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Lisa Bonet is an American actress. She is best known for playing Denise Huxtable on the sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–1992) and its spinoff series A Different World (1987–1993), which earned her a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Following the role of Denise, Bonet has sporadically worked in acting, appearing in roles such as Maya Daniels in Life on Mars (2008–2009) and Marisol on Ray Donovan (2016). She also appeared in Angel Heart (1987), High Fidelity (2000), Biker Boyz (2003), and Road to Paloma (2013).
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Lisa Michelle Bonet was born on November 16, 1967 (age 54 years) in San Francisco, California, United States. She is the daughter of Arlene Joyce Litman, a schoolteacher of Jewish descent, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer of African American heritage from Texas.
She has five half-sisters and two half-brothers by her father’s marriage to Deborah Church. Bonet graduated from Birmingham High School, in Van Nuys, California and later studied acting at the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood.
Lisa Bonet landed the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show, the second oldest child of the parents played by Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad after being in beauty competitions and appearing in guest spots on television series as a child.
Bonet briefly left The Cosby Show to star in the spin-off series A Different World in 1987, which focused on Denise’s life at college. That year, Bonet, then 19, played 17-year-old Epiphany Proudfoot in the movie Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke.
In the film, several seconds of an explicit scene she shared with Rourke (filmed when she was 18) were edited to ensure an R rating. It was followed by a topless centerspread in Interview magazine.
After announcing her pregnancy during the run of A Different World, Bonet left the series. She returned to The Cosby Show the following year, but was fired in April 1991 because of “creative differences”. After The Cosby Show, Bonet appeared in direct-to-video releases and made-for-television movies.
In September 1992, Lisa Bonet hosted Why Bother Voting? an election special focusing on young voters’ concerns and apathy. She had supporting roles in the 1998 film Enemy of the State and the 2000 film High Fidelity. In 2003 she played Queenie in Biker Boyz, which reunited her with her A Different World co-star Kadeem Hardison.
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Bonet co-starred in the film Whitepaddy in 2005. While she did not have another film role until 2014’s Road to Paloma, she did make a number of appearances in episodes of television dramas and comedies, starting in 2008 in the American adaptation of the British television series Life on Mars. She had a recurr ing role in the 2014–15 series The Red Road, starring her partner and future husband Jason Momoa.
On November 16, 1987, her 20th birthday, Bonet eloped with American rock singer Lenny Kravitz in Las Vegas. Bonet recalled of their relationship:
It was interesting when we were first finding out about each other, that our backgrounds were so similar. When I first told him my mom was Jewish, and he said “So’s my dad,” I thought that was both unusual and enchanting. I felt like, “Okay, here’s someone who really knows how it is.” And I think I trusted him a little more with my feelings and let him inside a little more than I ordinarily would have.
Lisa Bonet gave birth to their daughter Zoë Isabella Kravitz on December 1, 1988. She and Kravitz divorced in 1993. In 1995, Bonet legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon, although she still uses the name Lisa Bonet professionally.
In 2005, Lisa Bonet began a relationship with actor Jason Momoa. They married in October 2017. Bonet and Momoa have two children: a daughter born in July 2007, and a son born in December 2008. In January 2022, Momoa and Bonet announced they are ending their marriage.
Lisa Bonet net worth
How much is Lisa Bonet worth? L isa Bonet net worth is estimated at around $12 million. Her main source of income is from her career as an actress. Bonet successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and influential actresses in the United States.