She started he career as a stand-up comic. Then she went on to the big screen. She had a small role in the comedy movie Friday. But her career didn't stop there she later made her way to the small screen where she co-starred on the television series Thea. Brandy Norwood also co-starred.After the cancellation of Thea she went on to another show Moesha which starred her former co-star singer/actress Brandy. Yvette played the owner of "The Den" Andell Wilkerson. Yvette is most recognized by her portrayal of Andell. After her exit of Moesha in 2000 Yvette took her character to another show."The Parkers"which stars her former co-star Countess Vaughn-James and newcomer Mo'nique,Yvette has truly proven to be an unstoppable force.