Lisa Wu

Lisa Wu (born January 23, 1973) is an American television personality, actress, realtor, screenwriter and designer. She is best known for appearing on reality series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Hollywood Divas.

Lisa Wu
BornJanuary 23, 1973
Other namesSharon Millette Hartwell
  • Television personality
  • actress
  • realtor
  • screenwriter
  • designer
Known forThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
Hollywood Divas
Keith Sweat (m. 19922002)

Ed Hartwell (m. 20052011)


Wu started her career as a backup dancer for musical artists and bands such as Public Enemy, EPMD, and Candyman. Shortly after this, she joined the rap group 19. After leaving music, Wu wrote, produced, and acted in the film Black Ball (2003). She remained in the film industry for many years.

Wu was cast in the inaugural season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta.[1] She appeared in the main cast for the first two seasons (2008–09) and was a guest for the Season 3 (2010–11).

Since her departure from RHOA, Wu has continued her career as an actress and producer. From 2014 until 2016, she was a cast member with four other actresses working on a short film, The White Sistas, on the TV One series Hollywood Divas.

Personal life

Lisa's father is Chinese and her mother is Jamaican -American.

Wu's elder brother, Meho, is deceased, and Wu was seen grieving over his death in a Season 2 episode of RHOA, during the build-up to an anniversary of his death.[2]

From 1992 until 2002, Wu was married to Keith Sweat. The couple had two sons, Jordan (b. 1995) and Justin (b. 1998).[3][4] [5][6][7][1]

In 2005, Wu married Ed Hartwell, and the couple had one son, Ed Jr.[8] Ed Hartwell filed for divorce on August 24, 2011; it was finalized October 7, 2011, with the court document giving her name as Sharon Millette Hartwell.[9][10]


  1. "Bravo's Hit Franchise Docu-Series "The Real Housewives" Heads South for "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"" (Press release). Bravo. June 28, 2008. Archived from the original on December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016 via She's a devoted wife to her husband, NFL player Ed Hartwell, and their three children 13-year-old Jordan, ten-year-old Justin and one-year-old EJ.
  3. "Keith Sweat: a single dad's formula for a loving family and loyal fans". Archived from the original on 2012-06-14. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  4. "Real Housewives of Atlanta: Ed and Lisa Wu Hartwell".
  5. "Real Housewives of Atlanta: Ed and Lisa Wu Hartwell".
  6. "Real Housewives of Atlanta: Ed and Lisa Wu Hartwell". Retrieved 9 March 2015.
  7. "Real Housewives of Atlanta: Ed and Lisa Wu Hartwell". Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  8. "Real Housewives of Atlanta's Lisa Wu-Hartwell Splits from Husband". Us Weekly. August 22, 2011. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  9. "Former RHOA Lisa Wu & Ed Hartwell Divorce Final… *Court Documents*". January 4, 2012. Archived from the original on April 22, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  10. "Edgerton Hartwell, II vs. haron Millette Hartwell". Superior Court, Fulton County, Georgia. August 24, 2011. Archived from the original on February 10, 2012. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
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