On Jan. 16, 2023, renowned actress Gina Lollobrigida, among the final living stars from the golden period of Hollywood, died at the age of 95.
One of Hollywood’s most well-known actresses during the Golden Age, Lollobrigida appeared in such classics as Lucia di Lammermoor, This Drink of Desire, Black Eagle, and Then when Love Calls.
Being one of the last vets from that era still alive, Lollobrigida was praised as one of the era’s most attractive actresses.
Her life began in the 1950s and 1960s when she outperformed stars like Frank Sinatra, Sean Connery, Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, and Yul Brynner in several main parts.
Gina Lollobrigida Net Worth
Lollobrigida’s estimated net worth at the time of her demise was around $45 million.
She started her profession as a fashion model and competed in various beauty pageants after being born in Subiaco, Italy.
At an early age, she moved on to land some tiny parts in Italian movies like Lucia di Lammermoor, This Drink of Love, Black Eagle, and “Whenever Love Calls.”
When she played the title character in Mario Costa’s movie version of the opera Pagliacci, her profession was thrust onto a larger stage.
Going to follow by appearing in a succession of popular Italian films.
Although a contract disagreement with Howard Hughes kept Lollobrigida from acting in American films until 1959, she had a successful career in the 1950s.
She received a BAFTA nomination for her movie Bread, Love, and Dreams.
In the 1960s, Lollobrigida enjoyed popularity in movies including “Go Naked inside the World” and “Come September.”
In the 1970s, as her career slowed down, she decided to pursue a job as a photographer.