Keshia Knight Pulliam is an American actress. She was born on April 9, 1979, in New Jersey, U.S. She is known for her childhood role Rudy Huxtable, on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–1992). She performed as the youngest daughter of Cliff and Clair Huxtable from the ages of 5 to 13. In 1986, she became one of the youngest actresses to be nominated for an Emmy Award.
At the age of 6, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy Series. She made her professional debut at just nine months old in a national print advertisement of Johnson & Johnson baby products and was on Sesame Street at age 3. She continued working, appearing in television shows and commercials, and making her feature film debut in The Last Dragon (1985).
As an adult as Miranda Lucas-Payne in comedy-drama Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007–present) on the TBS. In 2008, she starred in a television sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, as Miranda. The role won her 2009 and 2010 NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress. In September 2002, she won a celebrity version of Fear Factor and The Weakest Link and participated in Celebrity Mole 2: Yucatan.
Quick Facts About Keshia Knight Pulliam
Full Name: Keshia Knight Pulliam
Age(in2021): 42 Years
Years Active: 1982-present
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.5 m)
Weight: 64 kg; In pounds: 141 lbs.
Keshia Knight Pulliam Net Worth and Source of Wealth
The American actress has a net worth of $12 million. She earned most of her money through commercials and performances in television series—her salary $20,000 per episode from the television series House of Payne. After working in Johnson & Johnson ad, she began booking commercials. She appeared on “Sesame Street” when she was three years.
Moreover, she played the life-changing role of Rudy Huxtable on NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show” in 1984. She starred in 177 episodes and received several award nominations for her outstanding performance. Keshia is also cast in “Back to Next Saturday” (1985), “A Different World” (1987-1988), and “The Earth Day Special” (1990). Plus, she made her big-screen debut in “The Last Dragon” in 1985 and starred in the television film “The Little Match Girl in 1987.