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Essence Atkins net worth: Essence Atkins is an American celebrity who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Essence Atkins was born in Brooklyn, Ny, and started her professional acting career in the mid-80s having a guest-starring role on “The Cosby Show”. She became a household name with her character on “Half and Half”, and has since gone on to divide her time between movie and television work. She now stars on the show, “Mr. Box Office”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 7, 1972
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height:1.56 m
Spouse:Jaime Mendez (m. 2009–2016)
Children:Varro Blair Mendez
Parents:Sandy Nelson, Jeffery Atkins
Nominations:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Movies:A Haunted House, A Haunted House 2, Dance Flick, Deliver Us from Eva, N-Secure, How High, Girlfriends' Getaway, Preacher's Kid, Dysfunctional Friends, Love for Sale, Looking Through Lillian, Sister Code, Love and Other Four Letter Words, The Bachelor Party, XCU: Extreme Close Up, Love Song
TV shows:Are We There Yet?, Half & Half, Smart Guy, Malibu Shores, Under One Roof, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Are We There Yet?: World Adventure

Interesting Facts

1Although she played John Marshall Jones's daughter in Smart Guy (1997), she is less than ten years his junior in real life.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 39, a son Varro Blair Mendez on December 25, 2011. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Jaime Mendez.
3She married Jaime Mendez on September 26, 2009.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesAre We There Yet? (2010)
2005Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesHalf & Half (2002)




The Parent 'Hood1996TV SeriesChantel
The Wayans Bros.1995TV SeriesNina
Under One Roof1995TV SeriesCharlotte 'Charlie' Langston
Saved by the Bell: The College Years1993TV SeriesDanielle Marks
Here and Now1992TV SeriesKhalilia
Family Matters1992TV SeriesBecky
Charlie Hoover1991TV SeriesAmy
Sunday in Paris1991TV ShortAllison Chase
The Cosby Show1986-1989TV SeriesPaula Young
You Can't Hurry Love2016TV Movie completedCamille
Marlon2017TV SeriesAngie
Girlfriends Getaway 22015TV MovieLauren
Battle Scars2015/IElsie Ramirez
Sister Code2015Corrine Wells
My Other Mother2014TV MovieCandy
Girlfriends' Getaway2014TV MovieLauren
A Haunted House 22014Kisha
Holiday Road Trip2013TV MovieClara
Mr. Box Office2012-2013TV SeriesSamantha Owens
My Sister's Wedding2013Tandy
Act Like You Love Me2013Kelly
A Haunted House2013Kisha
From This Day Forward2012TV MoviePatrice
Dysfunctional Friends2012Alice
Are We There Yet?2010-2012TV SeriesSuzanne Kingston-Persons Suzanne Kingston Suzanne ...
The Bachelor Party2011VideoMichelle
House of Payne2011TV SeriesMonica
N-Secure2010Robin Joyner
Preacher's Kid2010Peaches
Nite Tales: The Series2009TV SeriesShandra
Dance Flick2009Charity
Love for Sale2008Candace
Football Wives2007TV Movie
House M.D.2007TV SeriesCaptain Greta Cooper
Love... & Other 4 Letter Words2007Roxanne
The Class2007TV SeriesMelanie Deacon
Half & Half2002-2006TV SeriesDee Dee Thorne
Love, Inc.2005TV SeriesRenee
Deliver Us from Eva2003Kareenah Dandrige
Looking Through Lillian2002Andrea
How High2001Jamie
XCU: Extreme Close Up2001Tamikah Jones
Nikita Blues2001Nikita
Love Song2000TV MovieToni
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch2000TV SeriesMarnie
Moesha1999TV SeriesPiper Davis / Piper
Nikita's Blues1999ShortNikita
Smart Guy1997-1999TV SeriesTasha Yvette Henderson
Promised Land1997TV SeriesRachel
The John Larroquette Show1996TV SeriesJocelyn
Malibu Shores1996TV SeriesJulie Tate



Darryl2014Short associate producer completed



Black Actress2013TV SeriesHerself
21st Annual Trumpet Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host
Washington Watch with Roland Martin2013TV SeriesHerself
Reel Junkie2013TV SeriesHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2013TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2012TV SeriesHerself
Life After2011TV SeriesHerself
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The Preacher's Kid in Atlanta2010Video documentary shortHerself
The Prodigal Experience: Reflections on a Story2010Video documentary shortHerself
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHerself
Angels Can't Help But Laugh2007DocumentaryHerself
37th NAACP Image Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years2005TV MovieHerself
MADtv2004TV SeriesHerself
The 2nd Annual Vibe Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Behind the Scenes of 'Deliver Us from Eva'2003Video documentary shortHerself

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