Yvette Nicole Brown was born on August 12, 1971 in East Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Community (2009), Talking Dead (2011) and Drake & Josh (2004).
She is the niece of two-time Tony Award-nominated actor, Charles Brown, who passed away on January 8, 2004.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
She is a native of Cleveland, Ohio.
She is the youngest in her family. Her older brother is named Paris.
Graduated from Warrensville Heights High School in Warrensville Heights, Ohio in 1989. Arsenio Hall graduated from the high school in 1973.
Studied communication studies at the University of Akron and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 1994. Became a sister of the Delta Pi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority as an undergraduate.
Personal Quotes (12)
You want good ratings, you want people to like the show, you want to be appreciated for the hard work you put in. You don't always get it. Every show is not beloved.
I would love to walk into a mall and see more than two or three stores that cater to women who are a size 14 and up!
It's great if you're funny or if you can dance, but if you are kind and decent, it comes out your pores.
I would love it if people could look at chubby folks with all of our curves, bumps and ridges and just say 'She's beautiful' just like that. You don't have to get on a treadmill as long as your blood pressure is under control and you eat healthy, God bless.
I have a list in my mind and in my heart of actors who have been extraordinarily kind, and Hugh Laurie is near the top.
Christ's strength is manifest in our weakness, so if we had everything together there would be no need for Him.
'Community' is a comedy show, and one of the characters happens to be a Christian. I do think they have been very careful to make sure everyone is the butt of the joke for various reasons.
Oh my God, Betty White is actually everything that you would expect her to be like.
I think God has a sense of humor, and the way my lessons come from God is very funny. I have to laugh at myself even if it's a tough lesson.
What I love to say when people ask me about being a Christian, I always say, 'Christians aren't perfect.' They're probably some of the worst people on the planet. They just know that they need Jesus. That's the only difference.
It is very important as a human being to be able to laugh at yourself and circumstances and particularly as a Christian. We have to know that good times don't last always and bad times don't last always.
I'm not that ambitious chick. I'm not chasing a cover of a magazine or an award. I've just never been that girl. I've always been very content with whatever God blessed me with and he's already blessed me with a lot.