Karyn was previously married to Randy Brooks. They have two children. Karyn and Randy divorced in the early nineties.
Karyn got her first leading role in 1998 in the movie Mixing Nia.
While starring on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Karyn appeared in 2 public service announcements for NBC's The More You Know. Her topics were stay in school and violence prevention.
She appeared in the movie The Ladies Man with Tim Meadows.
While playing Hilary on The Fresh Prince, she was sometimes credited as Karyn Rockwell, her married name, instead of by her maiden name.
Currently, Karyn is producing a line of DVD cartoons called Sweet Blackberry.
In 1987, Karyn had her first TV role in the drama The Bronx Zoo.
After the Fresh Prince, Karyn starred in the short-lifted sitcom Lush Life which only lasted three episodes before it was cancelled.
Karyn decided to go into acting when she was 13.
Her height is 5'8".
Karyn shares the same birthday as actress Gillian Anderson
Karyn enjoys dancing, fencing and horseback.
Karyn graduated from Santa Monica High School.
Karyn is also a model.
Karyn Parsons worked with Jennifer Beals on 13 Moons who is the ex-wife of her current husband Alexandre Rockwell.