Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch

American actress (1940–2023)
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Jo Raquel Welch (née Tejada) (September 5, 1940 – February 15, 2023) was an American actress and model.

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Raquel Welch was born on Thursday, 5 September 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Her full name at birth was Jo Raquel Tejada. She was best known as an actress. Welch's country of citizenship (nationality) was American. She died on Wednesday, 15 February 2023 in Los Angeles, California, USA at the age of 82. Raquel attended high school at La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California, USA. For university, she studied at San Diego State College. Her religion is listed as Roman Catholic. She was 5' 6" (168 cm) tall and weighed 128 lbs (58 kg) with a voluptuous build. She had dark brown eyes and light brown hair (color). Her net worth was reported to be $30,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign was Virgo.

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Full name at birth
Jo Raquel Tejada
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Claim to fame
her roles as Cora Peterson in the 1966 science fiction adventure film Fantastic Voyage, Loana in the 1966 adventure fantasy film One Million Years B.C., Fathom Harvill in the 1967 spy comedy film Fathom, Lust/Lilian Lust in the 1967 comedy DeLuxe Color film Bedazzled, Maria Stoner in the 1968 Western film Bandolero!, Myra Breckinridge in the 1970 comedy film Myra Breckinridge, and Constance Bonacieux in the 1973 swashbuckler film The Three Musketeers and its 1974 sequel film The Four Musketeers
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Date of birth
5 September 1940
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Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Date of death
15 February 2023
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Age
82 (age at death)
Place of death
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Cardiac arrest, following a secret battle with Alzheimer's disease
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Occupation
Actress, singer, model, businesswoman
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 6" (168 cm)
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Weight
128 lbs (58 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Center-parted, neck-length hair
  • Curvaceous figure
  • Charming smile
  • Radiant face
  • A husky, deep voice
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4
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Shoe size
8
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Net worth
$30,000,000 USD
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High school
La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California, USA
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University
San Diego State College
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My father was a perfectionist. We had to hop to everything and have marvelous table manners. I could only wear navy blue and gray and white. He wanted me to be interested in tennis and horses just like a little princess, but I couldn`t stand such things.
  • She was placed at number 2 on Men’s Health magazine’s 2011 list of ‘Hottest Women of All Time’ and number 3 on Playboy magazine’s list of ‘100 S*xiest Stars of the Twentieth Century’.
  • She was named after her paternal grandmother, Raquel Urquizo.
  • While at La Jolla High School, she had won the titles of ‘Miss La Jolla’, ‘Miss San Diego’ and ‘Maid of California’.
  • She underwent training in ballet dancing from the age of 7 to 17 but had to give up the pursuit after her instructor told her that she had not developed the perfect figure for it.
  • Born in Chicago, Raquel’s family moved to San Diego, California when she was 2 years old.

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