Porfirio Rubirosa

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Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Dominican Republic
Death Date
Jul 5, 1965 (56)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1909
Birthplace
Dominican Republic
Death Date
Jul 5, 1965 (56)

About

Remembered as a diplomat under the dictatorial regime of Dominican leader Rafael Trujillo, Rubirosa also attained notoriety through his extravagant lifestyle as a womanizer, race car driver, and polo player.

Before Fame

After briefly studying law, he decided to pursue a career in the military.

Trivia

He passed away in his mid fifties after crashing his Ferrari following a night of celebration.

Family Life

His five marriages (listed in order of wedding date and subsequent divorce) were to: Flor de Oro Trujillo (the daughter of Rafael Trujillo); actress Danielle Darrieux; socialite Doris Duke; heiress Barbara Hutton; and model Odile Rodin.

Associated With

His numerous mistresses included Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ava Gardner, Eva Peron, and Marilyn Monroe.