Lola Falana Net Worth
Lola Falana Net Worth: Lola Falana is an American actress, singer, and dancer who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Lola Falana was born in 1942 in Camden, New Jersey, and was singing and dancing before her sixth birthday. By the time she hit junior high, Falana's mother took her to nightclubs so she could perform. She dropped out of high school to move to New York City to pursue her show business career, landing a job at Harlem's Small's Paradise. Falana made her Broadway debut in a 1964 production of "Golden Boy" and dropped her first single a year later. She made her big screen debut in "A Man Called Adam" alongside Sammy Davis Jr. and Cicely Tyson. Falana carved out a role for herself in Italian movies, starring in several in the late '60s. She earned her first Golden Globe nomination for 1970's "The Liberation of L.B. Jones" and posed for "Playboy" later that year. Falana appeared on "The New Bill Cosby Show", "The Muppet Show", "The Flip Wilson Show", and "The Hollywood Palace". She received a Tony Award nod for "Doctor Jazz" and soon took her performances to Vegas, where she performed in front of dozens of sold-out crowds. Falana became Vegas's top-paid female performer during the late '70s. She battled multiple sclerosis during the 1980s and again in the mid '90s, forcing her to move back home with her parents. Falana became a devout Roman Catholic and began touring the country to discuss her beliefs. She and her first husband, Feliciano Tavares, divorced in 1975 after four years of marriage.