May Britt has some thoroughbred horse connections. In 1958 she was briefly married to actor and future horse-trainer Edwin Gregson, trainer of 1982 Kentucky Derby winner Gato Del Sol. Since 1993 she has been married to Lennart Ringqust, who was the second husband of Penny Chenery, the owner of Secretariat.
Mother, with Sammy Davis Jr., of Tracey Davis.
Was considered for the leading female role in the Elvis Presley picture G.I. Blues (1960), but the role was eventually played by Juliet Prowse.