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Short Info

Net Worth$14 million
Date Of BirthNovember 30, 1959
SpouseRobert Hays
MarkSparkling blue eyes
FactIn 1989, Price Stern Sloan published her autobiography, "Neon Angel", telling of her life in the entertainment business and recovery from drug abuse. She is working on an update of her story, which includes her 8 year marriage to actor Robert Hays, motherhood, and her current relationships with Joan Jett, Lita Ford and the other The Runaways members.

Cherie Currie is an American musician, actress and artist. She is best known as the lead singer of the rock band The Runaways in the late 1970s. After the band’s breakup, she released a solo album and later became a member of the all-female band Fanny.

Currie was born in Santa Monica, California, on November 30, 1959, the second of four children of Donna Currie and Roger Currie. Her father was a Hollywood producer and her mother was a model. She has two older sisters, Marie and Sondra, and a younger brother, Robert. Currie’s parents divorced when she was four years old and she was raised by her mother.

Currie began her musical career in 1975 as the lead singer of The Runaways, a teenage all-female rock band from Los Angeles. The band released four albums between 1976 and 1979 and toured extensively throughout the United States, Japan and Europe. The Runaways were popular among teenage girls but were also criticized for their wild behavior and explicit lyrics.

After the band’s breakup, Currie released her solo debut album, Beauty’s Only Skin Deep, in 1978. The album was a commercial disappointment and Currie subsequently joined the all-female band Fanny. She appeared with Fanny on two albums before leaving the group in 1985.

In the 1990s, Currie made several acting appearances, including roles in the films Foxfire (1996) and Jawbreaker (1999). She also released a second solo album, Blvds of Splendor, in 1997.

Currie has been married twice and has three children. She has been open about her struggles with addiction and mental health issues.

As of 2021, Cherie Currie’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

General Info

Full NameCherie Currie
Net Worth$14 million
Date Of BirthNovember 30, 1959
Height1.66 m
ProfessionActor, Music artist, Singer, Songwriter
EducationWilliam Howard Taft Charter High School


SpouseRobert Hays
ChildrenJake Hays
ParentsDonald Currie, Marie Harmon
SiblingsMarie Currie, Sondra Currie, Don Currie Jr.


Music GroupsThe Runaways, Redd Kross
MoviesHansel and Gretel, The Runaways, Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways, Rich Girl, Wavelength, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Parasite, Foxes, Getting The Knack

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#Marks / Signs
1Seductive deep voice
2Sparkling blue eyes
3Platinum blonde hair


1Sandy West was by far, the greatest female drummer in the history of rock and roll. No one could compete or even come close to her, but the most important was her heart. Sandy West loved her fans, her friends and family almost to a fault. She would do absolutely anything for the people she loved. It will never be the same for me again to step on a stage, because Sandy West was the best and I will miss her forever.
2[on The Runaways (2010), in which actress Dakota Fanning portrays her] I couldn't be happier to see Dakota playing me. I actually forget it's my story, just because she's so good and so believable.
3[on growing up with her twin sister Marie Currie] Marie was always the cute twin, the popular twin. I was the quiet twin, the geeky twin.
4[on her career] I don't regret any of it. I enjoy being different.


1Was originally cast as Brenda in Savage Streets (1984) but was replaced by Linda Blair.
2Bomp! magazine described her as "the lost daughter of Iggy Pop and Brigitte Bardot".
3Through the 1990s, she worked as a drug counselor for addicted teenagers and as a personal fitness trainer.
4Her son, Jake Hays, learned to play guitar well enough to be included in recent recording sessions, and as a member of her current touring band.
5Cherie was awarded the Rock Legend Award at the 2013 Malibu Music Awards. Lita Ford presented the award to her and they reunited onstage after 35 years. [October 2013]
6She collapsed onto her kitchen floor and burst into tears when she learned Dakota Fanning had signed to play her in The Runaways (2010). Cherie later gave Dakota a custom made guitar for her 16th birthday.
7She entered chainsaw artist contests all along the California coast and regularly placed in the top three. [July 2005]
8Cherie had reinvented herself once again, this time as a chainsaw artist. She recently opened her own gallery in Chatsworth, California. [April 2004]
9Is portrayed by Dakota Fanning in The Runaways (2010).
10Former sister-in-law of Steve Lukather. Sister-in-law of Alan J. Levi.
11Younger sister of actress Sondra Currie and twin sister of Marie Currie.
12Daughter of actress Marie Harmon.
13According to her autobiography, "Neon Angel", she and Jodie Foster got along real well during the making of Foxes (1980). But Jodie's mother was not all that interested in Jodie making friends with Cherie.
14In 1975, when she was 16, she auditioned as lead singer for an all-girl rock band known as The Runaways. Managed by cult Hollywood figure Kim Fowley, the jailbait quintet also featured Joan Jett on rhythm guitar and vocals and Lita Ford on lead guitar. After two years with the group (and three records), she departed for a solo career, causing problems within the band.
15In 1989, Price Stern Sloan published her autobiography, "Neon Angel", telling of her life in the entertainment business and recovery from drug abuse. She is working on an update of her story, which includes her 8 year marriage to actor Robert Hays, motherhood, and her current relationships with Joan Jett, Lita Ford and the other The Runaways members.
16She was a member of the all-female rock group The Runaways, which also featured Joan Jett and Lita Ford.




Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft2013Ms. Thoman
Matlock1990-1991TV SeriesRenee Thorton / Betsy Rhodes
Rich Girl1991Michelle
Murder, She Wrote1984TV SeriesEcho Cramer
The Rosebud Beach Hotel1984Cherie
Wavelength1983Iris Longacre
Twilight Zone: The Movie1983Sara (Segment #3)


Warehouse 132013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Runaways2010writer: "Dead End Justice", "Secrets"
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology2003Video performer: "Cherry Bomb"
The Rosebud Beach Hotel1984performer: "Romeo", "Where's the Music", "Here He Comes" / writer: "Where's the Music"
The Runaways Live in Japan1977TV Movie writer: "Secrets"


The Runaways2010book "Neon Angel: The Cherie Currie Story"


Dr. Giggles1992ADR voice


Rage2016TV SeriesHerself
Kill My Coquette: Post Teenage Angst2016Video shortHerself
Glory Days2014/IHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Warehouse 132013TV SeriesHerself
David Bowie & the Story of Ziggy Stardust2012TV Movie documentaryHerself - The Runaways
Sunset Strip2012DocumentaryHerself
That Metal Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Things That Aren't Here Anymore 32010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: Movies That Rocked 'n' Rolled2009Video documentaryNarrator
Mobile Home Disaster2008TV SeriesHerself - Chainsaw Chick
A Current Affair2005TV SeriesHerself
Getting the Knack2004Video documentaryHerself
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology2003VideoHerself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip2003DocumentaryHerself - The Runaways
Child Stars2002TV MovieHerself
The Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll with Gene Simmons2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
VH1 Rock Show2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The Runaways Live in Japan1977TV MovieHerself (as The Runaways)

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100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHerself

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