Erika Alexander Biography

(Actress)

Erika Alexander is an American actress, writer, producer, entrepreneur. Erika is currently divorced.

Relationship Facts of Erika Alexander

  • Erika Alexander is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Erika Alexander?

Erika Alexander is currently divorced.

Previously, she was married to Tony Puryear on September 27, 1997. Her ex-husband, Tony is an artist/screenwriter.

However, the couple divorced in 2017 citing irrecoverable differences. The ex-couple did not have any children.

Who is Erika Alexander?

Erika Alexander is eminent for her role in the NBC sitcom ‘The Cosby Show as Pam Tucker and also for her role as strong-willed attorney Maxine Shaw on the Fox sitcom ‘Living Single’.

As an active actress, she has accomplished NAACP Award twice in years 1996 and 1998 for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.

Color Farm Media, is an entertainment, innovation, and social impact company, she co-founded with Ben Arnon.

Color Farm Media published the critically praised documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble in 2020, which focused on Civil Rights leader John Lewis.

Erika Alexander: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Erika Alexander was born to Shaun Alexander and Sammie Alexander as Erika Rose Alexander in Winslow, Arizona, the United States of America on 19 November 1969. Her nationality is American and his ethnicity is African.

As her mother was a school teacher and an author. Being a responsible US citizen, she is active in politics supporting the Clinton family as she campaigned for Hillary Clinton and also toured with Chelsea Clinton during the 2008 Democratic Primary.

Education, School/College University

Erika went to Philadelphia High School. There she graduated high school and later, she also joined Philadelphia Freedom Theatre to gain pragmatic knowledge about acting and also to know the ins and outs of the Film Industry.

Erika Alexander: Professional Life, Career, Awards

The initial phase of Erika’s Career was her appearance in the NBC Sitcom The Cosby Show’ which made her memorable from her very first work.

After starring in Civil Right Epic ‘The Long Walk home’ with Whoopi Goldberg in 1990, she got a great landing with a five-year role as an acid-tongued attorney ‘Max’ Shaw on the fox Sitcom ‘Living Single.

To give continuity to her great acting career, she played other Sitcoms and series such as, ‘Going to Extremes’, ‘Street Time’, ‘Adaption of The Mahabharata’, ‘Mama’s Flora Family’ and many others.

In addition to being a co-author and co-writer of ‘Concrete Park’, a science fiction graphic novel, she also gave her voice to ‘The Bible Experience’.

In 2009, she played the role of detective Lynne Henderson requesting BAU’s help in investigating a serial killer in Buffalo, New York in a series ‘Criminal Minds’ season 4 episode ‘The Big Wheel’.

Currently, in 2013, she appeared season 7, episode 13 of the TV series ‘House M.D’ playing the role of Ms. Fields. Because of her role in ‘Living Single’, she received the NAACP Award twice in the years 1996 and 1998 for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.

Eric Villency: Salary and Net Worth

She has a net worth of $3 million as of 2022, but her salary is not revealed yet.

Erika Alexander: Rumors and Controversy

Critics guessed Erika to be divorced when she was found alone in the street.

According to the fans out there, she was alone in a black sweater returning back from collecting the emails which made all the viewers guess that she is divorced.

Nobody knows about this news is true or false and, it is not even confirmed by Erika, herself.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Erika has a height of 5 feet 5 inches. Her body weighs 55kg. She has black hair.
Also, her eyes are black in color. Besides these, her body measurements are 34-26-36 Inches.

Social Media

Erika is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

She has more than 328k followers on Facebook, 363k followers on Instagram, and 36.7k followers on Twitter.

 

Also know more about the early life, career, net worth, relationships, and controversies of other actresses including Joanna ZanellaStevie RyanAlexandra LenasAmy Wesson, and Angela Lindvall.

FAQs

Is Erika Alexander in Black Lightning?

  • She joined the show in its sophomore season.

What college did Erika Alexander attend?

  • She went to Philadelphia High School For Girls.