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Lisa Bonet- Bio, Career, Height, Marital Life, Net Worth & Photos

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Lisa Bonet (born Lisa Michelle Bonet on November 16, 1967) is an American actress who rose to prominence throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. Four Young Artist Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Saturn Award have all been nominated for her.

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Lisa Bonet bio

Actress Lisa Bonet was born on November 16, 1967 in San Francisco, California. Her parents are African-American and Jewish.

Her father, Allen Bonet, is an opera singer. Her mother, Arlene Bonet, was a music teacher. Bonet holds multiple nationalities.

She attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys and graduated from the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood. Bonet is married to actor Jason Momoa.

Lisa Bonet’s parents split when she was a child. She has two half-brothers and five half-sisters.

Lisa began acting at age 11 and received her high school diploma.

She was 16 when she landed her role as Denise Huxtable in the popular sitcom, “The Cosby Show”. Her role as a TV actress earned her recognition and acclaim for her role.

Lisa Bonet career

Bonet got the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show, the second-oldest child of Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad, after competing in beauty pageants and starring in guest spots on television series as a child.

She took a break from The Cosby Show in 1987 to star in the spin-off series A Different World, which centred on Denise’s college years.

That year, Bonet, at 19, starred alongside Mickey Rourke in the film Angel Heart as Epiphany Proudfoot, a 17-year-old girl.

Several seconds of a graphic sequence she shared with Rourke (filmed when she was 18) were cut out of the film to keep the R rating. Bonet was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Angel Heart.

In Interview magazine, it was followed by a topless centerspread.

Bonet received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1988.

Bonet departed the series after revealing her pregnancy during the run of A Different World.

The next year, she returned to The Cosby Show, but was sacked in April 1991 due to “creative differences.” Following The Cosby Show, Bonet appeared in a number of direct-to-video and made-for-television films.

Bonet hosted Why Bother Voting?, an election programme focusing on the concerns and indifference of young voters, in September 1992.

She has supporting roles in the films Enemy of the State (1998) and High Fidelity (2000).

She reconnected with her A Different World co-star Kadeem Hardison in the 2003 film Biker Boyz, in which she played Queenie.

In 2005, Bonet co-starred in the film Whitepaddy. While she didn’t feature in another film until 2014’s Road to Paloma, she did appear in a number of television dramas and comedies, beginning in 2008 with the American remake of the British television series Life on Mars.

Her companion and future husband Jason Momoa starred in the 2014–15 series The Red Road, in which she had a recurring role.

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)
Weight 53 kg (117 lbs)
Waist 23 inches
Hips 31 inches
Dress Size 2 (US)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

 

Lisa Bonet husband

Bonet married American rock singer Lenny Kravitz in Las Vegas on November 16, 1987, her 20th birthday.

Bonet reminisced on their friendship: “When we were initially getting to know each other, it was surprising to see how similar our backgrounds were.

I felt that was both odd and enchanting when I told him my mother was Jewish and he replied, “So is my father.” “OK, here’s someone who actually knows how it is,” I thought.

And I believe I trusted him with my feelings a little more and let him in a little more than I normally would.”

On December 1, 1988, Bonet gave birth to their daughter Zo Isabella Kravitz. Kravitz and she divorced in 1993.

Although she still goes by the name Lisa Bonet professionally, Bonet legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon in 1995.

Bonet started dating Jason Momoa, an actor, in 2005. They tied the knot in October of 2017.

Bonet and Momoa have a daughter, born in July 2007, and a son, born in December 2008. Momoa and Bonet revealed that they were divorcing in January 2022.

Lisa Bonet net worth

Lisa Bonet net worth is estimated to be $14 milion, as of 2022.

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