Quick Facts Pamela Courson

  • NamePamela Courson
  • Birth Name Pamela Susan Courson
  • Birth Year1946
  • Birth month12
  • Father Pamela Susan Courson
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceWeed, California, the United States
  • EducationOrange High School in Orange, Los Angeles City College
  • MotherPearl "Penny" Courson

Pamela Courson was the long-term girlfriend of popular American singer and songwriter Jim Morrison. Courson was in a relationship with her boyfriend until his death in 1971.

Although the couple was in a relationship, they were never married and didn’t have any children. However, Courson died on 25th April 1974. The cause of her death was due to the drug overdose. 

Pamela Courson Early Life and Education

Pamela Courson was born on 22nd December 1946, in Weed, California, the United States as Pamela Susan Courson. Her parents were  Columbus “Corky” Courson and  Pearl “Penny” Courson

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Her father was a navy bombardier and later served as a junior high school principal in Villa Park, California. Likewise, her mother was a homemaker and an interior designer. Courson grew up along with her sister Judy Courson.

She belongs to an American nationality. Courson attended the Orange High School in Orange, California. Moreover, Courson graduated from the  Los Angeles City College.

Pamela Courson Career

Pamela Courson has gained a wide recognition for being the girlfriend of popular singer Jim Morrison. Yet, there is no any information about Courson’s career. However, her boyfriend Jim was the lead vocalist of the Doors.

Pamela Courson Relationship with Jim Morrison

Pamela Courson was previously in a relationship with his long-term boyfriend Jim Morrison. The couple met for the first time in 1965 at a lesser-known nightclub called the London Fog on the Sunset Strip. At that time, Couron was still the student of Los Angeles City College.

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Soon after their first encounter the duo fell for each other and began dating. Later in early 1967, Courson and her boyfriend, Jim Morrison moved to a house which was located on a hillside near the Country Store. But the relationship between Courson and Jim was a bit violent.

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They often involved in several loud arguments and repeated infidelities. But despite a violent relationship, the couple always reconciled and used to manage their relationship. Although the lovebirds were together for years, they were never married.

Moreover, they didn’t have any children. Courson and her boyfriend Jim Morrison were together until the death of Jim in 1971. Besides this, there are no any records of Courson’s other relationships and affairs. 

Pamela Courson Cause of Death

Pamela Courson with the height of 1.74 m which is 5 feet 7 inches tall died at the age of 28, on 25th April 1974 at her Los Angeles apartment. The cause of her death is due to the overdose of the drug. Her body was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, California, the United States. 

Pamela Courson Net worth, Salary, Income, Earning

The exact figure of the net worth of Pamela Courson is still under review. However, her boyfriend Jim Morrison had the net worth of $400 thousand which equal to $2.4 million today. Moreover, the total earnings of Morrison’s estate were later divided equally by Morrison and Courson’s parents.