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
|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.