Daphne Maxwell Reid Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Height

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Daphne Maxwell Reid: Biography in Details

Who is Daphne Maxwell Reid?

Daphne Maxwell Reid is an actress and designer. Reid is renowned as Vivian Banks of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Temple Hill of Simon & Simon.

Last, in 2020, she made her appearance in the movie, The Business of Christmas as Mary Ann Franklin.

Next, she will feature in the movie, M.D. is for Mr. Doula as Mrs. Goodman. Currently, the movie is in the stage of Pre-production.

Daphne Maxwell Reid- Birth Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Daphne Maxwell Reid was born on 13th July 1948 in New York City, New York. She is of All-American ethnicity.

She is the daughter of Rosalee Maxwell (mother) and Green Maxwell (father). As of now, she has not shared any details on the professions of her parents and siblings.

Moving to her academics, she is an alumna of Northwestern University. She graduated from the University with Honors in interior design and architecture.

In the university, Daphne Maxwell Reid was named the homecoming queen in her freshman year. That made her the first All-American to win the title.

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Daphne Maxwell’s Professional Career

During her university day, Daphne Maxwell Reid started her career as a model. At the time, she signed with Eileen Ford Modeling Agency. Soon, she started getting featured in various magazines as a model. Also, she became the first black woman to be featured on the cover of Glamour Magazine.

In 1970, she started her career as an actress with the TV series, The Duke. After that series, she featured the TV series including The Love Boat, Coach of the Year, Hardcastle and McCormick, and Hill Street Blues in some character roles.

In 1983, Daphne Maxwell Reid featured the series, Simon & Simon. In the sitcom, she portrayed the character of Temple Hill. Her act in the series was widely appreciated and that became one of the starting milestones of her career.

In 1984, she made her movie debut with the movie, Protocol as Helene.

After the series, Daphne Maxwell Reid mostly appeared in the TV series that includes Frank’s series as Hanna Griffin, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air a Vivian Banks, Eve as Frances Hunter, and Let’s Stay Together as Juanita Lawrence.

Some of her movie’s names along with the character name are-

Year  Movies  Character Name 
2018 Out of Gas Mother
1999 Asunder Marty’s Wife
 2020 The Business of Christmas Mary Ann Franklin

Besides being an actress, she is also a designer. Through her Instagram post and website, she promotes her own design.

Daphne Maxwell Reid- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her earnings as an actress are in the range of $21k to $215k.

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Also, she makes via her career as a fashion designer.

Besides that, as a model, she was in the range of $22k – $201k.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

Daphne Maxwell Reid has black eyes with black hair.

Daphne Maxwell Reid stands at a height of 5 feet and 4 inches and weighs around 56 kg.

Controversy & Rumors

To date, Daphne Maxwell Reid has not been part of any sort of controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media.

Besides that, Daphne Maxwell Reid has managed to maintain distance from any kind of rumors.

Daphne Maxwell Reid- Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Daphne Maxwell Reid has 1.4k followers on Twitter, 32.7k on Instagram, and 2.27k on Facebook.

On Instagram, she is following the personalities like Mykal Kilgore, Quincy Jones, and Anthony Anderson.


  • She received Honorary Member of Delta Sigma Theta.
  • In 2008, she joined Virginia State University on the board of visitors for eight years.

Daphne Maxwell Reid’s Anniversary Dates

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Daphne Maxwell Reid’s Birthday Dates

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