Yvonne Boismier Phillips is a former actress and makeup artist known for her works on The Invited, Blue Skies, and The X-Files. However, she is in the spotlight as the third wife of the American actor and film director, Lou Diamond Phillips. The pair have been married for almost 2 decades and they have a child named, Indigo Sanara Philips.
While you’ll soon meet Yvonne, her husband doesn’t need so much introduction. He has been in the public glare since the late 80s thanks to his breakthrough movie La Bamba (1987). He is also known for films such as Young Guns (1988), Young Guns II (1990), Courage Under Fire (1996), and The 33 (2015).
Here are 10 Facts about Yvonne Boismier Phillips
1. How Old is Lou Diamond Phillips’s Wife?
Despite being a celebrity wife, Yvonne Boismier Phillips has been very private about her personal life. As such information about her exact date of birth, early life, and family background is not known.
However, judging from her looks, she could be in her mid-50s. This means she was born sometime in the late 60s. Yvonne is a few years younger than her husband who is 30 years old. He was born on Febuary 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines.
2. Yvonne Boismier Phillips Previously Worked As a Makeup Artist and Stylist
Yvonne was already in the movie industry before her marriage to Lou. Howbeit, not so popular. She worked off-screen as a makeup artist and stylist for over 2 decades in films and television series such as The Invited, Striking Range, McBride Requiem, Blue Skies, and The X-Files.
3. She Has Two Movie Roles to her Name
Even though Lou’s third wife was more of a makeup artist than an actress, she managed to secure movie roles.
Yvonne was first given a minor role in the 2009 movie Love Takes Wing. However, she was not given credit. In 2014, she appeared as a restaurant patron for an episode of the series, Hell’s Kitchen.
4. Yvonne Boismier Phillips has Been Married for Almost 2 Decades
Yvonne and Lou Phillips have been a couple for 16 years and still counting. As the story goes, the pair started dating sometime in 2004, a year after Lou had separated from his second wife Kelly Preston.
They maintained their relationship for three years before getting married in 2007 in a ceremony that was witnessed by their friends and family.
5. Yvonne’s Husband was Previously Married Twice
As hinted, Yvonne is the third wife of her husband. The actor, Lou was married twice before tying the knot with her.
He was first married to the American film director Julie Cypher from 1987 to 1990 and later to Kelly Preston from 1994 to 2003 but their divorce became official in 2007, the same year he remarried.
6. She’s a Mother of One
The marriage between Yvonne and Lou is blessed with a child, a daughter named Indigo Sanara. She was born sometime in 2017 and she’s 16 years old at the moment.
However, Yvonne is a stepmother to Lou’s three children from his second marriage. His twins Isabella Lou and Grace Lou were born on October 5, 1997, and are currently 26 years old while the third child of the family, Lili Jordan was on September 26, 1999.
7. Yvonne’s Husband was Once Arrested For Domestic Violence
In August 2006, a year before Yvonne and Lou got married, the pair got into a fight that almost cost them their relationship. They were involved in an argument and later got into a physical fight that ended when his wife (then-girlfriend) phoned the police and Lou was arrested for domestic violence.
After some months, he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of domestic violence and was sentenced to three years of probation, 200 hours of community service, and a year of violence counseling. Nonetheless, they were able to resolve their differences and are still together.
8. She Left the Entertainment Industry To Focus on Family
Like many celebrity couples, family comes first to Yvonne. The former actress has not been a part of any project since her brief role in the 2014 Hell’s Kitchen. Likewise, she has not done any makeup work.
While it’s not known if she has plans to return, we can assert that at the moment she’s giving her best time to her family.
9. The Makeup Artist Enjoys Painting
Obviously, Yvonne knows how to use the makeup brush and shares the same energy for painting. The mother of one shares her works on her social media with fans.
10. What is Yvonne Boismier Phillips Net Worth?
Yvonne Boismier Phillips previously worked in the entertainment industry for over 2 decades and was established as a makeup artist and stylist. However, there are no clues as to how much she is worth. Nonetheless, her husband’s career as an actor affords her a comfortable life.
The actor Lou Philips has been in the public glare since 1981 and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.