Corinna Everson

About Corinna Everson

Who is it?: Actress, Producer
Birth Day: January 04, 1958
Birth Place:  Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Nickname: Cory
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: (In Season): 155-160 lb. (Off-Season):160-165 lb.
Pro-debut: IFBB North American, 1982
Best win: Undefeated in professional competition Ms. Olympia six consecutive times, 1984-1989
Predecessor: Carla Dunlap
Successor: Lenda Murray
Active: Retired 1989

Corinna Everson Net Worth

Corinna Everson was bornon January 04, 1958 in  Racine, Wisconsin, United States, is Actress, Producer. Six-time Ms. Olympia winner Corinna "Cory" Everson (née Kneuer) was born on January 4, 1959 in Racine, Wisconsin. Bodybuilder, writer, show host, trainer and writer, Cory has done it all. She lived in Deerfield, Illinois where she went to high school before later attending University of Wisconsin-Madison. She met her future husband and competitive bodybuilder Jeff Everson while at Wisconsin-Madison, whom she married in 1982. In her school years, Cory was an exceptional athlete in gymnastics, track & field and badminton.Cory's bodybuilding career began in the early 1980s. Standing a statuesque 5'8" and weighing between 155-160 lbs during competitions, Cory won her first contest in 1980 and placed third in her second contest. She placed high throughout most of her amateur contests, with rare times placing under the top five or top ten. She reached the glorious stride of her career during the mid-1980s when she entered the Ms. Olympia contest. Her reign of dominance began in 1984 marking the first of her six title wins at Ms. Olympia. From 1984, Cory went on to win every Ms. Olympia contest up until 1989 where retired undefeated. She became a bodybuilding Hall of Fame inductee in 1999 and in 2005 by two different organizations.What was Cory's next move after conquering the bodybuilding world? What else? Acting! She made her major film debut in 1991 sharing the screen with martial artist Jean Claude Van Damme. While she found guest spots in various series during the 1990s, none equal the colossal impression she made when she guest-starred on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) as the Amazonian, goddess-like, scantly-clad, powerhouse that was Atalanta. As such, this recurring character shared the screen with the titular hero played by Kevin Sorbo. Indeed, during the three memorable episodes Atalanta appeared in, she would always strive to prove to Hercules that he met more than his match in every possible way. She made her last screen appearance on an episode of Phep Thuat (1998), where she portrayed the "Hulk" version of Paige in the episode "Hulkus Pocus" in 2005.Cory's screen presence was not limited to films and television series. She hosted the fitness show called BodyShaping and later her own ESPN-aired show called Cory Everson's Gotta Sweat. She has also written training books since 1986, writing her last book in 1998.
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💰 Net worth: $11 Million

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Everson has made a number of TV guest appearances, most notably playing Atalanta on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. In 1991 Everson appeared on To Tell The Truth Game Show. She appeared in two episodes of The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. with her sister, Cameo Kneuer.


Cory and Jeff Everson divorced in 1996; however, she kept 'Everson' as her stage name. She married Dr. Steve Donia, a cosmetic dentist, in 1998; they have two children that they adopted from Russia. Everson's sister, Cameo Kneuer, is a two-time Ms. National Fitness champion and a mainstay of the TV game series Knights and Warriors.


In January 1999, Everson was inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame, as part of the inaugural group. She was inducted into the Muscle Beach Venice Body Building Hall of Fame on September 5, 2005.


At the 2007 Arnold Classic she became the first woman to be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2008, Everson was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame.


While attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Cory met Jeff Everson, a competitive Bodybuilder who worked there as a strength coach. They married in 1982. While they were married, the Eversons built a successful mail-order clothing Business called Sampson and Delilah.