Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962, in Subic Bay Naval Base, Philippines
His father, Gerald Amon Upchurch, was a naval officer of Scots-Irish and Cherokee ancestry, and his mother, Lucita Aranas, was a Filipina from Candelaria, Quezon.
Lou Diamond Phillips holds dual nationality of the United States and the Philippines.
Lou Diamond Phillips attended Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he was an honor student and played in the school's marching band.
He has been married three times. His first marriage was to Julie Cypher in 1987. Phillips' second marriage was to Kelly Phillips, a makeup artist, in 1994. In 2007, Phillips married Yvonne Boismier, a Canadian model and actress.
He is a well-known actor who gained widespread recognition for his role as Ritchie Valens in the 1987 biographical film "La Bamba". He has since appeared in many popular movies, including "Young Guns", "Courage Under Fire", "Stand and Deliver", "The Big Hit", and "Che".
He has appeared in numerous TV shows throughout his career. Some of his notable TV shows include: Longmire (2012-2017), Blindspot (2015-2020), Prodigal Son (2019-2021), and Blue Bloods (2010-2021).
Lou Diamond Phillips’s net worth is estimated at $6 million.
Lou Diamond Phillips’s net worth is estimated at $8 million.