Elise is now in her early 50s and all of her fans are so curious about her love circle and affairs which she has been keeping low and secret. There is also a rumor about her married life and her loving spouse but these are not official.
Elise was enrolled at Lakeview Elementary from where she received her elementary education. There she was active as a ballet dancer and a cheerleader but while she was giving a cheerleading stunt, she broke her left wrist. She also attended Overton High School and she graduated from there in 1984. Later on she got enrolled at University of the Arts in Philadelphia but she dropped out from there after studying there for about two years. She began appearing in musical theater. During her early days, she was also seen in the Chubb Rock's music video for Just the Two of Us. She made her acting debut in 1992 by starring in the movie Malcolm X. She also appeared in the TV series Law & Order that year. She got her rise in fame in the late 1990s after she began portraying the role of Yvonne Hughley in the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys. The actual figure about her annual salary is unknown and her net worth is said to be around $3 million dollars.