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Ledisi Young Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & Hallmark Movies)

Ledisi Anibade Young is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and author. She has two Grammy nominations for her fourth album Turn Me Loose.

In 1995, she started her own band called Anibade. The band was very popular in the San Francisco Bay Area and had die-hard fans who called themselves Ledheads. In 2000, she released her first album Soul singer. Some of the songs include Get Outta My Kitchen, Soul singer, Take Time, and Stop Living In Ya Head.

In 2002, she released her second album Feeling Orange But Sometimes Blue. Some of the songs include So Right, I’ve Got It, Sugar Brown Sugar, Meeting Marcus on a Thursday, Round Midnight, Straight No Chaser, Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue, In A Sentimental Mood, and If You Go.

Some of her other albums include Lost & Found, Turn Me Loose, Pieces of Me, The Truth, Let Love Rule, The Wild Card, and Ledisi Sings Nina.

She has received several nominations for Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Performance, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

In 2021, she won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for her song Anything For You. She also won the Soul Certified Award in 2017 and 2018.

Ledisi Young BiographyPersonal Details

Full Name Ledisi Anibade Young
Nick Name Ledisi
Date of Birth March 28, 1972
Age 50 years as of March 2023
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Origin Residence New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, and Author
Education Graduate
Net Worth $ 2 Million as per 2022
Marital Status Married
  • TV: American Soul (2020)
  • Movie: Leatherheads (2008)
  • Hallmark Movie: All Saints Christmas (2022)
  • Album: Soul singer: The Revival (2000)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Not Known
Height 5’6” Feet
Weight 62 kg

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Larry Saunders
Mother Nyra Dynese
Sibling Not Known
Boyfriend /Husband Ronald T. Young (Married in 2018)
Children Not Known

Ledisi Young Early Life and Personal Details

Ledisi was born on March 28, 1972, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Though she was born in New Orleans, she was raised in Oakland, California. She started to perform at the age of eight with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra. She attended McChesney Junior High School. Ledisi earned a scholarship to study piano and opera for five years at the University of California Berkeley.

In 2018, she married Ronald T. Young. His height is 5 feet 6 inches, weight is 62 kg, hair color is black, and eye color is dark brown. Her net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

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Ledisi Young as an Actress

In 2008, she started her career as an actress as well. Her first film appearance was with the movie Leatherheads in which she played the role of Blues Singer. In 2011, she appeared in the movie Leave It On the Floor in which she played the role of Princess Mother.

She played the role of Mahalia Jackson in the movie Selma. Her mother’s movies include The Tale of Four, Twice Bitten, and B-Boy Blues. Her upcoming movies are Spinning Gold and Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.

In 2020, she played the role of Patti LaBelle in her first television series American Soul. In 2021, she played the role of Angela in the series Pose in the episode Take Me to Church.

Ledisi starred in her first Hallmark movie All Saints Christmas in 2022. She played the role of Lisette. The story is about Lisette, a popular singer who is getting ready to travel home for Christmas. The media mistakes a photo of her with her ex-boyfriend as an engagement announcement. So her family insists that her ex-boyfriend join her on the trip.

Ledisi Young Hallmark Movies

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Casts
November 06, 2022 All Saints Christmas (CtC) Ledisi and Roger Cross
Ledisi Young Biography

Ledisi Young Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & Hallmark Movies)

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