Lisa Bonet Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Jul, 2018
Facts of Lisa Bonet
Date of Birth: 1967 , November-16
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Lisa Bonet
Birth Name Lisa Michelle Bonet
Nick Name Lilakoi Moon
Father Allen Bonet
Mother Arlene Bonet
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California, USA
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $10 Million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Body Measurements 34-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 34 A
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.4
Shoe Size 8
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for acting in The Cosby Show
Married Married in 1987 and again in 2007
Married to Lenny Kravitz(1987);Jason Momao(2007)
Children Zoe Isabella(From Lenny);Lola Lolani Momao(2007);Namakekha Momao(2008)
Divorce Divorced in 1993 with Lenny Kravitz
Education Major in Acting at Celluloid ACtor's Studio
Movies Around 8 movies including Angel Heart and Road to Paloma
TV Show Around 9 TV Shows including The Cosby Show
Siblings Several-Young- Half Siblings
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American actress Lisa Bonet grabbed a 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 And Education Of Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet was born under the name 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 brought up in California along with her family. 

Bonet is the daughter of an 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

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.

CAPTION: Lisa Bonet SOURCE: ET Canada

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 2018, she has an estimated net worth of around n$10 million, as per Celebrity net worth. And according to TheRichest is around $16 million. 

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. 

CAPTION: Lisa Bonet's Range Rover SOURCE: feedweekly.com

Bonet is also the proud owner of Range Rover which worth around $80,340. 

Lisa Bonet's Personal Life, Married, And Affair 

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 living in relationship with him. She changed her name to Lilakoi Moon legally in 2005. 

CAPTION: Lisa Bonet SOURCE: Yahoo

Bonet started dating with actor Jason Momoa since 2005. The two married on November 15, 2007, and has a child together too. Her spouse Jason is known for his roles in the TV Shows like Baywatch, Stargate Atlantis, Game of Thrones series and the remake of Conan the Barbarian. She has two children with Jason.

Bonet's second child 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.

Lisa Bonet's Body Measurement 

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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