Lisa Wu is a television personality, an actress, realtor, screenwriter and a designer, all rolled in one. Wu began her journey to stardom as a background dancer that toured and opened shows for artists like Public enemy, Epmd, Candy Man and others. She is best known for appearing on reality series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Hollywood DivasLisa Wu. She eventually became an artist herself in a group called “19” after several studio sessions and meetings with label execs “19”. After being offered a deal however, Wu had a higher calling to the ministry.
After producing a Gospel stage play “A change is gon’ come” in 1999, directed by then obscure, that change ushered her deeply into the entertainment industry.
She went on to host and produce a entertainment show called “The industry” that aired on upn. She wrote, produced and starred in a feature entitled “Blackball” and Co-produced a feature “Tapped out”
She was cast on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta seasons 1,2 and some of 3. She returned back to her love of acting, writing and producing.
Wu’s elder brother, Meho, died while she was on RHOA seaso 2 and her grief was quite obvious.
Lisa has acted in several movies. “Must be the Music” with Charles Dutton and Tasha Smith, “Envy or Greed” with Rockmund Dunbar “First Impressions” with Laman Rucker and Elise Neal, ” At Mamu’s Feet” with Carl Payne, Dorien wilson and Tommy Ford “The Internship” with Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn and Owen wilson “Meet the Browns” several appearances on CNN and countless talk shows. She is currently one of the Hollywood Divas which airs on Tv one and Oxygen they are in preproduction for the second season of Hollywood Divas.
An accomplished author, Lisa has written several books and co-authored a book entitled “When the cake is Made” which was adapted for the screen.
She has developed several television shows, shot features that she wrote and produced.
Wu also starred as the lead in a play entitled “Stripped”, “Sydney’s Adventures” a children’s book series and “Evolve” a self-help book inspired by some of her never spoken before life’s events. Fans will get an even closer look into Lisa’s life, her struggles and survival. Lisa continues to allow GOD to use her and her gifts as she motivates and inspires women/men dealing with self-esteem issues and domestic violence. Although. Her expertise in front and behind the camera is extensive.
Lisa has no plans of slowing down, or adding to her list of accomplishments.
She has 3 sons: Jordan Sweat (b.1995) and Justin Sweat (b.1998) from her first husband, Keith Sweat; Edgerton Hartwell, Jr. (b.2007) from her second husband,
Since her departure from RHOA, Wu has continued her career as an actress and producer.