She co-starred in the 2007 thriller film Cover starring Aunjanue Ellis, and in later years worked in low-profile independent movies.
Paula Jai Parker, who did the Trudy Proud voice in “The Proud Family,” has opened up about having financial challenges.She opened up in an episode of TV One’s “Hollywood Divas” about her finances, saying that after losing her job as a result of her relationship with her husband, she faced serious financial issues that rendered her homeless and having to live in a hotel.Her money was no longer giving the comfort she used to enjoy.She couldn’t understand why her money was fizzling away.In the early 2000s, Parker co-starred in 30 Years to Life, High Crimes, Phone Booth, and My Baby's Daddy.
In 2004, she played the lesbian woman in the LGBT comedy-drama, She Hate Me, and appeared as Ruth Brown in biographical film Ray.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, she moved to New York City and played a number of clubs.
From 1992 to 1993, she performed on the FOX comedy program The Apollo Comedy Hour, filmed live at the legendary Apollo Theater, and later was cast member on the short-lived sketch show, Townsend Television.
Things started getting more challenging for her even when they simply went for simple dates at the park.
While such could’ve been easy to handle, it was a challenge for her since she’d to take care of all the financial needs most of the time.
The guy had ample time to work but could only make around a week yet for her, a full time student, she could make a lot more than that.