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Full NameToni Basil
First NameToni
Last NameBasil
Birth NameAntonia Christina Basilotta
ProfessionActress, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer & Choreographer
NationalityAmerican
Birth CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameLouis Basilotta
Father ProfessionOrchestra Leader
Mother NameJacqueline Jessica Anderson
Mother ProfessionVaudevillian Acrobatic Comedian
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeLibra
Marital StatusSingle
Relation WithDean Stockwell (1965-1967)
Networth5000000
FilmographyEasy Rider,Five Easy Pieces,Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,Pajama Party,Catchfire
Height156 cm
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthSeptember 22,1943
Age76 years

How Rich Is Singer & Actress Toni Basil?

Toni Basil is a well known American actress, singer, songwriter, director, dancer, and choreographer. As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Basil came to limelight after she released a multi-million-selling single Mickey in 1981. Furthermore, she has handy success in acting as well & appeared in films like Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces

Similarly, the Pennsylvania-born is also recognized for her soundtracks for movies including Man on Fire and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.

Made Acting In 1964 & Breakthrough With 'Easy Rider'

Toni Basil began her career as an actress playing uncredited roles in films, Vica Las Vegas and Robin and the 7 Hoods in 1964. The same year she portrayed various roles in movies, Pajama Party and T.A.M.I. Show

Finally, she came to the limelight after she played Mary in Easy Rider in 1969. Additionally, in 1970, the multi-talented star appeared as Terry Grouse in the film Five Easy Pieces starring Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, and Susan Anspach.

Easy Rider actress Toni Basil
Easy Rider actress Toni Basil is professional since 1964 & owns $5 million fortune

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Also, the Pajama Party actress is a notable part of numerous movies such as Sweet Charity, Greaser's Palace, Mother, Jugs & Speed, Citizen Soldier, Slaughterhouse Rock, Rockula, Pacific Palisades, Catchfire, and Eating.

Recently, in 2019, she played an uncredited role of a dancer in the film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood starring the stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, and Al Pacino.

Some of the lists of Basil's films box office earnings are listed below: 

MoviesBudgetBox Office Collection                
Easy Rider$360,000- $400,000$60 million
Five Easy Pieces$1.6 million$18.1 million
Mother, Jugs & Speed$3 million$7 million (North America)
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood$90 to $96 million$389.1 million

Interesting Fact: Five Easy Pieces star was a costume designer in the short video titled Toni Basil: Word of Mouth and also worked as a cinematographer in TV special documentary, Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas.

Music Career: Released 2 Albums Including Hit Single 'Mickey'

76 years old Toni Basil stepped into the music world releasing the single titled Breakaway / I'm 28 in 1966. She became popular in the music world after her second single, Mickey was released in 1982. The sound was her multi-million-selling worldwide hit single. 

Similarly, she launched the songs such as Nobody, Time After Time / You Gotta Problem, Shoppin' from A to Z, Over My Head, Street Beat, Suspense, and Do You Wanna Dance

Mickey actress Toni Basil
Toni Basil's single 'Mickey' sold multi-million copies

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So far, Mickey singer has altogether 2 studio albums. Her first album, Word of Mouth was launched in 1981 (United States) and in 1982 (United Kingdom). The track received RIAA Gold certification and MC God certification; it charted No. 22 in Billboard 200.

Furthermore, Easy Rider actress released her second album titled, Toni Basil in 1983. 

Besides being an actor and singer, Basil is also a professional dancer and choreographer. She has even won the American Choreography Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television.

Short-Biography

Toni Basil was born Antonia Christina Basilotta on September 22, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. 

Toni's father, Louis Basilotta was an orchestra leader at the Chicago Theatre and Sahara Hotel and Casino while her mother, was a Jacqueline Jessica Anderson was a vaudevillian acrobatic comedian in her family's act titled Billy Wells and The Four Fays

Relationship History: Is She Married or Dating?

The Do You Wanna Dance singer Toni Basil was in a relationship with Dean Stockwell in 1965. The couple broke up in 1967. Moreover, some online sources claim that the actress had an encounter with David Byrne in 1981.

Since then, neither her name is not linked with anyone nor she is spotted with anyone publicly. Thus, she is allegedly single. 

Find Out, Why Toni Filed Law Suit Against Disney and Viacom?

The Street Beat singer Toni filed a suit against Disney and Viacom for using her song without her authorization in the shows, South Park and RuPaul's Drag Race.

Moreover, she also targeted publishing companies, Razor & Tie and Forever 21.

In 2017, Basil claimed $25,000 (£19,300) in damages with a further £580) for each unauthorized use of Mickey. The case was dismissed in February 2018.

Updated On Fri Jan 31 2020 Published On Fri Jan 31 2020 By Mikshya

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