Vanessa Angel was born on the 10th November 1966 in London, England, and is an actress and former model, probably best known for her role as Lisa in the television series “Weird Science” from 1994 to 1998, but also from her appearances in such movies as “Kingpin” (1996), “The Perfect Score” (2004), and “Hall Pass” (2011). Her career started in 1982.
Have you ever wondered how rich Vanessa Angel is as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Angel’s net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount earned through her successful acting career, but in addition to which, Angel has also worked as a model, and developed her own fashion line, which have improved her wealth too.
Vanessa Angel Net Worth $3 Million
Vanessa is a daughter of Peter Angel, a stockbroker, and Elizabeth, and was educated in London. She was discovered by an agent, and at 16 years of age, Vanessa began her career as a model after moving to New York and signing a contract with the Ford Model agency, subsequently appearing on the covers of such magazines as Cosmopolitan and Vogue, which was a significant base for her net worth.
Her on-screen debut came in 1985, when she had a role in John Landis’ “Spies Like Us” (1985) alongside Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd and Steve Forrest. By the end of the ‘80s, Vanessa had played in “Another Chance” (1989), and then appeared in Abel Ferrara’s “King of New York” (1990) starring Christopher Walken, David Caruso and Laurence Fishburne. In 1991, Angel had parts in three episode of “Baywatch” and then in eight episodes of the Golden Globe Award-nominated “Reasonable Doubts” from 1992 to 1993. She continued with roles in such movies as “Sleep with Me” (1994), and “Kingpin” (1996) with Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid and Bill Murray. In the meantime, Angel played in 88 episodes of “Weird Science” (1994-1998), and ended the ‘90s with parts in “Kissing a Fool” (1998) alongside David Schwimmer, Jason Lee and Mili Avital, and “Made Men” (1999) starring Jim Belushi, Michael Beach and Timothy Dalton, all endeavours adding to her net worth.
In 2000, Vanessa played in three episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated “Stargate SG-1”, and later she appeared in “The Perfect Score” (2004) with Scarlett Johansson, Erika Christensen and Chris Evans. More recently, Angel has had parts in such movies as “Blind Ambition” (2008), “Hall Pass” (2011) starring Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis and Christina Applegate, and “Trouble Sleeping” (2015) alongside Billy Zane. At the moment, she is working in the series “Being Mary Jane”, and in the horror movies “Lycan”, and “Behind the Walls”, both of which will be released late in 2017.
Besides acting, Vanessa Angel established a clothing line in 2009 called VANE la, which sells the 1970s-inspired dresses and tops in Los Angeles.
Regarding her personal life, Vanessa Angel has been married to Rick Otto since 1996, and has a daughter with him.
She was introduced to her future husband Rick Otto by her Weird Science (1994) co-star Lee Tergesen.
Mother of a daughter.
Vanessa started a clothing line in 2009, VANE la, which sells in top boutiques in Los Angeles, including Ron Herman and Belle Gray. She designs 70's inspired dresses and tops in silk, vintage prints.
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