Essence Atkins

Born Feb 7, 1972

Essence Uhura Atkins is an American actress. She is best known for the roles of Dee Dee Thorne on the UPN sitcom Half & Half and as Yvette Henderson on the The WB sitcom Smart Guy. She is currently starring in the TV series Are We There Yet? as Suzanne Kingston-Persons.… Read More

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1972 Birth Born on February 7, 1972.


2009 37 Years Old In September 2009, Atkins married Jaime Mendez, whom she met through the online dating service Her Half and Half co-star Valarie Pettiford performed during the reception. Atkins gave birth to a baby boy named Varro Blair Mendez on December 25, 2011.
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