Lucy DeVito About Growing Up With Famous Folks And Why She Doesn’t Reveal Her Last Name On First Dates


Lucy DeVito About Growing Up With Famous Folks And Why She Doesn’t Reveal Her Last Name On First Dates



Some people say it’s hard to be a kid of celebrity parents but it’s definitely not the case of Lucy DeVito. The daughter of two world-known actors, Deni DeVito and Rhea Perlman, says she is really proud of her famous folks, though she doesn’t reveal her last name on first dates for a certain reason.

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman’s story

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman were considered one of the most prominent couples in Hollywood. They first met when Rhea went to see her friend in the play, The Shrinking Bride, which also features DeVito. They started talking, he invited her for a date, after two weeks, the couple moved in together.


Danny and Rhea acted together many times. Their duo was one of the most successful both in career and marriage. The couple has three wonderful children. Unfortunately, in March 2017, Danny and Rhea made the headlines when announced they’re getting divorced. The couple lived in a happy marriage for 46 years, and their divorce was a bombshell news for the entire world. Anyway, DeVito and Perlman admit they are still close and have no bad feelings to each other.


Lucy DeVito

Danny and Rhea’s daughter, Lucy DeVito, followed her parents’ footsteps and became an actress too. In fact, she even featured together with her parents in a couple of projects like It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Love, Loss and What I Wore, and some others.


Speaking of her parents, Lucy says they are very supportive of all the work she does. A lot of her friends, who are also actors, have to go through the ups and downs because their families don’t always understand them. With her parents, Lucy admits she can always count on their support:

They are my gurus. They say, ‘You are strong, you have to have a thick skin and you have to keep going’.

However, Lucy confessed she doesn’t reveal her last name on first dates. She says a first date is like a kind of interview for her and she wants to feel she has a chemistry with a man before open up her last name. Lucy says:

It’s a curse and a blessing having that last name.


Making people laugh is a hard job

Lucy is not afraid to look hilarious. She says she inherited that trait of character from her parents. Indeed, it’s a tough work to make people laugh but she really enjoys it.

It’s not easy, but I love it!


Lucy Devito is a great daughter of her famous parents. They share not just the last name, but an incredible talent and exceptional sense of humor.

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