Lola was the first African American spokeswoman for a major perfume. The perfume, Tigress, was made by Fabergé. With the help of Sammy Davis Jr., by the late 1970’s, Lola Falana became known as the “Queen of Las Vegas”. She had become a very popular act and tourist attraction. She performed at places like The Sands, The Riviera, and the MGM Grand hotels. The Aladdin hotel offered her $100,000 a week to perform there. She became the top paid female performer in Las Vegas, making millions of dollars.