Tessa Thompson
Tessa Thompson
Celebrated Name: Tessa Thompson
Real Name/Full Name: Tessa Lynne Thompson
Gender: Female
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: October 3, 1983
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5ft 4, 164 cm
Weight: 121 lbs, 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: bisexual
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Tessa Thompson Lesbian?: Bisexual.
Profession: Actress, singer, songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Tessa Thompson is an American actor whose professional career was launched while she was still at the Santa Monica College under the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare. She participated in “The Tempest” and “Romeo and Juliet”.

She earned nomination at the NAACP Theatre Award for her role in the production of “Romeo and Juliet”. She became popularly known for her leading role in “Mississippi Damned” a Tina Mabry’s independent drama film in the year 2009. In 2010 she also starred in Tyler Perry’s drama film “For coloured Girls”.

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Early Life & Biography

Tessa Thomson was born in Los Angeles, California, United States in October 3, 1983. She came from a musical family for her father Marc Anthony is a singer songwriter and also the founder of Chocolate Genius, Inc a musical collective.

Tessa went to Santa Monica High School then later studied Cultural Anthropology at Santa Monica College (SMC). She is as so a product of Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company and Lisa Wolpe lectures.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 3 October 1983, Tessa Thompson is 40 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. Her height is 164 cm tall, and weight is 55 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

When it comes to her personal life in dating Tessa is a very private person who has never revealed her dating information to the public. She tends to create a personal space that is very private and will only publicise things that pertains her career.

However in a recent interview in 2018 shocked her fans in her recent discovery. She disclosed to the public that she is attracted to both male and female but would not want to consider herself bisexual.


Tessa started her acting career with a stage debut in one of three actors in LAWSC’s production “The Tempest” playing the role of Ariel in the year 2002. The following year she played Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans, 1836”. The role made her to receive nomination from NAACP Theatre Award.

In the year 2005 she was more than happy when she made her first TV appearance “Cold Case” a CBS crime drama series. Her skill landed her yet another role in “Veronica Mars” UPN/CW neo-noir drama series playing as Jackie cook in the year 2005. The following year featured on “Grey’s Anatomy a medical drama series in ABC.

She happened to lucky because it was still in 2006 that she appeared in her first feature film “When a stranger Calls” as scarlet. Throughout the next years she appeared in several notable films such as make it happen, Life and Private Practice “ and “Heroes.”

In 2010 she approached Perry directly and asked if she should be a cast in his film and it came to pass that she was feature in the stage lay adaption for coloured girls. It is also in the same year that she landed a guest role in the horror series “666 Park Avenue” playing the role of Sasha the daughter to Gavin Doran.

Tessa came to lime light while she was still in her early performances in “Dear white People” a comedy drama and also has Diane Nash in “Selma” a historical drama in the year 2014.

She continued to gain a huge following though her role as Bianca Taylor in “Creed”  which is a sports drama released in the year 2015.in 2019 se landed a leading role in the science franchise film called “Men i Black: International”.

Apart from acting she has also ventured into music which is her second favourite thing to do. She has developed the interest in singing and song writing. Her music has been featured as sound tracks for Creed and Creed II. She has also been a member of Caught a Ghost which is a Los Angeles-based indie soul band.

Awards & Achievements

Tessa Thompson is a deal breaker who earned her NAACP Theatre Award in the year 2009 for her role as Tina Mabry in “Mississippi Damned and also in 2010 in the Tyler Perry’s drama film “For Coloured Girls”.

She won the Black Reel Awards for her role in “For coloured girls” in 2011. Some of the other awards she has won include African American Film Critics Association, Gotham awards, American Black Film Festival.

Net Worth & Salary of Tessa Thompson in 2024

Tessa Thompson Net Worth
Tessa Thompson Net Worth

The renowned actress has accumulated a lot of wealth all thanks to her career in acting. She became a force to reckon with while she was still in college and even started earning a living in her early stages of her career.

Her lavish lifestyle and collections of assets are clear emphasis at how she is fairing as a result of her talent. She has a net worth of $5 million as of June 2024.

Tessa will stop at nothing but being the best that she can be in her acting career. She has in many occasions challenged herself to knock on doors that were initially locked. She is a good role model to the young people and even to her fans.


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