Yasmine Bleeth was among the most gorgeous movie stars to hit the limelight in the early '90s. Her curvaceous figure and breathless voice made her stand out from her colleagues. If anyone was looking to hire a beautiful model and an outstanding actress, she was the to-go-to lady. She became even more famous after her appearance in the TV series that a lot of people loved, "Baywatch". She was featured in so many other films and soap operas, and her acting career seemed to be on the rise.
In this article, you will get to know the renowned Baywatch actress Yasmine Bleeth, her journey as an actress then and now, her age, net worth, and personal life.
- Full name: Yasmine Amanda Bleeth
- Birthday: June 14, 1968
- Age: 51 years old
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1 m 65 cm)
- Nationality: American
- Birthplace: New York City, United States
- Education: United Nations International School, New York
- Occupation: Former actress (active from 1980 to 2003)
- Husband: Paul Cerrito (married in 2002)
Who is Yasmine Bleeth?
Yasmine Amanda Bleeth is one of the most iconic and gorgeous actresses in America. She was born in the United States, specifically in New York City. She is the daughter of an outstanding model, Carina, and a business proprietor called Phillip.
Her father Phillip is of German-Jewish and Russian-Jewish descent, while her mother, Carina, was of Algerian and French descent. This means that she has a mixed ethnic background.
Her career in the limelight started when she was a baby. At the age of ten months, she featured in a baby shampoo television commercial for Johnson & Johnson’s No More Tears. The actress attended the United Nations International School in New York as a child.
Her active participation in the industry opened more doors for her. When she was six years old, she appeared on Candid Camera. Later that year, she was featured in a cosmetic advertising campaign alongside the amazing model Cristina Ferrare.
Yasmine Bleeth young years were spent in search of herself. Just after doing the cosmetic advertising campaign with Cristina Ferrare, she caught the attention of one of the most iconic fashion photographers, Francesco Scavullo.
Scavullo eventually included the model and her mother in his book called Scavullo Women. Such recognition was very significant, mainly because Yasmine wanted to be an actress.
Yasmine Bleeth movies and TV shows
Her breakthrough in acting came when she was just 12 years old. At this young age, she landed her first cast role in the film called "Hey Babe!"
Upon turning 16, she began appearing in the daytime television soap opera "Ryan’s Hope". It seemed that she was doing an impressive job in acting and producers were taking note. However, in 1989, this show was cancelled.
Even sadder was the fact that in that same year, Bleeth’s mother passed away at the age of 47 due to inflammatory breast cancer.
During her grieving period, the beautiful actress turned down all the acting opportunities that she acquired. However, eight months after her mother’s death, she went back to acting. She managed to gain the role of LeeAnn Demerest on One Life to Live, which was a daytime soap opera.
Perhaps the most iconic moment in Bleeth’s acting career was when she landed a role in Baywatch. She portrayed the role of Caroline Holden, who is a hot lifeguard, on the TV series.
She got to work alongside famous actors such as David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. Yasmine Bleeth Baywatch role brought her a lot of attention, and in 1995, she was recognized by People Magazine among the 50 Most Beautiful People.
Even more outstanding was the fact that between 1996 and 2001, she was among FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World.
This was just the start of her stardom because between 2000 and 2003, she was also featured in FHM’s U.S. 100 Sexiest Women. Due to her enormous recognition, Bleeth landed multiple acting roles both in films and television. She acquired the acting role of Heather Lane-Williams in the TV series called Titans, as well as the role Alexia Forman in the 2000 movie called Hidden War.
In addition to her television career, she was also a model. Yasmine Bleeth picture collection is quite impressive. She ventured into swimwear modeling, making her start her swimwear line called "Yaz Wear".
How old is Yasmine Bleeth?
Today, Yasmine Bleeth age is 51 years old. This gorgeous lady was born on June 14, 1968, in New York City.
Who did Yasmine Bleeth date?
This woman has dated a lot of famous and influential men. For instance, some of her flames were Steve Guttenberg, David Charvet, Matthew Perry, Luke Perry, and Grant Show. At some points in her life, she was engaged to Richard Grieco and Ricky Paull Goldin.
Yasmine Bleeth and Matthew Perry: Did they date?
A lot of fans used to be curious about the Matthew Perry Yasmine Bleeth romance. The gorgeous lady from "Baywatch" dated the famous actor from "Friends" for a short while. The peak of their romance was in 1996 when they were spotted together on a few occasions. However, they broke up very quickly.
Who is the husband of Yasmine Bleeth?
Although most actresses shy away from exposing their spouses or the stories of how they met to the limelight, this star does not seem too shy to disclose her personal life.
During her voluntary stay at the Malibu-based Rehabilitation Clinic in December 2000, she met her husband, Paul Cerrito. Cerrito was a strip club owner.
She once commented that it was love at first sight when she saw her future husband. Yasmine Bleeth husband Cerrito was also enrolled in the program in Malibu. On August 25, 2002, Bleeth and Cerrito tied the knot in Santa Barbara, California.
Why did Yasmine Bleeth stop acting?
There have been a lot of questions online regarding Yasmine Bleeth then and now. Most of her fans want to know where she is.
Her career seemed to hit rock bottom on September 12, 2001, when she was pulled over and caught in possession of four syringes with an injectable type of cocaine, and a plastic bag containing cocaine residue.
She was arrested and later sentenced to two years probation due to possession of cocaine, and 100 hours of community service. She was also required to pay court fines and undergo regular drug tests.
There are notable changes in the physique of Yasmine Bleeth now and then when she featured in Baywatch. In this TV series, the model who acted as Caroline Holden had a great figure that most women were dying for. Yasmine Bleeth seems to have added a few extra pounds.
How much is Yasmine Bleeth worth?
Despite not being so active in the limelight, the earnings of this actress do not seem to be affected whatsoever. Yasmine Bleeth net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
This figure is believed to be accumulative of the projects that she participated in prior to her career hitting rock bottom. This figure is also thought to include the earnings Bleeth acquired from the sales she acquired in her swimwear line called "Yaz Wear".
Due to a lot of struggles in her private life, Yasmine Bleeth seems to have had major setbacks in her acting career. After her arrest on September 12, 2001, there seem to be no confirmations regarding any role she has landed to act in any movie or soap opera. Fans cannot help but wonder where the acting career of this once highly recognized model is headed.