Raquel Welch Biography
|Date of Birth:||1940 , September-5|
|Age:||79 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Raquel Welch|
|Father||Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo|
|Mother||Josephine Sarah Hall|
|Birth Place/City||Chicago, Illinois|
|Working For||Movies and TV shows|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Weight in KG||118 pounds (54 kg)|
|Famous for||Actress, singer|
|Married to||James Welch (m. 1959; div. 1964) Patrick Curtis (m. 1967; div. 1972) André Weinfeld (m. 1980; div. 1990) Richard Palmer (m. 1999; separated 2008)|
|Movies||House of Versace|
|TV Show||CSI: Miami|
|Books||Raquel: Beyond the Cleavage|
Raquel Welch, an American actress, is known for her role in Fantastic Voyage (1966). She has enacted in various movies and TV series including Bedazzled, 100 Rifles, and CSI: Miami.
Raquel, aged 77, appeared in the film How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) alongside Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Raphael Alejandro, Kristen Bell, and other Hollywood stars.
Early Life And Education Of Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch was born on 5th of September, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, under the birth sign Virgo. She was born to her father, Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo, who was an aeronautical engineer and her mother, Josephine Sarah.
She has a younger brother and a younger sister. Raquel Welch visited Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church every Sunday with her mother during her childhood.
Raquel Welch started to study ballet at the early age of seven. But after her instructor suggested that she didn’t have a bright future, she gave it up at the age of seventeen.
At the early age of 14, she had already won a beauty title as Miss Photogenic, Miss Contour. After moving to California, her parents divorced.
Raquel Welch's Career And Path
Raquel Welch initially took classes at San Diego State College. She also won several parts in local theater productions. She won a scholarship in drama while she was seeking an acting career. She played in the title role in Ramona Pageant.
She also was offered the job of weather forecaster at KMFB, a television station. Raquel Welch has such a demanding working schedule that she quit her school. She started modeling after she got separated from James Welch.
Raquel Welch depicted a phenomenal performance in the television drama Right to Die (1987) for which she was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award. She shared a screen along with Ed O'Neill, Michael Gross, and Bonnie Bartlett.
She couldn’t win then but later in 1974, Raquel Welch won the award for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for The Three Musketeers. In 2017, she appeared in the mini TV series Date My Dad.
She was selected as the newest face of MAC cosmetics beauty icon series in January 2007. She also has written books related to fitness and health.
Moreover, Raquel Welch has also performed in a one-woman nightclub act in Las Vegas. She has starred on Broadway in Woman of the Year. Raquel was praised for following Lauren Bacall in the title role.
Raquel Welch's Net Worth and Body Measurements
Rachel's current net worth is estimated to be of around $30 million accumulated from her earning as an actor and a pop culture icon. She sold her Beverly Hills mansion valued at $5.6 million in May 2017. She currently resides in Illinois, Chicago with her young aged children.
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Raquel Welch's Personal Life
Raquel Welch is currently unmarried. She married with four men but could not make a long-lasting relationship with anyone.
Raquel Welch first married her high school boyfriend, James Welch after getting pregnant with him. They married in the year 1959 and gave birth to two children together- Damon Welch and Tahnee Welch. Unfortunately, she separated from her husband James in 1962 and after two years she divorced him.
Then, she married film producer Patrick Curtis in 1967. Her second husband was producer Patrick Curtis with whom she got divorced in 1972. Again, she married Andre Weinfeld from (1980-1990).
After failing three marriages, Raquel Welch married fourth times with Richard Palmer in 1999. However, she also could not maintain a longterm relationship with him and divorced in 2008.
Raquel Welch's Body Measurements
- Raquel Welch's height: she has a height of 5' 5" (1.68m).
- Birth Name: Jo Raquel Tejada
- Weight: 64 kg
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Brown
- Age: As of 2019, she is 78 years old.