Lark Voorhies Net Worth, Background, Acting, Music, Writing, Husband and Lawsuit

Published Date   25th Jul. 2017, 01:56 am
Lark Voorhies Net Worth, Background, Acting, Music, Writing, Husband and Lawsuit
Quick Info
Birth Name: Lark Voorhies
Date of Birth: 25/03/1974
Age: 47 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $4 million

American actress Lark Voorhies net worth increased as she established herself as a successful actress winning Young Artist Award for multiple times.


Born in 1974, Voorhies got into highlight as she played Lisa Turtle on NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell (1989-1993). Lark Voorhies net worth rose as she received the Young Artist Award nomination for six times. Additionally, she won the award a couple of times in 1990 and 1993. Her recognition grew as she acted on the Disney sitcom Good Morning, Miss Bliss.

Birth & Background

Lark Voorhies was born on March 25 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States of America. Her birth name is Lark Holloway; however, she later adopted “Voorhies” as her stage name. It was her mother, Tricia, who chose her name “Lark” after the character (Margaret Avery) in film Cool Breeze (1972).

When Voorhies was two years old, her family shifted to Pasadena, California. Tricia took Lark to talent agent after moving to California. Even though Tricia believed that Lark was born talent, she froze in her first audition. Nevertheless, the skilled actress started appearing in television through advertisements of King Kong Attraction when she was 12 years old.

Acting Career

Lark Voorhies net worth grew as she made her acting debut at the age of two. The photogenic yet shy child went through her mother’s encouragement. Consequently, she came up confident in front of camera. When Voorhies was 14 years old, she appeared in an episode of a famous comedy show Small Wonder in 1988. The same year, she got recurring role in Good Morning, Miss Bliss as Lisa Turtle.

Apart from these, Lark Voorhies net worth hiked as she appeared in a number of television sitcoms and soap operas. She appeared as Wendy Reardon in Days of Our Lives in 1993. Similarly, she played Jasmine Malone in The Bold and the Beautiful in 1995. However, she ended her contract for the show as they offered her sex scene. She cited religious beliefs for refusal.

Additionally, Lark Voorhies made guest appearance in one episode of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and a season six episode of Family Matters. She continued to get many other roles. Her remarkable appearances are in the series In the House and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Apart from small screen appearances, Lark Voorhies net worth grew as she took a step forward and started appearing in big screen. She started her acting journey in movies from How High in 2001 as a Harvard student, Lauren. The other movies that raised her career are 1990 movie The Black Man’s Guide to Understanding Black Women and 2008 movie The Next Hit in which she played the character Ana Smith.

Music & Writing

In addition, Lark Voorhies career includes of her appearances in music videos too. She has appeared in Kenny Lattimore’s “Never Too Busy” as her debut music video. Later, she came up in Boyz II Men’s “On Bended Knww”, Montell Jordan’s “Somethin’ for the Honeyz” and Dru Hill’s “These Are the Times”.

Her career in music was not limited to her appearance in music videos. She also founded a band Third Degree where she was the lead singer. Moreover, she had a group called the X-Girls along with Stacee and Yashi Brown. These activities did not only bring Lark Voorhies net worth but also heightened her popularity.

The gifted actress is also the writer of three books Reciprocity, Trek of the Cheshire and A True Light.

Personal Life and Husband

Regarding Voorhies personal life, she has married twice. First, she married Miguel Coleman in 1996; however, the couple separated in 2001. Later, they lawfully divorced after 3 years of separation.

After a decade of divorce, Voorhies met music engineer Jimmy Green in an event. Green and Voorhies started dating from 2014 for a year. They married on April 30 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevertheless, the couple did not continue staying happily together. As a result, Voorhies filed for divorce in October 2015 just after 6 months of being in marital relationship with Green.

Lawsuit and Net Worth

The National Enquirer claimed that Voorhies had a drug problem in June 2005. Therefore, Voorhies filed a lawsuit against the media on May 2006. The case dropped after two months. Similarly, her mother Tricia stated that Voorhies has bipolar disorder in an interview in November 2012.

Nonetheless, the skilled actress best known for Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Lark Voorhies net worth grossed $4 million. She accumulated such high net worth mainly from her television shows.

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