Valarie Pettiford Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Children, Married Life

Valarie Pettiford is an actress, dancer, and jazz singer.  She is recognized for her portrayal of Big Dee Dee on the UPN sitcom Half and Half.

Furthermore, she has also got a Tony Award nomination in the Broadway production, Fosse. Let us reach know about the talented actress, Valarie Pettiford through her bio, which includes net worth, husband, children, and several many aspects of her career and life.

She is born in Flushing Queens, New York on July 8, 1960. Valarie Pettiford is of American nationality having a mixed ethnic background. She is the daughter of mother Blanch Pettiford and father Ralph Pettiford.

Image of Valarie Pettiford with her father Ralph Pettiford

Valarie Pettiford with her father, Ralph Pettiford

Besides her, she also has a siblings sister, Atonia Pettiford.  Both the sisters were raised and spend their early childhood days in Flushing Queens, New York. The profession and background of Valarie Pettiford have not been officially revealed. However, Half & Half actress, Valarie graduated her high school in 1978 from High School of Performing Arts.

During her time at the school, Valarie also had performed at the musical fantasy film,  The Wiz in 1998.

Valarie Pettiford Career, Work Highlight 

Valarie Pettiford began her professional career as a choreographer and dancer in the Broadway’s Bob Fosse Productions. She played a small role in the crime drama film,  The Cotton Club as a dancer.

Valarie made her small screen debut with the American crime series,  The Equalizer as Jackie. She went to work in several TV series such as Sabrina Teenage Witch,  The X Files, True Blood, etc. Valarie is currently is in the lead role in the British TV program, A Discovery of Witches and The Family Business.

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Valarie Pettiford from the British television program, A Discovery of Witches

Similarly, Valarie has also acted in several movies. Prominent among them are Glitter,  Stomp the Yard, Stars and several more.

Apart from her acting career, Valarie Pettiford is a magnificent singer in her own right.  She released a Jazz album titled, Hear from my Soul in 2005.

Valarie Pettiford Net Worth 

The talented and versatile woman Valarie Pettiford ‘s net worth is estimated to be at $1.5 million. She can earn such a net worth from her long and illustrious career as an actress, jazz singer, and dancer.

Image of Actor, Valarie Pettiford net worth and salary

Actor, Valarie Pettiford net worth is $1.5 million

However, an average salary American actors/actress earns is in the region of $ 50, 249 as an annual income. Moreover, their salary ranges from $19,000 t0 $220,000 . So we assume that Valarie Pettiford is earning somewhere in such a range. Now you know exactly how she makes up for such a large net worth.

Valarie Pettiford Married, Husband and Children

Moving towards her Valarie Pettiford ‘s married life, dating affairs, and children. She is married to her loving husband, Tony Radar. The couple tied their wedding knot in the year 1993. The blessed occasion took place at the Little Church of the West at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

Valarie Pettiford’s husband, Tony Radar is an American retired professional baseball player who played as a pitcher for Philadelphia Phillies. The married duo has been married for over 25 years now. Their love in all these years has not diminished. They are no signs of either of them getting divorced and separated shortly.

But there were rumors that Valarie Pettiford was having a romantic affair with Brian White on February 2007. She later denied the story. Going forward, Valerie and her husband do not have any children of their own.

Even after more than two decades of marital relationship, it is surprising they are a childless couple. The reason for them not having children remains a mystery.

Fun Facts of Valarie Pettiford 

  1. Valarie Pettiford was born on July 8. Hence her zodiac sign is Cancer.
  2. Known for her outstanding performances at UPN sitcom Half & Half, Valarie Pettiford, she began her big-screen career with the movie, The Wiz in the year 1978 where she performed as a chorus member.
  1. She was nominated for Image Award in the Outstanding Actress in Comedy series, Half & Half for three consecutive seasons ( 2004 to 2006).
Image of Valarie Pettiford height is 5 feet 7 inches

Valarie Pettiford height is 5 feet 7 inches.

  1.   Valarie Pettiford stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 54 kg. Furthermore, the beautiful actress has dark brown eyes and black hair.
  2. She is active on social media sites.  Her Instagram account has over 300 followers and  YouTube channel dedicated to her. She has 163 subscribers on her channel.

Valarie Pettiford Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Married, Husband

Full Name Valarie Pettiford
Age 59
Birthdate July 8, 1960
Birthplace Flushing Queens, New York, USA
Nationality American 
Ethnicity Mixed 
Profession  Actress, jazz singer and dancer 
Spouse Tony Rader 
Net Worth $1 .5 million 
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 54 kg 
Martial Status  Married 
Children  N/A 
Zodiac Cancer 
Social Media Instagram, YouTube 

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