Lisa Wu’s Net Worth, Relationships & Personal Info – RHOA

Lisa Wu is an actress, realtor, screenwriter, and designer from the United States. She is most recognized for her roles in the reality shows Real Housewives of Atlanta and Hollywood Divas.

She started her career as a backup dancer and has worked with artists and bands such as Public Enemy, EPMD, and Candyman. She then joined the rap group 10 before eventually leaving to concentrate on her films. They were offered a record deal, but Lisa changed her mind and decided to follow her calling to ministry. In 1999, she developed and produced “A Change Is Gonna Come,” a Gospel stage play directed by Tyler Perry.

Lisa Wu’s Net Worth

As of 2021, Lisa’s net worth is predicted to be $3 million dollars. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her work as a television personality, actress, realtor, scriptwriter, and designer is her principal source of income. Lisa has amassed wealth from her numerous sources of income, yet she likes to live a humble lifestyle.

Her wealth is greatly increasing from her businesses ventures. Lisa Wu is a multi-faceted businesswoman who runs Hartwell & Associates – her own real estate firm, a jewelry brand called Wu Girls (1), a baby clothes line called Hart 2 Hart Baby, and juggles a developing acting, modeling, and writing career. Moreover, her entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and she decided to launch a clothing line, “Closet Freak.”

Lisa's Early Life

Lisa Wu is 50 years old. She was born on January 23, 1971 in Inglewood California.

She was born and raised as one of 9 children. Lisa’s father, Stanley Wu, is a first-generation Chinese-American along with her late mother, Victoria Brislis-Wu, who was of Afro-Caribbean descent. (2)

Lisa and Nene Leakes visited her parents in Inglewood on an early episode of RHOA, where Lisa detailed her experiences growing up biracial, as well as how she and her family were frequently the targets of discriminatory remarks in their area. She has three siblings: an older sister, Sherri Wu, brothers Andre Wu, and a deceased older brother, Meho Wu. Lisa Wu has a multi-ethnic background (Jamaican-American and Chinese), and she is also known as Sharon Millette Hartwell.

Wu’s older brother, Meho, died. In a Season 2 episode of RHOA, Wu was seen crying over his death in the weeks leading up to his death anniversary.

Lisa Wu’s Education

Unfortunately, there’s not much known about Lisa Wu’s educational attainment. Details are yet to be revealed.

Lisa Wu’s Ex-Husbands, Relationships and Family Life



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Lisa has been married and divorced twice in her life, the first time to Keith Sweat, a well-known American singer. Beginning in the early 1990s, the pair began dating. In 1992, after a few years of dating, the two got married and Wu gave birth to the couple’s first kid, Jordan Sweat, three years after they married. Justin Sweat, the couple’s second child, was born in 1998. Experienced a decade of marriage, they divorced in 2002. After quite some time, she revealed that her marriage to Sweat was abusive and because her husband has custody of their kids, sometimes he wouldn’t sign the papers to let the children get on the show. (3)

On May 20, 2006, she married for the second time to American football star Ed Hartwell after a four year separation from her first husband. Edgerton Hartwell, Jr., the couple’s first child, was born in 2007. Her husband Hartwell filed for divorce in August 2011 after six years of marriage, and they separated in October 2011.

Lisa Wu’s Career



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Lisa began her career as a background dancer for artists such as Public Enemy, Epmd, Candy Man, and others, touring and opening gigs for them. After multiple studio sessions and discussions with label executives, she eventually became an artist in a group called “19”.  They were given a deal, but Lisa changed her mind and decided to follow her vocation to ministry. (4)

In 1999, she went on to create and produce “A Change Is Gonna Come,” a Gospel stage play directed by Tyler Perry. She had no idea that a change was on the way.  She’d returned to the business she was never supposed to quit.

Lisa went on to host and create “The Industry,” an entertainment show that aired on upn. She wrote, produced, and performed in the film “Blackball,” as well as co-producing “Tapped Out.”

She was cast in seasons 1, 2, and 3 of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” and she returned to her passions of acting, writing, and producing.

Lisa has appeared in several films, including “Must Be the Music” with Charles Dutton and Tasha Smith, “Envy or Greed” with Rockmund Dunbar, “First Impressions” with Laman Rucker and Elise Neal, “At Mamu’s Feet” with Carl Payne, Dorien Wilson, and Tommy Ford, “The Internship” with Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, and Owen Wilson, “Meet the Browns,” and

Lisa is the author of several works, including “When the Cake Is Made,” which is being adapted for the cinema.

She’s working on many TV projects and will soon begin filming a new feature film that she wrote and will also produce.

She is also starring in the play “Stripped.” She is set to release “Sydney’s Adventures,” a children’s book series, as well as “Evolve,” a self-help book inspired by some of her never-before-spoken-of life situations. Fans will get a deeper look at Lisa’s life, her problems, and how she overcame them. Lisa continues to let God use her and her abilities to motivate and inspire women and men battling with poor self-esteem and domestic abuse. Her experience in front and behind the camera, though, is substantial.

Lisa has no intention of slowing down and is continually adding to her achievements.

Real Housewives of Atlanta Storyline for Lisa Wu

Lisa Wu has been cast in The Real Housewives of Atlanta, a hit Bravo TV show. In the two seasons between 2008 and 2009, she played the main character in the series. She made guest appearances in season 3 of the program, notably at Phaedra Park‘s first baby shower. (5)

She ultimately made guest appearances further on in the ninth and tenth seasons, respectively.

Former housewives DeShawn Snow and Lisa Wu are some of the original housewives that had short-lived appearance on the show. Unlike DeShawn, who was fired after the first season of the show, Lisa’s exit from the show was on her own terms.

Lisa Wu stated in an interview that she left “RHOA” because it no longer felt “real” to her and that things are feeling a bit scripted.

Lisa’s “fast-paced existence as a mother of three,” as she describes it, has been nothing short of dramatic since her departure from Bravo.

To replace her absence on the show, Bravo added both fashion model Cynthia Bailer and pregnant attorney Phaedra into the mix, introducing one of the most infamous names in RHOA‘s history.

Lisa Wu’s Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height5 ft 3 in
1.6 m
Weight127 pounds
58 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorLight Brown
Body TypeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Lisa Wu

Estimate Net Worth$3 million
Zodiac SignAquarius
BirthplaceInglewood, California
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1971


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