True Blood Actress Rutina Wesley Confirms Engagement with Girlfriend Chef Shonda!
- Ex-Husband Jacob Fishel (m. 2005–2014)
- Lesbian Bisexual
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Hair Color Black
- Hair Long
- Weight 57 kg (126 lbs)
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 5½" (1.66 m)
- College University of Evansville
- High School Juilliard School
- Career 2005-present
- Net Worth $4 Million (Estimated)
- Dating/Affair Shonda (E. 2017-present)
- Fiancee Shonda (E. 2017-present)
- Date of Birth Dec 21, 1978
- Age 44 Years, 1 Months
- Engaged Date November 16, 2017
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Relationship Status Engaged
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Mother Cassandra Wesley
- Father Ivery Wheeler
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
- Birth Name Rutina Lynette Wesley
- Profession Actress
- Nationality American
'True Blood' alum Rutina Wesley confirms her escalated relationship with her girlfriend Chef Shonda!
The 38-year-old actress, who was recently seen making her appearance in 'Queen Sugar' of Oprah Winfrey Network, announced her engagement to New Orleans-based culinary guru, Chef Shonda, amid her Instagram followers over the weekend.
The actress took series of pictures to Instagram and created a gallery of their love story. Rutina began with a positive and motivational quote, included some snaps of the couple in the midway and finished the gallery with a dazzling diamond ring.
While the couple is yet to reveal about their budding love; the confirmation of their dating period is hard to tell in numbers for now. However, it's a fact that Shonda recently began to appear in the social media posts of the Las Vegas-born star.
On November 8, Rutina shared a happy couple picture from the moment, when they were together at the finale event of 'Queen Sugar.'
Rutina took another snap to her Instagram four days later, calling her lesbian partner, 'the sunshine of her life!'
Talking about the former romantic union of Rutina, she was previously married to 'Across the Sea' actor Jacob Fishel from 2005 to 2013. The duo's parted ways, after the actress filed for the divorce citing irreconcilable differences in August 2013.
Caption: A red carpet appearance of Rutina with her ex-husband in the NACCP Image Award on Feb 1, 2013.
Photo Credit: Daily Mail
As of now, Rutina starred Queen Sugar, which follows the lives and loves of estranged Bordelon, has recently finished airing on Oprah Winfrey Network.
Rutina is indeed an owner of three awards that she earned for her role as Tara Thornton in dark fantasy horror TV series 'True Blood.' The actress' further film and TV series credits include 'Hannibal,' 'Arrow,' 'The Perfect Guy,' 'Last Weekend,' '13 Sins', 'How She Move,' 'California Winter,' 'Numb3rs' and 'The Cleveland Show.'