Amandla Stenberg Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Amandla Stenberg is an American actress who came into the limelight after portraying Rue in The Hunger Games and is also known for her role as Madeline Whittier in Everything, Everything. She has appeared in  Beyoncé’s music video Lemonade in 2016, for which she gained BET Awards for YoungStar Award. She has also starred in the television series Sleepy Hollow as Macey Irving.

Birth Name

Amandla Stenberg

Nickname

Amandla

Profession

Actress

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Amandla Stenberg was born on October 23, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Age

She is currently 19 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has African-American and Danish ancestry.

Religion

Judaism

Education

Amandla attended Wildwood School, a private school, in Los Angeles. In 2016, Stenberg announced via Instagram that she would be attending film school at New York University.

Family Details

  • Father – Tom Stenberg (Businessman)
  • Mother – Karen Brailsford (Spiritual counselor and writer)
  • Siblings – She has 2 older half-sisters on her father’s side.

Marital Status

Single

Affairs

Amandla Stenberg is currently dating singer King Princess. She was in a relationship with Jaden Smith in the past.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.6 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 123 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-35
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Bisexual

Distinctive Features

Curly Hair

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Amandla Stenberg made her feature film debut in 2010, playing younger version of Zoe Saldana‘s character (Cataleya Restrepo) in an action-thriller “Colombiana”.

Television Debut

Amandla was cast in the recurring role of Macey Irving, the daughter of Captain Frank Irving (Orlando Jones), on Fox television series “Sleepy Hollow” from 2013 to 2014.

Famous For

Her portrayal of Rue in “The Hunger Games”, a 2012 dystopian science fiction thriller film, is considered as one of her best works in her acting career. The film was successful in terms of both critical acclaim and earning at the box office. She won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry with Jennifer Lawrence for her work in the film.

She also earned huge appreciation from critics for her role as Maddy Whittier in the romantic drama film “Everything, Everything”. The film had a high success rate which centers around a girl, who, due to an illness, can’t go outside her house, and her neighbor Olly, who wants to help her.

Brand Endorsements

Amandla has done a number of advertisement gigs from her early age. Her first modeling gig was when she posed for Disney’s catalogs at the age of four. She has also appeared in  TV commercials for  Kmart, Walmart, McDonald’s, Marshalls Law, GMC SUV, Sutter Health, Buildthedream.org, among others.

She was made the youth ambassador for non-profit organization No Kid Hungry.

Amandla Stenberg Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Japanese candy
  • Favorite Movie – The Shining (1980)
  • Style Icon – Solange Knowles (Beyonce‘s younger sister)

Amandla Stenberg Net Worth

Amandla Stenberg has a net worth of $1 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

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Amandla Stenberg Facts

In the Zulu language, her first name “Amandla” means “Power”.

She is a gifted musician, and can play the violin, drums and guitar. Her cover of Mac DeMarco’s “Let My Baby Stay” is featured on the Everything, Everything

Amandla describes herself as non-binary or gender-expansive.

In 2013, Stenberg began performing on the violin and singing harmonies at Los Angeles venues with singer/songwriter Zander Hawley.

She was featured on Dazed’s Autumn 2015 cover and  named her as “one of the most incendiary voices of her generation”.

She was featured in Time’s list of Most Influential Teens in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

She co-wrote the comic book “Niobe: She is Life” with Sebastian Jones, which was released in November 2015. They released their second part of the trilogy, “Niobe: She is Death”, in May 2017.

Her paternal grandmother was an Inuit from Greenland.

In 2012, She was named  #1 Breakout Kid Actor by Entertainment Weekly.

In June 2018, she came out as gay in an interview with Wonderland magazine.