Erma Jean Jonson Trammel is the daughter of the famous movie and TV actress Kimberly Elise Trammel. Many have confused the birth mother of the actress, but her birth mother is Erma Jean Johnson. In 2005, Elise and Tyson were featured as daughter and mom in the comedy-drama Diary of a Mad Black Lady, but that was only acting.
Erma Jean Jonhson Trammel’s Family
Erma Jean Johnson Trammel is a mother and a wife. She married Marvin Marvel, Kimberly Elise’s father, and has three other children. There is no record of when Erma Jean Johnson Trammel met her husband, but they have been married for a long time.
Erma gave birth to her daughter Kimberly in April 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. There is a record of Kimberly’s two older brothers, but it is not known about their year of birth. Erma Jean Jonson also has another daughter, the lastborn, but unfortunately, there is not much information about her personal life or career.
Erma Jean Johnson Trammel raised her family in Minneapolis, where she was an elementary college instructor.
Erma Jean Johnson’s Husband
Erma Jean Johnson’s husband is Marvin Trammel, and he owned a company that helped high-level people find jobs. The executive search firm helped businesses find and hire skilled people for jobs like president and CEO. Moreover, Erma Jean Johnson’s husband’s firm helped their daughter Kimberly get started in TV and movie acting.
Erma Jean Jonson Trammel’s Daughter Kimberly Elise
Kimberly Elise, the famous American actress, is Erma Jean Johnson’s daughter. The firstborn daughter and third born in the family has gained the limelight after she started her acting career in various movies and TV films.
Erma Jean Johnson never knew her daughter would make them proud when she started acting in Set It Off. After her appearance in the film, she was later acclaimed for her performance in Beloved. Erma Jean Johnson’s daughter Kimberly started her acting classes at Minneapolis Community College. She is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she earned a degree in Communication. She further grew her career at the American Film Institute.
Kimberly Elise was once married to Maurice Oldham, and they were blessed with two children during their marriage. Kimberly’s daughters were born in 1990 and 1998. However, in 2005, Kimberly divorced her husband, and two years later, Oldham died due to a massive blood clot.
Jean Erma Johnson Trammel’s daughter has acted in several movies and TV shows, earning her several high-acclaimed awards. Kimberly has won the Independent Spirit Awards, Black Reel Awards, and Golden Satellite Awards, among others.
Is Kimberly Elise Trammel Married?
Currently, the actress is single after divorcing her long-term partner, who she married in 1989. The marriage ended with a divorce after sixteen years, but they were blessed with two daughters AjaBleu Arial and Butterfly Rose Oldham, born in 1990 and 1998, respectively.
Kimberly Elise’s ex-husband was born in December 1958 in New Jersey, United States, and he was a photographer.