Kim Fields is an actress who is best known her role as ‘Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey’ in ‘The Facts of Life’ on NBC. She has also successfully appeared as Regine Hunter in ‘Living Single’ on FOX. She is the elder sister of Alexis Fields and daughter of Chip Fields. Apart from being an actress, Fields also a TV director. She began her acting career by appearing in the TV movie ‘Have I Got a Christmas for You’. Her directorial debut came in 1996 with ‘Living Simple’. She has appeared in a total of 202 episodes in ‘The Facts of Life’. The estimated net worth of Kim Fields is $10 million US dollars.
Kim Fields Biography
Kim Victoria Fields was born on May 12, 1969, in New York City, New York. She was born to actress Laverne Chip Fields. As a child, she attended the Burbank High School. She was an academically talented child and used to appear in the school’s theater productions. Fields also used to manage the baseball team in school.
She also has two younger siblings including actress Alexis Fields. At the age of 5, she landed her first acting role by appearing in the children’s TV show called ‘Sesame Street’. At the same time, she also appeared in the commercial of Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup. When she was seven, her parents divorced and she moved to Los Angeles with her mother.
In 1995, Kim Fields was married to Jonathan Franklin Freeman who is a film producer. Their marriage ended in 2001. In May 2007, she gave birth to her first child named Sebastian Alexander Morgan by her then boyfriend Christopher Morgan. The couple got married two months later. In December 2013, she gave birth to her second son named Quincy Morgan in Atlanta, Georgia. Her husband Morgan is a Broadway actor.
In 1977, Kim Fields appeared in Facts of Life. She also appeared in the sitcom ‘Baby, I’m Back’ alongside Denise Nicholas and Demond Wilson. She then appeared in ‘Good Times’ were even her mother made an appearance. In 1979, she became the part of the sitcom called ‘The Facts of Life’.
In the series, she was known for the phrase “We’re in troouu-ble!” In 1984, she released two singles with the record label ‘Critique Records’ called “Dear Michael” and “He Loves Me He Loves Me Not”. In 1989, she took a break from her acting and attended the Pepperdine University. In 1993, Fields appeared in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’.
From 1993 to 1998, she appeared in the hit sitcom ‘Living Single’ on FOX. Later, Fields became a part of the R&B group ‘Impromp 2’. She then ventured into directing and has directed some episodes of ‘All That’, ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’, ‘Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns’ and ‘Let’s Stay Together’.
She then guests starred on the sitcoms ‘One on One’, ‘The Comeback’, and ‘The Golden Palace’. She teamed with Lisa Whelchel in 2007 on ‘Good Morning Texas’. In August 2015, she became a cast member of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. A year later, she became a contestant on the reality TV show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. She was teamed with dancer Sasha Farber.
Kim Fields has won 2 Young Artists Awards out of 4 nominations. In 1996, she was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for her role in ‘Living Single’. She was nominated for the Black Reel Awards in 2001. She was also nominated in the 2007 TV Land Awards for her role in ‘The Facts of Life’.
How much is Kim Fields Net Worth in 2017
Kim Fields has appeared in various TV shows in her career. She also directed 4 TV series including 27 episodes for ‘Kenan & Kel’. By doing so, she has gone on to inherit good wealth for herself. Kim Fields’ net worth is an estimated $10 million US dollars as of 2017. She owes this fortune to all the success she has had as an actress and director.
She is also the owner of her own production company called ‘Victory Entertainment, Inc.’. Her company specializes in theater, TV, and film. She is also a singer and radio show host and is the member of ‘American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’.
Kim Fields has successfully appeared in 118 episodes of ‘Living Single’. With the success of ‘The Facts of Life’, she also appeared in its spin-off TV movies.