Asante Blackk Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Asante Blackk Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth October 20, 2001
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Asante Blackk is an American actor who has gained acclaim with his performance as Kevin Richardson in the Netflix crime drama miniseries When They See Us. For this role, he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in the “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series” category, becoming one of the youngest nominees in its history. Asante has also appeared in shows like Live in Front of a Studio AudienceSocial Distance, and This Is Us.

Born Name

Asante Duah Ma’at

Nick Name

Asante Blackk

Asante Blackk as seen while taking a mirror selfie in October 2020
Asante Blackk as seen while taking a mirror selfie in October 2020 (Asante Blackk / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Maryland, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Asante Blackk studied at Judith P. Hoyer Montessori School, where he started acting.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Ayize Ma’at (b. Myrell A. Morton) (Clinical Social Worker, Couples Therapist)
  • Mother – Aiyana Ma’at (Clinical Social Worker, Couples Therapist)
  • Others – Dennis W. Wiley (Maternal Grandfather) (Co-pastor of the Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ), Christine Wiley (Maternal Grandmother) (Co-pastor of the Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ), Samira Wiley (Maternal Aunt) (Actress, Voiceover Artist), Joshua Wiley (Maternal Uncle), Rashar Morton (Uncle) (Graphic Design Artist)

Build

Slim

Asante Blackk posing for a picture in February 2021
Asante Blackk posing for a picture in February 2021 (Asante Blackk / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Asante Blackk is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Pierced ears

Asante Blackk clicking a selfie in April 2021
Asante Blackk clicking a selfie in April 2021 (Asante Blackk / Instagram)

Asante Blackk Facts

  1. He began acting at the age of 6.
  2. For his first role, he played Mowgli in a production of The Jungle Book.
  3. Asante Blackk’s first professional acting role was in How I Learned to Be a Kid at the Howard Theatre in Washington.
  4. His When They See Us co-stars include Caleel HarrisJharrel JeromeKylie Bunbury, Aunjanue Ellis, Vera Farmiga, Felicity Huffman, John Leguizamo, Niecy Nash, Michael K. William, and others. His performance in the show also got him nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for “Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries”.
  5. Asante Blackk made his first TV show appearance by playing the recurring role of Malik Hodges, Deja’s classmate and later boyfriend who has an infant daughter from a prior romantic relationship, in the NBC romantic family drama series, This Is Us, in 2019.
  6. For his role in This Is Us, Asante was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for “Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” as well as a Black Reel Television Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” in 2020.
  7. He appeared in an episode titled Pomp and Circumstance of the Netflix anthology series, Social Distance, in 2020.

Featured Image by Asante Blackk / Instagram

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