Larry Fortensky Biography
(Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband)
Birthday: January 17, 1952 (Capricorn)
Born In: Stockton, California, United States
Larry Fortensky was an American construction worker. He was the seventh and last husband of Hollywood screen legend Elizabeth Taylor. They were married for five years, from October 1991 to October 1996. A native of California, Fortensky was the oldest child of his parents. He left school in the 10th grade and enlisted in the US military. However, he was discharged only three months later. After returning home, he began working as a construction worker and married and divorced two women between 1972 and 1984. Throughout his life, Fortensky struggled with drugs and alcohol. In 1988, he checked himself into the Betty Ford Center, where he became acquainted with Taylor, 20 years his senior. A romance soon developed between them. She would often deliver various gifts to his worksite. Their wedding was lavish, costing somewhere between $1.5 and $2 million. After their divorce, according to Fortensky, they remained in contact until Taylor’s death in March 2011. Fortensky himself passed away five years later, in July 2016. Prior to his death, he gave several interviews detailing his relationship with Taylor before, during, and after their marriage.