Loretta Devine Net Worth

Raquel Davies | January 30, 2014


$8 Million


    Loretta Devine


    August 21, 1949




    5 foot 6.5 inches and 187lbs

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Loretta Devine is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $8 million. She is 5’6 1/2″ and weighs 187 pounds. Loretta Devine was born on August 21, 1949 in Houston, Texas. She performed in talent shows at George Washington Carver High School and was a member of the school’s pep squad. In 1971 Devine received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Drama from the University of Houston. She went on to receive her MFA in Theater in 1976 from Brandeis University.

Like most actors, Devine started working in theatre. She performed in the 1978 flop A Broadway Musical. The show closed after only one performance. Her next role as Lorrell Robinson in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls captured the attention of many and led to Devine receiving film and television roles. Loretta Devine started getting bit roles in films such as Little Nikita and Stanley & Iris. She then got recurring roles on series such as A Different World, Roc, and Amen.

1995 was a big year for Devine because she got cast as Gloria Matthews in the film Waiting to Exhale; this has been one of her biggest roles to date. This role earned her an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. In her next film The Preacher’s Wife (1996), Devine nabbed the Image award again.

Loretta Devine has had a long career as a film actress. Some of her credits include: Down in the Delta (1998), Urban Legend (1998), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), I Am Sam (2001), Crash (2005), This Christmas (2007), For Colored Girls (2010), and Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011) to name a few.

Devine has also had a successful career in television. From 2000 to 2004 she s-co-starred as high school teacher Marla Hendricks on theFox television show Boston Public. She had a recurring role as Adele Webber from 2005 to 2013 on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. She’s done recurring roles on shows like The Client List, Eli Stone, Everybody Hates Chris, and Wild Card.

Loretta Devine has an enough net worth to buy:

1. 133,333.3 Dior Eyeshadow Palette ($60.00 each)

2. 19,876.5 iHome Docking Station ($810.00 each)

3. 1,333.3 Bugaboo Bee Stroller ($5,999.90 each)

Loretta Devine has enough net worth to give everyone in Bulgaria $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for PlentyofCheddar.com. She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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