Heather Locklear is an American actress who is mostly known for her role in American television ‘Melrose Place’ as Amanda Woodward. For her role, she got four consecutive nominations for Golden Globe. She also got a role in another popular show like Dynasty, T.J Hooker, and Spin City.
Not only television shows but she was also a part of various movies like Firestarter, Money Talks, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and The Perfect Man. She also used to be a model in her early days and after that get roles in the television shows.
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Heather Locklear was Married To Richie Sambora.
Heather is currently single as she got a divorce with Richie in 2007. They both got married on December 17, 1994, in Paris. Locklear only has one child with Richie who was born on 4th October 1997. Her daughter’s name is Ava Elizabeth Sambora. The couple filed for divorce in February 2006 and completed all the legal details on 2007. After the divorce, Sambora filed for joint custody of their daughter.
Before that Heather Locklear was married to Tommy Lee who was a drummer in Motley Crue. They both got married on May 10, 1986. After seven years in 1993, they got a divorce and went their separate ways.
Heather Locklear Net Worth And salary
Heather Locklear has been quite successful in her career with her appearance in many movies and shows. She has an estimated net worth of $25 million which she got in her long career. She also endorsed popular companies like Blockbuster Video and L’Oreal. In the year 2007, Locklear bought a two-bedroom condo in Beverly Hills, California.
Heather Locklear Family
Heather Deam Locklear was born to Diane and Bill Locklear. She was born in Los Angeles, California with American Nationality. Her mother was a production executive while her father was a UCLA Administrator. Her father Bill Locklear was former Colonel in the United States of Marine Corps. Not much is known about her siblings or her education as she never talks about it but she has one brother.
Heather Locklear Career Details
When Locklear was at UCLA, she started to work in commercials and modeling for the school store. Her first appearance on the television was small roles in the year 1980. After that, she started her long term work with Aaron Spelling. She first got a role in the Television series Dynasty and after that, she got a role in a cop Show named T.J. Hooker. While she was regular for the T.J. Hooker show but in Dynasty she got small roles. After her role in Dynasty, she also got a role in a movie named The Return of Swamp Thing. In the year 1993, she got the role of Amanda Woodward in the series Melrose Place which is her most popular role till now. During the beginning of the show, she was cast for only four episodes but later got a permanent role. The show got canceled in 1999 but she still appeared in much other television series.
Due to the success of the show Melrose Place, Heather Locklear also rise to popularity. She also named as 50 Most Beautiful People not once but twice in the year 1994 and 2001. After her show Melrose Place ended in the year 1999, she got a role in the show Spin City Opposite Charlie Sheen. For her role, she got nominated for Golden Globe Award, twice.
Heather Locklear Bio: Age, Early Life
Locklear was born on September 25, 1961, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 57 years old and is currently active in the movie industry. She was seen in a television movie named “The Game of Love” which was released in 2016. Recently she also got a guest star role on Tyler Perry’s drama Too Close to Home.
She was also involved in some legal troubles when she was pulled for driving a vehicle under the influence of a substance. A former reported from the US Weekly Magazine reported about the driving. On 17 November 2018, she was charged with driving under substance influence. While no alcohol or other narcotics substance was found in her blood but it was believed that she was taking medications.
Locklear on 2nd January pleaded no contest for her case of reckless driving. In the year 2018, Locklear was involved in a domestic violence case against an officer of police. She kicked three police officers and also threaten to shoot them. Her brother called the police during an argument between Locklear and her boyfriend. She was arrested but was released the next day at a $20,000 bond. After she was released on 24th June 2018, she was hospitalized for a case of overdose. Later in August 2019, she got sentenced for 30 days at a mental health facility.
Quick Facts About Heather Locklear
57 years 11 months
September 25, 1961
Westwood, California, United States
$ 25 million
Height / How tall :
5 feet 4 inches (1.65m)
Mixed (English, Scottish, German, and possibly distant Lumbee Native American)