Keshia Knight Pulliam Age, Height, Husband, Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Facts

Keshia Knight Pulliam is a famous American actress who gained popularity for playing Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable at just the age of 5 to 13, on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1992. She is also known for her portrayal of Miranda Lucas-Payne on the TBS comedy-drama Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Biography

Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on the 9th of April 1979, in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America. She is currently 43 years old.

Birth NameKeshia Knight Pulliam
Date of BirthApril 9, 1979
Place of BirthNewark, New Jersey, U.S.
Age43 years old
Sun SignAries
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.


  • Father – James Knight Pulliam, Sr. (Works as a Manager)
  • Mother – Denise Knight Pulliam
  • Siblings – James Knight Pulliam II (Brother) and Mshon Knight Pulliam (Brother)


Knight Pulliam graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Spelman College in 2001.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Marriage Life

Keshia Knight Pulliam was married to retired National Football League player Edgerton Hartwell on January 1, 2016, in her home. Together, they have a daughter, Ella Grace Hartwell, born in January 2017. The couple filed for divorce on July 25, 2016, which was finalized in April 2018.

She began dating actor Brad James after working together with him in the TV movie Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta in 2019. Keshia and Brad got engaged in December 2020. They got married in September 2021 in a private ceremony.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 0.5 inches
Centimeters – 154 cm
Meters – 1.54 m
WeightKilograms – 64 kg
Pounds – 141 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Body Measurements37-28-36
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Keshia Knight Pulliam made her acting debut in the 1985 film, The Last Dragon for her role as Sophia / Natasha Green.

Television Debut

Pulliam was cast in the NBC sitcom, The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1992. She played Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable at just the age of 5 to 13. In 1986, she earned an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy Series, making her the youngest actress to be nominated at the age of six.

Famous For

Playing Rudy Huxtable in the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1992.

Brand Endorsements

Keshia appeared in a national print advertisement for Johnson & Johnson baby products at nine months old. She has appeared in a number of TV commercials and print ads.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth

As of 2024, Pulliam has a net worth of $6 million dollars.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Facts

Pulliam began acting at the age of three with the American educational children’s television series Sesame Street.

She won the first of two NAACP Image Awards in 2009 for her work on the cable series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

Keshia was ranked at No. 19 in VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Kid Stars”.

She launched her own production company, PullPenn in 2008.

In 2010, Knight Pulliam appeared in Tank’s music video for his cover of “I Can’t Make You Love Me”, playing his love interest.

Pulliam is a member of the Eta Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.

In 2013, she appeared as a contestant on the ABC celebrity diving show Splash. Two years later, she returned as a contestant on NBC’s seventh season of The Celebrity Apprentice.

In 2018, Knight Pulliam appeared as a house guest on the CBS show Celebrity Big Brother.