The American model and actress Rochelle Aytes can be better recognized by her works on the small screen, especially by ABC’s Mistresses, which ended in 2016. Her other notable television shows include The Forgotten and Work It. Follow us as we reveal interesting facts about Aytes.
Rochelle Aytes Biography
Rochelle was born on 17 May 1976 in Harlem, New York. Details of her parents have been withheld from the media. Aytes developed an interest in acting at a young age. It may interest fans that Aytes is more than just a pretty face. She is a beauty with brains. After graduating from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, she went to the State University of New York at Purchase College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts.
Like most Hollywood acts, Rochelle started her show business as a model and appeared in commercials for brands such as L’Oreal, Mercedes-Benz, McDonald’s, and Coca-Cola. Her professional acting career officially began in 2000, when Aytes began playing small roles on television shows that appeared in episodes of The Outer Limits, Sex and the City, My Wife and Kids, ER, and many others.
She made her debut role in a feature film in 2004 in White Chicks, which was also to become her breakout role. She solidified her presence after playing the role of Lisa in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion. Aytes got her first regular serial role in The Forgotten, which only aired for one season. She had temporary recurring roles in Detroit 1-8-7 and Desperate Housewives before getting another temporary regular series role in Work It.
In 2013, Aytes played the role of Perri “Pebbles” Reid in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, a biopic about the TLC girl group. While she regularly played the role of Mistresses in her series, Aytes also appeared in Criminal Minds. In 2017 she appeared in an episode of Designated Survivor. Some of her recent films are My Favorite Five (2015) and Magic Camp (2018).
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Rochelle Aytes’s Net Worth
Aytes has had a successful career in the entertainment industry, enough to secure a place in the club of millionaires. Her net worth is estimated at over $3 million. To give something back to society, Aytes has engaged in a number of charitable activities.
Aytes has partnered with DonorSee, a philanthropic platform that tailors donor pledges to the specific needs of recipients and even shows donors how their money has made a difference in their lives. The actress has also contributed to the water supply of a rural area in Malawi by digging a well.
Rochelle Aytes Husband – CJ Lindsey
To the delight of many fans, Aytes is not a person who hides to the extreme what is going on in her personal life when she documents it on social media. In July 2015, fans were greeted with the news of her engagement to her longtime friend CJ Lindsey.
CJ proposed marriage to her while the two were on their way back to LA from their trip to Vancouver. As CJ himself revealed on his Instagram page, he knelt down in front of the “Proposal Rock” on the coast of Oregon and asked the question.
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It gives me such joy to share this news with my friends and family that yesterday I asked the most beautiful woman in the world to marry me and she said yes! I feel beyond blessed to be able to spend the rest of my life with you @rochelleaytes4real God is good! I got on one knee in front of Proposal rock on the Oregon coast,a moment I will never forget! #wegettingmarried #love #godisgood #proposalrock
Rochelle also went to Instagram to tell the fans the news. In the caption section, she revealed that she was introduced to Lindsey by her friend Kelly Stewart. “A special thanks [email protected] for initiating this association. You are a beautiful soul!! #grateful” wrote Aytes.
The couple also documented their wedding, which took place at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, New York, on August 28, 2016.
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I have to send special shout out and huge Thank You to one of my favorite people and DJ's! @djjonquick you truly ROCKED our party! As you can see from these pictures, people did not want to sit down! Lol @cj121075 and I thank you so much! #lindseyaytes82816 #djjonquick #djjonquickisdabomb
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Rochelle Aytes Feet, Eyes
One of Rochelle’s trademarks is her light brown eyes, which make her one of the few African Americans with one. Her eye color, described as amber, has seen her feature on many celebrity eye lists, including the 2011 Essence list.
Rochelle also has amazing feet that have earned nearly 5 stars on Wiki Feet, a website that boasts “the most comprehensive database of celebrity feet ever”. She wears shoe size 8.5 (US)