Pia Zadora

Pia Zadora

American pop singer, actress
Date of Birth: 04.05.1954
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Pia Zadora
  2. Early Career in Film and Music
  3. Musical Accomplishments
  4. Personal Life and Current Endeavors

Biography of Pia Zadora

Pia Zadora is an American pop singer and actress. She was born on May 4, 1954, in New Jersey. Her mother had a direct connection to the theater and worked on Broadway. From a young age, Pia observed what was happening on the theatrical stages and became increasingly attached to the theater. She completed high school in New York.

Early Career in Film and Music

In 1964, Pia Zadora appeared in the film "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" as a young Martian girl and also sang a song that was featured in the same film. Despite these early successes, Pia's career did not progress significantly. However, in 1982, she starred in the film "Butterfly," where she not only acted well but also sang. It was during this time that Pia received her first award for outstanding acting. Despite her achievements, some attributed her success to her wealthy husband, leading to both applause and criticism.

Musical Accomplishments

Pia Zadora pursued a career as a singer but did not achieve significant success. Nevertheless, she managed to delight listeners with several hits, and in 1984, she was even awarded a Grammy for Best Vocal. She later released an album that included her best songs.

Personal Life and Current Endeavors

In 1972, Pia Zadora's life took a dramatic turn after she met Israeli multimillionaire Meshulam Riklis. Five years later, Pia married the oligarch and lived a relatively happy life with him until March 1995. Despite her marriage, Pia's creative life continued. In 1994, she briefly returned to the film industry and appeared in the well-known film "Naked Gun 33 1/3." Today, Pia Zadora is a wealthy woman, thanks to her two marriages, and a mother of three children. She resides with her children in a luxurious mansion.

Pia Zadora considers her life a success and believes she has accomplished many valuable things. She has always had the opportunity to pursue her passion and simultaneously be a mother, which she considers particularly precious for any sensible woman.