Keshia Knight
Keshia Knight
Real Name/Full Name Keshia Knight Pulliam
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Keisha Knight
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 April 1979
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 154 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –James Knight Pulliam Sr.
Mother – Denise Knight Pulliam
Siblings: James Knight Pulliam II,  Juwan Pulliam and Mshon Knight Pulliam
School:  Rutgers Preparatory School, Potomac School and  Foxcroft School
College: Spelman College
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: Actress
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Edgerton Hartwell (married 2016 divorced 2018)
Kids/Children Name: Ella Grace Hartwell
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Many children actors don’t end up taking acting as a career and those who do don’t rise to the same height they rose when they were kids. Keshia might be one of the most famous actress in world but many might not even recognize her. For those who loved The Cosby Show, then Keshia isn’t knew to them even though she might be unrecognisable today.

This is because by then she was a child actor and played Rudy Huxtable role in the show. The role made her become one of the most famous child actor of all times. At the age of six, she got Emmy Award nomination becoming one of the youngest actresses to do so. As an adult, she continued with her appearances in comedy and is one of the characters in House of Payne comedy.

Well, how well do you know about Keshia Knight? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Keshia Knight’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Keshia Knight to date.

Biography and Early Life

Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on 9th April 1979 in Newark, New Jersey. Her father is James Knight Pulliam Sr. who used work as a manager while her mother is Denise Knight. She was born in a family of four children where she is the only daughter to her parents.

Her brothers are James Knight Pulliam II, Juwan Pulliam and Mshon Knight Pulliam. She grew up with her brothers in New Jersey but after The Cosby Show came to an end, she moved with her family to Virginia. Keshia loved acting since she was a kid and it wasn’t a surprise when she earned a role in The Cosby Show.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Keshia Knight in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Keshia Knight’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 9 April 1979. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 154 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 141 lbs in Pound and 64kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Black.


Growing up in New Jersey, she joined Rutgers preparatory School which is located in Somerset, New Jersey. After the Cosby Show came to an end in 1992, her parents moved them to Virginia where she joined Potomac School located in McLean. Afterwards, she joined Foxcroft School where she graduated in 1997. She decided to further her education and joined Spelman College where she graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

With her career playing out in public, so is her private but unlike most celebrities, she has tried her best to keep her personal life private. She has also managed to live a normal celebrity life without courting controversies. On 31st Dec 2015, she got engaged to retired NFL player Edgerton Hartwell. The two married the following day with their wedding happening at Keshia’s home in Atlanta. Their marriage was short lived as on 25th July, her husband filed divorce citing irreconcilable differences.

By the time they were divorcing, Keshia was already pregnant with their daughter Ella Grace Hartwell who was later born on 23rd January 2016. In April 2018, their divorce was finalized giving Keshia primary custody of their daughter as Hartwell was ordered to be paying $3,000 per month as child support. After her divorce in 2018, she is reported to be dating Brad James since December 2020 who she met on set in 2019.

Is Keisha Knight Lesbian?

Keshia is not known to be gay and has never been in a same sex marriage. After divorcing her husband, she is currently dating actor Brad James.

Professional Career

Most people know Keshia started her career as a child actor in 1984 when she was only five years old. The truth is she started acting when she barely knew herself as her first acting was when she was just nine months old. At six she got an Emmy Award nomination for her role in The Bill Cosby Show. Millions of people worldwide loved her character. Besides Bill Cosby show, she appeared in several films with her debut in film coming in 1985 in the movie The Last Dragon.

In 2002, she joined celebrity Fear Factor version which she was the winner. This isn’t the only game show she has participated in as she also competed in The Weakest Link (celebrity version) which she also won. In 2005, she featured with Queen Latifah in the comedy film Beauty Shop. Since then she has made numerous appearances in films and television shows with her recent work being with the TV show Tempted by Danger in 2020.


Her first award nomination came in 1986 when she was a kid after her supporting role in The Cosby Show. In 2009, she won her first award when NAACP Image Awards awarded her with best supporting actress award in comedy series an award she won again the following year. She won the same award the third time in 2012 this time with her work with House of Payne show

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keisha Knight in 2024

Keshia Knight Net Worth
Keshia Knight Net Worth

Most of Keshia’s earnings can be trace from her acting career where she has been earning since she was a kid. Besides acting, there is no information of a business venture she has undertaken but we can’t rule out there isn’t. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated to be worth $10 million.

In 2011, she joined a global conversation which many black actors had avoided for so long where most awards were going to white actors yet there were black actors who were doing very well even more than their white colleagues. She noted that there was no single black actor who won Golden Globe Awards that year which she acknowledged something needs to be done.


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