Lisa Deanna Rinna is an American actress and television host. She is best known for her roles as Billie Reed on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives, Taylor McBride on Foxs television drama Melrose Place and as the host of Soapnets talk show Soap Talk. Rinna was also a contestant on the fourth and sixth season of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2011, and in 2014 she became a cast member on the fifth season of Bravos reality television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Rinna was born in Newport Beach, California, US, the daughter of Lois and Frank Rinna. At age seven, Lisa moved to Medford, Oregon, when her father was transferred there for jobrelated reasons, and attended school there. She is of Italian, Portuguese, and English descent. She married actor Harry Hamlin in 1997. They have two daughters, Delilah and Amelia . They have performed together in a number of television and film productions, including a commercial for Depend undergarments, as well as portraying a married couple on the first season of the television series Veronica Mars.