Natasha Pavlovich, a Serbian-American actress is also a model & a pilot

Actress, Model & Pilot Natasha Pavlovich Biography

Natasha Pavlovich, a Serbian- American actress well-defined her on-screen proficiency with mastery in a variety of roles. But the Bitter Fruit actress does not limit herself with acting approach only. In fact, she is an acclaimed model & a skilled pilot. Pavlovich, the 1991 Miss Beverly Hills, holds many pageantry titles; moreover, she was a finalist in the 1991 Miss Universe.

With her TV debut through the 1987 series What a Country, Natasha had notable TV works in Quantum Leap, Dark Justice, Pride & Joy, Wings, JAG, V.I.P, and The Agency. Having worked in the 2013 film Space Warriors, the Bosnia and Herzegovina-born has relatively fewer film & TV series appearances since then. Rather she devotes her time to TV documentaries, including her most acclaimed work in The Way Down (2021).

A versatile yet successful in each arm of her venture, the mother of one has a failed relationship story.

Natasha Pavlovich Has Dual Nationality- Where Was She Born? Her Age?

The Partners actress, whose birth name is Natasha Nane Pavlovich, was born on March 14, 1968. Her birth country is Popovi, Bosnia and Herzegovina (formerly Yugoslavia). Currently, Pavlovich is 53 years old with her 54th birthday due in March 2022. Her birth sign is Pisces.

Growing up, she immigrated to the United States with her family & settled in Los Angeles, California. As a result, Natasha has dual nationality: Serbian-American.

Although the actress never opened much about her parents or siblings, she reportedly comes from a mixed ethnic background. Natasha Pavlovich has a family foundation history relating to the late 14th century; she is a descendant of Grand Duke Pavle Radenovic of Bosnia.

Her godfather is Dan Tana, an American restaurateur, actor & former footballer.

Graduate Of University of California

An alum of Hollywood Professional High School, Pavlovich enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) & graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Natasha Pavlovich’s Career In Pageantry & Modeling

The 5 feet 8 inches tall Serbian-American actress claimed success in the modeling & pageantry world. An American immigrant, Pavlovich tired out pageantry in her birth country and won the title of Miss Yugoslavia 1991. Since the country no longer exists, she never had to pass the title. As a result, Natasha often jokes herself as still ‘Miss Yugoslavia.’

Moreover, she won Miss Beverly Hills, 1991. Also, she was a finalist on Miss California-USA and Miss Universe in the same year.

Not to mention, Pavlovich’s praise saw her in the judging panel of other pageantry shows. Some of them are Miss Universe 2003, Miss Teen Tennessee (USA) 2017, Miss Tennessee USA 2017, Miss Asia-America, Miss Arab-America & Miss Texas USA.

Pavlovich, the 1991 Miss Yugoslavia with her fellow peagentry participants Katrin Richter (Miss Alemania) & Yulia Lemigova (Miss Unión Soviética)
Pavlovich, the 1991 Miss Yugoslavia with her fellow peagentry participants Katrin Richter (Miss Alemania) & Yulia Lemigova (Miss Unión Soviética)
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The Judging Amy star had a successful modeling quest; appeared in the Golden Globe issue of People Magazine in 1991. Throughout her prime, Natasha (whose figure read 34-24-34) modeled for many international brands: Modo Eyewear, Victoria Royal, Rene of Paris, Elizabeth Michaels, Jeran, and Trevor Sorbie of London.

TV Series & Films Apperances Of Pavlovich

Natasha made her on-screen debut in 1987 through What a Country (TV series) and the film Epitaph. Subsequently, she made guest TV appearances in The Munsters Today, Grand and Growing Pains. Then, Pavlovich notably portrayed Katya in the TV series Pride & Joy (1995, 5 episodes). It co-starrred Craig Bierko, Jeremy Piven, Caroline Rhea & Julie Warner.

Throughout the 90s, Pavlovich starred in Quantum Leap (1992), Down the Shore (1992-93), Good Advice (1994), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1996), JAG, V.I.P (1998), & Martial Law (1999). Afterward, she appeared in Tanja in The Agency (2001), which followed her on-screen credits in Judging Amy, Monk, and Las Vegas.

From 2008 to 2009, the actress played Dr. Pavlovic in Bitter Fruit (10 episodes). There she shared the screen with Nenad Maricic, Marina Lazarevic, & Ljiljana Blagojevic. In 2013, she worked in the film Space Warriors. Her other films credits include The Naked Truth (1992), The Darwin Conspiracy (1999, TV film), & Drive/II (2006).

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What Is Natasha Pavlovich Doing Now?

In 2021, she appeared in the TV documentary series The Way Down. Previously, Pavlovich had another documentary credit in Space’s Deepest Secrets (2017). A passionate reader & writer, Natasha is now working on her first-ever memoir Among Stars: Ten Habits to Skyrocket To Success, to be released in 2022.

Reportedly, the book will release after the 4th & 5th episode release of The Way Down, scheduled in 2022. The 5-episode documentary had its first three episodes premiered on September 30, 2021.

A Licensed Pilot- Waved Three Flags

Pavlovich is an experienced pilot; she enrolled for flight lessons in Justice Aviation in Santa Monica, California in 1998 & obtained her pilot license in 1999. The former 1991 Miss Universe finalist has flown Dolphin 29, a Pitts S-2B, Cessna 152, 172, and 182.

Actress Natasha Pavlovich is a licensed pilot too
Actress Natasha Pavlovich is a licensed pilot too
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Natasha holds a record of traveling at 1,850 miles/hr (covering a mile every 2 seconds) on February 9, 2004. She co-piloted a Mig-25 from Russia & became the first Serbian woman to wave three flangs (Russian, American & Serbian).

Reportedly, she supports the charitable organization Kitty Hawk foundation; it introduces & promotes aviation for children.

How Much Is Net Worth Of Natasha Pavlovich? [2022 Update]

The versatile career as an actress, model & pilot saw Pavlovich, progressive fame & earnings. Online sources report that Natasha has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. She started from modeling; appeared in commercials for many brands, earning her a lucrative sum of money.

Moreover, Natasha made many on-screen appearances; she totaled 51 acting credits with her 3-decade long career. But notably, she appeared in Quantum Leap, Pride & Joy, and Bitter Fruit. Her convertible acting approach (either be in any multi-lingual roles) collected her a salary in the hefty 5-digit figure annually.

In addition to that, the Serbian-American actress participated & won many pageantry titles. She held the title of 1991 Miss Beverly Hills and 1991 Miss Yugoslavia. Her applaudable pageantries were as the finalist of Miss California-USA and Miss Universe Pageant.

Thanks to her fame & alluring persona, she became the face of Gillette Company’s ladies Venus razors. Also, she became the Good-Will Ambassador for Slobomir, a new town project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The pageantry winners take home prize money & pocket lucrative endorsement deals.

Reportedly, the winner of Miss Universe wins prize money of $250,000.

Moreover, she worked as a translator/interpreter for Vlade Divac, a Serbian former basketballer-now-an executive.

In the United States, a commercial model earns a salary of $62,000 per year in 2022. On average, the annual salary of an actor & a pilot in the United States is $57,000 and $121,000 respectively.

Natasha Is Mother Of One- Is She Married? Relationship Details!

No, The Agency actress is not married currently. Moreover, she is low-key about her relationship status. Natasha Pavlovich is the mother of a daughter with her ex-boyfriend Joe Lara, the later actor famous for Tarzan: The Epic Adventures. Reportedly, the two met in 1984 while attending acting classes; at that time, Lara was 21 while the actress was only 16.

After that, the duo began dating & remained in an on-off relationship for many years.

On November 29, 2010, they welcomed a daughter but kept further details on their kid low-key.

The 'Bitter Fruit' actress is mother of a daughter with late ex-boyfriend Joe Lara, an actor
The ‘Bitter Fruit’ actress is mother of a daughter with late ex-boyfriend Joe Lara, an actor
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Then-newly parents moved to Nashville & remained there for years & had mutual plans to move to Chicago after their daughter gets into kindergarten. However, by 2015, Lara denied moving & instead filed a case against Pavlovich stating the latter abused their 4-year daughter. Though, the actress & her doctor claimed that it was a lie.

It resulted in relationship deterioration with Joe, in fact, they were engaged. Later, the two broke up, never married.

After the two parted ways, Lara married again- exchanged vows with his second wife Gwen Shamblin Lara on August 18, 2018. In fact, it was the second marriage for Shamblin too; she divorced her first beau to marry Joe Lara.

On the other, the V.I.P actress remained away from the relationship limelight. No other ex-boyfriends or dating story of Pavlovich is out. Allegedly, she is single in 2022.

Battle of Custody of Daughter

For many years, Natasha had a legal battle for the custody of their daughter. Reportedly, Pavlovich spent more than $200,000 on lawyers & eventually in December 2020, she and Lara retained 50/50 custody. In early 2021, the judge ruled her to be the primary parent. It included her rights to choose her daughter’s education, extracurricular activities, medical care & more.

On May 29, 2021, her ex-fiance & actor Joe Lara died in a plane crash along with his wife Shamblin & other 5 leaders of Remnant.

Currently, Natasha Pavlovich lives in Tennessee.

Is She Active On Social Media?

The Serbian-American actress is an active user of Instagram. On her Instagram account with the handle @natashapavlovich1, Pavlovich posts pictures of her venture, acting & as a pilot.

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