Sylvester Stallone’s mother Jackie has passed away at the age of 98. Sly’s sibling Frank, posted on Instagram to announce the sad news, saying the celebrity astrologer had died in her sleep as she had wished. He said she was a remarkable fearless woman and that it was impossible not to love her for her flamboyant and eccentric personality. Scroll down to find out the secrets of her amazing life!
- Jackie Stallone was the first woman to have a show on exercise and weight lifting in TV and she also opened a women-only gym called Barbella's where she promoted women’s wrestling.
- During her youth she was a trapeze artist in a circus and a chorus girl in a nightclub. She was also a hairdresser.
- She married several times. The astrologer had Sly and Frank Jr with her first husband. She was also the mother to late actress Toni D'Alto, whom she had with second husband Anthony Filiti. Her last marriage was to Stephen Marcus Levine in 1998.
Jackie was the mother of Sylvester Stallone. Imagine the world without her! There would be no Rocky or no Rambo. Did you know that this fierce woman was the role model for her son, she was a real fighter. Is this where Rocky's fighting spirit came from?
However, the head of the famous family was more than just a mother, Jackie Stallone had an incredible multi-faceted career: an amazing astrologer who predicted the success of her most famous son.
Her life was pure entertainment, with her brilliant appearance as a guest star on “Celebrity Big Brother” in the U.K. and the Celebrity Big Brother's contestant was mostly well known as the manager of the "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling" in the 1980s, which inspired the hit Netflix series.
Former GLOW wrestler Angelina Altishin, also known as "Little Egypt," tweeted upon learning of Jacqueline Stallone passing, her heart is broken and she recalls Jackie 98 years young because the wrestling promoter was still very active doing exercise daily.
She shouldn’t be remembered not only as the mother of Hollywood actor Sly, but also as a fantastic and energetic example as a woman!
Jackie Stallone - Source: Instagram
The larger than life personality came from a big family with seven grandchildren, and even three great-grandchildren. We are glad to know that this awesome lady enjoyed a long and happy life and was well loved by everyone who knew her. She will be missed!