Essence Atkins: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Essence Atkins is an ambitious American actress as well as a model. She began her acting career on television sitcoms before she got her major role in African-American drama, Under One Roof in 1995. Though she has appeared in several films, she is best known for her roles in television sitcoms.

Career Highlights

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Her career in television began when she was only 14 years when she got herself a guest role in The Cosby Show. This was her break in acting as she began making guest appearances in American sitcoms like Family Matters. Her leading role came in 1995 in the TV series Under One Roof. In 1996, she was a co-star in the teen drama Malibu Shores

Family and Personal Life

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Essence joined an online dating site Match.com in the late 2000s where she met American football player Jaime Mendez on 14th February 2008. The two dated for around one and a half years before tying the knot on September 2009. On 9th August 2011, Essence and her husband announced her pregnancy with their first child.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameJaime Mendez
Children/KidsYes (Varro Blair Mendez)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameEssence Uhura Atkins
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)50 years
Date of BirthFebruary 7, 1972
Place of BirthBrooklyn, New York, USA
NationalityAmerican
Height1.56 m, 5 feet 1 inch
Weight55 kg, 121.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$6 million
OccupationActress, Model

Height, Weight, and Age

Essence Atkins' height is not very tall measuring 1.56 m. Boasting a weight of 55 kg. Being born on February 7, 1972, translates to an age of 50 years as of todays date (June 28, 2022).

Quotes

Reality TV is really just based for sensationalism. So, it’s extreme versions and extreme caricatures of personalities.

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Challenges, when you’re in a tumultuous situation, are an opportunity to grow, an opportunity to get closer to God, an opportunity to find and kind of reform yourself, and to figure out what really matters and what your priorities are.

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After 35, I felt like I’d been in these relationships; some were great, some weren’t so great, but they weren’t right partnerships.

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I attended Professional Children’s School in Manhattan because my ballet and modern dance schedules were intensive and had started to interfere with regular school hours.

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I like to make Arroz con Gandules, rice with pigeon peas. My husband loves it. It’s a Puerto Rican dish my mother taught me.

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