Lela Rochon Biography
Birthday: April 17, 1964 (Aries)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lela Rochon Staples is an American actress and producer, best known for her role in the critically acclaimed romantic movie 'Waiting to Exhale'. Intensely competitive from her formative years, she was a star athlete in high school, especially in track and basketball. She worked as a dancer and model for over a decade and appeared in numerous commercials before beginning to be recognized as an actress. Thanks to her versatility and powerful acting, she became a sought artist by producers and filmmakers. Some of her best performances were seen in movies, such as 'The Chamber', 'Gang Related', 'Knock Off', 'Why Do Fools Fall in Love' and 'Any Given Sunday'. With her passion and determination, she has successfully established herself as one of the most valued and relevant actresses of Hollywood. Rochon was once chosen among 'The 50 most beautiful people in the world' and 'The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year' by People magazine and Black Men Magazine, respectively. She is happily married to the American director Antoine Fuqua; and the couple has two children together.