Farrah Fawcett

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American actress, fashion model and artist. (1947)
Tue Jun 16 2020
By   Selena

Farrah Fawcett, a late American actress, fashion model, and artist, who landed in the film industry in 1968 at the age of 21 by signing a $ 350-week contract with Screen Gems. She gained fame for her character as Jill Monroe on American crime drama TV series Charlie's Angels from 1976–1980. She is a five-time nominee for the Primetime Emmy Award, and a six-time nominee for the Golden Globe Award.

Farrah Leni Fawcett was born on February 2, 1947, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the youngest daughter of the homemaker mother,  Pauline Alice (1914–2005), and oil field contractor, father, James William Fawcett (1917–2010). Further, she had two siblings including Diane Fawcett Walls (1938–2001).

Who Was Farrah Fawcett's Husband?

Well, The Six Million Dollar Man star had been married once in her entire life. In the late 1960s, she started dating a Lee Majors, whom she married from 1973 to 1982. But, they had no offsprings from their nine-year of marriage. 

The Wedding Photo of Farrah Fawcett With Lee Majors
Caption: The Wedding Photo of Farrah Fawcett With Lee Majors
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Following the divorce, the iconic Playboy model began dating actor and notorious womanizer Ryan O'Neal, with whom she had a son, Redmond James Fawcett O'Neal, in 1985. However, after she caught him in bed with actress Leslie Stefanson in 1997 the pair ended their love affair.

 Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal
Image: Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal
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After splitting with O'Neal in 1997, she became romantically involved with Canadian filmmaker James Orr from  1997 to 1998. Orr was arrested and charged in January 1998 for physically attacking Fawcett during a fight in 1998. Then, in 1998, she began a new relationship with Greg Lott, a former UT classmate.

 Farrah Fawcett with Football star Greg Lott
Photo: Farrah Fawcett with Football star Greg Lott 
Source: Daily Mail

Gregg says they rekindled their love and had a "loving romance" before she died in 2009. He said Ryan kept him from seeing Fawcett in her final moments. "He kept me from seeing the love of my life until she died," he told sources. She left nothing to Ryan in Fawcett's living trust but left $100,000 for Lott.

Had Million Dollars Net Worth

Farrah Fawcett had an impressive net worth of $20 million at the time of her death in 2009. She made that heavy amount throughout her nearly four-decade of professional career as an actress and artist. Until her death, she had starred in many TV series and movies as well as. Similarly, Lizzy Caplan and Loni Anderson are famous artists who earned a huge amount from their acting gigs.

The late actress who is 1.68 m tall, earned $10,000 per episode of Charlie's Angels Show. After adjusting for inflation, that is the same as around $490,000 now. In the same year, Farrah made $400,000 from her poster in royalties. That's more like $1.8 million.

Before her death, Fawcett left all of her artwork to the University of Texas and Farrah Fawcett Foundation with some assets. But, she left most of her personal wealth, to her son Redmond, $4.5 million. She also left $500,000 to her father James, $500,000 to her nephew Gregory Walls and her college boyfriend Gregory $100,000.

How Old Was Farrah at The Time of Death?

A the time of her death, the Charlie's Angels' actress was 62 years old. On 25 June 2009, she died at 9:28 am from anal cancer. PDT with O'Neal and Stewart by her side at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California.

On 30 June 2009, her private funeral took place in Los Angeles. Fawcett had been diagnosed with anal cancer since 2006 and was taking a treatment that involved chemotherapy and surgery until her death. Her last words were that she was very worried about her son Redmond's future.

 

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