Who is Roselyn Keo – Unknown Facts About Roselyn Keo, The Sophisticated Hustler


The Hustlers movie released on the 12th of September 2019. The story revolves around four women and a man who were accused of allegedly drugging men and using their credit cards illegally by charging them thousands of dollars at New York’s popular clubs.

Who is Roselyn “Rosie” Keo?

One of the ringleaders of the above mentioned scheme was Roselyn Keo, who was present in the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the premiere of “The Hustlers”, the story of which is based on her and three other women.

Unknown Facts of Roselyn Keo Now

  • Roselyn Keo was born in a place near Manhattan.
  • Roselyn Keo’s parents are Cambodian refugees.
  • Roselyn Keo’s parents left and her brother with her grandparents.
  • Roselyn had humble beginnings and struggled hard to support herself and entered college at Berkeley, NYC.
  • Roselyn worked everywhere between a local diner to being a pole dancer in New York.
  • Roselyn took to pole dancing at the age of 17 and that’s when the ‘hustle’ began.
  • Roselyn Keo began hustling with stripping at a local club in Rockland County.
  • She moved on to bigger clubs like Times Square’s Flash Dancers club and Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club.
  • Roselyn Keo began earning out of tips and extra charges from clientele which was legal during that time.
  • At the age of 27, Roselyn was indicted for a serious crime of illegally drugging men and siphoning money from their credit cards in New York’s clubs.
  • Roselyn came out in the open and narrated her version of the entire ordeal which is been filmed as the movie, ‘The Hustle’.
  • Roselyn got caught when she was involved in drugging a cardiologist Dr. Zyad Younan who was charged a whopping $135K for one night of partying. The charges were flagged as fraudulent and the case went to court and the doctor won it.
  • Roselyn Keo’s book is ‘The Sophisticated Hustler’ which features her story.
  • Roselyn Keo’s website is https://roselynkeo.com/ and her book can be purchased from her website for $20.00.
  • Roselyn Keo has around 12K followers on Instagram. Her handle is @roselynkeo
  • Roselyn Keo was sentenced to five years probation in 2016, but made an appearance at the Toronto Film Festival to watch her own story on the big screen!




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