One of the most tempting and famous models and actress is LisaRaye McCoy. A successful actress, businesswoman, model, fashion designer, so many talents in one woman, this is possible only for Lisa. Let us get to know more about the life, career and the net worth of LisaRaye McCoy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on the 23rd of September 1967. It was Chicago, Illinois where she was born. She is an American by nationality. Though she has made her name now, she belonged to a pronounced family as her father is the reputed businessman DavidRay McCoy and mother Katie McCoy was also a professional model earlier.
Her initial education was from St. James College Prep, Kenwood Academy as she was living in the south of Chicago. She went to Thornridge High School after that and then graduated in 1986. She attended Eastern Illinois University and then got into pursuing her career of acting.
Lisa became a mother and gave birth to Kai Morae Pace in an early stage of her life when she was in a relationship with Kenji Pace. Later on, she got married to Tony Martin, but it ended with a divorce in 1994. But in 2006, she again married the elected Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands of 2003 named, Michael Misick. It was a grand ceremony leading up to a three weeks extended honeymoon. She became the first lady of Turks and Caicos. But all in vain as their marriage also ended in 2008.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Model LisaRaye McCoy first entered in this field through modeling, but then she went on to the acting career. Her debut role was as the lead of the movie “Reasons” by Monty Ross. Then her first leading role was of Diana Armstrong in the movie “The Players Club” in 1998.
After this, she went on doing a lot of films which include “The Wood,” “All About You,” “Go for Broke” etc. “All Of Us” is the sitcom where McCoy did a splendid job in 2003. Interestingly she wanted to get away with monotony in her career, and so she got into making music videos too. Some of her renowned videos are “Toss It Up” by Tupac Shakur, “True Love” by Calvin Richardson, “Download” by Lil’ Kim, and many more.
She also launched lingerie called “Luxe & Romance” and a jean line called “Xraye.” In collaboration with PZI Jeans, she launched her first jean collection known as “The LisaRaye Collection” in 2011. In 2007 LisaRaye was nominated by the NAACP Image Awards for the “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.”
Net Worth & Earnings
Her estimated net worth is around $12.5 million, and most of it is from her modeling and acting career. Her appearances and performances in different shows and movies paid her well. Music videos, ownership of two premiere fashion lines, all together made her net worth reach such a height.
The story of LisaRaye McCoy is highly inspirational for all women who are talented and high aspirants too. And all who wishes to gain success in life shall be encouraged through her life irrespective of gender.