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Kimberly Elise is a well-recognized American actress.
Kimberly Elise made her debut in 'Set It Off', a feature film released in 1996. She is well known for her role in the 2004 drama film 'Woman Thou Art Loosed'.
Besides, Kimberly Elise has appeared in several other films and television movies namely 'Close To Home', 'Hit The Floor', 'Diary Of A Mad Black Woman' and 'The Manchurian Candidate'. Moreover, the American actress has been a NAACP Image Awards winner four times. She has also won several other awards including Black Reel Awards, CableACE Awards, Golden Satellite Award and Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.
According to several sources, Kimberly Elise has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of June 2022. Her net worth is mainly attributed to her acting career. Moreover, a major contribution of her net worth is attributed to her income from being a part of her recent television shows namely 'Hit The Floor' and 'Close To Home'.
No information regarding the present annual income of this television actress is available currently. However, her primary source of income is her earnings from her film and television acting career.
The film and television actress, Kimberly Elise stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (173 cm).
As of June 2022, Kimberly Elise is 55 years old. She was born in April 17, 1969 in the United States.
Kimberly was born to Marvin Trammel and Erma Jean and in April 17, 1967. She was born and brought up along with her three siblings in United States. Born as Kimberly Trammel, she is a Christian. Marvin Trammel is her father and the owner of executive search firm while Erma Jean, her mother is a teacher in an elementary school. She was admitted to The American Film Institute. Also, she received a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.
As of June 2022, Kimberly Elise is not in a relationship. Before this, she married Maurice Oldham in 1989. Maurice Oldham was her long-term boyfriend. However, in 2005, this couple filed a divorce and got separated eventually. She has two daughters from this marriage who were born in 1990 , 1998 respectively. They are named Butterfly Rose Oldham and AjaBleu Oldham. Also, Maurice Oldham died shortly later their divorce due to a blood clot. Her ex-husband passed away in 2007. Besides, in 2004, Elise was in a relationship with the American actor, Shemar Moore.
Kimberly Elise is well known as American television and film actress.
Elise received her first role as Tisean in 1996 feature movie 'Set It Off'. Shortly after, she started receiving several roles in films. In consecutive years, she appeared in movies such as 'Beloved' and 'Bait'. In 'Bait', she got the role of Lisa Hill. She appeared in Family Channel television 'The Ditchdigger's Daughters'.
In 2001, she appeared as Fannie in the television movie 'Bojangles'. The following year, she was seen as Denise Archibald in 'John Q'. In 2002, she marked he appearance as Michelle Jordan in 'Woman Thou Art Loosed'. For this movie, she has received several awards and nominations. In the same year, she was also seen in another successful film 'The Manchurian Candidate' in the female lead role.
Besides, Kimberly Elise's other notable works include her roles in film and television movies and namely 'Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Theory', 'Soul Food' and 'Hannah's Law'. Elise's other movie 'Pride' was based upon the true story of Jim Ellis, a swim coach who belonged to Philadelphia. Also, she also earned the leading role in numerous independent films, one of them was 'Ties That Binds' in 2011. Besides, she played in the film 'The Great Debater,' whose story was written by Tony Scherman.
She gained popularity after appearing in the role of Helen Simmons McCarter in the 2005 film 'Diary Of A Mad Black Woman'. Also, for her role as Crystal in the 2010 movie 'For Colored Girls', she received several awards and nominations. This movie was directed by Tyler Perry.
Moreover, Kimberly Elise appeared as Toni in 'Highland Park' and as Blau in 'Event 15' both of which were released in 2013. In 2014, she was seen in two television movies namely 'Day Late And A Dollar Short' and 'Apple Mortgage Cake'. The next year, she was cast in the movies such as 'Dope' and 'Back To School Mom' in which she portrayed the characters of Lisa Hayes and Mary Thomas respectively.
Apart from this, Kimberly Elise was also featured as Sonia Jarvis in a television movie named 'Confirmation' which was released in 2016. In the same year, she was also seen in 'Almost Christmas'. In 2018, Kimberly Elise was cast in the movies including 'Death Wish' and 'Hellbent'. In 'The Death Wish', she portrayed the role of a detective named Leonore Jackson. Elise has also been spotted in drama series such as 'HawthoRNe'.
During her career as a television actress, she appeared in several television shows 'In The House', 'The Sentinel', 'The Twilight Zone', 'Girlfriends', 'Grey's Anatomy'. Recently, she appeared in 'The Mosquito Coast' and 'Love Life'. 'The Mosquito Cast' was based on the popular novel written by Paul Theroux. Elise was also the lead cast in the three seasons of the show 'Hit The Floor', which was a successful show.
Kimberly Elise has earned several awards and nominations for her movies. Elise received CableACE Award for Supporting Actress in a movie for her work in 'The Ditchdigger's Daughters'. Also, she won the Golden Satellite Awards for Motion Picture drama, 'Beloved' in 1998.
Consequently, in 2002, the Minneapolis born star won the Black Reel Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress for 'Bojangles'. In 2005 and 2011, Elise won the Black Reel Awards in the category Best Actress for her movies 'Woman Art Thou Loosed' and 'For Colored Girls' respectively. In 2010, for her role in 'For Colored Girls', she won the Best Supporting Actress Award from the African-American Film Critics Association. Also, she earned the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for the Most Promising Actress for her role in the movie 'Beloved'.
Besides, Kimberly Elise has won NAACP Image Awards four times in the category of Outstanding Actress. She received these awards for her roles in movies namely 'Diary Of A Mad Black Woman', 'Close To Home', 'Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story', and 'For Colored Girls'.
Moreover, the Minneapolis born star has been nominated for several awards such as the Independent Spirits Award in the category of Best Female Lead, and the Best Actress Award at the Acapulco Black Film Festival in 2005 and 1999 respectively.
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