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An American film and television actress Lisa Bonet stepped into the world of glamour and entertainment as a child with commercials. After majoring in acting, she started working in several films and TV programs.
Her notable role of Denise Huxtable in the NBC sitcom, ‘The Cosby Show’ brought her recognition and popularity and led her to reprise the role in the series’ spinoff comedy, ‘A Different World’.
She displayed her versatility in the American neo-noir psychological horror film ‘Angel Heart’. She was born as Lisa Michelle Bonet on November 16, 1967. Her other notable TV projects include ‘Life on Mars’ and ‘The Red Road’ and TV movies like ‘New Eden’ and ‘Lathe of Heaven’.
Height / Weight / Age
Lisa Bonet weighs 53 kg and 117 lbs in pounds. This talented actress is 157 cm or in feet, inches 5’2” tall. She looks beautiful in curly black color hair and wide black color eyes. She has a slim body with figure measurement’s 32 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 34 inches hips approximately. Her shoe size is 6 and her bra size is 30B.
According to the sources, Lisa Bonet’s estimated net worth is $10 million approximately.
Education / Family
Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, the US to Allen Bonet and Arlene (née Litman). Her African-American father was an opera singer while her Ashkenazi Jew mother is a teacher by profession.
When she was a child, her parents got separated. Due to her parent’s re-marriages, she has many step-siblings. Since the age of 11, she delved into acting as a child artist. In childhood, she has appeared in many beauty pageants and featured in guest spots on TV series.
She attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California for her elementary education. Later, she was enrolled in Celluloid Actor’s Studio located in North Hollywood, and was majored in acting.
|Real Name||Lisa Michelle Bonet|
|Nickname||Lilakoi Moon, Lisa|
|Birth Place||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||November 16, 1967|
|Age||52 years (as in 2019)|
|Height||In centimeters – 157 cm
In feet inches – 5’2”
|Weight||In kilograms – 53 kg
In pounds – 117 lbs
|School||Birmingham High School|
|College||Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood|
|Home Town||San Francisco, USA|
|Debut||Film- Angel Heart (1987)
TV show – St. Elsewhere (1983)
|Fathers Name||Allen Bonet|
|Mothers Name||Arlene Bonet
|Brothers||Name not known|
|Sister||Name not known|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 1983, Lisa made her acting debut on TV in the American medical drama black comedy TV series ‘St. Elsewhere’. In 1984, she earned a breakthrough when she landed up playing the role of Denise Huxtable, in the American TV sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’ starring Bill Cosby.
For her remarkable performance in ‘The Cosby Show’, she earned the ‘Emmy Award’ and ‘Young Artist Award’ nomination. She appeared in ‘Angel Heart’ and was featured in explicit scenes with Rourke. At the 9th Youth in Film Awards, she won a ‘Young Artist Award’ for Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures.
In 1992, she became the host of the elections special program ‘Why Bother Voting?’ She played the supporting role of Rachel Banks in the Will Smith and Gene Hackman starred American conspiracy-thriller film ‘Enemy of the State’. Throughout her career, she was juggling between TV and big screen. In 2008, she was starred in US adaptation of the British science fiction crime drama TV series ‘Life on Mars’.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
The American singer Lenny Kravitz was Lisa’s first husband and the couple had a daughter named Zoë Isabella. In 1993, the couple got separated. In 2005, she married the actor Jason Momoa and has a daughter named Lola Iolani Momoa and a son named akoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.
|Husband||Lenny Kravitz (1987-1993)
Jason Momoa (2005-present)
|Children||Son – Nokoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa
Daughter – Zoe Kravitz,
Lola Iolani Momoa
Here is the list of Lisa Bonet’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favorite Actress||Nicole Kidman|
|Favorite Place||Hawaii, Miami|
|Favorite Food||Spanish, Chinese dish|
Some Interesting Facts About Lisa Bonet
- In1995, Lisa legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon.
- The song “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” by Lenny Kravitz was written about her.
- Her daughter Zoë Kravitz’s godmother is Marisa Tomei, who is a former A Different World co-star.
- In 2003, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’ mentioned her in the song ‘Bob’ which uses palindromic lyrics to parody the 1965 song “Subterranean Homesick Blues” by Bob Dylan: “Lisa Bonet ate no basil”.
- At the age of 21, she gave birth to her first child on December 1, 1988.
- She does not own a television and does not even allow at home.
- In May 1988, when she appeared semi-nude on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, she was 2 months pregnant.
- In 1993, she divorced Lenny Kravitz, because he started cheating on her.
- She was also linked with Bryan Kest who is a yoga instructor.
- Due to the creative differences, she was fired from The Cosby Show in 1991.