Heather Locklear is an American based actress, who is best known for her part of Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty from 1981 to 1989. Some of you might even know her for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place from 1993 to1999. Heather received four successive Golden Globe based nominations for Best Actress for this American television show. Here is everything you need to know about her life, as well as, her net worth.
Heather Deen Locklear was born on September 25, 196, in Los Angeles, California. He is the daughter of Diane, who was a production executive, and William Locklear, a UCLA administrator and a colonel. Her father was also a career officer inside the United States Marine Corps. She attended the Newbury Park High School and the University of California, Los Angeles.
Heather Locklear got married to Tommy Lee, Mötley Crüe based drummer, in 1986. However, she got divorced from Tommy in 1993 and got married to Richie Sambora, Bon Jovi based guitarist, the next year. They share a daughter, Ava Elizabeth Sambora, who was born in 1997. Then, in 2006 she filed for a divorce and they have divorced the year after. That same year, she got involved with Jack Wagner, Melrose Place based alum, with whom she got engaged in 2011. Nevertheless, the engagement was later called off.
Even though Heather Locklear is an actress whose career spans for over three decades, she has gone through a number of personal struggles, including anxiety and depression. In 2008, rumors were swirling that Heather tried to kill herself. Likewise, she has had a number of arrests for various reasons, such as drunk driving, misdemeanor hit-and-run, a physical fight with Jack Wagner. Then, in January 2012, she was hospitalized for mixing prescription d**gs with booze. She is currently dating her longtime boyfriend Chris Heisser.
Heather Locklear started modeling and being part of advertisements made for the school store when she was at university. As an actress, she started appearing in some minor roles, including episodes of Eight Is Enough, 240-Robert, and CHiPs. Then, she started her long-term partnership with Aaron Spelling, an American film and television producer.
She played the role of Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty from 1981 to 1989. Then, she had a featuring role in the film The Return of Swamp Thing and sitcom Going Places. Then, in 1993 she got one of her most prominent roles, the role of Amanda Woodward in Melrose Place by Aaron Spelling.
Heather Locklear won four successive Golden Globe nominations in the category of Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role as Amanda Woodward. Then, she received two Golden Globe Award nominations in the category of Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy for her role in Spin City.
Heather Locklear Net Worth
Heather Locklear net worth is estimated to stand at $25 million. She has earned most of her income from her career as an actress and model. She has earned most of her money from roles in Melrose Place, Dynasty, Spin City, and T.J. Hooker, as well as guest featuring roles in Hannah Montana and Rules of Engagement. Heather became one of TV’s greatest grossing celebs after her role in Dynasty, one of the most successful series by Aaron Spelling.