Burlesque Babes presents all 6′ 8″ of the lovely Ricki Covette.
- Jewell was born Irene Siewert in 1925. [Source: See newspaper article below]
- Born in Canada, she was a top act in the Burlesque world, circa1950s and 1960s.
- She had a small part in Seed of Innocence (1981) – she played a stripper – surprise!
- After quitting stripping (“cold turkey” as she stated), Ricki did some TV commercials and performed in some legitimate theater road show casts. [Source]
When she did leave show business, she transitioned into real estate and found success there.“My work ethic followed me,” Jewell said.Her stage life far behind her, Jewell now spends her time managing the legacy of her late partner, noted nature photographer Stuart Jewell.
Ricki is pictured in this ebook “Dames of Burlesque“.
Where’s Ricki Now?
Ricki was still with us in 2010 when she was seen in the documentary Behind the Burly-Q.
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