Vanessa Angel: All The Facts About The Star

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Vanessa Angel

There are so many stars who go by the name Vanessa Angel but there is only one Kingpin Vanessa Angel. Scratch the pin. There is only one King of the host of angels. What do you know of this actress and model? Is Vanessa Angel really her birth name or stage name? Because you ask, here is everything you need to know about her.

Vanessa Angel: Birth and early life

Vanessa Angel was born in London to Peter Angel who worked as a stockbroker and Elizabeth Angel. Life good fortunes happened to her really fast as she was spotted by a model-management agent Eileen Ford in a London café. Vanessa landed a modeling job instantly which was a testament to her all the time she grew up having the feeling of becoming of a superstar.

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She was soon signed by Ford Models and relocated to New York City. Vanessa appeared on the covers of fashion magazines as well as Vogue and Cosmopolitan. Through modeling, Vanessa Angel traveled to the far ends of the earth and was once contracted as the Diet Pepsi Girl. Following the love she has always had for the screen, she started auditioning for acting roles, a transition we are now familiar with when it comes to models. Vanessa Angel was born on November 10, 1966. She is 52 years old.

Vanessa Angel: Career

Following a long period in modeling, Vanessa Angel made her film debut in 1985 in the comedy film “Spies like Us” where she portrayed the role of a crewmember in a Russian rocket. Three years later, she appeared on CBS crime drama television series “The Equalizer” as Christine Hayes.

She appeared in the 1989 film “Another Chance” as Jackie Johanson. More roles landed on her laps as she eased her way into the hearts of many. Although, she had one issue that bothered her so much when she started her acting career, and it happened to be her name. Vanessa Angel had to convince many that the name “Angel” is not a stage name but her last name.  Also, she feared that many would think she is a porn star because porn stars are notorious for bearing names similar to hers.

But her worries soon vanished as her acting career advanced. She appeared in an episode of NBC drama series “Baywatch” as Megan, which was followed by an episode on an ABC sitcom “On the Air” where she portrayed the role of a chorus girl.

Vanessa Angel landed her breakout role in the television sitcom “Weird Science” as Lisa. The sitcom aired on USA Network and her role was that of a magic genie who was granting boys their wishes no matter how favorable or unfavorable it turned out to be. The series aired from 1994-1998.

Vanessa also appeared in the science fiction film “Sabretooth” as Catherine Vicky. She starred as Claudia in the sports comedy film “Kingpin”. The film tells the story of an alcoholic ex-professional bowler who always finds it difficult to pay rents and had to exchange sex as a paycheck with her landlady. The film did not make much profit on the box office as it was produced on a budget of 25 million dollars but raked in 32.2 million dollars at the box office.

In 2012, Vanessa appeared in an episode of comedy-drama series “Californication” as Alison. She also appeared as Dr.Lewis in the web series “Crown Lake”. A series designed for the teeming teenage audience.

Entrepreneurship wise, Vanessa opened a clothing line in 2009. The name of her clothing line is “VANE LA” and her designs are from the ‘70s style clothes.


Vanessa Angel married shortly after she made a career switch from modeling to become an actress. Models most of the time marry when they retire, but actresses marry and handle their careers at the same time. Vanessa Angel is married to actor Rick Otto.

His husband Rick, is known for playing the role of Officer Kenneth Dozerman in the film “The Wire”. Together, they have a daughter named India Otto.

Vanessa Angel: Net worth

Vanessa Angel has a growing net worth. She has been in the show business since her teenage years. She has earned real money as a model and as an actress. She has appeared in highly budgeted films and TV series and she owns a clothing brand.

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Her net worth was three million dollars around 2017 but we are at the tail end of 2019 and considering the fact that she has appeared in few films and TV series for the past two years, keeping her net worth at 3 million dollars would be unfair. We might not know how exact net worth but she certainly worth more than 3 million dollars.

Height and weight

Vanessa Angel has one of the amazing natural curves in Hollywood. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (that is 1.72 meter) and she weighs 59 Kg. She has a measurement of 33-25-35 inches. Her bra size is 38C

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