Frank Sinatra: A Legend of the 20th Century
Frank Sinatra was one of the most iconic artists of the 20th century. Known as The Voice, he had a remarkable musical career and became an icon of swing and jazz. Besides his successful music career, Sinatra was also known for his flamboyant love life. Here, we take a look back at the great loves of the artist, 25 years after his death.
The Women Frank Sinatra Married
Sinatra married four times in his life. The first woman he tied the knot with was Nancy Barbato in 1939, whom he was with for twelve years. The couple had three children together. After their marriage ended, Sinatra married Ava Gardner in 1951, just ten days after his divorce. Sinatra’s relationship with Gardner was intense, though plagued with infidelity and scandals. The couple separated six years later, but they continued to have an on-and-off relationship. Sinatra’s third marriage was with Mia Farrow when he was 50 and she was 21. The marriage only lasted two years. His fourth and last marriage was with Barbara Marx, who remained with him until the end of his life.
The Women Frank Sinatra Loved
Sinatra’s love affairs were not limited to his marriages. The artist had a string of affairs with some of Hollywood’s most beautiful women. Among his conquests were Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, Judy Garland, Lauren Bacall, Carmen Sevilla, and Sofia Loren. Though he was deeply in love with Marilyn Monroe, they never formalized their relationship. Sinatra also shared just one night of love with Jacqueline Kennedy, rumors say.
Frank Sinatra passed away at the age of 82 in Los Angeles, leaving behind a musical and loving legacy that continues to fascinate his fans around the world. Despite his tumultuous love life, Sinatra held great respect and admiration for the women who shared his life.