Vanessa Angel is an English actress and former model. She got recognition from her role in the television series Weird Science and worldwide fame from the series Baywatch. She not only appeared in TV series but also in feature films including Kingpin, Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2, and Hall Pass.
Born In London
Vanessa Angel was born as Vanessa Madeline Angel on 10th November 1966, in London, England. She belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and holds the English nationality.
Vanessa is the daughter of stockbroker father Peter Angel and housemaker mother Elizabeth Angel.
Started Her Career As Model At The Age Of 16
Vanessa Angel began her journey of being a model at an early age. She was selected by a model management agent while she was at the London Cafe. At the age of 16, she signed by Ford Models, for which she moved to New York City for her modeling career. She also worked for Diet Pepsi Girl.
She started her career as an actress and made her acting debut from the movie Spies Like Us in 1985. Then she got her role in television series The Equalizer in 1988 along with Edward Woodward and Keith Szarabijka.
The actress has gained fame nationally and internationally from her role in the TV series Baywatch along with David Hasselhoff, Erika Eleniak, and Pamela Anderson in 1991. She got her first major role in the 1994 TV series Weird Science sharing her screen presence with John Mallory Asher, Michael Manasseri, and Lee Tergesen.
The 53-year-old actress has credited her name in many television series and full-length movies. But she never got the opportunity for won or nominated in any Awards for her roles.
How Much Money Does She Earn From Her Work?
Vanessa Angel worked as a model and actress, she earned a decent income from her work. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth of $3 million, as of 2020.
Angel got collected her major income from her acting career. However, she has not revealed any information about her salary from her work. But the average salary of a Hollywood actress is around $52,000 per annum.
Vanessa owns a house in Los Angeles for which she has paid a heavy amount to own the house.
Married To Actor Rick Otto
Vanessa Angel first met her future husband actor Rick Otto through a mutual friend Lee Tergesen. She dated for some years and then exchanged their wedding vows on 6th April 1996.
The actress is blessed with a kid daughter India Otta on 10th March 2001. Her daughter is a professional basketball player and plays for the USC Trojans Women's basketball team.
Vanessa resides in Los Angeles along with her husband and daughter.