Kimberley Elise was born on 17th April, in the year 1967. She is a very well-known face in American film and television. She has worked in many mainstream and popular American films and TV shows and got the prestigious Independent Spirit Award for her works. Her birthplace is, Minneapolis, Minnesota in United States of America.


Her father’s name is Marvin Trammel and mother’s name is Erma Jean. Her father’s profession is business who is the owner of an executive search firm. Kimberley’s mother is a teacher. They have medium sized family 4 children. Coming from a decent family, Kimberley is well educated cultured. She had an intention to be on the show business and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Her subject was Mass Communication which helped her understand the media world.


She was very much eager to get into acting and it was in the year 1996, she got a chance to act in a movie. The name of her debut movie was ‘Set it off’. But the real chance was waiting for her in the year 1997 when she appeared in a television movie. The name of that movie was ‘The Ditchdigger’s Daughters’. Everyone started noticing her and even the critics praised her. She got an award for that role and for that specific role she started getting chances in movies with big names such as Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover. The name of that movie was ‘Beloved’. She continued her victory run by winning best actress award in the year 2004. The name of the award was ‘Black Reel’.

She was lucky to get chances in the hit movies like John Q and The Manchurian Candidate. The later one has a star like Denzel Washington. She is working a little less now a days. We have seen her in a movie in a significant role in the year 2010 when she acted in ‘For Colored Girl’. Her notable films are: John Q, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Pride, The Great Debates, Hannah’s Law, Dope, Confirmation etc. at present she is filming latest film which is called ‘A Meyers Christmas’. She has acted in so many TV shows. The notables are: Soul Food, Close to Home, Grey’s Anatomy etc. The latest one is ‘Hit the Floor’ which has been running since the year 2013.


She got married in the year 1989. Her husband was Maurice Oldham. Unfortunately their marriage was dissolved in a divorce after sixteen years. And tragically enough he died in a blood clotting disease. The couple has 2 children. She is very much active in Instagram. She is a beautiful woman with dark, mystic sex appeal with an envious body. Kimberley has a body measurement of 33-28-33 which is fabulous. Her height is 5 feet 7 inches which is also tall for average women. Although she her pictures are found but she didn’t get naked in front of a camera, ever. That’s another fun trivia for her fans. She is forty eight years old but hardly looks like it.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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