Essence Atkins opened her eyes as Essence Uhura Atkins in Brooklyn, New York, the United States on February 7, 1972, to Jeffery Atkins and Sandy Nelson. According to her birth date, she is 46 and has a constellation sign Aquarius.
She has no sister or brother, as her parents divorced after Atkins birth. For her education, she joined Professional Children’s School in Manhattan.
Essence Atkins has a slim and sexy figure that measures, 32-24-33 inches and has a height is 5 feet 2 inches, weight is 57 kg, with dark brown eye color and black hair color.
The hard-working actress has served the Industry for more than two decades and has earned over $5 million as a net worth.
Since she started her career in 1986 with a The Cosby Show, Essence Atkins has played in numerous television series and films. Some of her popular movies are Love Song, Deliver Us from Eva, Dance Flick, A Haunted House 2, A Haunted House, Girlfriends’ Getaway 2, and so on.
Similarly, she has also appeared in television series such as Charlie Hoover, Here and Now, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, The John Larroquette Show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and so on.
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Essence Atkins has married Jaime Mendez on September 26, 2009, and has given birth to her first child, named Varro Blair Mendez. The loving pair divorced in 2016.
Prior to that, she has dated Ron Truppa, Eric Benét, Ace Young, Jamie Mendez, and Marlon Wayans.