Lorenzo Lamas is an American actor who is best known for portraying the character of Lance Cumson on the popular American soap opera ‘Falson Crest’. He is also famous as a skilled martial artist. To learn more about him, let’s get into the details and find out Lorenzo Lamas’s net worth in 2018 and career achievements.
Lorenzo Lamas Early Life
The American actor was born on January 20, 1957, in Santa Monica, California, to his actor parents. His father, Fernando Lamas, was an Argentine actor while his mother, Arlene Dahl, was a Norwegian American actress. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. When he was a little kid, his parents got separated. Thereafter, he moved to New York City. There is not much information about his early education but he is said to have graduated from ‘Admiral Farragut Academy’ in 1975. Following that, he took the martial art training.
Lorenzo’s personal life has been a subject to a happening life. He got married five times and is presently with Shawna Craig, his 5th wife, whom he married in 2011. Before that, he had married and divorced Victoria Hilbert, Michelle Smith, Kathleen Kinmont, and Shauna Sand. Out of 5 marriages, he has 6 children.
Lorenzo Lamas Career, Awards & Achievement
Lorenzo Lamas is the son of actor parents, so naturally, he too dreamt to become an actor like his parents. In fact, he started learning acting since a very early age. After attending Tony Barr’s Film Actors Workshops, he broke into acting in 1976. It was a small TV role. For next 4 years, he made guest appearance and cameo in a number of films but none of them could really make him popular. Finally, in 1981, he landed a role in all-time popular TV series Falcon Crest. After this, his career remained same no more. He continuously appeared in 227 episodes of this TV series and bagged huge accolades, acclaim, and several awards.
Along with this TV series, he appeared in other TV series and films too. However, he couldn’t gain the success that he achieved with this TV series. As he is a skilled martial artist, he majorly appeared in action movies. Bounty Tracker, Final Impact, and Snake Eater are some of the most popular films of Lorenzo. He appeared in nearly 50 films but only a few films turned out to be successful. He also appeared in a number of TV series including Renegade, Leave it to Lamas, California Fever, and Falcon Crest.
Awards & achievements
Lorenzo Lamas has several nominations such as Razzie Award, Soap Opera Digest Award, Golden Globe Award, and Golden Rose Award. Talking about the award he has won, he has won Golden Apple Award.
Net worth of Lorenzo Lamas
Lorenzo Lamas was born in an actor’s family. Still, he couldn’t have a successful career as an actor. Recently, he hasn’t been much active in the film industry either. So, Lorenzo Lamas might not have a huge net worth under his name. Lorenzo Lamas has a good net worth of $5.5 million at present. In 2016, he started working as a helicopter pilot and is almost off the glamour world.
Lorenzo Lamas’s professional career has been affected due to his personal life. Maybe, that’s why he could never taste the giant success over his entire career.