Essence Atkins is an American model and actress. She is famous for her role in television comedies. Essence Atkins’s full name is Essence Uhura Atkins.
Essence Atkins was born on 7th February 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents name is Sandy Nelson and Jeffery Atkins. She is the only child of her parents. She belongs to a middle class family and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Essence Atkins holds African American ethnicity, as her father has from Yonkers and her mother lived in New York City.
She completed her education from New York. She has not spoken anything about her early life. She is well known for her role of Dee Dee throne on the UPN sitcom and half and half.
In 2009, Essence Atkins married with Jamie Mendez. Jamie Mendez is from Puerto Rico and he was a former football safety. She met Jamie Mendez through an online dating website match.com. She is the only actress who doesn’t have any boyfriend and not involved in any kind of love affair in her life. She is the loving wife for her husband. Essence Atkins becomes pregnant with her first baby within a year of her marriage. She has one child Varro Blair Mendez from her husband. He was born on 25 the December 2011 i.e. on the Christmas day.
Essence Atkins lives in Los Angeles, with her small family. Essence Atkins is former model. She also likes traveling and loves exploring new places with her husband. Essence Atkins is one of the active users of internet.
She also has her presence in the social sites.
Essence Atkins has become active since 1986 in the entertainment world. She starts her career by performing in the television series of The Cosby Show as Paula Young episodes.
In 1989, she came out of for the series and started playing a role in an episode of I’m In with the In crowd. After that, she has been frequently casted in the variety of roles. Initially she got smaller roles. Her outstanding performance in every role helped to provide her bigger roles.
In 1991, she has performed on Family Matters, Here and Now, Under One Roof, The Wayans Bros, Malibu Shores, The John Larroquette Show, Smart Guy, Promised Land, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Love Song, Half & Half, Football Wives, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and more.
In 2001, she performed the lead role of Nikita’s Blues in a movie. After that, she got the role in How High and Looking Through Lillian. She also performed in the movies The Bachelor Party, Deliver us from Eva, A Haunted House, Love for sale and Preacher’s kid. In 2014, she worked on the sequel of A Haunted House 2.
She was appearing as a guest on many shows and films. She is an actress, model also a producer. In 2013 and 2014, she is well known for her role as Kisha Davis in the films, A Hunted House and A Hunted House 2.
Essence Atkins Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $6 Million US Dollars
Stunning actress Essence Atkins has a net worth of $6 million US dollars as of 2017. She has performed roles in many movies and appeared in various television shows. She earned this net worth from her acting career. She also has her own private website. She also uses Facebook and Twitter.
For her outstanding acting and her hard work, she received nominations several times. In 2005, Essence Atkins received nomination under category of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Half &Half series of 91 episodes, in this she played the role of Dee and Dee.
In 2011, she received another nomination for outstanding actress in a comedy series. Essence Atkins also received nominations for her outstanding work in many films and TV series. But she is not lucky to get these awards yet.
Essence Atkins kept herself little busy with some charity works. She is active in many social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has a good height of five feet and four inches with 55 kg body weight. She is a very beautiful and hot looking personality. She has the sexiest body. Many people love her due to her body. She looks very attractive and extremely hot in any of her dress.