Aileen Getty

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Philanthropist (1957)
Mon Jun 28 2021
By   Selena

Of course, Aileen Getty is known as one of America's wealthiest family member, the Gettys, who made their fortune in the petroleum sector. She is known as the second child of British philanthropist John Paul Getty Jr. and his first wife, Abigail Harris.

Moreover, Getty is known as the former wife of Christopher Edward Wilding, an actor. They were married from 1981 to 1987. Today let's find out further interesting details about Aileen in the following sections. So stick with us. 

Unsuccessful Married To Husband, Christopher Edward Wilding

The granddaughter of the richest men in the world, Aileen Getty was once married to the son of one of the famous women in America. He is Christopher Edward Wilding, who is the son of Elizabeth Taylor, and Michael Wilding.

Photo: Christopher Edward Wilding and Aileen Getty
Source: Getty Images

Getty and Wilding tied the knot on 26 August 1981 at a wedding chapel on Sunset Strip. Their grand wedding ceremony took place in the presence of their loved ones. From their marriage, they shared two sons name 
Caleb Wilding, born in 1983  and Andrew Wilding, born in 1985.

When Getty was diagnosed with HIV from an extramarital affair, Edward Wilding started discussing their divorce. After six years of marriage, he filed for divorce from his wife Aileen in 1987. 

Her Second and Current Marriage

After they divorced, she stated that she had married a young man named Scott Padilla, in 1990 whom she met at her recovery clinic. Her second marriage, however, ended when she was found unconscious after a drug overdose after their honeymoon.

Aileen Getty With Her Sons, Andrew Wilding, Caleb Wilding, and Alexandra Wilding
Caption: Aileen Getty With Her Sons, Andrew Wilding, Caleb Wilding, and Alexandra Wilding
Source: Getty Images

As of now, Getty is in a marital relationship with her current husband Bartolomeo Ruspoli for 16 years. He was born on October 6, 1978, in Rome, Lazio, Italy and is the Brother of Tao Ruspoli. They got married in November 2004 and has kids together. 

On the other hand, Christopher, the Half-brother of Liza Todd, has one son name Lowell Wilding from his past marriage with Margaret Carlton.

What is Aileen Getty Net Worth?

Aileen Getty is an oil heiress and philanthropist who enjoys million dollars net worth in early 2021. She is one of the co-founders of the Sprout restaurant company in Los Angeles, which operates some of the city's most popular eateries.

 HIV Positive, Aileen Getty Is Involved for AIDS awareness Programs With Her Ex Mother In Law, Elizabeth Taylor
Picture: HIV Positive, Aileen Getty Is Involved for AIDS awareness Programs With Her Ex Mother In Law, Elizabeth Taylor
Source: Dame Elizabeth Taylor

 Aileen appeared in the documentary The Battle of Amfar in 2013. Not to mention that she is the founder and president of the Aileen Getty Foundation, which funds AIDS and HIV research, homeless prevention, the art, as well as other humanitarian causes.

On the other hand, the Gettys families are known as the 56th richest family in America, with a total fortune of $5.4 billion.

Bio and Early Life

Aileen Getty was born on 14 July 1957 in the United States. She is the second born child of Jean-Paul Getty II and Abigail Harris. Following their divorced in 1964, she was brought to Italy when she was young.

Getty has four siblings Ariadne Getty, 59, Mark Getty, 60, Tara Gabriel Galaxy Gramophone Getty, 53, and John Paul Getty III, who passed away on 5 February 2011. Further, she is the granddaughter of the founder of Getty Oil Jean Paul Getty, who died on 6 June 1976.

So far, she attended the University of Southern California. But she dropped out of her education. 

 

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