Her first name has sometimes been reported as Elizabeth, but she has stated that this is incorrect. Naturally small and slight of frame, Brosmer embarked on a personal bodybuilding and weight training regimen before she was a teenager. Raised as a sports fan by her father, she excelled in youth athletics and was "something of a tomboy ". The following year she visited New York City with her aunt and posed for pictures with a professional photographic studio; one of her photos was sold to Emerson Televisions for use in commercial advertising, and it became a widely used promotional piece, printed in national magazines for several years thereafter. As she explained, "When I was 15, I was made up to look like I was about 25". She also entered into a lucrative contract with the glamour photographer Keith Bernard, and she worked steadily with him for the rest of the decade.
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The result was more than impressive — she has won over 50 beauty contests, has appeared on magazine covers more than times, her image decorated more than a hundred calendars, billboards across the country, and she was the highest paid model. She was a forerunner of such stars as Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield. Short Biography Betty Brosmer born on August 2, lived her early childhood in Carmel but later, from about the age of ten, grew up in Los Angeles. The following year she visited New York City with her aunt and posed for pictures with a professional photographic studio; one of her photos was sold to Emerson Televisions for use in commercial advertising, and it became a widely-used promotional piece, printed in national magazines for several years thereafter. Betty returned to Los Angeles and was soon asked to pose for two of the most celebrated pin-up artists of the era, Alberto Vargas and Earl Moran. Encouraged, her aunt took her back to New York City again in , and this time they took up residency.
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This website was created as a tribute to the classic glamour girl, Betty Brosmer Betty's classic beauty put her on over magazine covers and books. Betty had the greatest hourglass figure of all time: She was in thousands of magazine spreads.