Who is Yasmine Bleeth?
Yasmine Bleeth is a retired actress, who achieved stardom with the role of Caroline Holden in the cult TV series “Baywatch” (1993-1997), and as Caitlin Cross in the TV crime-drama series “Nash Bridges” (1998-2000), among numerous other roles she’s secured in her career.
Where is Yasmine Bleeth Now?
Yasmine has been away from the entertainment world for quite a while now, having retired in the early 2000s. Since then, she has been living a quiet life with her husband, switching time between their homes in Los Angeles, California, and Scottsdale, Arizona. She and her husband don’t have children.
Yasmine Bleeth Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Yasmine Amanda Bleeth on the 14th June 1968, in New York, USA, she is the daughter of Philip Bleeth and his wife Carina.
Her father was a business proprietor, while her mother worked as a model. Yasmine is of Algerian descent on her mother’s side, and German-Jewish and Russian-Jewish ancestry through her father.
From an early age Yasmine was thrown into show business – as a baby she appeared in cosmetic commercials for Max Factor, and soon caught the attention of the fashion photographer Francesco Scavullo. This let to further appearances, and at 10 years of age she made her acting debut in a Johnson & Johnson’s No More Tears baby shampoo television commercial.
Two years later, Yasmine made her film debut in “Hey Babe!” next to Buddy Hackett, and in 1983 featured in the film “Baba!”. In 1985 she secured the role of Ryan Fenelli in the TV series “Ryan’s Hope”, in four years appearing in 13 episodes, which only helped her career.
Rise to Prominence
The ‘90s didn’t have a good start for Yasmine, but after few unsuccessful projects, she was chosen for the part of Caroline Holden in the TV action-adventure series “Baywatch” (1993-1999). Young Yasmine featured in more than 70 episodes of the award-winning series, which launched her to prominence, and she caught the attention of numerous high-profile magazines, including People and FHM among others.
She worked as a model, often doing photo sessions in lingerie or a bikini. Yasmine also featured in several television series and films, and in 1998 she was chosen for the part of Caitlin Cross in the TV series “Nash Bridges” (1998-2000).
Career Decline and Retirement
With the start of the 2000s, Yasmine became focused on other interests, which include her family for the most part, and after a few roles, such as of Heather Lane Williams in the TV series “Titans” (2000-2001), and her portrayal of Caroline in the television film “Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding” in 2003, Yasmine retired from acting.
Yasmine Bleeth Net Worth
Although she has been away from the public eye and entertainment industry for quite a while, her previous success increased her wealth by a large margin. So, have you ever wondered how rich Yasmine Bleeth is, as of late-2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bleeth’s net worth is as high as $2 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree?
Yasmine Bleeth Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children, Drug Addiction
What do you know about Yasmine’s personal life? Well, Yasmine has had ups and downs in her life, which include drug addiction, but also charity work. Following the death of her mother, Yasmine developed a cocaine addiction, but self-referred to the Promises Rehabilitation Clinic. However, she was arrested in 2001 in Romulus, Michigan, following a car accident on the interstate 94 highway, with police finding an injectable form of cocaine and a small bag that had cocaine traces.
With a further search of her hotel room, the police found more cocaine and other drugs. As a result, Yasmine was sentenced to two years probation, and now has to take occasional drug tests; she’s also served 100 hours of community service.
Yasmine has been married to Paul Cerrito, former strip club owner since the 25th August 2002. Since the early 2000s, Yasmine has stayed away from the entertainment world, and isn’t active on any social media platform.
Starting in 1998, Yasmine has been involved in charity work; one of her first campaigns was serving as a spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day fundraising campaign, focused on raising funds for breast cancer research and education. During her stint with the campaign, it raised $5 million, given to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, for which she is also a spokesperson, and has been an integral part in creating the nationally run Race for the Cure. She has also donated $10,000 from the “Celebrity Jeopardy!” quiz show she won to breast cancer research.