Who is D. L. Hughley’s Wife, LaDonna Hughley?

LaDonna Hughley is an African-American actress and film producer responsible for the reality TV series The D. L. Hughley Show. She is best known as the wife of D. L. Hughley, the popular actor, producer, and comedian.

D. L. Hughley is one of the most talented comedians in the American showbiz industry, and his efforts have seen him nominated for the Image Award a remarkable five times. As an actor, he has appeared in series like Double Rush and Sister, Sister. His relationship with LaDonna is the primary reason for her rise to celebrity status. Here’s all you need to know about D. L. Hughley’s wife, LaDonna Hughley.

Summary of LaDonna Hughley’s Biography

  • Full Name: LaDonna Hughley
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: May 2, 1962
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Age: 60 years old
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Married
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Husband: Daryll Lynn Hughley (D. L. Hughley)
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Children: (3) Ryan Hughley (Son), Tyler Hughley (Son), Kyle Hughley (Son)
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 5 inches
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Height in Centimeters: 165cm
  • Body Measurements in Inches: 33-24-34 inches
  • Body Measurements in Centimeters: 84-61-86 cm
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • LaDonna Hughley’s Net Worth: Est. $1 million
  • Famous for: Being an actress and a producer and for being the celebrity wife of star comedian, D. L. Hughley
  • Twitter: @mrslhughley

LaDonna Hughley Was Born During The Early 1960s

LaDonna Hughley was born LaDonna Yvonne Murphy on May 2, 1962, under the sun sign of Taurus. The exact location of her birth in the United States of America is unknown, but her birth status in the country makes her a tax-paying and law-abiding citizen of the United States. LaDonna belongs to the African-American ethnic group.

Ladonna Hughley

Available records on the celebrity wife’s early life show that she has been silent about her birth family’s background. There is no record of the Murphy side of her family, including the identities of her parents and the identities of any siblings. LaDonna Hughley comes across as a sufficiently educated woman, but there is no online information to back up that hypothesis.

LaDonna Hughley Met Her Husband While He Was Working For A Telephone Company

LaDonna Hughley has been married to her husband, Daryll Lynn Hughley, for over 30 years. While they have weathered the storms of marriage and become a spectacular married couple, their first meeting was anything but spectacular. LaDonna met her husband in a pretty ordinary way while he was working as a sales representative for a telephone company.

It is more likely that he sought her out initially as a client for the company he worked for, but fate seemed to have other things in store. After a while of continuously interfacing with each other, LaDonna and her D. L. Hughley decided to take a shot at dating each other. It is certain that, over three decades later, both would agree that taking that shot had been worth it.

The exact timeline of the beginning of their dating period is not crystal. Still, LaDonna and D. L. Hughley were not keen on hiding their relationship from the start, as they were spotted at various locations and events as a couple.

LaDonna Hughley Was 24 Years Old When She Became D. L. Hughley’s Wife

LaDonna Hughley and her husband dated for a while before deciding to settle down as a married couple. At the time of their wedding, on February 22, 1986, Daryll was still working at the telephone company, while LaDonna was 24 years old.

The couple had their first child, a boy named Ryan Hughley, in 1987. The couple has three sons together, including LaDonna’s other two sons, Kyle Hughley and Tyler Hughley, born in 1988 and 1991, respectively.

It hasn’t been smooth sailing for the married couple as they have had to successfully navigate some unsavory marital landmines, the worst of which was serial cheating on the part of D. L. Hughley. However, the comedian remains grateful for his wife’s incredible personality and support through the darker days of their marriage.

Incredibly, and despite the myriad of challenges, LaDonna has been married to her husband for more than 35 years now which is a true testament to their love, loyalty, and respect for each other.

She is an Executive Producer

The celebrity wife’s passion for creative arts was cultivated as a youngster, and her acting abilities were first showcased in a short documentary titled Colored My Mind (2013). Incidentally, it was also the first production project she handled as a producer. LaDonna then appeared in the 2017 reality TV series titled Black Love.

As earlier stated, LaDonna Hughley is also the executive producer of The D. L. Hughley show. While the celebrity wife has undoubtedly made strides in the world of showbiz, her efforts remain minimal when compared to those of her husband, who is a recognized stand-up comedian. He was the host of the stand-up comedy show known as Comic View.

Ladonna Hughley

However, D. L. Hughley owes most of his success as a comedian to his wife, LaDonna, who encouraged him to explore his comic abilities early on in their marriage. The pivotal moment came when the celebrity wife was pregnant with their second son and had to watch her husband, who struggled financially despite his promotion at work.

Her advice turned out to be a stroke of genius as D. L. Hughley has since achieved financial independence through comedy. He didn’t rest on his laurels as a comedian. However, he also started acting, appearing in TV series like Double Rush and Sister, Sister and movies like The Brothers, Chasing Papi, and Cat Run. D. L. Hughley was a contestant in the 2013 edition of Dancing with the Stars and was the host of 2019 The D. L. Hughley Show.

For his troubles, LaDonna’s husband has received a slew of award nominations, including five Image Awards and the Platinum Mic Viewers Choice Awards. Sadly, he hasn’t won an award to date. He can get a measure of comfort from his impressive net worth, which is currently estimated to be over $10 million. It is a figure that is literally over ten times his wife’s net worth of an estimated $1 million.

LaDonna is Active on Social Media

The 60-year-old celebrity wife does not have any Instagram account. It doesn’t mean that she is completely oblivious to the concept of social media. She operates a Twitter account under the handle @mrslhaughley.

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