This article will answer every question you have about Teyonah Parris. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Teyonah do for a living?
- Who are Teyonah’s parents and siblings?
- What are Teyonah’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Teyonah married or does she have a boyfriend?
- Does Teyonah have any children?
- Where is Teyonah now?
- How tall is Teyonah?
- How much money does Teyonah earn?
- What is Teyonah’s net worth?
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Who is Teyonah Parris?
Teyonah Parris is an American actress active since 2010. She began her acting career in 2010 with a guest role on The Good Wife. She later had a recurring role as Dawn Chambers in the AMC drama series, Mad Men. Her role was the first major African American character on Mad Men.
In 2014, she appeared in the independent film Dear White People which was her breakthrough role. She also began starring in the Starz comedy series, Survivor’s Remorse later that year. She starred in the satirical drama film Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee for which she received her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture nomination. Parris also played the leading role in Where Children Play directed by Leila Djansi. In 2015, Parris starred alongside David Oyelowo in Five Nights in Maine played R&B/Jazz singer Miki Howard in the biopic The Miki Howard Story.
She was cast as the lead character in the period drama film Buffalo Soldier Girl in 2016. The film is about a woman who disguised as a man, enlisted and fought with the African American Post Civil War era as a Buffalo Soldier. She also had a recurring role on the Fox prime time soap opera Empire playing Detective Pamela Rose. She was cast in a leading role on the CBS drama pilot Murder. In 2018, she also co-starred in If Beale Street Could Talk. This is a drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins.
Teyonah Parris WandaVision
Parris appears as the adult version of Monica Rambeau from Captain Marvel (2019) in the 2020 American web television miniseries created for Disney+ by Jac Schaeffer, based on the Marvel Comics characters Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and Vision. In the film, she is the daughter of Maria Rambeau, who is the best friend of Carol Danvers.
The films also star Elizabeth Olsen (as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), Kat Dennings (Darcy Lewis), Randall Park (Jimmy Woo), and Kathryn Hahn (a “nosy neighbor”).
How Old is Teyonah Parris?
Parris is 32 years old as of 2020 having been born on September 22, 1987, in Hopkins, South Carolina, U.S. She shares her birthday with other famous people such as Tom Felton, Andrea Bocelli, Ronaldo, Joan Jett, Thiago Silva, Tatiana Maslany, among others.
Teyonah Parris Family
Who are Teyonah Parris’s parents?
Parris was born and raised in Hopkins, South Carolina.
Does Teyonah Parris have siblings?
Parris was raised as a middle child between brothers. Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Teyonah Parris Education
Parris was accepted into the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. There, she 11th and 12th grade. She later attended and graduated from the Juilliard School.
Teyonah Parris Husband – Boyfriend
On her love life matters, she is seen as a person who hates drama and loves her privacy. She has managed to keep her marriage/dating life low key and leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is any news regarding this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Teyonah Parris Height
Adding to her beautiful, and well-curved body, Parris stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Teyonah Parris Net Worth
Parris has earned greatly through her acting career. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Teyonah Parris Films and Television series
Since her television debut in 2010, Teyonah has gone ahead to appear in many notable films and television shows such as:
- The Photograph in 2020 as Asia
- Charm City Kings in 2020 as Terri
- WandaVision in 2020 as Monica Rambeau
- Point Blank in 2019 as Taryn
- Murder in 2018 as Det. Ayana Lake
- If Beale Street Could Talk in 2018 as Ernestine Rivers
- Empire in 2017 as Detective Pamela Rose
- 90 Days in 2016 as Jessica
- Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story in 2016 as Miki Howard
- Chi-Raq in 2015 as Lysistrata
- Where Children Play in 2015 as Bellissima Mccain
- Five Nights in Maine in 2015 as Penelope
- Dear White People in 2014 as Collandrea “Coco” Conners
- They Came Together in 2014 as Wanda
- Survivor’s Remorse from 2014 to 2017 as Missy Vaughn
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2013 as
- Karen Branston
- A Picture of You in 2013 as Mika
- Mad Men from 2012 to 2015 as Dawn Chambers
- The Good Wife in 2010 as Melinda Gossett
- How Do You Know in 2010 as Riva
- Wu is Dead in 2010 as Alma
- Empire Corner in 2010 as Alma