Lisa Bonet Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Children, Jason Momoa, Movies, Net Worth

Lisa Bonet (Lisa Michelle Bonet) is an American actress best known for her role as Denise Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show,

Lisa Bonet Biography

Lisa Bonet (Lisa Michelle Bonet) is an American actress best known for her role as Denise Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, which originally aired from September 1984 to April 1992. She then stared in its spinoff comedy, A Different World, for its first season (1987–88).

Lisa Bonet Age | How Old Is Lisa Bonet

She was born on 16 November 1967 in San Francisco, California, United States. She is 55 years old as of 2022.

Lisa Bonet Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).

Lisa Bonet Family | Lisa Bonet Parents

Bonet is the daughter of Arlene (née Litman), a music teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. Her father was African-American, and her mother is Jewish. Bonet has several younger half-siblings.

Lisa Bonet Husband | Who Is Lisa Bonet Married To?

Jason Momoa And Lisa Bonet | Jason Momoa Lisa Bonet

Bonet is married to actor Jason Momoa. The two began dating in 2005, and though it was widely believed that Momoa and Bonet married on November 15, 2007, the couple did not actually make it official until October 2017.

Sadly in  January 2022, Lisa and Momoa shocked fans after announing their break-up after 16 years together and five years of marriage, however the pair still remains in good terms.

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Lisa Bonet And Lenny Kravitz

Bonet was previously married to American rock singer Lenny Kravitz from 1987 – 1993. Bonet eloped with Kravitz in Las Vegas on November 16, 1987, on her 20th birthday. She recalled of their relationship:

It was interesting when we were first finding out about each other, that our backgrounds were so similar. When I first told him my mom was Jewish, and he said ‘So’s my dad,’ I thought that was both unusual and enchanting. I felt like, ‘Okay, here’s someone who really knows how it is.’ And I think I trusted him a little more with my feelings and let him inside a little more than I ordinarily would have.

Bonet and Kravitz separated in 1993. In 1995, she legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon, although she still uses the name Lisa Bonet professionally.

Lisa Bonet Children | Lisa Bonet Kids

Bonet has one child with her first husband Kravitz, a daughter Zoë Isabella born on December 1, 1988.

Bonet and Momoa have two kids; a daughter Lola Iolani Momoa born on July 23, 2007 and a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa born on December 15, 2008.

Lisa Bonet Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars which she has earned through her acting career.

Lisa Bonet Salary

Bonet earns an estimated salary of about $50000 to $100000 annually.

Lisa Bonet Education

She attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California. She then attended the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood where she majored in acting.

Lisa Bonet Cosby Show

In 1987, Bonet briefly left The Cosby Show to star in the spin-off series A Different World, which focused on Denise’s life at college. In the same year, Bonet appeared in the role of 17-year-old Epiphany Proudfoot in the movie Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke, directed by Alan Parker.

After announcing her pregnancy during the run of A Different World, Bonet left the series. The following year, Bonet returned to The Cosby Show, but was fired in April 1991 because of “creative differences”.

Lisa Bonet Career

After The Cosby Show, she began to accept jobs on straight-to-video releases and made-for-television movies. In September 1992, Bonet hosted Why Bother Voting?, an election special focusing on the concerns and apathy of young voters.

In 1998, Bonet had a supporting role in Enemy of the State with Will Smith. In 2000, she appeared in the movie High Fidelity. In 2003, she played the role of Queenie in Biker Boyz, which reunited her with former co-star Kadeem Hardison of A Different World.

She also co-starred in the film Whitepaddy in 2006, alongside Hill Harper, Sherilyn Fenn, Karen Black, Debra Wilson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. In 2008, she appeared in the United States adaptation of the British television series Life on Mars.

Lisa Bonet Locs

Bonet has long beautiful locs which are her signature look, she has had them on for over 20 years. She says the secret to keeping them healthy and avoid breakage she uses coconut oil and rosemary oil afater washing them.

Lisa Bonet Movies And Tv Shows

Lisa Bonet Movies





Angel Heart

Epiphany Proudfoot


Bank Robber



Final Combination

Catherine Briggs


Enemy of the State

Rachel Banks


High Fidelity

Marie De Salle


Biker Boyz




Mae Evans


Road to Paloma


Lisa Bonet Tv Shows






St. Elsewhere


Episode: “Entrapment”


The Cosby Show

Denise Huxtable

119 episodes


Tales from the Darkside


Episode: “The Satanic Piano”

ABC Afterschool Special


1 episode


A Different World

Denise Huxtable

23 episodes


The Earth Day Special

Denise Huxtable


Why Bother Voting?


Elections special with Bonet as host.


New Eden


Television movie


Lathe of Heaven

Heather Lelache

Television movie


Life on Mars

Maya Daniels

5 episodes


Drunk History

Mary Ellen Pleasant and Rosa Parks

2 episodes


The Red Road

Sky Van Der Veen

7 episodes


New Girl

Brenda Brown

Episode: “Teachers”



Tandice Moncrief

Episodes: “Homeward Bound”, “Love Stories”


Ray Donovan


Recurring – Season 4


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