Lana Maria Parrilla is an American actor and is best known for her role in television fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time. She was one of the series regular in the ABC sitcom Spin City (2000-2001). After that, she starred in Swingtown, Windfall, Boomtown and 24. In 2011 she got her breakthrough role playing the Evil Queen in the ABC fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time based on fairy tells.
Lana Parrilla Biography and Family
Lana Maria Parrilla was born on July 15, 1977, to a Puerto-Rican born professional baseball player Sam Parrilla and Dolores Dee Azzara, a woman of Sicilian decent. Her mother is a painter and works in the banking sector. She has an older sister Deena and a nephew, Sammy. Her aunt is actor Candice Azzara.
Her parents Sam and Dolores got divorced when she was just four years old. After that, she lived with her mother for the next decade and then moved in with her father. Her father was overprotective, so he couldn’t let her attend a performing arts school. She lived with him until his death in 1994. Sam Parrilla shot dead when he was 50 and Lana was 16. After his death, Lana moved in with her mother in California.
She stopped over Granada in 1997 to learn Spanish. She married her longtime boyfriend, Fred Di Blasio on July 5, 2014.
Education: She attended Beverly Hills Playhouse after her high school graduation to study acting. She also studied voice for ten years. After that, she started her career in acting doing smaller roles, but later on, she got larger roles.
Lana Parrilla Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $4.5 Million US Dollars
Lana Parrilla net worth in 2017 is $4.5 million US dollars. Lana Parrilla has some impressive resume of acting credits, but her biggest role till date is Regina Mills/Evil Queen in the ABC fantasy drama TV series Once Upon a Time. She acted in some minor roles in movies like Spiders, Frozen stars, Very Mean Man, and One Last Ride. But Lana had her focus on television roles all along, and she appeared in 24, Bloom town, Spin City, Windfall and Miami Medical. She made her fortune primarily appearing on the television. Right now her hit acting stint on Once Upon a Time is the biggest contributor of her assets.
According to sources, her net worth over the years are-
Some of her highest earnings per show are as below-
Once Upon a Time – $524,476
Miami Medical – $426,136
Have a Nice Revolution: Sex & Morality in 1970’s America – $324,675
Swingtown – $207,871
Lost – $189,394
Lana Parrilla Assets
Lana Parrilla owns several luxurious apartments and commercial properties in the USA. She has a home in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. Other than this she is the owner of luxurious automobiles.
Lana Parrilla Business Model
Like the other celebrities, Lana Parrilla gets also paid by ads, sponsorship, endorsement, featuring and so on. The estimated yearly income around $352,941 and Endorsement amount is $78,431 which also added few movies earnings including Once Upon a Time, Miami Medical, and Lost.
Lana appeared in numerous TV and movie roles. Her biggest role as of now is the Evil Queen/Regina Mills in ABC series Once Upon a Time. Her acting has been praised for this show, and she even won a Teen Choice Award for the best TV Actress in a Fantasy/ Sci-fi series and was nominated for the Emmy Award. Other than that, she acted in a leading role for a movie The Double Life of Eleanor Kendall.
Her Once Upon a Time executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis revealed a musical episode of the series would happen and she would star in that episode. She won the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Once Upon a Time in 2016.
Lana Parrilla has her fan base known as the Evil Regal. She has an excellent rapport with Robert Carlyle. Parrilla accomplished the TV Guide Award for Favorite Villain in 2013. Lana’s performance also received positive reviews from several critics. As a celebrity, she is polite and kindhearted. Her followers love her for her kind nature. In ABC’s fantasy show Once Upon a Time we see her as the anti-hero Regina Mills/ Evil Queen.