The Real’s Loni Love Gets Candid About Her Path to Success: ‘This Is My American Story’
You may recognize Loni Love as an Emmy-winning co-host of The Real, a daytime talk program led by women of color. Perhaps you’re a fan of her comedy work, or recall her acting roles in kids show Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide or the star-studded film Mother’s Day. Maybe you listen to her on the nationally syndicated radio show Café Mocha, or were charmed by her turn on RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race. But do you know how she found fame, going from a little girl in the projects to a successful engineer and, finally, a star?
“A lot of people only know me from certain areas in my life, and a lot of people don’t know how hard it was to get where I am,” Love, 48, tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week’s issue, on stands Friday. “I didn’t know anybody in this industry. I wasn’t born with money or well-off parents. I want to show that this is a country where you can have humble beginnings and you can make it. This is my American story.”
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