Delvene Delaney

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Actress, Singer, TV Host (1951)
Sat Mar 20 2021
By   Selena

Australian TV fans will be familiar with Delvene Delaney, a former actress, who had a short-lived but memorable career in show business in the early 1970s. In addition to this, she was also a singer and television host with countless credits to her name. 

Some people might also recognize Delaney as the former sister-in-law of country legend John Denver

While Delaney’s professional life is well-known to her fans, they are still curious about her personal and married life. To know if she has a blessed married life or her relationship has been rocky, read below. 

Bio and Early Years

Delvene Delaney was born on 26 August 1951 to Australian parents in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Her age as of March 2021 is 69 years old.

Delvene Delaney is 69 years old in 2021
Delvene Delaney now (in 2021)
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Right from her early years, she had an interest in show business, as a matter of fact, she had already won a beauty pageant by the time she was in her early 20’s. 

While the information on her parents is missing, she has a sister named Cassandra Delaney, who was married to John Denver from 1988 to 1991. Like Delvene, Cassandra was also an actress and singer. 

She went to her local schools but other than this, not much is known about her education. 

Delvene Delaney And John Cornell, Married More Than 40 Years 

Delaney met John Cornell in the early 1970s on the set of The Paul Hogan Show. They both had prominent roles on the show and hit it off. 

Delvene Delaney John Cornell married in 1977
Delvene Delaney And John Cornell got married more than 40 years ago in 1977
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In addition to this, they were both in the early stages of their careers while on the show. John was also one of the producers and writers of the internationally beloved film, Crocodile Dundee (1986) and its sequel. 

After a while of dating, they got married in 1977. Delvene and John like to remain away from the public eye but attended many premier awards and events. 

John has been married 2 times prior to settling down with Delaney but information on his ex-wives is not available in the public domain. He shared a daughter named Melissa Cornell, born in 1951 from his past relationship.

Happy Parents Of 2 Daughters 

Together, Delaney and Cornell have two daughters Allira Delaney and Liana Cornell, born on April 24, 1990.

Delvene Delaney And John Cornell have 2 daughters
Delaney with her husband John, their 2 daughters and her stepdaughter
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Like her mother, Liana is also an actress. Additionally, she is also a model. Similarly, Allira is a renowned photographer in Australia. 

What is Delvene Delaney Net Worth?

Delvene Delaney worked in film & TV from 1970 to 1986, in which time she amassed a net worth of $1 million. She came into prominence as a model who later became a television presenter and an actress. 

Likewise, she also had a brief career as a singer. According to IMDb, she got her first appearance on-screen on The Paul Hogan Show. Apart, 

Delaney and John, the TV veterans who came into prominence with The Paul Hogan Show have also bought investment property at Mullumbimby for around $910,000 according to RealEstate. While they live in another house, the Mullumbimby property is a four-bedroom property built in the federation era.

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