Corinna Everson, also known with her stage name as Cory, is an American female bodybuilding champion and actress. As a bodybuilder, she won the Ms. Olympia contest six years in a row from 1984 to 1989. She was into the IFBB Hall of Fame, as part of the inaugural group, in January 1999 and was inducted into the Muscle Beach Venice Body Building Hall of Fame in 2005. The beautiful actress became the first woman to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at 2007 Arnold Classic Festival.
Corinna Everson was born on January 4, 1958, in Racine, WI under the birth sign of Capricorn. She holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. Well, she has not updated any information about her parents.
Corinna grew in Deerfield, Illinois along with her sister, Cameo Kneuer, who is also a bodybuilder. Her sister is a two-time Ms. National Fitness champion and has been a main cast on the television game series Knight and Warriors.
Talking about her education, Everson attended her high school degree from a Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois. She has not updated her further study details.
The 61-years-old actress is a married woman. She was married to Jeff Everson, a competitive bodybuilder. The couple met each other while Everson attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where Jeff worked as a strength coach.
After dating for several years, they shared their wedding vows in 1982. Unfortunately, the pair separated and divorced in 1996.
Everson got married to her second husband, Dr. Steve Donia, a cosmetic dentist, in 1998. Corinna and her husband, Dr. Steve has two children adopted from Russia.
Talking about the net worth and fortune of the actress, well, she has an estimated net worth around $2 million, as 0f April 2019. She earns a good sum of money from her multiple profession. Also, Everson adds an extra sum of money from the endorsement deals with fashion lines and magazines.
According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a professional bodybuilder is $77,000 per year. As a matter of fact, the actual salary typically ranges in between $60 thousand to $93 thousand.
Corinna started acting, with her first major movie appearance being in Double Impact in 1991, alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme. She has made a number of TV guest appearances, most notably playing the role of Atalanta on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
Similarly, in 1994, she took a minor role in Natural Born Killers, as TV Mallory. Also, she hosted her own exercise show on ESPN, Cory Everson’s Gotta Sweat, for seven years.
Besides, she has participated in numerous contests including 1980 Ms. Mid America, 1980 American Couples, 1981 Ms. Midwest Open, Ms. Central USA, and 1981 Couples America, most of which she ranked the top position.
Everson was inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame in January 1999, as part of the inaugural group. In 2005, she was inducted into the Muscle Beach Venice Body Building Hall of Fame on September 5, 2005.
The beautiful actress became the first woman to be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award and was in inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2008.