Dita Von Teese is an American vedette, burlesque dancer, model, businesswoman, and actress best known for being the ex-wife of Marilyn Manson, a famous singer, and musician. Manson is the lead singer of the famous rock band “Marilyn Manson,” and is known for his divisive stage persona.
Teese started dating Manson in 2001 and married him in 2005, but their marriage ended in divorce in 2007. She has appeared in the news many times for her eternal elegance and is credited with popularizing burlesque, gaining the title of “Queen of Burlesque.”
Teese began her career as a classically trained ballet dancer at a young age and has since progressed to becoming one of Hollywood’s most influential figures. Besides, she served as an HIV/AIDS ambassador and spokeswoman.
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Dita Von Teese’s Bio, Age
Dita Von Teese was born in the United States on September 28, 1972, in Rochester, Michigan. Heather Renée Sweet is her given name. Her country of origin is the United States of America. Teese is of English, Scottish, Armenian, and German descent, and her zodiac sign is Libra.
Dita Von Teese is the second of three daughters born to Ken Sweet (father) and Bonnie Lindsey (mother) (mother). Her mother was a manicurist and her father was a machinist. On a weekend afternoon, she started to grow a passion in acting and modelling while watching 1940s films and retro retro fashion with her mother.
Her mother encouraged her association by purchasing lovely dresses for her daughter to dress up in. Sarah Brown and Jennifer, her two sisters, were her playmates when she grew up.
She was classically trained as a ballet dancer at an early age, working solo with a local ballet company at the age of 13. Teese was born and raised in her hometown before moving to Orange County, California, to attend University High School. She even learned historic costuming in the hopes of working as a film stylist and is a professional costume designer.
Dita Von Teese’s Height
Even in her 40s, Dita Von Teese is a stunning woman with a well-kept hour-glass figure. She has a height of 5ft. 4inches and a body weight of 56kg. Her body measurements are 37-22-35 cm, with a bra size of 33B, a dress size of 7(US), and a shoe size of 6.5(US). Her skin is white, and she has black hair and green eyes.
She has her own retro look that she has been wearing for quite some time.
Dita Von Teese launched her career as a tightlacer model, posing on the covers of fetish magazines such as Bizarre and Marquis. When she was featured in Playboy magazine in 1999, 2001, and 2002, she received a lot of attention, and she then starred on the cover of Atrocity’s 2008 album “Werk 80 II.”
In 2006, she released her first novel, “Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/ Fetish and the Art of the Teese.”
Following that, she appeared in films such as Romancing Sara, Pin-Ups 2, Saint Francis, and Matter of Trust.
Her performance in the short film “The Death of Salvador Dali” in 2005 won her a Best Actress nomination. She made two appearances in the Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture show during Paris Fashion Week in 2007 and 2014, respectively.
For the 2006/7 Spring/Summer promotional campaign, she became the face of the Australian clothing line “Wheels and Dollbaby.”
She launched her own apparel and underwear collection, “Von Follies,” in 2012. In the same year, she released her “Classics” makeup line in collaboration with the German cosmetics company Art Deco.
In 2013, she served as both model and inspiration for the ‘Dita’ 3D printed gown. “Dita Von Teese”, “Rouge”, “FleurTeeses” and “Erotique” are her own four fragrances. Von Teese walked in the last runway show in Paris for Jean Paul Gaultier held on January 22, 2020.
Dita Von Teese’s Husband
In her long life, Dita Von Teese has been in relationships with a number of guys. Marilyn Manson was her most famous and loving friendship. Manson is an American singer, lyricist, record producer, actress, painter, and writer best known as the lead singer of the band of the same name, “Marilyn Manson.”
He had been a long-time admirer of hers and also a supporter of her forum. They first met when he invited her to dance in one of his music videos, and they married on Manson’s 32nd birthday in 2001.
On March 22, 2004, nearly three years after they started dating, Manson proposed to her with a 1930s 7-carat (1.4 g) European round-cut diamond engagement ring. They married a year later, on November 28, 2005, in an intimate, non-denominational wedding at their house, followed by a large ceremony on December 3 at Castle Gurteen De la Poer in Ireland, which was featured in Vogue.
On December 29, 2006, less than a year after their union, Von Teese filed for divorce from Manson, citing “irreconcilable discrepancies.” Teese knew it wasn’t a smart idea after 7 years together and a year married because she wasn’t accepting of his drinking or his friendship with another women.
Teese started dating graphic designer Adam Rajcevich after her divorce from Manson lasted years. They have been together since 2014. Mark Mahoney, Peter Sarsgaard, Mike Ness, Louis-Marie de Castelbajac, and Theo Hutchcraft are among her other boyfriends.
Teese still has a house in Hollywood that is decorated in an early twentieth-century style with antique appliances. She is an antique china enthusiast who specializes in egg cups and tea sets.
Dita Von Teese’s Net Worth
Dita Von Teese’s professional work as a vedette, burlesque dancer and actress has earned her a sizable fortune. Teese has amassed a healthy fortune from her roles in film, music videos, runway shows, and more, having begun her career as a dancer and eventually becoming one of Hollywood’s most sensational role models. Her total net worth is around $16 million.