Pamela Anderson is a Canadian American actress, model, animal activist, television personality, and author. Anderson is renowned for glamour modeling, appearing in numerous Playboy centerfolds. Anderson is also notable for her role in the television series Baywatch about lifeguards who patrol the beaches of California and Hawaii.
Pamela Anderson’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. Her earnings are from her glamour modeling career, acting career, and television appearances. This article gives Pamela Anderson’s net worth, kids, house, and husbands. Pamela Anderson is 5 ft 7 (1.7m) inches tall and weighs 47kg. She is a vegetarian and atheist. Her blue eyes with dyed blonde hair and tattoos at her upper left hand make her stand out in every crowd.
Pamela Anderson was born on July 1, 1967 (53 years) in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada. Her father is Barry Anderson, who is a furnace repairman. Her mother, Carol Anderson, was a waitress. Anderson came in contact with the camera for the first time the day she was born. She was the ‘Centennial Baby’ as her birth coincidentally fell on Canada’s official founding centennial 1867 – 1967. So fame chose Anderson right from birth. Anderson has Finnish and Russian descent. Her paternal great-grandfather left Grand Duchy of Finland and moved to Canada, while her mother has Russian ancestry. Gerry Anderson is her younger brother. Gerry is an actor and producer and has worked with his sister on some of her films. Anderson was a part of her school’s volleyball team. Her high school was Highland Secondary School, located in Como, where she graduated in 1985. Anderson spent two years in her hometown before moving to Vancouver to pursue a modeling career while working as a fitness instructor. By 1989, she earned a gig for a Canadian brewing company Labatt’s Beer. Anderson became the company’s spokesmodel and featured on the Jumbotron wearing Labatt’s T-shirt during a game at the BC Place Stadium. With the help of her then-boyfriend, she started sending out feelers with the hope of landing a spot on Playboy’s magazine pages.
Her dream came through as she was chosen as the cover of the Playboy October 1989 issue. To get closer to her dreams, she moved to Los Angeles, and by February 1990, she appeared on the month’s issue centerfold layout. That was all she needed to create a long-lasting career and business relationship with every man’s dream magazine. She is the only model with the longest appearance on Playboy magazine, which spanned for 22 years. Although to keep up with upcoming models, she had a breast implant twice within this period. Also, Anderson made appearances in many other publications for different newsstands like Outdoor Life.
With her modeling career excelling, Anderson ventured into entertainment. Between 1991 – 1993, Anderson received guest-starring roles on Sitcoms, one of which was Home Improvement, where she played the role of Lisa. Her breakthrough film came in the 1992 action drama television series Baywatch created by Michael Berk and his team. Baywatch is about lifeguards, and Anderson played C. J. Parker alongside David Hasselhoff, Alexandra Paul, and others. Anderson featured in the series from 1992 to 1997, becoming one of the longest-serving cast in the series, and she reprised her role in the 2003 version of the Baywatch reunion. In addition, she featured in Barb Wire as Barbara Rose Kopetski, which earned her Razzie Award for Worst New Star. While filming ‘Barb Wire,’ Anderson tattooed real Barb Wire on her left upper arm before removing it in 2016. In addition, she co–hosted Saturday Night live in April 1997 and took the cover page of Playboy September Issue same year.
In 2005, she appeared stacked as Skyler Dayton, which was canceled two seasons after. After that, Anderson starred in the J. F. Lawton V.I.P. series as Vallery Irons. A show which pokes fun at the treacherous lives of the rich. The series started in September 1998 and successfully ran for four years. In 2003, Anderson starred as herself in the remake of Miller Lite TV commercial “Pillow Fight,” a sequel to the brand’s earlier commercial “Catfight.” Anderson appeared in season 4 of Bigg Boss, like the Indian version of the Big Brother television franchise in November 2010 for the sum of $550 000. She has made a guest appearance in the franchise by appearing in the 12th season of United Kingdom Big Brother and other celebrity spin–offs of the franchise in Bulgaria and Germany in 2012.
Anderson’s Modelling Career and Controversy
Arguably, Anderson’s beauty is undeniable making her everyone’s desire to grace the cover of their magazine. She never really disappointed. In 2004, she appeared nude on the cover of Playboy magazine. She repeated the same feat for Stuff and GQ magazines. She has appeared on the cover of Flare, Elle Canada, W, and Marie Claire. In 2005, she was named the most powerful Canadian in Hollywood because of her contribution to modelling and acting and projecting Canada in Hollywood. Anderson was announced to receive a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame which made her the only second model to achieve such feat in the Canadian entertainment industry. On a down side, in 1995, a sex tape of Anderson and Tommy Lee on their honeymoon was stolen from their home and went viral on the internet. After suing the distribution company Anderson and Lee entered into a confidential settlement with the distribution company which permitted the company to continue sharing the video on their website. Anderson claimed to be raped and sexually abused before she was 14.
Activism and Humanitarian Projects
Anderson has used her modelling influence to campaign for animal rights. she has appeared in several ads speaking against killing of animals and maltreatment of animals. In February 2014, she stripped for a Valentine’s Day theme ad urging dog lovers to cuddle up with their pets during winter. She strategically met with Kremlin officials in December 15, 2016 to discuss animal welfare and conservation while representing International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Anderson became a full board member of Sea Shepherd Conservative Society in efforts to oppose the hunting and killing of Whales. Anderson served as spoke model for MAC cosmetic’s MAC AIDS fund. She helped raise money at events in Dublin, Athens and Toronto to support and help people living with AIDS and HIV. In an open letter to President Barack Obama in 2009, Anderson urged him to legalize cannabis.
Pamela Anderson’s net worth
Pamela Anderson’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. Her earnings are from her glamour modeling career, acting career, and television appearances.
Anderson Relationship and Marriages
Pamela Anderson had been married six times excluding the times she remarried her ex-husbands. Her current husband is Dan Hayhurst – her body guard who she tied the knot with on December 24, 2020. Anderson has two sons Brandon Thomas (24) and Dylan Jagger (23) who are from her first marriage to Tommy Lee, an American musician. They were married from 1995 – 1998, a marriage speculated to be riddled with spousal abuse which caused Lee to be sentenced to six months in the Los Angeles County Jail. After their divorce, Anderson got engaged to Marcus Schenkenbery from 1998 – 2001. She then got engaged to Robert J. Ritchie whose stage name is Kid Rock but broke with him in 2003.
They got together again in 2006 and got married before Anderson filed for divorce in November of 2006 citing irreconcilable differences. On October 6, 2007, Anderson married Rick Salmon and on February 27, 2008, Anderson requested the marriage to be annulled. Again, Rick Salmon & Anderson remarried in January 2014 and by April 29, 2015, they finalized their divorced. Anderson began dating Adil Rami in 2017 and they broke up in 2019. Within the year 2020, she married Jon Peters and divorced before settling with her bodyguard Dan Hayhurst on December 24, 2020. Who knows who she will marry next? Or do you think this is her last marriage?
Pamela Anderson books as an Author
Pamela Anderson released her first book star which she co-wrote with Eric Shaw Quinn in 2004. Her second book was a sequel titled Star Struck. A novel released in 2005. She co-authored other books like Lust for Love: Rekindling Intimacy and Passions with Shmuleg Boteach (2018) &, Raw with Emma Dunlavey (2015) and a collection of poems Patches of Life.
Pamela Anderson owns a home in Malibu which she bought for $1.8 million in 2000. On March, 2021 she listed the home for sale for $14.9million. She also owns another a six acre water front property on Vancouver Island in Canada.