Misty Copeland Biography
Misty Copeland was born in Kansas City Missouri united states on September 10, 1982. She is a Ballet Dancer. She is also an American Actress and Producer, popular for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018 Romeo and Juliet (2017). Copeland has been married to Olu Evans Since July 31, 2016. They have one child.
Misty Copeland Profile Overview
Name: Misty Danielle Copeland
Place of birth: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Date of birth: 10 September 1982
Occupations: Ballet Dancer
Years active: 1995–present
Parents: Sylvia DelaCerna, Doug Copeland
Spouse: Olu Evans (m. 2016)
Family: Erica Stephanie Copeland, Lindsey Monique Brown, Cameron Koa DelaCerna (siblings)
Awards: Shorty Award: Best in Dance, Glamour Award for The Showstopper
Height: 1.57 m/157cm
Website: Misty Copeland
Net worth: $1 million approx.
Misty Copeland Early Life And Career
Misty Danielle Copeland was born in Kansas City, Missouri 1982 but she was raised in the San Pedro community of Los Angeles, California, Misty is the daughter of Sylvia DelaCerna and Doug Copeland.
Danielle’s father is of German and African American descent, while her mother is of Italian and African American ancestry and was adopted by African American parents.
Misty was considered a Highly talented Child who rose to stardom despite not starting ballet until the age of 13. Two years later, in 1998, her ballet teachers, who were serving as her custodial guardians at that time, and her mother, fought a custody battle over her. Meanwhile, Copeland was already an award-winning dancer.
Copeland is a public speaker, celebrity spokesperson, and stage performer. She has written two autobiographical books and narrated a documentary about her career challenges, A Ballerina’s Tale. In the year 2015, Time magazine
(an American news website and magazine located in New York) named Copeland as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world, appearing on its cover magazine.
Misty Copeland performed for Prince on Broadway toured as a featured dancer and appeared on A Day in the Life and So You Think You Can Dance a reality television show.
Misty Copeland Tv Appearances
Copeland filmed a music video for a cover of “Crimson and Clover”, In March 2009. The first single from his 2009 album Lotus flower.
Prince request she dance along to the song in improvised ballet movements. She described his instructions as “Be you, feel the music, and upon request for further instruction, “Keep doing what you’re doing”.
In 2009 Misty also began taking acting lessons. During the New York City and New Jersey portions of Prince’s Welcome 2 America tour, Copeland performed a pas de deux en pointe to his song “The Beautiful Ones.
Prince invited Misty Copeland onstage at a concert in France. she performed alongside Prince on the Lopez Tonight show, dancing to “The Beautiful Ones” on April 2011.
Misty Copeland Instagram
Misty Copeland has over 1.8 million followers on Instagram to view Misty Copeland photos and videos on IG visit @mistyonpointe
Misty Copeland Age
Misty Copeland was born in the late 80s she is 40 years old as of 2022.
Misty Copeland Height
Misty Copeland stands at a height of 157cm/1.57m.
Misty Copeland’s Net worth
Misty Copeland’s Net worth is estimated to be $1 million approx.
Misty Copeland Husband
Misty Copeland’s husband, Olu Evans is an attorney. The couples live on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Misty and Olu met each other around 2004. Their engagement was disclosed in a 2015 cover story in Essence magazine. On July 31, 2016, Misty and Olu married in California. They have one child. Copeland enjoys cooking.