Anita Ekberg short bio
Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg was a Swedish-Italian actress, model, and sex symbol. She was born in Malmö, Skåne, the eldest and the sixth of eight children. She was also joining the Miss Sweden contest which she won.
Anita Ekberg Body Measurements Table
|Date of birth||29 September 1931|
|Age||83 years old (died 11 January 2015)|
|Breast Size||36 D
|Height||169 cm (5 feet 7 inches)|
|Weights||130 pounds (59 kg)|
Anita Ekberg Career
Ekberg 1950 Miss Sweden, and thus known to a wider public. A first major success came in 1953 in the films Abbott and Costello Go to Mars and Blood Alley alongside John Wayne and Lauren Bacall. 1956 Anita Ekberg played in war and peace, and got 1959 Blood Alley Golden Globe Award as best young actress. Successfully she was also 1960 with the film Boccaccio 70 and depredations of the Mongols (Austrian. The Mongols) and especially La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) with the famous bathing scene in the Trevi Fountain. In 1963 she was a partner of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin in the Western comedy Four for Texas. After that, they barely played in significant films, the only exception was in 1986 represents Fellini’s Intervista.
Anita Ekberg controversy
She lived most recently in Genzano di Roma. After it had been broken into her house and it burned thereafter, Ekberg was in financial distress. She lived then in a nursing home near Rome and wrote her memoirs. After a hip fracture, she was confined to a wheelchair.
Anita Ekberg dating
From 1956-1959 Anita Ekberg was married to the British actor Anthony Steel and 1963-1975 with the American actor Rik Van Nutter. Both marriages remained childless.
Anita Ekberg net worth
Ekberg died on 11 January 2015 a hospital in Rocca di Papa near Rome after a long illness at the age of 83 years. Some said before she broke, her net worth is reportedly about $10 million dollars.