Hildegarde Loretta Sell Net Worth

Hildegarde Loretta Sell Net Worth is
$1.3 Million

Hildegarde Loretta Sell Biography

Born Hildegarde Loretta Sell in Adell, Wisconsin, but for 70 years she was known simply as "The Incomparable Hildegarde," a title bestowed on her by columnist Walter Winchell. During the peak of her popularity in the 1930s and 40s, she was booked in cabarets and supper clubs at least 45 weeks a year. She appeared on the cover of Life magazine in ...

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Quick Facts

Full NameHildegarde
Date Of BirthFebruary 1, 1906
Place Of BirthAdell, Wisconsin, USA
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
ChildrenLouis the Pious, Rotrude, Pepin of Italy, Charles the Younger, Bertha, daughter of Charlemagne, Gisela, Adalhaid, Lothair, Hildegarde
ParentsGerold of Vinzgau, Emma of Alamannia, Ingeltrude of Madrie
Star SignAquarius

Interesting Facts

1Sister-in-law of Hiram Harting of Houston, Texas and James Zummach of Muskego, Wisconsin.
2She had two sisters, Germaine Sell Harting of Houston, Texas and Beatrice "Honey" Zummach of Muskego, Wisconsin.
3She was awarded the Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to Radio.
4She was a third Order Carmelite nun in New York City.
5Alizabeth James, host/producer of EccentricTV and director/writer/producer of the upcoming comedy feature "The Oasis R.I.P Dunes," is a first cousin twice removed of Hildegarde. Although Hildegarde never married and bore no children, she has no other living relatives on her side of the family.
6Long-time companion of songwriter Anna Sosenko, who wrote her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup".
7In 1961 she was the guest of honor at a gala at which Eleanor Roosevelt presented her with award naming her First Lady of Supper Clubs.
8Her parents were German immigrants who had settled in Wisconsin, USA. But even though born and raised in America, she spoke with a slight German accent.
9Hildegarde was credited with starting the single-name vogue among entertainers.
10Singer of "Lili Marlene" and "The Trees of Paris" in the USA, UK and Canada.


1Her long white gloves, worn even as she played her piano
2Her signature song, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup"




NBC/RCA Experimental Television Demonstration for the Press1936TV MovieThe Television Girl


The Beales of Grey Gardens2006Documentary performer: "I Dream Too Much"


American Masters1997TV Series documentaryHerself
The Joe Franklin Show1978TV SeriesHerself
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1962-1971TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host / Herself / Herself - Vocalist / ...
Girl Talk1963-1970TV SeriesHerself
Today1967TV SeriesHerself
The Lee Phillip Show1963TV SeriesHerself / guest
The Merv Griffin Show1962TV SeriesHerself
Talent Scouts1962TV SeriesHerself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1958-1960TV SeriesHerself
The Arthur Murray Party1960TV SeriesHerself
The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show1959TV SeriesHerself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1958TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Ed Sullivan Show1957TV SeriesHerself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1956TV SeriesHerself
I've Got a Secret1955TV SeriesHerself - Guest
What's My Line?1955TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest
The Blue Angel1954TV SeriesHerself
Person to Person1954TV Series documentaryHerself - Nightclub Singer
Starlight1937TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Cabaret1937TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Music Hath Charms1935Herself - Singer (uncredited)

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