Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson Net Worth: Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson is an actress, singer, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $3 million. The TV personality gained prominence by becoming the gothic goddess Elvira, Mistress of the Dark on KHJ’s weekly show “Elvira’s Movie Macabre,” which aired from 1981 to 1986, then returned in 2010. Before Elvira, Peterson was a showgirl and had small roles as a topless dancer in the 1974 film “The Working Girls” and a showgirl in the 1971 James Bond movie “Diamonds are Forever.” In addition to acting, Cassandra was the lead singer of an Italian rock band, I Latins Ochanats, which led to an appearance in the 1972 comedy “Roma.” Peterson eventually joined musical/comedy acts Mamma’s Boys and The Groundings, where Elvira slowly surfaced. Cassandra has more than 80 acting credits to her name, including “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” (1985), “Red Riding Hood” (2006), and “All About Evil” (2011), and she has served as a writer and producer “Elvira’s Movie Macabre” as well as “The Elvira Show” (1993) and “13 Nights of Elvira” (2014). In 2016, she published “Elvira, Mistress of The Dark: A Photographic Retrospective of the Queen of Halloween,” which she referred to as a “coffin table” book.