Just getting a date with Kimberly Elise is very tough, even for famous movie stars! She is very selective and she rarely dates someone outside of her acquaintances. And on top of all that, she has recently disclosed that anyone looking to date her also needs approval from her children.
“One of my daughters is only 17. That is a very impressionable age. I should set a good example for her to look at. That’s what my mother did to me and that’s what I am going to do for my daughters”, the actress reportedly said. The actress has been looking after her children alone for nearly 10 years now.
Kimberly has two daughters, Aja and Butterfly Oldham from her marriage with Maurice Oldham. Kimberly has been looking after her children alone after the death of her husband. He died of a ‘massive blood clot’. She is extremely close with her daughters and wants to raise her daughters right. Hence, she will not be dating somebody who could have a negative influence in their upbringing.
The ‘Johny Q’ star is very hot and desirable. She has hair that would make Cinderella jealous. She also has the most picture perfect eyes and a smile that resembles Mona Lisa. With her physical attributes, one can be sure that there are plenty of famous faces who would like to try their chances with the actress
Reports suggest Elise and a former boyfriend of hers broke up because her daughters were not comfortable with Elise dating him. Elise reportedly believes that it is better to have her children’s approval before she starts dating somebody rather than having a break up or worse, a divorce later because they’re not compatible with the person she is seeing.
The actress is a proud vegan. She is also an active environmental activist. And now, the reports suggesting that she will only date somebody her daughter approves, has made her fans respect Elise even more.
Kimberly Elise is of African American ethnicity. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also has a degree on Film and Acting from the University of Minnesota.
Elise broke into silver screen through her role in 1996 movie ‘Set It Off’. Since then, she has appeared in several other movies. Her performance in 2005 hit ‘Diary of Mad Black Women’ and ‘For Colored Girls’ won her praise from the critics and fans alike.
She has won several awards throughout her acting career, the most celebrated of which are NAACP awards for ‘Outstanding Role in Drama Series’ for her role in Drama Series ‘Closer To Home’ and Chicago Film awards for the ‘Best Upcoming Actress in 1999.’
Her good looks and amazing talents have certainly earned her millions of fans. Her social media accounts are also very popular. Her Instagram account alone has 165k followers. Her net worth is valued at nearly $2 million dollars.