Loretta Devine
Loretta Devine
Real Name/Full Name Loretta Divine
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Loretta Divine
Birth Place: Houstan, Texas, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 August 1949
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 169 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – James Devine
Mother –Eunice O’Neal Devine
Siblings: Unknown
School: George Washington Carver High School
College: University of Houston
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: Glenn Marshall
Husband/Spouse Name: Glenn Marshall
Kids/Children Name: James Lawrence Tyler
Profession: Actress and Singer
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

If you watched the famous Broadway, Dreamgirls, you must be aware of Loretta Devine, who is renowned for her role as Lorrell Robinson. She also had a recurring role as the Dormitory Director. She was also seen as the Stevie Rallen on “A Different World,” which was then aired on NBC. She was also seen as the Marla Hendricks in the Fox series, Boston Public. She also had a recurring role in the drama Grey’s Anatomy as the Adele. She also won a Primetime Emmy for this. She was then seen in many other series too.

Well, how well do you know about Loretta Devine? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Loretta Devine’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Loretta Devine to date.

Biography and Early Life

Loretta’s original name is Loretta Deresha Devine, and she was born in Houston, Texas. Her mother’s name is Eunice O’ Neal, and she was a beautician, and her father’s name was James Devine, who used to work as a laborer.

She then grew up in Acres Homes, which is an area of Houston. Her mother was a single mother to six children, and Loretta was also very active on the pep squad, and she did some talent shows while she was in high school. She went to George Washington Carver High School.

She then graduated from the University of Houston in 1971, and she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama. She then went to Brandeis University and received her degree of MA in Theatre in 1976.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Loretta Devine in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Loretta Devine’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 21 August 1949. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 169 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Loretta went to George Washington Carver High School, and later she did her Bachelors from the University of Houston. She then got her master’s degree from Brandeis University.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Loretta Devine With Husband Glenn Marshall
Loretta Devine With Husband Glenn Marshall

Loretta has been married to Glenn Marshall since many years, and she also has a son named, James Lawrence Tyler. Her personal life has not been much controversial.

Is Loretta Devine Lesbian?

No, Loretta is not lesbian as she has been married to Glenn Marshall for a very long time, and they also have a son together whose name is James Lawrence Tyler. They are happily married and lead a happy family life.

Professional Career

Loretta has worked in many Broadway shows, and her Broadway debut was in 1978. Her first was the musical which was called A Broadway Musical, and it was then closed after 14 previews. She then became famous due to her second Broadway show was titled Comin’ Uptown, and it also featured Gregory Hines.

She then rose to stardom when she acted in the Dreamgirls, and it was then based on the history of The Supremes. In that musical, she played the role of Lorrell Robinson. She was then also seen in the 1995 Apollo revival of The Wiz, and in that, she was seen as Glinda the Good Witch.

She was also the case of the Dreamgirls, and there she performed as a little girl in the year 1981. She was also in the Will’s cast, and this was the first independent feature film directed by an African-American woman. It was a low-budget film, and for this, she earned $500.

She then had some minor roles in the movies like Little Nikita and Stanley & Iris. She also had a cameo performance in the movie version of the Dreamgirls.

Later after this role, she had her first major role in the movie Waiting to Exhale, and in that movie, she played the role of Gloria Matthews. This was a successful movie, and she earned a good amount of fame from this movie of hers.


Loretta has been nominated for many awards over these years, and she has been able to win a few of them. She has won the Primetime Emmy Award, and she was nominated twice for it. She was then able to win the Awards Circuit Community Award. Later she won the BlastOff award and Global Film Festival LA award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Loretta Devine in 2024

Loretta Devine Net Worth
Loretta Devine Net Worth

As of 2024, Loretta’s total estimated net worth is around $12 million, and she has earned most of her money from the movies and shows that she has done. She has also done many Broadway and has earned a good amount of fame from the film and Broadway.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Loretta is one of the original Dreamgirls, and she has even performed in front of Sylvester.
  • She is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
  • She was also the original director of Gilbert Hall’s hit show which was A Different World.

This was all about one of the best Broadway stars today who has done a good number of movies and is known for her Broadway roles. She is also famous for her wide variety of roles, and she has done a good amount of roles on Broadway too.


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