Cass Elliot Net Worth
During his life, Cass Elliot has gone through a lot. He was married to James Hendricks. He also has a daughter, Owen Vanessa Elliot. He has also had a solo career.
Throughout her career, Cass Elliot made appearances on many television shows. She had two television specials in 1969. She also appeared with Johnny Cash, Red Skelton, and Carol Burnett. She was also known for her vocal abilities.
Elliot’s voice was compared to that of Gertrude Stein. She also played a major role in the career of Joni Mitchell. Elliot was married twice. She had a daughter. She also contributed to Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Elliot started her career in a folk group called the Triumvirate. The group was later renamed the Mugwumps. In 1964, Zal Yanovsky and Denny Doherty joined the group. After eight months, the group broke up.
Elliot’s daughter, Owen, grew up to be a singer. She had a successful career in Las Vegas. She also had a stint touring with former Beach Boy Al Jardine. She also appeared in the documentary series VH1 Behind The Music. She also discussed her sister, Leah Kunkel, on the show.
Cass Elliot was married twice. She was married to Jim Hendricks (1963-68) and then to Jim Hendricks’s cousin, James Hendricks. Elliot also divorced Mamas and the Papas in 1968.
Marriage to James Hendricks
Having been born in Baltimore, Maryland, Cass Elliott was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She attended Forest Park High School, but dropped out. Eventually, she decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She relocated to New York in the early 1960s. Throughout the years, she appeared in several variety shows and television specials. She was also known as Mama Cass.
During her years in New York, Elliot worked as a singer, actress, and producer. She appeared in two television variety shows and a special in 1973. She was also a guest panelist on Match Game ’73. She also appeared on Hollywood Squares and The Johnny Cash Show. Her 1970 songs were listed in the American Top Hundred. She had a hit single, It’s Getting Better, which reached number 8 in the United Kingdom.
Cass Elliot also toured in the musical ‘The Music Man’ in 1962. She also appeared on the Carol Burnett Show. During her time on the Carol Burnett Show, she was paired with actress Julie Andrews. They created a strong onscreen chemistry.
During the early part of her career, Cass Elliot delivered memorable performances. She was known as Mama Cass when she was part of The Mamas & the Papas. She later pursued a solo career.
Cass Elliot began her solo career in Washington D.C. in the early ’70s. She appeared on the Tonight Show, and appeared in a number of television shows. She appeared on game shows and jingles for Hardee’s hamburgers. In 1972, Cass Elliot signed a contract with RCA. She recorded her second album, Bubblegum, in London.
After her band, The Mamas and the Papas, broke up in 1968, Elliot embarked on a solo career. She was married twice. She had a daughter, Owen Vanessa, born in 1967. She also suffered from drug abuse, depression and weight problems.
Elliot was married to Jim Hendricks from 1963 to 1968. She had a daughter, Owen, from her first marriage. In 1972, she briefly married Donald von Wiedenman. She was also briefly married to Leah Kunkel, who became the legal guardian of her daughter.
Daughter, Owen Vanessa Elliot
Besides being a famous singer, Cass Elliot’s daughter, Owen Vanessa Elliot also has a successful television career. Owen has worked with Al Jardine of the Beach Boys. In addition to that, she has performed with Chynna Phillips and Carnie Wilson. She has also been featured in the film Revealed with Jules Asner in 2001.
Owen Vanessa Elliot was born on April 26th, 1967 in Northampton, Massachusetts. Her father was Charles Wayne Day. Her mother was Ellen Naomi Cohen. Elliot’s mother passed away on July 29, 1974.
Cass Elliot’s sister Leah Kunkel raised Owen after her mother’s death. She was given custody of Owen’s child and raised him along with her son Nathaniel. She also married record producer Jack Kugell. She is married to Jack Kugell, who has worked with different artists around the world.
Cass Elliot’s mother, Ellen Naomi Cohen, was born on March 29, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. In high school, she adopted the name “Cass” after becoming fascinated with rock ‘n’ roll. She later married James R. Hendricks.