Quick Facts of Cassandra Peterson

  • Full NameCassandra Peterson
  • Net Worth$3 Million
  • Date of Birth17 September, 1951
  • NicknameElvira, The Mistress of the Dark, Peterson
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceManhattan, Kansas, USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Cult
  • ProfessionActress, Author, Host, Singer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1970–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Red
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseMark Pierson (1981-2003)
  • Height5' 7" (170 cm)
  • Weight125lbs (57 kg)
  • Body Measurement21-34-34 inches
  • EducationGeneral William J. Palmer High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • ChildrenSadie Pierson (born 1994)
  • Horoscope Virgo
Cassandra Peterson

If you have ever watched the Mistress of the Dark, then you must recognize the horror character Elvira starred by Cassandra Peterson. Well, her recurring role as Elvira has successfully made her fans frightened.

Cassandra Peterson is widely recognized as an American actress, best known for her role as Elvira in the Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Well, she gained popularity after hosting the TV station KHJ-TV. 5 feet and 7 inches tall Peterson was married to her husband Mark Pierson and later divorced. Moreover, she has maintained her net worth to be $3 Million.

If you want to know all the details about Cassandra Peterson, then read the article until the end. Stay tuned with us.

Cassandra Peterson’s Bio, Wiki

Cassandra Peterson was born on 17 September 1951, in Manhattan, Kansas, the United States. When she was in her early age, her family affected by the flood and moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. However, Cassandra has not yet disclosed any information about her parents and siblings. Peterson holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.

Well, Peterson was so much fascinated by horror-themed toys since her tender age. Moreover, she graduated from the General William J. Palmer High School in 1969. Well, she started her career in the film industry with a minor role in the movie Diamonds Are Forever.


Later on, Cassandra began her professional career by starring in the movie named The Working Girls. Also, she made her appearance in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. Moreover, she portrayed the role of Sorais in Allan Quatermain and even starred in the movie The Lost City of Gold in the same year 1987. Well, she rose to the stardom after debuting a role of Elvira in for the movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Similarly, Peterson made her appearance for the TV show The Tony Danza Show in 2004. Furthermore, Peterson also appeared in the TV series named Living in TV Land. Well, she has also made her appearances for the movies such as It’s My Party, Elvira’s Haunted Hills, Red Riding Hood, All About Evil, First Period and many more.

YouTube: Cassandra Peterson Interview on Ora. TV

Moreover, Cassandra has also modeled for various men’s magazines including High Society, Man’s Delight, and Modern Man. Not only this, but she has also authored various books such as Transylvania 90210, Camp Vamp, and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf.

Awards & Nominations

Cassandra Peterson is awarded and even nominated for various awards and recognition. In 2001, she was awarded the Spirit of Silver Lake Award. Also, she won the Vincent Price Award in 2018 in the Hollywood Horror Festival.


Besides, Peterson was nominated for the Saturn Awards for Best Actress in 1988, and Raspberry Awards for the Worst Actress in the same year.

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Cassandra Peterson’s Age & Body Measurements (Height & Weight)

Born on 17 September 1951, Cassandra Peterson is 67-year of age in 2018. She celebrates her birth on every 17th of September. Her birth sign is Virgo. Moreover, she has a perfect height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70 m) tall. Furthermore, she weighs 57 kg (125 lbs).


Well, Peterson has a slim build. Her eyes are blue and hair color is red. Talking about her body measurements, her waist, bust, and hips size 21-34-34 inches respectively. Her cup size is D. Furthermore, her clothes size is 6 (US) and shoe size is 9 (US).

Who is Cassandra Peterson’s Husband? Is she Divorced?

Cassandra Peterson was involved in the multiple relationships. At first, she was involved in an official love relationship with an American actor Bill Cable. However, the couple dated for a very short period and later separated.

Later on, Peterson involved in a romantic relationship with her partner Tom Jones. Well, Jones was a Welsh Singer. After their separation, she started dating the English musician Jimmy Page in 1967. However, their relation even didn’t last for a long.


After being separate with Page, Cassandra started dating Eric Burdon in the same year. The couple dated for nearly two years and later separated in 1969. In the same year, she encountered with her two partners Elvis Presley and Jimi Hendrix. Where Elvis was also an American singer and Hendrix was famous guitarist and also popular as the King of Rock.

In a way of finding a perfect partner, Peterson finally encountered with her life partner Mark Pierson. Well, Mark was her personal manager. Moreover, the duo dated for a long time and finally tied the knot in 1981.


Moreover, the pair welcomed their first child after sharing 13-years of marriage relationship together. They became the proud parents of their daughter Sadie Pierson in 1994. After sharing 22-years of wedding relationship together, the pair got divorced on 14 February 2003. Currently, 67-years of Peterson is living a single life along with her family and daughter. She is free of rumors and controversies.

Cassandra Peterson’s Salary & Net Worth

Cassandra Peterson accumulates an excellent earning out of her acting profession. Well, she has also appeared in various magazines and even published various novels. However, she has not yet disclosed her actual salary to the media.


Moreover, Peterson has maintained an estimated net worth to be $3 Million as per the celebritynetworth. Furthermore, she has also authored various books such as Transylvania 90210, Camp Vamp, and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf.

Brand Endorsements

Cassandra Peterson has made various endorsement deals with several luxury skin care brands. Well, she has been a long-time client of Marie-Lynne, corrective skin care specialist, located in Ventura, CA.

Moreover, she has also signed deals with the company Miller-Coors, the giant beer company. She has made her appearances on the three commercials for the Coors in the mid-1980s. Also, she made an endorsement deal with the Pepsi brand.


Besides, Cassandra has licensed her name to over 400 products over the years. All these deals enable her to make millions of dollars over every year.

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Cassandra Peterson has not yet disclosed any information about her cars collection or any properties. Well, she lives a rich lifestyle in a beautiful house resides in the United States.