Robert DeLeon was a producer and managing editor of Jet magazine. He was known to be the husband of a famous Hollywood actress, singer, model, and activist, Diahann Carroll.
Robert DeLeon was born on Saturday, October 14, 1950 (age: 26 years, at the time of death) in California, United States.
Prior to being married to Diahann Carroll, he was already married and had a child from her previous marriage. On May 25, 1975, he got married to Diahann Carroll.
In 1977, at the age of 26, he died in a car crash.
- His second wife, Diahann Carroll married four times in her life.
- DeLeon met Diahann Carroll for the first time when he was assigned to cover a story on Carroll’ 1975 Oscar nomination for the film, ‘Claudine.’
- According to some sources, he committed suicide. He was running a fast life after marrying Carroll. Her wife, Carroll wanted him to work in films, but he did not want to do so. He could not bear the pressure, which had led him to commit suicide. EBONY
- Diahann Carroll died on October 4, 2019, at the age of 84.