(actress and singer)

Relationship Facts of

is married to Grahame Pratt.
She is mother of Two(Danielle and Justice).
is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Leslie Uggams husband?

Uggams has been married to her longtime manager Grahame Pratt since 1965, at the time a rare high-profile interracial marriage.

Uggams met her husband at the Professional Children’s School of New York, where they were both students.

After their wedding, the couple decided to reside in New York, in part to avoid America’s racial segregation laws of that time.

The couple is parents to daughter Danielle, born in 1970, and son Justice, born in 1976.

: Biography in Details

Who is Leslie Uggams?

Leslie Uggams is an American actress and singer whose new film Nanny was released in Jan 2022 at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and Dotty & Soul is currently filming

Uggams in her acting journey of 70 years, started as a child artist in the early 1950s and most noteworthy, popular as Kizzy Reynolds in the television miniseries Roots (1977).

Eventually, she earned Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for her performance

What are the birth facts of Leslie Uggams?

Leslie Uggams was born in Harlem, New York, US on May 25, 1943, under the birth sign Gemini.

The 78-year-old actress belongs to the All-American ethnicity and has American citizenship.

Her mother is Juanita Ernestine (Smith), a Cotton Club chorus girl/dancer while her father is Harold Coyden Uggams.

Father was an elevator operator, maintenance man, and singer with the Hall Johnson Choir.

To her extended family, she has a singer aunt Eloise C. Uggams, her inspiration in music, and her grandfather Mr. Uggams. I

n addition, he was twice pastor of Zion Presbyterian Church in Charleston, South Carolina from 1902 to 1906 and 1913 to 1919.

Moreover, Uggams enrolled in Professional Children’s School of New York and Juilliard, the same place where she met her husband for the first time.

Leslie Uggams- Professional Life, Careers

Uggams’s critically acclaimed feature includes the Broadway musical Hallelujah, Baby!, Deadpool (2016) & Deadpool 2 (2018), and Empire.

She also guest-starred on television shows such as Family Guy, I Spy, Hollywood Squares, The Muppet Show, The Love Boat, and Magnum, P.I.

Uggams is an active Democrat who hosted a 1984 Democratic Telethon. Likewise, her film career comprises roles in Skyjacked (1972), Black Girl (1972), and Poor Pretty Eddie (1975),

Awards and nominations

  • 1967: Theater World Award for Hallelujah Baby
  • 1968: Winner for Leading Actress in a Musical for Hallelujah Baby in Tony Award
  • 2001: Nominated for Leading Actress in a Play for King Hedley II in Tony Award
  • 1983: Winner as Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series for Fantasy in Day Time Emmy Award
  • 1984: Nominated as Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series for Fantasy in Day Time Emmy Award
  • 2009: Nominated for Lead Actress in a Musical for the role of Lena Horne Stormy Weather in Ovation Awards

Honorary Degrees

  • 2015: Awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Connecticut
  • 2019: Awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan

Music career

  • The Eyes of God (1959)
  • Leslie Uggams on TV with Mitch Miller’s sing-along chorus ( 1962)
  • So in Love! (Columbia CS8871, 1963)
  • A Time to Love (Atlantic 8128, 1966)
  • What’s An Uggams? (Atlantic SD8196, 1968)
  • Just to Satisfy You (Atlantic SD8241, 1969)
  • Leslie (Columbia CS9936, 1970)
  • Try To See It My Way (Sonday SL8000, 1972)
  • Leslie Uggams (Motown M6846S1, 1975)
  • On My Way To You: Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman (2003)

Leslie Uggams- Net worth, Salary

Uggams has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million earned from her music and acting career.

Meanwhile, the wiki of Uggams’ salary, luxuries, cars, investments, and rental properties is under update.

Is Leslie Uggams involved in any rumors and controversies?

The actor Leslie Uggams has successfully kept herself out of rumors and controversies.

Further, she does not mix her personal, and professional lives and stays away from unnecessary indulgence.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Uggams stands 5 feet and 4 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg.

She has a brown skin complexion, short brown hair, and black eyes while her physical measurements are unavailable.

Social Media

Uggams is a renowned celebrity with 24.4k followers on Instagram, 7.7k followers on Facebook, and around 10k followers on Twitter.

Other than that, she is inactive on YouTube and TikTok.

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