Lela Rochon, an American actress who was born in 1964 in Los Angeles is famous for Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996). You must already know about her professional life, but do you know enough about her personal life? Did you know that she is already married twice? Surprised right? Hold on to the end of this article for more surprises.
As mentioned earlier, this famous American actress has already been married twice. But we are yet to talk about her husbands. She was married to her first husband in the year 1982 and due to some issues they had to separate in 1987. After several years of her divorce, she finally remarried in 1999. Don’t stop yourself from reading the rest of the articles for more details.
Lela Rochon first got married to an American actor Adolfo Quinones. Their marriage lasted for over five years. They got married in 1982 and after five years the duo separated. The reason behind their separation was not publicized.
Talking about her second marriage, she tied the knot on 9th April 1999. Her second, as well as present husband, is a 51-year-old American director Antoine Fuqua.
Lela Rochon and Antoine Fuqua have been together since 1999 but there are so many rumors suggesting that the couple is having conflicts between them and are staying together just for the sake of their children.
However, despite their rumors, they have been able to live together for over 18 years now.
Lela Rochon and Antoine Fuqua welcomed their first child on 28th July 2002. Their first child was a girl, Asia Rochon. She is currently 15 years old. They again welcomed their second children in May 2004, Brando and is just 13 years old.
As mentioned earlier, it has been rumored everywhere that their relationship has remained as it is because of their children.
The couple believes that their children are at a very impressionable age and that they don’t want to set a bad example for their children. Lela and Antoine both believe that them staying together will ensure that they receive enough love from both the parents.
YouTube: Antoine Fuqua Lela Rochon New York premiere of Brooklyn s Finest at AMC Lincoln Sq
Fuqua also has another child with his previous wife. He seems to give immense love to his children. Actually, Fuqua was raised by a single parent, so he understands the difficulties of a child having a single parent.
This must be why he doesn’t want his second marriage to end at any cost. But two people cannot stay together forever for the sake of their children, so the couple has decided to get formally divorced once their kids turn 18.