Lucky Vanous is an American actor and model who came to fame in 1994 after appearing in a series of commercials for Diet Coke. He is also former military. In addition, he was chosen as People magazine’s one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in 1994.
In terms of his relationship status, he was previously married to model, Kristen Noel. However, at present he is single.
Who is Lucky Vanous?
Lucky was born on 11 April 1961, in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. He attended the University of Nebraska in his hometown. Then, he moved to Manhattan to pursue his career as a model and also to continue his studies.
After moving to Manhattan, he joined New York University and Fordham University where he studied political science and history. Likewise, he also trained with Alan Savage in NY, Howard Fine (Advanced scene study), Groundlings and Jessica Drake (speech) in Los Angeles.
Furthermore, he joined the military while he was 18. He served in the United States Army 1st Ranger Battalion.
He Has Appeared in 45 national and international commercials
The 60-year old actor is seen mostly on TV, particularly in commercials. He has appeared in more than 45 national and international commercials.
He became famous after his appearance in Coca Cola commercial. His appearance in the commercial became one of the most successful commercial campaigns.
Moreover, he has been part of numerous movies and TV shows. His most notable work is 18 Wheels of Justice, Pacific Palisades and Will & Grace. Likewise, he has also appeared in the sitcom Two and a Half Men, portraying Kevin.
Lucky Was Married to a Model
Vanous is not married at present. However, he used to be a married man. He was married to the model, Kristen Noel. The couple married in 1989. However, their relationship came to an end after 7 years. And, the couple got divorced in 1996.
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The couple first met in Tokyo when they were doing a men’s fashion show. For the show, both of them were wearing the same clothes. According to Vanous, he said that she looked better in it than him.
However, she was sort of down because something had happened to one of her friends in the States. So, Vanous asked her out for coffee. Then, they went for dinner and their relationship began.
After splitting up with Noel, Vanous got involved with Tracy Richman. The duo started dating in 1996. But, they broke up after only three years.
Tracy Richman is an actress best known for Intimate Nights (1998), E! True Hollywood Story (1996) and Howard Stern (1994).
He Owned a Restaurant
After moving out of the showbiz industry, Lucky moved on to establish his new venture. He established a burger-centric restaurant/bar named Lucky Devil in Hollywood.
He established the restaurant in March 2006. However, the changing palates, neighborhoods, and incoming Hollywood hotspots like Birch led the joint to shut down in 2015.
Lucky Vanous Net Worth
As of 2021, Lucky has an estimated net worth of $1 million. The former actor had made a decent amount from the showbiz industry. In addition, he owned a restaurant that was quite popular, so he made some good money from it too.
As one of the most beautiful people, Vanous has managed to maintain his body properly. He has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 85 kg.
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