Kim Fields Biography
Kim Fields is a seasoned American actress, television director, singer, CEO, radio show, host, and acting teacher. She is best known for her role as Tootie on the television series The Facts of Life and also appearing in What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Moreover, Kim competed on season 22 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
Her first notable role was as a child actress in the classic Mrs. Butterworth syrup commercial at age seven. She later cast as the young daughter on the short-lived series, Baby, I’m Back. In 1979, Kim landed the role of Dorothy Ramsey aka Tootie on the hit show, The Facts of Life.
While casting, she joined Burbank High School later graduating in 1986. In school she was dubbed the most talented student, becoming an actress in school.
Having this role, she grew up in front of the television audience until the end of the show in 1988. However, In 1980 while still casting in The Facts of Life, she played a gymnast on the NBC movie, Children of Divorce.
After The Facts of Life, she joined Pepperdine University for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and film later graduating in 1990. While still in college, Kim established her own production company, Victory Entertainment, which specializes in television, film, and theatre.
In 1993, Kim returned to television in yet another hit series, playing as Regine Hunter alongside Queen Latifah in the Fox sitcom, Living Single. Later in 1998, the show went off the air and Kim founded Litel Mogul Holdings.
In 1994, she received an NAACP Image Award for Best Director for bringing Vanities to the stage in Los Angeles. A year later (1995), Kim was again honored by the NAACP with an Image Award for Best Actress in Fight the Good Fight.
As a director, she directed Nickelodeon’s Keenan and Kel, Taina; Disney’s The Jersy, and episodes of Living Single. She also made guest appearances on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Keenan and Kel, Cupid, and Strong Medicine. Fields further directed the sitcoms Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and BET’s Let’s Stay Together.
Her other notable starring roles include; Martin (1992), The Golden Palace (1992), The Crew (1995), C. Bear and Jamal (1996), Music of the Heart (1999). Moreover, she featured in the independent feature film, Me and Mrs. Jones. She also guest-appeared on television shows such as UPN’s One on One, The Golden Palace, and cast as herself on HBO’s The Comeback.
On August 18, 2015, Kim was announced to be joining the cast of Bravo reality show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta for its 8th season. However, on March 21, 2016, she announced that she would not be returning for another season.
On March 8, 2016, Kim was announced to compete on season 22 of Dancing with the stars.
Kim Fields Age|Birthday
Fields was born Kim Victoria Fields on May 12, 1969, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. She is 51 years old as of May 2020. In addition, she celebrates her birthday every 12th day of May and her birth sign is Taurus.
Kim Fields Husband|Married
Kim is happily married to Christopher Morgan since July 2017. The two are blessed with two sons; firstborn in 2007 and the second in 2013.
She was previously married to Johnathon Franklin Freeman from 1995 until their divorce in 2001.
Kim Fields Height|Weight
Fields stands at a height of 1.52 m (5 feet) while she weighs 77 Kgs (169 pounds).
Kim Fields Family|Parents|Sister
Kim was born Kim Fields Freeman to her father Erv Hurd and her mother Chip Fields. Her mother was a renowned American actress and film director.
She further has her sister, Alexis Fields who is also a famous American actress.
Kim Fields Children|Sons
Kim and Morgan are blessed with two handsome sons; Quincy Xavier Morgan born in 2007 and Sebastian Alexander Morgan born in 2013.
Kim Fields Net Worth
The seasoned actress, Kim is estimated at a net worth of $8 million. This is accumulated from her successful career as an actress and director.