Keisha Morris is an American actress who appeared in the movie The Bag Man. She rose to fame after tying the knot with the American rapper Tupac Shakur. Besides, her ex-husband Tupac is also known as a criminal law student.
Her former husband Tupac was one of the most influential music artists of all time. He not only presented the HipHop/Rap culture but also represented himself as a black community advocate throughout his music career. Unfortunately, the hip-hop star Tupac lost his life in a drive-by shooting in 1966 in Las Vegas. His murder somehow remained a mystery.
Apart from that, his life was also mysterious as not much is known about his personal life. He never revealed much about his ex-wife as well. Although the marriage only lasted for a few months, his fans are curious to know more about her. Here, find more details about Keisha Morris including her love life, how she met Shakur, their separation cause, and many more. Stay till the end to find other interesting facts about her!
Keisha Morris Early Life & Details
The celebrity spouse Keisha Morris is currently 48 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 10, 1974, in The Bronx, New York. She was born to an African-American family and holds American nationality. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Talking about her family, the celebrity spouse remains tight-lipped about her family details. She has not revealed anything about her parents and sibling yet.
The former celebrity wife Keisha completed her schooling in her hometown. Later, she completed her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College in New York City.
Furthermore, she revealed in an interview that, she also decided to join her master’s in criminal justice in September of 1996. However, she was unable to complete her studies because of her Ex-husband’s murder case.
How Did Keisha Morris First Met Tupac?
In an interview, Keisha revealed that she was only 20 years old while Tupac was 21 years old when they first met each other. At that time, Tupac was going through a court case as he was accused of sexual assault.
They met each other in June of 1994 at a club named Chippendale’s club which is now known as “Capitoline New York.” She disclosed that it was fathers days and there was a huge crowd. They danced together but didn’t have a conversation for a long time. She also said that he wanted to have a conversation but she left the club early.
They met each other the next time in another nightclub club named Tunnel where Tupac instantly recognized and asked her saying,
“Weren’t you the girl that had on the black dress and you spoke to me for like five minutes? I’ve been looking for you for a month.”
She disclosed that it was quite hard for her to believe it but he remembered everything that they talked about. After that, Tupac gave his contact number. Keisha finally agreed to meet him in the lobby and slowly the couple started seeing each other on and off.
Keisha Tied Knot With Tupac When He Was Behind Bars
As aforementioned, Tupac was going through his high-profile trial while he was seeing his to-be-wife Keisha Morris. Soon after the music star proposed to his girlfriend, he was found guilty of his case and was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison.
Despite Tupac having a gangsta personality and a prison sentence, it did not stop Keisha from being by his side. She decided to stay with her boyfriend Tupac during his hardest time i.e during his court ordeal.
After four months of being in prison, Tupac decided to tie the knot with his girlfriend Keisha. The couple exchanged vows on April 29, 1995. She expressed that ( for him) it was more like,
“I want people to take you seriously and let them know that you’re my wife.
She made sure that her husband would not feel alone during his hardest time. The star’s wife made a regular visit so that he could come out of his cell. She would make sure that someone would be there if she was not able to make it.
Who Is Keisha Morris’s Husband Tupac Shakur?
Keisha’s former Spouse Tupac Shakur is a well-renowned American rapper known for his music like Me Against The World, Diamond, All Eyez On Me, and many more. Tupac aka Lesane Parish Crooks was born on June 16, 1971, in New York City to his parents Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland.
He used 2pac as his stage name and was one of the best-selling music artists. His 75 music records were sold worldwide which is why he was also considered as of the most influential music artist. Apart from his musical career, he also worked for the black community as an activist and represented himself as one of the artists from the black community.
Why Did The Couple Part Their Ways?
Although Keisha was by her husband’s side during his toughest time, something went wrong between them. The couple parted ways just after ten months of their marriage. They divorced in 1996.
Keisha disclosed that things got different when he was released from jail in October 1995. She expressed that he did not make her feel much more important in his life. She said,
“Things were getting very different once he got bail, and I felt like I wasn’t needed anymore.
Keisha further expressed,
“It wasn’t a good feeling. I just felt like, wow, okay, it was over. Like, Okay, I don’t need you anymore. I’m getting out. That’s it.”
She also expressed in the above-mentioned interview that, Tupac and Keisha both were frustrated by the situation at that time. Keisha had sacrificed a lot including her job and education just so that she could support her husband. But, Tupac used to lash out all their frustration at Keisha. The situation was getting very difficult for her which is why she decided to get out of the relationship for her best.
Keisha Morris and Ex-Partner Tupac Were Still in Contact Till His Murder
Keisha and Tupac maintained their relationship as a friend even after their divorce. They had met each other just a couple of days at the MTV awards show before he was murdered. She said that he texted her saying,
“Keisha, I’m in New York. Call me. I’m at the Hotel Nikko. I want you to come down here.”
The former celebrity spouse disclosed that, although they got divorced she was still Mrs. Shakur for him. She further said that he just wanted to lie down. They didn’t have any kind of intimacy. The next morning, he was still in his sleep and she did not want to wake him up. She said that it was the last time she saw him. She also disclosed that she should have woken him up that day.
What Is Keisha Doing After Tupac’s Death?
Keisha Morris quit her acting career and started working as an educator after Tupac’s death. She discloses that she has moved on and is teaching the younger generation about injustices and inequalities.
She is also a vocal campaigner against social injustices and addresses the biases regarding gender and race.
Keisha Did Not Have Children With Her Ex-Husband
The former couple did not have any kids together. However, Keisha revealed in an interview that Tupac was very serious regarding his and Keisha’s relationship. He also wanted kids with her and revealed that,
“Tupac picked out names he wanted to move to Arizona and name our Daughter Star and our son Michelangelo.”
Unfortunately, the couple could not have kids. However, Keisha is now the mother to her two kids. She gave birth to her child from another man after her separation from Tupac.
Furthermore, it is also believed that Tupac had a child from his earlier relationship. It was revealed after a girl named Jaycee Shakur claimed herself as the daughter of the famous music star Tupac Shakur.
Keisha Morris’ Net Worth
She has been able to amass quite a good amount of fortune throughout her career. She reportedly has been net worth of $6 million as of 2022.
Talking about her former husband’s net worth, Tupac had gathered a net worth of $40 million at the time of his death.
Is Keisha Available on Social Platforms?
The former celebrity spouse likes to stay away from the media and limelight. Keisha is quite inactive on social media platforms as she does not like to reveal much about her personal life. She is currently not available on any social platforms as of now.