Bo Derek is an American actress, model, and animal welfare advocate. She is best known for her breakthrough role in the 1979 romantic comedy film 10. Born on November 20, 1956, in Long Beach, California, she began her career as a model and soon caught the attention of Hollywood. She has also appeared in several other films throughout her career, including Tarzan, the Ape Man, Bolero and Ghosts Can’t Do It.
Bo Derek – Bio and Facts
Bo Derek was born Mary Cathleen Collins in Long Beach, California, on November 20, 1956. She was the daughter of Paul Collins and Norma Bass. Her parents divorced when she was very young and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, film director John Derek. Bo Derek was discovered by director John Derek when she was only 16 years old. She was featured in the 1979 romantic comedy 10, which was a huge hit and made her an international sex symbol. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 54 kg.
Bo Derek – Career and Family
Bo Derek’s career began with modeling and soon she was cast in the 1979 romantic comedy 10. She starred opposite Dudley Moore in the movie and the film’s success made her an international sex symbol. She went on to star in Tarzan, the Ape Man, Bolero and Ghosts Can’t Do It. Bo Derek was also a producer of the film Tommy Boy and the TV series Friends and Lovers. She was married to John Derek from 1976 until his death in 1998. The couple had no children.
Bo Derek – Net Worth and Instagram
Bo Derek has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She is active on Instagram and has over 200,000 followers. On her Instagram account, she often posts pictures of her travels, her animal rescue work, and other personal moments.
Bo Derek has had an impressive career in Hollywood and has been an advocate for animal welfare throughout her life. She is an inspiration to many and continues to be a force for good in the world.