Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth

Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth: The Phenomenal Rise of Keshia Knight Pulliam!

American actress Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979[1]. Starring as Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show (1984–1992) on NBC, she first gained attention as a child actress and was later nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Later, she became known for her role as Miranda Lucas-Payne on Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007-present), a TBS comedic drama.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth

American actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is worth $6 million. Throughout its run from 1984 to 1992, “The Cosby Show” made Knight Pulliam a household name as she portrayed Rudy Huxtable, the vivacious and diminutive youngest daughter of Dr. Cliff Huxtable.

In addition, she was a star on “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” for seven seasons (2007–2012). Keshia’s Primetime Emmy nomination at age 6 made her the youngest performer ever to be considered for the award. VH1 placed Knight Pulliam #27 on their list of the “100 Greatest Kid Stars” in 2014.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth

Keshia Knight Pulliam Early Life

On April 9, 1979, Keshia Knight Pulliam entered this world. She was born in Newark. She was raised with her three older brothers, James, Mshon, and Juwan by her mom Denise and dad James Sr., a manager. At the age of five months, Keshia’s parents took her to a local talent agency, and by the time she was nine months old, she had booked a national print commercial for Johnson & Johnson.

She attended Rutgers Preparatory School and then Potomac School and Foxcroft School in Virginia after her family moved there after “The Cosby Show” ended. Knight Pulliam completed her education at Foxcroft in 1997 and at Spelman College in 2001, where she majored in sociology. Keshia joined Delta Sigma Theta as a student at Spelman.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Lifestyle Issues

Keshia was engaged on New Year’s Eve 2015 to former NFL player Edgerton Hartwell, and they were married the following day at Atlanta resident Knight Pulliam’s house. She made the pregnancy announcement on July 8, 2016, only 8 days before Hartwell filed for divorce. On January 23, 2017, Keshia gave birth to her daughter Ella. In April of 2018, she and Ed formalized their divorce.

Ed was forced to pay $3,000 per month in child support and Keshia was given primary custody of Ella despite Hartwell’s efforts to get joint custody. Knight Pulliam claimed roughly $32,000 in arrears in child support from Hartwell in April of 2020. For 2019, Keshia has been in a relationship with her “Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta” co-star, Brad James.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Awards

Knight Pulliam was nominated for an Emmy as the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1986 for her work on “The Cosby Show.” She received the NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” in 2009, 2010, and 2012, and was nominated for the same award in 2011.

 She 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 in 1991 for Favorite TV Actress for “The Cosby Show,” and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Young TV Performer in 1988.

Her co-stars from “The Cosby Show” and her won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series, or Special together in 1989.

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