Kalilah was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Montgomery, AL. She was awarded degrees from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Meharry Medical College in Business Administration and Medicine, respectively. While living in Tennessee, Kalilah was an active volunteer for many causes. Her passion for philanthropy and volunteerism continues. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., initiated through the Mu Zeta Chapter, and a former Miss Black Tennessee USA and Miss Black USA.
Today, Kalilah is a full-time SAG-AFTRA professional actress and voiceover artist. She graduated from The Second City Training Center Conservatory Program and continues training at Upright Citizens' Brigade Training Center and The Imagined Life. Recently, Kalilah was cast as a monologist in Twinkie Byrd's Fourth Annual Monologue Slam, has been featured in McDonald's and Fiat commercials, and has made appearances on the shows Nashville, Survivor's Remorse, State of Affairs, Born Again Virgin, and Devious Maids. Kalilah also made an exciting return to theater, the performance medium that ignited her passion, on Mother's Day this year. Her performance in "The Truth: A Musical Stage Play" was her first leading role in a theater production in LA. In addition to these recent appearances, many more projects are in development and many more opportunities are on the horizon.