Bo Derek Biography

Early Life: Bo Derek was born Mary Cathleen Collins on November 20, 1956, in Long Beach, California. She grew up with mother Norma (a hairdresser/make-up artist), father Paul (a Hobie Cat executive), two younger sisters, and a younger brother. After divorcing in 1969, Norma married stunt performer Bobby Bass. Collins studied at Harbor City’s George S. Patton Continuation School and Narbonne High School but dropped out at age 16 to film a movie in Greece with John Derek (“Fantasies,” which wasn’t released until 1981).She fell in love with John, who was 30 years older than her and married to actress Linda Evans, and they moved to Germany to avoid the U.S.’s statutory rape laws. They returned to the U.S. when Collins was 18, and she started going by the name Bo Derek after marrying John in 1976.

What is Bo Derek's Net Worth?

Bo Derek Net Worth: Bo Derek is an American actress and model who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Bo is probably best-known for her role in the 1979 film “10,” which launched her sex symbol career with its dream sequence featuring a corn-rowed Derek coming out of the ocean in a flesh-colored bathing suit. Bo made her first of several appearances in “Playboy” magazine in 1980, and she has more than 40 acting credits to her name, including “A Change of Seasons” (1980), “Tarzan, the Ape Man” (1981), “Bolero” (1984), “Tommy Boy” (1995), and “Malibu’s Most Wanted” (2003). Her salary for “10” was reportedly $35,000, and she was paid $1 million for “Tarzan the Ape Man” and $1.5 million for “Bolero.”

Bo Derek Quick Facts

What is the net worth of Bo Derek? What is her zodiac sign? Here is Bo Derek in a nutshell:

Bo Derek Overview
Net Worth$40 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthNovember 20, 1956 (age 65 years)
Zodiac SignScorpio
GenderFemale
Height5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
ProfessionActor, Businessperson, Film Producer, Model
NationalityUnited States of America

Quotes that Inspire by Bo Derek

Many are probably wondering about the foundation behind Bo Derek's success and wealth. Below we have listed some of the Actor's quotes that will get you in the mindset to pursue your financial success.

I think we all have this image that we’re going to be the hold-out and show what 51 really looks like, but I could wake up tomorrow and say, ‘Okay, enough of this.’

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Probably some of the projects I chose to do after that had more to do with what people thought of me. The industry was very open and probably hoping that I could do anything.

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That whole sex symbol thing I never took seriously to begin with. Thank goodness, or I’d be suffering right now because it’s out of your hands what happens to you with age.

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Also there is a twist to the story as I’m being haunted and driven crazy, attacked and so on. All I seem to do is run and scream and cry in every scene.

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We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films.

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