Essence Atkins Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Essence Atkins’ Biography

Essence Atkins was born on February 7, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She is an American actress and model. Her full name is Essence Uhura Atkins. Similarly, she is well-recognized for starring in TV series such as Smart Guy, Half & Half, and Are We There Yet? and horror-comedy films A Haunted House (2013) and A Haunted House 2 (2014).

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 49 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches and weighs around 52 Kg. Additionally, she has a well-toned body with 32 inches of the bust, 24 inches of waist, and 33 inches of hips. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status?

The actress is in a marital affair with collegiate football-free safety Jaime Mendez. He is a Puerto Rican. They had started dating in 2008 after meeting on an online dating website. Furthermore, they welcomed a son in December 2011 as they had announced the baby’s arrival on Twitter.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Jeffery Atkins whereas her mother’s name is Sandy Nelson.

Education, School/College University

Information about her educational details is not currently available but will be updated as soon as we get the details.


Essence Atkins first started her career as an actress appearing in the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show from 1986 to 1989. Similarly, she appeared in numerous TV series such as Charlie Hoover, Here and Now, Under One Roof, The Parent ‘Hood and starred as Julie Tate in the soap opera Malibu Shores in 1996. Atkins subsequently gained good recognition for starring as the older sister Tasha Yvette Henderson in the WB sitcom Smart Guy from 1997 to 1999. She also ventured into the film industry with the film debut in the TV film Love Song in 2000 and has appeared in How High (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), and Dance Flick (2009).

Essence Atkins

Likewise, her other recognized works include, Dee Dee Thorne in the sitcom Half & Half from 2002 to 2006, Suzanne Kingston-Persons in Are We There Yet? from 2010 to 2012, Samantha Owens in Mr. Box Office from 2012 to 2015, and Ashley Wayne in Marlon from 2017 to 2018. Besides, she starred in the comedy-horrors A Haunted House (2013) and A Haunted House 2 (2014).

Essence Atkins’ Social Media

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Essence Atkins’ Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Essence Atkins.

Essence Atkins’ Net Worth

What is the earning of Essence Atkins? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? Essence Atkins has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 5 million, which she has earned from her pretty successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Essence Uhura Atkins
  • Profession: Actress and Model
  • Age: 49
  • Date of Birth: February 7, 1972
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 2 inches
  • Weight: 52 Kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Bust Size: 32 inches
  • Waist Size: 24 inches
  • Hips Size: 33 inches
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: N/A
  • Father: Jeffery Atkins
  • Mother: Sandy Nelson
  • Sibling: N/A
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 5 million
  • Source of Income: Acting