Lou Diamond Phillips Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

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Lou Diamond Phillips Biography

Lou Diamond Phillips was born on 17 February 1962, in U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines. He is a Filipino actor, director, and author. His full name is Lou Diamond Phillips né Upchurch. Similarly, he is widely recognized for his roles in Stand and Deliver, Young Guns, The Dark Wind, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 59 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 75 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, he married makeup artist, Yvonne Boismier Phillips in 2007. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Indigo. Previously, he had a marital relationship with Kelly Phillips with whom he had three daughters, Lili Jordan and twins Grace Moorea and Isabella Patricia. Before Kelly, he was married to Julie Cypher from the year 1987.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Gerald Amon Upchurch whereas his mother’s name is Lucita Umayam Aranas. 

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education profile, he studied at Flour Bluff High Schoo. He then enrolled at the University of Texas.


The American actor started his acting career in the year 1984 by playing the role of a terrorist in Time Bomb which was an uncredited role. Similarly, he got a breakthrough from  La Bamba, an American biographical film where he played the role of  American Singer Ritchie Valens. Likewise, he has played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Dallas, The Three Kings, Dakota, Arduous Moon, The Untold West, The Wharf Rat, Hangman, etc.

Lou Diamond Phillips Biography
Lou Diamond Phillips in USO Gala-2013 [Image Source: HealthyCeleb]

Besides, he is best known for playing the role of  Colonel David Telford in Stargate Universe, Jose Chavez y Chavez in Young Boys,  Ritchie Valens in La Bamba, etc. Moreover, Lou’s most recent works count the portrayal of Mayor Sancho Santamaria (voice) in Trese,  Gil Arroyo in Prodigal Son (2019-2021), etc. Furthermore, the outstanding actor has received several awards and honors such as Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Golden Globe Award nominee for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Tony Award nominee for Best Actor on Broadway, etc.

Lou Diamond Phillips’s Social Media

For further information about his personal life, you can check on his social media accounts. He is active on Instagram and Twitter.

Lou Diamond Phillips’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Lou Diamond Phillips.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Lou Diamond Phillips? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 6 million, which he has earned from his successful acting and directing career.


  • His father was a chef for the US Marines. 
  • He loves the character of Cisco which he played in The Big Hits.
  • He has two cats as pet. 

Quick Information About Lou Diamond Phillips

Personal Details
Full NameLou Diamond Phillips né Upchurch
Date of Birth17 February 1962
BirthplaceU.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines
ProfessionActor, Director & Author
Zodiac SignAquarius
Body Measurements
Age59 years
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight75 Kg
Eye ColorDark Brown 
Hair ColorBlack
Family & Relationship
FatherGerald Amon Upchurch
MotherLucita Umayam Aranas
Spouse/GirlfriendYvonne Boismier Phillips
Education and College
SchoolFlour Bluff High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Texas
Debut Time Bomb (1984)
Notable WorkStand and Deliver, Young Guns, Longmire, etc
Income & Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$ 6 million
Net Worth (2020)   N/A
Annual Salary   N/A
Income SourceActing & Directing 

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