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  • Born NameApollonia Kotero
  • Birth PlaceSanta Monica, California
  • Height5 feet 4 inches
  • Eye ColorBlack
  • Zodiac SignLeo
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityHispanic
  • ProfessionActress, Singer, Model, Talent Manager
  • HusbandKevin Bernhardt (m. 1987–1997), Greg Patschull (m. 1980–1985)
  • Net Worth$4 million
  • Weight59 kg
  • Age61 Years
  • DatingPrince (rumored)
  • ParentsVictor Apollonia and Socorro Apollonia

The multi-talented personality Apollonia Kotero hit the limelight after becoming the lead actress alongside late singer Prince in the movie Purple Rain. Since then she did not have to look back on her career.

Along with fame she has huge fan followers and admirers always wondering about the Hollywood stars’ personal life. Who is she married to? How much net worth does she have? Well, we will look a closer look at her personal life in this article.

Who is Apollonia Kotero?

Apollonia Kotero is an American actress, singer, former model, and talent manager. She drove to fame for co-starring in Prince’s 1984 film Purple Rain and for being the lead singer in the girl group Apollonia 6.

The Snippet of Apollonia Kotero
The Snippet of Apollonia Kotero
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The talented personality Apollonia was born on August 2, 1959, in Santa Monica, California to her Mexican emigrant parents Victor Apollonia and her mother Socorro Apollonia. She was the eldest of her parents’ six children. As a child, she dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to pursue her career in Show-business.

Married Life of Apollonia Kotero

Regarding Apollonia Kotero’s relationship, she is possibly single at the moment. However, she was married twice before. Her first husband was a businessman Kazija whom she married on February 16, 1980. But, the couple failed to handle their relationship, and citing some irreconcilable difference they separated in 1985.

 Apollonia Kotero with her ex-husband, Kevin Bernhardt
Apollonia Kotero with her ex-husband, Kevin Bernhardt
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Soon after the divorce, she met Kevin Bernhardt, an actor, screenwriter, and producer while working on the same project. At first, they were good friends but soon fell for each other and tied the knot. The lovebird exchanged vows in 1987 in an intimate ceremony.

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Same as her previous material relationship this also couldn’t stand long enough and the duo split apart after almost a decade of wedded life under mutual understanding in 1997.

Her Rumor Affair

Apart from her marriage, she’s famously known as the former love of the late singer, Prince. Their dating relationship rumors spread like wildfire after they worked together on the 1984 film Purple Rain. Nonetheless, the duo never confirmed their relationship.

Kotero with the late singer, Prince
Kotero with the late singer, Prince
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She denied her relationship with Prince in an episode of Oprah’s  Where Are They Now?. She said,

“We were, and still are, platonically, romantically involved. There’s a lot of romance. He was not my boyfriend, but he’s my greatest friend.”

Well, the words about might be a clear fact for all of us that the two were just good friends. As of now, she is most probably single.

Net Worth and Earnings

Apollonia Kotero is active in the film industry since 1979. In her almost four decades of a professional career in the industry, she gathered quite an impressive amount of money. According to CelebrityNetWorth, her estimated net worth is $4 million.

YouTube: Apollonia Kotero taking about Purple Rain.

Like any other well-established star in Hollywood, she earns around $200 thousand to $3oo thousand annually which’s around $25 thousand to $30 thousand monthly for a well-experienced and talented star like her.

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In 1984, she was the part of the musical drama Purple Rain that earned more than $70 million at the box office with a budget of just $7.2 million alongside the late singer Prince. Furthermore, her work in the movies includes Anarchy TV(1998), Ministry of Vengeances(1989), Back to Back (1989), Black Magic Women.

Her Other Source of Income

Apart from her career as an actress, she was also the lead singer of the girl band Apollonia 6 that gave some hits songs like Happy birthday, Mr. Christian, A million miles, Sex Shooter to name a few.

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Apollonia also enrolled in Business, she founded a multimedia entertainment company Koteror Entertainment that produces different animated television series, as well as feature movies.

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