Bo Derek Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bo Derek Quick Info
Height5 ft 3¾ in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthNovember 20, 1956
Zodiac SignScorpio
BoyfriendJohn Corbett

Bo Derek is an American actress, model, and producer who is best remembered for playing Jenny Hanley in the s** comedy 10 (1979), Jane Parker in Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981), and Ayre MacGillivery in Bolero (1984). She has more than 60k followers on Twitter, more than 10k followers on Facebook, and more than 30k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Mary Cathleen Collins

Nick Name

Bo, Cathy

American actress and model Bo Derek
American actress and model Bo Derek (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Long Beach, California, United States


Santa Ynez, California, United States





Bo studied at the Narbonne High School and George S. Patton Continuation School in California. However, she dropped out of high school at the age of 16 after landing a film role.


Actress, Model, Producer


  • Father – Paul Collins (Executive at the Hobie Cat Company)
  • Mother – Norma Bass (née White) (Make-up Artist, Hairdresser to actress Ann-Margret)
  • Siblings – Kerry Perez (Younger Sister). She has another younger sister and a younger brother.
  • Others – Bobby Bass (Stepfather) (Actor, Stunt Performer)


Bo is represented by Celebrity Network Management located in Germany.




5 ft 3¾ in or 162 cm


56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bo has dated –

  1. John Derek (1973-1998) – Bo got married to actor and director John Derek on June 10, 1976. He passed away from heart failure on May 22, 1998, at the age of 71.
  2. Kiefer Sutherland (2000)
  3. Prince Albert of Monaco (2000)
  4. Ted Turner (2000)
  5. John Corbett (2002-Present) – The 10 actress has been in a longterm relationship with actor John Corbett since 2002.
Bo and John Corbett seen at the Celebrity Fight Night XXV held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Arizona
Bo and John Corbett seen at the Celebrity Fight Night XXV held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Arizona (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


She has German, Welsh, Irish, and Dutch ancestry.

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Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

High cheekbones

Bo Derek as seen in 1998
Bo Derek as seen in 1998 (John Mathew Smith / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Bo has endorsed the following brands –

  • Tic-Tac
  • Bijan (1995) (Print Ads)
  • WildAid

Bo Derek Favorite Things

  • Prop Taken From A Set – Moose head from Northern Exposure (starring John Corbett)
  • Food – Danish pancakes
  • Vacation Spot – Home

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Bo Derek seen wearing a Lloyd Klein ensemble at the Grand Prix de Paris
Bo Derek seen wearing a Lloyd Klein ensemble at the Grand Prix de Paris (Lloyd Klein / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Bo Derek Facts

  1. Her role as Jenny Hanley in the comedy film 10, wherein she is seen running in a flesh-colored swimsuit with cornrows, turned her into an instant s** symbol and pin-up girl. She beat contemporaries like Melanie Griffith and Heather Thomas for the part.
  2. In 2018, Bo adopted a German Shepherd dog and named him Aidan, after her boyfriend John Corbett’s character on Sex and the City.
  3. Her autobiography, Riding Lessons: Everything That Matters in Life I Learned from Horses was released in 2002.
  4. At the age of 16, Bo got s**ually involved with John Derek, who was 30 years older than her. The couple stayed in Germany till she reached the legal age of consent to prevent John from being prosecuted under California’s statutory r*pe laws.
  5. Bo has had a lifelong love for horses and has served as a commissioner of the California Horse Racing Board from 2008 to 2015.
  6. She launched her own line of animal care products called Bo Derek Pet Care in 2017.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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