There were some rumors that she was being courted by her co-stars in television and movie shows, but she denied before that she was dating and said that she was just close to her guy friends.
Maybe Kiko Estrada was sincere with his actions toward her which lead to Barbie Forteza finally said yes and have a boyfriend.
Then, in 1959, the first Barbie doll-named after Ruth's daughter-made its debut at New York Toy Fair.
At first, Barbie was received with skepticism by the industry, but Ruth persevered.
Ruth Handler, co-founder of Mattel, observed her daughter Barbara playing with paper dolls for hours.
This sparked Ruth's vision to create a 3-D doll for girls to play out their dreams.
She said that while on the stage of getting to know each other, they were enjoying their time with one another which lead into a romantic stage.
Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles.She has a kind attitude and charming appeal to viewers which made her easy to approach.She performs well in her roles and is just a sweet little girl who enjoys her career and open to new opportunities.It was not her priority to fall romantically in love just yet at the time.There were also no known history of dating somebody serious.