Valarie Pettiford Bio

(Actress, Singer, Dancer)

Relationship Statistics of Valarie Pettiford

What is Valarie Pettiford marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Valarie Pettiford get married ? (married date):, 1993
Is Valarie Pettiford having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Valarie Pettiford lesbian ?: No
Who is Valarie Pettiford husband ? (name):Tony Radar

More about the relationship

Valarie Pettiford is a married woman. She has been married to Tony Radar since 1993. Her husband is an American retired professional baseball player who played as a pitcher for Philadelphia Phillies.

The couple tied their knot at the Little Church of the West at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. The couple has not welcomed any child to date.

Who is Valarie Pettiford?

Valarie Pettiford is an American actress, jazz singer, and dancer who is best known for her role as ‘Big Dee Dee’ Throne on the UPN sitcom ‘Half & Half’.

She was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in ‘Fosse’.

Valarie Pettiford: Age, Parents, Education, Ethnicity

She was born on July 8, 1960, in Queens, New York, USA. She is currently 58 years old. Her father’s name is Ralph Pettiford and her mother’s name is Blanch Pettiford. She has not disclosed information regarding her siblings.

Valarie holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.

She attended the High School of Performing Arts in 1978 and performed in American musical adventure fantasy film, ‘The Wiz’ in 1998.

Valarie Pettiford: Professional Life and Career

Valarie Pettiford began her career as a dancer and choreographer in Bob Fosse productions on Broadway. She made her appearance as a dancer in the American crime-drama film ‘The Cotton Club’ in 1984.

She debuted her television career from the American crime drama television series ‘The Equalizer’ in which she depicted the role of Jackie. Her other notable roles in ‘Another World’ from 1988 to 1990, ‘One Life to Live’ from 1990 to 1994, ‘Half & Half’ from 2002 to 2006, and ‘The Blacklist’ from 2015 to 2016.

She is also active in singing career and released a Jazz album titled ‘Hear My Soul’ in 2005. Recently, she portrayed the role of Rhonda Sales in the American drama television series ‘Being Mary Jane’ in 2019.

Awards, Nominations

She was nominated for Image Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Half & half’ in 2004, 2005, and in 2006. Also, she was nominated for Best Actress for ‘The Response’ in 2010.

Net Worth, Salary

She must have accumulated a huge sum of money from her career however, she has not revealed her exact net worth, salary, and income.

According to some online sources, the American actors earn around $50,249 per year and also, their salary generally ranges from $19,000 to $220,000.

Valarie Pettiford: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that she was in a relationship with Brian White in February 2007 but later, she denied the rumor.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Valarie Pettiford has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and weighs 54 kg. Valarie has dark brown eyes and black hair. Other information regarding her dress size, shoe size, etc. are not available.

Social Media

She does not seem to be active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.


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