Esther Williams is youngest child of Louis & Bula Williams. Esther was practically brought up by her older sister Maurine because her Mother wanted to live life rather than raise a fifth child. It was her sister Maurine who also taught her how to swim. She also had…more
She was married to Fernando Lamas from 1969 to 1982. Their marrage ended when he died at age 67.
She was married to Ben Gage 1945 to 1959. They divorced because of his drinking & his using Esther's money for bad investments & gambling.
She was married to Dr. Leonard Kovner from 1940 to 1944. Their marriage ended when he wanted her to stay at home rather than have a career.
She is an entrepreneur with her own line of swimsuits & swimming pools.