Lisa Wu Biography

Updated On Nov 20, 2018 Published On Nov 20, 2018
Facts of Lisa Wu
Date of Birth: 1973 , January-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Lisa Wu
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Inglewood, California
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actress, Producer, Realtor, Screenwriter, Fashion Designer
Working For Hartwell
Net Worth $100,000
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Hollywood Divas
Married to Keith Sweat (m. 1992–2002) Ed Hartwell (m. 2006–2011)
Children 3
Divorce Keith Sweat (2002), Ed Hartwell (2011)
Movies The White Sistas
TV Show The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Hollywood Divas
Siblings 3
Books When The Cake Is Made (co-authored)
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Lisa Wu is an American television personality well recognized for her starring role in TV shows like The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Hollywood Divas. Besides being a TV star, she is also a realtor, screenwriter and fashion designer.

Lisa Wu was born on 23 January 1973, in Inglewood, California, United States. She was born to Afro-Caribbean mother and Chinese father and has three other siblings as well. Lisa, who has eventually come up as one of the most celebrated personalities in the entertainment industry, went through many ups and downs throughout her career, including a bankruptcy in 2007.

Lisa began her career as a backup dancer for several musical artists and bands including Public EnemyCandyman, and EPMD.

She later joined a rap group called 19. But in the later years of her career, she left music to pursue screenwriting and producing. Lisa has also written, produced, and starred in the 2003 movie Black Ball and has remained in the film industry as a producer ever since.

Likewise, Lisa has also appeared on the first two seasons (2008-2009) of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, alongside Sheree Whitfield, NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks, Kim Zolciak, and Kandi Burruss. She also made a guest appearance in the Season 3 of the Bravo's hit series.

Well, following her departure from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Lisa, 45, has actively indulged herself in several other projects, both as an actress and producer. From 2014 until 2016, she worked with four other actresses on a short film, The White Sistas, and the TV One series Hollywood Divas.

As for Lisa's personal life, she is married twice, both of which resulted in a divorce. She was first married to singer Keith Sweat and shares two children, Jordan Sweat (born - 1995) and Justin Sweat (born - 1998).

Lisa and Keith got married in 1992 and got a divorce in 2002. Her second husband was a footballer, Ed Hartwell (2005 - 2011), with whom she shares a son, Edgerton Hartwell Jr, 11.

Talking about the reality star's earnings, she has an estimated net worth of $100,000. Well, in this regard, apart from her acting and producing career, her real estate firm called Hartwell has also helped her substantially. Likewise, a jewelry line called Wu Girls and her clothing businesses can also be credited for the net worth she has amassed by far.

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Born in Inglewood, California

January 23 , 1973

Lisa Wu was born on January 23, 1973, in Inglewood, California, USA. She was raised up by her Afro-Caribbean mother and Chinese father with her three siblings.

Filed For Bankruptcy


At the beginning of her career, Lisa had many ups and downs, including a 2007 bankruptcy filing. she began her career as a backup dancer for musical bands like Public EnemyCandyman and EPMD.

Worked on Black Ball


Lisa wrote, produced and starred in film Black Ball in 2003. This was her debut movie after which she remained in the film industry for many years.

Appeared on The Real Housewives of Atlanta


Lisa starred on the first two seasons (2008-2009) of The Real Housewives of Atlanta alongside Phaedra Parks, Sheree Whitfield, NeNe Leakes, Kim Zolciak and Kandi Burruss.

Married Keith Sweat


Lisa Wu married singer Keith Sweat in 1992 and got a divorce in 2002. They shares two children, sons, Jordan Sweat and Justin Sweat.

Married Ed Hartwell


Lisa Wu married footballer Ed Hartwell in 2005. The duo shares son Edgerton Hartwell Jr,11, together.

Finalized The Divorce With Ed Hartwell

August 24 , 2011

Ed Hartwell filed for divorce from his wife Lisa Wu on August 24, 2011, which was finalized on October 7, 2011.