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Eartha Kitt Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Eartha Kitt Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth January 17, 1927
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Eartha Kitt was an American singer, actress, voiceover artist, dancer, comedian, activist, author, and songwriter who gained fame with her tracks like the Christmas novelty song Santa Baby and by releasing albums like That Bad Eartha, Thursday’s Child, and Down to Eartha. Moreover, she also branched out as an actress and appeared in projects like I Spy, Batman,¬†Wonder Pets!, Caribbean Rhapsody, Timbuktu!, The Wild Party, and The Emperor’s New Groove.

Born Name

Eartha Mae Keith

Nick Name

Miss Kitt, Mother Eartha, Kitty, Kitty Charles, Catwoman

Eartha Kitt at the Carlton Tower hotel in London, England in 1973
Eartha Kitt at the Carlton Tower hotel in London, England in 1973 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


She was born on January 17, 1927.


Eartha Kitt died from colon cancer on December 25, 2008, at the age of 81 in Weston, Connecticut, United States.

Sun Sign


Born Place

North or St. Matthews, South Carolina, United States




Eartha Kitt studied at Metropolitan Vocational High School (Later: High School of Performing Arts).


Singer, Actress, Dancer, Activist, Comedian, Author, Songwriter, Voiceover Artist


  • Father – Daniel Richard Sturkie (Reportedly)
  • Mother – Annie Mae Keith
  • Others – Jason Shapiro (Grandson), Rachel Shapiro (Granddaughter), William Keitt (Maternal Grandfather), Fanny Riley (Maternal Grandmother)


Vocal Jazz, Cabaret, Dance, Torch




RCA Victor, Kapp, MGM, EMI, GNP Crescendo, Decca, Spark, Can’t Stop, Ariola, ITM, DRG, Strike Force

Eartha Kitt as Catwoman from the television series 'Batman' in December 1967
Eartha Kitt as Catwoman from the television series ‘Batman’ in December 1967 (ABC Television / eBay / Public Domain)




5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Eartha Kitt had dated –

  1. Michel Auclair
  2. Marion Meadows
  3. Charles Revson
  4. John Barry Ryan III
  5. Orson Welles (1950-1952)
  6. Dane Clark (1953)
  7. Pedro Armend√°riz (1953)
  8. Sammy Davis Jr. (1954)
  9. Porfirio Rubirosa (1954)
  10. Arthur M. Loew Jr. (1954)
  11. Bill McDonald (1960-1965) – On June 6, 1960, she married Bill McDonald who served as an associate of a real estate investment company and they were blessed with their daughter Kitt McDonald on November 26, 1961. However, the duo divorced in 1965.
  12. Marlon Brando (1962)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black and White)

Eartha Kitt was of African-American descent on her mother’s side and had European roots on her father’s side.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • High-pitched vocals
  • Often sported short hair

Brand Endorsements

Eartha Kitt did voiceover work for a FLoor Buster television commercial in 2000.

Eartha Kitt as seen while performing live in concert in 2007
Eartha Kitt as seen while performing live in concert in 2007 (Jyh-Lurn (Lewis) Chang / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Eartha Kitt Facts

  1. She was born on a cotton plantation and was conceived by rape. Her biological father was white.
  2. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6656 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
  3. VH1 has placed Eartha Kitt on the 89th spot on its “100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll” list.
  4. She received criticism and backlash when she made anti-war statements saying, “You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed. No wonder the kids rebel and take pot.”
  5. She was one of the several artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal Studios fire.
  6. Eartha Kitt was friends with Freda Payne and Dick Gregory.
  7. She was fluent in French.
  8. She supported LGBT rights and considered same-s*x marriages a civil right.

Featured Image by Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Did we miss anyone?


  1. Eartha Kitt was so sexy it hurt just to look at her. I just got finished enjoying her on a 1966 episode of “Mission: Impossible”, made around a year before she got “Batman”. Considering all the problems she had with all the men in her life, ( and there were certainly no shortage of those- men, OR problems with them ) and being conceived out of sexual assault, it’s a little tragic that she was such an incredible sex symbol. Nevertheless, she was, and in this world, beautiful women go places, and she certainly accomplished that. My first exposure to Miss Eartha was, of course, her groundbreaking performance as the Catwoman on “Batman”, but, for me, that was only the beginning. I am a bachelor, and her performances of “C’est Le Bon”, and “Santa Baby” help me get through the lonely holiday season. Even though I’m afraid she and I are pretty polar on politics, ( The Vietnam War, gay rights ) I would like to think that would not have prevented she and I from being great, GREAT friends in life, had we simply had the opportunity to be so. I love Eartha Kitt!!!! RIP, most Dear Lady.


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