Vikki LaMotta

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Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 25, 2005 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 25, 2005 (75)

About

New York woman most famous for being the ex-wife of professional boxer Jake LaMotta, who was portrayed by Robert De Niro in the classic 1980 film Raging Bull. The two had a famously turbulent, abusive relationship which resulted in divorce in 1957.

Before Fame

She was born in The Bronx and married LaMotta in 1947 at just sixteen years old.

Trivia

She posed for Playboy Magazine at age fifty-one in 1981.

Family Life

She had three children with Jake LaMotta. After their divorce, she got remarried to Tony Foster, with whom she had a son named Harrison.

Associated With

She was portrayed in Raging Bull by Cathy Moriarty, who earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.

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