When you talk the beauties of California, Lisa Wu will definitely top your list. Other than her beauty, Lisa Wu knows well how to make good use f her gifting in acting. She has stood out as one of the most successful ladies in California because she chose to believe in herself. Below is the biography, career and net worth of Lisa Wu in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
January 23rd, 1973 was a happy day for a couple in Inglewood, California. Lisa Wu was initially known as Sharon Millette Hartwell before she changed to her current identity. Lisa Wu is a successful American television personality, realtor, and an actress.
Lisa has been best known for the part she played in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” which is a reality series. Lisa’s nationality is American with an Asian ethnicity. Although nothing much has been said about the parents of Lisa Wu, it is clear that her dad was an African while her father was a Chinese. The couple lived in lived in Inglewood, California, United States and this is the same place where Lisa and her three siblings spent their childhood.
Lisa lost her elder brother Meho, and she has been seen grieving over Meho’s death in 2nd Season episode of RHOA. This was during her brother’s death anniversary.
Lisa Wu dated American singer Keith Sweat in the early 1990s. After a few years, the two agreed to get married, and they officiated their union in 1992. Three years down the line, the couple was blessed with their first child (a son), and they named him Jordan Sweat. Three years later, the two were blessed with another son, named Justin sweat. Their marriage, however, did not last long, and they got divorced in 2002.
After four years of their divorce, Lisa got into her second marriage. She married Ed Hartwell who was an American football star on 20th May 2006. The couple was blessed with a son in 2007, and they named him Edgerton Hartwell Jr. Just as with the first marriage, this one didn’t work out as well. The couple divorced in October 2011. Lisa has remained a single woman since then.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Lisa Wu started off as a background dancer for different musical artists and bands like EPMD, Candyman, and Public Enemy. After that, Lisa joined the rap group 19. She got into the acting career in 2003 after she appeared in the movie ‘Black Ball’.
In 2008, she made her first appearance on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. In the first two seasons (2008-2009), Lisa Wu appeared in the main cast but was a guest in the third season (2010-2011). In 2014, she appeared as a cast member in the short film titled ‘The White Sistas’.
Net Worth and Earnings
Although Lisa Wu doesn’t have any awards or nominations recorded against her name so far, she is among the notable celebrities in California with an estimated net worth of $250 thousand. Lisa’s salary has however not yet been revealed. Other than being an actress, Lisa Wu is also a writer and one of her famous books is titled “When the cake is Made”.
Just like any other celebrities, Lisa has also not been spared from rumors and controversies. Although there is no rumor of her being in an affair or relationship, she has been caught in the controversy of spending her money carelessly. This might explain why she lost the custody of her two elder children.