Quick Answer: Who was the very first Gerber baby?

Is the original Gerber baby still alive?

— The original Gerber baby is another year older and still going strong. Ann Turner Cook, whose image on Gerber products became famous when she was 4 months old in 1928, turned 94 on Friday. … Cook’s identity was kept private until she joined the company for its 50th anniversary celebration in 1978.

Who have been Gerber babies?

Gerber Baby Photo Contest winners

Year Baby’s Name Age
2019 Kairi Yang 1 year old
2018 Lucas Warren 1 year old
2017 Riley Shines 7 months
2016 Isla Welch 7 months

Was Humphrey Bogart a Gerber baby?

Yes. It was a cute little thing named Ann Turner Cook, who was born in 1926 and grew up to become a teacher and then later, a Mystery novelist. Her mother, Leslie Turner, was a comic strip artist, responsible for the Captain Easy comic strip.

Does the Gerber baby still get paid?

Oh, wait. This year, the prize money has plummeted to $25,000—down from $50,000 in years past—which seems like a low pay rate for using a child’s likeness nationwide, especially given that a third will go to taxes. Gerber generates extensive nationwide media coverage from the contest each year.

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