Crisette Ellis is a native of Detroit, MI. She is married to Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, Who is the Senior Pastor of Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, MI. They have two children, Kiera and Charles IV.

Crisette is also a philanthropist and financially supports High School students who are interested in entrepreneurship through the Kristen Marie Scholarship Fund that she established in memory of her deceased daughter. Crisette enjoys reading, writing, inspiring others and traveling the world.

She is a graduate of Michigan State University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Public Affairs Management. Crisette has achieved the highest position in Mary Kay as a National Sales Director. She is also the CEO of Affirmations by Crisette which is a lifestyle brand of motivational and inspirational 

 products that encourage people to live their best life. She has also authored a children’s book entitled “My Future is So BRIGHT”.