Raquel Welch Bio

(Actress, Singer)

Raquel Welch is an American actress, singer. Raquel is a mother of two kids from her previous affair.

Relationship Statistics of Raquel Welch

What is Raquel Welch marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Raquel Welch have ? (name):Two (Tahnee Welch, Damon Welch)
Is Raquel Welch having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Raquel Welch lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Raquel Welch married James Welch, her high school sweetheart on May 8, 1959. However, they soon separated and divorced in 1964. In 1967, she married producer Patrick Curtis and the pair divorced him in 1972.

Additionally, she was also married to André Weinfeld for 10 years from 1980 to 1990. She wed Richard Palmer in 1999 but the relationship came to an end and she separated from him in 2008.

Welch has two children: Tahnee Welch, and Damon Welch from her first marriage.

Who is Raquel Welch?

Raquel Welch is an American actress and singer.

People mostly recognize her from her roles in ‘Fantastic Voyage’, ‘Bedazzled’, ‘Bandolero!’, and ‘100 Rifles’.

Additionally, she is also a spokeswoman for Foster Grant’s reading glasses campaign.

Raquel Welch’s Early Life, Childhood, Education

Welch was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 5, 1940, to parents Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo and Josephine Sarah Hall.

Her father was an aeronautical engineer and her mother was a daughter of architect Emery Stanford Hall.

Her parents divorced when she finished her school years. She became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years.

She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Bolivian and English.

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Talking about her education, Welch attended La Jolla High School. Additionally, she also entered San Diego State College on a theater arts scholarship.

Raquel Welch’s Career, Profession

Welch initially worked as a weather forecaster at KFMB. Additionally, she played a call girl in the movie ‘A House Is Not a Home’ in 1964. She also portrayed the role of Saloon Girl in the TV series ‘The Virginian’.

In 1964, she also appeared in ‘McHale’s Navy’, ‘Bewitched’, ‘Roustabout’, and ‘The Rogues’. In addition, Welch also had roles in ‘Wendy and Me’.

Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 65 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Welch has appeared in are ‘Date My Dad’, ‘How to Be a Latin Lover’, ‘The Ultimate Legacy’, ‘House of Versace’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘Welcome to the Captain’, ‘Forget About It’, ‘8 Simple Rules’, ‘American Family’, ‘Legally Blonde’, ‘Tortilla Soup’, ‘Spin City’, ‘Chairman of the Board’, ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’, ‘Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child’, ‘Torch Song’, and ‘The Legend of Walks Far Woman’ among others.

Additionally, Welch also has two credits as a producer. Apart from her acting career, she has also performed in a one-woman nightclub musical act in Las Vegas. She is considered a sex symbol in the world of Hollywood.


Welch won the Golden Globe Award in 1975 for her performance in ‘The Three Musketeers’. Additionally, she has also garnered the Golden Laurel Award nominations. All in all, she has 4 wins and 6 nominations to her name.

Raquel Welch’s Salary, Net Worth

Welch has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 30 million at present.

Raquel Welch’s Rumors and Controversy

Welch became part of several controversies due to her notorious backstage feud with Mae West. Additionally, several of her movies are termed controversial.

Her frequent failed marriage has also received criticism over the years. Furthermore, she also became part of another controversy due to her feud with Kim Kardashian. At present, there are no rumors concerning Welch and her career.

Raquel Welch’s Body Measurements

Talking about her body measurement, Welch has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). Additionally, she weighs around 54 kg. She has a measurement of 37-24-36 inches (94-61-91 cm). Furthermore, her hair color is light brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Raquel Welch’s Social Media

Welch is active over the social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 13k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 20k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 68k followers.


Also read the bios of Tahnee Welch, Damon Welch

References: (therichest, ethnicelebs)

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