Olu Evans Biography


Relationship Facts of Olu Evans

  • Olu Evans is married to Misty Copeland {Compare Couple}.
  • Olu Evans married on July 31, 2016.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 301 days 💑
  • He is father of One Son (Jackson).
  • Olu Evans is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is the wife of Olu Evans?

Olu Evans is in a happily married relationship with his wife, Misty Copeland. She is an African American female principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT).

After 10 years of dating, the duo took their relationship forward with marriage on July 31, 2016. They wedded at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach with a view of the ocean. Their wedding was attended by around 100 guests including their near ones and family members.

He gifted her, a wedding ring, which was made up of Cushion-cut diamonds, during their engagement in 2015.


Recently in July 2022, his wife, disclosed that they have already become parents welcoming their son, Jackson who was born in April 2022.

She even added that she want to keep her baby boy out of the limelight.

Who is Olu Evans?

Olu Evans is an American celebrity husband and attorney by the profession. He is best known for being the husband of an American ballet dancer, Misty Copeland.

In July 2022, during an interview with People, Misty disclosed that she had become parents to a now-month-old baby named, Jackson with her husband, Olu Evans.

Olu Evans- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Evans was born to his mother, Linda Twichell, and father, John Twichell in 1979 in the United States of America. He holds American citizenship by maintaining mixed (Afro-American) ethnicity.

Similarly, he follows Christianity as the main religion. His mother was a Senior Campaign Director at Beaverton Arts Foundation.

In 2007, he graduated from Emory University with a bachelor’s degree in law.

Olu Evans- Professional Life, Careers

By profession, Olu Evans is a corporate attorney. On the other hand, he is the owner of a dancewear company named, Muse dancewear. The company sells ballet tights and slippers.

At the same time, his wife, Misty Copeland is a popular American ballet dancer.

Copeland became a member of American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive program on a full scholarship. In 200 she danced for the character of Kitri in ‘Don Quixote.’
Unfortunately, Misty went through a lumbar stress fracture in mid-2001. She was given birth control pills, by her doctor. Due to the pills, she gained 10 pounds.
So, she went through depression and had an eating disorder. Later, she successfully gained her confidence back and won over the depression.

She was assigned as a soloist in August 2007. She gained critical acclaim for her performances in the productions like, ‘Ballo Della Regina’ (2007), ‘Baker’s Dozen’ (2008), ‘One of Three (2009), ‘Birthday Offering’ (2010), and ‘Giselle’ (2011).

In May 2013 she made comeback on the stage and made performances as the Queen of the Dryades in’Don Quixote.’
She became the first African-American woman to be taken as the principal ballerina in ABT’s 75-year history on June 30, 2015.

Olu Evans- Net worth, Salary

Olu’s net worth is estimated to be about 3 million USD as of 2022. His career as a professional lawyer is his main source of income.

Apart from this, no info on his car, house, and other immovable assets are available.

Olu Evans- Rumors, Controversy

Olu got into the limelight after getting married to an American ballet dancer, Misty Copeland.

Recently, during an interview with People, his wife revealed that, along with him, she welcomed their first child son, Jackson. The duo has kept the birth of their child a secret.

So, misty’s this announcement has kept her as well as him in the rumor. But, many of their fans seem to be surprised and are even congratulating him.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The handsome attorney stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches weighing around 67 Kg. Likewise, Olu has a brown complexion along with a pair of dark brown eyes and blonde hair.

But, at the moment, he has a bald head and an ash-grey mustache.

Social Media

Olu Evans does not own any social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at present. He is a low-key person who prefers avoiding scandals and media.

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