Essence Atkins

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth February 7, 1972
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity Black (Mixed)
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jaime Mendez (Husband)
Married on 2009
Children(s) Varro Blair Mendez
Net Worth(s) $5 million dollars
Name on Birth Essence Uhura Atkins
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.56 m
Weight 55 kg
Religion Christian
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Twitter @EssenceAtkins
Body Measurements (Bra Size, Breast, Waist, Hips) are 36B-25-36
Age 50 Years

Essence Atkins is an American actress well known for her roles in Half & Half (2002) as Dee Dee Thorne, Are We There Yet? (2010) as Suzanne Kingston-Persons and A Haunted House (2013).


Essence Atkins was born on February 7, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Essence Uhura Atkins.


Her childhood details are not available as she hasn’t shared it with anybody till date.

School College

Her education life information is not known as it is not revealed yet.

Father, Mother

She is only the child of her mother Sandy Nelson and her father Jeffery Atkins.

Children Kids

She is the mother of a child. She gave birth to a son Varro Blair Mendez on December 25, 2011.

Career Life and Jobs

In her acting career, Atkins has starred in lots of movies and television series. In the late nineties, Atkins starred in the short film called,"Nikita's Blues", in which she played a character of Nikita. In the year 2001, she was cast as Tamikah Jones in the film entitled, "XCU:Extreme Close Up." That same year, she co-starred with Method Man and Redman in the stoner comedy "How High."Atkins then acted in the 2003 film ,"Deliver Us from Eva" , playing a role of Kareenah Dandridge.In the 2008 romantic comedy movie,"Love For Sale",Atkins co-starred with Jackie Long, Jason Weaver ,Mya and Melyssa Ford .In 2009,Atkins was cast in the role of Charity in the comedy film, "Dance Flick." The following year,she starred as Peaches in the Christian -drama-film "Preacher's Kid."  In 2013, Atkins had a role in spoof comedy film, "A Haunted House", in which she played a role of Kisha Davis. Talking about her television apperances,Atkins starred as Paula Young in the two episodes of "The Cosby Show" which ran from September 20, 1984 to April 30,1992 on NBC. In 1991, Atkins was cast in the short television show entitled, "Sunday in Paris", playing a character of Allison Chase. In one of the episodes of "Charlie Hoover", Atkins portrayed a role of Amy. She eventually appeared in the Here and Now episode entitled, "Love Handles', "A.J.'s Big Leap", in which she starred as Khalila. She then did a role of Danielle Marks in the 1993 Pilot episodes of the series "Saved by the Bell:The College Years", which ran from September 14,1993 until February 8,1994. From 1997 to 1999, Atkins appeared in the television sitcom, "Smart Guy", in which she portrayed Yvette Henderson throughout its 51 episodes. In 2000, she was seen in the role of Toni in the film called, "Love Song." Likewise, in the television medical drama,"House", Atkins starred as Capt.Greta Cooper for the episode entitled, "The Right Stuff." Atkins acted in the 5 episodes of the comedy drama television series, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne", playing a role of Monica ." In 2010-12, Atkins appeared in a lead role in television sitcom, "Are We There Yet", Portraying Suzanne Kingston-Persons.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

She is married to her husband collegiate football free safety Jaime Mendez, whom she met through the online dating service in September 2009.

Hot, legs, feet, shirtless and pictures

She has posed for many pictures and they all are available in the internet. We can watch her fot and sexy photos by searching in the web.

Height, weight and age

Atkins is not tall enough but has a sexy and hot body. She stands five feet and two inches tall and her body weight is 125 lbs. She has a well maintained height and weight as she has taken good care of herself. Now she is 41 years old but still looks young and gorgeous.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is black. As her religion she is a Christian.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Essence Atkins is an American actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. She has earned all her net worth from her hard work and sincerity towards her work.

Body Measurements, Body Shape, and Body figure

Atkins is one of the attractive and sexy actresses of America. Her body measurement is 36-25-36. She has a perfect body and has maintained it very well.

Awards and Achievement

She is the nominees of Image Awards (2005) for Outstanding supporting actress in comedy series, "Half & Half." Although she hasn’t won the awards she has won her viewers love and her viewers love like her a lot.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

There are no rumors about her as she is living a good life with succeeding career. She is happy with her husband and her child.

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