Facts of Lou Diamond Phillips
|Full Name:||Lou Diamond Phillips|
|Age:||59 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||January 17, 1962|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Marital Status:||Not Known|
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The recipient of the Independent Spirit Award and the one-time Golden Globe Award nominee Lou Diamond Phillips is a Filipino actor. After playing a major role as a rock star – Ritchie Valens in the La Bamba movie, he rose to fame. To date, Phillips has starred in more than 100 TV and feature films since his debut film.
In addition, Phillips is married three times in his life and now lives happily with his third partner, Yvonne Boismier Phillips.
Lou Diamond Phillips: Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity
Lou Diamond Philips is a famous actor born on 17 February 1962 at the Subic Bay Naval Base in Zambales, Philippines. Currently, his birth name is Lou Diamond Upchurch. It also belongs to the South Asian ethnicity and is of American nationality.
Likewise, his father, Gerald Amon Upchurch, is the captain of the Marine C-130 crew, and his mother, Lucita Umayam Aranas, is a housewife. In addition, Aquarius is the symbol of his birth.
Amazon Phillips attended Flour Bluff High School at Corpus Christi. Later, in 1980, he attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama. Just to let you know, the height of Philips is 5 foot 11 inches (1.8m) which is close to that of the actor Parker Young.
Professional Life and Career
Lou Diamond Phillips began his career as an actor by starring in the Hollywood low-budget movie ‘Trespasses’ in 1986. He rose to fame, however, after starring in ‘La Bamba’ in 1987. In the same year, Phillips appeared as Bobby Diaz in the episode of ‘Miami Vice.’ Since then, he has starred in more than 100+ movies and TV shows.
In addition, in 1988, Phillips starred in the movie ‘Stand and Deliver’ for which he was nominated Golden Globe Awards and won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. Similarly, his Broadway debut, ‘The King and I,’ was a great success in 1996. Phillips won the Theater World Award for his performance in the film, and was nominated for both the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award.
Lou Diamond Phillips is a man of marriage. Phillips was married to his first wife, Julie Cypher, on September 17, 1987. Unfortunately, the two separated on 5 August 1990, and Julie’s lesbian sexuality was the reason for their divorce.
Phillips had a brief affair with Jennifer Tilly following his first divorce. Then Phillips married his second wife, Kelly Phillips, on April 24, 1994.
In addition, the married couple shares three daughters, Grace and Isabella (twins born in October 1997), and Lili, born in September 1999. Even though they were parents of three children, the couple did not maintain their relationship and divorced in 2007.
As of now, Pillips has had a conjugal relationship with his third wife, Yvonne Boismier. The couple exchanged vows on August 16, 2007. The couple also has a daughter, Indigo. Phillips and his partner live together without any dispute at the moment.
Net Worth and Salary
Since 1986, Lou Diamond Phillip has accumulated an impressive amount of money in the film industry. The net valuation of Lou is valued at about $6 million, which is close to that of Pia Miller. The primary source of income for Phillips is acting and has acted in a variety of hit movies to date.
Unfortunately, the details on his precise salary and annual revenue is still under wraps. However, Phillips is likely to live a luxurious life relishing heavy earnings. Phillips, however, has not disclosed the specifics of his house and other belongings to the public.