The multi talented American actress and a singer , Amandla Stenberg, was born on October 23, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is actually African-American.
Karen Brailsford, her mother, is a spiritual consoler and writer. Her father is Tom Stenberg. She has two step sisters from her father’s side, named Zulu and IsiXhosa. At the age of17, she attended Wildwood School which is in Los Angeles only.
Amandla Stenberg Professional Career
She has been in the acting since childhood. She did catalog, model shoots for Disney when she was just 4. She appeared in various ad commercials, while she was in school, such as Boeing. It was 2011, when she appeared in her debut movie, Columbiana. Her fanbase increased enormously when she lead the role of Rue in Hunger games in 2012. We could say that Hunger Games was best movie of Amandla.
Stenberg, in 2013, startend learning Violin and began singing Harmonies with Zander Hawley at Los Angeles. She formed a rock duo named “Honeywater”.The first episode, under the name “Honeywater”, was released in 2015. Hairstyle of Amandla is African-American. She did a video song “Don’t Cash Crop My Cornrows”, to which Kylie Jenner was inspired to adopt the same hairstyle. Beside violin, Stenberg also plays guitar and drums. The second episode of “Honeywater” was out In November 2016.
In 2014, she got a opportunity to voice Bia (character) from Movie Rio 2. In the same year, She was signed for a recurring role of “Sleepy Hollow” Season 1. In the next year i.e In 2015, she played series regular Halle Foster on Mr. Robinson. Amandla is also a writer. She co-wrote a comic book “Niobe: She is Life” with Sebastian Jones. Jones helped stenberg because the story revolves around a young female character. The book was published in 2015. The second part was released in 2017, named “ Niobe: She is Death”. She did a cover of Mac DeMacro’s song “Let My Baby Stay”, in 2017, for which she also appeared in the video. She has been also doing dramas like “Everything Everything” starring Nick Robinson and “The Hate U Give” (2018).
Amandla Stenberg Awards
She received Teen Choice award for her beautiful work in Hunger Games. For the same movie, she nominated for Image award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in Motion Picture “Hunger Games”, in 2013.
She received great appreciation for her work in “The Hate U Give”. She was nominated and received awards plenty of times. In 2018, she received “Rising Star Award”, “LAOFCS Award”, “IFJA Award”, “Hollywood Breakthrough Award”, “Breakthrough Performer”, “AAFCA Award”. IN 2019, She received “Image Award”, “Honoree Award”, again “Image Award” and was nominated numerous times for her work.
Talking of her achievements, she was declared “One of the most Incendiary voices of the generation” by Dazed Magazine. This happened after the release of her first episode in 2015. She was invited to talk about SuperSoul series 2 on “My authencity is my Activism” which was owned by Oprah Winfrey.
In 2015 and also 2016, Stenberg was able to mark her name in “30 Most influential teens”. In 2016, she debuted for American Magazine cover for Teen’s Vogue Magazine. In 2018, she was pictured on he cover of Time Magazine. This made her next generation honouree.
Amandla Stenberg Personal Life
Stenberg is feminist. She has always supported females and inspired them to work and do not depend on their man. She has been open about her being Gay. It was rumour that she’s dating King Princess in 2018 and yes this rumour is true. She is dating 19- year old King Princess ,whose real name is Mikaela Straus. For her strong political views on feminism she was name “Feminist of the year” in 2015 by Ms. Foundation for Women. Stenberg announced she would be attending New York university for film schooling in 2016, but there’s no further reports on it She is also supporting to end child hunger in America. She is supporting Ubuntu education fund for career of children who cannot afford education.
Amandla Stenberg Net Worth
According to assets, properties and all, owned by Amandla , the estimated net worth comes out to be $1 million USD. She is an intelligent woman, and she is greatly satisfied with what she has.