American actress Lisa Bonet grabbed huge attention and gained international fame after landing her iconic character Denise Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She is also mostly known for her finest performance in the movie Enemy of the State. Her other successful projects are Drunk History, The Red Road, and New Girl.
Bonet has been married twice and is the mother of three children as well.
Early Life, Bio, And Family Of Lisa Bonet
Lisa Bonet was born under the name of Lisa Michelle Bonet. Her other name is Lilakoi Moon but is professionally better known as Lisa Bonet. She is an American actress born on November 16, 1967, in San Francisco, California, USA. She was brought up in California along with her family.
Bonet is the daughter of Opera singer Allen Bonet and a former music teacher, Arlene Litman. Her father Allen is African-American from Texas and her mother Arlene is Jewish. Lisa has many younger half-siblings. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she has a mixed ethnical background.
Lisa has done her schooling from Bonet attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California. She majored in acting from the Celluloid’s Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood.
Lisa Bonet's Professional Career And Wiki
Lisa Bonet got the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show alongside Phylicia Rashad and Bill Cosby. But this opportunity came to her only after she had already been in beauty pageants and made guest appearances on television series as a child.
In 1987, Bonet left The Cosby Show to star in its spin-off series called A Different World. The spin-off series was about Denise Huxtable’s college life. The same year Lisa got the role of Epiphany Proud foot in the movie Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke. The movie was directed by Alan Parker. The film had her showing in an explicit sex scene with the male lead Rourke and the scene was edited to a certain extent. Lisa got pregnant during the run of A Different World and she left the series.
The next year after her delivery Bonet was taken back to The Cosby Show only to be fired in 1991. The reason for firing her was said to have been ‘Creative differences’. When The Cosby was no more there for her she started to do Straight-to-video releases and made-for-TV movies. She got a supporting role in the 1998 movie Enemy of the State with Will Smith.
Bonet also appeared in the movie High Fidelity. In 2003, she played the role of Queenie in Biker Boyz. There she reunited with Kadeem Hardison, her former co-star of A Different World. In 2006 she co-starred in the film Whitepaddy. She appeared in the American adaption of the British TV series Life on Mars.
Bonet made the appearance in Girls and Ray Donovan, in the year 2016.
Lisa Bonet's Net Worth And Salary
Lisa Bonet has earned a considerable amount of money from her illustrious career. As of 2019, Bonet has an estimated net worth of around $10 million, as per Celebrity's net worth. And according to TheRichest is around $16 million. The actress has played a number of major roles in both movies and TV series. It is also a major part of her net worth.
The actress owns a house in Topanga, California. But the financial detail of the duplex is yet to be revealed.
Bonet landed her significant role in a 1998 American conspiracy-thriller movie Enemy of the State. The movie was turned out to be commercially successful making more than $250 million on a budget of $90 million.
Bonet is also the proud owner of Range Rover which is worth around $80,340.
Lisa Bonet's Husband, Married, Kids, Relationship
Lisa Bonet tied the knots with his girlfriend, singer Lenny Kravitz in Las Vegas, Nevada. This happened on November 16, 1987, on her 20th birthday. When recalling the relationship Lisa says that it was interesting and similar backgrounds helped them be close.
Bonet has a daughter with Kravitz, her name is Zoe Isabella (Kravitz), was born on December 1, 1988. Isabella is also is an actress, singer, and model. Lisa and Lenny had a bitter break up and they ended up getting divorced in 1993. The breakup had Lisa’s stardom fading while Lenny Kravitz became more popular.
‘Mama Said’ is the title of Lenny’s second album which contains songs of heartache, the songs are said to be all about Lisa. She dated yoga instructor Bryan Kest in 1992 and was in a loving relationship with him. She changed her name to Lilakoi Moon legally in 2005.
Bonet started dating actor Jason Momoa in 2005. The two married on November 15, 2007, and have a child together too. Her spouse Jason is known for his roles in the TV Shows like Baywatch, Stargate Atlantis, the Game of Thrones series, and the remake of Conan the Barbarian. She has two children with Jason.
Bonet's second child, a daughter and first with Jason was Lola Iolani Momoa who was born on July 23, 2007. They have a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa who was born on December 15, 2008.
The power couple has been sharing a wonderful married life since their marriage with no divorce rumors.
Lisa Bonet's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Lisa Bonet has a height of 5' 2" (1.57 m) and her weight is53 kg or 117 lbs.
- Body Measurement: 30-23-31
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
- Breast Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
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by sanjeet, 10 Mar, 2014