received the New star of the year. Won the Golden apple award in 1982 for “sour apple.” Also, being nominated for the award, we call every singer’s Dream the Grammy for “Rock it Out” in the category Best rock vocal performance female.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Pia Zadora in 2021

Pia Zadora has been very successful in her career, both being an actress and a singer. From a very early age, she started her career in movies, Got recognition for Butterfly. Thus having a wide Name and Fame in the Industry being very influential. As of 2021, She has a net worth of $30 million, being of the top 10 paid singers. Even today, she’s doing many popular shows such as Pia Zadora back again and standing tall.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Though having one exceptional career in Acting, Zadora has an even better career in Music. Many of her albums touched heights.

Her Golden globe new star of the year award remained in controversy for few days, as some people accused her that her first husband, businessman Meshulum Riklis bought this award for her. Thus this award was retired later amid controversies.

She is now living in Las Vegas with her third husband, a detective in the police department.

Pia Zadora has been successful throughout her career, both being an artist in the music industry and an actress. She achieved all these on her own since a very young age; her hard work, determination, and commitment to the work she did earn her a lot. Even having much trouble in their personal life, she never let that affect her professional career and marched on. Still doing many projects which would be successful in near future. We wish her more success in the future.


Facts of Pia Alfreda Schipani

  • Gender Female
  • full namePia Alfreda Schipani
  • birthplaceHoboken, New Jersey, United states
  • Date of Birth May 04, 1954
  • Age 70 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$30 million
  • professionMusic Artist, Actress
  • weightIn Kilograms –  46 Kg, In Pounds – 101 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 152 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolJulliard school of Music

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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