La La Anthony Net Worth - Earning As An Actress, Businesswoman And Author

BY NIHAL BHANDARY Updated on 12 March, 2021

La La Anthony's net worth is estimated to be $9 million. Photo Source: Getty Images.

The multi-talented actress, businesswoman, and author, La La Anthony, is a woman of immense caliber and talent. After rubbing shoulders with the entertainment industry as television hosts and getting featured in numerous highly-grossing movies and huge television series, she has gathered immense popularity and fortune. As of now, La La Anthony's net worth is estimated to be $9 million, which she has collected from her active involvement in a plethora of ventures, but primarily from acting.

La La Anthony was born on June 25, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, to Carmen Surillo. She grew up alongside a younger brother and two younger sisters. Growing up, she was quite enthusiastic in the music field and went to Howard University, graduating with a B.A. in History. La La Anthony's husband, Carmelo Anthony, is an American professional NBA player and has been married to her since 2010. The couple is also parent to a son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony.

Net Worth and Sources of Income

Having started her entertainment career at the age of 15, Anthony has had quite a while to establish herself in the industry and gather a hefty wealth. As mentioned above, La La Anthony's net worth is estimated to be $9 million (according to Forbes), which she has mainly acquired from her lucrative career in the acting department. However, she has also gathered handsome cash from other ventures that she trodded along during the course of her career. Although she might not match her husband, Carmelo Anthony's net worth of $120 Million, La La is on to building her own empire of success with all she has got.

Income from Acting

La La Anthony's earnings mostly comprise of the revenue she has earned from her brilliant acting in the showbiz industry. From global blockbusters to renowned television series, La La has consistently given her best and brought home immense wealth in the process. 

La La Anthony net worth 2020

Initially, she started off with small roles but went on to snag more significant roles as she kept building her resume and piling up more acting credits. One of the most prominent roles she has landed on television is probably the role of LaKeisha in STARZ Original, Power next to 50 Cent, Omari Hardwick, and Lela Loren for a whopping 48 episodes. We are pretty sure La La Anthony's salary from this instrumental role must have been plenty.

Apart from Power, she has also grasped other major roles in series including, BH90210, Unforgettable, and Charm School with Ricki LakeIt's pretty sure that La La Anthony's television acting career has served her well, both professionally and financially.

As much as you would've seen this coming, La La has been actively involved in television, appearing in numerous television shows as herself and has 88 self credits to her name. One of the most prominent tv series she has starred in is La La's Full Court Life as herself for 38 episodes, and it's increased her net worth by a huge margin.

No stranger to beauty and fashion, the alluring actress, La La, has made it to Maxim's 2012 list of Hot 100, and she was also crowned number 1 by Latina Magazine as the Most Beautiful Latina in Hollywood.

Income from Movies

Parallel to tv series, La La has also established a firm footing in the film industry. We have put together some of the movies the gorgeous actress has starred in alongside their box office collection down here:

Movies Box Office Collection
Think Like A Man + Think Like A Man Too $96.1 M+ $70.2 M
Two Can Play That Game $22.3 M
You Got Served $48.6 M
Baggage Claim $22.5 M

Looking at these eye-opening numbers, we are pretty certain that La La Anthony's net worth was backed significantly from the fair share of revenue she received during her career in the film industry.

Income from Radio and Television Show Hosts

Not many are aware of this, but the now-prolific actress hit it off quite early in radio at WHTA-FM in Georgia. Following that, she was given her own show, the insanely popular, Future Flavas, alongside rapper Ludacris. She went to land a string of radio show hosts, but what brought her international prominence was her position as an MTV's V.J. Joining the MTV family came with its own pros. Without any on-TV experience, she became the television network's royal talent and hosted their two most popular shows, Total Request Live and Direct Effect. 

La La Anthony MTV,  VH1, earnings

During her time in the platform, La La Anthony interviewed many high-profile stars, including Will Smith, Angelina Jolie, Tom Cruise, and Brad Pitt, among others. Uninterrupted lucrative time with MTV helped pile up La La Anthony's income exponentially. Furthermore, La La also raked in a colossal fortune from being the host of the VH1's high rated reality television reunion shows like Flavor of LoveI Love New YorkFor the Love of Ray J, and Real Chance of Love.

In fact, her career served her so well that La La left these networks and launched her own production company titled Krossover Productions, the company responsible for producing Mike Tyson's critically acclaimed documentary, Tyson. No doubt, the gorgeous actress, has parlayed her charismatic personality, class, eloquence, and tireless work ethic into a successful media career, and as she did so, her fortune saw a constant hike.

Income from Business

Anthony is a witty woman, full of myriad attributes and skills required for a successful career in the entertainment industry. But alongside that, she is also a smart businesswoman with impeccable entrepreneurship skills. On February 2, 2012, she launched MOTIVES by La La, which is an impressive cosmetic line for women. It consists of various mineral-based products for face, cheeks, lips, nails, and eyes and probably helps La La rake in a considerable fortune.

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Additionally, Anthony led a clothing line named 5th & Mercer, only exclusive to It contains jumpsuits, dresses, skirts, tops in the broader selection of colors and sizes.

Just recently, on October 4, 2019, the elegant actress launched her own clothing line titled La La Anthony Collection, which hosts a dazzling collection of athleisure, bottoms, tops, jackets, and many more for purchase. Hence, it doesn't come off as a surprise that La La Anthony, after her years of a lucrative stand, in acting and media, is still gathering a tremendous fortune, thanks to her remarkable business ventures online.

Income as an Author

La La Anthony's dexterousness and immaculate show of expertise in a multitude of fields are unbelievable. She released her first book titled The Love Playbook, in which she basically shares her expedition to finding love and success, alongside giving healthy relationship advice to live a successful life. This earned La La Anthony hard cash and made her the recipient of the title of New York Times best-selling author.

She has also penned this another book named The Power Playbook: Rules for Independence, Money, and Success, which is priced at $21.96 on Amazon(Hardcover) and $9.99 for Kindle version. So if you're looking for some go-to tips for forging professional success, establishing financial independence, and finding the right recipe for a truly satisfying life, this is the book for you!


La La Anthony is an Instagram star, gathering nearly half a million likes for every picture she posts of herself. The fashionista seems to love flaunting her charming and alluring appearance on her pictures.

La La Anthony Instagram

La La Anthony even owned a lavish $12 million apartment in NYC, the most expensive condo listing in Upper Manhattan. The interior is a work of art; the airy and sophisticated apartment is the testament to her success. But after moving out of the luxurious suite, the New York Knicks star and La La purchased an $11 million condo at 508 West 24th Street in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. The apartment can be accessed via a private elevator and comprises of an expansive living/dining space, and solid rift and gorgeous white oak floors. Not to mention that the master bedroom suites include fancy luxurious spa baths and private dressing rooms. Looking forward, the wealthy star will surely have no problems landing more roles in the upcoming future, and as popularity rises, La La Anthony's net worth is bound to bump up too.

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Published on 03 February, 2020

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