Armstead Edwards’ Biography: Age, Height, ex-wife, children, and net worth

Armstead Edwards
Armstead and his ex-wife Patti

Armstead Edwards is a talented American producer. He was famous for his production role in the TV special The Patti LaBelle Show. Edwards is known for being the ex-husband of an American singer, songwriter, and actress Patti LaBelle.

Patti LaBelle is known for her appearance in The Wonder Years and  A New Orleans Noel. She is also famous for her hit songs, including If Only You Knew, On My Own, and  Love, Need and Want You.  Patti LaBelle  and Armstead have one biological son named Zuri Kyle Edwards.

Summary about Armstead’s biography


  • Full name: Armstead Edwards
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 1 April 1942
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Age: 81 years old (as of 2023)
  • Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Current residence: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: African- American
  •  Religion: Christian
  • Sexuality: Straight

Physical statistics

  • Height in feet: 5’11’’
  • Height in centimetres: 180
  • Weight in pounds: 180
  • Weight in kilograms: 82
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Dark brown

Relationship and family

  • Marital status: Divorced
  • Ex-wife: Patricia Louise Holt
  • Children: Zuri Kyle, Stanley, Dodd, William, Stayce Holte

Career and net worth

  • Profession: Former high school vice-principal, producer
  • Net worth: $1.2 million

Armstead Edwards biography

Armstead and Patti LaBelle

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. The American national has not shared much information regarding his family. He currently resides in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States.

How old is Armstead Edwards?

The American celebrity is 81 years old as of 2023. He was born on 1 April 1942, meaning he celebrates his birthday on 1 April yearly. Armstead Edwards’ zodiac sign is Aries.

Professional career

Edwards is a well-known producer. He is the executive producer of Out All Night and TV special The Patti LaBelle Show. Moreover, he appeared as himself in the TV series Journeys in Black. The American national was also a  high school vice principal and has also served as Patti LaBelle’s manager.

 Armstead Edwards net worth

Armstead’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million. His primary source of income is from his career as a former high school principal and producer. He also acquired some wealth from his career as Patti LaBelle’s manager.

Is Armstead Edwards dating?

Edwards has kept his marital status under wraps after his divorce from Patti LaBelle. Patti is established actress known for her roles in various movies and TV shows,  including The Wonder Years (2023),  A New Orleans Noel (2022), and A Family Christmas Gift (2019).

Patti Labelle and Armstead Edwards tied the knot on 23 July 1969 in Maryland. After 32 years of marriage, they announced their divorce in 2000 and later finalised their divorce in 2003. In an interview with Oprah, the American singer stated they never fought in all their years of marriage.

I never hated him. He never hated me, We just couldn’t live together—not because of physical fights or anything. We never fought, thank God, in 32 years. We got along even when we didn’t get along! But then we realized that we had to leave each other.

Armstead Edwards children

Zuri Kyle Edward and Patti Labelle

Armstead and Patti LaBelle have one biological child, Zuri Kyle Edwards. He was born on 17 July 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is 50 years old as of 2023. Zuri is the manager of his mother’s business. The celebrity kid is married to Lona Azami, and they have three kids: Gia, Leyla and Zuri Jr.

The ex-couple also adopted two sons, Stanley and Dodd Stocker-Edwards, of their deceased neighbour. Dodd works at PUMP DOG Performance Apparel in Philadelphia, while Stanley is a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

Stanley dated Michelle Obama briefly while in college, as revealed by Michelle in her book Michelle Obama: A Life. Furthermore, Patti Labelle and Armstead have two more adopted children, William and Stayce Holte, the orphaned sons of Patti’s sister Jacqueline Holte, who died in 1989.

Armstead Edwards height

He is 5 feet 11 inches or 180 centimetres tall. The former school vice principal weight is estimated to be 180 pounds or 82 kilograms. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Where is Armstead Edwards now?

He lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States.

Frequently asked questions

Who is Armstead Edwards?

He is a renowned American producer and former high school vice principal. He is known for his production role in the TV special The Patti LaBelle Show.

Who is Patti LaBelle?

Patti LaBelle is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is famous for her hit songs Lady Marmalade and If Only You Knew. Patti was Armstead Edwards’ wife between 1969 and 2003.

How old is Patti LaBelle’s ex-husband?

He is 81 years old as of 2023. He was born in April 1942.

How tall is Armstead Edwards?

He is 5 feet 11 inches or 180 centimetres tall.

Is Armstead Edwards still alive?

Yes. The producer is still alive and resides in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, USA.

Armstead’s net worth?

Edwards’ net worth is alleged to be $1.2 million.

When is Armstead Edwards’ birthday?

Armstead celebrates his birthday on 1 April every year.

How many grandkids does Patti LaBelle have?

Patti Labelle has three grandkids. They are Gia, Leyla and Zuri Jr.


Armstead Edwards is the ex-husband of American singer and actress Patti LaBelle. The ex-couple has one biological son, Zuri Kyle Edwards, and four adopted sons: Stanley, Dodd, William and Stayce Holte. Labelle and Armstead married in July 1969 but divorced in 2003 after being together for over 32 years.

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