|Lisa Wu Hartwell|
|Place of Origin||Inglewood, California|
|Series||The Real Housewives of Atlanta|
Lisa Wu Hartwell, 44 is resident of a luxurious country club community in Duluth, GA. In the past, she has also been known as Sharon Lisa Sweat and Sharon Millette Wu. Originally born and raised in Inglewood, California to a Afro-Caribbean mother and Chinese father, Lisa had many ups and downs as a youth and adult, including filing for bankruptcy in 2007. She was previously married to R&B singer Keith Sweat from 1992-2002, from which she had two sons Jordan and Justin. Lisa confesses that that the relationship was an abusive ones at times and revealed that Sweat, who has custody of her two sons, refused to sign a waiver for their sons to appear on the show.
Lisa is a busy career woman who wears many hats – she owns her own real estate firm, Hartwell & Associates, a jewelry line called Wu Girls, a baby clothing line, Hart 2 Hart Baby, and juggles a budding acting, modeling and writing career. She's a devoted wife to her husband, NFL player Ed Hartwell, whom she married in 2005.
Living a fast-paced life as a mother of three, Lisa’s never-ending energy keeps her on the move. With her real estate business slowing because of the economy, her entrepreneurial spirit kicks in and she decides to launch a clothing line, “Closet Freak.” To her surprise, she finds her biological clock is ticking, and debates expanding her family by having another baby, but Ed’s NFL career might throw a wrench in the plans. Lisa is thrown into the midst of all the drama between the other housewives as old rumors resurface.