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Lisa Bonet net worth:
$10 Million

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Lisa Bonet Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Lisa Michelle Bonet is an American actress and film director, born on 16 November 1967 in San Francisco, California of African-American and Jewish decent, She is still probably best known for her role in the legendary 1980s sitcom “The Cosby Show”, although her career has now spanned over 30 years.

So just how rich is Lisa Bonet, as of early 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that her current net worth is over $10 million, earned primarily by appearing in popular TV series and movies.

Lisa Bonet Net Worth $10 Million

Bonet became interested in acting at an early age, and as a child she was already landing small roles in various television shows. She graduated from the North Hollywood Celluloid Actor’s Studio where she majored in acting, after which her big breakthrough was being cast in the role of Denise Huxtable Kendall in “The Cosby Show” in 1987. Becoming a recognizable face all over the world increased Lisa Bonet’s net worth, and her marketability. She appeared in the show’s spin-off “A Different World”, thus leaving “The Crosby Show” for a while, and for her role in the show she received an Emmy Award nomination.

Concurrently in 1987, Lisa Bonet starred alongside Mickey Rourke in the movie “Angel Heart”, which was also popular, and she became more recognised outside of the world of television. One year later she appeared in a supporting role in “Enemy of the State”, and her other notable appearances have been in the movies “High Fidelity”, “Whitepaddy”, and “Biker Boyz” in which she played the character Queenie. Her latest works are in the role of Maya Daniels in the US TV show “Life on Mars”, broadcast by the ABC, plus in the TV series “Girls” and “Ray Donovan” in 2016.

The star’s personal life is just as talked-about as her acting career. In 1992, Bonet decided to legally change her name to Lilakoi Moon, although professionally she is still known as Lisa Bonet. Her relationship with famous musician Lenny Kravitz was often discussed in the tabloids; the couple married in Las Vegas in 1987 after two years of dating, but divorced six years later – they have a daughter. 2005 saw the beginning of her relationship with actor Jason Momoa who became her husband in 2007. At age 39 Lisa Bonet gave birth to her second daughter, followed by a son in 2008. Lisa currently lives in Los Angeles with all her children, in a home she purchased for a million dollars in 1998.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ray Donovan2016TV SeriesMarisol Campos
Girls2016TV SeriesTandice Moncrief
Michael Raymond-James for BulliesKeepOut.com2015Video short
The Red Road2014-2015TV SeriesSky Van Der Veen
New Girl2014TV SeriesBrenda Brown
Drunk History2013-2014TV SeriesRosa Parks Mary Ellen Pleasant
Road to Paloma2014Magdalena
Life on Mars2008-2009TV SeriesDetective Maya Daniels
Whitepaddy2006Mae Evans
Biker Boyz2003Queenie
Lathe of Heaven2002TV MovieHeather Lelache
High Fidelity2000Marie De Salle
Enemy of the State1998Rachel F. Banks
New Eden1994TV MovieLily
Dead Connection1994Catherine Briggs
Bank Robber1993Priscilla
The Cosby Show1984-1991TV SeriesDenise Huxtable Denise Huxtable Kendall
A Different World1987-1989TV SeriesDenise Huxtable
Angel Heart1987Epiphany Proudfoot
ABC Afterschool Specials1985TV SeriesCarrie
Tales from the Darkside1985TV SeriesJustine
Sound of Sunshine - Sound of Rain1983ShortThe Sister (as Lisa Boney)
St. Elsewhere1983TV SeriesCarla

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Waking Compton2006Documentary short
Gentleman Who Fell1993Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cosby Show1986TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whatever Happened To?2008TV SeriesHerself
KTLA Morning News2006TV SeriesHerself
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentary
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Rock the Vote1993TV MovieHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1990TV SeriesHerself
The Earth Day Special1990TV SpecialDenise Huxtable
The Cosby Outtakes Show1990TV MovieHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1986-1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy
Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus1987TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville1987TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Program
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa1985TV SpecialHerself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHerself
Body Language1985TV SeriesHerself
Battle of the Network Stars XVIII1985TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team
Motown Returns to the Apollo1985TV SpecialHerself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHerself
The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Fast Copy1985TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Pioneers of Television2014TV Mini-Series documentaryDenise Huxtable - Cosby Show
The Cosby Show: 25th Anniversary Special2009TV Movie documentaryDenise Huxtable Kendall
100 Greatest Teen Stars2007TV Mini-SeriesHerself
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesDenise Huxtable
The Making of 'Enemy of the State'2006Video documentary shortHerself
Century of Black Cinema2003Video documentaryHerself
The Cosby Show: A Look Back2002TV Movie documentaryHerself / Denise Huxtable Kendall
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show1992TV Special documentaryHerself / Denise Huxtable Kendall
The Cosby Show1987TV SeriesDenise Huxtable

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or SpecialThe Cosby Show (1984)· Malcolm-Jamal Warner
· Tempestt Bledsoe
· Keshia Knight Pulliam
· Sabrina Le Beauf
· Geoffrey Owens
· Deon Richmond
1988Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Female Superstar in Motion PicturesAngel Heart (1987)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Guest Performer in a Drama SeriesRay Donovan (2013)
2006TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Singing SiblingsThe Cosby Show (1984)· Sabrina Le Beauf
· Malcolm-Jamal Warner
· Tempestt Bledsoe
· Keshia Knight Pulliam
2001Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Supporting ActressHigh Fidelity (2000)
1988Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActressAngel Heart (1987)
1988Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress Starring in a New Television Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1986Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)
1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress Starring in a Television SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)


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#Fact
1Her father was African-American. Her mother's family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Poland and Russia).
2While portraying roommates on A Different World (1987) , she and co-star Marisa Tomei lived together in real life.
3Gave birth to her third child at age 41, a son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa on December 15, 2008. Child's father is her boyfriend [now second husband], Jason Momoa.
4Gave birth to her second child at age 39, a daughter Lola Iolani Momoa on July 23, 2007. Child's father is her boyfriend [now second husband], Jason Momoa.
5Gave birth to her first child at age 21, a daughter Zoë Kravitz (aka Zoë Isabella Kravitz) on December 1, 1988. Child's father is her first husband, Lenny Kravitz.
6Was mentioned in the 2003 song, "Bob", by 'Weird Al' Yankovic -- which uses palindromic lyrics to parody the 1965 song "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by Bob Dylan: "Lisa Bonet ate no basil".
7Former A Different World (1987) co-star Marisa Tomei is godmother of her daughter Zoë Kravitz.
8The Lenny Kravitz song "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over" was written about her.
9Has had a hip hop album tribute to her by the duo, Felt, (Slug of Atmosphere and Murs of Living Legends) entitled "Felt 2: A tribute to Lisa Bonet." The first was entitled "Felt: A Tribute to Christina Ricci".
10Had her name legally changed to Lilakoi Moon in 1995.
11Is a vegetarian.

#Quote
1We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick. You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk. Some people just hold it. Others really share.
2I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
3Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird.
4The Cosby years were a major part of my life, but it is the past; I don't really concentrate on it.
5My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
6When I was 16 I was fortunate enough to get Cosby and move to New York and shift my whole life. that had been my dream all along, and it came true.
7An instructor once told me that when there's resistance in your body, it's only because of the resistance in your mind. It's about getting inside the pose. Being the breath.
8It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.
9I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career.
10I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
11I'm part of an important movement that needs to happen.
12I'm a shy person. I don't know if it's in my DNA to share with the world.
13I was obsessed with the Olympics. It's so exciting to see that level of excellence and endurance.
14I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog, was my best friend growing up.
15I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected.
16Having a mate has given me that feeling of safety.
17That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.
18Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there. Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts.
19I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them speak and see how music manipulates them.
20Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time. So many go in and never come out, and primarily they're black and Latino.
21Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn't want to pass on to her.
22I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
23Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
24My desire to participate in the business is not to make more crap.
25A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
26My life is art. Its how I express God.
27Everyone has their story. Everyone has issues. You have to face your fears.
28We're getting ready to take over the world. My group of girlfriends - we're renegades.
29What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.
30Let those who know know, and let me keep what little privacy I can.
31It's okay to be a freak.


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