Brandee Evans is an accomplished actor and businesswoman. She appears as a series regular on the Starz network show P-Valley, in the role of “Mercedes” – a performance critics describe as “wonderfully compelling,” and for which she was considered the breakout star of the first season. The hit show enjoyed record breaking premiere viewership and cult popularity. P-Valley’s highly anticipated second season airs summer, 2022. Brandee received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress for her work on season one of P-Valley.
Brandee’s additional acting credits include the film B-Boy Blues (2021), and television performances on A Rich Christmas (BET, 2021), The Family Business (BET & BET+ 2020-2022), Games People Play (BET, 2019), Dear Santa I Need a Date (TVOne, 2019), Lethal Weapon (Fox, 2018), and The Bobby Brown Story (BET+, 2018).
After graduation from the University of Memphis, Brandee’s first career was as an educator. She held the Chair position of the English department at Southwind High School in Memphis, her hometown. She went on to pursue Hollywood dreams, and landed a sought-after gig as a dancer for superstar recording artist Katy Perry. Brandee accompanied the artist on a world concert tour, and appeared with her on multiple television appearances and in music videos. A talented choreographer, Brandee went on to create for, and dance with artists including Monica, Ke$ha, and Ledisi, among others.
During her early years of hustling in Los Angeles, Brandee was a full-time caregiver to her beloved mother who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. She continues to be an enthusiastic advocate and public speaker on behalf of the caregiving community. She recently launched her “Caregiver Strong” brand of apparel & merchandise for retail sale at shop.BrandeeEvans.com – which has received incredible support from fans and friends all over the world.
Brandee enjoys living and promoting a healthy lifestyle, and honors a personal commitment to public service. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.