The beautiful American actress, Kimberly Elise trammel was born on 17th April 1967. Her star sign is Aries. She is about 5 feet and 7 inches tall. She is of African-American ethnicity. Elise was born in Minnesota, U.S. Elise born to Erma Jean, a school teacher and Marvin Trammel. She attended university of Minnesota. Her maternal descent is of the Songhai people. She earned a bachelor degree in mass communications.
Elise went to the American film industry as a directing fellow. She always aspired to become an actress and now she has turned her dreams into reality. Elise is Vegan. Elise was married to Maurice Oldham from 1989-05. Maurice passed away from a massive blood clot in the year 2007. They were blessed with two daughters named Butterfly Rose Oldham and Ajableu Oldham.
Kimberly’s break in show business came in 1996 when she was the part of the Set It Off acting cast. The crime action movie was directed by Gary Gray and featured three other women who were on a mission to rob a bank. The other stars in the film were Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Vivica Fox.
Her imdb profile documented that Kimberly featured in The Ditchdigger’s Daughters movie in 1997 and that year she won the award of Best Supporting Actress. She continued her impressive performance in movies and to-date, Elise has been able to be nominated and claim numerous prestigious accolades. In 2011 Elise won the Image Award Outstanding Actress in Picture.
With a career span of close to 20 years, Kimberly has been able to work with other prominent stars such as Oprah Winfrey and Denzel Washington .In her acting years Elise has been able to gather up a net worth of 2 million dollars. Her recent project is the Hit the Floor drama TV show.