Loretta Devine is a singer and actress of American nationality and was born in the year 1949 in Texas. Her mother Eunice O’ Neal was a beautician while the father James Devine was working as a laborer. She did not live an easy childhood but she recognized that she had a good voice when she was still young and she started to take a part in talent and competitions shows. She attended George Washington Carver High School and she also showed that she had the best singing ability in many stage programs. She becomes popular and famous after her graduation from High school. She continued her studies in University of Houston and she got a degree in the Arts in the year 1971. She continued the studies in Brandeis University in MFA Theater. She was born as American by nationality and she is of black ethnicity.
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Loretta Devine has the height of 168 and she is has a big body even if she was not like that from the start. She was slim at a young age. However, she is still a likeable woman and she got attractive face that shines with curly hair. Her body measurements are 34-35 and 38 inches and she wears size 9 for her feet. She has long legs and she has started to have problems because of being overweight. There was a time that rumors were spread that she had died but this was found out to be a false alarm.
Loretta Devine was married two times and one ended in the divorce. She does not have a long list of the men she may have dated and if she did, she is able to conceal it successfully. The first marriage was to Musician Lamar Tyler in the year 1973 and they had a son called James in the year 1982. James is also an actor. They do not have any other children together. They separated in 2008 and after living alone for some years, she got married again to Glen Marshall who is the husband until now. They do not have kids together.
According to her biography, her entertainment career started like a musical girl in the choir and played in Broadway. She was able to play small characters in many ways and the major movies she played include Waiting to Exhale where she played with Whitney Houston, A Different World and Sugar and Spice, Stanley and Iris and Cop Rock among others. She also appeared in Funny Valentines, Lover Girl, Clover, The Price of Kissing, American Clock, The Hard Truth, Little Nikita, Cop Rock and Freedom songs. She got many nominations and awards for the work she did and she got enough fame in the entire career. To get to know more about her, people can follow on Instagram or Twitter or read about her in IMDb or Wikipedia. She has a net worth of 8 million
Last Modified: Apr 9, 2020