Keshia Knight Pulliam Biography

Published On Jul 26, 2016
Facts of Keshia Knight Pulliam
Date of Birth: 1979 , April-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
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On the New Year's Eve 2015, Pulliam got engaged to love of her life Edgerton Hartwell. Edgerton Hartwell is a retired American football linebacker. They got married on the New Year's Day, 2016 at Keshia's Atlanta home. As a loving husband and wife, they are strongly bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. Her nationality is American and she is of black ethnicity.

After her high school graduation from some high school in United States, she joined Spelman College with a major in sociology. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 2001. She is also known for being the member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. She has been active as an actress since her young age. She was aged nine months when she first appeared in a national print advertisement for Johnson & Johnson baby products. Later on she also appeared in several TV ads and commercials. In 1984, she portrayed the role of Rudy Huxtable in an American television sitcom The Cosby Show. She is critically acclaimed for his role. She appeared in this TV series till 1992. Next year she played the role of Rudy Huxtable in the TV movie Back to Next Saturday. She also made her feature film debut that year by starring the role of Sophia / Natasha Green in a martial arts musical film The Last Dragon. She is also famous for her role in the movies and TV series like Here We Go Again, Death Toll, Madea Goes to Jail, Polly, A Different World and so on. Her net worth is 12 million dollars.

Keshia Knight Pulliam

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Born in Newark, New Jersey

April 9 , 1979

Five feet and once inch tall, Keshia Knight Pulliam was born at the end of 1970s in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America to James Pulliam and Sr., Denise Pulliam. She has two siblings and they are named as James Pulliam II and Mshon Pulliam.

Appeared in the ad of Johnson & Johnson baby products

1980

She has been active as an actress since her young age. She was aged nine months when she first appeared in a national print advertisement for Johnson & Johnson baby products. Later on she also appeared in several TV ads and commercials.

Appeared in the television series, The Cosby Show

1984

In 1984, she portrayed the role of Rudy Huxtable in an American television sitcom The Cosby Show. She is critically acclaimed for his role. She appeared in this TV series till 1992. In 1985, she played the role of Rudy Huxtable in the TV movie Back to Next Saturday.

First feature film, The Last Dragon

1985

She made her feature film debut in 1985 by starring the role of Sophia / Natasha Green in a martial arts musical film The Last Dragon. Two decades later, she played the role of Letrice in the movie Motives. 

Appeared in the television series, Tyler Perry's House of Payne

2007

Keshia Knight Pulliam is an actress from United States. She is also famous for starring the role of Miranda Lucas Payne in an American sitcom television series Tyler Perry's House of Payne. She appeared in this TV series till 2012. 

Married to Edgerton Hartwell

January 1 , 2016

On the New Year's Eve 2015, Pulliam got engaged to love of her life Edgerton Hartwell. Edgerton Hartwell is a retired American football linebacker. They got married on the New Year's Day, 2016 at Keshia's Atlanta home. 

Won Image Awards

1988

In 1988, she got nominated in Image Awards for the first time in her life. She was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress. She also won this award in 2009 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. 

Won TV Land Awards

2011

Keshia Knight Pulliam is famous for starring the role of Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. For this role she earned her first nomination in TV Land Awards in 2006 and she won this award for the first time in 2011. 

Won Young Artist Awards

1989

Till date she has been nominated in Young Artist Awards for four different times in her life. Out of these four nominations, she has been honored only once. She won this award for the first time in 1989 for Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special. 

Graduated from Spelman College

2001

After her high school graduation from some high school in United States, she joined Spelman College with a major in sociology. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 2001. She is also known for being the member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.