Who Is Ava Coleman? Daughter Of Debra L. Lee

by Mela Sat Mar 11 2023 Updated On Wed Jan 10 2024
Who Is Ava Coleman? Daughter Of Debra L. Lee

Ava Coleman is a writer for Abbott Elementary and Girls5eva.

She has a famous mother, Debra L. Lee, who is an American businesswoman and was the chairman and chief executive officer of Black Entertainment.

Her father is Randall Colemen. She had a brother, Quinn Coleman, who is no longer with us.

Ava Coleman and her brother.
Ava Coleman and her brother. Source: Instagram

Ava's Well-Known Mother Debra

Debra was born on August 8, 1954, in South Carolina. She spent her childhood in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

She is a brilliant woman who graduated with her bachelor's degree in political science from Brown University

She earned her master's degree in public policy from Harvard University and her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.

In March 1996, she became the president and CEO of BET by replacing former CEO Robert L. Johnson. Their company had $100 million in revenue. 

She has also done much good work, like supporting families, encouraging their dreams, presenting talent, and creating new shows. 

Ava Coleman with her mom, Debra L. Lee.
Ava Coleman with her mom, Debra L. Lee. Source: Instagram

She was also a director of Marriot and Revlon. And also a director of Washington Gas Light Company.

I am also on the board of directors of Twitter. She is also famous on social media. 

She has about 50k followers on Instagram.

Ava's Parents Married Life

Debra was married to Randall Colemen. The pair got married in 1985

The couple has two children, Ava Colemen and Quinn Colemen. However, their marriage didn't end well. 

The pair got divorced in 1987 and are now living separately.  

Ava Coleman's father.
Ava Coleman's father. Source: Instagram


She may be in her late 30s

Net Worth

As a writer and the daughter of a well-known businesswoman, she might be living a luxurious life. 

Her mother, Debra, has a net worth of about $30 Million. 

Ava Career Life

Ava's famous work is at Abbott Elementary.

She has named a character after her name, Ava Colemen. Ava(a character in Abbott Elementary) is the lead character.

Abbott Elementary is an American mockumentary sitcom television show that is quite famous and has gained popularity. 

Ava has played an inept principal at Abbott Elementary. Who is not a good principle but tries best to be one. 

Ava’s Brother's Unexpected Death

Ava had an older brother named Quinn Colemen(who passed away on August 16 at 31).

He was a passionate DJ and A&R executive. His death was unexpected and sudden.  

His family was devastated after his death and asked for some privacy and respect to grieve for him.

Debra Talked About Her Affair With Former CEO Bob Johnson

Debra revealed her affair with BET's former head, Bob Johnson, in her book Debra.

They both were married when they got into an affair. She speaks about how their relationship turned toxic, and Bob threatened her to be in a relationship with her. 

She says she worked for Bob for ten years before being in an affair. Bob was her mentor and was responsible for much of her success. 

They had a relationship while they were married. 

After their separation from their partners, they started to go places together, and people found out about their affair. 

And when their relationship got down and toxic. 

Debra wanted to break it up, but John said, if you're going to break, you can leave tomorrow. 

Her career and job were held over. But eventually, Bob left BET, and she became its CEO.  

She shared about how it was abusive and threatening for her.  

She wanted to share this with the world because it was always where men got the free pass, and women were left being judged.

She wanted to say to women that if you are in an uneven relationship, then it can turn out to be abusive. 

Debraa is a single woman now.

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