Lisa Rinna was born July 11, 1965 in Newport Beach, California. The family later moved to Oregon when she was 7. While in Oregon, Lisa attended the University of Oregon.
After college, Rinna moved to Los Angeles where she modeled for the Wilhemina Agency.
In 1992, Lisa landed the part of Billie Reed on Days of our Lives before leaving in 1995. The following year, Rinna made a successful move to primetime soaps by landing a part on Aaron Spelling's Melrose Place
Rinna was also seen in a fearless exhibition of motherhood when she posed nude and pregnant for the September 1998 issue of Playboy
. The multipage spread was a beautiful embodiment of Rinna's sex appeal and genuine versatility. Rinna has consistently been recognized for her keen fashion sense. It is not uncommon for her name to appear at the top of a best-dressed list. She has graced the pages of such magazines as InStyle
, and Entertainment Weekly
, all of which have applauded Rinna for her unique and glamorous style.
In 1997, Lisa Rinna wed actor Harry Hamlin. The two, who had been introduced by a mutual friend, were told by a waiter on their first date that they were soul mates. In June of 1998, their daughter, Delilah Belle, was born, and in June of 2001 another daughter, Amelia Gray, was born.
Rinna and her family currently reside in Los Angeles.
Dancing With the Stars
8 Simple Rules
My Adventures in Television
2002 to 2006
Sex, Lies & Obsession
Another Woman's Husband
Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Contessa Valentina de Allegro Fontaine
Close to Danger
Victoria 'Taylor' Davis McBride
Days of our Lives
September 21, 1992 to September 28, 1995; July 3, 2002
to January 8, 2003
; March 9, 2012
to January 30, 2013
Lies Before Kisses
Nomination, Outstanding Talk Show Host [2003, 2005, 2006, 2007; with Ty Treadway, for Soap Talk
PLACE OF BIRTH: Newport Beach, California
DATE OF BIRTH: July 11, 1963
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Harry Hamlin (1997)
CHILDREN: Daughters, Delilah Belle Hamlin [Jun 10, 1998] and Amelia Gray [June 13, 2001; weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces]
: Rinna to make a July DAYS return. [Jun 17, 2002]
: Rinna will exit role as DAYS's Billie. [Oct 28, 2002]
: Lisa Rinna hired for new cable talk show. [Mar 4, 2003]
: Lisa Rinna rumored up for Port Charles role. [Feb 17, 2003]
: SOAPnet silences Soap Talk. [Jun 26, 2006]
: Lisa Rinna talks about posing nude and plastic surgery. [Jan 12, 2009]
: Report: Lisa Rinna headed back to DAYS. [Oct 25, 2011]
: NBC confirms Lisa Rinna's DAYS return. [Dec 12, 2011]
: Rinna, Joseph Mascolo trade barbs. [Mar 12, 2012]
: Source says Rinna leaving DAYS for '500 other' projects. [Aug 24, 2012]
: Rinna tapes final scenes at DAYS. [Oct 11, 2012]
: Lisa Rinna to hit the stage for new reality series. [Apr 4, 2014]
: WATCH: Eileen Davidson and Lisa Rinna spill some major soap opera secrets [Dec 3, 2015]