Raquel Welch’s cause of death was due to Alzheimer’s disease according to her death certificate. Know more!!

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Raquel Welch had Alzheimer's disease source: New York Post

Raquel Welch died at the age of 82 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She hadn’t told anyone about this disease so everyone got shocked after seeing her death certificate.

Raquel Welch was secretly battling Alzheimer’s disease. This was not an easy journey for Welch. She died on February 15, 2023, in Los Angeles at the age of 82. Similarly, Raquel’s death reason was given as a serious illness and nothing more by the sources. Since her death certificate reveals she was constantly suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Well, if you are confused about what is Alzheimer’s disease actually, let me describe it a little.

Alzheimer’s disease is a disease that begins with mild memory loss. However, it will further lead to a loss of ability to have a conversation and respond to the environment. The international sex symbol dealt with a lot of things before passing away. According to Raquel Welch’s death certificate, she was found dead at 2:25 a.m. since she was cremated.

Steve Sauer who is Raquel Welch’s business manager first announced her death message publicly in a press release. He stated,

“Her career spanned over 50 years starring in over 30 films and 50 television series and appearances. The Golden Globe winner, in more recent years, was involved in a very successful line of wigs”


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Furthermore, Raquel got married for times and has two children., son Damon and daughter, Tahnee. At first, Welch tied the knot with James Welch whom she met at her high school. Though, they separated in the year 1964. Then in the year 1967, Raquel married Patrick Curtis but parted ways after five years of being together.

Following this, she again tied the knot with Andre Weinfeld in the year 1980. This marriage also didn’t work for Raquel and she again got married to Richard Palmer in the year 1999. However, the last marriage didn’t last long as they separated in 2004 after being together for five years.

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Raquel Welch began her career by starring in the hit 1996 films, “Fantastic Voyage” and “One Million Years B.C.” Similarly, after this, she also showed her appearance in different movies and television shows.

Not only this, but Welch also earned a Golden Globe award for playing the role of Constance de Bonacieux. In addition to that, she also wore a skimpy deerskin bikini which made her a sex symbol. From this, she was considered a sex symbol throughout her career.


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Welch was considered one of the “100 Sexiest Stars in Film History” by Empire Magazine in the year 1995. Moreover, Raquel also revealed that her journey was tough as she deal with many things. She had medical issues after her shoot due to the freezing temperature. Also, Welch stated she suffered from tonsillitis which almost killed her at the time. In the year 2017, she said,

“I had already so much penicillin when I was wearing the fur bikini that I almost died. I had to rush, turn my car around and head right back to the doctor’s office, just run upstairs, jump in the elevator, and all that.”


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Raquel Welch further added,

“And I barely got there. They had to shoot me with an antidote. Otherwise, I would have died. It was really rough shoot, man. Really rough. And then I came to London and everybody knew who I was.”

She was last seen in July 2022 in Beverly Hills in a white casual top and black pants. She was there for manicures and pedicures as per the sources.

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