About Jill St. John
Jill St. John is a popular American actress, who was born in 1940. It has been estimated that the total size of Jill St. John net worth reaches as much as 10 million dollars, according to the recent calculations. In 1971, she got her probably most well known role, that being as Bond Girl Tiffany Case in the film called “Diamonds Are Forever”, which also added up a lot of revenues to the overall sum of Jill St. John net worth.
The actress was born in Los Angeles, California and her real birth name is Jill Arlyn Oppenheim. Her father had his chain of restaurants. When Jill St. John was a kid, she was interested in dancing and attended the Children’s Ballet Company together with Stefanie Powers and Natalie Wood. Her mother was a stage manager and she decided to change her daughter’s last name to St. John in order to sound more Hollywood-ish like.
Jill St. John was a student at Powers Professional School. In 1955, when she was only 14 years old, Jill St. John earned her high school diploma from Hollywood Professional School. One year later, she was accepted to UCLA’s Extension School.
When she was 16 years old, Jill St. John signed a contract with Universal Pictures. In 1958, she got a major part in the film called “Summer Love”, where she appeared with John Saxon. Other films, in which she has appeared since that time, are “Honeymoon Hotel”, “The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker”, “Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed?”, “Holiday for Lovers”, “Tender Is the Night”, “The Lost World” and “The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone”. All of these films not only made her more recognized as an actress, but also increased the overall amount of Jill St. John net worth.
In 1963, the actress appeared in the film called “Come Blow Your Horn” and for her role in it, Jill St. John was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In the film, she appeared with such high-profile actors as Frank Sinatra. In 1967, she teamed up with him again in the film called “Tony Rome”. In that period, she appeared in some other movies, including “Who’s Minding the Store?”, “The Oscar” and “The Liquidator”. In 1964, she appeared as a guest in one episode of the series called “Mr. Broadway”. In 1966, she also appeared in a few episodes of the series “Batman”.