Maria Burton Carson

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Celebrity Daughter (1961)
Sat Jun 26 2021
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Maria Burton Carson is known as the adopted daughter of the late movie star, and the glamour queen, Elizabeth Taylor and her fifth actor husband, Richard Burton. She was adopted when she was three years old before they divorcing in 1964. Maria now works as a clothing designer and is a philanthropist. 

Besides that, she was born on 1st August 1961 in Germany. In total, she has seven siblings named Liza Todd, 63, Kate Burton, 63, Jessica Burton, 62, Michael Wilding Jr., 68, Christopher Edward Wilding, 66, and Barbie Claus Disney Rockefeller.

Who is Maria Burton Carson Married?

Maria Burton Carson, now 59, is a divorced woman.  As of now, Maria is living a very low key and lives in Idaho. However, she was once in a marital relationship with her estranged husband, Steve Carson for about 19 years. He is a talent agent.

 Maria Burton Carson and Her Former Husband, Steve Carson Were Married For 19 Years
Caption: Maria Burton Carson and Her Former Husband, Steve Carson Were Married For 19 Years
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They tied the wedding to the knot on February 13, 1981, in a private ceremony in New York City. Together, they had one daughter named Elizabeth Carson, born in 1982. However, they got separated in 2000 when Steve publically blamed her mother in law Tayor for using her power to tear his family apart.

While proceedings are pending, Steve has requested joint custody of their daughter, calling his wife's behaviour "harmful and irresponsible." Then, he filed a lawsuit against his wife Maria, alleging that she moved his four-year-old daughter Elizabeth Diane from his Manhattan house to her Los Angeles residence in secret.

Maria Burton Carson's Daughter,  Elizabeth Carson
Source: Town and Country Magazine

Carson also discovered the next day that his now-ex-wife had depleted their joint checking account of $7,000. Later, actress Taylor stood with Maria and faced the brunt of the criticism.

Elizabeth Taylor Was Married Eight Times

Yes, one of the most notable stars of classical cinema in the 1950s in Hollywood was married eight times to seven different men throughout her life. She had four children three she gave birth and one she adopted. 

Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Wilding With Their Sons, Michael Jr. and Christopher.
Caption: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Wilding With Their Sons, Michael Jr. and Christopher.
Source: The Economics Times

Her first marriage was with the heir of the hotelier, Conrad Hilton from 6 May 1950 to January 1951. Then, she got hitched with actor, Michael Wilding on 21 February 1952 at Caston Hall in London after first met in 1978. Their marriage had ended in 1957. They had two kids, Michael Jr. and Christopher.

Taylor's third marriage was with theatre and film producer Michael Todd, on 2 February 1957. But he died on 22 March 1958 in a plane crash. The duo had a daughter. Likewise, she was hooked up with Maggie Johnson.

Photograph: Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher During Their Wedding Day
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After his death, she got married to singer, Eddie Fisher, on 12 May 1959 at the Temple Beth Sholom in Las Vegas. Fisher however had divorced his wife, Debbie Reynolds to get married to her. Also, their marital life lasted for five years as they called it quits on 6 March 1964.

After divorcing Eddie, she married Richard Burton, two times. Firstly, from 1964 to 1974 and secondly, from 1975 to 1976. Then, she exchanged the vows for the fifth time with John Warner from December 1976 to November 1982. 

Elizabeth Taylor and Her Fifth Or Sixth Husband, Richard Burton
Photo: Elizabeth Taylor and Her Fifth Or Sixth Husband, Richard Burton
Source: The Mirror

At last, she was in a marital relationship with her eighth husband, Larry Fortensky, from 6 October 1991 to October 1996.

Net Worth in Million Dollars

Meanwhile, Maria Burton Carson's net worth is definitely in the millions. However, the actual amount is yet unknown. She is now living a life outside of the entertainment scene.

On the other hand, her late mother, Elizabeth had a whopping net worth of $600 Million at the time of her death in 2011. She made her acting debut in the early 40s as a child actress. Then she continued to lead a flourishing career by working in uncountable films and TV shows.

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