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Lela Rochon is a famous American actress. Lela Rochon is married to Antoine Fuqua

Relationship Facts of Lela Rochon

Lela Rochon is married to Antoine Fuqua {Compare Couple}.
Lela Rochon married on April 09, 1999.
💑 Anniversary in 46 days 💑
She is mother of Two (Asia Rochon Fuqua, Brando Fuqua).
Lela Rochon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Lela Rochon's Marital Life!- Dating History

Lela Rochon is a married woman. She is currently married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999.

The couple has welcomed a daughter named Asia Rochon Fuqua on July 28, 2002, and a son named Brando Fuqua in May 2004.

Unfortunately, she had a miscarriage before the birth of her first child in 2002.

Her husband had a son named Zachery from his previous relationship.

Lela was also married before to an actor Adolfo Quiñones in 1982.

However, this wedding lasted for only 5 years and was ended in 1987.

Who is Lela Rochon?

Lela Rochon is a famous American actress.

Lela Rochon is best known for her breakthrough role as Robin Stokes in the drama film ‘Waiting to Exhale’.

Also, she is recognized for her roles in ‘The Chamber’ in 1996, ‘Knock Off’ in 1998, and ‘Any Given Sunday’ in 1999.

Lela Rochon: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

She was born on April 17, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her birth name is Lela Rochon Staples and she is currently 58 years old.

Her father’s name is Samuel Staples(a business owner and graphic artist) and her mother’s name is Zelma(a nurse practitioner).

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Lela holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is Haitian.

Education, School/College University

She attended Cerritos High School in California and graduated from there.

Later, she joined California State University, Dominguez Hills, and achieved a BA in Broadcast Journalism with minors in Sociology and Theater.

Later, in 2016, she returned to give the commencement speech at California State University.

Lela Rochon: Professional Life, Career

She began her career in the movie ‘Breakin’ in 1984. After that, she was featured in the film ‘Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo’ in the same year.

She got the opportunity to get featured in the American comedy film ‘Stewardess School’.

Additionally, she appeared in movies like ‘The Wild Pair’ and ‘Into the Homeland’.

Lela Rochon portrayed the role of Robin Stokes in the American romantic drama film ‘Waiting to Exhale’ in 1995 and made her breakthrough in her acting career.

After three years, she appeared as Emira Eagle in the American romantic drama film ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ and appeared in the film ‘Any Given Sunday as Vanessa Struthers in 1999.

Recently, she appeared as Rose in the series ‘Alone Together in 2018 and in a recurring role as Alma in ‘David Makes Man’ in 2019.

Awards, Nominations

She was nominated for CableACE Awards in the category Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for ‘Mr. and Mrs. Loving’ in 1996, nominated for Image Award in Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for ‘Waiting to Exhale’ in 1996, and nominated for MTV Movie + TV Awards in the category Best Breakthrough Performance for ‘Waiting to Exhale’ in 1996.

Lela Rochon: Net Worth 2024, Income, Salary

As of 2024, she has an estimated net worth of around $12 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

She earned around $525k from her performance in the 2014 drama movie ‘Supremacy’.

Lela Rochon: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

She has been successful in maintaining her celebrity status and has not been engaged in any types of rumors or controversies.

Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches and weighs 64  kg.

Lela Rochon has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Her body measurement is 34-24-35 inches. Her shoe size is 9(US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Lela Rochon has around 90k followers on Instagram, and around 5.6k followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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