Lisa Bonet (born November 16, 1967) is an American Actress, Professional Model and Television Personality from San Francisco, California. She worked in various films and TV shows. Her most prominently work was in the show named “The Cosby Show“.
Furthermore, the 51-year-old actress’ role as Denise Huxtable gained a lot of recognition and popularity. In addition, her real full birth name is Lisa Michelle Bonet.
Lisa also starred in its spinoff comedy titled “A Different World” from 1987–88. Moreover, she played the role of Epiphany Proudfoot in the horror film “Angel Heart” opposite Mickey Rourke.
In addition, the actress’ other famous TV shows are “Life on Mars” and “The Red Road”. Bonet also acted in the TV movies like “New Eden” and “Lathe of Heaven”. Lisa’s notable silver-screen roles included the supporting role of Rachel Banks with Will Smith in “Enemy of the State”.
In fact, she also starred as Marie De Salle in “High Fidelity” film. She also won the Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures for Angel Heart in 1988.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
This beautiful actress was born on the 16th November 1967 in San Francisco, California, United States. Therefore, Lisa Bonet’s age is 51 years old, as of 2018. However, in 1995, she changed her name to Lilakoi Moon legally.
Lisa Michelle Bonet was born to African-American father named Allen Bonet. He is an opera singer. Her mother Arlene (née Litman) belonged to a Jewish family. She was a music teacher. Hence, Lisa has multiracial or mixed ethnicity.
Moreover, she attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys. Bonet graduated from the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood. She completed her course with a major in acting.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Children
According to rumors, Lisa started her relationship with boyfriend “Damian Marley”. He is the son of the legendary singer named Bob Marley. The couple was also spotted on a date together by media.
Later, Bonet dated actor Corey Parker in 1986. She also credited him for developing her as an actress a lot in her early days. In 1987, Moon met Lenny Kravitz (musician and singer) at a concert in Los Angeles.
Furthermore, they started their affair shortly after their first meeting. In fact, they also decided to move in together. In November 1987, Lisa married her husband in Las Vegas. The marriage event was held on the same day as her 20th birthday.
In December 1988, Lisa gave birth to a daughter named Zoë Isabella Kravitz. She is also a famous American actress. Recently, she appeared in the film named “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” as Leta Lestrange. The other main casts of the film are Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterston, Claudia Kim etc.
Moreover, Lisa first met her spouse Jason Momoa at a club, where Mickey Champion was performing. Jason already had a crush on her. He was a huge fan of her role in The Cosby Show. Later, they started dating each other.
She gave birth to their first child – a daughter named Lola Iolani Momoa in July 2007. Lisa and Jason tied the knot in November 2007 in a private wedding ceremony. They welcomed their son, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa in December 2008.
|Real Full Birth Name||Lisa Michelle Bonet.|
|Nick name||Lisa, Lilakoi Moon, Lisa Bonet.|
|Famous for||1. Her role in the show “The Cosby Show”.|
2. Being the wife of Jason Momoa (American actor, writer, film producer, director, and model).
|Debut|| Film: Angel Heart (1987, Epiphany Proudfoot).|
TV-Show: St. Elsewhere (1983, Carla).
|Age (As of 2018)||51 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 16, 1967.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||San Francisco, California, United States.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|Current Residence||Topanga, California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 2″.|
Centimeters: 157 cm.
Meters: 1.57 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 53 Kg.|
Pounds: 117 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||32-23-31.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents|| Father: Allen Bonet.|
Mother: Arlene Bonet.
|Siblings||has several half-siblings.|
|Famous Relatives||Uncle: |
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Damian Marley.|
2. Corey Parker.
3. Bryan Kest.
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Lenny Kravitz (1987-1993).|
2. Jason Momoa (2005-Present).
|Son||Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.|
|Daughter||1. Zoë Kravitz.|
2. Lola Iolani Momoa.
|Highest Qualification||Major in acting.|
|School||Birmingham High School.|
|College/ University||Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.|
Actress: Nicole Kidman.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Hawaii & Miami.|
|Love to do||Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Spanish & Chinese Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$10 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Under Review.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lisa Bonet
- Her former spouse Lenny wrote a song named “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” for her during their marriage.
- In 1993, she divorced her husband when he started cheating her.
- The 51-year-old actress also had a brief affair with Bryan Kest (yoga instructor).
- Furthermore, Lisa started appearing in local TV commercials by the age of 11.
- Lisa Bonet’s height is around 5 Feet 2 Inches tall (157 centimeters) and her body weight is 53 Kilograms (117 Pounds).
- Money Factor: Her estimated Net worth is valued at around $10 million US Dollar.
- In 1991, Bonet was fired from The Cosby Show because of creative differences.
- The hip-hop duo Felt released an album named “Felt 2: A Tribute to Lisa Bonet”. It was a tribute to the beautiful actress.