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Sharon Tate Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Sharon Tate Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 53 kg
Date of Birth January 24, 1943
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Hair Color Blonde

Sharon Tate was a flourishing American actress and model who appeared in shows and movies like The Beverly HillbilliesThe Fearless Vampire Killers, and The Wrecking Crew. Hailed as one of Hollywood’s most promising newcomers, her skills got her nominated for the Golden Globe Award for “Most Promising Newcomer – Female” for her portrayal of Jennifer North in the drama film, Valley of the Dolls (1967).

Born Name

Sharon Marie Tate

Nick Name


Sharon Tate as seen in 1966
Sharon Tate as seen in 1966 (Lily Laurent / Flickr / Public Domain)


She was born on January 24, 1943.


Sharon Tate died at the age of 26 after suffering from multiple stab wounds as she was murdered by the members of Charles Manson’s “family” on August 9, 1969, in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Resting Place

Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States




Sharon Tate studied at Chief Joseph Junior High SchoolColumbia High SchoolIrvin High School, and Vicenza American High School.


Actress, Model


  • Father – Colonel Paul James Tate (United States Army Officer)
  • Mother – Doris Gwendolyn (née Willett)
  • Siblings – Debra Tate (Younger Sister), Patricia Tate (Younger Sister)




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


53 kg or 117 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sharon Tate had dated –

  1. Steve McQueen
  2. Richard Beymer (1961-1963)
  3. Philippe Forquet (1963-1964)
  4. Jay Sebring (1964-1966)
  5. Roman Polanski (1966-1969) – Tate started her love affair with the French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor, Roman Polanski, in 1966 and they married on January 20, 1968, in Chelsea, London. During the latter part of 1968, she became pregnant and was due on August 12, 1969, and they intended their son to be named Paul Richard Polanski. Unfortunately, she was murdered on August 9, 1969, and was interred with her son in her arms.

Race / Ethnicity


Sharon Tate was of English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Irish descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful large eyes
  • Lilting voice

Brand Endorsements

She had done commercial work for brands such as Coppertone Sun Tan LotionChevrolet, and Santa Fe Cigarette.

Sharon Tate alongside Max Baer Jr. and Nancy Kulp (Center) as seen in the television series 'The Beverly Hillbillies'
Sharon Tate alongside Max Baer Jr. and Nancy Kulp (Center) as seen in the television series ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ (Television Screenshot / The Beverly Hillbillies episode “The Giant Jackrabbit” / Public Domain)

Sharon Tate Favorite Things

  • Lip Makeup – Vaseline


Sharon Tate Facts

  1. She was a mere 6-month old when she won the “Miss Tiny Tot of Dallas Pageant”.
  2. In 1958, during her time at Columbia High School, Sharon Tate was crowned as the ‘Sophomore Princess’.
  3. She was shy and lacked self-confidence.
  4. During her time, she was regarded as one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses.
  5. Her murder was ranked at number #1 on “E!’s Most Shocking Hollywood Murders” list.
  6. The last book that Sharon Tate read was “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” by Thomas Hardy and believed that Roman Polanski would one day turn it into a great film. He did work in the film Tess (1979) which was dedicated simply “For Sharon”.

Featured Image by Lily Laurent / Flickr / Public Domain

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