• Lela Loren (Lela Maria Loren Avellanada Sharp) was born in 1980 in Sacramento, California.
• She has acted since 2006, appearing in various television shows and movies such as “Power”, “The Shield”, “CSI: New York”, “Reign Over Me” and “The Hangover Part III”.
• She was rumoured to have a relationship with her “Power” co-star Omari Hardwick.
• Her net worth is reported to be over $2 million.
• She is a philanthropist and actively supports the 100Roofs Project.

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Date Of BirthMay 7, 1980
FactLoves to cook.

Who is Lela Loren?

Born Lela Maria Loren Avellanada Sharp on the 7th of May 1980, Loren is an American actress who became known through her role as Angela “Angie” Valdes in the hit show “Power.” She has also gained acclaim through appearing in various television shows, including “The Shield”, “CSI: New York”, and “Ghost Whisperer,” and in the movies “Reign Over Me” and “The Hangover Part III.”

Lela Loren’s Early Life

Born in Sacramento, California, Loren is the daughter of Peter Ashely Sharp, who is of European descent, and Antonia U. Avellaneda, of Mexican ancestry. She also has a brother named Daniel who is now a professional chef. With her various roots, she has also learned to speak several languages, including Spanish, Italian and English from a very young age. Otherwise there is no information about her early education, and if she has gone to college.

Lela Loren’s Career

Loren’s career started in 2006, when she had a small role in the movie “Between the Lines,” soon followed by several appearances in various television shows, including “Cold Case”, “CSI: Miami”, and “CSI: New York.” In 2007, Loren was able to get a small role in the film “Reign Over Me”, that was followed by an appearing in three episodes of the series “The Shield” playing the role of Nydia Hernandez. Her early years as an actress helped establish both her career and her net worth.

During the late 2000’s, Loren continued to appear in many other television series, including “The Unit”, “NCIS”, “Chuck”, and “Lost.” She also made an appearance in “The Mentalist”, “Covert Affairs”, and even had a main role in “H+: The Digital Series” which ran from 2012 to 2013. Meanwhile in movies, she made guest appearances in various films, including “The Reunion”, “Snitch”, and “The Hangover Part III.” Her various works in film and television helped in increasing her wealth.

Lela Loren’s Career Breakthrough

Loren finally got her big break in 2014 when she became part of the Starz network television series “Power, in the role of Angela Valdes, an Assistant US Attorney who became the love interest of the lead character James, also known as Ghost, played by Omar Hardwick, who was a former drug dealer trying to turn over a new leaf in life. The success of the show helped catapult her career, and also tremendously increased her net worth. Angela Valdez is now in the fifth season of the show.

Lela Loren’s Body Measurement

In terms of body measurement, Loren is 5ft 4ins (1.62 m.) tall, and reputedly weighs 122 lbs (55kgs). Her vital statistics are 36-25-36 inches and has dark brown hair and eyes. Her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 7.

Lela Loren’s Net Worth

As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Loren’s net worth is reported to be over $2 million, acquired from her years working as an actress in both television and film since 2006.

Lela Loren’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, Loren is currently single, and there is no information about her currently dating anyone. She also prefers to keep her personal life private, and not share much on her social media pages.

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Despite being single, Loren was rumoured to have a relationship with her “Power” co-star Omari Hardwick. Their on-screen chemistry somehow rumoured to be translated into real life, but the two denied the allegations and just cleared the air in their interviews that they are just co-workers and nothing more. Loren is also a philanthropist, actively supporting the 100Roofs Project, a group by Today, I’m Brave, which provides resources to help people from remote locations to build 100 roofs.

General Info

Full NameLela Loren
Date Of BirthMay 7, 1980
Height1.62 m


MoviesThe Hangover Part III, Snitch, The Reunion, Reign Over Me
TV ShowsPower

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1Her mother is Mexican.
2Has a brother, who is a chef.
3Loves to cook.
4Grew up in Sacramento, CA.




Power2014-2018TV SeriesAngela Valdes / Angie
Gang Related2014TV SeriesSilvia
The Hangover Part III2013Female Officer
Whisper of Fear2013TV MovieJane Cox
H+2012-2013TV SeriesFrancesca Rossi
Covert Affairs2012TV SeriesBlanca Gonzalez
The Reunion2011/IITheresa Trujillo
The Closer2011TV SeriesMaria Flores
The Mentalist2011TV SeriesNilda
Lost2010TV SeriesClaudia
Chuck2010TV SeriesElia
NCIS2009TV SeriesNCIS Special Agent Isabella Cortez.
The Unit2008TV SeriesCarina
Ghost Whisperer2007TV SeriesAnna Sanchez
The Shield2007TV SeriesNydia Hernandez
Reign Over Me2007Dental Hygienist
CSI: NY2006TV SeriesJo O'Keffe
CSI: Miami2006TV SeriesIsabella Mansera
Cold Case2006TV SeriesAna Castilla
Between the Lines2006/IYola (as Lela Sharp)


Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHerself
The Chew2015TV SeriesHerself
Xfinity Latino Entertainment Weekly2012TV SeriesHerself (2016)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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