American actress Karen Pittman is best known for playing Priscilla Ridley in the web series Luke Cage on Netflix. She originally featured in the first season of this “Marvel Comics”-based show in 2016.
She has additionally appeared in a number of well-known TV series and programs, including The Morning Show, The Blacklist, Living with Yourself, Yellowstone, and The Americans, among many others. She has also appeared in films; among them are Benji, the Dove, Custody, Begin Again, and Last Night.
In addition, Karen played the character of Jory in the 2012 Broadway production of Disgraced, for which she received a TONY nomination.
Karen Pittman: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity
USA-born Karen Pittman grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, after being born in Mississippi. At Northwestern University, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Voice and Opera. She later graduated from NYU’s Graduate Acting Program with a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Along with her three sisters and one brother, Karen Pittman was reared by her parents. Her father was a science teacher, and her mother was a teacher by profession. Her brother is also a football coach.
Sadly, her mother too left this world on Election Day 2016 after losing her father in a tragic death in 2006.
Marital Status, Spouse, and Kids
As the sole parent of two kids, a girl named Lena Pittman Williams and a son named Jacob Pittman Schartoff, Karen Pittman controls her personal life.
She was previously married to a Jewish man, and the two of them had a son, Jacob, who can make her personal life perplexing for some. She no longer appears with her husband, nor does she discuss him in interviews or on social media.
In addition, Victor Williams, who played the lead role in The King of Queens, and Karen were romantically involved. However, after Karen gave birth to their daughter Lena, they briefly split up. When he failed to provide his fair portion toward their daughter’s food, clothing, and daycare after their separation in January 2012, she even once filed a lawsuit against him.
Now that she has decided to keep her private life secret, Karen lives with her two children, who are both attending schools in Brooklyn to further their education. Her child attends The Spence School.