LaToya Tonodeo’s parents: Ronald and LaTonya Tonodeo

Power Book II: Ghost has one of the most beautiful casts on television and among them is LaToya Tonodeo – who plays Diana Tejada. This actress inherited her black and Hispanic roots from her parents and they even have mixed roots.

So who are LaToya Tonodeo’s parents? Read on to find out.

Who are LaToya Tonodeo’s parents?

LaToya Tonodeo was born to her parents, Ronald and LaTonya Tonodeo. They both have a sense of humor and often joke with each other.

Back in August 2009, LaToya even took to Twitter to share one of her dad’s antics, “My dad is a jerk. Laugh. Me: Mom, wake up so I can take you out. Dad: Wake up! Toys want to go out and play. Me: Stop playing games with her. Dad: Now take her away so I don’t have2.

LaToya made her television debut in the 2009 film Becoming Pony Boi and since then she has starred in more than 10 films and television shows. To name a few of them are – Power Book II: Ghost (2022), Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz (2021), The Oath (2019), The Head Thieves (2018), The Fosters (2018) and Dutch Hollow (2015) .

In 2023, she was with her fiancé Arlen Escarpeta.

News of their engagement first came to light after the actress posted an IG story video on December 31, 2021, where she showed off a beautiful sparkler while driving car. So this means they have been together for over 9 years. Sadly, we don’t know when the duo plans to get married. But if they do, it will be Latoya’s first wedding and Arlen’s second. That’s right, Arlen previously walked with actress and producer Benita Nall in 2011. The couple broke up within a year.

Meet LaTonya, Mother LaToya Tonodeo

LaTonya Tonodeo is her first name. She is the mother of Power Book II: Ghost Star.

According to her LinkedIn, she worked in the “IT DEPARTMENT” at No-Nae Entertainment. This could mean that LaTonya is an all-rounder who can complete any given job by hook or by crook. But LaTonya studied Accounting & Finance at Los Angeles Harbor College after graduating from Phineas Banning High School. So she might as well be the fiance.

When LaTonya isn’t working, she enjoys traveling and cooking (especially enchiladas).

Regarding one of her favorite memories in life, LaTonya said it was her birthday (which was on February 22) in 2015. She even took to her FB to get the names of “very special people ” helped her plan the best birthday party ever. They are “Toya Toy, Arlen Escarpeta, GReen

Find LaTonya on Facebook @latonya.tonodeo and @latonya.tonodeo.3.

In addition to her mother, the Power Book II: Ghost actor was also very close to her grandmother, who passed away on July 10, 2018. To honor her memory, LaTonya took to her IG to write: “She was and always a blessing for me. I love her so much! Of course, this seems unrealistic, but I would never question God. Her beautiful soul will live with me forever. My guardian angel. You can rest in peace. Love you 😘👯‍♀️💜😘 Please pray for us.”

She also added the verse from John 14:1-3 KJV “Let not your hearts be troubled…” to honor her grandmother.

Meet Ronald Tonodeo, Father LaToya Tonodeo

Ronald Tonodeo is LaToya Tonodeo’s funny father. “I texted my dad, ‘I love you, dad. You are the bomb” he replied “I love you more. You are a bigger bomb” LOL,” Ronald shared one of their conversations.

But Ronald is not only funny but also “cool, laid back and calm. With his Ice Cube look,” LaToya said.

On Father’s Day, the actor took to her Twitter to write: “Happy Father’s Day to all the Fathers and Mothers who play both roles. God bless>”

Born: July 4, 1984, Ronald works at Papermill Enterprise LLC. Sadly, the company has now dissolved.

Riddle: Ronald’s mother, Doris Tonodeo, passed away a long time ago.

Related FAQs

  • Are LaToya Tonodeo’s parents still married?

Well, last we checked, LaToya’s parents were still married. In fact, the two have been married for three decades (their 30th wedding anniversary was on February 17, 2014).

It is known that the couple dated for 4 years before getting married.

So having gone this far, LaToya’s parents became a symbol of love for their daughter. “I am so grateful to have both parents in my life…married forever. It was great for my parents and my mom, they were so good to me,” LaToya said.

  • How many children do LaToya Tonodeo’s parents have?

LaToya’s parents have two children – LaToya and Ronald Tonodeo (aka Tonodeo).

Their son Ronald was born in April 1988 and is 9 years older than his sister. However, despite the age difference, the two are still very close. So close that LaToya calls himself a twin. “I just had the BEST time with my brother. I LOVE HIM SO MUCH I CAN’T EXPLAIN IT!!!!!! He is the BEST!!! My twin,” she wrote.

Additionally, she once tweeted about him, “Oh my brother had my car…I just got it back and he picked it up with the new CDs. I’m rolling!!!!!!”

  • Where are LaToya Tonodeo’s parents?

LaToya’s parents reside in Los Angeles, California as of 2023.

  • What is the ethnicity of LaTonya Tonodeo’s parents?

LaTonya’s parents are of mixed descent. They passed on their Black and Hispanic roots to their daughter.

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