The drama series of Oprah Winfrey, Greenleaf, follows the story of the corrupt world of the Greenleaf family, their scandalous secrets, and lies. American actress Lovie Simone is one of the Greenleaf family members who portrays the character of Zora Greenleaf. However, besides on-screen family life, the 19-year-old Lovie has some fascinating story of her family to share.
She rose to fame from drama series, Greenleaf. Her upcoming film Selah and The Spades is in the post-production phase and is set to hit the theatres in 2019.
Resides In Orange County With Parents
Lovie lives in Orange County, California with her family comprised of a twin sister and a younger sister and brother. Her parents LaNise Oppong is from Ghana. Her Ghanian-American mother, LaNise is her best friend and educator who became a solid foundation of her life.
In the American television drama series Greenleaf, she plays the role of American actor Lamman Rucker's daughter. Her on-screen father, Lamman and her biological father shares an excellent bond and are good friends in real life. The proud daughter tweeted a picture of them on 28 August 2016 and expressed the rejoice for her on-screen and real dad.
Her parents also celebrated Christmas in December 2016 along with the Oppang children. The Blue Bloods actress, her sisters, and brother posed alongside their father and mother where the Oppongs family posed with a smile and wished, 'Merry Christmas.' Lovie proudly shared her family picture on 26 December 2016 via her Instagram handle.
Lovie Simone and her family in a picture posted on 26 December 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
A year later, on the occasion of Christmas in December 2017, the aspiring actress' sister, Michael shared a picture with her sisters and brother on Instagram with a caption 'The Oppong Children.' Well, her siblings, Riley and Yorie are also relishing their day-to-day life with their parents, supporting each other.
How Did Lovie Simone Gather Net Worth?
Lovie, 19, has summoned her net worth from her career as an American actress. According to Payscale, an actress has an average salary of $50,529 per year and their payrolls vary between $18,764 - $237,830. Lovie, who is appearing on Oprah series Greenleaf since 2016, is gathering some productive amount of revenues.
She started her milestone of an acting career at the age of 18 and appeared as Jasmine in TV series; Orange Is the New Black. She also emerged in Blue Bloods as Gina Walker and in 2018 film Monster as Renee Pickford.
On-Screen Boyfriend In 'Greenleaf'
Lovie, who portrays the character of Zora in the Oprah Winfrey Network series, is in a relationship on the screen. Isiah Silva is the abusive boyfriend of Zora who works as a gospel singer attending Triumph Church. Though he seems respectful and helps Zora with her homework, he has an offensive nature when it comes to their relationship.
Lovie Simone and her on-screen boyfriend, Roshon Fegan in 'Greenleaf' (Photo: oprah.com)
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American actor Roshon Fegan portrays the role of Isiah on the Oprah series. Roshon's character as Isiah has some heated controversy theories as some suggest that his parents were abusive and that could explain his nature.
Lovie Simone, who was born in 1998 in New York City, New York, has her birthday on 29 November. At the age of 11, her manager discovered her at an acting school in New York City.
She signed with the management and got her first national commercial with JCPenny. Lovie stands smaller than her on-screen boyfriend Roshon Fegan who has the height of 1.73 m (5 feet 6 inches). As per wiki, she grew up in the Bronx and settled in Orange County, California.