Bettie(Betty) Page was one of the most famous pin up models of the 1950s. She seduced the audience with her saucey innocence.
Who was one of the most famous pin-up models of the 1950s? Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the beautiful saucy female who seduced the camera with a curious innocence. She came from humble means to notorious fame maybe even by accident. The Notorious Bettie Page made love to the camera with a brilliant smile and uninhibited sexuality. A true work of art influenced many to follow.
Betty Page or 'Bettie', as some call her, was born April 22, 1923 in Nashville Tn to a very humble family. She was a sexy 5 feet 5 inch tall blue eyed raven haired girl born to Edna Mae Pirtle and Walter Roy Page. Her parents travelled from city to city and her father was in and out of trouble. Eventually her mother divorced him in the early 1930s.Although you could say she came from a dis-functional family, Betty was a very intelligent girl and she finished second in her class. Her first endeavor was to become a teacher. She Attended college for her bachelors degree and later received her degree while married to her first husband, Billy Neal. But the relationship ended in divorce in 1947 and Bettie continued working as a secretary traveling from San Fransisco to Miami then Haiti and finally to New York, where her destiny awaited her unawares.