Zsa Zsa Gabor's real age will remain a mystery

By: Keri Lumm

Women have always not quite told the truth about their age, and Zsa Zsa Gabor was no exception.

The age of Zsa Zsa Gabor is a mystery that the famous Hungarian born actress took to her grave. Unless of course, one of her nine husbands knows the real answer.

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Her age, according to reports was 99 at the time of her death, which would mean her birth took place in 1917. However, that doesn't add up.

When the actress was cast in the 1952 film 'Moulin Rouge' , her birth certificate claimed that she was born on February 6, 1928. Which would make sense, except that she was crowned MIss Hungary 1936.

See Zsa Zsa Gabor through the years:

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ENGLAND - 1952: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor poses for a portrait on the set of 'Moulin Rouge' in 1952 in England. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Zsa Zsa Gabor grabbing her leg in a scene from the film 'Moulin Rouge', 1952. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images)
Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, circa 1950. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 01: Studio portrait of the French actress Zsa Zsa GABOR between 1950 and 1955. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Portrait of Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor wearing a lace shawl and a strand of pearls, August 10, 1952. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Gabor, Zsa Zsa - Actress, Hungary / USA - *06.02.1919- Full length picture - undated (around 1954) - Vintage property of ullstein bild (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - February 5, 1955: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor at Sonja Henie Circus Party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - March 23, 1956: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor poses during a photo shoot at home in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 02: June 2, 1964 portrait of the actress Zsa Zsa GABOR during a reception held for the press in London's Hilton hotel. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Zsa Zsa Gabor*06.02.1919-Schauspielerin, Ungarn / USA- Halbportrait- 1964 (Photo by Interpress Paris/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 19: Zsa Zsa Gabor and her daughter Francesca Hilton, also daughter of tycoon Conrad Hilton, attend the City Of Hope's Golden anniversary party on July 19, 1963 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NAME DROPPERS -- Air Date 10/27/1969 -- Pictured: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
Zsa Zsa Gabor during Opening Night of 'Legends' at Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 1988: Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt at Bel Age Hotel Event in February 1988 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, circa 1990. (Photo by Kypros/Getty Images)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Von Anhalt (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Fr?d?ric Prinz von Anhalt (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor during MDA McMahon 'Nite Under the Stars' at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - MAY 26: Comedienne Phyllis Diller, comedienne Joan Rivers, actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, actor Dom DeLuise and singer Irene Cara attend the Cast of 'Happy Ever After' visit 'The Joan Rivers Show' on May 26, 1993 at the CBS Broadcast Center, 530 West 57th Street in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Von Anhalt at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz von Anhalt during The 54th Annual Hollywood Women's Press Club Golden Apple Awards at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (R) and guest (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (Hollywood-Diva), Chef-Arzt, , Untersuchung für 'Jungbrunnen-Kur', 'Aslan Klinik', Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Deutschland, Europa, Stethoskop, abhorchen, untersuchen, Schauspielerin, Promi, NB/HB, SC; 09.10.1995; (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
1990. Bel Air, Zsa Zsa Gabor Beside Her Swimming Pool In The Garden Of Her Bel Air Mansion (Photo By Paul Harris/Getty Images)
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor attends the taping of 'The Joan Rivers Show' on May 26, 1993 at CBS Broadcasting Center in New York City.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and husband Frederic von Anhalt attend the taping of 'Bob Hope's Birthday Celebration' on May 1, 1993 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California.
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She would have been 8 years old and toddlers and tiaras wasn't even a thing yet.

Of course, In an interview in Hedda Hopper in 1952, she claimed to be 29, which would make her birth year, 1923.

Again, nothing has really changed in decades, most women I know are 29 for several years in a row.

In 1986, she said she was born in 1930. At the point you are over 70, there probably isn't a good reason to lie about your age.

But she was in Hollywood, and in 1986, she snagged her 9th and final husband, a young man who was born in 1943.

Making Zsa Zsa one of the original cougars, I say she should have owned that 26 year age gap with her husband.

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