Desi Arnaz Jr Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Daughter, Net Worth, Movies & Many More

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV, professionally known as Desi Arnaz Jr., is a famous American actor and musician. He is best known for being the son of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Desi Arnaz Jr. is an actor best known for I Love Lucy (1957), Night Gallery (1971), Billy Two Hats (1974), The Mambo Kings (1992), A Wedding (1978), and many more. He is a very talented and hard-working actor who rose to prominence with his role in Joyride in 1974. He began to work as an actor and musician at the Boulder City Ballet Company (BCBC) during his early days, where he helped directors with his wife, Amy Arnaz.

Desi Arnaz Jr. has appeared in a number of films, which include 1981: Advice to the Lovelorn (TV) – Steve Vernon, Fake-Out – Detective Clint Morgan, 1982Automan (13 episodes, 1983–1984) – Walter Nebicher, 1983: The Night the Bridge Fell Down (TV) – Johnny Pyle, House of the Long Shadows: Kenneth Magee, Paul Reiser, Out on a Whim (TV), Matlock – Michael Porter (1 episode, 1987); The Mambo Kings – Desi Arnaz Sr., 1992; and many others.Nazan Kesal is one of the highest-paid actresses in Turkish cinema.

Desi Arnaz Jr. was born on January 19, 1953, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He is the younger child of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the United States, along with his older sister, Lucie Arnaz, who was born in 1951. His birth was one of the most publicized in television history. His parents were the stars of the television sitcom I Love Lucy, and Ball’s pregnancy was part of the storyline, which was considered daring in 1952. Arnaz attended University High School in West Los Angeles. Actors Richard Keith and Arnaz Jr. spent much time with Lucie and Desi Jr. in childhood and became close friends with the family, teaching Desi Jr. how to play drums.

Arnaz Jr. began his career at the age of 12. He was a drummer with Dino, Desi, and Billy. The others were Dean Paul Martin (son of Dean Martin) and Billy Hinsche. The band scored two hit singles with “I’m a Fool” and “Not the Lovin’ Kind” in 1965. Later on, from 1968 to 1974, Desi Arnaz and his sister Lucie co-starred opposite their mother in Here’s Lucy as her children. In 1968, he had a guest-starring role as Jerry and Suzie’s drum-playing friend Tommy in the episode, “The Hombre Who Came to Dinner: Part 2,” from the show The Mothers-in-Law, executive-produced and directed by his father.

In 1974, Arnaz played the title role in the Western movie Billy Two Hats with Gregory Peck. In 1977, he was the lead in the film Joyride, opposite fellow children of famous actors Melanie Griffith, Robert Carradine, and Anne Lockhart. From about 2002 to 2007, he was vice president of the board of directors of the Lucille Ball–Desi Arnaz Center in Jamestown, New York. In 2007, Arnaz appeared at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards with his sister Lucie to accept the Legacy of Laughter award, posthumously given to their mother.

NameDesiderio Alberto Arnaz IV 
Nick NameDesi Arnaz Jr.
ProfessionActor, Musician
Date of BirthJanuary 19, 1953
Age (2022)68 Yeard old
Birth PlaceCedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
HometownLos Angeles, California
School University High School 
CollageN/A
Debut1957: I Love Lucy
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignN/A

Desi Arnaz Jr. Career

Desi Arnaz Jr. Movies

1957: I Love Lucy – Himself (1 episode, 1957)
1962: The Lucy Show – Spectator (5 episodes, 1962–1965)
1968: Here’s Lucy – Craig Carter (1968–1972)
1968: The Mothers-In-Law – Tommy (2 episodes, 1968)
1970: The Brady Bunch (as himself) (“The Possible Dream” episode)
1971: Love, American Style – Alan (segment “Love and the Motel Mixup”) (1 episode, 1971)
1971: The Mod Squad – Victor Emory (1 episode, 1971)
1971: Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (Made for TV movie) – Bo Jo Jones
1971: Night Gallery – Doran (1 episode, 1971)
1971: Red Sky at Morning – William ‘Steenie’ Stenopolous
1973: Marco – Marco Polo
1973: She Lives! (TV) – Andy Reed
1973: Voyage of the Yes (TV) – Cal Markwell
1974: Billy Two Hats – Billy Two Hats
1975: Medical Story – Jerry Mitchell (1 episode, 1975)
1975: Medical Center (1 episode, 1975)
1976: The Streets of San Francisco – B. J. Palmer (1 episode, 1976)
1976: Police Story – Jay Vernon (2 episodes, 1976)
1976: Having Babies (TV) – Frank Gorman
1977: Black Market Baby (TV) – Steve Aletti
1977: Joyride – Scott
1977: Flight to Holocaust (TV) – Rick Bender
1978: How to Pick Up Girls! (TV) – Robby Harrington
1978: Fantasy Island – Barney Hunter (1 episode, 1978)
1978: A Wedding – Dino Sloan Corelli
1978: The Courage and the Passion (TV) – Sgt. Tom Wade
1978: To Kill a Cop (TV) – Martin Delahanty
1978: The Love Boat – Steve Hollis (2 episodes, 1978)
1979: Crisis in Mid-Air (TV) – Tim Donovan
1980: The Great American Traffic Jam (TV) – Robbie Reinhardt
1981: Advice to the Lovelorn (TV) – Steve Vernon
1982: Fake-Out – Detective Clint Morgan
1983: Automan – Walter Nebicher (13 episodes, 1983–1984)
1983: The Night the Bridge Fell Down (TV) – Johnny Pyle
1983: House of the Long Shadows – Kenneth Magee
1987: Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV)
1987: Matlock – Michael Porter (1 episode, 1987)
1992: The Mambo Kings – Desi Arnaz Sr.

Desi Arnaz Jr. Family 

Desi Arnaz Jr. has lived in Boulder City, Nevada, since 1986, where he owns the Historic Boulder Theatre and helps direct non-profit Boulder City Ballet Company (BCBC) with his wife, Amy Arnaz. 

Father Name Desi Arnaz
Mother Name Lucille Ball
Brother N/A
Sister Lucie Arnaz (Older)
Wife Amy Arnaz (m. 1987–2015), 
Linda Purl (m. 1979–1980)

Desi Arnaz Jr. Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Arnaz has a daughter, Julia Arnaz, from a relationship with model, Susan Callahan-Howe, in 1968 when they were both 15 years old; Julia’s relationship to Desi Jr. was proven by a paternity test in 1991. Arnaz dated actress Patty Duke when he was 17 and she was 23. The relationship became tabloid news and his mother did not approve of them together.  Arnaz was subsequently involved with entertainer Liza Minnelli, another relationship of which his mother disapproved.

Arnaz married actress Linda Purl in 1979.  On January 3, 1980, Purl filed for divorce, which was finalized later that year. On October 8, 1987, Arnaz married Amy Laura Bargiel. The couple lived in Boulder City, Nevada, with their daughter, Haley

Desi’s wife Amy died of cancer in 2015, at the age of 63.Arnaz’s granddaughter (daughter of Julia) Desiree S. Anzalone, a photographer, died from breast cancer on September 27, 2020, at the age of 31. She was first diagnosed with cancer when she was 25.

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Susan Callahan-Howe
Wife/ Spouse Amy Arnaz (m. 1987–2015), 
Linda Purl (m. 1979–1980)
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenHaley Arnaz — Stepdaughter
Julia Arnaz — Daughter

Desi Arnaz Jr. Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Desi Arnaz Jr. Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
Favourite Actress N/A
Favourite Song N/A
Favourite Movie N/A
Favourite CuisineN/A
Favourite Color N/A
Favourite Sport N/A
Favourite Destination N/A

Desi Arnaz Jr. Education 

School Local Private School
Collage Local Private University
Educational Qualification Graduated

Desi Arnaz Jr. Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Desi Arnaz Jr.

  • He is a popular actor and musician.
  • In April 1953, appeared on the first cover of TV Guide with his mother, Lucille Ball
  • Made his acting debut on I Love Lucy in 1957
  • Played his father in the 1992 film The Mambo Kings
  • His birth was one of the most publicized events in TV history, and even took priority over Eisenhower’s inauguration on the front pages of some newspapers
  • Played the drums in the band Dino, Desi, and Billy, which also included Dean Martin’s son; their songs “I’m a Fool” and “Not the Lovin’ Kind” were hit singles in 1965
  • Son of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.
  • The younger brother of Lucie Arnaz.
  • Brother-in-law of Laurence Luckinbill.
  • Nephew of Fred Ball and Kenny Morgan.
  • Stepson of Gary Morton.

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