Chita Rivera Age, Height, Weight, Family, Biography, Husband, Net Worth

Chita Rivera was born on January 23rd, 1933. She earned her fame for being an American actress, singer, and dancer. In her acting career, Rivera is best remembered for her theatrical performances. Rivera went on to become the first Latino American woman to be bestowed with a Kennedy Center Honors award in late 2002. Similarly, she was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.

Chita Rivera Death, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Biography, Husband, Net Worth


Real nameChita Rivera
Profession                                         Actress
Date of birthJanuary 23, 1933
Date of DeathJanuary 30, 2024 (aged 91)
BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States
Death PlaceNew York City, U.S.
Age91 years old (as of 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
SchoolJones Haywood School of Dance
Boyfriend/SpouseTony Mordente (m. 1957-1966)
Sexual OrientationStraight

Early Life

Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero alias Rivera was born on January 23rd in 1933. She was born in Washington, D.C. She was the daughter of Pedro del Rivero and Katherine. Her mother worked as a government clerk whereas her father saxophonist for the U.S. Navy Band. Sadly, Rivera’s father passed away when she was aged seven.

Education Qualification

SchoolJones Haywood School of Dance
CollagePrivate College
Education qualificationGraduated

Family & Relationship

Parents NameFather– Pedro Julio Figueroa del Rivero Mother– Katherine Figueroa del Rivero
Sister’s NameLola del Rivero, Carmen Wilson
Brother’s NameArmando del Rivero, Julio del Rivero
Husband NameTony Mordente (m. 1957-1966)
Daughter’s NameLisa Mordente


She was born on January 23, 1933, and is 91 years old. He was born in Washington, D.C., United States

Age91 years old (as of 2024)
Zodiac signAquarius
Chita Rivera Death, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Biography, Husband, Net Worth


Rivera married fellow West Side Story performer Tony Mordente on December 1, 1957. Her performance was so crucial to the show’s success that the London production of West Side Story was delayed until she gave birth to the couple’s daughter Lisa in 1958. In 1966, they divorced.

Boyfriend   Not Known
Husband nameEx-Spouse- Tony Mordente (m. 1957-1966)
Marital statusDivorced
DaughterLisa Mordente

Physical Stats

HeightIn centimeters- 160 cm In meters- 1.6 m In feet & inches- 5’2” inch
WeightIn kilograms- 60 kg In pounds- 132 lbs
Eyes ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColourFair
Body measurementNot Known

TV Shows

Sweet Charity1969
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band1978
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin1983
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life2012, documentary
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There2003, documentary


Sweet Charity1969
The Marcus-Nelson Murders1973
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band1978
Mayflower Madam1987

Chita Rivera Death

Rivera died in New York on January 30, 2024, at the age of 91.

“It is with immense personal sorrow that I announce the death of the beloved Broadway icon Chita Rivera. My dear friend of over 40 years was 91,” shared her rep Merle Frimark in a statement on Tuesday.

Chita Rivera Death, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Biography, Husband, Net Worth

Cause of Death

The specific cause of Rivera’s death has not been publicly disclosed, only that she passed away after a brief illness.

Lisa Mordente, the daughter of Rivera said her beloved mother died peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in New York after a brief illness.

Chita Rivera’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$2 Million +
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 15 Crore +
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot Known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts

  • Chita married Tony Mordente on 1 December 1957. Later in 1966, the couple ended their marriage. Together, they have a daughter named Lisa Mordente.
  • She is the recipient of two Tony Awards and one Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • She has played a diverse number of roles, ranging from Josie Hopper in ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders,’ Risa Dickstein in ‘Mayflower Madam’, and Lenore in ‘Will & Grace’.
  • Her first on-screen role was in General Motors 50th Anniversary Show as South Seas Island Dream Girl in 1957.
  • Chita is an actress, singer, and dancer, most recognized for her work on tick, tick…BOOM! (2021), Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting (2018), and Submissions Only (2011).
  • She is the daughter of Katherine (Anderson) and Pedro Julio Figueroa del Rivero.
  • She has graduated from Jones Haywood School of Dance.
  •  Her alternate names are Chita O’Hara and Conchita O’Hara.
  • Rivera was born in Washington, United States, as Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero.
  • Chita’s father’s name is Pedro Julio Figueroa del Rivero and ‘her mother’s name is Katherine (Anderson).

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