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Rita Moreno Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Daughter, Family and Career

Rita Moreno Biography

Rita Moreno is a famous American actress, dancer, and singer who won four major North American Entertainment Awards Emmy(1977,1978), Grammy(1972), Oscar(1962), Tony(1975).

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno Wiki

  • Birth Name: Rosita Dolores Alverio
  • Name: Rita Moreno
  • Profession: Actress
  • Born: 11 December 1931
  • Age: 89 years as of 2021
  • Birth Place: Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Spouse: Leonard Gordon (m. 1965–2010)
  • Children: Fernanda Luisa Gordon(Daughter)
  • Height: 5′ 2½” (1.59 m)
  • Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, MORE

Rita Moreno Early Life, Parents and Siblings

Rita Moreno was born on 11 December 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico. How Old is Rita Moreno? Her age is 90 years as of 2021. She was born to Francisco Jose “Paco” Alverio a farmer and Rosa Maria a seamstress. After her parents divorced, her mother Rosa Maria eventually got remarried. After that Rita started using her stepfather Edward Moreno’s surname Moreno. She has one younger brother. She grew up with her mother and stepfather in New York.

Rita Moreno Daughter
Rita Moreno Daughter

Rita Moreno Education:

Rita Moreno studied in Professional children’s school. Rita started her first dancing lessons soon after arriving in New York with a Spanish dancer “Paco Cansino” who is the paternal uncle of a famous movie star “Rita Hayworth”. When she was 13, she had her first role as “Angelina” in “Skydrift” when caught the attention of Hollywood scout talents.

Rita Moreno Husband, Daughter and Marriage Life

Rita Moreno was in love with Leonard Gordon who is a Cardiologist. They both got married in 1965 and lived together until Leonard Gordon’s death in 2010. In an interview when she was asked about her remarriage, she revealed to the people that she would rather eatglass than getting remarried. She has one daughter named Fernanda Luisa Gordon who is 53 years old as of 2021.

Rita Moreno Movies and TV Shows:

She had her first movie experience as a dubbing artist in Spanish-language versions of US Films.

 Before a month of her 14th birthday Rita made her debut in the “Skydrift” play at the Theatre Belasco.

 She continued to work steadily and worked in many famous Hollywood director’s movies.


 She stood strong in her career for over 70 years. She never failed to give the best of her role in each and every movie.

 She got placed in many people’s heartsfor her fantastic roles and supporting roles in many movies she acted.

Rita Moreno’s height, weight, and figure:

Rita Moreno is 5.2 inches in height (158 cm) with an average weight of 48 kilograms (106 lbs). The body measurements (32-25-35) are quite so perfect. Her shoe  and dress size are 7 (US) and 4 (US). Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is also dark brown in color. Her body type is Slim. She belongs to Christianity. Her sun sign is Sagittarius.

Rita Moreno Social Media Accounts:

Rita Moreno maintains a Twitter account with id (@TheRitaMoreno). She also has Instagram accounts and Facebook accounts. Her official Instagram account is (@rita_morenoo) where she has millions of followers. She also posts photos and videos regularly.

Latest Controversies:

Rita Moreno bares in a brave new documentary about the toxicity of the old Hollywood. Rita Moreno and Justina Sitcom joyously reimagined their 70s Sitcom.

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