Kimberly Elise Bio


Kimberly Elise is one of the acclaimed African-American actresses. She is renowned for her movie, Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Kimberly is currently not in a relationship.

Relationship Statistics of Kimberly Elise

What is Kimberly Elise marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Kimberly Elise have ? (name):Two(Ajableu Arial Oldham and Butterfly Rose Oldham)
Is Kimberly Elise having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kimberly Elise lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Kimberly Elise is currently single as confirmed by herself.

Previously, she was married to Maurice Oldham in 2005. They were married in 1989. They were blessed with two daughters, Ajableu Arial Oldham born on June 25, 1990, and Butterfly Rose Oldham, born on October 19, 1998.

After living together for sixteen years as husband and wife they decided to separate their ways and divorce.

Later in 2007, Maurice died because of a massive blood clot.

Kimberly was also in a relationship with Shemar Moore from 2004 to 2005.

Who is Kimberly Elise?

Kimberly Elise is an American film and television actress. She is widely known for her role in Diary of a Mad Black Women, Almost Christmas, John Q, Set It Off and Beloved.

Currently, she is staring in an American sports drama television series Hit the Floor. And she is set to appear in the movies HeadShop and Ad Astra.

Kimberly Elise: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Kimberly Elise Trammel was born on April 17, 1967, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S. to Erma Jean Johnson Trammel, mother, and Marvin Trammel, father.

Kimberly Elise
Caption: Kimberly Elise and James LaRosa (Source: Zimbio)

His father was a business person and her mother was a teacher. Also, she has three siblings: two twin elder brothers and a younger sister.

Talking about Kimberly’s childhood, she has not shared many of her childhood memories and experiences with us until now.

Kimberly Elise: Education

As regards Kimberly’s academic qualifications, she holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Minnesota.

Also, she studied at Minneapolis Community College about filmmaking. Furthermore, she attended the American Film Institute for the director program.

Kimberly Elise: Early Professional Life, Career

Kimberly Elise started her professional career as an actress. And, her debut movie was Set if Off in 1996. This made her quickly famous and she was able to gain lots of fans.

During Kimberly’s long professional career, she has made great progress and has increased the quality of her act in every next movie.

After the promising debut her cast in the movies including, Beloved, Bojangles, John Q, Woman Thou Arts Loosed, The Manchurian Candidates, Diary of a Mad Black Women, and For Colored Girls gave her enormous fame. In addition, she received many awards for these movies.

She portrayed a variety of roles in her movie appearances. Her role of abused women in Woman Thou Art Loosed is her most notable one. In addition, her For Colored Girls role was acclaimed by negative and positive criticisms.

Along with her movie career, her career as a television actress has high success. Among her many television casts, her role in Soul Food and Close to Home has increased her fame much higher. In addition, she has made guest appearances in Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practices, Hawthorne, and many others.

Currently, she can be seen as a cast of Hit the Floor, an American sports drama television series. Furthermore, she can be seen in the upcoming movies HeadShop and As Astra.

Kimberly Elise: Achievements, Awards

As a result of Kimberly’s successful career, she has been able to receive a number of awards.

The first award that she received was CableACE Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1997 for her role in The Ditchdigger’s Daughter. Following this, her next movie Beloved got her Chicago Film Critics Association Award and Satellite Award in 1999.

In addition, she has NAACP Image Award in 2011, 2010, 2007, and 2006. Also, she has the Black Movie Award, Black Reel Award, African- American Films Critics Association award, and several others.

Salary, Net Worth

Kimberly has a handful of wealth under her name after experiencing a long and successful professional career. She has a net worth of about $2 million.

Kimberly Elise’s Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there is a rumor floating around about Kimberly starting her new married life. However, trusted sources are yet to confirm this rumor. In addition, there was a false rumor in the past about her death.

However, there are not any major controversial topics relating to Kimberly.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Kimberly Elise is 5 feet 7 inches tall and good looking woman. Also, she weighs about 56 Kg. Furthermore, she has black hair and brown eyes. However, many other details regarding her body measurements are currently missing.

Social Media Profile

Kimberly is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has more than 2.3M followers on Facebook. In addition, she has over 101K followers on Twitter and more than 312K followers on Instagram.


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