Janet Surtees is a famous media personality who came into the limelight after getting married to famous actor James Arness.

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Full NameJanet Surtees
Date of BirthN/A
Birth PlaceAmerica
Weight55 kg
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye Color hazel
Hair Colorblonde
Net Worth$8 million

Early Life

Janet Surtees was born in America, but her birthplace and birth date are unknown. Similarly, there is no information about Janet Surtess’s parents as she likes to maintain privacy about such matters.

Additionally, there is no information regarding her exact age right now due to her unknown date of birth. Janet Surtees holds the nationality of America and belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group. 

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Janet Surtees seems to be an educated person, but her education details are unknown.

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Physical Apperances

Janet Surtees has an average height that is unknown. She has maintained her weight around 55 kg, which is 121 lbs. Similarly, there are no details about her body measurements, including chest size, waits for size, and hip size. Janet has beautiful blonde hair and has eyes that are hazel in color.

More information about Janet Surtees and James Arness

James was set up on a date with Janet, one of the clothing store’s employees. James agreed to go on a date despite being a big movie star, but Janet was reluctant to go on a date with him initially. James was working on Gunsmoke in 1975 and was already divorced, and was suffering from heartbreak.

However, their first date turned out to be excellent, and James and Janet spent the entire night revealing some exciting facts about one another and made a promise to go on another date the next day.

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On their second date, Jams took her grocery shopping for dinner items and then privately flew to his large residence in the mountains. Janet even went on an outdoor picnic and horseback riding before flying home. However, after their next date, James didn’t call Janet for three months which was shocking for her, and her employer asked her to reach out.

Janet didn’t call him, thinking he might have many girls to hang out and if she is special, James would call her on his own. But, after three months, James finally asked her out again, and the couple got into a serious relationship after that and then dated for some period.

James tied his knot with Janet in 1978 but didn’t give birth to any kids. Though James already was a father to two children from his marriage with Virginia Chapman in 1948. His relationship with Virginia ended in 1960, and his children were named Jenny Lee and Rolf. Besides this, he even adopted Virginia’s son from her previous relationship, and the child is now a well-known photographer Craig Arness.

His daughter Jenney lee was born in 1950 and was a drug addict for several years. Jenny passed away at the age of 25 due to a drug overdose.

Similarly, Janet was also the mother of a son Jim from her previous relationship, and James adopted him after their marriage.

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James Arness Death

Janet Surtees’s husband James left this world on 2011 June 3 in his home. His funeral was held in private, and the family even asked for donations to his favorite charity, United Cerebral Palsy, instead of flowers. After the death of her husband, Janet has maintained complete privacy and remained out of media attention.

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What is Janet Surtees’s net worth?

Janet Surtees might have earned a decent sum through her career as a world in a clothing store, but her exact net worth is unknown. However, her late husband held a net worth of around $8 million at his death.

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Social Media

Janet Surtees has always maintained privacy and hasn’t engaged in social media like Instagram or Facebook. Janet likes to maintain a low-key life and keep silent and live in peace, due to which she is not active in social media.


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