Who is Jane Powell? Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Education And Hobbies

Born in Suzanne Lorraine Burce in Portland, Oregon USA, on April 1,  1929. the zodiac of her birth is Aries and she has American citizenship. She is a dancer, actress and singer who has been recognized for her roles in 16 television shows and 30 films, but she’s probably still best known for her role in the main character in the romantic comedy film “A Date with Judy”. The movie is directed by Richard Thorpe, also starred Wallace Beery and Elizabeth Taylor and follows the story of a teenage Judy Foster.

Body Measurements

Jane’s age is 92. Jane has brown hair that is short and eyes with light blue hues, her height is 5 feet 1 inch (1.55m) and weighs approximately the 105lbs mark (48kgs).

Education and Early life

Jane was born by her parents in Portland as an only child by her mother Eileen Burce, who worked as a homewife as well as her dad Paul E. Burce, who was employed at Wonder Bread.

Jane was just one year old when she started dancing, and was just five when she appeared on the radio program “Stars of Tomorrow”.

Jane was quickly recognized by the talented scout Scotty Weston. He invited her family to relocate into Oakland, California, as Jane was likely to enjoy more opportunities there. however, after three years in Oakland the family retreated home to Portland.

Jane began singing at the age of nine and was discovered by an promoter from the local area three years after that. Jane was then seen singing on various radio programs, and she was also able for a meeting with Lana Turner, the late American popular actress.

Her first movie appearance at the age of 15 on the comedy musical “Song of the Open Road” Her stage name was her character and continued acting throughout the remaining three years of high school. After matriculating in 1947 Jane did not attend the university, but instead concentrated on acting.


Jane’s most loved actor is Jeannette MacDonald. She lived between 1903 and 1965. She also sang and appeared in 31 TV and film series with two awards.

The late American singer and actress Elizabeth Taylor was Jane’s best friend. She was also the bridesmaid in her first wedding and the reverse was true. Elizabeth played in over 80 television and film productions and was awarded 40 awards which included two Oscars.

Jane is a philanthropist. She has worked with numerous charity groups, focusing mostly on giving money to organizations that work with children with low incomes.

Jane has been to many US states to film her television and film projects She has also traveled to a few European as well as Asian countries. Her ultimate travel destination could be Venice which is located in Italy.

Net Worth

In August 2021, her net worth was valued at more than $10 million.