Karyn Parsons Bio | Age, Early Life, Networth
Karyn Parsons is an American actress popularly known for her role as Hillary Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
The T.V. show aired from 1990 to 1996.
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Born 8 October 1966, in Los Angeles, California, Karyn Parsons grew up in a biracial family.
Louise Parsons is African-American, while her father, Kenneth B. Parsons, is British American of English and Welsh descent.
From an early age, Karyn wanted to be a dancer. Unfortunately, she couldn’t help due to an injury on the knee; instead, she switched to acting.
Karyn graduated from Santa Monica High School, where she had her first play performance; the young actress had so much passion for acting that she turned down scholarship offers in other to pay more attention to her acting career.
Karyn had her first T.V. appearance in 1987.
Her major film debut happens in 1989, with the movie Death Spa; after that, she appeared in 1992 Late Nights and Major Payne in 1995.
Who Played Hillary Banks?
However, for her role as Hillary Banks on the sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she gained wide recognition and rose to fame.
In the 1996 Fox sitcom Lush Life, Karyn co-created, co-produced, co-wrote, and co-starred the series; unfortunately, it was canceled after four episodes.
In 2000, she appeared in The Ladies Man.
Also, In 2002, she collaborated in the film 13 Moons. She also appeared in Nobody Wants Your Film and Sweet Things.
Aside from acting, Karyn is an author specializing in children’s books. In 2019, she published How High the Moon and Flying Free in 2020.
She is also the creator of Sweet Blackberry, a line of animated films about unsung black heroes.
Where is Hillary From Fresh Prince Now?
Karyn married The Young and Restless actor Randy Brooks in 1987, and the pair got divorced in 1990.
In 2003, she married film director Alexandre Rockwell. Her husband Alexandre comes from a linage of animators.
His grandfather was the inventor of pinscreen, while his grandmother was an artist and actress who performed on Paris stages.
Karyn and Alexander have two children together, Lana and Nico Rockwell.
Now Karyn has taken a break from acting to concentrate on her writing career.
How Much Is Karyn Parsons Worth?
Karyn Parson is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5million.
She made her fortune from the movie industry, where she acted and produced movies for more than two decades.