Additionally, Lou Diamond Phillips has appeared in numerous movies and television shows, including Stand and Deliver, Tales from The Crypt, Aquaman, The Night Stalker, and Prodigal Son.
What Is Lou Diamond Phillips’ Net Worth?
Phillips has a net worth of $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has amassed the fortune from his work in film and television since 1984.
Career, Earnings, House
His breakthrough came in 1987 after he landed in the role of Ritchie Valens in La Bamba, which brought in $54.2 million against the budget of $6.5 million.
A year later, the 58-year-old co-starred in the Stand and Deliver, earning a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Globe Awards. The movie grossed $13.9 million on a budget of 1.6 million.
The same year, Phillips co-starred in yet another commercially successful movie, Young Guns, which opened no. 1 at the box office, garnering $45 million against an $11 million budget.
Additionally, Lou has worked on a number of television shows; most notably, Sesame Street, The Twilight Zone, American Dad!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Criminal Minds, and Prodigal Son.
The 58-year-old is also a regular poker player, winning $36,626 in the 2009 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Besides, Lou is among the celebrity investors of the American restaurant Tribeca Grill, co-owned by Robert De Niro.
Phillips sold his 5-bed, 4-bath, 5,233 sq ft house located in Chatsworth, California, in 2006.
Lou was arrested for domestic violence on August 11, 2006, after a dispute with his then-girlfriend and now wife, Yvonne Boismier.
On November 3, 2017, Phillips was arrested for DWI in Portland, Texas, and was later released on $2,500 bail. He was placed on two years of probation after he pleaded guilty in April 2018.
Wife & Children
Phillips began dating makeup artist Yvonne Boismier after both met while shooting a Radio Shack commercial in Vancouver. They tied the knot in August 2007 and welcomed their daughter, Indigo Sanara, in October 2007.
He was previously married to Kelly Phillips, a model of men’s magazine Penthouse, from 1994 to 2004. They share three daughters: twins Grace Philips and Isabella Philips, born in October 1997, and Lili, born in September 1999.
Lou married his first wife, Julie Cypher, on September 17, 1987, which ended in divorce on August 5, 1990. The 58-year-old was also briefly engaged to Child’s Play actress Jennifer Tilly.
Phillips was born at the Subic Bay Naval Station in the Philippines to Lucita Umayam Arañas and Gerald Amon Upchurch. His mother is Filipina from Candelaria while his father, a Marine KC-130 crew chief, was an American from Georgia and had English and Scots-Irish ancestry.
The 58-year-old grew up in Texas and attended Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi. He later earned his bachelor’s degree in Drama from the University of Texas at Arlington.