Facts of Fauna Hodel
|Full Name||Fauna Hodel|
|Birth Name||Fauna Hodel|
|Other Name||Patricia Ann Greenwade|
|Birth City||San Francisco, California|
|Mother Name||Raised by Jimmie Lee Faison|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||August 1,1951|
Who Is Fauna Hodel?
Fauna Hodel was born on 1 August 1951 in San Francisco, California, in the United States to mother Tamar Nais Hodel and an 'unknown Negro', as per her birth certificate.
Later, Tamar gave her up for adoption. She was raised by Jimmie Lee 'Greenwade' Faison as Patricia Ann Greenwade. She is the granddaughter of Dr. George Hodel.
She belonged to an American Nationality and mixed ethnic background.
Her Controversial Origin
Born in a prestigious family, she was born as the granddaughter of socialite and Los Angeles based Dr. George Hodel.
Dr. Hodel is widely known for his involvement in the Black Dahlia aka Elizabeth Short murder case. Moreover, he was also accused by her own daughter for sexually abusing and raping her for years.
How Did Fauna Hodel Die?
Hodel died on 30 September 2017 from breast cancer at the age of 66. Fauna was survived by her family, daughter, and husband.
She left behind her two children; daughters Yvette Gentile and Rasha Pecoraro.
Fauna Hodel had a struggling childhood which led her to have a unique perspective on adoption and race relations.
With her experience, she wrote the script for the 1991 movie Pretty Hattie's Baby. In 2008, she co-wrote a memoir One Day She'll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel. Her book was published by Outskirt Press with a base price of $54.33 per piece.
In 2019, her creation was again released by Graymalkin Media with an eight pages photo from Hodel's personal collection.
Interesting Fact: Do you remember the 2018 six episodes limited television series, I Am the Night starring Chris Pine and India Eisley. The series was inspired by her memoir.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Fauna Hodel?
According to several sources, Fauna Hodel was estimated to have a net worth of $100 thousand to $1 million at the time of her death. She mainly earned her net worth from her career as an American author and a motivational speaker.
She is mostly known for writing the real-life memoir named One Day She'll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel.
In her late years, she spent most of her time as a motivational speaker. She often used to raise awareness about human rights and racial equality.