K. D. Aubert

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K. D. Aubert
K D Aubert by David Shankbone.jpg
1 May 2007
Born Karen Denise Aubert
(1978-12-06) December 6, 1978 (age 39)
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Occupation Actress, Fashion Model, Singer, Producer, CEO,
Years active 1999–present

Karen Denise Aubert (born December 6, 1978), better known as K.D. Aubert or K.D. Rose, is an American actress, fashion model and singer.[1] She owns her own Record Label called Roseland Records a.k.a. Roseland Entertainment.[2]

Early life[edit]

K.D. Aubert was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and is of African-American and Louisiana Creole (African American, Native American, and French) descent, describing herself as "African-American with a dash of Creole".[3] She grew up in Riverside & Los Angeles & attended San Diego State University, where she played on the Aztec softball team.

Early career[edit]

She was discovered working behind the make-up counter at Macy's.[4] She has modeled for Victoria's Secret, Noxzema, Frederick's of Hollywood, Escada and many more. She co-hosted MTV's Kidnapped and has gone on to star in several films and music videos.[4]

Commercials[edit]

Aubert is also one of the four original Fantanas, a female group of spokesmodels appearing in TV commercials for the soft drink Fanta. She was the Strawberry Fanta.[5] She is featured as the Strawberry Fantana with her fellow Fantanas in the Maxim magazine online girl gallery and was ranked #91 and #97 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2003[6] and 2004,[7] respectively. K.D Aubert was in an Old Spice commercial with Greg Jennings of the Green Bay Packers.[8] She has also been in commercials for Bacardi, Miller Lite, Go Daddy, Beats By Dr.Dre, and Cola. Karen has just finished a commercial with George Clooney and Nespresso.[9]

Movie career[edit]

Karen got her start in the movie The Scorpion King starring Dwayne Johnson as one of the Harlots.[10] K.D Aubert's big break came when she was cast as Donna in the movie Friday After Next which was directed by Marcus Raboy & produced by Ice Cube.[11] Karen also had 2 roles in the movie Hollywood Homicide.[12] She also starred in the movie DysEnchanted as Little Red Riding Hood with Jim Belushi.[13] Karen was also in the movie Soul Plane as Giselle which was directed by Jessy Terrero and co starred Snoop Dogg as Captain Mack, Tom Arnold as Mr. Hunkee, & Kevin Hart as Nashawn Wade.[14] She also played Eliza in the movie Frankenfish which co starred Tory Kittles, & China Chow.[15] In 2005 K.D played Cherise in the movie In the Mix with Usher, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chazz Palminteri, and others.[16] In 2007 Karen was cast as Julie the Waitress in the movie The Grand (film) which starred Ray Romano, Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines, and many more.[17] In 2008 K.D Aubert played April May in Surfer, Dude that starred Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson, and distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.[18] In 2013 K.D Aubert was nominated & won an Africa Movie Academy Award for her role in the movie Turning Point [19] as well as the Turning Point cast who also won several awards at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA.[20] K.D has a new movie coming out soon called "She Ball" [21] directed by Nick Cannon.[22]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Video game appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K.D. Aubert aka K.D. Rose presented by VannDigital.com". Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "K.D Rose". Discogs.
  3. ^ "K.D. Aubert presented by Cutiecentral.com". Retrieved February 29, 2008.
  4. ^ a b "K.D. Aubert – From a Creole Beauty to International Model and Actress". kreolmagazine.com. International Kreol Magazine. 18 March 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Meet The Actors Behind Your Favorite Commercial Characters - Greeningz". 28 February 2017.
  6. ^ "FreeJose.com". Maxim Magazine Hot 100 Women of 2003. Archived from the original on February 23, 2007. Retrieved January 23, 2007.
  7. ^ "FreeJose.com". Maxim Magazine Hot 100 Women of 2004. Archived from the original on May 12, 2009. Retrieved January 23, 2007.
  8. ^ "mankindunplugged.com - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Greg Jennings Old Spice Commercial [Video]".
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ "The Scorpion King (2002)" – via www.imdb.com.
  11. ^ "Friday After Next" – via www.imdb.com.
  12. ^ "Hollywood Homicide".
  13. ^ "DysEnchanted" – via www.imdb.com.
  14. ^ "Soul Plane".
  15. ^ "Frankenfish" – via www.imdb.com.
  16. ^ "In the Mix" – via www.imdb.com.
  17. ^ "The Grand (2007)" – via www.imdb.com.
  18. ^ "Surfer, Dude".
  19. ^ "Turning Point" – via www.imdb.com.
  20. ^ Writer, VINCENT JACKSON, Staff. "Egg Harbor City actor in an (African) Oscar-nominated film".
  21. ^ "She Ball" – via www.imdb.com.
  22. ^ "Nick Cannon & Chris Brown Have A Movie In The Works". 19 December 2017.

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