Professional Name: Karrueche Tientrese Tran
Birth name: Karrueche Tran
Birthday: May 17, 1988
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 1,55 m
Parents: Cindy Adamson, DeVon Minters
Nicknames: Kae, Rue, Rueche
Religious conviction: Christian
Karrueche Tientrese Tran (born May 17, 1988) is an American actress and model.She was born in Los Angeles, California.Her mother is Vietnamese, and her father is Jamaican. Karrueche Tran first attended high school at Fairfax High School before switching schools and later, graduated from Birmingham High School in 2006.
Karrueche Tran began her career in the fashion industry as a personal shopper. From 2009–2012 she worked at Nordstrom located at the Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park, CA. After her spell in retail, Tran worked as free-lance celebrity stylist in Hollywood. She first gained fame when she began dating an R&B artist.
She posed as the face of Lady Crooks, the women’s division under the streetwear brand Crooks and Castles for their Summer 2013 collection. Karrueche Tran was also featured in the Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook for Korean-based athletic brand Le Coq Sportif.
She has also appeared on the covers of Rolling Out, Flaunt Magazine, Ouch Magazine, The Hundreds,Cliche Magazine, Bleu Magazine and Annex Magazine. In June 2015 Tran had two feature stories on ELLE.com.
She’s also featured in volume one of the photography book, Love West Coast Girls by celebrity photographer Mike Miller.
Karrueche Tran currently co-stars as Vivian Johnson in the Emmy award-winning web series The Bay The Series. She also appeared in the TV One movie The Fright Nite Files (2014) and 3 Headed Shark Attack in the Summer of 2015. And has also gained recognition for her performance as Vanessa Ivy in the fashion web series by StyleHaul titled “Vanity” which is sponsored by the makeup brand Maybelline. In 2014, Karrueche hosted the BET Awards red carpet and multiple events during the official BET Weekend. Previously she co-hosted the BET show 106 & Park.
Karrueche is signed to Wilhelmina Models LA and is managed by Jacob York of Electric Republic.