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Brely Evans Biography: Husband, Books, Age, Career


Brely Evans, who was born on December 9, 1972, in Oakland, California, and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a multi-talented American personality who has made a mark in various fields.

She’s an actress, singer, songwriter, producer, author, keynote speaker and comedian. Brely Evans has appeared in several films and is perhaps best known for her role in the prime-time soap opera Ambitions on the Oprah Winfrey Network in 2019.

Brely Evans Career

Brely Evans started her career as a model and later transitioned to acting. She became popular after appearing in the prime-time soap opera “Ambitions” on the Oprah Winfrey Network in 2019.

Her breakthrough role came in 2010 when she starred in the comedy-drama film “Just Wright” alongside Queen Latifah and Common. She then appeared in the romantic comedy “Sparkle” in 2012, and the drama “Being Mary Jane” from 2014 to 2015.

Some of Evans’ other notable film and television appearances include “Ambitions,” “Baskets,” “The Man in 3B,” “He’s Mine Not Yours,” “The Product of Me,” “Let’s Stay Together,” “Born Again Virgin,” and “The Marriage Tour.”

She also appeared in the musical film Sparkle in 2012. Her other film credits include He’s Mine Not Yours (2011), Suddenly Single (2012), Black Coffee (2014), The Man in 3B (2015), and a leading role in You Can’t Fight Christmas (2017).

On television, Brely Evans had recurring roles on BET’s drama series Being Mary Jane and TV One’s comedy series Born Again Virgin. In 2019, Evans landed two series regular roles, first as a female lead on the Bounce TV comedy series Last Call opposite Charles Malik Whitfield.

In 2020, Evans appeared in the second season of BET’s crime drama The Family Business and also starred in the Urban Movie Channel comedy-drama series For the Love of Jason and Terror Lake Drive.

Brely Evens Marriages & Husband

Brely Evans got married to Joe Eddings on August 8, 2016. The marriage ended after a year and six months.

During her interview on Dear Future Wifey podcast with Laterras R Whitfield in March 2023, Brely revealed that she was introduced to Joe Eddings and he was physically everything she prayed for. Sadly, she had to say no to someone she had said yes to. She used the parable of a barren Fig Tree in the Bible to paint a mental picture of her ex husband, Joe Eddings.

If you are not familiar with the fig tree story and the parable, the parable of the barren fig tree is a parable of Jesus recorded in the Gospel of Luke 13:6–9 where a vinekeeper holds out hope that a barren fig tree will bear fruit next year and was only disappointed. Mark 11:12–20 includes an account of Jesus cursing the fig tree after he was hungry and visited the fig tree with the hope of getting some fruits to eat just to find out that the fig tree is barren and for year it has only produced good looking leaves.

Barely said during the interview that though Joe looked physically perfect, he was not fruitful. She didn’t give much details as to the areas of Joe’s unfruitfulness , however, she mentioned debt, financial irresponsibility, laziness and not able to provide. When Laterras Whitfield asked her how she felt about it, Brely said she was disappointed.

She went further to talk about how they went out first week of the marriage and Joe didn’t have his wedding ring on. Another shocker according to her was finding out that Joe Eddings legal names was not what everyone was calling him including herself the wife , she said she found out it and was shocked.

Brely Evans and ex husband Joe Eddings in 2016

For those asking why Brely Evans divorced Joe Edding, these reasons explain it: Lies, pretense , debts, financial irresponsibility, laziness , verbal abuse, etc.

Brely Evans and Joe Eddings wedding photos

Brely Evens Charity Projects

Brely Evans is known for her philanthropic work and has supported various charitable causes over the years. In 2017, she hosted a charity event in Atlanta, Georgia, called “The Black Women’s Expo,” which raised funds for women’s health organizations.

She has been involved with organizations such as the American Heart Association, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the National Kidney Foundation. She has also been a supporter of programs that promote education and mentorship for young girls, such as the “Girls Who Rule the World” program.

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Brely Evans worked with organizations such as the Atlanta Community Food Bank and the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to provide assistance to individuals and families in need.

Brely Evans has been actively involved in supporting charitable causes and giving back to her community through her work and advocacy.

Brely Evens’s Books

Apart from acting, Brely Evans is also an accomplished author. She released her first book titled “Single Girl Summer” in 2013, which was a fiction novel about four friends who travel to Martha’s Vineyard to enjoy their summer.

See List of Book Written By Brely Evans

  • Single Gilr Summer
  • Don’t Date Down
  • THE ABCs of I Ams

Brely Evans Education

Brely Evans is a native of Oakland, California. she attended Oakland Technical High School.


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