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Bess Myerson Net Worth $3 Million

Bess Myerson net worth: Bess Myerson was born in The Bronx, NY in July 1924 and passed away in December 2014. Myerson was Miss America in 1945 and in the time of her passing she was the only Jewish Miss America. Myerson appeared often on television in the 1950s and 1960s. She became a routine on the star quiz TV series I’ve Got a Secret from 1959 to 1967. Bess also appeared regularly on the TV series The Name’s the Same and The Match Game. As an actress she appeared in the 1959 movie It Happened to Jane. Her career became overshadowed by scandal called the “Bess Mess” which compelled her to resign her place although she was acquitted. Bess Myerson passed away on December 14, 2014 in the age of 90.

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Frasier1998TV SeriesMary
It Happened to Jane1959Bess Myerson (uncredited)
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1954TV Series
The Jackie Gleason Show1954TV SeriesAnnouncer



The Howard Stern Show1991TV SeriesHerself
Today1982TV SeriesHerself
80th Tournament of Roses Parade1969TV MovieHerself - Host
The Match Game1963-1968TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
The Mike Douglas Show1968TV SeriesHerself
Personality1967TV SeriesHerself
To Tell the Truth1965-1967TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
I've Got a Secret1958-1967TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
78th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade1967TV MovieHerself - CBS Hostess
Candid Camera1966TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Hostess
76th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade1965TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Password All-Stars1962TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1960-1962TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHerself - TV Personality
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1960TV SeriesHerself
The Name's the Same1954-1955TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Miss America Pageant1954TV SpecialHerself - Co-Hostess
Look Up and Live1954TV SeriesHerself
The Colgate Comedy Hour1952-1953TV SeriesHerself
Beat the Clock1952TV SeriesHerself
The Big Payoff1951TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Help Yourself1950TV SeriesHerself
The Jacques Fray Music Room1949TV SeriesHerself
Look Upon a Star1947TV SeriesHerself - Host

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Candid Camera: 5 Decades of Smiles2005VideoHerself
American Experience2002TV Series documentaryMiss America 1945

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1She can play the flute.
2In 1988, Bess Myerson was arrested in Pennsylvania for shoplifting $44 in goods from a drug store. She was fined. At the time, she was involved in a stressful lawsuit over a different matter. She was facing charges for bribery and conspiracy stemming from hiring a judge's daughter, presumably to influence the judge to rule favorably toward Myerson's lover in his divorce case. The scandal became known as the "Bess Mess".
3Served as Commissioner of Cultural Affairs for New York City (1983-1987).
4Served as Commissioner of Consumer Affairs for the city of New York (1969-1973) and was responsible for passing the best consumer protection legislation in the U.S. at that time.
5Has been appointed to various conferences and commissions over the years by Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.
6Entered the Miss America pageant in 1945 in order to win the scholarship (the first year they offered one) with the aim of pursuing a career as a symphony conductor.
7Daughter: Barra Grant.
8Is an ovarian cancer survivor.
9Miss America 1945. The first and only Jewish woman to ever win the pageant to date (2014).

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