Her parents are of African-American and Guyanese descent. Three times BMI TV Music Award winner actress holds an American nationality and is of black ethnicity. She is the age of 55 and has 5 feet 7 inches tall height. Regarding her personal life, she has never been linked in an affair with any man so far. She got married to Johnny Newman on December 2004 but the couple ended their two years marriage relationship and divorced in 2006. Her ex-husband is a former NBA player. The NBC television sitcom A Different World's actress has not mentioned about her current net worth on social sites. But, in 2014 she has an estimated net worth of $750 thousand.