Where is Kimberly Elise today and what is she doing now? Wiki bio
Kimberly Elise Trammel was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA on April 17, 1967, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she has American nationality. She is an actress, best known for appearing in movies like ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’, ‘For Colored Girls’ and ‘Death Wish’. Kimberly currently lives in New York City and continues to star in movies and TV series.
Youth and education
Kimberly grew up with three siblings in Minneapolis through her father, Marvin Trammel, who owned an executive search firm, and her mother, Erma Jean, who taught at a local elementary school. She became interested in acting at the age of seven and worked on her skills at The American Film Institute, where she appeared in numerous plays and later became a director.
She attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications. While there, she was physically active playing volleyball for the school team, while also playing soccer and lacrosse, mostly for fun.
Appearances in movies
Kimberly made her screen debut in “Set It Off” in 1996, and she went on to acclaim for her portrayal of Jeanette in “The Ditchdigger’s Daughters” in 1997, winning a CableACE Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries. She was invited to play the supporting character Denver in the 1998 historical horror film “Beloved”, starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover and closely based on Tony Morrison’s book about a slave who is visited by a ghost of a woman.
Kimberly was awarded a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance, while also being nominated for an American Black Film Festival Award, another Chicago Film Critics Association Award, and an NAACP Picture Price.
In 2000, she portrayed the titular character in “The Loretta Claiborne Story”, then appeared as Lisa Hill in “Bait”, then played Fannie in “Bojangles” in 2001, winning a Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV or Cable Movie, and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. In 2002, she appeared in the crime drama film “John Q”, starring Denzel Washington and Robert Duvall, and follows a man who takes a hostage at a hospital when he realizes he cannot afford to have his heart transplant. son to pay; she was nominated for a Black Reel Award and an NAACP Image Award for this performance.
She was nominated for four awards for her portrayal of Michelle Jordan in “Woman Thou Art Loosed” in 2004, won a Black Reel Award for Best Independent Film Actress, and was then nominated for two more for her role in “The Manchurian Candidate” in the same year. Kimberly rose to worldwide fame after she played the lead character Helen Simmons-McCarter in the comedy romance film “Diary of a Crazy Black Womanin 2005, co-starring Steve Harris and Tyler Perry – the film follows a husband planning to divorce his wife, and won Kimberly four awards, including a BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Theatrical Motion Picture, and a Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
She appeared in “Pride” and “The Great Debaters” in 2007, then won two awards for her portrayal of Sonya Carson in “Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story” in 2009. Kimberly went on to play the role of Crystal Wallace in the drama movie “For Colored Girls,” starring Janet Jackson and Anika Noni Rose, follows 20 women living different lives — she was nominated for four awards and won two, a Black Reel and NAACP Image Awards.
Kimberly appeared in several films in the following years, including ‘Ties That Bind’ in 2011, ‘Highland Park’ in 2012 and ‘Event 15’ in 2013 before playing Janelle in ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’ in 2014. for a Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – TV Movie or Miniseries. Some of Kimberly’s latest roles in movies were in “HeadShop” and “Hellbent” in 2018, and “Ad Astra” in 2019.
Roles in TV series
She made her TV series debut in 1995 in “Newton’s Apple”, and went on to appear in some episodes of many series, such as “In the House” in 1995, “The Sentinel” in 1996 and “The Twilight Zone” in 2002 Kimberly was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her portrayal of Estella in “Soul Food” in 2002 and 2003, while she won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for playing regular character Maureen Scofield in “Close to Home” between 2005 and 2007. She guest starred in several episodes of “Private Practice” in 2007, “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2009, and “Hawthorne” in 2011, before being cast as the lead character Sloane Hayes in the romantic drama series ‘Hit the floorin 2013, which is also her last appearance in a series. Starring Katherine Bailess and McKinley Freeman, the show follows a young girl trying to become a cheerleader, which goes against what her mother wants her to do.
Love life and relationships
meet Kimberly Maurice Oudham, a photographer who worked in the camera department while making numerous films, while the two attended college, and they waited three years before getting married after they both graduated in 1989. Kimberly gave birth to their daughter AjaBleu on June 25, 1990 while their second daughter Butterfly Rose followed on October 19, 1998, but Maurice and Kimberly divorced in 2005 due to irreconcilable differences. They remained close friends and Maurice helped raise their children together, but he soon discovered he had health problems and died on May 21, 2007 at the age of 48 (birthday December 30, 1958) due to a massive blood clot. In 2004 before her divorce was finalized, Kimberly started dating Shemar Moorean American actor and fashion model, and many people believe that Kimberly had an affair with Shemar, which led to her and Maurice’s divorce.
They dated for almost two years before breaking up in 2005, and it seems Kimberly has been single ever since.
Hobbies and other interests
Kimberly has been living a healthy life since she was a teenager and worked out at the gym every week until she turned 39. She is vegan and eats mostly fruits and vegetables which she believes keep her healthy while also being healthy. doing yoga and meditation to maintain her mental health. She likes to watch movies in her spare time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy and Rosario Dawson, while her favorite movies are “Seven Pounds”, “Enemy of the State” and “Meet Dave”. .
She likes to read books – her favorite writer is Herman Hesse, while two of her favorite books are “Steppenwolf” and “The Glass Bead Game”. Kimberly is a huge animal lover and has owned many pets, including dogs and rabbits, while also being a supporter of the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatments of Animals (PETA), volunteering and raising money for it several times donated .
Appearance and power
Kimberly is 52 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.7 m tall and weighs about 61 kg. As of March 2020, her ability is estimated at over $2 million.