Born and raised in London, actress and designer Lisa VanderPump had quite an unusual childhood. She lived in Monte Carlo and the South of France, where she developed her passion for the stage. At the age of nine she attended a drama school and appeared in a number of children's films and TV series.
Soon, she became known for designing various homes and yachts. Lisa VanderPump has also worked on the 26 bars and restaurants she owns with her husband, Ken Todd.
Years later she moved to California and made her mark. She manages Villa Blanca, a celebrity hangout located in Beverly Hills, as well as Sur in West Hollywood. Aside from these business ventures, she has also written for Beverly Hills Lifestyle magazine. She even has a skin care line called "Epione," which she developed with her partner Dr. Simon Ourian. Another aspect of her work is fashion, as she designs most of her clothes with her friend Christina Makowsky and Alan Del Rosario.
VanderPump also engages in philanthropic acts, supporting various charities with her projects. She has, however, returned to television and accepted a role in the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Lisa Vanderpump was cast for season 16 of 'Dancing with the Stars'
. Vanderpump and her partner were eliminated during week 4