Lisa Bonet is a famous American actress and film director. Lisa Bonet is most well-known for playing the role of Denise Huxtable Kendall on NBC network’s ‘The Cosby Show’ and its spin-off comedy series, ‘A Different World.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Lisa Bonet as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Lisa Bonet (Lilakoi Moon or Lisa Michelle Bonet) was born on 16th November 1967 in San Francisco in California in the USA. Lisa Bonet’s father, Allen Bonet is of African-American ancestry from Texas. He is an opera singer. Lisa Bonet’s mother, Arlene (née Litman), was a music teacher who had Jewish descent. Lisa Bonet has many younger half-siblings.
Lisa was educated at Birmingham High School in Van Nuys in California. After that, Lisa Bonet majored in acting and graduated from the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood.
On her 20th birthday, Lisa Bonet eloped with Lenny Kravitz, a musician (1987). They went to Las Vegas. Lisa Bonet gave birth to their daughter, Zoë Kravitz (b. 1988). Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz divorced in 1993. Since 2007, Lisa Bonet has been married to Jason Momoa, and the couple has two children named Lola Iolani Momoa, and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Lisa Bonet was a child beauty pageant. After that, Lisa Bonet appeared as guest artists for several supporting roles on television series. She made her name and fame after playing the role of Denise Huxtable, one of Bill Cosby’s children. Along with Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet appeared in NBC’s television series, ‘The Cosby Show’ from September 1984 to April 1992.
In 1986, when Lisa Bonet was 19 years she enacted the 17-year-old Epiphany Proudfoot. She acted opposite Mickey Rourke in Alan Parker’s movie, ‘Angel Heart.’
In 1987, Lisa Bonet left the show to appear on the spin-offs comedy series ‘A Different World’ that focused on Denise Huxtable’s college life. After the first season (1987-1988; 22 episodes), Lisa Bonet resigned after announcing her pregnancy during filming. Lisa Bonet returned to appear in ‘The Cosby Show’ until she was fired in 1991.
In September 1992, Lisa Bonet hosted ‘Why Bother Voting?’, Special election show on concerns of young voters. In 2008, Lisa Bonet appeared in the US adaptation of ‘Life on Mars,’ British television series.
Lisa Bonet appeared in a supporting role with Will Smith in the movie, 1998s ‘Enemy of the State’. She appeared in the movie, the 2000s ‘High Fidelity’. Lisa Bonet played the role of Queenie in 2003s ‘Biker Boyz’. Lisa Bonet, Debra Wilson, Hill Harper, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karen Black, and Sherilyn Fenn enacted in 2006s ‘Whitepaddy’.
Lisa Bonet won the Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures for ‘Angel Heart’ (1988).
Lisa Bonet got nominated several awards for appearing on ‘The Cosby Show.’ These include: Young Artist Award Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy (1985); Best Young Actress Starring in a New Television Comedy (1988); Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special (1989); Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1988); TV Land Awards for Favourite Singing Siblings (2006).
Lisa Bonet got nominated for Saturn Award Best Supporting Actress for ‘Angel Heart’ (1988) and Black Reel Awards for Theatrical – Best Supporting Actress for ‘High Fidelity’ (2001).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Lisa Bonet is $12 million. Most of Lisa Bonet’s wealth comes from her profession as an actress. Since childhood, she played the popular and famous role of Denise Huxtable Kendall, one of Bing Cosby’s children. She appeared in ‘The Cosby Show’ and later in its spin-off television series, ‘A Different World.’ Lisa Bonet earned from enacting in movies and television series.
Over the years and throughout her acting career, Lisa Bonet has appeared in many straight-to-video releases and made-for-television movies.