Natalie Desselle-Reid was an American actress who had worked in several films and TV shows. She played the role of Mickey in the 1997 comedy film, B*A*P*S and was also recognised for her role in the sitcom, Eve.
Natalie Desselle-Reid’s Net Worth Was Estimated at $500K
According to CelebrityNetWorth, Natalie had an estimated net worth of $500K mostly generated from her career in films and shows. Apart from her recognised roles in B*A*P*S and Eve, the actor had also appeared in Gas, Cinderella, Built to Last and much more.
Natalie’s Demise Has Shocked Hollywood Celebrities
On 7th December 2020, Natalie died of colon cancer and is survived by her husband, Leonard Reid and their three children. Natalie kept the news of her cancer a secret for a long time. TMZ reported that Natalie was diagnosed with cancer sometime this year. The news of her death was confirmed via Instagram on her behalf, stating
“It is with extremely heavy hearts that we share the loss of our beautiful Natalie this morning”.
Natalie had a huge impact in the industry as co-stars and fans reminisced their memories and shared their love for the actor. Fans took to Twitter to share their condolences for the star. One Twitter user wrote,
“I’m so sad to hear Natalie Deselle Reid passed. No matter what she played in, it was always my favorite character. From BAPS, to Eve, how to be a player, to the only Cinderella movie I acknowledge.”
The news of her death had caused a shock among Hollywood celebrities and her co-stars. Academy Award winner, Viola Davis took to Instagram and paid her condolences to the death of Natalie writing, “We will miss your talent sis. God bless your family”.
Her B*A*P*S co-star, Halle Berry shared a heartfelt message on Instagram. She wrote, “I’m still processing this devasting news – and as I continue to read all of your kind words, memories of Natalie continue to flood back to me” as fans lent their support to Halle at this time.
Natalie was also an inspiration to many black women in America. “Natalie represented actual black women, not what black women are perceived to be. For that she was often underrated, passed over – deprived of the platform she truly deserved.”, said Halle in her post as a tribute to the actor.
“She was a bright light in this world. A queen. An extraordinary mother and wife. Her diverse career touched so many and she will be loved forever“, said Actress Holly Robinson Peete on Twitter.
More on Natalie Desselle-Reid’s life
Natalie was born to Thelma and Paul Desselle in Alexandria, Louisiana. She completed her high school from Peabody Magnet High School and then went on to attend Grambling State University. During her time there, she developed an interest in theatre and starred in various productions. Her interest in theatre and acting could be recognised in her portrayal of the various roles she played.