Keshia Knight Pulliam
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Real Name/Full Name Keshia Knight Pulliam
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Keshia Knight Pulliam
Birth Place: New Jersey, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9th April 1979
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 154 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 49 Kg
In Pounds – 108 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father – James Pulliam Sr.
Mother –Denise Pulliam
Siblings: Mshon Pulliam and James Pulliam II
School: Rutgers Preparatory School, Foxcroft School and The Potomac School
College: Spelman College
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Engaged
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Brad James
Kids/Children Name: Ella Grace Hartwell
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Keshia Knight Pulliam is an actress from the United States. She is best known for her roles as Rudy Huxtable, Cliff and Clair Huxtable’s youngest daughter from the age of five to thirteen, on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–1992) and Miranda Lucas-Payne on Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007–present).

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Biography and Early Life

Keshia Knight Pulliam is the daughter of Denise and James Knight Pulliam, Sr., a manager, and was born in Newark, New Jersey. James Knight Pulliam II, Mshon Knight Pulliam, and Juwan Pulliam are her three daughters. Knight Pulliam went to Somerset, New Jersey’s Rutgers Preparatory School.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Keshia Knight Pulliam in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Keshia Knight Pulliam’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 9 April 1979. Though, she is 5′ 00″ in feet and inches and 154 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 108 lbs in Pound and 49 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is N/A.


When The Cosby Show concluded in 1992, Knight Pulliam’s family relocated to Virginia, where she attended McLean’s Potomac School and Middleburg’s Foxcroft School, where she graduated in 1997.

In 2001, she graduated from Spelman College with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is a Delta Sigma Theta sorority associate who belongs to the Eta Kappa chapter.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Knight Pulliam married former National Football League star Edgerton Hartwell on New Year’s Eve 2015. The next day, on January 1, 2016, they married in Knight Pulliam’s Atlanta flat. On July 25, 2016, Hartwell filed for divorce.

Ella Grace Hartwell, Knight Pulliam’s daughter, was born on January 23, 2017. In April 2018, the divorce was finalized, with Knight Pulliam securing primary custody of Ella and Hartwell forced to pay $3,000 a month in child care.

She got engaged to actor Brad James in December 2020. Knight Pulliam and James started dating in 2019 after meeting on the set of Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta.

Is Keshia Knight Pulliam Lesbian?

Although Keshia Knight’s first marriage didn’t work out, she didn’t give up on love. She is currently engaged to Brad James which is enough to prove that she only has interest in men and therefore not a lesbian.

Professional Career

At the age of nine months, she made her career debut in a nationwide print commercial for Johnson & Johnson baby goods. She first appeared on Sesame Street when she was three years old. She kept working, starring in advertisements and TV shows, and in The Last Dragon, she made her feature film debut (1985). She also starred with her Cosby Show co-star Phylicia Rashad in the films Polly and Polly: Comin’ Home! On VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Kid Stars,” she is ranked No. 27.

In September 2002, Knight Pulliam won a celebrity edition of Fear Factor. She also appeared in Celebrity Mole 2: Yucatan and won a celebrity edition of The Weakest Link. She made an appearance in Chingy’s music video for “One Call Away” in 2004. She starred alongside Queen Latifah in the 2005 film Beauty Shop as Darnelle.

In the fall of 2006, Knight Pulliam appeared in Donald Gray’s play The Man of Her Dreams in St. Louis. In 2008, she joined Tyler Perry’s House of Payne cast as Miranda, Calvin Payne’s new wife. She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2009 and 2010. She starred as Candace “Candy” Washington-Collins in the film Madea Goes to Hollywood in 2009.

Knight Pulliam played Tank’s romantic interest in his 2010 music video for his cover of “I Can’t Make You Love Me. “She said in 2011, in response to the fact that only white actors won Golden Globe Awards that year, “I believe that there is so more to be done. There’s still room for more variety. We live in a world that is very multicultural and multinational. Everything has to be done to ensure that all people are seen and that the world is really seen for what it is. It isn’t just a single hue.”

She competed on the ABC celebrity diving show Splash in 2013. She was the first to be voted off. Knight Pulliam was a contestant on Season 7 of the NBC show The Celebrity Apprentice in 2015, and she was the first contestant to be eliminated since her team’s losing project manager. Knight Pulliam was a HouseGuest on the first season of CBS’ Celebrity Big Brother in 2018, where she was the second person evicted on Day 13 of the show.


Keshia Knight Pulliam has won a number of awards over the course of her career. They are as follows:

  1. TV Land Impact Icon Award in 2011.
  2. Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Star in 1991.
  3. NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2009, 2010 and 2012.
  4. People’s Choice Award for Favorite Young TV Performer in 1988.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keshia Knight Pulliam in 2024

Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth
Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth

As of 2024, Pulliam currently has an estimated net worth of $8 Million. She has earned all this wealth from her career as an actress.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Knight Pulliam was one of the first actors to be nominated for an Emmy Award after she received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the age of six in 1986.

Keshia Knight Pulliam is currently doing really well as an actress ever since her debut when she was nine months. We all look forward to more of her performances.


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