Misty Copeland Family: Husband Olu Evans, Parents and Siblings

Published Date   02nd Mar. 2018, 16:42 pm  Update Date: March 7th, 2018  04:03 pm Binesh Shrestha
Misty Copeland Family: Husband Olu Evans, Parents and SiblingsMisty and husband, Olu. Image Source- US Weekly

Misty Copeland is an American ballet dancer known for her flawless moves. This gorgeous ballerina struggled a lot for her success. She is the first African American Female Principal Dancer at widely known American Ballet Theatre.

Also, she is the Author of Several books. Read the Summary of her Autobiography Book Life in Motion.

Misty Copeland’s childhood was a difficult time when she had to sleep on the floor along with five siblings. Misty Copeland’s family includes her mother, her mother, and five siblings. Her mother had married four times.

Misty Copeland's family

Childhood picture of Misty and siblings, Doug Jr., Chris, and Erica.

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Misty Copeland Family

Born on September 10, 1982, in California she is a daughter of Doug Copeland and Sylvia DelaCerna. Her father was a German American and African American, and mother was Italian American and African American.

Moreover, she is the youngest of four siblings born from her mother and second husband, Doug. Misty Copeland’s mother married to the third husband, Harold Brown when she was two years old. And Harold was a sales executive at Santa Fe Railroad.

Eventually, she lived with her stepfather in Bellflower, California between the age of three and seven.

After that Copeland’s mother married Robert DelaCerna which was her fourth marriage.

Finally, Misty and her five siblings namely, Douglas Copeland Jr., Lindsey Monique Brown, Cameron Koa DelaCerna,  Erica Stephanie Copeland and Christopher Ryan Copeland settled in the Coastal community of San Pedro in California.

Misty Copeland's Family

Misty Copeland with Mother, Sylvia, and her siblings.

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Her mother’s fourth husband, Robert was emotionally and physically abusive to his stepchildren. Cameron Koa DelaCerna is her sibling from her mother’s fourth husband, Robert.

Misty Copeland’s Marriage

Misty is a soulmate and life partner of Corporate Attorney Olu Evans.  The two exchanged their wedding Vows on July 31, 2016. In fact, the lovebirds were dating for ten years before they tied the knot.

Misty Copeland’s marriage was a quite a peaceful marriage. Where only 100 guests were present. Not to mention, the Montage Hotel in Laguna beach became the evidence of their marriage.

Misty Copeland's family

Misty and her husband, Olu Evans.

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The Bride’s wedding gown was designed by Inbal Dror, and her shoes were designed by Christian Louboutin. Earlier, Misty and Olu met in 2006, and they were introduced by a mutual friend and Olu’s cousin, Taye Diggs.

Misty Copeland's family

Misty and Olu first met through their mutual friend and Olu’s cousin, Taye Diggs.

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Earlier, these two exchanged their engagement ring in September 2015. Olu is a vital part of Misty Copeland’s family. Currently, the couple resides in an apartment located in Manhattan, New York.

Quick Facts on Misty Copeland’s Family

  1.  Misty is youngest out of four siblings born out of Sylvia and second husband.
  2.  In fact, she is fourth in total of six siblings.
  3. Misty Copeland’s family includes her mother, father, five siblings and a husband.
  4.  Between the age of two and twenty-two, she never saw her father.
  5. Not to mention, she is married to a Corporate attorney, Olu Evans.
  6.  Importantly, Olu and Misty were together since 2006.
  7.  Currently, these two lives in an apartment in Manhattan, New York.

Also See:  Olu Evans net worth.

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