Lonette Mckee is an actor, producer, music composer, songwriter, director, and screenwriter from the United States. She is well known for her portrayal of Sister Williams in the 1976 musical drama film ‘Sparkle.’
What is the Net Worth of Lonette Mckee?
Lonette Mckee must have made a good living in her professional life, but she hasn’t divulged her specific net worth, salary, or income.
Early Life and Education
She was born in Detroit, Michigan, on July 22, 1954. She is 64 years old right now. Lonnie McKee (African American bricklayer and auto company employee) is her father’s name, and Dorothy McKee is her mother’s name (European). Kathy Mckee is one of her three sisters, and she is the second of three daughters.
Lonette is an American citizen with African-American-European ancestry. When it comes to Lonette’s educational background, she studied film directing at The New School in New York and afterwards apprenticed under filmmaker Spike Lee. In Los Angeles, she also studied singing with Dini Clark and ballet with Sarah Taylor.
Professional Life and Career of Lonette Mckee
She began her career as a recording artist as a kid prodigy in Detroit. She began creating music/lyrics, playing keyboards, singing, and performing at the age of seven. In 1968, she released her first single, “Don’t Worry About It.”
Similarly, at the age of 15, she penned the title song for the film ‘Quadroon,’ and her sister, Katherine McKee, appeared in the video. After a few years, she made her big screen debut in the 1976 musical drama picture ‘Sparkle.’ She’s also written and produced three solo albums. In 1981, she made her Broadway debut in the musical ‘The First,’ in which she played Jackie Robinson’s wife Rachel. In 1983, she made history as the first African American to play Julie in the Houston Grand Opera’s version of Show Boat.
She is now working on plans to open a performance arts center in the New York tri-state area. She’s also producing and directing her first feature picture, ‘Dream Street,’ which she wrote and directed.
Awards and nominations
She was nominated for a Black Reel Award in the category Network/Cable-Best Supporting Actress for ‘Lift’ in 2003, an Image Award in the category Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for ‘As the World Turns’ in 1999, and an Image Award in the category Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Miniseries for ‘To Dance with Olivia’ in 1998.
Controversy/Scandal and Rumors
In both her personal and professional lives, she has managed to stay clear of rumors and controversies.
Body Measurement and Social media
Lonette Mckee’s hair and eyes are both black. However, additional details such as her height, weight, body measurement, shoe size, clothing size, and so on are unavailable.
Lonette Mckee appears to be inactive on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Quick Facts of Lonette Mckee
|Age:||67 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||July 22, 1954|
|Full Name:||Lonette Mckee|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|Profession:||Actress, producer, Songwriter, Composer, Director, Screenwriter|
|Father’s Name:||Lonnie McKee|
|Mother’s Name:||Dorothy McKee|
|Education:||The New School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|