Lisa Bonet

Birth Day November 16th, 1967
Birth Place San Francisco, California
Age 56 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

One of the professional well-known American actress is named for Lisa Bonet who rose to fame after landing her iconic character Denise Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She is also famous for her finest performance in the movie Enemy of the State. Some of her other notable works include Drunk History, The Red Road, and New Girl. Overall, Lisa Bonet is a very talented actress. Recently, Jason Momoa gives Jacket to Lisa Bonet at Golden Globes 2020. Jason arrived at the awards ceremony, on the arm of wife Lisa Bonet, wearing a velvet tuxedo jacket, which was surely Twitter-bait enough. But shortly after actor Brian Cox took to the stage, the Globes camera caught sight of Momoa with his hair up, sans jacket, sporting a sleeveless black tank top. And Twitter users just about lost their minds.

Lisa Bonet With Her Husband, Jason Momoa At Golden Globes 2020 Awards


Famous For

  • Being an American Actress.
  • For her role as Denise Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.

What is the birthplace of Lisa Bonet?

Lisa Bonet was born on 16th November 1967 in San Francisco, California, the United States to parents Allen Bonet and Arlene Litman. Her father is an opera singer and her mother was a music teacher and was of Jewish descent. She belongs to American nationality and mixed (African- American- Ashkenazi Jewish) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Scorpio. She was born under the name of Lisa Michelle Bonet. Her other name is Lilakoi Moon. Lisa has many younger half-siblings. She has done her schooling from Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California. She majored in acting from the Celluloid’s Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood. Moreover, she joined Reseda High School.

How Lisa Bonet began her Career?

  • Bonet's initial acting endeavors include playing Carla in the American medical drama black comedy TV series ‘St. Elsewhere’ in the seventh episode of its second season titled ‘Entrapment’ that featured on 7th December 1983.
  • After that, she landed up playing the role of Denise Huxtable, the free-spirited and rebellious second child of Dr Cliff and Clair Huxtable, in the American TV sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’ starring Bill Cosby in the year 1984. 
  • ‘The Cosby Show’ that premiered on NBC on September 20, 1984, and ran for 8 seasons till April 30, 1992, was a hit being rated #1 show on TV for five of its consecutive seasons.

Lisa Bonet In The Cosby Show


  • She garnered immense popularity playing Denise in ‘The Cosby Show’ featuring on-and-off in the series starting from its first episode titled ‘Theo's Economic Lesson’ till the twenty-fourth episode of its seventh season titled ‘Cliff and Jake’ that featured on 11th April 1991, thus appearing in a total of 98 episodes.
  • Moerover, the show earned her ‘Emmy Award’ and ‘Young Artist Award’ nomination.
  • In the year 1985, she was featured in two American anthology TV series - as Justine in the episode ‘The Satanic Piano’ from the series ‘Tales from the Darkside’, and as Carrie in the series ‘ABC Afterschool Special’.
  • She features as Epiphany Proudfoot in the Alan Parker directed American neo-noir psychological horror film ‘Angel Heart’ starring opposite Mickey Rourke which was released on 6th March 1987.
  • The movie earned her ‘Young Artist Award’ for Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures at the 9th Youth in Film Awards as also a ‘Saturn Award’ nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
  • She then went on to pose nude for several magazines including a topless centerspread in ‘Interview’.
  • Her professional relationship with Bill Cosby, her boss, and co-star of ‘The Cosby Show’, remained difficult, especially with regard to her performance in ‘Angel Heart’ which is rumored to have led to her exit from the series.
  • She reprised the role in the sitcom ‘A Different World’, a spin-off of ‘The Cosby Show’ that premiered on NBC on 24th September 1987; as also in the TV special ‘The Earth Day Special’ that aired on 22nd April 1990, on ABC.
  • Following the first season of ‘A Different World’, she was fired from the series, but she temporarily appeared in ‘The Cosby Show’ after she became pregnant. 
  • She again made her return to ‘The Cosby Show’ in its seventh season after a hiatus during pregnancy, but was eventually fired because of “creative differences”.
  • She was also the host of the elections special program ‘Why Bother Voting?’ in September 1992.
  • She starred as Catherine Briggs in the Nigel Dicks directed the 1994 crime-thriller movie ‘Final Combination’. 
  • She also appeared in a Television movie titled ‘New Eden’ portraying the character of Lily.
  • She then went on to play the supporting role of Rachel Banks in the Will Smith and Gene Hackman starred American conspiracy-thriller film ‘Enemy of the State’ which was released on 20th November 1998, emerged as a big hit at the box-office.
  • She featured as Queenie on 31st January 2003, released film ‘Biker Boyz’ that however failed to get success at the box-office and received generally negative critical reviews. 
  • Her other big-screen endeavors include playing Mae Evans in the 2005 film ‘Whitepaddy’ and as Magdalena in the commercially successful 2014 drama-thriller ‘Road to Paloma’.
  • She played the role of Maya Daniels in the US adaptation of the British science fiction crime drama TV series ‘Life on Mars’. 
  • She then worked in some other TV series including featuring in a couple of episodes in ‘Drunk History’ (2013-2014); in seven episodes in ‘The Red Road’ (2014-2015) with Jason Momoa; and in a couple of episodes in ‘Girls’ (2016) among others.

Who is the Husband of Lisa Bonet?

Lisa Bonet With Her Husband and Child


Regarding the marital status of Lisa Bonet, she is a married woman. Moreover, she has three children. Firstly, she married Lenny Kravitz who is an American rock singer. They married on 16th November 1987 on her 20th Birthday. She gave birth to a daughter, Zoe Kravitz on 1st December 1988. Later, the duo separated in 1993. Her daughter stayed with her after the separation. 

After that, she started dating the Game of Thrones star, Jason Momoa. The couple met in 2005 through common friends and started building the relationship. The duo married on 15th November 2007 but made it legal in October 2017. The couple welcomed their second child, a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa on December 15, 2008. At present, she is living happily with her husband and children. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Lisa Bonet With Her Child, Zoe Kravitz


What is the Net Worth of Lisa Bonet?

Lisa Bonet is a very successful actress and she has earned a considerable amount of money from her movie career which is her major source of earnings. As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of around $16 million, as per Celebrity net worth. But she has not revealed anything regarding her salary but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a considerable amount of salary from her present work. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

How tall is Lisa Bonet?

Lisa Bonet is a very hot and sexy lady with a luring body features. She has a height of 5 feet 2 inches. She has a weight of 53 Kg. She has a measurement of 32-23-31 inches respectively. Lisa’s hair color is black and her eye color is black. Moreover, her shoe size is 8 (US) and her dress size is 2 (US). Overall, she has got a healthy body. 

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