Persia White Biography
Persia Jessica White is an American actress, singer and musician. White is perhaps best known for her role as Lynn Searcy on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends which originally aired from 2000 until 2008. White is also a member of the band XEO3, and a solo singer who released her debut album Mecca in 2009.
How old is Persia White ? – Age
The American actress is 48 years old as of 25th October 2020. She was born in 1972 in Nassau, The Bahamas.
Who are Persia White Parents? – Father and mother
The American actress was born as the daughter to an Irish-American mother and a Bahamian father. Her early years were spent in the Bahamas. White’s father was paralyzed in a car accident when she was three, and he later moved to Miami to seek better medical care. White’s mother moved with her children to South Florida two years later, but did not reunite with White’s father.
Persia White Siblings
The American actress was not the only child in the family. She has siblings. She was one of four children in her family. They were all raised well by their parents with a lot of support and care.
Persia White Education
The American actress joined the Miami Coconut Grove Children’s Theater. As a teen, she studied dance, acting, singing, and painting. After high school, the actress signed with the Ford Agency and obtained her Screen Actors Guild card. She then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Is Persia White in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actress is in love. She is a married woman. She is married to Joseph Morgan. They dated for three years and married her fellow Vampire Diaries actor Joseph Morgan in Ocho, Rios, Jamaica on July 5, 2014, after separating with her ex-husband.
Previously, on February 29, 2008, she became engaged to singer Saul Williams, her boyfriend of five years, and married in 2008. They met in 2003 when he made a guest appearance on the TV show Girlfriends. On January 17, 2009, the actress announced via her Myspace blog that she and Williams were no longer together.
Persia White Child – Daughter
The American actress is blessed with a child. She is enjoying the parenting life. She has a daughter by the name; Mecca White, who was born in 1995. The actress supports her child a lot.
Persia White Career
The American actress started her acting career at a very young age. She has appeared in various independent films, including Red Letters (opposite Peter Coyote and the cult horror Blood Dolls. She starred in the made-for-TV movies Operation Sandman, opposite Ron Perlman, and Suddenly, opposite Kirstie Alley.
The actress’s television work includes appearances on Angel, NYPD Blue, The Steve Harvey show, Brooklyn south, Buffy the vampire slayer, as well as regular roles on Breaker High with co-star Ryan Gosling, Sister Sister as Anya and Girlfriends as Lynn. In 2008, she appeared in The Fall of Night in the role of Dawn. She can also be seen in Chrisette Michele’s video for “Be OK”.
In addition to acting, the actress also co-produced the award-winning documentary Earthlings, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. In July 2011, she won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in the American Black Film Festival for her work in Dysfunctional Friends. She also appeared as Bonnie’s mother on The Vampire Diaries in a semi-recurring role.
In 2019, she reunited with her Girlfriends co-stars Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Marie Jones and Golden Brooks in an episode of the ABC comedy series Black-ish.
The actress is a Vegan, a human and animal rights advocate, and environmentalist. She was honored by PETA as a 2005 Humanitarian of the Year. She is a board member for the sea Shepherd conservation society.
Persia White Net worth
The American actress and musician has an estimated net worth of around $700 thousand dollars as of 2021.