Karrine Steffans is an avid American author, best known for her Vixen series of books. She has worked as an actress and as a video vixen and appeared in over 20 music videos.
Karrine Steffans was born on August 24, 1978, in Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands, and moved to Florida at the age of ten. She has written about her difficult childhood growing up in poverty, emotionally and physically abused by an alcoholic mother and an uncaring father. Her childhood was clearly listless.
Karrine Steffans career
At the age of 16, Karrine ran away and began working as an exotic dancer. She spent a month on the street. She moved to Los Angeles in 1999 after living in New York and Arizona. Steffans’ friendship with the famous Kool G brought her into contact with the burgeoning hip-hop music scene.
Friends she made in the industry through Kool G’s contacts began teaching her the ropes after she moved to Los Angeles. She made her video modeling debut in 2000 at the age of 21 in Jay’s “Hey Z’s Papi” video. R. Kelly, LL Cool J and Mystikal were all featured in Steffans’ videos.
Steffans modeled for the Hollywood Swimsuit issue of Smooth magazine in 2004 after starring in A Man Apart and was pictured on the cover the following year to coincide with the release of her first book. Karrine was featured on the cover of King magazine in an exclusive photoshoot in 2007.
Steffans starred opposite Vin Diesel in the 2003 action film A Man Apart. Datwon Thomas and DJ Rhude released Freaky Flows, a mixtape with a spoken word introduction and epilogue by Karrine Steffans, which was made available for free through King magazine in 2007.
Confessions of a Video Vixen (2005), The Vixen Diaries (2007), and The Vixen Manual: How to Find, Seduce, and Keep the Man You Want (2009) are all New York Times bestsellers by Karrine Steffans.
She dedicated her first book to her son and donated a portion of the proceeds to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. According to Essence Magazine editor Michaela Angela Davis, Steffans is reaching out “to those who may have dismissed previous protests against rap’s misogyny.”
Steffans spoke to young women in college about the lesser-known risks of the entertainment industry.
Karrine accused her husband of cheating via social media on Tuesday, including an Instagram snap of Short sitting quietly in the lobby of an unnamed building, his clothes and an empty suitcase strewn on the floor.
Karrine Steffans biography
|Date of birth
|Aug. 24, 1978
|Age (as of 2022)
|Place of birth
|St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
|in feet inches – 5′ 5” – in centimeters – 165cm
|in kilograms – 56kg – in pounds – 123 pounds
Karrine Steffans Family
|Is she lesbian?
|who is Karrine Steffans’ husband?
|Darius McCrary (m. 2009–2011)
When Karrine was 17, she met famed East Coast host Kool G Rap. They moved in together shortly after they started dating in 1994. However, the couple split in 1999 amid reports of the practices of her then-unfaithful husband.
When she was 19, she had a son named Naim Wilson with her then-boyfriend Kool G Rap. Her ambitious musician son Naim followed in his father’s footsteps.
Karrine Steffans net worth
Karrine Steffans is worth $4.5 million made as an actress and entrepreneur. She makes her wealth solely through her skills, enthusiasm, and hard work. She also supports herself financially by writing books, mostly about real life.
Karrine Steffans Social media
Steffans uses the handle @karrinesteffans_ on Instagram where she has 13.6k followers and 5 posts. She has been on Twitter with the handle @ksteffans since September 2009 and has 1,658 followers.
Facts About Karrine Steffans
- The first volume of Drink Fuck Sleep was published in July 2012 with Karrine as editor.
- Karrine’s novel How To Make Love to a Martian was released in February 2013 in Kindle format only.
- Karrine published Vindicated: Confessions of a Video Vixen in 2015, ten years after the publication of her first book.