Raquel Welch is an American singer, model, and actress who became very popular in the acting and television world right after securing a contract with the 20th Century Fox. It was all because of her exciting role in the 1966 science fiction movie titled “Fantastic Voyage”. She used to be an icon way back in the 1960s and 1970s because of her very unique and gorgeous persona when she appeared on films. Regarding her singing career, she ventured into the music industry way back in the year 1987. For her modeling career, Raquel got the chance to appear in several fashion and men’s magazines such as Men’s Health, Playboy, and Empire.
Raquel Welch was born on September 5, 1940 in the city of Chicago in the US state of Illinois. Her real complete name is Jo Raquel Tejada. Her father used to be an aeronautical engineer, who named Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo. The name of her mother was Josephine Sarah Hall. When she was still a kind, Racquel was always with her mother. And every Sunday, they went together to Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church.
During her high school days, Raquel Welch enrolled in La Jolla High School located in La Jolla in the Californian city of San Diego. In the year 1958, she graduated in that particular educational institution. During college, she enrolled in San Diego State College under her scholarship in drama and studied acting well.
As of 2016, the net worth of Raquel Welch is around $30 million.
Some of the movies where Raquel Welch starred with were A House Is Not a Home (1964), Sex Quartet (1966), Bandolero! (1968), 100 Rifles (1969), Hannie Caulder (1971), The Last of Sheila (1973), The Four Musketeers (1974), Chairman of the Board (1998), Tortilla Soup (2001), Legally Blonde (2001), and Forget About It (2006). Some of her television shows were Bewitched (1964), The Muppet Show (1978), Trouble in Paradise (1989), Torch Song (1993), Central Park West (1996-1997), Jim Brown: All-American (2002), Welcome to The Captain (2008), and CSI: Miami (2012).
- Birth Name: Jo Raquel Tejada
- Nickname: Jo
- Date of Birth: September 5, 1940
- Age: 76
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Weight: 55 kg
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Measurements: 37-24-36
- Father: Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo
- Mother: Josephine Sarah Hall
- Marital Status: Separated
- Spouse: Richard Palmer
- Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
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