Loni Love is a two-time EMMY, two-time NAACP Image & three-time Gracie Award-winning host, comedian, actress, author, and philanthropist.
A talk show host known for her dynamic ability to provide in-depth meaningful conversation with a hint of levity. She has interviewed top A-List entertainers such as Vice President Kamala Harris, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Idris Elba, Melissa McCarthy, Jennifer Lopez, Tracee Ellis Ross and more.
Loni is the Executive Producer of Little Women Unfiltered: Atlanta- an after show for Little Women: Atlanta, season six on Lifetime. Loni was also the host of the highly rated post Salt-N-Peppa movie interview with the real legendary artists on Lifetime. She is also the new first new narrator for the 13th season of Bridezillas on WETV. In addition, she also co-Executive Produced the Telly Award-winning “Saluting Our Culture” series dedicated to honoring different women, men, and organizations across the United States.
Loni is one of the co-hosts of the GRACIE Award-winning weekend radio show Café Mocha. She has interviewed a variety of guests such as President Obama and superstars like John Legend, Tyler Perry, Jam & Terry among many others. Café Mocha is the only nationally syndicated show of its kind created by women of color. The show is broadcast on over 40 stations including SiriusXM Channel 141.
In 2020 and 2021, Loni served as the solo host for the Daytime Emmys Children’s, Lifestyle and Animations Award Ceremony. Loni has appeared in a myriad of movies including Mother’s Day, the successful Paul Bart Mall Cop 2 opposite Kevin James, Soul Plane with Kevin Hart, the Bad Ass franchise with Danny Glover and Danny Trejo and Adopt A Highway alongside Ethan Hawke.
The busy Ms. Love is a proud ally for the LGBTQ+ community, she holds the 2022 WOWIE award for Best Queen Comedian. Love has been seen as a contestant on RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race, appeared as a recurring guest judge for Season 13 and 14 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and served as keynote speaker for Vision Cathedral’s Convention advocating inclusion for all. She was a proud representative for the 2022 West Hollywood Pride Parade for Project Angel Food. She is now the cohost of Squirrel Friends, the official RuPaul Drag Race podcast Co-
produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, iHeartRadio – the No. 1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac – and Emmy-winning media company World of Wonder.
Loni is the subject of the documentary “Being Loni Love”, which traces her life story from her early days as a latchkey daughter growing up in Detroit’s Brewster- Douglas housing projects to national stand-up comedienne and successful
host/actress. Author (“Love Him or Leave Him but Don’t Get Stuck with the Tab” came out in 2013), stand up comedienne, theatre actor, film star, television host, roving reporter and part time aunt – Loni Love has no plans to slow down.
From 2015-2022, Loni was the cohost for the Nationally Syndicated Daytime Talk show, “The Real “on FOX. In addition, from 2020-2022, she was the cohost for E! Daily Pop and guest cohost for E! Nightly Pop. In 2019, she became the first female host on the mainstage of the Essence Music Festival in the Superdome in New Orleans. For a lifelong road comic this was Loni’s largest audience of 50,000. In 2020, she also hosted the first-ever virtual Essence festival celebrating the magazine’s 50th anniversary.
A philanthropist, Loni is an ambassador for Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote, NAACP, LA Mission, Dress for Success, Reach Higher, LA Regional Food Bank, Project Angel Food, Girl Scouts and the UNCF to name a few. She is a proud Detroiter and is a frequent speaker for organizations in her hometown. Loni was requested to give opening remarks for VP Harris in the organization Made To Save 2021 vaccine pop up event in Detroit. Loni also had a special moment as the 2020 commencement speaker for her high school alma mater, Cass Tech.
Loni believes in the power of education and is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Due to her work as alumni of PVAMU and
constantly using her platform to promote HBCUs, Loni was awarded the rare honor of the Presidential Medal from PVAMU. She has been a longtime champion of women in STEM.
Loni’s second book, “I Tried To Change So You Don’t Have To: True Life Lessons debuted in June 2020 and received a glowing review from the New York Times. The book is an inspiring, hilarious memoir about learning to resist the pressures of conformity, love yourself for who you are, embrace your flaws, and unlock your true potential available. It is now available at www.LoniLoveBook.com