About Doris Day
It has been reported that the total estimate of the current Doris Day net worth is as much as 20 million dollars. Doris Day has become famous because of her career as a singer, but she is also an actress. In addition, she has been known for her philanthropic work, and mostly for supporting animal rights. Doris Day was born in 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio and her real birth name is Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff. In 1939, Doris Day made her name famous as a singer as at that time she performed with the band called “Les Brown & His Band of Renown”. After her stint with the band, she became a solo singer and as such she landed a contract deal with Columbia Records. Thus, her career as a band member as well as a solo act has also added up a lot to the total amount of Doris Day net worth. In the period of 1947-1967, Doris Day managed to work on 650 recordings. Thus, the sales of them have also added up a lot to the overall sum of Doris Day net worth.
In addition to her career in music, Doris Day is also known as an actress. As such, she debuted in a movie called “Romance on the High Seas”. Overall, she has appeared in 39 movies. Thus, her career as an actress has also added up to the overall size of Doris Day net worth. Doris Day is in the 1st place of the list of female box office stars. In the combined list of box office stars (of males and females together), Doris Day is ranked as 6th. Doris Day has been titled and awarded as well for her career in acting world. She is a recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. Also, she was awarded with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award. As a singer, Doris Day has released 31 albums. Doris Day was also awarded with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 1971 she became known for her philanthropic work and mostly for her support for animal rights. Doris Day was one of the people who founded “Actors and Others for Animals”. Doris Day herself has also founded some organizations to help animals, such as “The Doris Day Animal League” and “The Doris Day Animal Foundation”. In 1994, Doris Day started the Spay Day USA.