|Amandla Stenberg Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Amandla Stenberg is an American actor, voice actor, activist, and singer. She has played Julie in the French-American 8-episode music drama miniseries The Eddy, Halle Foster in the sitcom Mr. Robinson, Sarah in the drama film As You Are, Macey Irving in the supernatural drama series Sleepy Hollow, Rue in the science fiction action film The Hunger Games, Alana Beck in the coming-of-age musical teen drama film Dear Evan Hansen, Ruby Daly in the dystopian superhero film The Darkest Minds, and Maddy Whittier in the romantic drama film Everything, Everything. Moreover, Amandla Stenberg was included in the SuperSoul 100 list of visionaries and influential leaders by Oprah Winfrey in 2016 and was also included in Time‘s list of Most Influential Teens in both 2015 and 2016
Los Angeles, California, United States
She announced in 2016 via Instagram that she would be studying filmmaking at New York University Tisch School of the Arts but eventually dropped the plan because she kept booking jobs. Therefore, she ultimately decided to continue with her acting career.
Actor, Activist, Voice Actor, Singer
- Father – Tom Stenberg
- Mother – Karen Brailsford (Spiritual Counsellor, Writer)
- Siblings – Amandla has 2 older paternal half-sisters.
- Others – Tage Stenberg (Paternal Grandfather), Ena Stenberg (Paternal Grandmother) (Radio Personality, Singer), Charlie Benjamin Brailsford (Maternal Grandfather), Leola White (Maternal Grandmother)
She has been represented by these agencies –
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Imprint PR, Public Relations Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
- One Management (Modeling and Endorsements)
Her net worth had been $2 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
56 kg or 123½ pounds
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Amandla Stenberg has dated –
- Jaden Smith (2014-2015) – From 2014 to 2015, actors Jaden Smith and Amandla Stenberg dated each other.
- King Princess – She and singer-songwriter King Princess confirmed that they were dating each other in June 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
She has African American ancestry on her mother’s side while she is of Danish descent on her father’s side.
Previously, she had stated that she was bisexual and pansexual. She came out as gay in an interview with Wonderland magazine in June 2018.
- Big curly hair
- Thick eyebrows
33-26-34 in or 84-66-86 cm
8 (US) or 40 (EU)
As a child actress, she has appeared in numerous commercials such as Kmart, Walmart, McDonald’s, Marshalls Law, GMC SUV, Sutter Health, Buildthedream.org, and many others. Watch the commercial compilation video on YouTube.
She was also seen in Stella McCartney ‘POP’ fragrance advertisement.
Amandla has also served as the youth ambassador for the non-profit organization No Kid Hungry.
Best Known For
Playing young Cataleya in Colombiana (2011) and Rue in The Hunger Games (2012).
Amandla debuted with the 2011 French action film Colombiana for her role as Young Cataleya. The older version of the character was played by Zoe Saldana.
First TV Show
Amandla first appeared in the supernatural drama series Sleepy Hollow for her role as Macey Irving from 2013 to 2014 in 4 episodes.
Though this was her first TV show, this was not her first television appearance. In 2012, Amandla appeared in a TV movie A Taste of Romance for her role as Taylor.
Amandla keeps herself fit by regular yoga. She first started out yoga with her best friend Miabayre in 2014.
Amandla Stenberg Favorite Things
- Food – Japanese candy
- Movie – The Shining (1980)
Source – Standard
Amandla Stenberg Facts
- Amandla uses both ‘she/her/hers’ and ‘they/their/theirs’ pronouns.
- Amandla is a gifted musician and can play guitar, drums, and violin. She learned guitar from her dad.
- She describes herself as non-binary or gender-expansive.
- Stenberg is an intersectional feminist.
- In 2015, Ms. Foundation for Women titled her “Feminist of the Year”.
- In the Zulu language, her first name “Amandla” means “Power”.
- She was named by her mom after her mom listened to Miles Davis’ 1989 album, “Amandla.”
- Stenberg likes to do knitting.
- Her paternal grandmother had Greenlandic Inuit ancestry.
- At 4, she started doing modeling for Disney for their catalogs.
- She co-authored a comic book “Niobe: She is Life” with Sebastian Jones released in November 2015.
- She was described as “one of the most incendiary voices of her generation” by Dazed magazine when it featured her on its Autumn 2015 cover.
- She has also performed on-stage with singer Zander Hawley as a part of the band Honeywater. She started this in 2013.
- Beyonce‘s younger sister, Solange Knowles is her style icon.
- Visit her official website @ amandlastenberg.com.
- Connect with Amandla on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr.