Loretta Devine (Actress) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Married, Dreamgirls, and Net Worth

Loretta Devine Biography and Wiki

Loretta Devine is an American actress as well as a singer. She is best known for her performances in TV shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and her role as Marla Hendricks in the Fox drama series “Boston Public.”

Loretta Devine Age

Devine is 72 years old as of 2021, she was born on August 21, 1949, in  Houston, Texas, USA

Loretta Devine Birthday

Devine celebrates her birthday on the 21st of August every year.

Loretta Devine Height and Weight

Devine stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a moderate weight of 65Kg.

Loretta Devine Family and Parents

Devine was born and raised by her parents James Devine and Eunice O’Neal. Her mother worked as a beautician while her father was a laborer. Her mother raised her single-handedly together with her five siblings.

Loretta Devine Education

Devine attended George Washington Carver High School. She later joined the University of Houston where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama.

Loretta Devine Husband and Married

Devine is currently married to her lovely husband Glenn Marshall. She has a son called James Lawrence Tyler from her first marriage to Lamar Tyler.

Loretta Devine Wedding

Devine and her husband held their wedding in 2001, in a wonderful ceremony attended by their family and friends.

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Facts About Devine

  • Age: 72 years old
  • Birthday: August 21
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Husband: Glenn Marshall
  • Net Worth: $10 million

Loretta Devine Actress Wikipedia

Devine began singing in church choirs as a child, which sparked her passion for music. She continued to participate in music activities throughout her high school years. However, she was unable to obtain scholarships or possibilities to continue music professionally, so she turned to act. She relocated to New York after finishing her formal schooling and began teaching acting courses.

One of these was the ‘Project 9’ experiment. Devine took part in four ‘Project 9’ seminars, and when the experiment was turned into the Broadway production ‘Dreamgirls,’ she was cast in a key role. This show served as a springboard into the world of performing for her. She not only began to get cast in more Broadway productions, but she also began to receive film offers.

This multi-award-winning actress has portrayed hundreds of parts throughout the course of her long career. She is as varied as they come, having played everything from cops to businesswomen to being the voice of an animated hippo nurse.

Loretta Devine Dreamgirls

Devine played the role of Gladys Brooks a jazz singer in the musical drama film Dreamgirls. She starred alongside Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, and Anika Noni Ros.

Loretta Devine Movies and TV Shows

  • Anna to the Infinite Power
  • Little Nikita
  • Sticky Fingers
  • Heart and Soul
  • Stanley & Iris
  • Sugar and Spice
  • Cop Rock
  • Livin’ Large
  • Caged Fear
  • Amos & Andrew
  • Hoodlum
  • The Price of Kissing
  • Operation Splitsville
  • Woman Thou Art Loosed
  • Dreamgirls

Loretta Devine Net Worth

Devine has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$500,000 as of 2021

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Who is Loretta Devine?

Loretta Devine is an American actress as well as a singer. She is best known for her performances in TV shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and her role as Marla Hendricks in the Fox drama series “Boston Public.”

How old is Loretta Devine?

Devine is 72 years old as of 2021, she was born on August 21, 1949, in  Houston, Texas, USA

Is Loretta Devine married?

Devine is currently married to her lovely husband Glenn Marshall. She has a son called James Lawrence Tyler from her first marriage to Lamar Tyler.

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