DeWanda Wise - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 12, 2022
|Nick Name:||Deda, Pooh|
|Best Known For:||Jurassic World: Dominion (film)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||May 30, 1984 (age 38)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Jessup, Maryland, USA|
|Father's Name:||John Jackson|
|Mother's Name:||Margie Wise|
Dwayne Wise (brother)
|High School:||Atholton High School|
|Married Date:||June 26, 2009|
|Husband's Name:||Alano Miller|
|Height:||1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size:||8 US|
|Breast Size:||36 inch|
|Waist Size:||28 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is DeWanda Wise?
DeWanda Wise is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for starring in the TV series She's Gotta Have It as Nola Darling and in the film Jurassic World Dominion as Kayla Watts.
DeWanda Wise in She's Gotta Have It (Image: The Guardian)
DeWanda Wise – Age, Parents, Siblings
DeWanda Wise was born on May 30, 1984, in Jessup, Maryland, USA. Her birth name is DeWanda Jackson. Her mother’s name is Margie Wise and her father’s name is John Jackson. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling- a brother named Dwayne Wise.
For education, DeWanda Wise attended Atholton High School. While a student there she took AP Psychology thinking she wanted to become a therapist. However, she realized this is not the career path for her. In her sophomore year, she began after when her high school theatre director cast her in production in lieu of detention.
She went on to enroll at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts from where he graduated with honors with a dual bachelor degree's in Drama and Metropolitan Social and Cultural Analysis. There she met Gina Rodriguez, who is also now a famous actress.
Her ethnicity is African-American.
DeWanda Wise – Boyfriend, Husband, Children
DeWanda Wise married her longtime boyfriend Alano Miller on 26 June 2009 after years of dating. She and her husband do not have children yet. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.
DeWanda Wise, Alano Miller (Image: Instagram)
DeWanda Wise – Career
Wise began her career as an actress in the mid-2000s. In the year 2006, she landed roles in the short films Super Powers and Who's Calling. This was followed by minor roles in the films Spinning Into Butter (2007), Steam (2007), Smoking Nonsmoking (2011), Knucklehead (2015), How to Tell You're a Douchebag (2016), among others.
Moreover, she has portrayed characters, mostly as a guest star, in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2007), One Life to Live (2008), The Unusuals (2009), The Good Wife (2011), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2022), Tokens the Series (2011), Boardwalk Empire (2011), The Mentalist (2014), etc.
Finally DeWanda Wise landed the recurring role of Clara in the TV series Underground (2017) which let her eventually land more recurring TV roles.
Since 2017, DeWanda Wise has starred in the films The Weekend (2018), Someone Great (2019), Fatherhood (2021), The Harder They Fall (2021), Jurassic World Dominion (2022) as Kayla Watts, Poolman, Marked Man. Also, she has appeared in the TV series Shots Fired (2017) as Shameeka Campbell, The Twilight Zone (2019) as Alexa Brandt, She's Gotta Have It (2017-2019) as Nola Darling, Invasion (2021) as Deputy Grady, Three Women Z Sloane.
DeWanda Wise, Chris Pratt in Jurassic World Dominion (Image: Latestly)
On the set of Jurassic World Dominion, DeWanda Wise has starred alongside Daniella Pineda, Caleb Hearon, Isabella Sermon, Chris Pratt, Dichen Lachman.
DeWanda Wise – Net Worth, Salary
The figure on the net worth and annual income/salary of DeWanda Wise is under review.
DeWanda Wise – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram, Wise is followed by thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Twitter and Facebook.
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