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Relationship Facts of Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE is married to Percy Gibson, 2002.
She is mother of Three (Tara Newley, Alexader Newley, Katyana Kass).
Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE?

Dame Joan today is happily married to Percy Gibson.

Her first marriage to Maxwell Reed from 1952 till 1956 ended when Reed betrayed his marriage vows. He attempted to sell her to an Arab Sheikh for a night.

Thereafter Dame Joan married Anthony Newley in 1963 and had two children.  In 1971 they divorced and from 1972-1983 Dame Joan was married to Ronald S. Kass.

Next, her marriage to Peter Holm 1985-1987 too ended in divorce.

Dame Joan married Percy Gibson in 2002 and they couldn’t be happier. The married couple sometimes resides in England, the United States or in France.

Who is Dame Joan Henrietta Collins?

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE- is an English British Empire Dame Commander, actress, author, producer, patron, fashion and accessory designer, model, and singer. She debuted in A Doll’s House, an Henrik Ibsen play at the age of nine.

At the age of sixteen, she trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and at the age of 17, she was signed up to Rank Organization.

Her highly publicized break as a juvenile delinquent in I Believe in You (1952) earned her the nickname “British Bad Girl”. She also appeared in plays including The Seventh Veil.

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins
Caption: Dame Joan Henrietta Collins’s gorgeous looks (Source: Super Stars Bio)

The Land of the Pharaohs was Dame Joan’s first international production with Warner Brothers. Thereafter 20th Century Fox signed her up for seven years.

She starred in television movies like Future Cop, and Baretta and then in 1981, Dynasty happened and made her a superstar.

Next, she will appear in the 2019 episode of the Hawaii Five-O series.

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE: Age, Parents, Siblings

A Gemini, Dame Joan Collins DBE, was born Joan Henrietta Collins on 23 May 1933 in Paddington, London, England, UK. She was brought up in Maida Vale and educated at Francis Holland School, London.

She is the daughter of Joseph William Collins (1902-1988) and Elsa Collins (1902-62), a talent agent and a dance teacher. Her mother is British and her father, a native of South Africa of Jewish ancestry.

Dame Joan was so very pretty as a baby that mom Elsa hung a sign with a warning “Do Not Kiss” on her stroller! During the war, her family suffered the ravages of the II World War like all the rest of Europe.

Dame Joan now has three children of her own and three grandchildren too.

Her two siblings are writer Jackie Collins (1937-2015), and Bill (1946), a property agent.

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE: Career

Dame Joan’s first movie was the 1951 Lady Godiva Rides Again. Between movies, she appeared on TV, fashion shoots, and commercials for the next three decades.


Then an audition in 1981 for Aaron Spelling’s prime-time TV drama Dynasty, catapulted her into the role of Alexis Carrington Colby. The demure Dame Joan now metamorphoses into the vengeful, scheming ex-wife of patriarch Blake Carrington as portrayed by John Forsythe.

In the role of Alexis, Dame Joan made it fashionable for a rich, beautiful, vivacious, and desirable woman to be oh-so-cold, calculating, and outright domineering. Never has any other actress so totally and skillfully encompassed the varied persona of a supposedly wronged woman.

Since then women all over are more than proud to express their ‘cattiness’ a la Dame Joan.

As a singer Dame Joan is remembered as Crystal in the 2016 episode of Benidorm when she sings ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’.

Dame Joan Collins: Recognition, Awards, Nominations

  • 1997, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II conferred upon her the Officer of the Order of the British Empire
  • December 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded her Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • March 2015, Royal Prince Charles bestowed upon her the Commander of the Order of the British Empire, DBE

As such, she may be addressed, as Dame Joan. Her net worth amounts today to $30 million.

Some more Awards and Nominations:

She was nominated six times for the Golden Globe Awards for Dynasty, finally winning one in 1983 along with an Emmy. Here are some more awards:

1957: Star of Tomorrow

1982: Hollywood Women’s Press Club

1983: Golden Globe

1999: Millennium Award of Achievement, Golden Camera Film Council

2015: Freedom of the City of London Award

2016: Arts for India, Lifetime Achievement Award

2017: The Global Gift Philanthropist Award

2018:Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award to Joan Collins

Dame Joan Collins: Rumors

When she was a Hollywood regular driving her signature-pink Thunderbird, her admirers were the leading men of the industry, including Dennis Hopper, Harry Belafonte, and Warren Beatty.

Her first memoir Past Imperfect detailing her life in glitzy Hollywood was a bestseller.

London apartment of Dame Joan Collins partly gutted in the fire!

Actress Dame Joan Collins owns a flat in Central London and when it caught fire, she had to flee the property. She is thankful to her husband Percy Gibson and the London Fire Brigade for extinguishing the fire. Read More…

Body Measurements, Social Media

She has beautiful green eyes and auburn hair. She is svelte 5.6” tall with body measurement 36-24-35 weighing 64kg only.

She has 163.2k followers on Instagram and 168.7k followers on Twitter.

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