Celebrity astrologer and mother to actor Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Stallone, 98, dies

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  • Jackie Stallone, the mother of actors Sylvester and Toni D'Alto and singer Frank, has died.
  • The 98-year-old, who was also an astrologer to the stars, died peacefully in her sleep.
  • Frank Stallone paid tribute to his mother, saying in a statement: "It was hard not to like her, she was very eccentric and flamboyant person."

Jackie Stallone has died at the age of 98.

The larger-than-life figure had four children, Tommy, actors Sylvester and Toni D'Alto and singer Frank. She was also a women's wrestling promoter and astrologer to the stars, sharing on her website she'd advised "kings, prime ministers, politicians, movie stars, gamblers, generals, gangsters, cops and priests" during her career, reports Variety.

Frank Stallone took to social media on Monday to share the news of his mother's death.

"This morning my brothers and I lost our mother Jackie Stallone," he wrote. "She was a remarkable woman working out every day full of spunk and fearless. She died in her sleep as she had wished."

The singer added: "It was hard not to like her, she was very eccentric and flamboyant person. She was born on November 29 th 1921 in Washington DC, she lived through prohibition, the depression and World War II. I would talk to her for hours about the 20's 30's and 40's. It was a history lesson. Her mind was as sharp as a razor till the day she died."


With career paths that ranged from acrobat, when she ran away from home to work for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses as a teenager, to chorus girl and hairdresser, the 98-year-old lived a long and full life, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

She married three times, and is survived by her third husband, Stephen Devine.

An advocate for women's fitness, she started women-only gyms and pushed for televised coverage of women's sports, before becoming a key figure in establishing the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.), which was recently adapted into a Netflix series.

Her life's passion was astrology though. She coined the term and practice "rumpology" - similar to a palm reading, but instead using one's rear end. 

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