Who is Luenell Campbell?
Luenell Campbell is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She is famous for her stellar performance in the 2006 hit mockumentary comedy film “Borat.”
Luenell Campbell was born on March 12, 1959, in Tollette Arkansas, US. However, her aunt raised her in Northern California. The comedian is 64 years old as of January 2023. Further detailed information about Luenell’s background is scarcely available in the media.
About Luenell Campbell’s parents
Luenell Campell’s parents are of African-American descent. According to reports, her mother’s brother killed her father while her mom was pregnant with her. After Luenell’s birth, her mother gave her up for adoption to a family member in California, as she already had seven children to care for. Sadly, Mama Luenell passed away in the mid-1990s. Further information about Luenell’s parents is not available in the media.
About Luenell Campbell’s siblings
Luenell Campbell reportedly has seven older siblings, but their details remain unknown. However, the comedian recently shared a picture of her look-alike older sister, Florine Crudup, on her Instagram page. Sadly, Luenell lost one of her sisters in the 1970s.
About Luenell Campbell’s marriage and husband
As of the time of publishing this article, Luenell Campbell is happily married, though she prefers to keep the identity of her husband under wraps. Meanwhile, Luenell was previously married to a man who worked at the Hollywood Athletic Club, reports say. Campbell told LA Daily News in 2009 that she and her ex-husband were homeless and resorted to sleeping in parking lots. Further details about their marriage and what led to their split remain unknown.
Luenell Campbell often refers to her current husband as “Mr. Rarely,” although she once disclosed his name as Ronnie. Despite Luenell’s privacy about Mr. Rarely’s identity, she never ceases to sing his praises and talk of his good deeds on her social media pages. She has also compared him to her ex-partners, claiming that her husband is the best she has ever been with. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Luenell and her current husband married in June 2001. The couple has been together for 22 years and counting, as of January 2024.
About Luenell Campbell’s husband – “Mr. Rarely“
The identity of Luenell Campbell’s husband remains unknown as of the time of writing this article. However, the actress has shared some personal details about “Mr. Rarely.” According to Campbell, her husband suffers from prostate cancer and COPD.
Although it is not clear how and when Luenell met her husband, they got married on June 18, 2001. According to the comic actress, she remains dedicated to taking care of her husband and their love remains strong despite his health challenges. She has described him as her rock and the best person on the planet. Luenell and her husband do not have kids together. However, the comedian has a daughter from her past relationship.
List of Luenell Campbell’s past relationships and boyfriends
Apart from her alleged ex-husband and current partner, Luenell Campbell hasn’t been romantically associated with anyone else.
Luenell Campbell’s kids
As of the time of writing this article, Luenell Campbell has one child, a daughter named Da’Nelle. Her father is Luenell’s former lover whose details are currently unavailable.
About Luenell Campbell’s daughter – Da’Nelle Campbell
Luenell’s only child was born on January 7, 1996, and she is currently 28 years old. Da’Nelle is a model and also a dancer. She is popular on Instagram for posting exotic dance videos. The celebrity kid is also an actress. She starred in the 2021 comedy movie “Coming 2 America” alongside her mother and Eddie Murphy.
Da’Nelle and Luenell made the headlines in March 2020 after the comedian shared a message on Instagram instructing Da’Nelle to stay away from her home. Luenell stated that she took this action because Da’Nelle refused to follow COVID-19 preventive measures. The comic actress also disclosed that she needed to protect herself and her ill husband.
Luenell shared on Instagram in March 2020:
“I have to make the best decision for me and my husband, who is already suffering from COPD.”
However, Luenell faced criticism for taking such strict actions against her child. Luenell would later apologize publicly for bringing her family issues online. But she insisted that Da’Nelle could only come home under certain strict conditions.