From a beauty
queen to an actress, from Tarzan’s wife to an art collectionist
For many people Carmen “Tita” Cervera,
Miss Spain 1961 is a polemic woman with an aristocrat title but
it comes from her grandfather, who was Marques of Valladolid, her
father wanted to give her the best education possible, she learn
many languages, played the piano, dramatic art, etc, in 1961 she
applied for Miss Cataluña Pageant, with out the authorization
of her father, she won and went to Miss Spain, where finally won
She went to Miss International and got a finalist
place, later she participated in Miss World 1961 in London, and
she obtained the third place.
Carmen Cervera at 18 years old was elected Miss
Spain 1961, she is the one with Miss Cataluña sash
In 1962 in a flight to Zurich, she met Lex Barker, she asked him
an autograph. That was the first approach with one of the most emblematic
“Tarzan” of the movies and finalized in a happy married,
it was 8 years of love, he died at 55 years old by heart attack.
In 1975 she married with Espartaco Santoni, but
she requested the divorce later, surprising she found that she was
not married officially!!.
In 1980 had a son and one year later she met the
man who is her great love and one of the richest men in the world,
the Baron Heinrich Von Thyssen, they married in 1985. but in 2002
her husband died, nowadays Carmen Cervera is one of the richest
women of the world.
Collaboration of Alexbo777 (Mexico)
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