Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth, Career, Early And Personal Life

Keshia Knight Pulliam is a well-renowned actress based in America. She became popular for playing a childhood role on a show of NBC sitcom entitled The Cosby Show. Pulliam also played the adult role in a comedy-drama show entitled House of Payne by Tyler Perry. She is known for her outstanding acting skills that are loved by her fans. She is not only an actress but is a film producer too.

Early Life

Keshia took birth in Newark of USA, in 1979 on 9th April. She is of American-African descent. Keshia is the only daughter of Denise and James Knight Pulliam Sr. Both her mother and father were business managers. She also has three siblings named Juwan Pulliam, Mshon Knight Pulliam, and James Knight Pulliam II. There is no more information about Keshia’s family background, but she belonged to a reputed family.

Career Beginnings

Keshia Knight Pulliam completed her studies from three different Potomac school schools, then she moved to Rutgers Preparatory School and then to Foxcroft School. She completed her graduation degree in Sociology from Spelman College in 2001. She was an active and prime member of her college’s Sorority, where she completed her degree.

At a very young age of 3, she entered the film industry and made her first debut in a play entitled “Sesame Street”. After that play, she made her appearance in a film entitled “The Last Dragon”, and she became the youngest actress that got nominated for Emmy Award for her outstanding performances in films. Not only films, but she has also won the very popular daring shows named The Weakest link and Fear Factor. She got featured in many songs and has been cast for many roles in some well-known films. In 2018, she participated in a movie named Jingle Belle. After Keshia Knight Pulliam’s Johnson & Johnson advertisement, she started getting offers for commercials and first appeared on “Sesame Street” when she was just three years old. The NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show” offered Keshia Knight Pulliam the life-changing role of Rudy Huxtable in 1984. Keshia appeared in 177 episodes and was nominated for various awards for her performance. In the films “Back to Next Saturday” (1985), “A Different World” (1987–1988), and “The Earth Day Special” (1990), Keshia Knight Pulliam also played Rudy. Keshia Knight Pulliam made her big-screen debut in the 1985 film “The Last Dragon,” She appeared in the 1987 television film “The Little Match Girl.” Along with co-starring in “Polly” (1989) and “Polly Comin’ Home” (1990), Keshia Knight Pulliam also appeared in the 1985 film, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur Court, also appeared in the 1987 film.

Keshia participated in “Celebrity Mole: Yucatán” in 2004 and won the celebrity editions of “The Weakest Link” and “Fear Factor” in 2001 and 2002, respectively. “Beauty Shop” and “The Gospel” 95 episodes total. Even though the program ended in 2012, a ninth season was confirmed to debut on BET in February 2020. Along with her roles in “Madea Goes to Jail” (2009), “Cuttin Da Mustard” (2008), “Death Toll” (2008), and “Cuttin Da Mustard,” Keshia Knight Pulliam has also guest starred in “Psych” (2010) and “Guys with Kids” (2013).


Keshia Knight Pulliam was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1986 for her work on “The Cosby Show.” Her NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series from “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” earned her nominations in 2011, 2012, and 2009; Keshia Knight Pulliam also won in 1988 for “The Cosby Show” and was nominated in 2003 for “What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway.” Keshia got a Kids’ Choice Award for her work on “The Cosby Show” for Favourite TV Actress in 1991. In 1988, she won a People’s Choice Award for Favourite Young TV Performer. Additionally nominated for four Young Artist Awards, Keshia Knight Pulliam won the prize for Best Young Actress Ensemble in the orientation of drama series, television comedy or special with his “The Cosby Show” in 1989.

Personal Life

In 2015, Keshia Pulliam got engaged to Edgerton Hartwell, a retired National football player. Only after being together for five months, Hartwell applied for divorce and later in 2017, Keshia gave birth to Hartwell’s daughter and named her Ella Grace Hartwell. After the birth of Ella, both finalized their divorce in 2018, and Knight got the custody of her daughter while his father was mandated to support both wife and his daughter by paying them around $3000 per month.

After a few years, in 2020, Keshia fell in love with an actor named Brad James and got engaged with him after dating for around one and a half years from the set of Prejudice: Atlanta. Keshia stays out of controversies and loves to stay silent if there are any signs or indications of controversies. Keshia has accounts on all social media platforms and has a great fan following Instagram and Facebook.

Height and Weight of Keshia Knight Pulliam

 The actual height of Keshia Knight Pulliam is 5 feet and 1 inch, whereas in centimetres is about 154 cm. In addition to that, the height meter is 1.54 m. This may show that Keshia Knight Pulliam has tall and slim. Then moving upon the weight of Keshia Knight Pulliam, she weighs up to a 50 kg, which can be expressed in pounds as 110 lbs.

Appearance and Body Measurements

Keshia Knight Pulliam is good-looking with a pleasant full face as he has much bigger eyes, which may be dark brown with a rounded structure. Then moving to the hair, she has a colour of black. After that move, the body measurements of Keshia Knight Pulliam cannot be determined, and the updates cannot be reached to all of them because of Keshia Knight Pulliam’s privacy. But the shoe size of Keshia Knight Pulliam identifies as 9 US.

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Net Worth 

Keshia’s entry into the film industry has made her earn a great name and fame, and her acting career was a great success. It is estimated that the net worth of Keshia Pulliam is approximately $12 million that she gathered from her acting career.

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