Essence Atkins is an actress.
Atkins has been cast in the female lead in the TV pilot for NBC’s Marlon. Marlon is based on the life story of comedian Marlon Wayans, and also stars Wayans in the title role.
Essence Atkins was born on February 7, 1972. She appeared in the roles of Dee Dee Thorne on the UPN sitcom Half & Half and as Yvette Henderson on The WB sitcom Smart Guy. Atkins also starred in the TV series Are We There Yet? as Suzanne Kingston-Persons. In 2013 and 2014, she also appeared as “Kisha Davis” in the films A Haunted House and A Haunted House 2.
She is married to Puerto Rican collegiate football free safety Jaime Mendez and the couple has one child together, a son named Varro.
Essence Atkins official Twitter account is @EssenceSays
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