Bettie Page Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography, Family, Boyfriends

Bettie Page Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography, Family, Boyfriends
Bettie Page Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5½ in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth April 22, 1923
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Date of Death December 11, 2008

Bettie Page was an American model and actor who rose to popularity in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. She posed for dozens of photographers throughout the 1950s and became “Miss January 1955”, one of the earliest ‘Playmates of the Month’ for Playboy magazine.

Born Name

Bettie Mae Page

Nick Names

The Girl with the Perfect Figure, The Notorious Bettie Page, The Queen of Curves, The Dark Angel

Bettie Page smiling for the camera
Bettie Page smiling for the camera (CMG Worldwide / CMG Worldwide / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Age

She was born on April 22, 1923.

Died

On December 11, 2008, she passed away following a heart attack at the age of 85 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Resting Place

Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Residence

She resided in California in her early adult years before moving to New York City.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Bettie Page studied at Hume-Fogg High School and was voted “Girl Most Likely to Succeed”. Page graduated as the salutatorian of her high school class with a scholarship on June 6, 1940, and then got enrolled at George Peabody College (later part of Vanderbilt University), with the intention of becoming a teacher. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1944.

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Occupation

Model, Actor

Family

  • Father – Walter Roy Page
  • Mother – Edna Mae (Pirtle)
  • Siblings – Jack Page (Brother), Joyce Wallace (Sister). Bettie had 3 more siblings.
  • Others – John Benton Page (Paternal Grandfather), Emily Corilla Pardue (Paternal Grandmother), Ewing Wesley Pirtle (Maternal Grandfather), Liza/Eliza Jennie Pugh (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Bettie Page signed with Mark Roesler and his Curtis Management Group (later CMG Worldwide) in 1993.

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth had been $20 Million.

Build

Voluptuous

Bettie Page as seen while posing for a picture
Bettie Page as seen while posing for a picture (Pierre Tourigny / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 5½ in or 166.5 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bettie Page had dated –

  1. William E. Neal (1943-1947)​
  2. Carlos Garcia Arrese (1946-1948) – She was romantically involved with Carlos Garcia Arrese between 1946 and 1948.
  3. Richard Arbib – Bettie went out with industrial designer Richard Arbib in the 1950s.
  4. Jerry Tibbs (1950) – It was RUMORed that she had an encounter with NYPD Officer Jerry Tibbs in 1950. She met him while walking along the Coney Island shore and he was the one who suggested she would be a good pin-up model.
  5. Charles West (1952-1953) – She was involved with advisor Charles West from 1952 to 1953.
  6. Sammy Davis Jr. (1952) – Actor Sammy Davis Jr. hooked up with Page in 1952.
  7. Armond Walterson (1958-1963)​ – On November 6, 1958, she got married to Armond Walterson and they divorced on October 10, 1963.
  8. Harry Lear (1966-1972) – She married Harry Lear on February 14, 1966, and this marriage also ended in divorce on January 18, 1972.
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Race / Ethnicity

White

Bettie Page was of English, Scottish, Irish, German, and French descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Shoulder-to-armpit-length hair with short bangs
  • Curvy physique
  • Sparkling eyes

Religion

She converted to evangelical Christianity in 1959 and studied at Bible colleges in Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon, with the intention of becoming a missionary.

Bettie Page as seen while posing for the camera
Bettie Page as seen while posing for the camera (Heroearaucano1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Bettie Page Favorite Things

  • Female Actor Of All Time – Bette Davis in Dark Victory (1939)

Source – IMDb

Bettie Page Facts

  1. Her parents divorced when she was 10 years old.
  2. She was the 2nd of 6 children born to her parents.
  3. Facing difficulty in caring for her children, her mother placed Page, at 10, and her two sisters in a Protestant orphanage for a year.
  4. Bettie Page stated that her father started s*xually abusing her when she was 13 years old.
  5. In 2008, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner stated to the Associated Press, “I think that she was a remarkable lady, an iconic figure in pop culture who influenced s*xuality, taste in fashion, someone who had a tremendous impact on our society.”
  6. A minor planet 184784 is named for her.
  7. Bettie Page played the guitar and the piano.

Featured Image by CMG Worldwide / CMG Worldwide / CC BY-SA 3.0

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