What is the net worth of Lorenzo Lamas?
Lorenzo Lamas is an American actor who has a net worth of $2 million. Lorenzo Lamas is best known for his role on the 1980s soap opera ‘Falcon Crest’. for his role as ‘Reno Raines’ on the 90s crime drama ‘Renegade “ and “Hector Ramirez” from the soap opera “The Bold and The Beautiful”.
Lorenzo has filed for bankruptcy several times, most recently in 2014 when he declared debts of $322,000. At the time, he claimed his income was zero dollars a month. He owed $285,000 in back taxes and $20,000 in spousal support.
Lamas was born on January 20, 1958 in Santa Monica, California. His mother was the Norwegian actress Arlene Dahl and his father was the Argentinian actor Fernando Lamas. However, his parents did not stay together and his father later married swimmer and film star Esther Williams when Lamas was 11 years old.
He grew up primarily in Pacific Palisades, California before moving to New York in 1971. He attended high school at Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, New Jersey, graduating in 1975.
Lamas developed an interest in acting as a child after studying acting at Tony Barr’s Screen Actors Workshop. Shortly after graduating from high school, he landed his first TV acting role in 1976. He also had a minor non-speaking role in the 1978 musical Grease. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Lamas continued to land television guest roles on such shows as “Switch,” “Sword of Justice,” “Dear Detective,” “Secrets of Midland Heights,” “Fantasy Island,” The Love Boat,” and “Hotel.”
In 1980, Lamas landed the role of Lance Cumson in a new series to be called The Vintage Years. However, the show was reimagined and later became the primetime drama series “Falcon Crest”. The show became very popular on CBS, airing for nine seasons from 1981 to 1990. For his work on the series, Lamas was nominated for a Golden Globe and two Soap Opera Digest Awards. He was also the only actor to appear in all 227 episodes of “Falcon Crest.”
During “Falcon Crest”, Lamas also appeared as the lead in “Body Rock”, a 1984 film. The film was very poorly received and Lamas was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor, and the film was . later included as one. from “The 100 Most Enjoyable Movies Ever Made”.
Towards the end of his “Falcon Crest” run, Lamas began playing roles in more action-oriented films as he trained extensively in martial arts. He starred in films such as the “Snake Eater” trilogy from 1989 to 1992, “Bounty Hunter” in 1993, “Gladiator Cop” in 1995 and “Terminal Justice” in 1996. He also appeared in a large number of other . with a low budget. action films in the early 1990s.
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In 1992, Lamas earned his next recurring starring role playing Reno Raines, a falsely accused cop, in the syndicated series Renegade. The show ran from 1992 to 1997 and was seen in over 100 countries. The show allowed Lamas to display his interest in Harley-Davidson motorcycles and grow his lung hair as it was part of his character look.
In 2004, Lamas landed another recurring role as Hector Ramirez on the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. Lamas remained on the show until 2006. In August 2007, Lamas starred in “The King and I” as the King of Siam. The play was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. That same year, he also played the title role in “Dracula” at the Kean University Premiere Stages in Union, New Jersey. He continued to work in theater playing the role of El Gallo in “The Fantasticks” at the Casa Manana Theater in Fort Worth, Texas in 2008, followed by a performance in “A Chorus Line” in Ogunquit in 2009.
Throughout the 2010s, Lamas continued to score roles in films and television series and films. Some of these credits include roles in ‘Big Time Rush’, ‘The Joe Schmo Show’, ‘Workaholics’, ‘Lucha Underground’ and ‘Jane the Virgin’. She also appeared as a contestant on the reality series ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ in 2015.
While Lamas continued to act, he also began working as a helicopter pilot in the mid-2010s. He often leads people on day trips from Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon and has also worked for the HeliNY company with headquarters in New York City.
Lamas has been married five times in total and has six children. His first wife was Victoria Hilbert, with whom he was married from 1981 to 1982. He then married his publicist, Michele Cathy, in 1983 and remained with her until 1985. During this time, he had a son, Alvaro , and a daughter, Shayne. After his divorce from Cathy, he began a relationship with Daphne Ashbrook. The two did not marry, but had a daughter together, Paton Lee, in 1988.
In 1989, Lamas married his third wife, Kathleen Kinmont. They remained married until 1993. He then married Shauna Sand in 1996 and had three daughters with her – Alexandra, Victoria and Isabella – before divorcing in 2002. After their divorce, he then began a relationship with Shawna Craig and the the two eventually married, though they divorced in 2018. In April 2020, Lamas began dating a woman named Kenna Scott and then got engaged to her in February 2021.
Lamas developed an interest in various martial arts when he was young. He began training in Taekwondo in 1979 and earned his 3rd degree black belt. He later began training in Karate, Jujitsu, Aikido and Shotokan and earned his black belt in each.