Priah Ferguson Biography
Priah Ferguson ( born Priah Nicole Ferguson) is an American actor best known for her role as ‘Erica Sinclair in Netflix’s original series ‘Stranger Things.’ She did, however, make her public debut in 2015 with a philanthropic campaign.
How old is Priah Ferguson?- Age – Birthday
Ferguson was born on October 1, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. She is 15 years old as of October 2021.
Priah Ferguson Height
She has not disclosed her height yet.
Priah Ferguson Family – Parents
Nicole Ferguson was born on October 1, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. Jayda, her younger sister, was her younger sister. Adjua, her mother, is a graphic designer and art director who also runs a party decor company. Ferguson’s father, John, is a designer, art director, and photographer who shot a campaign for singer-actress Janelle Monae.
Priah Ferguson Career
Ferguson’s first acting role came in 2015 when she was cast in a video campaign for the non-profit organization ‘United Way of Greater Atlanta.’ The video’s overwhelming success led to additional projects, including an offer from the organization to become their official spokeskid. Ferguson was cast in a number of short and independent films that year, which allowed her to hone her acting skills and gain recognition in the industry. The following year, she made her film and television debut. Ferguson made her first television appearance as ‘Asia’ in an episode of the first season of FX Networks’ comedy-drama ‘Atlanta,’ titled ‘Streets on Lock.’ She also appeared in two episodes of the romantic drama ‘Coffee X Cream’ as ‘Michelle.’
Ferguson appeared in an episode of the satirical comedy-drama ‘Daytime Divas’ (‘Lunch is on Us) in 2017 and also in the ‘PBS’ civil-war medical drama ‘Mercy Street.’ That same year, she appeared in ‘Perfectville’ (as ‘Jojo’) and ‘La Vie Magnifique De Charlie,’ in which she played the younger version of Ashley S. Evans’ character, ‘Brandy.’
Ferguson had a profitable year in 2017, as she was offered her breakthrough role in the popular ‘Netflix original series ‘Stranger Things’ that year. Her character in the series, ‘Erica,’ was introduced in the second season as the sister of ‘Lucas Sinclair’ (played by Caleb McLaughlin). In the following season, the character was promoted to regular status.
Ferguson was cast because the show’s filming location was close to her home. Ferguson was originally cast for a single appearance, but her charm and catchy one-liners prompted the show’s creators to make her a regular.
Ferguson starred as ‘Hardy’ in the black comedy ‘The Oath,’ and as ‘Erika’ in an episode of the NBC legal drama ‘Bluff City Law,’ in 2018. Ferguson is currently signed with Atlanta’s ‘People Store’ and ‘CESD Talent Agency.’ Her ‘Stranger Things fame has earned her over a million followers on ‘Instagram.’ Ferguson’s early ‘Instagram posts suggest that she worked in commercials before breaking into the mainstream entertainment industry.
Priah Ferguson’s Net Worth
Priah has an estimated net worth of 500 thousand dollars.
Priah Ferguson TV Shows and Movies
- 2022 The Curse of Bridge Hallow
- 2018 The Oath
- 2017 La Vie Magnifique De Charlie
- 2016 Deus ex Machina
- 2016 Ends
- 2015 Suga Water
- 2023 My Dad the Bounty Hunter
- 2022 Hamster & Gretel
- 2019 Bluff City Law
- 2017–present Stranger Things
- 2017 Mercy Street
- 2017 Daytime Divas
- 2016 Coffee X Cream
- 2016 Atlanta