Diandra Luker Biography
|Date of Birth:||1956|
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Diandra Luker is an American film producer, businesswoman and a former model who has worked in the movies such as Broken Lines (2008), Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1997) and American Masters (1985). Among the public, she is particularly, famous for being the former wife of Academy Award-winning actor and producer, Michael Douglas. The couple who married in 1977 divorced after twenty-three years in 2000.
Early Life And Education Of Diandra Luker
Diandra Luker was born in the year 1956, on a small island in Majorca. Her mother was of Anglo-French descent, whereas her father was a former Swiss-American diplomat, who had a traveling job.
She went to a boarding school in Switzerland. Later, Luker moved to the U.S for her higher education. She also joined the ‘Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service,’ in Georgetown.
Diandra Luker’s Career
Diandra Luker was active in charity work from her teen days, she also enrolled in ‘Red Cross'. She was hired by the Board of Directors of ‘Metropolitan Museum of Art,’ in order to produce documentaries for their ‘Office of Film and Television.’
Luker also worked as a model for a short period of her career. She was hired by Forbes Models. After marrying Douglas, Luker started enrolling more on off-camera work, she used to make documentaries for TV.
In 1991, she produced PBS series, American Master's episode. She also produced the episode of Frederic Remington: The of Other Dogs.
Luker was also the co-producer in the 1993 documentary, ‘Beatrice Woods: Mama of Dada,’ aired on the ‘PBS’ network. It was based on the life & work of the ‘Dada’ artist, Beatrice Wood. The documentary was highly appreciated by the audience.
Similarly, in 1997, Luker produced the documentary movie, ‘Off The Menu: The Last Days of Chasen’s.’ In 2008, she made her film debut as a co-producer in Broken.
Diandra Luker’s Net Worth
Luker accumulated an impressive amount of net worth, but the exact amount has not been disclosed yet. Apart from her successful career, she received hefty alimony after the divorce with husband of twenty-three years, Michael.
According to some sources, she earned $45 million for the divorce settlement. Moreover, she even had a share of projects related to work Michael did when they were together.
Additionally, Diandra even demanded half of Michael's earning from Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. During that time, he was suffering from stage IV throat cancer and the public were angry about asking for money from a sick guy.
As of 2018, Douglas has a net worth of $300 million.
Diandra Luker’s Personal Life
Diandra Luker is possibly single at the time. Previously, she was married to American actor as well as a director, Michael Douglas in March 1977.
At the age of nineteen, she met Michael Douglas, a Hollywood star at the swearing-in ceremony of the US President, Jimmy Carter.
They began dating, and after two years of courtship, Douglas proposed to marry Luker. The former couple has a son, Cameron Douglas, born in 1978. After two decades of marriage, their personal differences started hitting their married life and the couple split apart in 1995, and their divorced was finalized in 2000.
After her separation, Luker began dating businessman, Zach Hampton Bacon III. The pair gave birth to twin boys, Hudson, and Hawk via surrogacy.
However, the couple split apart shortly afterward. Later, she adopted a daughter, Imira, from Kazakhstan. She was also a godmother to late Casey Johnson.
Lucker's son Cameron was imprisoned for 5 years due to drug trafficking and she was highly criticized for her son’s behavior. Some newspaper claimed it was Lucker greed which caused her son to become a drug addict.
On the other hand, Micheal is married to the Welsh actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones. The duo is leading blissful relationship despite the huge age gap.
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