Pamela Anderson and Her Current Net Worth

Pamela Anderson
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Pamela Anderson gained worldwide fame because of her role in the hit series Baywatch. The Canadian-born actress featured on the famous magazine Playboy’s cover. She holds the record for most Playboy covers by any one person. However, even after such a successful on-screen career, she’s more famous for her off-screen life.

Pamela Anderson Career

Anderson in Baywatch
Anderson in Baywatch

The 1967 born actress started her career as a model for Playboy in 1989. She gained recognition for the perfect physique one can hold. In 1990, she started landing guest roles in sitcoms. But what made her known and cherished by all was his role in Baywatch. Anderson played the role of C.J. Parker on the show that started in 1992. After that, Anderson starred in many projects namely Barb Wire, V.I.P., and Stacked.

Anderson has also written autobiographical books and two novels. The books include Star: A Novel(2004), Star Struck: A Novel(2005), and Patches of Life, a poetry collection by Pamela that was released in 2005. Apart from them, she has co-written books that include Paul Ricoeur: Honoring and Continuing the Work which was released in 2011. Additionally “Connect and Transform: Simple Everyday Changes for Spectacular Health,” came out in 2015 with author John Pierre.

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Finances and Setbacks

Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee
Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee

During the peak of her career, Anderson earned $300,000 per episode, roughly $6.6 million per season. Later, she was earning $12 million per season, after a wave of inflation. But in her personal life, she suffered terrible setbacks that affected her financially as well.

Her marriage with Tommy Lee and the scandal that followed is known by all. The couple’s honeymoon sex tape was leaked and distributed online. Later, the video earned the distributor IEG, a sum of $77 billion in just 12 days of its release. Pam and Tommy sued all those involved in the leak but to no avail. They later made a settlement with IEG, that allowed the company to distribute the video. However, Pamela disclosed that the video hasn’t earned her anything.

The couple got divorced in 1998 after having two children together. From then on, Anderson kind of revived her career by participating in reality TV shows that made her earn financially. Anderson scored a sum of $550,000 for appearing in the Indian version of Big Brother, known as Bigg Boss in 2010. She then went on to participate in the U.K., German and Bulgarian versions of the hit show.

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Financial setbacks, however, didn’t leave Anderson alone. She made an investment of $8 million in renovating a Malibu house that she bought for $1.8 million. The investment proved rather costly to Pam. After renting it for years for $50,000, she finally sold the property for $11.8 million in the year 2021. Apart from this, Pamela was involved in tax evasion. In 2011, IRS claimed that she owed a sum of $260,000 and the state of California claimed that Pam owed $112,000.

Current Net Worth

After such tumultuous personal and financial life, Pamela Anderson’s net worth stands at $20 Million. Recently, a series based on her marriage with Tommy Lee was launched on Hulu. But reports suggest that Pamela Anderson isn’t ever going to watch it, not even the trailer. Lily James, who plays Anderson in the series approached Pam personally to involve her in the series, but to no avail.

Also Read: Who Is Tommy Lee And Where Is He Now?

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