Lela Rochon (full name- Lela Rochon Staples) is a renowned American actress. Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California as the daughter of parents-Zelma, who is a nurse physician, and Samuel Staples, who is a business proprietor as well as a graphic illustrator, both belonged to Haitian descent.
Lela Rochon was finest identified for her breakthrough character as Robin Stokes in the year 1995 romantic drama film entitled Waiting to Exhale. After that actress had feature in many roles in films namely Gang Related, The Chamber, Knock Off, and Why Do Fools Fall in Love.
Rochon even performed in the year 1985 made-for-television film entitled A Bunny’s Tale including Delta Burke and Kirstie Alley, created on experiences of Gloria Steinem as a Playboy Bunny. Rochon performed as the love awareness figure of Gerald Levert in the video made for “My Forever Love” by Levert, and also acted in “It’s Over Now” video by Luther Vandross. Ritchson had several guest featuring roles in different sitcoms that includes Amen, The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 227, and Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper.
Apart from appearing in music videos, Rochon started her film debut in year 1985, when she was casted opposite Fred Williamson in film entitled Fox Trap. In year 1987, she did the role of Debby in the film entitled The Wild Pair, featuring Bubba Smith and Beau Bridges. In year 1989, Rochon performed opposite Eddie Murphy in Harlem Nights, as the memorable character of “Sunshine”. After that Rochon again collaborated with Murphy in the popular romantic comedy entitled Boomerang in year 1992. In year 1995, she was consistent cast associate during the leading season of The WB sitcom entitled The Wayans Bros
Lela Rochon’ major break in her acting career came in 1995, when she did one of the principal roles opposite Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, and Loretta Devine in the version of the novel of Terry McMillan and extremely successful drama film entitled Waiting to Exhale.
Education: Lela Rochon did graduation from Cerritos High School in Cerritos, located in California. Rotchson joined California State University, located in Dominguez Hills where she got a BA in Broadcast Journalism degree, with minors opted in Sociology and Theatre subjects.
Lela Rochon Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $11.3 Million US Dollars
The estimated total net worth of Lela Rochon is around $11.3 million US dollars in year 2017. The total net worth and income of Lela Rochon have been made from her acting as different roles in many films, acting in television, her brand validations, business deals, etc. Though, it may seem that Rochon’s earning is comparatively low, it is certain that the figure will upsurge in future.
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Lela Rochon currently owns a lavish house in Beverly Hills, CA which is a house spread on large area.
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In period of 1986 to 1988, while Rotchson was attending college, she was one of the “Spudettes” presented in more than 30 national spots for the Spuds Bud/ Mckenzie Budweiser Light TV advertisements.
Lela Rochon also attained enormous level of success and acknowledgment from her acting career by winning several awards, making her a business model too. Rotchson has been bestowed with a nomination at ‘NAACP Image Award’ and ‘MTV Movie Award’ for her excellent presentation in the movie entitled ‘Waiting to Exhale’. Also, Rochon was selected as one of 50 most beautiful people in world in year 1996 that opened many doors of brand endorsements for her.
Lela Rochon, most particularly recognized for her breakout role together with the late, happily opted to take a gentler pace in her career to concentrate on family life. Though, Rotchson has recently admitted that there are ventures she perhaps should have done simply to say pertinent.
In her forthcoming episode of Oprah: Where Are They Now?, Lela Rochon will share what may have been misused opportunities.
Lela Rochon is a talented and bold personality actress with her appearance in many films and television shows. Even at her current slow paced career, Rotchson’s fans and audiences insist her to do a comeback soon.