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Who Is Allen Bonet? Untold Facts About Lisa Bonet’s Father

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Allen Bonet is a late African-American opera singer, also famous as the father of Lisa Bonet. His daughter is a successful actress known for her works in The Cosby Show, Angel Heart, & others.

Well, though Allen is no more in this world, he is still a subject of curiosity in the media. There are many who wants to learn more about him and his family.

So, in this article, we are going to talk about some important details about Lisa Bonet’s later father Allen Bonet.

Allen Bonet Bio, Early Life, & Death

Late opera singer Allen Bonet was born on February 13, 1935, in Dallas, Texas, United States, as the son of father George Bonet & mother Jennifer Abbey. Unfortunately, none of his parents are alive. While his father died in 1969, his mother passed away in 1968.

Coming from African-American ancestry, Allen was an American national and lived all his life in the states. He, unfortunately, passed away at the age of 83 on the 9th of November 2018, in Los Angeles California. As per the reports, he died of a heart attack and had been ill for a while before his death.

Allen Bonet’s Career: He Was An Opera Singer

Like we said earlier, Allen had a very successful career as an opera singer. Throughout his career, he released numerous songs and even performed on stage numerous times. However, unfortunately, he never gained mainstream recognization.

At present, Bonet’s songs are available on his self-titled YouTube channel Allen Bonet.

Bonet Was Married Twice

Well, Allen was a married man. In fact, he was married twice in his life. His first marital relationship was with his wife Arlene Joyce Litman, a music teacher of Jewish heritage. They married on 12 June 1967, in Francisco, California.

Allen Bonet's First Wife Arlene Joyce Litman & Their Daughter Lisa Bonet
Allen Bonet’s First Wife Arlene Joyce Litman & Their Daughter Lisa Bonet

However, Allen’s relationship with his first wife didn’t last for very long as they divorced just a few years into their marriage. Following his divorce, he married his second wife Deborah Church. They were reportedly married until his death in 2018.

Allen Had Eight Children From His Marriage

As we said, Allen was married twice and from his marital relationship, he had eight children altogether. His first child Lisa Bonet was born from his relationship with Arlene, the rest of his seven kids were born from his second wife Deborah.

From his second wife, he had welcomed Anjanine Bonet, Chiara Bonet, Kaemon Allen Bonet, Kolin Bonet, Kadhja Bonet, and Aleia Bonet. Well, he shared a great relationship with all his kids.

His Daughter Lisa Bonet Is Famous Actress

The oldest daughter of Allen, Lisa Bonet is pretty successful & famous as an actress. He has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows. She made her acting debut in the 1983 TV series St. Elsewhere, where she played a character named Sara in an episode named “Entrapment.”

Later from 1987 to 1989, she played Denise Huxtable in a total of 23 episodes of A Different World. Similarly, she made her film debut in 1987, where she appeared in the movie named Angel Heart.

Allen Bonet's Daughter Lisa Bonet
Allen Bonet’s Daughter Lisa Bonet Is An Actress

She has since been a part of several successful movies like Biker Boyz, Road to Paloma, Final Combination, Drunk History, & others.

Allen Bonet Had Three Grandchildren

In case you didn’t know, Allen was also fortunate enough to become a grandfather before he died. He had three grandkids Zoë Kravitz, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, & Lola Iolani Momoa. They were all born from his daughter Lisa’s relationship with Jaso Momoa.

Needless to say, but Bonet was very close to his grandkids.

How Much Was Allen Bonet’s Net Worth?

Undoubtedly, Allen led a very successful career and earned a good amount of money from his professional life. But when it comes to his net worth, things are pretty unclear. On the other hand, his daughter Lisa is pretty rich with a net worth of $14 million as of 2021.