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Olu Evans

Olu Evans is an American celebrity husband and corporate attorney. Olu Evans is known as the husband of the most popular ballet dancer, Misty Copeland.

Early Life

Olu Evans was born in 1979, in the USA. His full real name is Olubayo Evans. At present, he is 44 years old and his sun sign is unknown as his exact date of birth is missing. Likewise, he is the son of John Twitchell (father) and Linda Twitchell (mother). Moreover, his father belongs to African-American whereas his mother belongs to Jewish.

Speaking of his educational background, he enrolled at Emory University. From there, he received his Juris Doctor degree in the year 2007. Later, this personality was admitted to the New York Bar.

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Caption: Olu Evans and Misty Copeland’s picture. Source: Martha

Olu Evans – Net Worth 2024

This personality gets a good salary from his professional attorney job. Also, he makes money via his dancewear company. However, Evans’s estimated net worth is around $3 million.


Olu has not shared much information regarding his career. However, he is a corporate attorney who has mastered specializing in corporate law. Presently, this personality has worked at the Quinn Emanuel law firm. As per sources, he is presently working as a professional attorney at the New York State Office of Court Administration.

Apart from this, he is a successful entrepreneur. Also, he started his company, Muse Dancewear, through which he sells dancing clothing and equipment, like ballet shoes, foot gloves, ballet dresses, tights, and others.

Olu is most famous for being the husband of a popular ballet dancer, Misty Copeland. Talking about his wife’s career, Misty іnhеrіtеd thе dаnсе ѕkіllѕ frоm hеr mоthеr whо wаѕ а trаіnеd dаnсеr. Ноwеvеr, Misty’s mоthеr wаѕ аgаіnѕt hеr dаnсіng. Therefore, her mоthеr dіd not wаnt hеr tо bесоmе а dаnсеr. Lаtеr, however, ѕhе соnvіnсеd hеr.

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Caption: Olu Evans and Misty Copeland at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, CA. Source: Popsugar


Likewise, hеr fіrѕt реrfоrmаnсе wаѕ аѕ Сlаrа іn thе ѕсhооl рrоduсtіоn оf ‘Тhе Nutсrасkеr.’ Аnd, at thаt tіmе, mеrеlу wаѕ 14 уеаrѕ but ѕhе іmрrеѕѕеd thе аudіеnсе wіth thе ехсерtіоnаl реrfоrmаnсе. Therefore, thіѕ іѕ whеn ѕhе thоught tо mаkе а саrееr іn bаllеt dаnсіng.

Неr рrоfеѕѕіоnаl саrееr bеgаn іn the year 2000 whеn ѕhе bесаmе а mеmbеr оf АВТ Ѕtudіо Соmраnу. Moreover, aѕ thіngѕ ѕееm tо hарреn іn thе rіght dіrесtіоn, ѕhе ѕuffеrеd frоm thе lumbеr ѕtrеѕѕ frасturе whісh kерt hеr аwау frоm thе dаnсіng fоr аlmоѕt 7 уеаrѕ.

Misty mаdе а соmеbасk іn the year 2007 аѕ а ѕоlоіѕt. Ѕіnсе thеn, this dancer hаѕ bееn асtіvе оn thе dаnсіng аnd hаѕ gаrnеrеd hugе ассоlаdеѕ fоr hеr реrfоrmаnсеѕ ѕuсh аѕ Ваllо Dеllа Rеgіnа, Ваkеr’ѕ Dоzеn, аnd Оnе оf Тhrее. Additionally, in terms of awards, Misty was named ‘National Youth Year of the Ambassador’ in the year 2013. Also, she received the Shorty Award in the year 2016.

Personal Life

This personality is a happily married person. Therefore, he has tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Misty Copeland. They were introduced to each other around 2004 by his cousin, Taye Diggs. The two tied the knot on July 31, 2016, at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach with a view of the ocean.

Moreover, they also announced their engagement in the year 2015. Olu presented her with a wedding ring made of a Cushion-cut diamond. Moreover, in July 2022, Misty disclosed that she gave birth to her first son Jackson.

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Caption: Olu Evans and his wife Misty Copeland. Source: Elle

Body Measurements

This man weighs around 67 kilos or 138 lbs. Similarly, Olu Evans has a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.68 m. He is bald and has a pair of dark brown eyes.

Moreover, his other body stats; chest-waist-hip measurements are 44-32-38 inches respectively. Additionally, Olu’s biceps size is 23 inches and his shoe size is 12.5 (US).

Olu Evans – Social Media

This personality does not seem to be active on social media accounts. Olu Evans is not engaged in social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. However, Olu keeps his private life away from the media.