Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet is an American actress who has been gracing our screens since 1983. To the younger generation, they can be forgiven if they don’t know who Lisa is. This is because since the early 1990s she has been a part-time actress and has made very few appearances since then. To the older generation, Lisa is a household name.

She was one of the main characters in the Bill Cosby Show where she played the character of Bill Cosby’s daughter Denise Huxtable. Her other notable work is was also with Bill Cosby in A Different World show which she also played the same character. Since the end of the show in the early 1990s, Lisa has been a semi-retired actress and appears sporadically on television shows.

Well, how well do you know about Lisa Bonet? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lisa Bonet’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lisa Bonet to date.

Biography and Early Life

Professionally, she is known as Lisa Bonet, but her official name is Lisa Michelle Boney. She was born on 16th November 1967 in San Francisco, California, United States. Her father Allen Bonet hailed from Texas and used be to an opera singer. Her mother Arlene Joyce Litman on the other hand was of Jewish origin and used to work as a music teacher.

Lisa is the only child to her mother but she has seven half-siblings from her father’s marriage to Deborah Church. Five of Lisa’s half-siblings are sisters while two are brothers. Lisa grew up in San Francisco under her mother’s care whole solely raised her.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lisa Bonet in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Lisa Bonet’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 November 1967. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


Much of Lisa’s education history is not known to the public considering she retired early in her career. Nevertheless, it’s known Lisa joined Birmingham High School where she graduated. Later on, she joined Celluloid Actor’s Studio where she studied acting.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Lisa got married at a very young becoming a young mother at a very tender age. After meeting Lenny Kravitz who is a rock singer, the two eloped on 16th November 1987. This was the same date Lisa was celebrating her 20th birthday. Lisa described their first meeting as interesting after the two discovered they have many things in common.

According to Lisa, this led her to trust him more and letting him in her life more easily than she should have. Their union was blessed with a daughter Zoe Isabella Kravitz who born on 1st December 1988. Zoe has followed in the footsteps of her parents as she is an actress and a singer. Lisa’s marriage to Lenny lasted for six years before the two finalized their divorce in 1993.

After more than a decade, Lisa met actor Jason Momoa and started a relationship which led to their marriage in October 2017 though they started living together before their marriage. The two have two children together with their daughter being born in July 2007 while their son was born in 2008.

Is Lisa Bonet Lesbian?

Lisa is straight and has never been in a same-sex relationship. In her current and previous relationships, she has only dated people of the opposite sex.

Professional Career

Lisa started off in modeling and participated in several beauty competitions before being noticed by the producers of The Bill Cosby Show. This is when she landed the Denise Huxtable’s role where she played Bill Cosby’s daughter. She left the show in 1987 to star in A Different World show which was a spin-off series for The Cosby show. Her stay was only brief as she would later return to The Cosby show after announcing she was expectant. In 1987, she landed a minor role with the film, Angel Heart.

Lisa didn’t play her character till the end of the Cosby show as she was fired in1991 in what was termed as creative differences. She also starred in the 2005 film Whitepaddy before taking a break until 2014 when she featured in the thriller film Road to Paloma. Since then Lisa has made only a couple of appearances with the recent being in the drama series The Red Road.


With Lisa retiring early, there is no known award that she has won as an individual. Nevertheless, a show like The Cosy show was nominated and won so many awards which were recognition to their work as a team

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lisa Bonet in 2021

Though there is scarce information on what Lisa does today besides acting, it is estimated she is worth around $15 million as of 2021,

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She legally changed her name in 1995 to Lilakoi Moon
  • She is also a music video director

Though not among the most famous Hollywood actresses today, Lisa has made a name for herself by doing something she loved doing since she was a kid. Today while she is not acting, she lives a quiet life with her family.


Facts of Lisa Michelle Boney

  • Gender Female
  • full nameLisa Michelle Boney
  • birthplaceSan Francisco, California, US
  • Date of Birth November 16, 1967
  • Age 56 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg, In Pounds – 126 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 157 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolBirmingham High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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