First of all, Taina Elg is a Finnish-American actress and dancer who has performed on stage, television, and in film. Her earliest professional engagements were as a dancer with the Sadler’s Wells and Marquis de Cuevas troupes. Elg was brought to Hollywood in the wake of the success of fellow Scandinavia Anita Ekberg.
Taina’s first film role was in MGM’s The Prodigal (1955). Later, she appeared in such MGM efforts as Les Girls (1957), which gave her an opportunity to display her dancing skills, and Imitation General (1959). The actress is married twice in her personal life.
Further, she also enjoys a good net worth and is living a lavishing life. To know more about her personal life as well as family and her net worth, continue scrolling the page.
Taina Elg’s Bio: Age & Family
Born Taina Elisabeth Elg in Impilahti, Finland (present-day Impilakhti, Russia) or Helsinki, on 9 March 1930, she grew up in Turku.
She is the daughter of Helena Doroumova (who was of Russian descent) and Åke Elg (or Ludwig), a Finnish pianist.
She has the citizenship of the United States of America and concerning her ethnicity, she is of mixed ethnicity.
How old is Taina Elg? Also know about her physical features: her Height & Weight
The actress of The Bacchantes, Elg was born in the year 1990 and enjoys her birthday on 9th March each year. As of now, she is 89 years of age.
Born under the constellation sign Pisces, Elg stands an average height and has a body mass that suits her personality.
However, her exact physical feature i.e. measurement of her height, weight and body size is unavailable. Well, her eyes are brown and hairs are blonde in colors.
Taina Elg’s Married: Husband & Children
As said previously, Taina Elg is a married woman. In fact, she is married twice in her life. First of all, she exchanged her wedding vows with Carl Björkenheim in 1953. But, their relationship ended in divorce in 1985.
With her ex-spouse, she has one child, Raoul Björkenheim who is Finnish-American jazz guitarist. Later, in 1982, she re-married, to Rocco Caporale, an Italian-born educator, and professor of sociology.
The couple separated on 30 June 2008 after her spouse, Rocco died. Currently, she resides in New York City.
Taina Elg’s Net Worth
Taina Elg has appeared in numerous films, stage productions as well as in television. Her film credits include The Prodigal, Les Girls, Hercules in New York, Liebestraum, The Mirror Has Two Faces, and so on.
She has received numerous awards as well as nominations. Serving as an actress, she has earned a good fortune. As of now, her net worth is calculated to be $8 Million, but her salary is still away from media.