LisaRaye McCoy is a well-known actress, a model, fashion designer and a successful businesswoman from America. She is best known for playing the character of ‘Diana Armstrong’ in the 1998 movie ‘The Players Club’. Some other popular television shows in which she worked are ‘All of Us’ 2003 to 2007 and ‘Single Ladies’ which was a romantic comedy series. Let’s find out more about LisaRaye’s net worth in 2018.
LisaRaye Early Life
LisaRaye McCoy was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 23, 1967, to her parents David Ray McCoy and Katie McCoy. LisaRaye’s father was a businessman and her mother was a professional model.
She spent most of her childhood on the south side of Chicago. She went to St. James College Prep, Kenwood Academy and later graduated from Thornridge High School in the year 1986.
In 1989, LisaRaye gave birth to her daughter Kai Morae Pace with her then-boyfriend Kenji Pace. After a couple of years in 1992, LisaRaye got married to Tony Martin. The couple divorced in 1994. Later in 2006, she got married to the Michael Misick who was the Premier ‘Chief Minister’ of the Turks and Caicos Islands. They had a very lavish wedding ceremony followed by a 3-week long honeymoon.
LisaRaye Career, Awards & Achievement
LisaRaye started her career as a model but later she made her debut as the lead in an independent film of Monty Ross, ‘Reasons’. Her first lead role was of the character ‘Diana Armstrong’ in the movie ‘The Players Club’ which was released in 1998.
She was seen in some other popular movies including ‘The Wood’, ‘Go for Broke’ and ‘All About You’. In 2003, LisaRaye starred in the sitcom ‘All Of Us’.
She performed in churches and high schools in her hometown Chicago.
Along with acting on movies and television shows, LisaRaye also appeared in various music videos, including ‘Download’ by Lil’ Kim, ‘Last Chance’ by Ginuwine, ‘True Love’ by Calvin Richardson, ‘Toss It Up’ by Tupac Shakur, ‘Know Filter 2’ by Shleah, ‘I Don’t Wanna See’ by Ice Cube, ‘Ooohhhwwweee’ by Master P, and many more.
In 2005, LisaRaye launched a jean and a lingerie line known as ‘Xraye’ and ‘Luxe & Romance’. PZI Jeans in a partnership with LisaRaye launched the first jean collection ‘The LisaRaye Collection’ in the year 2011.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, LisaRaye was named as the Grand Marshal for the ’70th Magic City Classic parade’. In the same year, she was also considered for the ambassador for a football match in Birmingham.
In 2007, she was nominated in the category ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series’ in the NAACP Image Awards. During her marriage with Michael Misick, she was known as the ‘First Lady of Turks and Caicos’.
Net Worth of LisaRaye
The estimated net worth of LisaRaye is more than $12.5 million. She made this fortune by appearing in a number of commercially successful television shows and movies.
She has also appeared in many successful music videos which have helped her in accumulating this huge wealth. She is also the owner two premier fashion lines i.e. lingerie and jeans lines. Her lingerie fashion line was introduced in the 2005 New York’s Fashion Week.
LisaRaye in one of the most renowned televisions and movie actress of US. Besides being a popular actress she is also a successful businesswoman and fashion designer. She also did a small cameo in the popular music videos ‘Girls’ by Seven and ‘Back Tight Wit You’ by Jaheim. She was also the host of Dark and Lovely & Essence Magazine Panel which was held on June 12, 2010.