Lucie Arnaz is a veteran actress of American cinema who has enchanted audiences with not only her impeccable acting prowess but also with her melodious voice and dancing skills over a considerably long career beginning way back in 1968. Her career best role came perhaps in the show “Fantasy Island”. Always considerably inclined towards music Lucie dabbled with singing since the 1970’s and was also the part of a band. To know about the net worth of Lucie Arnaz in 2018, keep reading.
Born in Los Angeles, Lucie was named Lucie Desiree Arnaz at birth by her famous actor parents Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. She received her school education from St. Vincent Ferrer School before finally graduating from the Roman Catholic Immaculate Heart High School. Coming from a family of actors, Lucie was destined to become an actor herself, which she did when she debuted with “I Love Lucy”, a show that changed her life forever.
Lucie Arnaz has had an unsuccessful 1st marriage with actor Phil Vandervort before she eventually found marital bliss with Laurence Luckinbill, an actor-writer himself. The couple is blessed with three beautiful children. Owing to her 50 year-long illustrious careers, Lucie Arnaz has been a part of prestigious acting associations, like the American theatre wing.
She had also served as the president of the “Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz centre” before she had a fall out with the executive director after which she had to resign. She is the sister of renowned actor Desi Arnaz Jr.
Lucie Arnaz comes from a family of actors so; it was not difficult for her to begin her career as an actress. After her memorable debut in “I Love Lucy”, a show that also starred her parents, she went on to star in a minor role on another show helmed by her mother titled “The Lucy Show”.
Her break out role, however, was in “Here’s Lucy”, a show of which she was a part for 6 well received years. Eventually, in the year 1975 she decided to break off from the shadow of her famous Hollywood family to make an independent identity and landed the role of a real-life homicide victim called Elisabeth Short in “Who is the Black Dahlia”, a film well received by audiences and critics alike. Despite her promising movie career,
Lucie never broke ties with her television roots and continued to appear in minor roles in shows, like “Fantasy Island”, “Law and Order” and “Murder She Wrote” to name a few.
On the other hand, Lucie Arnaz’s movie career catapulted her to unprecedented stardom, and she was often nominated for prestigious awards, like the Golden Globe for her memorable performances in movies, like “The Jazz Singer”. Later by the 1970’s, she went on to combine her two passions of acting and singing when she ventured into musical theatre with remarkable performances in “Annie Get the Gun” and “They’re Playing Our Song”, which was a Broadway musical. Much like all other domains that she entered she went on to conquer this one too.
Awards & Achievement
Lucie Arnaz has such prestigious awards as the Emmy Award, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and the Sara Siddons Award under her belt.
Net Worth of Lucie Arnaz
The estimated net worth of Lucie Arnaz is about $20 million.
Lucie Arnaz is one of those rare actresses that are born to become just that, an enchantress on screen. Even after a 5-decade long career her passion and enthusiasm for acting hasn’t diminished in the least and shines through the twinkle in her eyes.