Countess Vaughn

Born:     August 8, 1978
Birthplace:    Isabel, OK
Zodiac Sign:  Leo

Career and Life

Countess Danielle Vaughn is an American actress and singer. Vaughn is best known for her role as Kimberly Ann Parker on the UPN sitcoms Moesha (1996–1999) and its spin-off The Parkers (1999–2004).

In the mid-2000s, Vaughn began appearing in a number of reality shows. She appeared in the third season of Celebrity Fit Club which premiered in January 2006 on VH1. On episode four,she announced that she and husband, James, were ending their marriage. During the course of the show, she became the first cast member to ever gain weight, with a weight gain of 2 pounds. It was said on the season finale that she was simply trying to lose weight at the wrong time. She later appeared as a contestant on MTV's Celebrity Rap Superstar which premiered August 30, 2007. She studied under Warren G for the show. On September 27, 2007, an illness caused her to be eliminated from the competition.

In 2014, Vaughn began starring in the TV One reality series Hollywood Divas, alongside Golden Brooks, Lisa Wu, and Paula Jai Parker. The series premiered on October 8, 2014. During the first season, Vaughn revealed that she had an abortion around the age of 18. She said that “I had an unwanted pregnancy. I had just started my TV show. I knew that in black Hollywood a girl having a baby, they’d get rid of you. I had to do something about it. I had to make a decision to get rid of a child for my career.”

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