Holly Robinson Peete

Inside Biography

One of the versatile actresses of Hollywood, Holly Robinson Peete is famously known for her role in Fox TV series, 21 Jump Street, ABC's Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and NBC's For Your Love. Active in the industry since the 1960s, she has worked in numerous movies and TV show from where she is earning a good salary. Besides acting, she has also co-hosted the show, The Talk, has her own clothing line, and also wrote a book.

Regarding her personal life, Peete is married to her boyfriend turned husband, Rodney Peete with whom she shared four children. 

Early Life And Education Of Holly Robinson Peete

Holly Robinson Peete was born Holly Elizabeth Robinson on September 18, 1964, in Mount Airy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of United States under the birth sign Virgo. Peete is American as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is African-American.


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Her mother was a school teacher whose name is Dolores Robinson and her father name is Matt Robinson was a producer and writer for his work. Holly mother was a personal talent manager as well as public relation officer, therefore, she influenced holly to start up her career with her motivation within the television industry. Her parents raised her with his older brother Matthew Robinson.

Peete achieved her education from Santa Monica High School where she was the cla s smate of Rob Lowe. Holly also became a part within Greene Street Friends School during the very time but her family moved to California after that. Holly’s graduation level of education was completed from Sarah Lawrence School and her teacher states that she was a very good student in her studies.  Later, she studied at the Sorbonne in abroad for a year. While studying there, she used to sing in Paris nightclubs.

Holly Robinson Peete's Career - Movies And TV Show

After her education immediately Holly Robinson Peete started appearing within the television and in the year 1969, she was screen within the very first episode of Sesame Street where she played with her character as Sally within the very time. After 10 years gap, she made her comeback with a TV movie, Dummy.

The active years of this successful lady started from the year 1969 and she is popular as her character of Judy Hoffs that she portrayed within 21 Jump Street where she shared the screen with Johnny Depp, Peter Deluise, and Dustin Nguyen. Her performance in the TV series was highly appreciated. 



Also, Venessa Russell was also another best and progressive character she adopted within Hanging with Mr. Cooper. The series starred Mark Curry, Dawnn Lewis, and Nell Carter. From 1998 to 2000, she worked on NBC's sitcom, For Your Love as Malena Ellis with James Lesure, Tamala Jones, and Dedee Pfeiffer.

Moreover, in 2010, she became the host of CBS' talk show, The Talk created by Sara Gilbert. As of 2018, she is working on the reality TV series, Meet the Peetes along with her husband. 

Besides, TV series, Peete also worked on several movies. 1986's movie, Howard the Duck was his debut movie directed by William Huyck. Some of her other movies include Matters of Life and Dating21 Jump Street, and Instant Mom.

By profession, she is working as an actress and appeared in several movies and TV show from where she is grabbing a huge fan following. Apart from this, she is also an author and published her book, Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game!: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football in 2005. Her book helped her to win Quil Awrad

Holly Robinson Peete's Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest, Holly Robinson Peete has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Peete makes an impressive income and salary from her acting career.

 Peete also earns money from her book, Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game!: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football which costs $13.17 in Paperback. According to some online sources, a TV star makes an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million. Moreover, in 2016, she launched her own clothing line, HPR from where she is earning a good income. 

Besides, she owns a house in Crest Place, Los Angeles, California worth $5.9 million. The home covered 7234 sq.ft with seven bedrooms and five bathrooms. 

Apart from this, Peete along with her spouse co-founded the HollyRod Foundation after he father was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Their foundation helo to find a cure for several diseases including autism. In 2012, they teamed up with Nestle's Carnation Breakfast Essentials where she is featured as the spokesperson. The same year, she also became the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Holly Robinson Peete's Personal Life

Holly Robinson Peete is a married woman. She got married to her boyfriend turned husband Rodney Peete after they had their affair for a long duration of time. They got married on 10 June 1995 and till today they are going on with the romanticism of love. The couple finally tied the knot after her husband proposed her in an episode of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. Her husband is a famous former American football quarterback who played for NFL for almost 16 years.


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Peete is the mother of 4 children and still, she looks bold and beautiful with her presence and styles. The couples firstly welcome twins, Ryan Rodney (born in 1997). In 2002, they became parents for the second time after the birth of their son Robinson. Finally, in 2005, they welcomed their fourth child, Roman who completed their family. Furthermore, their son Rodney was diagnosed with autism at the very early age of 3. 

Holly bio claims that she has been very smart and intelligent to manage her career with her married life and she is providing her most of the time within it. She also claims that she got a very understanding spouse.

Previously, Peete was engaged to Brian Robbins (film director) after dating for months. But the relationship did not last long and called off engagement soon.

Besides, Peete also loves traveling a lot and she is a born traveler. She mostly loves traveling with her spouse and children and she confirms that even she cannot imagine giving divorce to her spouse as they have a deep love and understanding.

Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Holly Robinson Peete age is 54.
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Height: She has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches(163 cm).
  • Weight: Her body weight is around 54kg(119 lb).
  • Body Measurements: She has been conscious with her figure that’s the reason for her curves and managed body. Her body measurement is 35-23-33 inches. 
  • Shoe Size: 6.5(US)
  • She is a good friend of Steve Harvey and Lela Rochon
  • She has written a book named Proud Hands which tribute to her father, Matt Robinson. 
  • She can speak French fluently.

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by Bchrome, 06 Mar, 2016

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