Raquel Welch is the famous poster girl of the 1960’s, and she’s also the image of a leading female star. She was first recognized for her looks, but as time has passed we have learned that she is more than just that, she is a symbol of strength and talent. She might be 79 years old, but she is not done just yet. Here is an interesting look at her story.
Raquel Welch was born on September 5th, 1940 in Illinois, Chicago. Her father came from Spanish descent whereas her mother came from English descent, and the latter’s ancestors came to America on the Mayflower.
Raquel Welch is noted to have come from royalty of sorts. She is the 21st great granddaughter of King Edward I, but that’s not how she got famous.