Born: June 25, 1979
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, NY
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Career and Life
Alani Nicole "La La" Anthony (née Vázquez) is an American television personality, New York Times best-selling author, businesswoman, producer and actress. In the early 2000s, La La came to prominence as an MTV VJ on Total Request Live. She was the host of the VH1 reality television reunion shows Flavor of Love, I Love New York, For the Love of Ray J, and Real Chance of Love, and was a dean on Charm School with Ricki Lake.
Anthony ventured into acting; her subsequent film roles include Two Can Play That Game (2001), You Got Served (2004), Think Like a Man (2012), Think Like a Man 2 (2014), November Rule (2015) and Destined (2015). After guest roles in several television shows, Anthony can be seen in the Starz original drama series Power, executive produced by 50 Cent and starring Omari Hardwick and Naturi Naughton. Anthony has also starred in the American reality television series La La's Full Court Wedding and La La's Full Court Life. She married NBA player Carmelo Anthony in 2010.
On Christmas Day 2004, Lala became engaged to basketball player Carmelo Anthony. Their son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, was born on March 7, 2007. They were married by Michael Eric Dyson on July 10, 2010, at Cipriani's in New York before 320 guests. The ceremony was filmed by VH1 and aired as part of a reality series on the couple, titled La La's Full Court Wedding. The couple's life together is chronicled on their continuation series, La La's Full Court Life.
In April 2017, Anthony filed for separation from her husband after he was publicly accused of impregnating a woman employed at a gentlemen's club. However, in a June 2017 interview on The Wendy Williams Show, Anthony said that she and Carmelo are not officially divorcing at the moment. As of January 2019 she and Carmelo were back together again.