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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameLela Rochon Staples
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lela Rochon Staples. She is an actress and producer, known for Waiting to Exhale (1995), Any Given Sunday (1999) and Gang Related (1997). She has been married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999. They have two children. She was previously married to Adolfo Quinones.

Family (2)

Spouse Antoine Fuqua (9 April 1999 - present)  (2 children)
Adolfo Quinones (12 December 1982 - 1987)  (divorced)
Parents Samuel Staples
Zelma Staples

Trivia (11)

Her mother is Zelma Staples and her father is Samuel Staples.
Attended Cerritos High School, California. Graduated class of 1982.
From 1984-1986 while in college, Lela was one of the Spudettes in over 20 spots for the famous Spud Mckenzie Budweiser/Bud Light TV commercials.
Lela graduated from California State University with a BA in broadcast journalism in 1986.
Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. [1996]
Became engaged to director Antoine Fuqua. Fuqua had son Zachary from a previous relationship. [1998]
Voted by the readers of Black Men Magazine as one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year". [2000]
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a daughter Asia Rochon Fuqua on July 28, 2002. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Antoine Fuqua.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 40, a son Brando Fuqua in May 2004. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Antoine Fuqua.
Had a miscarriage before the birth of her 1st child in 2002.

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