Who is Keshia Knight Pulliam's ex-husband? Meet Edgerton Hartwell

Olivia Olphin October 3, 2021
Who is Keshia Knight Pulliam's ex-husband? Meet Edgerton Hartwell
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House Of Payne actor Keisha Knight Pulliam has just got married to long-term partner Brad James. Congratulations to the happy couple! However, many fans are interested in her dating history and previous relationships. We introduce you to Keisha Knight Pulliam’s ex-husband, ex-NFL-star Edgerton Hartwell.

Keisha Knight Pulliam announces marriage to Brad James

Yes, its true, Keisha Knight Pulliam and Brad James have finally tied the knot! The Cosby Show actor wrote in an emotional post to her Instagram followers: “Last week my life forever changed… I married my best friend at our home surrounded by family & it was magical!!!”

Pulliam also stated that while her original plans of a dream destination wedding were thwarted by covid-19, the new ceremony was: “Intimate, whimsical, full of love, laughter and joy… Absolutely perfect!!”

She called new husband Brad James her “soulmate” and has shared pictures of the ceremony and reception on her social media.

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According to CelebrityNetWorth Keisha Knight Pulliam’s net worth is thought to be about $6 million.

Who is Keisha Knight Pulliam’s ex husband Ed Hartwell

Keisha Knight Pulliam was married to former American football linebacker Ed Hartwell from 2016-2017. The pair married on New Years Day in 2016, and Pulliam announced she was pregnant in July 2017.

However, their relationship was not to last as they allegedly split up after only six months of marriage after Hartwell rekindled his relationship with his ex, Tonya Carroll, and filed for divorce, which was finalised in 2018. The pair have one daughter together named Ella Grace.

Ed Hartwell was born on 27 May 1978 and played college football at Western Illinois. He was then drafted in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. During the course of his career he played for the Atlanta Falcons from 2004-7, the Cincinnati Bengals in 2007, and the Oakland Raiders for a short time in 2008.

Hartwell signed a contract with the Las Vegas Locomotives in 2010, but this was short lived and he soon retired from the sport.

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Hartwell was previously married to Lisa Wu-Hartwell from The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. The pair got hitched in 2005, and their son Ed Jr was born in 2007. However, the couple announced their separation in 2011.

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Fans congratulate the happy couple on social media

After the rumoured dramatic breakup of Keisha Knight Pulliam’s last marriage, fans are excited that the House Of Payne star has found love again.

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Congratulations to the happy couple!

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Olivia Olphin is an English Literature graduate and a film and literature fanatic. She has many years of reviewing experience, recently working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.