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Natalie Desselle Reid

Natalie Desselle Reid was a popular actress from the United States of America. Natalie Desselle Reid is popular for performing in films and television shows like “B.A.P.S”, “Def Jam’s How to Be a Player”, “Built to Last”, “Cinderella”, and many more.

Early Life and Childhood

Natalie Desselle Reid was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, US on July 12, 1967. Natalie’s zodiac sign is Cancer. Furthermore, Natalie held American nationality and belonged to the African-American ethnicity.

Natalie’s mother’s name is Thelma Desselle and her father’s name is Paul Desselle.

Besides her parents, Natalie had two siblings a brother and a sister. Natalie’s brother’s name is Sherman Desselle but her sister’s name is not available. Natalie Desselle Reid graduated from Peabody High School for her education.

Later, Natalie attended Grambling State University for further education.


She was 53 years old at the time of her death on December 7, 2020. Unfortunately, she died of colon cancer. Likewise, many celebrities gave tribute to her including  Issa Rae, Shannon Kane, Eve, Holly Robinson Peete, and Shad “Bow Wow” Moss.

Natalie Desselle Reid – Net Worth 2024

Her estimated net worth was around $1 million to $5 million US dollars. Natalie made a huge amount of money from her acting career. Moreover, Natalie was a famous actress and made a huge wealth from her career.

Relationship Status

Natalie Desselle Reid was married to her handsome husband Leonard Reid. Leonard and Natalie got married in the year 2003. Moreover, the couple has three children named Sereno, Summer, and Sasha. Natalie enjoyed her life with her husband before her death.

Talking about Natalie’s rumors and controversy, he was not a part of them. Besides that, Natalie was focused on her personal and professional life. Moreover, Natalie liked to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

Natalie Desselle Reid

Caption: Natalie Desselle Reid with her husband Leonard Reid (Source: AceShowbiz)

Professional Life

Natalie Desselle Reid began to develop an interest in the theater at Grambling. She appeared in several productions during her time at the Grambling. Natalie began her acting career in 1996 with the movie “Set It Off”.

After that, Natalie appeared in the movie “Def Jam’s How to Be a Player”. In the same year, Natalie also appeared in her first television show “Built To Last” on September 24.

Natalie played the role of the evil step-sister, Minerva, in the television version of Cinderella on November 2, 1997. She also played the role of Mickey in the 1997 movie “B.A.P.S”. Natalie appeared on the television show “Getting Personal” in 1998.

She played the character of Eunetta in the television show “For Your Love” from 1998 to 2002. She appeared as Cathy in the episode “Kim’s New Nanny” of “Yes, Dear” in 2002.

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Caption: Natalie as Mickey in the movie Def Jam’s How To Be A Player (Source: DeviantArt)

Natalie appeared in the movie “Sweet Hideaway” in 2003 and “Gas” in 2004. She appeared in the TV show “ER” in 2003 and the TV show “Eve” from 2003 to 2006. Moreover, Natalie appeared in the movie “Queen Victoria’s Wedding in 2010.

In the same year, Natalie appeared in the TV show “Freaknik” The Musical”. She played the role of Tammy in the movie “Madea’s Big Happy Family” in 2011.

Natalie also appeared in other film and television series like “Let Lorenzo”,” Zoe Gone”, “A Mother’s Rage”, “Ya Killin’ Me “, and many more. Moreover, Natalie also guest-starred in “Family Matters”.

However, Natalie is popular for her role as Mickey from the movie “B.A.P.S”. On December 7, 2020, Natalie Desselle passed away from Colon Cancer. Natalie had only revealed her colon cancer to her friends and family.


Talking about Natalie’s awards and nominations, she hadn’t won them so far. Moreover, looking at Natalie’s success and fan following, Natalie might win awards but unfortunately, she passed away before receiving any kind of awards.

Social Media

Natalie Desselle Reid was pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Her official Instagram account @nataliedessellereid had over 67.9K followers. Natalie had 3044 followers on her Twitter account.

Natalie Desselle Reid – Body Measurements

Natalie had dark brown eyes and curly black hair. Besides that, there is no information about Natalie’s height, weight, and body measurements.

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Caption: Natalie body measurement (Source: The Garnette Report)