American television actress and former model Barbara Carrera is well-known for her roles as SPECTRE Bond girl Fatima Blush in Never Say Never Again and as Angelica Nero on the soap opera Dallas.
Early Life and Education of Barbara Carrera
Barbara Carrera was born Barbara Kingsbury on December 31, 1945, in Bluefields, Nicaragua.
Her father, Louis Kingsbury who was a U.S. employee of the American embassy in Nicaragua, and her mother, Florencia Carrera who was a Nicaraguan of European and Native ancestry.
At the age of 10, Barbara moved to the United States to live with her father, who placed her in Memphis school. For her schooling, she attended the Saint Joseph Academy which is a convent school in Memphis, Tennessee.
Barbara Carrera's Career
Kingsbury started a career as a model at the Eileen Ford organization at 17, and soon thereafter she changed her last name to her mom's birth name, Carrera. Her first film part was a fashion model in Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970), which fared badly in the cinema world.
In 1976, she earned her first Golden Globe assignment ("New Star of the Year - Actress") for her part in The Master Gunfighter. She later played in such movies as The Island of Dr. Moreau, Condorman, Lone Wolf McQuade, Point of Impact, Tryst and Embryo.
Carrera has shown up on the pages and fronts of such magazines as Vogue, Paris Match, Harper's Bazaar, and twice postured for Playboy (July 1977 and March 1982). In 1997, she was selected an ambassador at large for Nicaragua by then president Arnoldo Alemán.
She is additionally a craftsman and her work has been displayed in the Makk Galleries, with Americo Makk, in Beverly Hills, California since the 1980s, and the Roy Miles Gallery in London, England. In May 2002, her works were shown at the Hollywood Entertainment Museum and have normally been sold for up to $8,000. Carrera has not shown up in movies or TV since 2004.
Barbara Carrera's Net Worth
The Nicaraguan actress Barbara Carrera is estimated to have a net worth of $15 million. Her major source of earning is from her career as an actress.
Barbara Carrera's Personal Life
The 71-years-old actress Barbara Carrera is possibly single now. There is no any information about her current husband. She is a very private lady about her personal life. However, she has been married and divorced three times yet.
The former model Barbara Carrera first married to Otto Kurt Freiherr von Hoffman, a German nobleman in 1966, New York City. After 6-years of marriage, in 1972 the couple divorced. Soon after the divorce, Barbara married a German fashion model and actor, Uva Harden in 1972. Though their married life was not long lasting and they divorced in July 1976.
Barbara Carrera second married was also not successful and again she wedded a Greek shipping magnate, Nicholas Mark Mavroleon II on 16 March 1983, in Clark County, California, and a few years later they divorced. However, there is no information about their divorce.
After her third marriage, there were also some rumors about Barbara love affairs. She was in relationships with Henry Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland, and later, a Scottish-born biographer and journalist, Cameron Docherty. However, there are no rumors about her dating affairs in the media and her relationship status is hidden from the public.
She is a natural brunette beauty and is often seen playing sinister femme fatales. Carrera stands a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Here is a video of Barbara Carrera talking about things with host Louis Paul at Chiller Theatre Expo.
Barbara Carrera Affairs
First Affair with Henry Percy
After her third marriage, there was also some rumors about Barbara love affairs. She was in relationships with Henry Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland.
Second Affair with Cameron Docherty
After broke-up with Henry Percy, Barbara Carrera was linked up with a Scottish-born biographer and journalist, Cameron Docherty.