Tessa Thompson is a girl talented for acting and singing, known for playing the roles in movies such as “For Colored Girls,” “Selma,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Annihilation,” and others. Also, she is a singer and a songwriter. Tessa was a member of the indie electro-soul band “Caught a Ghost” and contributed to the soundtracks for both parts of “Creed.”
Tessa started her career on the stage of the Theatre production of the Tempest back in 2002. After that, played in “Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans” and in the off-broadways run of Lydia R. Diamond play named Smart people at second stage Theatre.
A few years after her first theatre playing, she came upon the TV screens in movies such as “Man in black,” When Stranger calls,” “Dear White People,” “Sorry to bother you,” “Creed” and many more.
Tessa is known from the TV series and shows as well “Cold Case,” “Veronica Mars,” Grey’s Anatomy,” “West world,” and many more. For real, the list of her engagements is really for the praise.
Awards and Nominations
Ranging from 2009 to 2018, she won 17 awards and was nominated for even more. Tessa won the best actor award two times – at the American Black Film Festival and the Black Reel Award. Also, many prizes for the best-supporting actress: at the African-American Film Critics Association, two times at Black Reel Award, NAACP Image Awards and Saturn Awards. And these awards are only a fraction of her collection of awards and nominations.
Tessa Thompson Net Worth 2020
Due to her talents, Tessa Thompson managed to earn a decent amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to be 6 million dollars and makes around 1 million dollars as a salary per year.
Personal life: Biography, Education and Sexual orientation
Tessa Lynn Thompson was born on 3 October 1983 in Los Angeles California where she lives now, but her childhood is attached to Brooklyn, New York. African origins as well as the Mexican and European.
Tessa discovered her talent for acting in high school, Santa Monica. Later, she entered Santa Monica College where she got a degree in Cultural Anthropology.
Tessa Thompson is openly bisexual. In an interview for The Independent, she said that many people categorized it as coming out, but that has never been the case because she was not hiding in the first place. Tessa always had the full support of her family and is currently in a relationship with actress Jane Monae.