29th Mar 68
Born in: New Zealand
Marital status: Married
Actress and Singer
Lucy lawless is an acclaimed New Zealand born actress, television personality and singer who gained global recognition by portraying the central character of the hugely successful television series “Xena: the Warrior Princess”. Lawless had also been a part of the critically acclaimed television show “Battlestar Galactica” for 4 years essaying the role of a reporter. In 1997 the artist was listed by the People Weekly magazine as one of the “50 most beautiful people in the World.” Lucy also had a fair run of success in her music career when her singing stage debut became a record hit (5 years back).
The actress’s multiple talents have enabled her to hit pay dirt and have turned her into a very wealthy woman with a net worth of 15 million USD. Lucy’s acting prowess enabled her to bag lucrative film and television assignments. The last 5 years has turned out to be even better financially after Lawless started her music career. Millions of dollars have been raked in from the live music concerts and sales proceeds of Lucy’s albums. The singer has starred in advertisements for MNC’s like Shell Oil.
The singer’s impressive bank balance has enabled her to afford a very comfortable lifestyle. Lawless spends most of the year in her luxurious Los Angeles home and occasionally flies to her native city of Auckland, New Zealand to live in her home there. The actress loves to spend quality time with her family and frequently travels with them to exotic European holiday destinations. Lawless has loved to embark on fishing trips since her childhood days and even now tries to nurture this hobby in her spare time. Lucy has auctioned off her personal items in addition to devoting part of the income generated from her live music concerts to raise and donate money for the Kiwi charity “StarShip Foundation” in Auckland. The artist is a passionate environmental rights activist and has actively participated in protests held by “Greenpeace” even courting arrest in the process.
Lucy was born in Auckland to working class parents and was part of a big family of five brothers and one sister. Lucy met her future husband Gareth Lawless at the young of 18 years during her trip to Europe and Australia. The actress became pregnant with Gareth’s child at the age of 19 .The couple eventually married in Australia in the year 1988 and was blessed with their baby daughter Daisy. Unfortunately the marriage could not sustain itself and they separated in 1995. The artist again found love in Robert Tapert and tied the knot with him 15 years back. The happy couple has since been blessed with two sons.