Lisa Rinna is an American actress, television personality and model. In 1998, Rinna, who was six months pregnant with Delilah Belle Hamlin, the first of Harry Hamlin and her two daughters, posed nude for the September issue of Playboy magazine.
Lisa Rinna Personal Life
Lisa Rinna was born on 11 July 1963 in Newport Beach, California, United States to Lois Irene and Frank Rinna. When Lisa was 7 years old, her family moved to Medford, Oregon when her father was transferred there for work-related reasons, and she spent the rest of her childhood there. During this time, her elder half-sister Laurene passed away.
On 15 November 2021, Lisa announced that her mother, Lois, who appeared on The Real Housewives, died after suffering a stroke.
Lisa was inclined toward the glamour industry so after graduation she relocated to San Francisco, California, to pursue a career as a model.
Lisa Rinna Career
Lisa began her career by doing commercial modeling. In 1998, Rinna, who was six months pregnant with Delilah Belle Hamlin, the first of Harry Hamlin and her two daughters, posed nude for the September issue of Playboy magazine. She later recounted the instructions given by Playboy photographer Deborah Anderson: “I don’t want you to be tall and tough, angular and muscular. I want you to be soft…” It was hard for her because she was 35 and she was posing. For Playboy, you want to tough it out.”
In May 2009, she posed for Playboy again and this time was also its cover model. She has also graced the covers of CVLUX, Living Well, Soap Opera Magazine, and Soap Opera Digest. She has appeared in commercials and print ads throughout her career. In 2008, she appeared in print ads for Mars Inc.’s M&Ms candies as part of the “There’s an M&M in every” advertising campaign with Joey Fatone.
In 2012, Rinna appeared in a commercial for The Flex Zone, abtonic alongside Adrianne Curry, Denise Richards and Janet Evans. She appeared in a TV commercial for Taco Bell and a commercial for Winsor Pilates. In 2012, she modeled Depend adult underwear under a form-fitting evening gown for the charity Dress for Success. She appeared in print ads and commercials for Depend and was reportedly paid $2 million by Depend to be their celebrity spokesperson. In September 2019, she walked the runway for Kyle Richards and Shahida Clayton’s new women’s brand at New York Fashion Week. In 2008, she released a series of exercise videos called Dance Body Beautiful.
At age 21, Rinna appeared in the music video for John Parr’s single “Naughty Naughty” as a passenger in Parr’s car. Later, Rinna made her television debut appearing as the girlfriend of Jason Bateman’s character in several episodes of Hogan Family in 1990. In 1992, she first gained national recognition when she originated the role of Billie Reed on NBC’s Days of Our Lives. Her character was an instant hit with viewers, earning Rinna two soap opera awards in a row. She resigned in 1995 but continued in the role in 2002, 2012, and 2018. She then jumped into television in the best possible way, portraying Taylor McBride on Aaron Spelling’s Melrose Place from 1996 to 1998.
In the late 1990s, Rinna appeared alongside her husband Harry Hamlin in a number of TV movies, including Lifetime’s Sex, Lies, and Obsession. About Hamlin’s real-life struggles with sex addiction and alcoholism. Her previous Lifetime film, The Second Wife’s Husband, was one of the highest-rated Lifetime films since 1999. In 2001, Rinna portrayed Veronica Simpson in the comedy film Good Advice, starring Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards. In the summer of 2007, Rinna played Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of Chicago with her husband, who played Billy Flynn.
In 2004, Rinna guest starred on the ABC series 8 Simple Rules and the CW drama Veronica Mars, where she played a recurring role as Lynn Echolls. In 2007, she portrayed Drama’s ex-girlfriend Donna Devaney in the HBO show Entourage in the episode “Malibooty”. In 2008, she appeared in the Disney Channel musical comedy Hannah Montana, playing the cousin of Mr. Dontzig Francesca. In 2009, Rinna expressed interest in reprising her role as Taylor McBride in the CW’s revival of Melrose Place if offered; however, the series was canceled after only one season. In 2011, Rinna appeared on Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush as Brooke Diamond. In 2021, Rinna reprised her role as Billie Reed in the Peacock special miniseries Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem alongside co-stars Deidre Hall, Eileen Davidson and Jackée Harry. She continued to appear in television guest roles on series such as C.S.I., The Middle, The Guestbook, Awkward, and This closing.
Rinna hosted Soap Talk, a daily lifestyle show on the cable network Soapnet from 2002 to 2006. She and co-host Ty Treadway received four consecutive Daytime Emmy nominations for their work. At the same time, Rinna hosted Lifetime’s home exchange show Merge for three seasons. In 2007, she also hosted the reality hairstyling competition series Oxygen’s Tease. From 2007 to 2009, she hosted TV Guide Network’s awards season red carpet coverage, replacing Joan Rivers.
In 2006, Rinna competed in the second season of Dancing with the Stars along with professional dancer Louis van Amstel. She was eliminated in the seventh round of the public vote, despite receiving higher ratings from the judges than celebrity dancer Jerry Rice. Rinna is a regular guest host on Live with Regis and Kelly.
In 2008, TV Guide reported that Rinna and Hamlin signed a deal for a reality series based on their family life. The series titled Harry Loves Lisa premiered on the channel on October 6, 2010, and ran for 6 episodes. In 2010, she also appeared as a guest judge in the fourth episode of the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. In 2011, Rinna competed in the fourth season of The Celebrity Apprentice. She was removed after serving as project manager for another assignment, writing and presenting a children’s book. Rinna returned to the show in the sixth season as one of the “All Stars” contestants. After being removed from the list, she appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on May 13, 2013, where Lil Jon discusses her time on the show. In 2014, she appeared as a contestant on the ABC game show Sing Your Face Off.
In 2014, Rinna joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for the show’s fifth season. She admitted in a 2019 interview with the Los Angeles Times that being a housewife brought her unprecedented attention: “I’ve never been more famous for the show than I am now.” Rinna, singer-songwriter Kandi Burruss on The Real Housewives of Atlanta was one of the franchise’s first celebrity hires. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest housewives of all time. In 2020, she was nominated for Favorite Reality Star at the People’s Choice Awards. On January 6, 2023, Rinna announced that she was leaving after eight seasons.
Lisa Rinna Ventures
Lisa Rinna and her husband Harry Hamlin previously owned the Belle Gray clothing store in Sherman Oaks, California, but closed it in 2012 due to their busy acting careers. In June 2019, Rinna started a collaboration with Goldsheep to create activewear, with proceeds benefiting The Trevor Project, an organization that offers crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.
In April 2012, Rinna brought her collection to QVC under the name Lisa Rinna Collection, which was successful. In September 2020, Rinna announced the launch of Rinna Beauty , whose lip lines include Birthday Suit, Legends Only and No Apologies.
On the August 2022 episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Rinna announced that she was entering the vodka industry with a product called Rinna Rosé.
Lisa Rinna Relationship
On 29 March 1997, she got married to Harry Hamlin, an actor, in Beverly Hills, California. The couple welcomed two daughters- Delilah Belle, born June 10, 1998, and Amelia Gray, born June 13, 2001. Lisa is also stepmother to the relationship of Hamlin’s son Dimitri Alexander with Ursula Andress.
Lisa Rinna Net Worth
Lisa has a net worth of $11 million. She has collected her fortune from various sources. She is the owner of a few successful businesses.
Lisa Rinna Education
Lisa completed her schooling at a local school. She joined Medford Senior High School and graduated in 1981.
Lisa Rinna Plastic Surgery
She admitted to undergoing cosmetic surgery and injections of silicone, Botox, and Juvéderm. Although she still likes Botox, she said using Juvéderm was a mistake.
Lisa Rinna Instagram Account
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Lisa Rinna Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lisa Rinna Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Elizabeth Deann Rinna|
|Date of Birth||11 July 1963|
|Birthplace||Newport Beach, California, United States|
|Ethnicity||Italian and Portuguese|
|Profession||Actress, television personality, model|
|Spouse||Harry Hamlin (m. 1997)|
|Children||Amelia Gray Hamlin, Delilah Belle Hamlin, Laurene|
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