Born in New York City to a West Indian mother and African–American father, Redd spent her childhood between Trinidad and New York until returning to New York permanently at age 12.
For education, Redd attended The Harlem School of the Arts and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
In 2008, Redd was in the VH1 reality show Scream Queens.
In 2012 she was cast in the spin-off VH1 reality show, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
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Michelle and Redd's ex-boyfriend and fellow co-star Benzino, Yung Joc, Scrapp De Leon, Lyfe Jennings and Ceaser from Black Ink Crew, who both state that she is older than she claims.Like Benzino, they had a strong attraction for each. However, we quickly found out that Joc had a strong attraction for another woman, his assistant and real estate agent, Khadiyah.Khadiyah revealed to Karlie that she had been sleeping with Joc while he was still dating Karlie. From Yung Joc, she dated soul singer Lyfe Jennings but, that didn’t work out either.Lol #sirpetty” https:// Check the full interview to hear all the dish, including Karlie’s desire to have another child!Since being apart of the Love and Hip Hop Atlanta franchise, Karlie Redd has been trying to find love. Back in season one, Karlie and Benzino were all in love and discussing moving in together. In a new interview on The Ed Lover Show, the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star revealed that her new relationship with Black Ink Crew’s Ceaser is a “celibate” one, at least for now.Karlie says she “just wants to make sure the relationship is real” before he gets the “cookies.” The singer-actress joked, “According to him, he’s not celibate, but I’m not having sex with him. I’m not ready.” Karlie admits it’s difficult to start new relationship especially since both of them are in the limelight.However, when Karlie admitted to him that she had doubts that his heart was in it for the long haul, he took out the ring he was planning to propose with, heart-broken, and un-proposed.After Benzino, Yung Joc and Karlie Redd began dating.Earlier this year, the pair was spotted cozying up at the grand opening of Caesar’s new Atlanta tattoo shop that confirmed their romance.Redd was also found partying at 1145 nightclub with Caesar.