Patrice Lovely started acting in 1997. In 2004 Lovely joined the UniverSoul Circus as a ringmaster alongside Shuckey Duckey as Mrs. Mabelle. She returned to the Big Top in 2010 as Grandma Maggie with Daniel "Lucky" Malatsi playing her grandson. In 2011, Lovely debuted on the stage for A Madea's Christmas, then she has been in other show such as fan favorite I Don't Want to Do Wrong. In 2013, She joined the cast of the new sitcom Love Thy Neighbor.