Dorothy Stratten Net Worth
Dorothy Stratten was a Canadian actress who gained fame as a model. She was born on February 28, 1960, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her parents were emigrants from the Netherlands. She had blue eyes and blonde hair. She attended Centennial High School in Coquitlam, British Columbia. She was also a part-time worker at a local Dairy Queen. She had a sister named Louise Stratten. Her net worth is $1.9 million.
Stratten appeared in three comedic films before her death: Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979), Autumn Born (1981), and Star 80 (1983). She made her debut as a Playboy model. She was chosen as the Playboy Playmate of the Month in August 1979. She was married to Paul Snider in June 1979 in Las Vegas. The couple moved into a home in West Los Angeles.
After her death, she was the subject of two movies: ‘Death of a Centerfold’ and ‘The Killing of a Unicorn’. She was also the subject of a book based on her life by Peter Bogdanovich.
The murder of Dorothy Stratten inspired songs such as “Californication” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and ‘Cover Girl’ by the Canadian rock band Prism. She was murdered by her husband, Paul Snider, who was a pimp. The young woman died from a gunshot wound.
Stratten had a goal-oriented personality. She was uncomfortable with casual nudity and didn’t want to be married. She was also a poet. She had a boyfriend named Peter Bogdanovich. She had started dating Snider in 1977.
Snider had a Svengali-like influence on Stratten. He pushed her to marry him. He was also the one who sent her nude photographs. She signed a consent form. Snider then began to stalk her on movie sets. He grew frustrated with Stratten’s relationship with director Peter Bogdanovich. In addition to modeling, Stratten appeared in two network TV episodes. She also wrote essays. She had a brother named John Arthur.
Dorothy Stratten is survived by her large family. Her mother was married to Simon Hoogstraten, who abandoned the family when Dorothy was 3. Her brother was born in 1961 and her sister was born in 1968. Her father was Simon Hoogstraten, an emigrant from the Netherlands. She was born with blonde hair. She was 5 feet 9 inches tall. She weighed 56 kilograms. She was born at Grace Maternity Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Dorothy Stratten had many friends. She was acquainted with Fabio, Ola Ray, J Alexander, and Pam Bryant. She was also a model for some agencies. She had a small role in the film, Skatetown, U.S.A. During her teenage years, she had a part-time job at a Dairy Queen. Her mother, who was a model, had signed a model release form. She had also worked for the Vancouver Canadians baseball team. She had some minor parts in the television series, Fantasy Island, and Buck Rogers.
She was a model, actress, and Playboy Playmate. She was selected as Playmate of the Year in 1980. She was also selected as Playboy’s Miss in August 1979. She was ranked number one in the magazine’s most popular Model and actress list. She estimated her net worth to be $1.9 million.