Eartha Kitt’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 17, 1927

Death Date

December 25, 2008

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death

Colon Cancer


Pop Singer

The pop singer Eartha Kitt died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer, actress, and cabaret star who recorded hits like “C’est Si Bon” and “Santa Baby.” She won three Emmy Awards, including a posthumous one for The Wonder Pets.

She married William O. McDonald on June 6, 1960 and they divorced on March 26, 1964.



“I never identified with anybody. I have always been very sensitive about my color, because everybody called me ‘yellow gal.’ I was caught in between both sides – nobody wanted me. I love that my audience is there, but I always feel as though I have to fend for myself.” (Eartha Kitt)


“Don’t depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don’t make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.” (Eartha Kitt)


“Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.” (Eartha Kitt)


“I stayed on my own path and did not follow the herd. I made a way for myself.” (Eartha Kitt)


“Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything.” (Eartha Kitt)