Loretta Devine Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

Loretta Devine is a Popular American actress who works predominantly in Hollywood television series and movies. She is well known for her acting performance in Hollywood television series such as A Different World and The PJs. Loretta subsequently appeared in a crucial role in many Hollywood movies. She started her acting career in the year 1981.

Loretta Devine Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

Personal Details

Full Name Loretta Devine
Nick Name Loretta
Date Of Birth August 21, 1949
Age 73 years as of June 2023
Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
Current Address Houston, Texas, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity Black (African-American Descent)
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Actress and Singer
School George Washington Carver High School
College/ University
  • University of Houston
  • Brandeis University
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $10 Million as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • TV: CBS Summer Playhouse (1987)
  • Movie: Will (1981)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurement 36-29-37 Inches
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight 65 Kg
Shoe Size 8 US
Dress Size 6 (US)

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father James Devine
Mother Eunice O’Neal Devine
Sibling Not Known
Boyfriend/ Husband Glenn Marshall (married in 2001-present)
Children James Lawrence Tyler (son)

Early Life:-

Loretta Devine was born on 21st August 1949 in Houston, Texas, United States. She is currently 73 years old. Her father’s name is James Devine and her mother’s name is Eunice O’Neal Devine. She got married in the year 2001 and her husband’s name is Glenn Marshall. This couple was blessed with a son and his name is James Lawrence Tyler.

She completed her schooling at George Washington Carver High School. She pursued her higher education at the University of Houston.

Loretta with her husband

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Loretta Devine Career:-

Loretta Devine started her acting career as a supporting actress in the Hollywood Industry with the movie named Will released in the year 1981. She then appeared in a crucial role in many Hollywood movies including Anna to the Infinite Power, Sticky Fingers, Amos & Andrew, The Hard Truth, The Preacher’s Wife, Down in the Delta, Funny Valentines, Urban Legends: Final Cut, What Women Want, Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Spring Breakdown, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Madea’s Big Happy Family, A Very Larry Christmas, The Sound, and the Fury, Caged No More, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, The Starling, and Mack & Rita.

Loretta Devine started her acting career as a supporting actress in the Hollywood television series with the series named CBS Summer Playhouse telecasted in the year 1987. She then appeared in a crucial role in many Hollywood television series including The Murder of Mary Phagan, Murphy Brown, Great Performances, Sugar and Spice, Reasonable Doubts, Love & War, Out All Night, Family Album, Picket Fences, Touched by an Angel, Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child, Clueless, Boston Public, Girlfriends, Grey’s Anatomy, Eli Stone, State of Georgia, The Cleveland Show, The Client List, Doc McStuffins, Being Mary Jane, The Carmichael Show, Dear White People, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event, Teenage Euthanasia, Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem and RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race.

She has appeared as a lead actress and also as a supporting actress in more than 40 Hollywood Television series.

Loretta Devine is also popular for her appearance in the Hollywood television movies such as Parent Trap III, The American Clock, Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault, Clover, Don King: Only in America, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Family Law, Freedom Song, Life Is Not a Fairy Tale, Teachers, The Lost Souls Cafe, Behind the Movement, Jingle Belle, A Sweet Christmas Romance, and Christmas in Harmony.

She acquired lots and lots of fans and also an appreciation for her versatile acting performance in Television series and movies.

Loretta Devine Movies and Television Shows List:


Year Film Title Worked As
Upcoming (2024) Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie
Upcoming Urban Legend Reese
Upcoming Lost & Found in Cleveland
Upcoming Bull Street Mrs. Big Gal
Upcoming Lucille Lucille
Upcoming Rites & Wrong Sybil
2023 A Snowy Day in Oakland Jeanette
2022 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Irene
2022 Mack & Rita Sharon
2021 The Starling Velma
2021 Queen Bees Sally Heart
2020 The McHenry Trial – Don’t Judge a Kid by Their Hoodie (Short Film) Doris McHenry
2020 Always and Forever Elda
2020 Spell Eloise
2020 The Last Starship (Short Film) Dorothy
2019 Postmarked (Short Film) Hattie
2019 First Day Back (Short Film) Superintendent Lola Greene
2019 The Trap Mama Jay
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Ms. April Thomson
2017 Violets (Short Film) Marcy
2017 Naked Carol
2017 My Other Home Mabel Marbury
2016 36 Hour Layover Mrs. Carey
2016 Grandma’s House Grandma Margie
2016 Caged No More Aggie James
2016 Norm of the North Tamecia
2015 For the Love of Ruth Naomi
2015 1440 and Counting (Short Film) Mrs. Nickel
2015 Back to School Mom Meghan Graham
2014 You’re Not You Marilyn Jo
2014 The Sound and the Fury Dilsey
2014 Welcome to Me Barb Vaughn
2014 Comeback Dad Malinda
2013 A Very Larry Christmas Mrs. Claus
2013 Khumba Mama Veronica aka Mama V
2013 The Get Away (Short Film) Ms. Crawford
2012 In the Hive Mrs. Inez
2011 Politics of Love Shirlee Gupta
2011 Jumping the Broom Pamela Taylor
2011 Madea’s Big Happy Family Shirley
2010 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Delta
2010 For Colored Girls Juanita Sims / Green
2010 Lottery Ticket Grandma Dorothy Carson
2010 Death at a Funeral Cynthia
2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? Miss Willheima Roberts
2009 Spring Breakdown Dr. Marguerite Tyson
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Delta
2008 First Sunday Sister Doris
2007 This Christmas Shirley Ann “Ma’Dere” Whitfield
2007 Cougar Club Dolly
2006 Dreamgirls Gladys Brooks
2006 Dirty Laundry Evelyn
2005 King’s Ransom Miss Gladys
2004 Crash Shaniqua Johnson
2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan
2002 Baby of the Family Delores Evans
2002 Book of Love Mary Baker
2001 I Am Sam Margaret Calgrove
2001 Kingdom Come Marguerite Slocumb
2000 What Women Want Florence “Flo” Glover
2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut Reese Wilson
2000 Punks Aretha Stone
1999 Lillie Michelle
1999 The Breaks Floria
1999 Funny Valentines Dearie B.
1998 Alyson’s Closet Raul’s Mother
1998 Operation Splitsville Principal
1998 Urban Legend Reese Wilson
1998 Down in the Delta Zenia
1998 Love Kills Sylvia Finkelstein
1997 Lover Girl Leticia
1997 Hoodlum Pigfoot Mary
1997 The Price of Kissing Jackee Blaine
1996 The Preacher’s Wife Beverly
1995 Waiting to Exhale Gloria Matthews
1994 The Hard Truth Rose Maxwell
1993 Amos & Andrew Ula
1992 Class Act Ms. Brown
1991 Livin’ Large Nadine Biggs
1991 Caged Fear Judy
1990 Stanley & Iris Bertha Simmons
1988 Sticky Fingers Diane Cooley
1988 Little Nikita Verna McLaughlin
1983 Anna to the Infinite Power Ms. Everett Benson
1981 Will Will’s Wife


Year TV Shows Worked As
October 1, 2023 (Upcoming) God-Ly Clotho
2023 Days of Our Lives Angela
2022 All I Didn’t Want for Christmas (TV Movie) Lorraine
2022 RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Herself/Fabulosity
2022 Eureka! Wanda
2022 Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem Angela
2021 Christmas Déjà Vu (TV Movie) Crystal
2021 Christmas in Harmony (TV Movie) Mama
2021–22 The Loud House Gayle McBride
2021 Teenage Euthanasia God
2020–22 P-Valley Earnestine Sayles
2020 Connecting Dayleen
2020 Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event Amelia ‘M’Dear’ McKellan
2020 Cherish the Day Herself
2019–22 Family Reunion Amelia ‘M’Dear’ McKellan
2019 A Family Reunion Christmas (TV Movie) Amelia ‘M’Dear’ McKellan
2019 A Sweet Christmas Romance (TV Movie) Mrs. Rose
2019 Black-ish Lynette Mae
2019 A Black Lady Sketch Show Pastor Rosetta Daniels
2018 Jingle Belle (TV Movie) Emory Simons
2018 Behind the Movement (TV Movie) Jo Ann Robinson
2018 Love Is Rose Marie
2018 Living Biblically Estelle Williams
2018 Dear White People Sorbet
2017 The Lost Souls Cafe (TV Movie) Geneva
2017 Supernatural Missouri Moseley
2016 Nubbin & Friends Mrs. Sandy Johnson
2016 Hollywood Game Night Herself/Celebrity Player
2015–17 The Carmichael Show Cynthia Carmichael
2015 Being Mary Jane CeCe Robinson
2014–15 Sirens Rosemary St. Claire
2014 Turbo Fast Lydia
2014 Sullivan & Son Rose
2014 Psych Melba Birdson
2013 Teachers (TV Movie) Doris
2012–20 Doc McStuffins Hallie Hippo
2012–13 The Client List Georgia Cummings-Clemens
2012 The Cleveland Show Shirley
2012 The Game Grandma Donna Mack
2012 Shake It Up Judge Marsha Elliott
2012 RuPaul’s Drag Race Herself
2011 State of Georgia Honey Dupree
2011 Glee Sister Mary Constance
2010 Party Down Diane Ellison
2009 Legally Mad Jeanette Woods
2009 Cold Case Chandra Patterson ’09
2008–09 Eli Stone Patti Dellacroix
2007 Boston Legal Judge Victoria Thomson
2006–07 Everybody Hates Chris Maxine
2006 Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (TV Movie) Addie Collins
2006 Boston Legal Annabelle Carruthers
2005–13 Grey’s Anatomy Adele Webber
2005–06 Girlfriends Judge Vashti Jackson
2005 Supernatural Missouri Moseley
2004–05 Wild Card M. Pearl McGuire
2003 Half & Half Erika Duke
2003 Pyramid Herself/Celebrity Contestant
2000–04 Boston Public Marla Hendricks
2001 Hollywood Squares Herself/Panelist
2001 Intimate Portrait Herself
2000 Best Actress (TV Movie) Connie Travers
2000 Freedom Song (TV Movie) Evelyn Walker
2000 Ally McBeal Nora Mills
2000 Family Law Gloria Rivers
1999–2001 The PJs Muriel Stubbs (née Warren)
1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) Ruby Dandridge
1999 Jackie’s Back (TV Movie) Snookie Tate
1999 Clueless Phyllis Holiday
1999 Moesha Gwen “Stephanie” “Steph” Watkins
1998 E! Behind the Scenes Herself
1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Mother
1997 Don King: Only in America (TV Movie) Connie Harper
1997 Clover (TV Movie) Everleen Moore
1997 Promised Land Tonya Hawkins
1997 Touched by an Angel Tonya Hawkins
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl  ‘The Goat’ Manigault (TV Movie) Miss Mary Johnson
1995 Ned and Stacey Mrs. Sally Duncan
1995 Picket Fences Marla Melrose
1993 The American Clock (TV Movie) Irene Mack Shaw
1993 Family Album June
1993 Out All Night Crystal
1992–93 Roc Cynthia Raine
1992 Love & War Donna
1991 Reasonable Doubts Valerie Hall
1991 Great Performances Janine Wills
1990 Cop Rock Juror Devine
1990 Sugar and Spice Loretta Fontaine
1990 Murphy Brown Nurse Diana Hawking
1989 Heart and Soul (TV Movie) Tonia Harris
1989 Parent Trap III (TV Movie) Thelma Pardrige
1988 Amen Lydia Cummings
1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan Annie Maude Carter
1987–88 A Different World Stevie Rallen
1987 CBS Summer Playhouse Cheryl
1986 The Core of the Apple Herself

Loretta Devine Unknown Information:-

  • Loretta Devine has also appeared in a crucial role in some Hollywood short movies including Alyson’s Closet, The Get-Away, 1440 and Counting, The Last Starship, and The McHenry Trial – Don’t Judge a Kid by Their Hoodie.
  • She has also turned herself into a voice-over artist and rendered her voice for the video game named King’s Quest released in the year 2015.
  • She has acquired more than 25 awards in various awards functions for her acting performance in Television series and movies.
  • She has earned more than 514k Followers on her Instagram account.

Loretta Devine Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More


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