Meet Baywatch Star Loni Willison, Who Went From Being a Top Swimsuit Model To Homeless

Loni Willison, the star of Baywatch, has taken a difficult turn in her life since becoming homeless. Read on to learn more about it in detail!

Published on Apr 25, 2024  |  12:34 PM IST |  290.1K
Loni Willison: Baywatch Star Turned Homeless
Jeremy Jackson and Loni Willison (PC: Getty Images)

Fitness magazines frequently featured Loni Willison, who was once well-known as a swimsuit model and the spouse of a Hollywood celebrity. She gave the impression of leading a perfect life. However, as recent photos reveal, she's 40 years old and currently lives on the streets of Los Angeles.

In these pictures, she can be seen smoking, fumbling with a heavy cart of stuff, having a red, swollen eye, and missing a few teeth. After years of homelessness, Loni no longer resembles the glamorous person she once was. There are depressing pictures of her rummaging through garbage cans in search of food.

It came after a contentious nine-year divorce from Baywatch actor Jeremy Jackson and allegations of drug and alcohol abuse, both of which she has refuted. The images show how tragically quickly the model's condition declined when she lost her job and her house and turned down offers of assistance.

Jeremy Jackson and Loni Willison (PC: Getty Images)

Actress' Street Safety Strategy and Former Child Star's Dreamy Wedding

Tragically, the popular actress once stated that she dresses as unkemptly as possible to protect herself from street sexual abuse. She said to The Sun two years ago, "I can live on my own. Everything I could possibly need is right here. Nobody really cares about me and I don’t want to see them, they don’t want to see me."

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Loni and Jeremy appeared to be the ideal Hollywood couple when they exchanged vows on a beach in California in 2012. They were both dressed in white and had their snow-white puppy by their sides.

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Jeremy Jackson and Loni Willison (PC: Getty Images)

Jeremy and Loni's Journey: Fame, Struggles, and Love

At the age of eleven, Californian Jeremy, now forty-two, rocketed to prominence as Hobie Buchanan, the son of David Hasselhoff's lifeguard Mitch. He held the position until the age of eighteen when he resigned in 1999.

Loni, a lovely model from California, has graced the covers of fitness publications wearing daring sportswear and bikinis. She and Jeremy, a former child star, appeared to be genuinely in love as they attended numerous red carpet events together.

Jeremy, who had a history of drug addiction since his adolescent years on Baywatch, had gone through five rehab stints, served ninety days in jail for possession, and was arrested at the age of nineteen for methamphetamine manufacturing. Despite their public image as a beautiful couple, their private lives revealed a less ideal picture. 

ALSO READ: Allowing Ourselves To Be Who We Are': Baywatch Icon Nicole Eggert Shaves Head In Moving Clip After Cancer Diagnosis

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