Who Is Devale Ellis’ Wife Khadeen Ellis? Bio, Age, Parents

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 10, 2024 | Updated on: February 10, 2024
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Khadeen Ellis, the wife of Devale Ellis, is an actress and TV host. She is a keynote speaker who has spoken at several conferences like The Momference and Essence Festival.

Besides, the story of Devale and his wife, Khadeen, has been a source of inspiration for many people. Their bond of over 13 years is something that they have presented as a life lesson for their followers.

So, let’s get to know the woman who has stood by Devale’s ups and downs.

Key Takeaways

  • Khadeen Ellis is an actress with a couple of movies and TV show credits under her belt.
  • Her family is from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
  • Khadeen and her husband have been together for more than 13 years.
  • She has a combined net worth of $3 million with Devale Ellis.
  • The couple has four children, all sons.
  • Khadeen is also active on social media like Instagram and Facebook.

‘ Parents and Date of Birth

Khadeen Ellis was born on December 5, 1983, in the US to her parents Sheron E. Bryan-Joseph and Morrison Joseph.

While the details about her father are still missing, her mother Sheron used to work at the Long Term Care Group. She went to Glenmuir High School and then graduated from Long Island U.

Khadeen's father and mother
Khadeen’s parents in her wedding day.

At present, Khadeen’s father and mother live in Brooklyn, New York.

Ellis Has Two Siblings; A Brother and A Sister

Khadeen has two siblings, a brother Tristan Joseph and a sister Sakari. Tristan, a Midwood High School graduate is a social media star while Sakari is a certified nurse. She is now an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Her sister also works as an emergency nurse at The Mount Sinai Hospital.

Khadeen with her family members
Khadeen, her parents, and siblings.

The family is originally from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

What is Her Nationality?

Since she was born in the US, Khadeen is an American by nationality. On the other hand, her ethnicity traces back to her African-American roots.

Devale Ellis’ College

She graduated from the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Hofstra University. Ellis graduated with her Master of Arts degree in Speech Communications, Performance, and Rhetorical Studies.

Devale Ellis’ Wife Used to Work At MAC

Khadeen previously worked at MAC Cosmetics as an assistant retail manager. She contributed as a makeup artist for MAC, working for hours in the retail trade. 

Khadeen Is Also in Movies and TV Shows

Like her husband, Khadeen has also made her way into movies and TV shows. She made her first acting debut in 2016 in the movie, A Piece of Me: Everyday Story.

She has several other credits like The Business of Christmas and Makeup X Breakup. In the latter, the actress appeared as Ronnie in four episodes.

In 2018, Ellis also appeared on Black Love, alongside her husband, Devale, sharing their love story on the reality series.

is Married To Devale Ellis

Khadeen is more than happily married to her husband and best friend, Devale Ellis. Although they first met at elementary school and were even attending rival high schools, the two only started dating when they were both attending Hofstra University.

Khadeen Ellis embraces her husband.
Khadeen and her husband cozy up.

They were only 18 when they dived into an innocent relationship that would go on to last longer than anyone could expect. It was after eight years of dating that Khadeen and Devale exchanged their wedding vows on July 4, 2010. The couple has been together for more than 13 years now.

They Have Four Children

From their union, Khadeen and Devale have welcomed four children, all sons: Jackson (born in 2011), Kairo (born in 2016), Kaz (born in 2017), and Dakota (born in 2021).

When Jackson was born, Khadeen experienced a difficult labor where she almost lost her life. That particular incident led Devale to directly involve himself with everything that could aid his wife’s later pregnancies.

“I dedicated my life to being involved in my wife’s pregnancies after we almost lost Kay during childbirth with Jackson,” Devale revealed to Essence magazine.

Khadeen Ellis with her husband and four kids.
Ellis is the mother of four kids with her hubby Devale.

and Her Husband Devale Run a YouTube Channel and Podcast

The loving duo runs a YouTube channel named ‘The Ellises’ together. The channel has videos of the couple’s life together with their kids. The family also acts out comedic skits on their videos.

Besides, Khadeen with her hubby also runs a podcast called “Deada*s” where they discuss “love, sex, and marriage,” sometimes also tackling the political issues in the country.

One of their most esteemed and unexpected guests on the podcast was President Joe Biden. In that particular episode with the president of the US, the three talked about systemic racism and several other political issues in the Black community.

They Have a Best-Selling Book

Besides all, the Ellis couple has also tried their hands in writing. They have published a best-selling book titled ‘We Over Me: The Counterintuitive Approach to Getting Everything You Want from Your Relationship,’ in Feb 2023.

The book shares the husband-wife duo’s relationship as long-term partners and parents. It is a New York Times Bestseller selling over 50,000 copies since its official release on February 7, 2023.

Khadeen Ellis and Devale Ellis show off their book, "We Before Me."
Khadeen and Devale promote their book.

What is ‘ Net Worth?

Ellis has a combined net worth of $3 million with her husband Devale. She mostly earns her fortune through her shared podcast and YouTube channel with her husband.

List Of Social Media Profiles Khadeen is Active On

  • Instagram with 1.3 million followers
  • Facebook with 590k followers
  • Twitter with 15k followers
  • YouTube with 78.8k subscribers


Was Khadeen Ellis on The Cosby Show?

Khadeen doesn’t have a credited appearance on The Cosby Show. But, Ellis has appeared in a few other movies and TV shows.

Does Khadeen have a twin sister?

The rumors of Khadeen’s twin sister have come about from nowhere because the actress doesn’t have a twin.

Where does She Live Now?

At present, Khadeen lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and children.

When did Khadeen and her husband Devale meet?

The two first came across while in elementary school but only started dating as a college sweetheart.

How long have they been married?

The Ellis couple has been in a beautiful marital relationship since 2010 and they are still going strong.