Emayatzy Corinealdi Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Nov, 2019
Facts of Emayatzy Corinealdi
Date of Birth: 1980 , January-14
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Emayatzy Corinealdi
Birth Name Emayatzy Evett Corinealdi
Father Edward Corinealdi
Mother Rosemarie Hilton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fort Knox, Kentucky
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Awards African-American Film Critics Association Awards, Gotham Awards
Movies Beauty Shop, Middle of Nowhere,Addicted, Beats
TV Show The Young and the Restless, Hand of God, Ballers, The Red Line
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Emayatzy Corinealdi is an American actress who rose to fame after appearing as Ruby in the 2012 movie Middle of Nowhere. She appeared in the lead role of Tia Young in the 2019 television series, The Red Line. She was nominated in various awards for her role in Middle of Nowhere, winning two; African-American Film Critics Association and Gotham Awards.

Born in Kentucky

Emayatzy Evett Corinealdi was born on 14th January 1980, in Fort Knox, Kentucky. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds the nationality of America. Her name is pronounced as Emma-Yahtzee Core-nal-dee.

Corinealdi is the only daughter of African-American mother Rosemarie Hilton and Panamanian father, Edward Corinealdi. She frequently traveled through different places across the United States due to her parents' jobs.

She studied acting in Actor's Training Studio and then went for further training at the William Esper Studio in New York City. Later on, Corinealdi joined Playhouse West for additional training.

Earned $1.5 Million Net Worth

Actress Corinealdi has been working in television and films for more than a decade. From her acting, she has managed to collect a handsome $1.5 million of net worth.

Emayatzy's major portion of income is generated from her work as an actress. The average earning of a television actress is estimated at around $37,430 per year. We believe Emayatzy also earns in the same range.

Emayatzy Corinealdi at the red carpet of Bet Network show SOURCE: Getty Image

She has also worked in films and has been a part of various commercially successful movies. Some of her movies with its box office are presented below.

Movie Released Year Star-Cast Budget Box Office
Beauty Shop 2005 Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, and Kevin Bacon $25 million $37.2 million
Middle of Nowhere 2012 Omari Hardwick, Edwina Findley, and Sharon Lawrence $200,000 $200,000
Addicted 2014 Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, and Tyson Beckford $5 million $17.5 million

Got Fame From Movie "Middle of Nowhere"

Emayatzy debuted from the movie Pretty Lady in 2003. After that, she appeared in various films, including Vampz, Beauty Shop, Cordially Invited, and My American Nurse. As for her small-screen appearances, she started from the television series The Young and the Restless in 2007.

She landed her major role in the 2012 movie Middle of Nowhere, for which she was nominated in various awards. She also won two awards, African-American Film Critics Association Awards and Gotham Awards for the role. Emayatzy later worked in the main role in Hand of Gods, in which she made her appearance on 20 episodes.

Emayatzy Corinealdi on The NAACP Image Awards SOURCE: Getty Image

Her most recent works came in in the movie Beats and the television series Ballers. She was also cast in the main role of Tia Young in the television series The Red Line, which was premiered on 28th April 2019.

Lives A Peaceful Single Life

The 39-year-old American actress has been living a single life. She is focused on her career rather than getting involved in any romantic relationship. As she has kept her profile low key, any details can't be told with assurance.

As per some online sources, she was in a relationship when she lived in New Jersey. When she relocated to Los Angeles for her acting career, their relationship reportedly ended abruptly.

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