Lou Diamond Phillips Net Worth is $6 Million (as of 2020)
It has been estimated that the overall sum of Lou Diamond Phillips net worth is as much as 5 million dollars, as of right now. Lou Diamond Phillips has earned his net worth through many acting jobs, but he is also known as a director. Lou Diamond Phillips was born in Subic Bay Naval Station, Philippines in 1962 and his birth name is Louis Diamond Upchurch. His breakthrough role is considered to be in one of the most successful films of all time called “La Bamba”, where he appeared as Ritchie Valens. The film became an international success and it also added up to the total size of Lou Diamond Phillips net worth.
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Date of birth:||Feb 17, 1962|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Television Director, Film director, Songwriter, Screenwriter|
Since that time, he has gone to appear in many other productions, for which he was also recognized. Lou Diamond Phillips appeared in “Stand and Deliver” and for his role in it he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the category for the Best Supporting Actor. Lou Diamond Phillips also appeared in “The King and I” and for his role in it he was nominated for a Tony award. Other films which added up his fame include “Courage Under Fire”, “Love Takes Wing” and “Che”. Thus, these films have also added up to the overall size of Lou Diamond Phillips net worth.
When he graduated from high school Lou Diamond Phillips got a chance to study at Yale University. However, he instead chose to study at the University of Texas at Arlington. He graduated from this university and got his BA degree in Fine Arts degree in drama. When he was studying, he appeared on stage in many plays in college and also belonged to a local theater club.
In the 90s, Lou Diamond Phillips found it difficult to get any major acting jobs as he was stuck with mediocre movies, such as “Harley”, “Sioux City” and “Shadow of the Wolf”. In 1996, he got a successful role in the film called “Courage Under Fire”. In this film, he appeared with Meg Ryan and Denzel Washington.
In 1996, he appeared on the stage in Broadway when he was chosen for the role of the King in the play called “The King and I”. In 2001, he appeared in a couple of episodes of the show called “24”, where he appeared with his good friend, Kiefer Sutherland. Thus, these mentioned appearances of him have added up to the overall amount of Lou Diamond Phillips net worth, as well.