Quick Facts of Andrew Stuart Luster
The Great-grandson of cosmetics giant Max Factor, Sr, Andrew Luster came to limelight after he convicted multiple sexual assaults using the date-rape drug called GHB.
Furthermore, the 56 years old Andrew raped and drugged three women and got criminal charges like Rape, Sodomy, oral, copulation, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. To know about the criminal Andre Luster, stay and keep on reading the article.
Early years of Andrew Luster
Andrew Stuart Luster aka Andrew Luster was born on December 15, 1963, in Nevada, Las Vegas, the USA. He is the song of Henry Luster, who is a psychiatrist and Elizabeth Luster, who is an adopted daughter of Max Factor.
Despite being born in Las Vegas, he grew up in Malibu, California. During his early years, he attended Windward School in Los Angeles. After graduating from school, he moved to Mussel Shoals, California, and started living in a cottage on the Beach.
Rape and Drugging women led him convicted
Andrew was accused of giving three the date rape drug called GHB and raping them. In 2000, he was arrested after a student told the police that she was being raped at Andrew’s House. During his arrest, police also found videotapes of him raping the women in question.
On January 2003, he failed to appear in the court to defend himself against the costs, and before that, he paid $1 million for bail. Later on, he was convicted in absentia and sentenced for 124 years in prison.
Also, his legal case earned major limelight due to his family’s background and wealth. In January 2003, the FBI issued a warrant while charging unlawful Flight to avoid prosecution. However, the FBI failed to capture him, but one of the American bounty hunter named Dog Chapman caught Andrew in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Currently, Luster is serving his prison sentence at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, California. Moreover, he is under California law, since his crimes harmed other people. Also, he required to serve at least 85% of his sentence before becoming eligible for release with good behavior. On April 16, 2013, his sentence reduced to 50 years and also he has paid a total of $40 million to those two victims that won the civil lawsuits against him.
A movie based on Luster
When Luster fled from the USA, a movie was made on his crimes. The title of the movie is called A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster. Additionally, it was produced with the intention of aiding in his capture by ending with a photo of him. Also, it was a request for the witnesses to his whereabouts. The movie was produced when Luster was capture and the ending was re-written to incorporate his capture.
On August 28, 2009, one of the tv series called Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege, and Justice aired an episode related on the case in season 3, followed by the title Evil Deeds. Later on August 31, 2017, Investigation Discovery aired the first episode of Guity Rich which was related to Andrew Luster’s Crime.
Net Worth of Luster
The 56 years old convicted criminal also has a massive net worth. It is evident that being a great-grandson of cosmetics Giant also receives his shares in the company. Before he was a criminal, he was staying at a $600,000 cottage in Mussel Shoals, California, and also has a trust fund of $1 million in his account.
According to celebritynetworth.com, he grabbed a massive net worth of $10 million. As a heir of the Max Factor cosmetics fortune, he has been supported by a trust fund over $3 million. Also, he used the trust funds to travel and surf at many beaches. Because of his stupid and criminal thoughts made him rotten in jail. If he hasn’t done those silly things in the first place, Andrew might have been living a lavish and luxurious life.