Anita Ekberg Height Weight Body Measurements Spouse

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg was born in Malmö, Skåne, Sweden, on September 29, 1931, was a Swedish actress. Young Anita Ekberg first started her career as a fashion model. She made her big screen debut in Western adventure film The Mississippi Gambler (1953) in uncredited role as Maid of Honor. Anita's breakthrough performance came as Sylvia in Italian comedy drama movie La Dolce Vita (1960).

How tall was Anita Ekberg and what was her weight? Anita Ekberg's height was 5' 6½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 169 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 130 іn pоunds or 59 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Anita Ekberg body measurements was bust-waist-hip 40-24-36 in inches or 102-61-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 36D with cup size D.

Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg
Photo: Paramount-photo by Bud Frakes. / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

September 29, 1931


January 11, 2015



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 6½ in | 169 cm

Body Measurements

40-24-36 in | 102-61-91.5 cm


59 kg | 130 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Best Movies

She won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year for her role as Cathy Grainger in thriller action film Blood Alley (1955).

Artists and Models (1955) musical comedy as Anita

Hollywood or Bust (1956) comedy as Herself

War and Peace (1956) war drama as Hélène Kuragin

Back from Eternity (1956) drama as Rena

Boccaccio '70 (1962) fantasy romance as Herself

4 for Texas (1963) Western comedy as Elya Carlson

Intervista (1987) drama fantasy as Herself

Man in the Vault (1956) thriller as Flo Randall

Valerie (1957) Western as Valerie Horvat

Paris Holiday (1958) comedy as Zara

Screaming Mimi (1958) drama mystery as Virginia Wilson / Yolanda Lange

Sheba and the Gladiator (1959) historical drama as Zenobia

The Mongols (1961) historical adventure as Hulina

Call Me Bwana (1963) action comedy as Luba

Way... Way Out (1966) comedy as Anna Soblova

The Cobra (1967) thriller crime as Lou

Best TV Shows

She played Queen Na-Eela in action adventure television film Gold of the Amazon Women (1979).


Attended Malmö Borgarskola in Malmö, Sweden.

She was sixth of eight children.

She was Miss Sweden in 1950.

Featured in Playboy magazine in 1956.

She won the Capri Legend Award in 2003.

Ekberg died on January 11, 2015, Rocca di Papa, Italy, at the age of 83.


She was married to:

Anthony Steel (1956-1959)

Rik Van Nutter (1963-1975)


She dated Giovanni Agnelli (1959), Baby Pignatari (1958), Walter Chiari (1958), Jeff Richards (1955-1956), Ted Briskin (1952), Tyrone Power (1952), Yul Brynner (1952), Fred Otash (1952) and Scott Brady (1951).