Greta Kukkonen was a beautiful Finnish American real estate broker and an American businesswoman. She is also an actress and has appeared in many movies and television series in her career. Greta Kukkonen shared a good amount of fame from her husband Gregory Peck who was a popular American actor who has appeared in movies including To Kill a Mockingbird, Spellbound, Moby Dick, and Roman Holiday.
He was a very idealistic person and was also listed among the 25 Greatest Male Actors of Classic Hollywood Cinema in number 12 in the year 1999.
|Full Name||Greta Kukkonen|
|Date of Birth||25th January, 1911|
|Birth Place||Helsinki, Finland|
|Nationality||America and Finland|
|Net Worth||1 million dollars|
|Death||19 January, 2008|
Where was Greta born and raised?
The beautiful Finnish American real estate broker and American businesswoman Greta Kukkonen was born in the year 1911 on 25th January. Kukkonen was born in Helsinki, Finland. Her real name was Eine Matilda Kukkonen. With that, she holds the mixed nationality of America and Finland. Her family migrated to the United States in 1983. Her birth sign was Aquarius.
Her zodiac element is Air, zodiac symbol is Water Bearer, zodiac quality is Fixed, sign rulers are Saturn (Traditional) and Uranus (Modern), Detriment is Sun, Exaltation is None and Fall is Neptune. Her lucky numbers were 3, 9, and 2 and her lucky colors were Yellow and Red.
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Like how all Aquarius is, Greta was also very advanced, self-reliant, clever, exceptional, and optimistic. Her altruistic and intellectual character was something that people loved about her. Similarly, her inability to compromise, short-tempered and impatient character was something that people didn’t like about her. She was very absent-minded sometimes.
Talking about her academic journey, she attended Finlandia University and completed her studies with an honorary doctorate from there in the year 1994. Along with Studies, Greta was also very good in sports and extracurricular activities including recreational ones. She used to take part in many plays and sports competitions in her school.
How did Greta start her Career?
Greta was employed in many stages throughout her career. She has worked as a hairdresser, actress, real estate agent, and many more throughout her life.
She has appeared in two movies in her career. After starting her movies career from the 1953 short movie Gregory Peck kävi Suomessa and later appeared in the 2003 television movie Starring – Raina Elg.
She was portrayed in her own character in the movie Gregory Peck kävi Suomessa. This movie had a total cast of 10 people including Annikki Arni, Ansa Ikonen, Valma Kivitie, and so on. The cinematography of this movie was done by Osmo Harkimo , Kalle Peronkoski , Veikko Roivas and Reino Tenkanen.
Similarly, she was seen in a small uncredited role in the television movie Starring – Raina Elg. This movie was directed and written by Jarmo Heikkinen.
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Along with acting, Greta has also made her name as a businesswoman and a real estate agent. She was one of the few girls working in the business field at that time. Kukkonen has also been part of many business ventures and business companies in her career.
She was a woman of her words and was very successful at that time when women were barely given importance. She was very successful in making her name by herself but after her marriage with Gregory Peck, she became more popular.
Greta was first married to Charles Rice. Later they broke up and she got married to Gregory Peck. They fit married in the October of 1942 and later got separated on 26 December 1975. They have three children in total and they are named Jonathan (1944-1975), Stephen (1945), and Carey (1949). Their eldest son Jonathan who was a television journalist committed suicide on 26th June 1975.
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Greta had an estimated net worth of 1 million dollars when she was alive. Her ex-husband Gregory Peck had an estimated net worth of 40 million dollars when he was alive.
Death of Greta Kukkonen
Greta Kukkonen left this world in the year 2008 on 19 January in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She was 96 years old when she left this earth. She left this world just before 6 days of her 97th birthday.
Her ex-husband Gregory died when he was 87 years old in the June of 2003 in his sleep from bronchopneumonia.
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