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What Cause is Tempest Storm Death? Husband, Net Worth, Children & Bio

What Cause is Tempest Storm Death? Husband, Net Worth, Children & Bio

Facts of Tempest Storm

Full Name: Tempest Storm
Birth Date: February 29, 1928
Age: 93 years
Death Date: April 20, 2021
Gender: Female
Profession: Burlesque star
Country: United States
Horoscope: Pisces
DivorceHerb Jeffries
Net Worth$1 Million to $5 Million
Birth PlaceEastman, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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American exotic dancer, a burlesque star, and motion picture actress Tempest Storm rose to popularity for her burlesque performance of the 1950s and 1960s.

Early Life of Tempest Storm

On February 29, 1928, Tempest Storm was born in Eastman, Georgia, in the United States of America. By nationality, she holds American citizenship and is of white ethnic background. The identity of Storm’s parents is under wraps. Her childhood was not soo good. She has faced many struggles in her childhood days.

Late Tempest Storm childhood photo
Caption: Late Tempest Storm childhood photo (Photo: Pinterest)

Also, she did not finish her study because she revealed that she had been sexually abused at that approximate time in her life. So she was unable to finish her seventh grade as well. After that, she started working as a waitress in Columbus, Georgia, and did not complete her education.

Is Tempest Storm still Alive or Dead?

Yes, Tempest Storm died on Tuesday at the age of 93. She left this world at 5:55 p.m. in her Las Vegas home. On April 20, 2021, she passed away. This death news was confirmed by her manager Harvey Robbins, who declined to cite a cause. Her death news was hailed as “The Last Queen of Burlesque,”. She died in her own home surrounded by love.

What was the Net Worth of Tempest Storm at the time of her death?

Tempest Storm used to earn a hefty sum of money from the entertainment industry. As per some sources, her net worth was in the range of between $1 Million to $5 Million at the time of her death. The main source of her income was from her successful long-term career as an American burlesque star and motion picture actress.

 Late Tempest Storm posing for a photo with her friend
Caption: Late Tempest Storm posing for a photo with her friend (Photo: Toronto Star)

Who was the Husband of Tempest Storm?

Tempest Storm has married several times in her life. At the age of 15, she quickly married a U.S. Marine in order to emancipate herself from her parents. Her marriage was annulled after 24 hours. Her husband’s sister used to work with her at a hosiery mill and he was a Columbus shoe salesman. In the year 1968 in the interview with film reviewer Roger Ebert, Storm said that;

“I just left one day. I still had it in my mind to go to Hollywood. I couldn’t get it out of my system.”

empest Storm with her ex-husband
Caption: Tempest Storm with her ex-husband (Photo: Whos Dated Whos )

After that in the year 1959, she got married to Herb Jeffries. By profession, her husband Herb was an American actor of film, television, popular music, jazz singer, and songwriter as well. From their marriage Storm gave birth to a little daughter.

After that their bond did not remain the same as before. Many ups and downs came in their life which lead them to separate. Then both of them decided to get separated and signed into the divorce paper in the year 1967. Both of them moved in their own way.

Professional Career of Tempest Storm

  • Tempest Storm started working in her childhood days.
  • When she was at the age of seventeen Storm worked as a carhop waitress at Simon’s Drive-In and then as a cocktail waitress, though still underage.
  • After that, she considers striptease as a profession and arranged an audition with Follies Theater talent manager Lillian Hunt.
  • She also started dancing where she used to get $40 a week.

     Tempest Storm in a photoshoot
    Caption: Tempest Storm in a photoshoot (Photo: Shedoesthecity)
  • After that, she was offered the promotion which she accepted to $60 (approximately $855 in 2020 dollars) as a stripper.
  • She was also given a  stage name where Hunt said;

I asked her if she had any suggestions. She said, what about Tempest Storm? I asked her if she had any other suggestions. Well, she said, what about Sunny Day? Well, I said, I guess it might as well be Tempest Storm.

  • In the year 1995 at the age of 67, Storm officially retired from regular performance but continued making occasional stage performances.
  • In the year 2010, she has also performed at the annual Burlesque Hall of Fame Pageant events.