Named “one of the most incendiary voices of her generation,” Amandla Stenberg is an actress, singer, songwriter, and social activist who fights for LGBT youth. Teen Choice Award Winner got her fame in the movie Hunger Games as Rue in 2012. The actress made her movie debut in the film Colombiana as Cat, and since she has appeared in many films such as Everything, Everything, Where Hands Touch, As You Are, and Dear Evan Hansen. Similarly, the young star made her musical debut as the one-half of the folk-rock duo “Honeywater.” She is non-binary and uses both she/her and they/them pronouns.
Early Life | Childhood, Family, Siblings
On October 23, 1998, Amandla Stenberg was born in Los Angeles, California, to her mother, Karen Brailsford, and Tom Stenberg. Her old man is an African-American spiritual counselor, and her mom is a writer and editor at the popular magazine Elle and People’s Magzine.
Additionally, Amandla has two older half-sisters, Angel Mayree Stenberg and Elsie Stenberg from her father’s side.
Tom taught her guitar at the kindergarten level. That’s one of many reasons for the actress to love music. She did catalog modeling for Disney at age four and has also performed in commercials for clients for Boeing.
Career | Movies And TV Series
The promising actress is credited for four tv-series and 29 movies as of August 2021. She debuted in Hollywood as Cat in the film Colombiana in 2011. But Her role in Hunger Games, along with Jennifer Lawerence and Jeffrey Wright as Rue, got her into the limelight. In 2012, she won Teen Choice Award for her role in the movie. Also, she was nominated for Black Reel Award and Image Award for HUnger Games.
Her other popular series are Mr. Robinson, Sleepy Hollow, THe EDdy, and Neo Yokio.
Similarly, some of The Hunger Games actress’ popular movies include I Hate U give, Rio 2, Everything Everything, The Darkest MInd, Dear Evan Hansen, As you are, and more.
The latest movie of the actress is Dear Evan Hansen which describes the introverted life of Evan played by Ben Platt.
Similarly, The Darkest MInd star is also a singer and is a part of the folk-rock duo Honeywater. Additionally, her single, “Let My Baby Stay” was featured in the 2018 film Everything, Everything. She also appeared in Beyoncé’s Lemonade in 2016.
Net Worth | What Is Amandla Stenberg’s Annual Income?
As per Celebritynetworth, the net worth of Amandla Stenberg is between $1- $5 million. As per reports, the average income of teen-icon is $368.2k annually. Evidently, the major source of her is through her professional acting and singing career and modeling.
Relationship | Is Amandla Stenberg Still Together With Her Girlfriend Mikela Strauss (King Princess)?
Amandla Stenberg has confirmed to be bisexual and pansexual. As of now, she is possibly single as there is no news of her relationship status.
Prior, she was in a relationship with her girlfriend, King Princess. They were spotted several times together, spending quality time.
The popular couple split after a few months, and reportedly, it was because of the rumor of the actress being in a relationship with Jaden Smith, which was never confirmed.
Other Facts | Age And Height
The singer, actress, songwriter, and social activist is 23 years old as of 2021. Her height is 5 feet 2 inches (1.6), and she weighs 55kg (121 lbs).
Stenberg is very active on social media. She often uses the platform to put her political views. She mostly uses Instagram @amandlastenberg, which has 2.4 million followers.
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