Pamela Anderson Net Worth
Pamela Anderson net worth: Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, glamour model, producer, author, animal rights activist, and former showgirl who has a net worth of $12 million. Over the years she has become more famous for her life off-screen, but she first became internationally known after appearing on the series Baywatch and her marriages to Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee.
Early Life: Pamela Denise Anderson was born on July 1, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada. She is the daughter of Barry, a furnace repairman and Carol Anderson, a waitress. Anderson got some press coverage right after her birth as a "Centennial Baby," since she was born on July 1, 1967, the 100th anniversary of Canada's official founding.
Anderson suffered sexual abuse as a child. She was molested by a female babysitter from ages six to 10, raped by a 25-year-old man when she was age 12, and gang-raped by her boyfriend and six of his friends when she was 14.
Anderson attended Highland Secondary School in Comox, British Columbia where she played volleyball and graduated in 1985. She moved to Vancouver in 1988 to work as a fitness instructor and pursue a modeling career. She got her first modeling job in 1989 for Labatt Beer. After graduating from École Highland Secondary School in 1985, she moved to Vancouver and worked as a fitness instructor. Anderson secured her first modeling contract in 1989 from Labatt Beer, a Canadian company. Around that same time, she decided to pursue becoming a Playboy Playmate, which was the move that jump-started her career.
Career: Anderson appeared as the cover girl on Playboy magazine's October 1989 issue. She moved to Los Angeles to further pursue a modeling career. Playboy subsequently chose her as Playmate of the Month for their February 1990 issue, in which she appeared in the centerfold photo. Anderson's Playboy career spans more than two decades, and she has appeared on more Playboy covers than any other model.
She landed a series of one-off roles on sitcoms in the early 1990s. From 1991 to 1993 she appeared in 23 episodes of Home Improvement as Lisa, the Tool Time Girl. But it was Baywatch in 1992's that made Pam a star. She appeared as C.J. Parker on Baywatch from 1992 to 1997 in a total of 76 episodes. In 1996, she appeared in the film Barb Wire playing Barbara Rose Kopetski. In April 1997, she guest-hosted Saturday Night Live and won a Razzie Award for Worst New Star for Barb Wire. From 1998 to 2002 she starred as Vallery Irons on the television series V.I.P. From 2005 to 2006 she starred as Skyler Dayton in the series Stacked. Anderson appeared in the 2006 mockumentary, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, as the title character becomes obsessed with her, and plans to abduct and marry her. She appears as herself at a book signing at the end of the film, confronted by Borat in a staged botched abduction. In 2017 Anderson starred as Raquel Rose in the TV mini-series Sur-Vie.
Reality TV Career: In 2010, Anderson appeared on the fourth season of the Indian version of Big Brother (Bigg Boss). She stayed as a guest in the house for three days for a reported sum of $550,000. In September 2011, Anderson took part in the 12th season of Big Brother in the United Kingdom. On September 9, 2012, it was officially announced that she would enter the House in Bulgaria on September 16, taking part in the fourth season of VIP Brother, which is the Bulgarian version of Big Brother in Bulgaria. On Day 12 of season one of Promi Big Brother in Germany, she entered the house as a Special Guest Star on the final day. Her Baywatch co-star David Hasselhoff was a contestant on Day 1 to Day 5.
Anderson was a contestant on the 10th season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with professional dancer Damian Whitewood. The season premiered on March 22, 2010. Anderson and Whitwood were eliminated after seven weeks. She also took part in the 15th season all-star edition in 2012 with Tristan MacManus. Anderson and MacManus were eliminated in the first week of the competition. In May 2011, she was a contestant on the Bailando 2011 (Argentina), partnered once again with professional dancer Damian Whitewood. She left the competition after four weeks. In 2018, she was a contestant on the ninth season of French Dancing with the Stars. Anderson and Whitwood were eliminated after the seventh week once again.
In 2013, Anderson appeared on season eight of the British reality TV show Dancing on Ice, partnered with former winner Matt Evers.
Personal Life: In 1990 Anderson had breast implant surgery, increasing her bust size to 34D. She increased her bust size again, to 34DD, several years later.
Anderson married Tommy Lee, drummer of Motley Crue, on February 19, 1995, after knowing him for about 96 hours. They got married on a beach. Instead of the traditional white dress, Anderson wore a bikini. Anderson's mother learned of her daughter's marriage from People magazine. She was known professionally as Pamela Anderson Lee during her marriage to Tommy. They have two sons together: Brandon Thomas (born June 5, 1996) and Dylan Jagger (born December 29, 1997). During their tumultuous marriage, Lee was arrested after assaulting Anderson. He was sentenced to six months in the Los Angeles County Jail for spousal abuse. The couple divorced in 1998.
After divorcing Tommy Lee, Anderson became engaged to model Marcus Schenkenberg. They broke up in 2001. She then became engaged to the singer Kid Rock. She broke up with him in 2003. On July 29, 2006, she married Kid Rock on a yacht near Saint-Tropez, France. On November 27, 2006, Anderson filed for divorce from Kid Rock in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.
In February 2007, Anderson said that she often had sex with Lee since their divorce. In June 2008, Lee said that he and Anderson were trying again to make things work together.
On October 6, 2007, Anderson married film producer Rick Salomon. The couple separated on December 13, and on February 22, 2008, Anderson requested through the courts that the marriage be annulled, citing fraud. In January 2014, she announced that she had remarried Salomon on an unspecified date. Anderson filed for divorce from Salomon again in February 2015.
Anderson began dating French footballer Adil Rami in 2017. In late June 2019, Anderson declared on an Instagram post that the relationship with Rami was over.
On January 20, 2020, Anderson married her boyfriend, Hollywood producer Jon Peters. On February 1, 2020, Anderson announced she and Peters had separated.
During her marriage to Tommy Lee, she made a sex tape that is now infamous in pop culture.
She actively supports PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and is a vegetarian.
Baywatch Salary: At the peak of the show's run, Pamela earned $300,000 per episode, roughly $6.6 million per season.
Financial Problems: In the wake of their break up, after just 12 days, Jon Peters implied in an interview that part of the reason their relationship ended was that Pam was strapped for cash. He further claimed that he had to clear $200,000 worth of debt for Pam. She has had a handful of financial whoopsies over the years. In 2009 Pam appeared on the state of California's list of Top 500 Delinquent Tax Payers when she had a $1.7 million lien filed for unpaid taxes. In 2012 Pam was slapped with two tax liens for unpaid taxes for year 2011. The IRS claimed that Pam owed $260,000 and the state of California claimed that Pam owed $112,000.
Real Estate: In 2000, Pamela paid $1.8 million for a home in Malibu. She performed a number of upgrades and renovations on the home before listing it in March 2013 for $7.75 million. After not finding a buyer, she listed the house for rent for as much as $50,000 per month in the high season. As of this writing, she still owns the home which would likely be worth $8-9 million if it was brought back to the market.
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 1, 1967 (53 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Nude Glamour Model, Author, Model, Television producer, Actor, Television Director, Activist, Showgirl|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Pamela Anderson Earnings