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(Actress, Singer)

Actor Loretta Devine is married and a mother of one.

Relationship Facts of Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine is married to Glenn Marshall.
She is mother of One (James Lawrence Tyler).
Loretta Devine is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Loretta Devine?

Loretta Devine is a divorced woman. She was married to Lamar Tyler in 1973. Their relationship lasted for almost seven years. They separated for misunderstanding in their relationship and got divorced in 2008. The couple has a child namely, James Lawrence Tyler.

Then, after being single for a long time she met with a financial analyst Glenn Marshall. Their engagement took place in April 2001 and currently married. Moreover, they are happy and satisfied with their relationship and often they visit various award function and public event together.

Who is Loretta Devine?

Loretta Devine is an American singer, and actress who is known for her roles as Marla Hendricks in the Fox drama series Boston Public, and for her recurring role as Adele Webber on the Shonda Rhimes Grey’s Anatomy.  Likely, she had a role in the series Everybody Hates Chris as Rochelle’s mother.

In the film, she also appeared in Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher’s Wife, Hoodlum, I Am Sam, Urban Legend, What Women Want, Kingdom Come, Crash, Woman Thou Art Loosed, and more. Then, she also played Cynthia Carmichael on the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show.

Age, Parents, Siblings, and Family

Loretta Devine was born in Houston, Texas, the United States on August 21, 1949, and she is 69 years old. Her father’s name is James Devine (laborer) and her mother’s name is Eunice O’Neal (beautician).

There is no information about her siblings. Sophie holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is mixed (African- American). Her birth sign is Leo.

Loretta Devine: Education, School/ College University

She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama. In 1976, she received a Master of Fine Arts in Theater from Brandeis University.

Loretta Devine: Professional Life Career

She made her acting appearance in a short role in the 1981 movie Will. In 1988, she was featured in the American cult drama film Little Nikita as Verna McLaughlin.

Also, she featured in lead roles in many movies like Stanley & Iris (1990), Livin’ Large (1991), The Hard Truth (1994), What Women Want (2000), and Kingdom Come (2001). Then, she has made her presence in many television series Boston Public (2000-2004), Grey’s Anatomy (2005-2013), Supernatural (2005), Eli Stone (2008), State of Georgia (2011), The Client List (2012), The Carmichael Show (2015).

Furthermore, she voiced in the 2016 American-Indian-Irish computer-animated comedy adventure film, Norm of the North, alongside Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Bill Nighy, and others.  She has also performed in many stage shows. She has hobbies of traveling and tasting various foods.

Loretta Devine: Net Worth ($10 M), Income, Salary

There is no information regarding her income or salary. Whereas, her estimated net worth is around $ 10 million according to the sources of 2022.

Loretta Devine: Awards, Nomination

She won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Grey’s Anatomy (2005), she won Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Cast Ensemble for Crash (2004).

Similarly, she won the Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Theatrical) for Doc McStuffins (2012), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Boston Public (2000), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for The Preacher’s Wife (1996), and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Waiting to Exhale (1995). 

Loretta Devine: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

There is no information regarding her personal and professional life. She is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches. Additionally, her weight is unknown. Loretta’s eye color is brown and her hair color is dark brown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

She is active on different social media platforms. She has 390K followers on Instagram. Likely, she has more than 53.6K followers on her Twitter account. And she has more than 1.7m followers on her Facebook page.

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Reference: Wikipedia, IMDb