Karlie Redd is an American television personality, rapper, model and actress. In June 2012, she rose to prominence for appearing as a main cast member of VH1’s reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta since its premiere. She launched a hair style line called Redd Hairline and also released a single called, A Girl Has Needs. She is featured in the film Top Five, written and directed by Chris Rock. In October 2018, she announced an upcoming musical project called “Karlie Ferrari” which may be released as an EP. Karlie has more than 4.3 million followers on Instagram, more than 400K followers on Twitter, and more than 2 million followers on Facebook.

Birth Name

Keisha Lewis


Karlie Redd


Television Personality, Rapper, Model, Actress


Hip Hop




Goodfellas Entertainment



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Karlie Redd was born on the 15th of April 1973, in New York City, New York, United States.


She’s currently 49 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Trinidadian ancestry on her mother’s side and is of African-American descent on her father’s side.





Karlie studied at the Harlem School of the Arts in Manhattan. She has completed her college education. She took dance lessons from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City.

Family Details

  • Father – Robert Lewis
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Karlie Redd has dated –

  • Rodney Ellis – In 1996, Karlie was in a relationship with Rodney Ellis in the past and gave birth to a daughter named Jasmine Ellis.
  • Lyfe Jennings – Redd has been in relationships with Lyfe Jennings, Yung Joc, and Benzino.
  • Ceaser Emanuel (2017-2018) – In March 2017, Karlie was dating Ceaser Emanuel. But they are not separated. She then married Maurice Fayne aka Arkansas Mo for a short time.

  • Maurice ‘Arkansas Mo’ Fayne (2018-2020) – In 2019, the outspoken reality star married Mo Fayne in a low-key wedding. However, in March 2020, Karlie shocked fans by filing for divorce less than a year later.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.60 m


  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 33B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Karlie became known after appearing as a Actress and popular cast member of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta in the summer of 2012, who joined the show. She is also a model, dancer, and hip hop artist who has performed alongside top recording artists such as Tyrese and Jamie Foxx. By the time she was 16 years old, she already had more than 40 credits for commercials, movies, and modeling.

Film Debut

In 2001, Redd had her first film onscreen role in the movie, Black Spring Break 2 as Keisha Lewis.

Television Debut

In 2003, Karlie landed her first role in television by appearing as Hairdresser in the series, One on One.

Singing Debut

In July 2012, Redd released her debut single, A Girl Has Needs on iTunes.

Karlie Redd Net worth

Karlie Redd has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karlie Redd

  • Karlie (sometimes reported as “Keisha”) Lewis was born in New York City to a Trinidadian mother and African-American father.
  • Redd spent her childhood between Trinidad and New York until returning to New York permanently at age 12.
  • She was 16 years old, she already had more than 40 credits for commercials, movies, and modeling.
  • In 2001, Redd was cast in the movie Black Spring Break 2 where she was credited as Keisha “Karlie” Lewis.

  • In 2010, Karlie was in the VH1 reality show, Scream Queens.
  • In 2012, she was cast in the spin-off VH1 reality show, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Redd has dated hip hop artists Benzino and Yung Joc on the show.
  • Redd’s first role in a box office film was in the Chris Rock movie, Top Five (2014). She currently plays a recurring role on the soap opera Saints and Sinners, which appears on Bounce TV.
  • In 2012, Redd launched the Redd Remy Hairline.
  • In July 2012, she released her debut single, A Girl Has Needs, on iTunes. In October 2018, she announced an upcoming musical project called Karlie Ferrari which may be released as an EP.
  • In 2015, Karlie opened a women’s clothing store called Merci Boutique in Atlanta.


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