Robert DeLeon is an American producer and magazine editor. Most probably he was recognized as the husband of a late fashion model, singer, and actress Diahann Carroll. She initially launched her career with DuMont TV program and appeared with a number of theatres plays like ‘Love Letters’ and ‘Agnes of God’. Additionally, the actress has gained notice from the program ‘The Diahann Carroll Show’.
Furthermore, she was a founding member of the celebrity action council. The organization worked with a volunteer group of celebrity women aiming to work with women rehabilitation and problems oriented with alcohol, drugs, or prostitution. Sadly, the actress diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997 despite leading a healthy lifestyle. Various news portals announced her demise on 4 October 2019 at the age of 84 in Los Angeles including BBC News.
Robert DeLeon: Bio, Family, Career
Carroll’s ex-husband was born on 14 October 1950 in California, the United States of America. The editor had always been secretive when it comes to sharing information on his personal life in his lifetime. Therefore, he has not discussed much about his personal details in the media though he came to prominence for his marriage with the actress.
Regarding his education, he had completed his education from a local high school in California. Later he graduated with a master’s degree in English literature from a reputed college. Thereafter, he worked as an editor of popular magazines including Jet in the 1970s. According to reports, he has also produced some programs in television as well.
Robert DeLeon: Personal Life, Wife, & Death
The late actress had made also been media attention for her relationships. The actress had married four times and was in a few relationships. Before marrying Robert, Diahann had already married twice and break off two affairs. Then age 39 Carroll married 24 age DeLeon on 25 May 1975 after knowing each other for some months. They met while he went on to cover the story on Carroll about her 1975 Oscar nomination for ‘Claudine’.
According to sources, the managing editor of Jet magazine was in a relationship prior to his marriage with the actress. He had a child whose identity not revealed in the media from his previous marriage. After that, Carroll moved to Chicago because of his job. But he later quit his job just to be with his wife and relocated to Oakland. However, the couple, unfortunately, had to separate in just two years of their marriage due to his demise. Further, he lost his life in a car crash after which she married to singer Vic Damone from 1987-1996.
Robert DeLeon: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He must have earned a considerable amount from his writing and editing career. However, it’s been over three decades that he died due t a vehicle crash. Therefore, there is no exact information on his earning or salary. Moreover, his earning must have an assumption of estimated net worth of above $100 thousand. On the other hand, late actress had a net worth estimated at around $20 million at the time of her demise. Further, he was killed at that time when there was no invention of today’s social media sites.
Robert DeLeon: Body Measurements
The editor had an average height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.76 meters and weighed around 73 kg. There is no information related to his slim body measurements in the media. He had black eyes as well as black hair color.