Who is Pamela Anderson?

Pamela Anderson is a professional Canadian-American actress. She is also a model and animal rights activist. She has appeared in several covers of magazines and is famous for her roles in series like Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. Pamela was born on the 1st of July, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada, as the name Pamela Denise Anderson.

Quick Info
Celebrated NamePamela Denise Anderson
Professionactress, model, animal rights activist
Birth DateJuly 1, 1967
Birth PlaceLadysmith, British Columbia, Canada
Birth NamePamela Denise Anderson
ParentsFather: Barry Anderson
Mother: Carol Anderson
Height5 feet 6.5 inches (1.69 m)
Weight60 kg
Body Measurement39-26-34 inches
HusbandTommy Lee (Divorced)
Kid Rock (Divorced)
Rick Salomon (Divorced)
Net Worth$12 million

Pamela Anderson

Personal Information

Pamela is the daughter of Barry and Carol Anderson. Her father was a furnace repairman and her mother was a waitress. Furthermore, Pamela has a Russian ancestry as well. She was covered by some press right after her birth as she was the “Centennial Baby” who was born on the 100th anniversary of Canada’s official founding via the Constitution Act, 1867.

Anderson publicly revealed being sexually abused as a child. She was molested by a female babysitter while she was 6 years old and raped by a 25-year-old man when she was just 12 years old. Furthermore, she also revealed she was gang-raped by her boyfriend and the other six when she was just 14. She moved to Vancouver in 1988 and worked as a fitness instructor.

Besides, she holds a Canadian-American nationality, and as per ethnicity, she is mixed. Standing at a height of 5 feet 6.5 inches (1.69 m) and weigh about 60 kg, she has been able to maintain her body in shape, along with the body measurements 39-26-34 inches.

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Pamela’s first husband is Tommy Lee, who is a professional drummer. She married on the 19th of February, 1995 without notifying her mother. The couple has two sons together. However, her husband had been arrested for spousal abuse and the couple divorced in 1998. Pamela was later engaged to model Marcus Schenkenberg but they broke up in 2001. She then dated Kid Rock but broke up with him in 2003. However, she married Kid Rock on the 29th of July, 2006 in France. Unfortunately, she miscarried her child with Kid Rock on a shoot on the 10th of November, 2006. She divorced Kid Rock in the same year.

Pamela then married film producer Rick Salomon on the 6th of October, 2007 and they separated on the 13th of December, annulling their marriage.


Anderson attended Highland Secondary School located in Comox, British Columbia and graduated in 1985.

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Anderson was discovered at a Canadian football game in 1989. She then got an offer from Playboy and appeared in five issues of the magazine. She became Playmate of the Month in February of 1990 issue. Pamela modelled with Playboy magazine for almost 22 years, which is the longest time than any other model in the history of Playboy.

Anderson then went on to pursue an acting career. She started with a minor role in the ABC comedy series Home Improvement. She played the role of Lisa for two seasons and then left the show. Later, she got the role of C.J. Parker on Baywatch and played the role for five seasons between 1992 and 1997. People consider her role in Baywatch as one of her best roles. Anderson starred in her first film role in Raw Justice. Furthermore, she appeared in the film Barb Wire in 1996.

Reality Television

Anderson made her appearance on the fourth season of the Indian Bigg Boss and stayed as a guest for three days. She then later took part in the 12th season of Big Brother in the United Kingdom in September of 2011. Anderson became a contestant of the tenth season of Dancing with the stars with partner Damian Whitewood. However, she eliminated after seven weeks.

Pamela Anderson as an Activist

Anderson has conducted various campaigns that disapprove of the commercial fur industry. She is a prominent activist for animal rights. Furthermore, she promotes veganism through the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Net Worth

Pamela Anderson has been able to earn a beautiful amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of about $12 million as of 2020.