This sexy English actress was one of the most iconic women in classic Hollywood, and Elizabeth Taylor has left a legacy that aspiring female performers would like to follow. Let us take a look at the life and love of this legendary celebrity.
Born in London, this beautiful brunette came from a prominent family. They moved to the United States in 1939, and Elizabeth Taylor decided to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles. She first signed a contract with Universal Pictures then Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. There, she gained recognition from films like National Velvet, Father of the Bride, A Place in the Sun.
Despite her success, the hot celebrity wanted to end her career prematurely because of her assigned roles. Fortunately, she continued her path, appearing on critically acclaimed movies like Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Suddenly, Last Summer. Only 28 years old, the talented star had already won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.
Compared to her success on the big screen, Elizabeth Taylor had a challenging time with her romantic life. She has been married eight times, and all these relationships garnered criticism and public disapproval. Her first marriage happened when the actress was only 18 years old, with the couple divorcing a mere eight months later.
Her previous partners included William Pawley Jr., Michael Wilding, Mike Todd, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton, John Warner, Anthony Geary, Victor Luna, and Dennis Stein. She maintained an amicable relationship with her last husband, Larry Fortensky, and left him nearly a million dollars in her will.
Apart from acting, the media also considered this stunning woman as a fashion icon. Many of her on-set costumes became popular, and auctioneers sold off her extensive jewelry and fashion collection for an astronomical price. With her generous boobs and ass, Elizabeth Taylor’s stunning hourglass figure made her the envy of many women.
True to form, Elizabeth Taylor used her celebrity status to advocate for causes like HIV/AIDS. The lovely actress raised millions and participated in philanthropic work. She received several accolades like the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the GLAAD Vanguard Award, and the GLAAD Vanguard Award. In 2000, the Order of the British Empire granted her the honorary title, Dame Commander.
Regardless of her scandals, Elizabeth Taylor has a legacy that will live on in many people worldwide, especially in the LGBT community. The gorgeous brunette had a whopping net worth of 600 million dollars at the time of her death. If you would like to relive Elizabeth Taylor’s glory days, feel free to check out our collection of bikini photos of this sultry star.