In the entertainment world, actress-singers are usually respected because they occupy their own unique space. Though some Hollywood stars claim they can dominate the fields of acting and singing, only a few of them have proved themselves in both professions and Cheryl Ladd is one of them. She can comfortably sing and also memorize lines of dialogue with ease, making her one of the most coveted actress-singers in the world of entertainment.
Since her emergence into the spotlight, the singer’s personal life, and professional career have always been subjects of interest to her fans. If you are wondering who Cheryl Ladd is, how much she is worth; if she actually married David Ladd and if she has a daughter, you will find answers to these questions below.
Cheryl Ladd’s Bio
Though professionally known as Cheryl Ladd, the actress-singers real name is Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoore. She was born to a waitress mom, Marion Stoppelmoor, and a railway engineer dad, Katz Stoppelmoor, on the 12th day of June 1951, in Huron, South Dakota, United States. Ladd holds an American citizenship and belongs to a mixed ethnicity, which includes German, distant Irish, and Ashkenazi Jewish. She was raised by her parents alongside two siblings – Mary Ann Eichman (older sister) and Seth Stoppelmoor (brother).
Talking about her education, Ladd was a cheerleader during her days in high school but the name of the institution is not known to the public. Further information about her educational background is not available at this time. Being someone who developed a strong interest in acting, singing, and dancing from childhood, it could be that she joined the show business immediately after her graduation from high school.
The ‘double threat’ was only an ordinary singer until the year 1970 when she joined Hollywood to make a living from her talent. At the time, she was known as “Cherie Moor” and one of her earliest projects in Hollywood was as the singing voice of Melody on the animated series, Josie and the Pussycats. Not long after, Ladd began to score non-singing roles in both episodic television series and commercials. She also started making appearances on shows like The Muppet Show, The Rookies, Happy Days, Police Woman, and The Partridge Family as a guest actress. She bagged her breakout role in the year 1977 as Kris in the ABC TV series, Charlie’s Angels. Cheryl replaced actress Farrah Fawcett, who left the show to give her movie career a chase.
Over the course of her flourishing career, the actress has appeared in over 15 films and more than sixty television series. As a singer, she boasts an impressive musical timeline, having recorded about five wonderful albums titled: Josie and the Pussycats (1970), Cheryl Ladd (1978), Dance Forever (1979), Take A Chance (1981), and You Make It Beautiful (1982). The albums were all released under the American record label, Capitol Label. Ladd also has about 20 singles which were released between 1970 and 1982.
Is She Married To David Ladd?
Cheryl Ladd was previously married to David Ladd, an American film producer, and former actor. The couple exchanged their marital vows in the year 1973 and divorced seven years later. To date, Cheryl still bears her husbands name as her surname. Before the actress tied the knot with the former actor, David previously married a woman called Louise Hendricks in 1971 and they divorced in 1972.
David Ladd, a native of Los Angeles, was born David Alan Ladd on February 5, 1947. The son of Alan Ladd and Sue Carol, he is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles and, and the University of Southern California, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. Since he called it quits with Cheryl, he has married twice. His marital relationship with American sculptor/actress Dey Young lasted from 1982 to 2012 and was blessed with a daughter called Shane Ladd. Currently, he is living together with Edita Brychta, whom he married in 2017.
Cheryl’s union with David Ladd was blessed with a daughter called Jordan Elizabeth Ladd. She was born on January 17, 1975, in Los Angeles, California. Jordan is a Hollywood actress famed for appearing in several horror films, including Grace (2009), Death Proof (2007) Cabin Fever (2002), Never Been Kissed (1999), Club Dread (2004). A product of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, she started acting in 1990 and was formerly married to Conor O’Neill from 2001 to 2005.
The 5 feet 4 inches actress has a net worth estimated at $10 million, which she supposedly amassed from her involvements in the show business community. However, her salary is still under review but we believe it befits her celebrity status.