Aged 51 years old, Lela Rochon is an American TV and film actress was born on 17th of April in the year 1964 in Los Angeles in California. She was born to Samuel Staples and Zelma Staples who are of Haitian descent. Her ethnicity is unknown. She rose to fame through a mind boggling performance as Robin Stokes in the 1995 movie Waiting to Exhale for which she was also nominated for MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough performance along with NAACP for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. She was also honored as 50 most beautiful people in the world at the age of 32 in 1996 when she was charming and undeniably pretty.
She also appeared in the late 80’s in the Budweiser commercials before starting her acting career. Her long list of movies include The Wild Pair (1987), Harlem Nights (1989), The Meteor Man (1993), The Chamber (1996), The Big Hit (1998), Knock Off (1998), Any Given Sunday (1999), First Daughter (2004), Brooklyn’s Finest (2009), Supremacy (2014) and more. Her most recent appearance was in the 2015 movie Reversion where she played the role of Maya. She has also appeared in numerous TV serials and shows including The Facts of Life (1987), 21 Jump Street (1990), Generations (1991), Home Front (1992), The Outer Limits (1997), The Division (2001), reed Between the Lines (2011)and more.
She was married to her boyfriend Adolfo Quinones in 1982 but their marriage didn’t turned out to be a lasting one as they divorced in 1987 ending their 5 years old relationship.
lasting one as they divorced in 1987 ending their 5 years old relationship. Her dating history includes dating with Harold Miner in the year 1993 who was probably her next boyfriend. Later, it was on 9th of April in 1999 when she decided to settle her life and marry director Antoine Fuqua who already had a son named Zachary from his previous relationship. Since then, the couple is living their life happily and parents two children namely Asia Rochon Fuqua who was born on 28th og July in 2002 and a son Brando whom they Lela gave birth on May in 2004.
Lela is a social person and is a regular in the social networking site of twitter but is unavailable in Instagram. Her twitter followers range more than 3900 and have been increasing every day. She has a total of 429 tweets till date which proves her activeness in the site and love for her fans. You can follow her as @LelaRochon for recent updates on her.
Owing to the devotion and passion in her work, she has a very successful career and a great net worth of $3 million. She has a wonderful height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 58 kg (127 lbs). Her body measures 34-24-30 which is undeniably good for a woman of her age. She used to look absolute red hot when in a bikini or any tight looking outfit while she was young. She wears a bra size of 34 B. Her star sign is Aries. Wikipedia and IMDB are some of the wiki sites which contain information about her and her biography.