Dian Parkinson is a popular actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the series and films like Jerry, Vega$, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Likewise, she also appeared in the show The Price Is Right.
Dian Parkinson was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, the U.S.A. on November 30, 1944, under the birth sign Sagittarius. She is an American by nationality and belongs the white ethnicity.
Dian grew up in a strict family and despite that, she has managed to take part in different beauty pageants. She has not revealed the details of her parents and siblings.
Dian Parkinson was married to her husband Robert C. Gardner in 2000, however, the exact information of her marriage is not available. She has not shared the details of her spouse expect his name.
During their marriage, the couple was famous due to the appearance of Dian in the show The Price Is Right, but after she left the show both the life partners lost their popularity. The duo stopped appearing in any events and they were guessed to be divorced. Well, the news has never been confirmed by any of the sites.
Talking about her past life, she was reportedly dating her photographer boyfriend Bert Stern in the late 1980s. Both the pair sealed their lips tightly about their relationship but it came out as a rumor.
Dian has been a part of the controversy in her life when she was in the show The Price is Right. She filed a lawsuit in Law Angeles Superior Court against Bob Barker for sexual harassments in 1994. She claimed that Bob forced her into 3 years of sexual relationship to keep her modeling work on the show.
Later, Barker revealed that they were in a relationship but he never forced her to do anything that she does not want. He even ended the conference that he has planned to prove her allegation false and also sue for malicious prosecution.
Dian Parkinson has a net worth of $1 million as of 2019 which is similar to actors like Joanne Nosuchinsky and Emily Baldoni. She earned a good sum of salary from her source of incomes like TV shows, endorsements deals, advertisements, and commercials.
She has worked with different modeling agencies and companies. Parkinson was one of the highest-paid models during her active days. She earned a salary of around $55,000 annually from her modeling. She was Miss World USA in 1965 and also the first runner-up in 1965 Miss World pageant.
Additionally, Dian was fourth runner-up in Miss USA 1965. The stunning lady also posed for the photographer Bern Stern for a number of years and the duo again served on campaigns for Blackglama Furs Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Besides modeling, she was also involved in the acting field. She has worked in the television series Vega$ in 1978. Likewise, she also appeared in the TV series The Mary Tyler Moore Show alongside Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Betty White, and others. Similarly, she also appeared in the documentary film Jerry in 1974.
She is an American actress and a model.
She is 74 years of age.
Her net worth is $1 million.