Khandi Alexander -
Khandi Alexander -

Khandi Alexander Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education

Khandi Alexander was born o 4th September 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida, the USA. Her birth name is Harriet Rene Alexander. Her mother’s name is Alverina Yavonna(Masters) and her father’s name is Henery Roland Alexander. Her mother is an opera ad jazz singer while her father owned a construction company. She was raised in Queens, New York. Likewise, she attended Queensborough Community College and graduated from there. Khandi holds American nationality and belongs to unknown ethnicity. She has 5 feet 3 inches height and has 52 Kg weight. She has black hair colour ad has black eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Khandi Alexander Career

Khandi Alexander began her career as a dancer in the 1980s. She choreographed for Whitney Houston’s world tour from 1988 to 1992. She made her appearance as a dancer in Natalie Cole’s video for ‘Pink Cadillac’ in 1988. She debuted her acting career in the late 1980s and television debut on the 1985 sketch-comedy show ‘FTV’. She played in several films as a role of Star in ‘Starwalkin’’ in 1985, Sissy in ‘CB4’ in 1993, Karen Lawson in ‘Menace II Society’ in 1993, Simone in ‘Poetic Justice’ in 1993, Ella Skuggs in ‘Sugar Hills’ in 1994, Diana Campbell in ‘No Easy Way’ in 1996, Janet in ‘Thick as Thieves’ in 1999, etc.

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From 1995 to 2001, she starred in the NBC medical drama where she portrayed the role of Jackie Robbins. She has made her guest appearance in several shows like ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘Third Watch’, ‘Cosby’, ‘Better off Ted’, ‘La Femme Nikita’, and ‘Body of Proof’. She starred opposite Rob Lowe in the Lifetime television movie ‘Pefect Strangers’ and she portrayed the role of Alexx Woods in the CBS police drama ‘CSI: Miami’ from 2002 to 2008. She made her final appearance on the show on May 5, 2008. Khandi returned the role of Alexx Woods for a guest appearance in the episode ‘Smoke Gets In Your CSI’s’ on February 2, 2009, and returned as the same character in the episodes ‘Out of Time’ on September 21, 2009, and ‘Bad Sees’ on October 19, 2009.

She portrayed the lead character in the HBO drama pilot, ‘Treme’ in fall 2008 but the drama was premiered on April 11, 2010. She also starred in the award-winning HBO television series by David Simon from 2010 and 2013 as the show ended after four seasons. Khandi played the character of the older sister of Queen Latifah’s title character in the HBO Film ‘Bessie’ in 2014. The film was about an iconic blues singer, Bessie Smith.

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Moreover, Khandi was awarded Black Reel Awards in the category Best Actress in 2001, awarded NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the movie ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2002, awarded Critic’s Choice Television Award in the category Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or a Drama Series for ‘Scandal’ in 2015 and nominated several times in her career.

Khandi Alexander Relationship

The 61 years old, Khandi Alexander is a single woman. She has not been in any relationship to date. She is focused on her career and might be searching for the one who is perfect for her.

Khandi Alexander Net Worth and Online Presence

The American actress, dancer, and choregrapher, Khandi Alexander has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of around $8 million USD. Likewise, Khandi has around 2.7k followers on Instagram, around 950 followers on Facebook but she does not seem to be active on Twitter.