Anita Ekberg Net Worth

Anita Ekberg Net Worth is
$10 Million

Anita Ekberg Biography

Among the six finalists, though, she was awarded a agreement with Common Studios. Born on September 29, 1931 as Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg, she actually is widely seen as a sex symbol. In 1950, Ekberg competed the Miss Universe pageant, but didn’t earn.Anita Ekberg net worthy of: Anita Ekberg is a Swedish celebrity and model who includes a net worthy of of $10 million dollars. Ekberg retired from performing in 2002 after a career lasting a lot more than 50 years. As a model, Ekberg was a significant 1950s pin-up young lady before she were able to break right into the film market. She lately was surviving in Genzano di Roma. Ekberg offers been in comparison to Marilyn Monroe. She made an appearance in Battle and Peace (1956), Back again From Eternity (1956), Paris Vacation (1958), Boccaccio ’70 (1962), 4 for Texas (1963), and Intervista (1987). Ekberg was wedded to actor Anthony Metal—most widely known for his part 1950 British battle film The Wooden Equine —from 1956 to 1959. She was wedded to Rik Van Nutter—most widely known for his portrayal of James Relationship personality Felix Leiter in the 1965 film Thunderball —from 1963 to 1975. She appeared in the 1953 film Abbott and Costello Head to Mars. Ekberg spent some time working with celebrities such as John Wayne, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Mel Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Bob Wish and Frank Sinatra.

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Quick Facts

Full NameAnita Ekberg
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 29, 1931
DiedJanuary 11, 2015, Rocca di Papa, Italy
Height1.69 m
ProfessionActor, Fashion Model
SpouseRik Van Nutter, Anthony Steel
ParentsGustav Ekberg, Alva Ekberg
AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress
MoviesLa Dolce Vita, 4 for Texas, Blood Alley, Back from Eternity, War and Peace, Zarak, Boccaccio '70, Call Me Bwana, Artists and Models, Way...Way Out, Screaming Mimi, Killer Nun, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars, The Alphabet Murders, Bámbola, Woman Times Seven, The Man Inside, Paris Holiday, Man in the Vault, Sign of Rome, Gold of the Amazon Women, Malenka, Interpol, The French Sex Murders, Pardon, Are You For or Against?, If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium, S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert, La sfinge d'oro, Fatty Girl Goes to New York, The Mongols, Northeast of Seoul, How I Learned to Love Women, Death Knocks Twice, The Red Dwarf, Valerie, The Cobra, The Dam on the Yellow River, Cattive ragazze, Little Girls and High Finance, Three Etc.'s and the Colonel, Ambrogio
TV ShowsCasablanca (1955)

Interesting Facts

1 Retired from acting in 2002 after 50 years in the motion picture industry.
2 Celebrity spokesperson for Foster Grant sunglasses during the 1960s.
3 Was engaged in a long-running personal feud with fellow starlet Cleo Moore.
4 Was mentioned in the song "High School Confidential" by the Canadian New Wave group Rough Trade.
5 Was mentioned in the song "I Shall Be Free" by Bob Dylan on his 1963 album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan".
6 Is one of five Swedish actresses to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award. The others are Ingrid Bergman, Lena Olin, Ann-Margret and Rebecca Ferguson.
7 Was considered for the role of Honey Rider in the first James Bond film Dr. No (1962), which went to Ursula Andress. Ekberg later co-starred with Andress in the Western comedy 4 for Texas (1963).
8 Had not lived in Sweden since the early 1950s and rarely visited the country. She had welcomed Swedish journalists in her house outside Rome, and in 2005, appeared on the radio program "Sommar", talking about her life. She stated in an interview that she would not move back to Sweden before her death, since she would be buried there. Ekberg said that the Swedish people and media have not appreciated her sufficiently; nevertheless, her personal and radio appearances have been popular in Sweden.
9 In December 2011, Ekberg was destitute following three months in a hospital with a broken thigh in Rimini, during which her home was robbed of jewelry and furniture, and her villa was badly damaged in a fire. She applied for help from the Fellini Foundation, which also found itself in difficult financial straits.
10 On July 19, 2009, she was admitted to the San Giovanni Hospital in Rome, after falling ill in her home in Genzano, according to a medical official in its neurosurgery department. Despite her condition not being considered serious, Ekberg was put under observation in the facility.
11 Had a long involvement with Tyrone Power that began when she was uncredited in his film The Mississippi Gambler (1953). She was involved with him during his subsequent tour of "John Brown's Body" and showed up in New York while he was filming The Eddy Duchin Story (1956). At one point, he took her to Cincinnati with him to meet his family. This all took place while he was married to Linda Christian. Christian describes the affair, but never mentions Ekberg's name, in her autobiography.
12 Best known by the public for her role as Sylvia Rank in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960), which features the famous scene of her cavorting in Rome's Trevi Fountain, clad in a black gown with a plunging neckline.
13 Returned to Sweden in 1964 to appear in her first Swedish movie, Bo Widerberg's Kärlek 65 (1965), but canceled her appearance because, she said, "Widerberg was such an amateur!".
14 Was up for the lead role in the short-lived television series Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955) before her contract was bought out by John Wayne's production company Batjac Productions.
15 Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#98) (1995).
16 Miss Sweden 1950 and 1955 Deb Star.


1 Seductive deep voice
2 Voluptuous figure
3 Cat-like blue eyes
4 Platinum blonde hair


1 I don't know if paradise or hell exists, but I'm sure hell is more groovy.
2 I was lonely, but I have no regrets. I have loved, cried, been mad with happiness. I have won and I have lost.
3 If you want "la dolce vita", it is how you look at life. When I go back to Rome, my roses will be in bloom again.
4 They would like to keep up the story that [Federico Fellini] made me famous, Fellini discovered me. So many have said they discovered me.
5 When you're born beautiful, it helps you start in the business. But then it becomes a handicap.
6 I'm very much bigger than I was, so what? It's not really fatness, it's development.
7 I'm very proud of my breasts, as every woman should be. It's not cellular obesity, it's womanliness.
8 How can I know who's PM or in government in Sweden? It's been 40 years since I moved abroad! Oh!


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Capri Legend Award Capri, Hollywood
1956 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Most Promising Newcomer - Female Blood Alley (1955)



Boccaccio '70 1962 Anita (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio")
The Mongols 1961 Hulina
A porte chiuse 1961 Olga Duvovich
Little Girls and High Finance 1960
Le tre eccetera del colonnello 1960 Georgina
The Dam on the Yellow River 1960 Miss Dorothy Simmons
La Dolce Vita 1960 Sylvia
Sheba and the Gladiator 1959 Zenobia, Queen of Palmira
The Man Inside 1958 Trudie Hall
Screaming Mimi 1958 Virginia Wilson / Yolanda Lange
Paris Holiday 1958 Zara
Valerie 1957 Valerie Horvat
Pickup Alley 1957 Gina Broger
Zarak 1956 Salma
Man in the Vault 1956 Flo Randall
Hollywood or Bust 1956 Actress Anita
Back from Eternity 1956 Rena
War and Peace 1956 Helene Kuragina
Artists and Models 1955 Anita
Blood Alley 1955 Wei Ling
Casablanca 1955 TV Series Katrina Jorgenson
Private Secretary 1953 TV Series The Hubby Killer
The Golden Blade 1953 Handmaiden (uncredited)
Take Me to Town 1953 Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars 1953 Venusian Guard
The Mississippi Gambler 1953 Maid of Honor (uncredited)
Il bello delle donne 2002 TV Series Ingrid
Le nain rouge 1998 Paola Bendoni
Bámbola 1996 Mamma Greta
La signora della citt 1996 TV Movie
Cattive ragazze 1992 Milli
Ambrogio 1992 Clarice
Il conte Max 1991 Marika
Quando ancora non c'erano i Beatles 1988 TV Mini-Series La pianista
Dolce pelle di Angela 1986 Signora Rocchi
Cicciabomba 1982 Baronessa Judith von Kemp
S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert 1980 Dr. Else Biebling
Suor Omicidi 1979 Sister Gertrude
Gold of the Amazon Women 1979 TV Movie Queen Na-Eela
Valley of the Dancing Widows 1975 scenes deleted
Anno Schmidt 1974 Short
Northeast of Seoul 1972 Katherine
Deadly Trackers 1972 Jane
The French Sex Murders 1972 Madame Colette
Quella chiara notte d'ottobre 1970 as Anita Edberg
Il debito coniugale 1970 Ines
Il divorzio 1970 Flavia
The Blonde Connection 1969 Sophia Ferretti
A Candidate for a Killing 1969 Jacqueline Monnard
Fangs of the Living Dead 1969 Malenka / Sylvia Morel
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 Performer
Crónica de un atraco 1968 Bessie
Woman Times Seven 1967 Claudie (segment "Snow")
The Glass Sphinx 1967 Paulette
The Cobra 1967 Lou
Scusi, lei è favorevole o contrario? 1966 Baroness Olga
Way... Way Out 1966 Anna Soblova
Come imparai ad amare le donne 1966 Margaret Joyce
The Alphabet Murders 1965 Amanda Beatrice Cross
Das Liebeskarussell 1965 Lolita Young
Love Factory 1964 Alberchiaria
4 for Texas 1963 Elya Carlson
Call Me Bwana 1963 Luba


Lost in Translation 2003 film clip: "La Dolce vita" courtesy of - as Ms. Anita Ekberg


Edición Especial Coleccionista 2015 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
Omaggio a Roma 2009 Short grateful thanks


Gomorron 2010 TV Series Herself
Noi che abbiamo fatto la dolce vita 2009 Documentary Herself
Ken Adam's Production Films: Thunderball 2006 Video documentary short Herself
My Dolce Vita 2003 Video documentary short Herself
Federico Fellini - Mit den Augen der Anderen 2003 Documentary
The Magic of Fellini 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Barrymore 2000 TV Series Herself
Blondes: Anita Ekberg 1999 TV Movie Herself
Speciale mastroianni - il fascino della normalit 1996 TV Movie documentary Herself
Tal cual 1993 TV Series Herself
La parada 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
Intervista 1987 Herself
Àngel Casas Show 1985 TV Series Herself - Guest
Zoom su Fellini 1983 TV Series documentary Herself
Champs-Elysées 1982 TV Series Herself
Gäst hos Hagge 1982 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Clowns 1970 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Bob Hope Show 1958-1966 TV Series Herself
Here's Hollywood 1961 TV Series Herself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 1956-1959 TV Series Herself - Singer / Herself - Snow White / Herself - Guest
The 30th Annual Academy Awards 1958 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Music Awards
What's My Line? 1958 TV Series Herself - Mystery Guest
Person to Person 1956 TV Series documentary Herself
Film Fanfare 1956 TV Series Herself
Frankie Laine Time 1956 TV Series Herself
The Colgate Comedy Hour 1955 TV Series Herself - Actress

Archive Footage

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 TV Special Herself - In Memoriam
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - Actress (In Memoriam)
Elsa & Fred 2014 Sylvia (uncredited)
Becoming Anita Ekberg 2014 Documentary short Herself
Arena 2012 TV Series documentary
1960 2010 Documentary Herself
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape 2010 Documentary Herself
Il était une fois... 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
Ban the Sadist Videos! 2005 Video documentary Herself
Elsa y Fred 2005 Sylvia (uncredited)
Federico Fellini - un autoritratto ritrovato 2000 Documentary Herself
The 1950's: Music, Memories & Milestones 1988 Video documentary Herself
Sixty Years of Seduction 1981 TV Movie documentary
Kolossal - i magnifici Macisti 1977 Documentary Zenobia, Queen of Palmira (as A. Ekberg)
Bob Hope's World of Comedy 1976 TV Movie Herself
The Love Goddesses 1965 Documentary Herself
Lykke og krone 1962 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
Zwischen Glück und Krone 1959 Documentary Herself

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