Ava Gardner Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Ava Lavinia Gardner was born in Grabtown, North Carolina, United States, on December 24, 1922, was an American actress. Young Ava Gardner began her professional acting career with MGM, she signed contract in 1941. She made her screen debut in short film Fancy Answers (1941) in uncredited role as Girl at Recital. She landed her feature film debut in drama mystery Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) in role as Passerby. She got her television debut in miniseries A.D. (1985) in role as Agrippina. Ava's breakthrough performance came as Kitty Collins in noir thriller drama film The Killers (1946).

How tall was Ava Gardner and what was her weight? Ava Gardner's height was 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 119 іn pоunds or 54 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Ava Gardner body measurements was bust-waist-hip 36-23-37 in inches or 91.5-58-94 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34B with cup size B.

Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner
Photo: MGM / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

December 24, 1922


January 25, 1990


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm

Body Measurements

36-23-37 in | 91.5-58-94 cm


54 kg | 119 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Eloise Kelly in romantic drama movie Mogambo (1953).

She was nominated for the BAFTA Awards for Best Foreign Actress for her roles in films:

Bhowani Junction (1956) drama romance as Victoria Jones

On the Beach (1959) post-apocalyptic science fiction drama as Moira Davidson

She was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama for her role as Maxine Faulk in drama movie The Night of the Iguana (1964).

She was nominated for the Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Pandora Reynolds in drama romance movie Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951).

Seven Days in May (1964) political thriller as Eleanor Holbrook

Show Boat (1951) musical romantic drama as Julie LaVerne

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) drama as Maria Vargas

Earthquake (1974) disaster doomsday as Remy Royce-Graff

The Cassandra Crossing (1977) drama as Nicole Dressler

55 Days at Peking (1963) epic drama as Baroness Natalie Ivanoff

Knights of the Round Table (1953) historical action as Guinevere

Best TV Shows

She played Agrippina in American/Italian miniseries A.D. (1985).

She portrayed Ruth Galveston in CBS soap opera Knots Landing (1985).


Graduated from high school in Rock Ridge in 1939.

Studied at the Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina.

Had English ancestry.

Had two older brothers: Raymond, Melvin and four older sisters: Beatrice, Elsie Mae, Inez, Myra.

Frank Sinatra nicknamed her "Angel".

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street in 1960.

She was good friends with Kathryn Grayson, Ernest Hemingway and Lena Horne.

Gardner died on January 25, 1990, Westminster, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.


She was married to:

Frank Sinatra (1951-1957)

Artie Shaw (1945-1946)

Mickey Rooney (1942-1943)


She dated Ben Tatar (1973-1986), Prinz Alfonso von und zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1970-1972), George C. Scott (1964-1969), Claude Terrail (1961-1962), Tony Trabert (1959-1960), Jimmy Kind (1958-1959), Robert Evans (1957-1958), Walter Chiari (1955-1957), Mario Cabre (1950), Robert Walker (1948-1949), Robert Taylor (1948-1953), Howard Duff (1947-1950), Chris Peterson (1944) and Howard Hughes (1943-1953).