Who Is Amandla Stenberg?
Amandla Stenberg is an American actress who portrayed Rue in The Hunger Games; Madeline Whittier in Everything, Everything; and also Starr Carter in The Hate U Give (2018).
At the age of four, Amandla started doing catalog modeling shoots for Disney. She has also appeared in commercials for clients such as Boeing.
How Old Is Amandla Stenberg?
Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 20 years old as of 2018. Stenberg’s first name means “power” or “strength” in the South African languages of IsiXhosa and Zulu.
Amandla Stenberg Ethnicity
She has African-American and Danish ancestry.
Amandla Stenberg Family
She was born to Karen Brailsford who is an African-American spiritual counselor and writer, and Tom Stenberg, who is Danish. Amandla’s paternal grandmother had Greenlandic Inuit ancestry. She has two older half-sisters from her paternal side.
Amandla Stenberg Boyfriend
Amandla is dating American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer King Princess. According to daily mail, King confirmed that Amandla is her girlfriend in her Billboard interview which was published in late July 2018.
Though the two posed separately on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet Sunday in August 2018, the couple walked side by side and hand in hand when they headed out that day to go to the event.
Amandla Stenberg And Jaden
Stenberg and Jaden have been rumored to be dating in 2015, but the rumor died after the two were not seen together for a long time.
Amandla Stenberg Colombiana
She appeared in her first feature film, Colombiana, as a younger version of Zoe Saldana’s character in 2011.
Amandla Stenberg Hunger Games
Stenberg’s career breakthrough came when she was cast as Rue in the 2012 film The Hunger Games. She also voiced Bia in the 2014 animated film Rio 2. She had a recurring role in season one of Sleepy Hollow. Stenberg played series regular Halle Foster on Mr. Robinson in the summer of 2015.
She began performing on the violin and singing harmonies at Los Angeles venues with singer/songwriter Zander Hawley in 2013. The duo released their first EP in August 2015 as the folk-rock duo Honey water. The magazine Dazed named her “one of the most incendiary voices of her generation” when it featured her on its Autumn 2015 cover. Amandla was also included in Time’s list of Most Influential Teens in both 2015 and 2016 and then named to Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul 100 list of visionaries and influential leaders in 2016. She has spoken publicly on social media about cultural appropriation.
Amandla co-wrote the comic book Niobe: She is Life with Sebastian Jones. The book which is an offshoot of Jone’s graphic novel The Untamed is set in a fantasy world and follows the journey of a half-elf half-human princess. According to Jones it’s also the first nationally distributed comic that has a black woman as its protagonist while also having a black woman as the author and also another as the artist. Sebastian wanted Stenberg’s help in creating the comic because it revolved around a young female character. The first issue which was illustrated by Ashley A. Woods was published in November 2015. The pair released Niobe: She is Death in May 2017, the second part of the trilogy.
Amandla starred in the romantic drama Everything, Everything, directed by Stella Meghie in 2017, and co-starring Nick Robinson. She also played the lead in Amma Asante’s World War II drama Where Hands Touch, and also the contemporary drama The Hate U Give (2018).
Amandla Stenberg New Movie
- Where Hands Touch – 2018
Amandla Stenberg Movies
|2018||The Darkest Minds||Ruby Daly|
|The Hate U Give||Starr Carter|
|Where Hands Touch||Leyna|
|2017||Everything, Everything||Maddy Whittier|
|2016||As You Are||Sarah|
|2012||The Hunger Games||Rue|
|The World Is Watching: Making The Hunger Games||Herself|
How Tall Is Amandla Stenberg?
The Hunger Games star stands at a height of 1.6 m.
Amandla Stenberg Bisexual
She identifies as non-binary and also uses both ‘they’ and ‘she’ pronouns. Amandla has also previously said she was bisexual and pansexual.