Raquel Welch short bio
Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada) is an American actress and singer who was born under Virgo sun sign in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo who was worked as aeronautical engineer and her mother is Josephine Sarah. She shows her interest in ballet since very young. Welch also had won the title of Miss Fairest of the Fair at the San Diego County Fair while attending La Jolla High School.
Raquel Welch Measurements Table
|Date of birth||September 5, 1940|
|Age||75 years old|
|Height||168 cm (5 feet 6 inches)|
|Weights||118 pounds (54 kg)|
Raquel Welch career
Welch in 1963 discovered by the press agency Patrick Curtis. He founded the company with her Curtwell Enterprises. The agent took their marketing and gave her a film contract with 20th Century Fox. In 1964 she got a first small role in the musical film Roustabout with Elvis Presley. Soon after, Welch gained worldwide popularity through the strip One Million Years BC, where she took part in a skimpy fur bikini. From 1967 to 1972 she was married to Patrick Curtis. On it was followed by the spouse Andre Weinfeld (1980-1990) and the restorer Richard Palmer (1999-2003). Raquel Welch was in the 1960s and 1970s, one of the biggest sex symbols of European and American cinema. In the late 1970s she retired from the film business. In 1979 she was seen in the Playboy. In the 1980s she gave aerobics classes on video, which sold very well. In 1982, she tried with moderate success as a musical performer on Broadway. Successful it was in the 1990s with the production of Victor / Victoria after the eponymous film comedy.
Raquel Welch controversy
Raquel Welch known with her sexy image and also sex symbol in her era. She also known widely had been pregnant in her teenage.
Raquel Welch dating
A year after graduating from high school, Raquel Welch pregnant and then decide to married to her high school sweetheart, James Welch on May 8, 1959. They have two children but later divorce in 1964. She then dated and married to producer Patrick Curtis in 1966 and divorced him in 1972. She then remarried to André Weinfeld in 1980 but then divorce in 1990. Welch remarried again to Richard Palmer in 1999 but then separated from him in 2008.
Raquel Welch net worth
Beside an actress, Raquel Welch is also businesswoman too. She has The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program book and videos. It then making her net worth mounted on $30 million.