Raquel Welch

​Raquel Welch is a popular American actress and singer. She got so many fans through her role play in Fantastic Voyage in the year 1966. After that, she signed a new contract with 20th Century Fox company. Later, they lent her contract to a British studio. Raquel Welch's unique personality on the film which made her into an icon of the year 1960s and 1970s. 

Raquel Welch Biography

Raquel Welch was born on September 5, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. Armando Carlos- father of Raquel Welch worked as an aeronautical engineer in the year 1911-1976. Later, the family was moved from Illinois to San Deigo, California when she was two years old. Raquel Welch had an habit of going to the Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church every Sunday with her mother. She studied ballet from the age seven to seventeen. She also won beauty titles as Miss Photogenic and Miss cntour at the age of 14. She also acted as a leading role in the science fiction film called Fantastic Voyage in the year 1966.

Raquel Welch Personal Details

Full Name

​Jo Raquel Tejada

Nick name

​Miss Fairest of the Fair, Miss La Jolla


​5 September 1940


​Chicago, Illinois, USA




​Actress, Singer

Zodiac Sign


Marital status


Eye Color

​Dark Brown

Hair Color


Raquel Welch Family Details


Armando Carlos Tejada urquizo


Josephine Sarah Hall


Castillo Tejada (Brother), Gayle Tejada (Younger Sister), James Tejada (Younger Brother)


Richard Palmer (m.1999-2008), Andre Weinfeld (m.1980-1990), Patrick Curtis (m. 1967-1972), James Westley Welch (m.1959-1964)


Tahnee Welch (Daughter), Damon Welch (Son)

Raquel Welch Body Measurements




55 KG

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Cup size


Shoe size

6.5 (US)

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Raquel Welch Images

Raquel Welch Achievements

Raquel Welch won a Golden Globe Award for her Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy in the year 1974 for her performance in The Three Musketeers. In addition, she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Television Film for her acting in the film "Right to Die" which has been released in the year 1987. 

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