Esther Baxter Wiki Bio
Esther Baxter was born in Miami, Florida USA, on 24 September 1984 – her zodiac sign is Libra, she holds American nationality, and is of very mixed African-American, Puerto Rican, Italian, Norwegian, Indian and Cuban descent. She’s an actress and a model, who’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Alexis in the 2012 thriller movie “Interludes”. It was written and directed by Christopher Dorrah, starred Clifton Powell, Chrystale Wilson and Leslie Black, and follows the love life of three women, as they’re telling their stories from a prison cell.
Early life, family and education
Esther was raised in Miami alongside her brother by their parents, about whom nothing’s known, as Esther respects their privacy. It’s said that her father was a car salesman, and that her mother’s a housewife.
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She grew up dreaming about becoming a popular model, and was noticed by a talent scout when she was still attending a local high school. With her parents’ permission, Esther launched her modelling career, and quickly rose to become one of the most sought-after teenage models in the US. During her time at school, she was also into playing sports, excelling in volleyball.
Esther matriculated in 2002, and then chose to focus on her career, rather than to pursue a college degree. Five years later, she decided she would take a break from modelling to attend college, and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2011.
Appearances in music videos and magazines
In 2004, Esther was featured in the music video “Freek-A-Leek” by Petey Pablo, and this helped her launch her acting career. She was praised for her performance and her beauty, and was nicknamed ‘Miss Freek-a-Leek’.
The following years saw her feature in a number of music videos by famous artists, such as “Number One Spot” by Ludacris, “Switch” by Will Smith, and “The New Workout Plan” by Kanye West. Esther could also have been seen in the music video “Shake Ya Tailfeather” by Nelly.
She has been featured in a number of magazines, including “King”, “VIBE” and “Smooth”. In October 2011, she appeared on the cover page of the magazine “King”.
Roles in TV series
Esther made her debut TV series appearance in 2009, with her portrayal of Muffin in the episode “Meet the Matrimony” of the comedy “Meet the Browns”. It was created by Tyler Perry, starred Denise Boutte, Tamela J. Mann and David Mann, and follows Cora Simmons who’s an adult, but is still living home with her father.
It won one of the five awards for which it was nominated.
She has appeared in only one other TV series; in 2013, Esther featured in the episode “Karma’s a Mitch”, of the comedy “Real Husbands of Hollywood”. It starred Kevin Hart, Duane Martin and Nick Cannon, and follows celebrities who are playing themselves, in this parody of similar popular so-called reality shows. The series was quite popular, and won two of the 21 awards for which it was nominated, during its airing from 2013 to 2016.
Roles in movies
Esther made her debut film appearance in 2009, with her portrayal of the supporting character Jennifer in the musical drama “Just Another Day”.
It was written by Iain Kennedy, directed by Peter Spirer, and starred Wood Harris, Jamie Hector and Ja Rule. It follows the lives of two musicians, one who has become famous, and the other who’s still working on his way up.
In 2010, Esther appeared as Christine in the comedy “Speed-Dating”, written and directed by Joseph A. Elmore Jr., and which starred Wesley Jonathan, Chico Benymon and Leonard Robinson. It follows three bachelors, who are trying to date as many women as they can. The following year saw Esther play Bubbles, in the drama “Video Girl”, written by Datari Turner, directed by Ty Hodges, and starred Meagan Good, Adam Senn and Ruby Lee, and is about a ballerina who becomes a video girl after she suffers a knee injury.
Esther’s only other film role was in 2012, when she played Maxine in the action crime drama “Because I Love You”. It was written and directed by Joseph A. Elmore Jr., starred Chico Benymon, Courtney Cameron and Kendrick Smith, and follows a woman who has been kidnapped, and has fallen in love with her kidnapper.
Esther has been featured in an episode of various talk-shows, such as “From G’s to Gents” in 2009, “Dogg After Dark” in 2009 as well, and “Fashion News Live” in 2011.
Love life and boyfriend
Esther’s highly secretive when it comes to talking about her love life, but there are still two men whom she has dated that the public knows about.
Back in 2002, she started dating Shad Moss, an American rapper and actor, and the two could’ve been seen attending his red carpet events together. In mid-2003, they broke up for unknown reasons.
In 2010, Esther began dating Joe Budden, an American broadcaster, but the two weren’t that happy together. Joe was allegedly violent towards Esther, and in the second half of 2011, she broke-up from him because of this.
Esther has a son named Cayden, and she has been keeping him away from the media’s attention since he was born. She hasn’t revealed the name of Cayden’s father, but it’s believed that neither of the men mentioned above are his dad.
As of June 2021, Esther seems to be single, hasn’t married and has a son.
Hobbies and other interests
Esther’s a huge fan of food, and it has been said that she’s today also working as a chef. Some of the pictures of the food prepared by her can be found uploaded onto her Instagram account.
She’s passionate about travelling, and her acting and modelling career has taken her all around the US, while Esther has also been to various European countries, including England and France. Her dream travel destination is still Los Angeles in California.
She likes to work out in her spare time, and has three to four training sessions at the gym each week. Esther is also following a strict diet, and occasionally gives her fans advice on such routines, and on dieting.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Jennifer Lopez, and a couple of her favorite movies are “Meet Joe Black”, “Mr. and Mrs Smith” and “Good Will Hunting”.
Age, height and net worth
Esther’s age is 36. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 140lbs (64kgs).
As of June 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.