|Lisa Rinna Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||July 11, 1963|
Lisa Rinna is an American actress, author, and television personality who is best known for portraying roles such as Billie Reed in Days of Our Lives, Taylor McBride in Melrose Place, and Lynn Echolls in Veronica Mars. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as The Hogan Family, Robot Wars, Nick Fury: Agent of Shield, Good Advice, 8 Simple Rules, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, Harry Loves Lisa, Awkward., The Real Housewives of Orange County, C.S.I., The Middle, The Shrink Next Door, The Prince, and many more. Her theatre credits include plays like Chicago. In 2002, she started hosting the talk show, Soap Talk. Lisa has also published books like Starlit, The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book, and Rinnavation.
Lisa Deanna Rinna
Newport Beach, California, United States
Lisa Rinna went to Hoover Elementary, Medford. After that, she got enrolled at the Hedrick Junior High School and then joined the Medford Senior High School from where she graduated in 1981.
After high school, she got admission to the University of Oregon to study drama. However, after she was denied entry into the advanced acting program, she decided to drop out of the university after her first term.
Lisa also took acting classes at The Joanne Baron DW Brown Studio.
Actress and talk show host
- Father – Frank Rinna
- Mother – Lois Rinna (Died in 2021)
- Siblings – She has 2 older stepsisters from her father’s first marriage.
- Others – Ernest Rinna (Paternal Grandfather), Lena Bartolo (Paternal Grandmother), Anthony J. DeAndrade (Maternal Grandfather), Sadie Elizabeth Ryder (Maternal Grandmother)
Lisa Rinna is represented by
- United Talent Agency
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lisa Rinna has dated –
- Todd Nelson – Lisa had a short-lived relationship with Canadian ice hockey player Todd Nelson.
- Peter Barton (1989) – Lisa started dating actor Peter Barton in the early months of 1989. However, their relationship didn’t last more than a couple of months.
- Harry Hamlin (1992-Present) – Lisa met her actor husband Harry Hamlin in 1992 while she was working at an eyeglass store. He was having dinner with the owner of the store and she had come to hand over the keys of the store. That was the first day they met and talked. When they started going out, Harry was still married to his second wife, Nicollette Sheridan. However, they weren’t together and Nicollette was dating Michael Bolton, whom Lisa had thanked during an episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In 1997, they got married in the backyard of their Beverly Hills house. In 1998, she gave birth to a daughter, Delilah. In 2001, they welcomed their second daughter, Amelia. In the course of their marriage, they have worked together on several TV shows and did a commercial for Depend undergarments.
Race / Ethnicity
On her father’s side, she has Italian ancestry, whereas, she is of Portuguese and English descent on her mother’s side.
Short cropped hairdo
36-26-34 in or 91.5-66-86 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
8.5 (US) or 39 (EU)
Lisa Rinna has appeared in the TV commercials for –
- Taco Bell
- Depend “Silhouette” protective briefs for women
- The Flex Belt abs workout (alongside Adrianne Curry)
She has been featured in the print ads for
- Mars Inc’s M&M candies
- Depend Silhouette Protective Briefs.
She has appeared in an infomercial for Winsor Pilates.
Best Known For
- Being cast as Billie Reed on the NBC daytime series, Days of Our Lives.
- Playing the role of Taylor McBride in the Fox series, Melrose Place.
In 1988, she made her first film appearance as Lucy Delacorte in the action movie Captive Rage.
First TV Show
In 1990, Lisa made her TV show debut in the family comedy series Valerie (aka The Hogan Family) for her role as Annie Derrick.
Lisa Rinna has kept her incredible figure in perfect shape even in her 50s through a disciplined workout regime and clean eating habits. Her preferred mode of workout is yoga, which usually lasts for an hour. However, she likes to mix up her workout routine with Soul Cycle for spinning classes and even does hiking in her free time.
When she is traveling, her workout regime changes dramatically. If she is in a big and interesting city, she likes to walk for miles on end, which helps her explore the city as well as get her daily workout. Lisa also likes to use the gym in the hotel for a short and intense workout.
When it comes to diet, she follows a very simple mantra. Lisa tries to fill her body with good food. If she isn’t eating healthy and clean, she feels terrible about it. She believes that if she eats well, she looks good and feels good.
Overall, she has adopted a gluten-free diet since 2010. Also, she makes sure that she remains hydrated all day long.
Lisa Rinna Favorite Things
- Healthy Dish – White corn relish and Brazilian cheese bread
- Music Composer – Beethoven
- Movie – Gone with the Wind (1939)
- TV Show – 48 Hours Mystery
- Place – Positano, Italy
- Word or Phrase – Fabulous and I know
- Greatest Flaw – Insecurity
- Fictional Hero – Wonder Woman
- Fictional Villain – Catwoman
- Biggest Pet Peeve – Impatience
- Fantasy Profession – Rockstar
- Songs – Borderline (By Madonna), Too Hot (By Kool and the Gang), Tainted Love (By Soft Cell), I Will Always Love You (By Whitney Houston), Dream On (By Aerosmith)
- Authors – Norman Vincent Peale, Paulo Coelho, Eckhart Tolle
- Books – The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dicken, The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Source – Eat This, Simon and Schuster
Lisa Rinna Facts
- Lisa Rinna caused quite a stir in 1998 after she posed nude for the cover photoshoot for the September issue of Playboy magazine while being six months pregnant.
- She collaborated with her husband Harry Hamlin to open a clothing boutique store, Belle Gray in Sherman Oaks. However, as they were busy with their careers, they decided to close the store in 2012.
- Lisa had a bad break up between the audition and call back for the Days of Our Lives. Due to the breakup, she decided to cut her hair short, which impressed the casting director and helped her bag the role.
- She got on the school cheerleading team in her junior year of high school. In fact, she was known to have the skinniest legs on the cheerleading squad.
- After the birth of her two daughters, she battled with postpartum depression.
- In July 2009, she published her self-help book, Rinnavation: Getting Your Best Life Ever, in which she shared tips on living a healthier and better life.
- In November 2021, it was revealed that Lisa’s mother, Lois Rinna, had passed away at the age of 93 after suffering a stroke.
- In December 2021, Lisa was tested positive for COVID-19.
- She has a fashion line named The Lisa Rinna Collection and a cosmetics collection called Rinna Beauty.
- In January 2023, Lisa announced that she was leaving The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She also revealed that the decision was made after her contract had ended.