Pamela Anderson, superstar with Russian roots
Pamela Anderson (her full name is Pamela Denise Anderson) was born on July 1, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia.
She is famous actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former show girl. Her great-grandfather was Finnish and left the Grand Duchy of Finland (which was a part of the Russian Empire at that time) in 1908. Anderson’s great-grandmother was Russian. At an early age Pamela enjoyed playing the saxophone, loved sports.
Pamela spends much of her time working with organizations and charities. She is a notable member of the Animal Rights movement and has conducted campaigns condemning the commercial fur industry and promoting Vegetarianism (she became a vegetarian in her early teens) through the animal welfare organization PETA.
In addition to being an advocate for animal rights, Anderson was a spokes model for MAC Cosmetic’s MAC AIDS Fund.
In 1985 Pamela graduated from Secondary School and moved to Vancouver where she worked as a fitness instructor.
In summer 1989 Pamela and her friends went to a football match, during which live video of her wearing T-shirt was shown on the stadium’s huge video screen, the crowd applauds for the beautiful girl. After that event, her boyfriend, photographer Dan Ilicic created his own poster called the Blue Zone Girl.
In October 1989 Pamela appeared as a cover girl for Playboy magazine. Anderson appeared in Playboy 13 times!!!
After her move to Los Angeles, she began starring in movies – television sitcom Home Improvement, Baywatch (1992 – 1998), in 2003 she returned to Baywatch reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
Anderson modeled for Outdoor Life and appeared on the cover of the magazine each year. In 1993 she appeared in a music video Can’t Have Your Cake by Vince Neil.
In 1996, she appeared in Barb Wire playing Barbara Rose Kopetski.
In 2004, Anderson released the book Star, co-written by Eric Shaw Quinn, about a teenager trying to become famous. Her second book, the sequel Star Struck (2005) is about her life with Tommy Lee.
Anderson took part in the 10th and 15th seasons of Dancing with the Stars. In 2013 she appeared in the British reality TV show Dancing On Ice.
Her relationships have made headlines in gossip magazines for years. Anderson married Tommy Lee, drummer of Mötley Crüe, on February 19, 1995, after knowing him for only 96 hours and the couple eventually had two sons, Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee. Anderson filed for divorce from Lee twice and reconciled with him twice, before the couple finally divorced in 1998.
After the 1998 divorce, Anderson became engaged to the model Marcus Schenkenberg; they broke up in 2001.
Scott Baio and Pamela dated in 2003.
Stephen Dorff and Anderson (2005)
Then she was engaged to the singer Kid Rock (Robert J. Ritchie); she broke up with him in 2003. On July 18, 2006, it was announced that she would marry Kid Rock on July 29, 2006.
Kanye West and Pamela (2007)
On October 6, 2007, Anderson married Salomon. The couple divorced on December 13, 2008.
Pamela Anderson and Bret Michaels
Pamela and John Rose (2011)
Performer from Cirque du Soleil Jesus Villa and Pamela (2012)
Magazine covers with Pamela
Her official site