Quick Facts of Nafessa Williams
- Full NameNafessa Williams
- Date of Birth1989 /12 /04
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
- Active Year2011–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5' 4½" (1.64 m)
- Weight56 kg
- Education Robert E. Lamberton High School, West Chester University
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
The energetic and rising American actress, Nafessa Williams is the TV’s first black lesbian superhero. She portrayed the role of the superhero, Anissa Pierce in 2018’s TV series, Black Lightning. She not only received wide fame but also earns an impressive salary. Moreover, her works helped her to get nominated for Teen Choice Awards.
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Nafessa Williams’ Bio, Wiki
Nafessa Williams was born on 4th December 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the birth sign Sagittarius. As per nationality, she is American and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is African-American. Moreover, her parents raised her in West Philadelphia.
Moreover, Williams attended Robert E. Lamberton High School and later studied criminal justice at West Chester University. She also did intern in the homicide unit of the District Attorney’s Office.
Regarding her professional life, Williams made her movie debut as Nicole Gordon in Streets in 2011. The same year, she made her TV debut as Deanna Forbes on ABC’s soap opera, One Life to Live. Moreover, the movie starred Kristen Alderson, Melissa Archer, and Kassie DePavia.
As of 2018, she is working in The CW’s superhero TV series, Black Lightning. Moreover, she portrayed the role of Anissa Pierce, daughter of Jefferson Pierce played by Cress Williams. She is a lesbian superhero in the series which made her the TV’s first black lesbian superhero. The series starred, China Anne McClain, Krondon, and Christine Adams.
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Besides, her works helped her to get nominated for Teen Choice Awards.
Nafessa Williams’ Salary And Net Worth
Nafessa Williams has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand, however, the amount is still under review. Likewise, she earns an impressive salary from her acting career. Moreover, she has been the part of the soap opera, One Life to Live. As per some sources, a star from soap opera earns an average salary that ranges from $20k to $156k.
Similarly, some sources estimated that Williams earns the salary $120k per episode from her role in the TV series, Black Lightning. She has many projects on her hands from which she can see a rise in her net worth.
Nafessa Williams’ Personal Life (Married & Children)
Nafessa Williams who played a lesbian character on screen is straight off the screen. The gorgeous lady is unmarried and has no children yet. As of 2018, she is single.
Moreover, Williams is more focused on her career which might be the reason behind her focusing more on her professional life rather than on her personal life and relationship.
Similarly, she is close to the casts of Black Lightning and Annagjid “Kee” Taylor (a hair-stylist). Besides, the actress is active on social media and has a great fan following. Similarly, her Instagram account has over 251k followers as of 2018.
Nafessa Williams’ Body Measurement And Age
- Height: Nafessa Williams stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.64m).
- Weight: Williams weighs 56 kg.
- Age: As of 2018, her age is 29.