|Born||in Bowie, Maryland, USA|
|Birth Name||Kimberly Dawn Estrada|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Kimberly Estrada is an American actress known for playing a wide range of roles, from professional boxer to vixen. Estrada is an ethnic blend of primarily Chinese, Spanish and Native descent and has an extensive background in martial arts and combat including Shaolin Kempo, Jeet Kun Do Kung Fu, Jiu-jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing and Western Boxing. An accomplished athlete, Estrada was the only girl playing on her high school's boys soccer team and then played soccer for the University of Maryland, College Park at the NCAA Division 1 level. At the University of Maryland, Estrada earned scholar-athlete awards, graduating cum laude with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.
Estrada has been directed by Academy Award winners Clint Eastwood, Bill Condon, Oliver Stone and the Coen Brothers. She was cast and directed by Clint Eastwood in Best Picture Million Dollar Baby, as one of Hilary Swank's opponents. She was Spokesmodel #16 on the first 45 episodes of NBC's Deal or No Deal and was named as one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in 2006.
Estrada has been a guest on Good Morning America and The Best Damn Sports Show Period. In 8 episodes of the CW's Easy Money, Estrada (as Cherise Buffkin) had the opportunity to work with Laurie Metcalf, who played her mother-in-law. Recent TV appearances include: Hawaii 5-0, Chance, Hit the Floor and Criminal Minds.
Over the last 10 years, melding a strong business background with her artistic/creative side, Estrada followed another passion and expanded to working behind the camera, as a producer in the film and commercial worlds. Estrada has produced commercials and digital media for an extensive list of clients.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous