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Heather Locklear is well known as an American actress who played the role of Amanda Woodward on the American Primetime Soap opera, Melrose Place. She has won the Golden Globe award four consecutive times and has also been nominated as the Best Actress in Television series. The actress has been a torn in the flesh of law enforcement as she has been arrested countlessly by the police in the US for illicit behaviors. Below is a well-detailed information about the incredible but heady actress.

Heather Locklear (Age & Ethnicity)

Born as Heather Deen Locklear on September 25, 1961, in Los Angeles, California, she is the first of four siblings – two sisters, Laurie and Colleen and a brother, Mark Locklear. Locklear attended Newbury Park High School and had her college education at the University of California, Los Angeles where she tried to join the fraternities Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta but was never initiated. The actress is an American and is of a mixed ethnicity – English, Scottish, and German.


She started her career in the early 1980s where she guest roled in the episodes of CHiPs, 240 Robert and Eight Is Enough. She conjoined with Aaron Spellings, an American producer and got roles for the TV series Dynasty and T.J. Hooker.

The drama series Melrose released in 1993 became her major breakthrough after she starred as Amanda Wood. She made the role her own until it was taken offset in 1989. The show returned in 1991 and the daring actress still remained a part of the acting team. Heather worked closely with Aaron and has played major roles in eight of his television series including Dynasty, T.J Hooker, Matt Houston, and Fantasy Island to mention a few.

Heather Locklear stormed Saturday Live on May 14, 1994, as the guest host. Her skits Coffee talk with Mike Myers and Wayne’s World have been noted as one of her best roles ever. She became the principal appearance on the Muppets Tonight show in 1996.

The actress was the front page for the magazine Rolling Stone on May 19, 1994, and was also named on the People Magazine as one of the top 50 most Beautiful People in 1994 and 2001. She has appeared in over 65 movies and television series including Too close to Home, Fresh off Boat, Franklin & Bash, Scrubs and Two and a Half Men, etc.

Heather Locklear has been in a lot of troubles with the police and has been arrested several times. She was once arrested for reckless driving, domestic violence, and battery against a police officer, among other offenses.

The well-known actress has also had a share of life’s pain as she experienced depression and anxiety. Rumor had it that she was once suicidal, however, the rumor was annulled after some emergency responders who visited her home claimed the lady was doing well and fine.

Despite being a hard nut, Heather Locklear has put in tremendous effort in her career and has made quite a fortune out of it. She is currently worth $25 million.

Family (Parents)

Heather’s dad, William Locklear works as an administrator for the University of California, Los Angeles while her mom, Diane Locklear works as a production executive for Walt Disney Company. Prior to Williams days in UCLA, he was a colonel in the United States Marine corps. Not so much details are known about her parents as they live a very private life and have been off spotlights.

Who is Heather Locklear’s Daughter?

Heather’s daughter is Ava Elizabeth Sambora; a child she had with her second husband, Richie Sambora. Ava was born on October 4, 1997, in Los Angeles, California and is currently a swimwear model for a Malibu-based brand.

Heather Locklear and Ava Sambora
Heather Locklear and Ava Sambora

She attended Viewpoint School and Loyola Marymount University. Records have it that Ava has been quite disappointed with her mother’s troublesome behaviors, meanwhile, her mother has continually showered her with love and has proudly posted a lot of their pictures together on social media platforms.

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Well, Ava’s career path is not yet full-blown but we guess she would follow the footsteps of her mother as an actress as she once featured in a Jud Apatow movie.

Boyfriend and Husband

Heather Locker has walked down the aisle twice; she married Tommy Lee on May 10, 1986, and divorced him in 1993. Subsequently, she married Richie Sambora on December 17, 1994 but their union never lasted for long as she divorced him in April 2007.

Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora
Heather Locklear and Ex-husband; Richie Sambora

On concluding her divorce with her ex-husband, she entered a relationship with Jack Wagner which lasted for four years, they got engaged in August 2011 but called it off that same month. Currently, the American actress is assumed to be single.

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