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Facts of Olu Evans

Full NameOlu Evans
First NameOlu
Last NameEvans
ProfessionCelebrity Husband
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJon Twichell
Mother NameLinda Twichell
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMisty Copeland
No Of Children1
EducationEmory University
Date of Birth1979
Married DateJuly 31,2016

Olu Evans is the husband of Misty Copeland. Olu is also said to be the cousin of Taye Diggs, an actor, and Broadway star. 

Professionally, Olu is a corporate attorney. He attended a law school named Emory University

Also, he serves as the owner of a dance academy named Muse dancewear

This academy exports ballet slippers along with tights and ribbons and also paints the slippers to keep them in shape.

Who is his wife?

Olu Evans with his spouse Misty Copeland
Olu Evans with his spouse Misty Copeland. Source: Pinterest

His wife is the first and foremost African American woman who became a principal dancer in the entire history of American Ballet Theatre (ABT)

Not only this, but Misty also won the title of a best dancer at the Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Award in the year 1997, which happened in Southern California

She actively participated in two workshops with ABT. She was listed as a member of ABT in the year 2000

Apart from being a dancer, the lady has also written two autobiographies and a documentary titled ‘A Ballerina’s Tale,’ where she highlighted the points about the challenges she went through in her career. 

She is also captured in reality shows So You Think You Can Dance and A Day in the Life and has been seen endorsing products like Pepper, T-Mobile, Dannon company, and many more.

Welcomes their first baby

Misty had revealed the news that she is a mother. With her husband Olu, they welcome a baby boy whom they named Jackson

The lady had always kept her personal life details out of the media. That is the reason, the child's news is also kept under wraps from the media world. 

She flashed the news of having a three-month-old kid. She also clarifies her wish to protect her son’s privacy. 

She stated that she would not want her son to be on camera for anything. 

However, she says that if it comes to a professional matter for her, she is always open. 

Besides that, she did not share any news about her kid. But the lady gave brief insight regarding her upcoming international trip. 

Also, she said that they had the passport of their son a few days ago and are traveling to Corsica, France, this summer. 

Misty is on maternity leave and is hoping to return on the form next fall. 

She also praised her husband for the support she had gotten from him in this parenthood journey. 

She praised by saying Olu as an amazing and incredible father. 

Also, not only this, but Olu had been great in her professional career and made the balance, Misty added. 

Wedding details of Misty Copeland

Olu Evans with his wife Misty Copeland.
Olu Evans with his wife Misty Copeland. Source: Pinterest

Olu and Misty were together for a decade before tying the knot on Sunday, July 31. Their event was hosted at Monage hotel, located in Laguna Beach, California

There were altogether 100 members to celebrate their big day with them, including their family and friends. 

Misty preferred to choose a low-key wedding. 

She explained that on stage, she feels more like a fairy princess having to wear beautiful stunning costumes and gowns to galas. 

So, the lady chose to keep it simple and easygoing and classy and not feel like being in a tutu, she added. 

For their event, the decor was covered in pink and white hydrangeas. The lady chose an ethereal Inbal Dror gown where shoes from Christian Louboutin. 

Net worth

Olu's estimated net worth is said to be $3 million as of now. 

Net worth$3 million
Income sourceProfessional lawyer


  1. Olu is 43 years old. However, his exact birth date is not known.

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