Jill Corey Net Worth
How rich is Norma Jean Speranza? For this question we spent 20 hours on research (Wikipedia, Youtube, we read books in libraries, etc) to review the post.
The main source of income: Actors
Total Net Worth at the moment 2021 year – is about $202,6 Million.
Norma Jean Speranza information Birth date: September 30, 1935 Birth place: Avonmore, Pennsylvania, United States Profession:Actress, Soundtrack Spouse:Don Hoak (m. 1961вЂ“1969) Children:Clare HoakTV shows:Your Hit ParadeAlbums:Sometimes Im Happy, Sometimes Im Blue, I Feel Pretty, Silent Night Holy Night, Love Me to Pieces
:How tall is Jill Corey – 1,83m.
How much weight is Jill Corey – 74kg
The Dave Garroway show auditioned for female singers and there was a premium on time and studio space. There was no piano and Skitch Henderson, the music director, had to accompany the young hopefuls on a celeste, and instrument, which despite its similarity to a piano is very difficult to sing with. Jill was very nervous during the hustle and …
Biography,Corey was born Norma Jean Speranza in Avonmore, Pennsylvania, a coal mining community about forty miles east of Pittsburgh, she was a coal miners daughter and the youngest of five children. She began singing as an imitator of Carmen Miranda at family gatherings and on amateur shows in grade school (never winning any prizes, usually finishing last).At the age of 13, she began to develop her own style. She won first prize at a talent contest sponsored by the Lions Club, which entitled her to sing a song on a local radio station. This got her an offer to have her own program. By the age of 14 she was working seven nights a week, earning $5 a night, with a local orchestra led by Johnny Murphy. By the age of 17 she was a local celebrity talent.Corey in 2013It was suggested she make a tape recording to demonstrate her singing skills to the outside show business world.[by whom?] She made the recording at the home of the only owner of a tape recorder in town, with trains going by in the background and no accompaniment. But the tape came to the attention of Mitch Miller, who headed the artists & repertory section at Columbia Records. He normally received over 100 record demos a week, and this one, with a 17-year-old girl and its train background, would not have been likely to gain his attention.He telephoned her in Avonmore, and the next morning she flew to New York to be heard by Miller in a more normal studio setting. Miller had Life Magazine send over reporters and photographers, and had her audition with Arthur Godfrey and Dave Garroway. The Life photographers reenacted her signing a contract with Columbia, and all this happened in a single day, with her headed back to Avonmore that night.Both Garroway and Godfrey called her, and it was her choice to pick one, she picked Garroway, who took the name Jill Corey out of a telephone book. Within six weeks the Life article, with a cover picture and seven pages, came out. Jill Corey became the youngest star ever at the Copacabana nightclub, and had numerous hit records.She worked on television in New York with Garroway, Robert Q. Lewis, and Ed Sullivan. In 1956 she became a regular on Johnny Carsons CBS-network comedy-variety show from California. In addition, she had her own syndicated radio and television shows, and became the last featured singer on Your Hit Parade. In 1959 she starred in a feature-length musical film for Columbia Pictures, Senior Prom (co-produced by Moe Howard of The Three Stooges).A two-CD compilation of her complete singles was released in June, 2015.
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