Felicia Pearson is a rapper; author and actress who is better known for portraying the character of Felicia Pearson in the television show The Wire. She has also landed a number of small roles in films and music videos such as Spike Lees's Chi-Raq as well as Rick Ross' The Boss and ASAP Ferg's Shabba. She was also a cast on the reality series Love & Hip Hop.
Early Life And Education Of Felicia Pearson
Felicia Pearson was born on the 18th of May, 1980, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, she is from a mixed ethnical background. She had a very difficult childhood. She was raised up in an East Baltimore foster home. She was not expected to live at first as she was born as a premature crack baby and weighing only three pounds. But, she has grown up to become better in her career.
As per her memoir, Grace After Midnight, Pearson got a chance to meet her biological parents quite a few times. Her father was an armed robber whereas her mother was a crack addict. She eventually started working as a drug dealer and was convicted of second-degree murder at the age of 14.
Pearson killed a girl Okia Toomer and was sentenced to two eight-year terms. She has written all about her experience in her memoir named Grace After Midnight. She spent six and a half years at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women. She later began a side job fabricating car bumpers, but due to her prison record, she was fired after only two weeks.
Felicia Pearson's Professional Career
Felicia Pearson started her acting career after meeting Michael K. Williams and has appeared in several videos. In the year 2015, she also appeared in Spike Lee’s movie Chi-Raq. The following year, she went on to play the role of Roxy Barnes in the 7th season of the CBS police procedural drama Blue Bloods, Good Cop Bad Cop alongside Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes.
Pearson has also been involved in several other acting and musical endeavors. She appeared in 2015 in Da Sweet Blood of Jesus and has been known to be one of the best-known female villains in the entertainment fraternity.
Besides, Pearson has also volunteered as a prison visitor and has worked on several literary campaigns.
Felicia Pearson's Net Worth And Body Measurement
According to Celebrity's net worth, Felicia Pearson has an estimated net worth of around $500 thousand dollars. She has also managed to amalgamate a huge amount of salary.
Pearson has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and a weight that matches up perfectly.
Felicia Pearson's Personal Life, Married, Affair
Felicia Pearson is not married yet. Therefore there is no question of a divorce. She has also stated about her childhood and other personal life details in the interview. She has never been known to have dated anyone from the acting fraternity as of now but might have had a boyfriend outside the acting fraternity.
Talking about her sexuality, Pearson is a lesbian. Previously, Pearson was in a relationship with veteran reality television personality J. Adrienne. They also became the cast members of Love and Hip Hop. But the couple broke up after a few months of dating.
Pearson has proven to become extremely good after being brought up in a rough situation. She has been involved in several drug smuggling activities.
Pearson was arrested on 10 March 2011 along with 60 others and charged with drug offenses. She was offered a bail of $50k after a month in jail, on April 8, 2011. She was suspended with a seven-year prison term and given three years of supervised probation.
Pearson has also written a memoir and has been known for letting out the details of his personal life to her fans across the world.
by Bchrome, 2016-06-23 10:50:45