Pamela Anderson’s BiographyPamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, model, and sex symbol of the ‘90s. She became popular after starring in the Baywatch TV series. Throughout her career Anderson exploited (with varying results) the image of a femme fatale and a woman of easy virtue from the cover of Playboy magazine; she became the symbol of ostentatious sexuality in pop culture.
Early YearsPamela Denise Anderson was born on July 1, 1967, in Ladysmith, a small Canadian town. Her father was a furnace repairman and her mother was a waitress.
Pamela was a very shy child. Many years later, she revealed that she was molested by her nanny for four years and raped by a 25-year-old guy at the age of twelve. Apart from that, at the age of fourteen, Anderson was gang-raped by her boyfriend and his six friends.
These grave experiences made the girl move to Vancouver after finishing school. Pamela, who was good at sports in high school, got a job as a fitness instructor in Vancouver.
Modeling CareerIn 1989 Anderson attended a soccer match in Vancouver wearing a t-shirt with the Labatt brewing company’s logo and was shown on the big stadium screen. She was noticed by the company’s agents and was offered the job of a press secretary.
Playboy empowered me. It really saved my life. I felt very trapped inside and needed to free myself. It was a breakthrough for me, and there I met artists and activists and gentleman. It has been a fun and wildlife.
After moving to Los Angeles, Pamela was cast in a secondary role in the comedy series Tool Time Girl. After two seasons, Anderson left the show to take up the lead role in the Baywatch TV series about California beaches’ lifeguards.
Pamela starred in five seasons of the series from 1992 to 1997. At the same time, Anderson continued working for Playboy, starred in the comedy series Home Improvement (1991-1997), took part in fashion shows, and played in music videos.
In April 2005 Anderson got a role in the sitcom Stacked where she plays the party girl Skyler Dayton, who gets a job at a book store. After two seasons the show was closed down.
Public ActivitiesPamela is a member of PETA, an organization that fights for animal rights. The actress took part in several campaigns against the use of natural fur, the KFC franchise, seal hunting in Canada, etc.
Pamela Anderson’s Personal LifePamela Anderson’s personal life has been bustling with affairs and scandalous divorces. At the beginning of the ‘90s, Pamela dated the actor Scott Baio and the Baywatch star David Charvet.
After that Pamela got engaged to the musician and singer Kid Rock; however, the couple broke up in 2003. In the summer of 2006, Anderson finally married Rock; their wedding took place in France. I feel like I am finally free... I am in love - the actress would say. In November that year, Pamela had a miscarriage and seventeen days later the actress filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
From the middle of 2017, Pamela Anderson started dating a French footballer of Moroccan origin – Adil Rami, 18 years her senior. In 2019, Pamela told reporters about his many infidelities, after which the couple broke up.