Tawny Kitaen BioGraphy

Her’s full name is Julie Ellen “Tawny” Kitaen. Apart from being an American actress, she was also a model and media personality. She started her acting career as a television actress in 1983. She starred in Malibu (American made-for-television drama film) in 1983 and California Girls (American made-for-television comedy-drama film) in 1985. The actress appeared in 1984 The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak (French action comedy) and Bachelor Party (American comedy film). After that she acted in Witchboard (American supernatural horror film) in 1986. This actress has gained wide recognition for her appearance in several heavy metal music videos. Some of their best music videos list include 1984’s “Back for More”, Whitesnake’s 1987’s “Still of the Night” and “Here I Go Again”. Tawny transitioned to appearing in reality television series in the 2000s. She appeared in The Surreal Life in 2006 and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Was seen acting in Drew.

Tawny Kitaen BioGraphy

Julie Ellen “Tawny” Kitaen came to this world for the first time on August 5, 1961. Her birthplace is San Diego, California, United States. This actress was from this world on May 7, 2021. She died in Newport Beach, California, United States. She was the eldest daughter of her parents’ three children. The actress’s mother’s name is Linda Taylor and her father’s name is Terry Kitaen. The actress’s mother was a housewife and once participated in beauty pageants. Linda Taylor was of Scottish and Irish descent. Terry Kitaen was of Russo-Jewish descent. The actress was raised in Judaism. She started using her surname “Tawny” when she was 12 years old. When this actress was a child, she struggled with dyslexia. The actress had to drop out of Mission Bay High School due to dyslexia.Julie was accompanied by a backstage pass after a Peter Frampton concert at Balboa Stadium when she was 14.


The model modeled for Jack LaLanne’s European Health Spa in the early 1980s. Apart from this, she appeared in television commercials. Tawny told her followers on her social media account Twitter that her modeling experience had inspired her to become an actress. In 1983 she appeared on the cover of the EP Rat and the 1984 band’s debut Atlantic studio album Out of the Sailor. This actress dated Robbin Crosby during this time. For your information, let us tell you that Robbin Crosby was the guitarist of the band.

Personal Life

This American actress dated Rat guitarist Robin Crosby during and after high school. She had gone with Robin when she was a teenager. Robin was in the band Phenomenon at the time. The model had a year-long affair with O. J. Simpson. O. J. Simpson was in a relationship with Julie when he was already married. O. J. Simpson’s wife’s name is Nicole Brown Simpson. Tawny married David Coverdale in 1989. Her husband Whitesnake is a singer. In 1991, Kitaen divorced David Coverdale. Kitaen was married to Chuck Finley since 1997. Chuck Finley is a baseball player. Julie gave birth to Chuck Finley’s two daughters, named Winter and Rhine. The actress was charged with domestic violence in 2002 for an incident involving Finlay. Three days after this incident, Chuck filed for divorce.

Real Name Julie Ellen “Tawny” Kitaen
Other Name Kitaen
Date Of Death May 7, 2021 (aged 59)
Date Of Birth August 5, 1961
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place San Diego, California United State
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Media personality 
Zodiac Sign Leo
Year Active 1979–2021
 Ethnicity White
Father Terry Kitaen
Mother Linda Taylor
Brother  Name Jordan Kitaen
Children  Name
  • Wynter Merin Finley
  • Raine Finley
Husband Name
  • David Coverdale (m. 1989; div. 1991)​
  • Chuck Finley ​(m. 1997; div. 2002)
School Being update soon
University Being update soon
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Tawny Kitaen BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Body Slim
Weight 121 lb / 55 kg 
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Red Hair
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Bra (Breast Approx Size 34
Hip Size Approx 34
Waist Size Approx 28
Dress Size 12 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Boy friend Name Yet not
Husband Name
  • David Coverdale (m. 1989; div. 1991)​
  • Chuck Finley ​(m. 1997; div. 2002)
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The actress died at her Newport Beach home on May 7, 2021, at the age of 59. For the past year, Julie had been working on her memoirs with author and historian Colin Heaton.

Music videos

In 1984, the actress starred in “Back for More”. In 1987, she starred in “Still of the Night”, “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love”. In 1990, she starred in “The Deeper the Love”.


Julie did about 15 films in her acting career. The first film of his career, The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak, she played the role of Gwendoline. In the same year, she also acted in Bachelor Party. In 1986, she starred in Witchboard, Crystal Heart and Instant Justice. In 1987, she played the role of Misty Roberts in Happy Hour.

Net Worth

Before the death of this actress, the total net worth was about $ 500 Thousand.

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