Lulu Roman Biography
Lulu Roman (full name – Bertha Louise Hable) is an American Comedian, Author, and Singer, famous for appearing on “Hee Haw” (1969), a comedy-music show, as a regular. She is also known for her Christian and Country music.
Lulu Roman Age
Roman was born on May 6, 1946, in Dallas, Texas, United States. She is therefore 77 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of May every year.
Lulu Roman Height
Roman stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 5 inches.
Lulu Roman Family | Education
Roman was born in a home for unwed mothers. She grew up in Buckner Orphan’s Home. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Roman has any siblings. When coming to her education, Roman is a proud 1964 alumnus of W. W. Samuell High School in Dallas, Texas.
Lulu Roman Husband
Many online sources say that Roman is single as of July 2023. However, there have been rumors about Lulu’s dating life during the time she was struggling with drug addiction. According to these rumors, it is said that she had relationships with several men.
Lulu Roman Ex-Husbands
Roman is notably known to be in two marriages that did not work out well; with Gary M. Toman and Woody Smith.
a). With Gary M. Toman
Roman and Gary tied the knot on July 2, 1975, and their marriage lasted for about 2 to 3 years. Roman has however not shared the specific details of what caused her divorce from Gary. However, many of her fans believe that the reason might be Gary’s alcohol abuse. They think Lulu couldn’t handle it and decided to end their relationship. It’s important to respect Lulu’s privacy and not jump to conclusions without knowing the full story.
b). With Woody Smith
Roman with Woody (a hairdresser) tied the knot on February 14, 1988. They had met the previous year, and she didn’t plan to be in marriage again after her divorce from Gary M. Toman. She decided to marry Woody just because she got pregnant with him. However, their marriage did not work well, and they eventually divorced. The reason for their divorce was that Woody came out, apparently, as gay.
Lulu Roman Children
Roman and her ex-husband, Woody Smith, were blessed with 2 sons, Damon Eric (firstborn) and Justin Collin. Damon was born only 2 months after Roman and Woody got into marriage.
Lulu Roman Net Worth
Roman has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Comedian, Author, and Singer.
Lulu Roman Weight Loss / Illness
Many people remember Roman from the show “Hee Haw” as a woman who was overweight. She faced difficult times because her weight affected her life, and people didn’t treat her well because of it. Roman tried to take her own life three or four times due to these challenges. She was born having thyroid dysfunction, a thyroid disease.
However, things started to change when Roman decided to make a positive change. She weighed around 360 lbs (163 kgs) and realized it was time to take control of her health. Roman started following a strict diet to lose weight and for sure, she lost about 200 pounds! Then, in the year 2004, she had a medical procedure called laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding to help with her weight loss journey.
Unfortunately, after the procedure, she experienced complications, and an infection spread in her body. Doctors had to fix this issue, and Roman had to undergo another operation in November 2005 to address the problem. Despite these difficulties, Roman’s determination to improve her health and well-being was evident.
Is Lulu Roman Still Alive?
Yes, Roman is alive and kicking.
Lulu Roman Hee Haw | Drugs
Roman is famous for starring in “Hee Haw”, a comedy-music show. While she was on the show, she struggled with drug addiction, and because of this, she had to take a break from the show for a few seasons in the middle of its long run. However, she decided to make positive changes in her life. She stopped using drugs and embraced Christianity. After that, she started singing.
Lulu Roman Songs
Roman started her singing career by singing Southern Gospel music. Even though she didn’t have formal singing training, she recorded a number of albums. In the year 1999, Roman was honored to become an inductee in the Country Gospel Music Hall of Fame, alongside other talented artists like Jody Miller, Barbara Mandrell, Andy Griffith, David L. Cook, Loretta Lynn, Gary S. Paxton, and Jimmy Snow.
To date, she still performs stand-up comedy and does music performances, and she also enjoys working with an organization that helps children develop, called Compassion International. In the year 2010, her project called “Seven Times” reached the #2 position on the Cash Box chart.
On January 15, 2013, Roman released “At Last”, an album of musical standards. The album was produced by Larry Ferguson and Chris Barnes for Homesick Entertainment and included duets with George Jones, T. Graham Brown, Dolly Parton, and Linda Davis.
Some of Roman’s songs include;
- In My Life
- Orphan Girl
- At Last
- Best Friend
- Do You Know How to Fly
- How Great Thou Art
- Amazing Grace
- Giver of the Light
- You Needed Me
Lulu Roman Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook and Twitter. She has over 16K followers on Facebook and over 200 followers on Twitter.