Nafessa Williams Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Apr, 2021
Facts of Nafessa Williams
Date of Birth: 1989 , December-4
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Nafessa Williams
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $800 thousand
Education Robert E. Lamberton High School, West Chester University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Streets, Brotherly Love, Burning Sands, Black and Blue
TV Show Black Lighting, One Life to Live, Code Black
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Nafessa Williams is an American actress who gained wide fame through her leading role as Anissa Pierce/Thunder in The CW show Black Lightning. Starting in 2011, she also has exceptional roles in One Life to Live and Twin Peaks. Her other notable acting credits include Black and Blue, Streets, and Code Black.

Attended Robert E. Lamberton High School

Nafessa Williams was born on December 4, 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States to Afro-American parents. She holds American citizenship.

She went to Robert E. Lamberton High School and graduated there. She attended West Chester University, where she majored in criminal justice. She also did an internship in the homicide unit of the District Attorney's Office.

As of 2021, she is 31 years old and stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches, which is 164 cm.

What Is The Net Worth Of Nafessa Williams?

Black Lighting star has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand as of April 2021. The actress amassed all of her wealth through her career in acting.

She has more than fifteen acting credits in her name, including Black and Blue, Streets, and Code Black. There is no doubt; she amasses great riches from her acting roles.

Furthermore, Williams is active on Instagram @nafessawilliams, which has racked up 669 thousand followers. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, she accumulates $1,999.5 to $3,332.5 per paid post.

Acting Journey: Film And Television Role

Nafessa Williams landed her first film role as Nicole Gordon in the feature film Streets. The same year, she joined the cast of ABC television soap opera One Life to Life.

In 2012, the 31-year-old played the recurring role in The Bold and the Beautiful as Margo Ivey. Her other TV series and films are Survivor's Remorse, Real Husbands of Hollywood, The Dirty 30, and Brotherly Love.

She acted as Dr. Charloyye Piel in the CBS drama series Code Black in 2016. The following year, she was cast as Jade in Twin Peaks and Jenny in Tales.

CAPTION: Nafessa Williams as the leading role of  Anissa Pierce/Thunder in The CW show Black Lightning  SOURCE: Tell-Tale TV

Since 2018, she is playing the leading role of  Anissa Pierce/Thunder in The CW show Black Lightning alongside Cress WilliamsChristine AdamsJames Remar, and Jordan Calloway.

Williams starred as Missy in the action thriller film Black and Blue in 2019. 

Who Is She Dating?

Williams is possibly single at the moment as she is quite private and we have no information about her current relationship status.

On July 19th, 2010, she did mention having the funniest boyfriend on her Twitter. However, we haven't heard much about her boyfriend at present. 

Nafessa Williams on her Twitter SOURCE: [email protected]

Though her off-screen romance is out of the media radar, her on-screen romances are quite popular among fans. One Life to Live actress had an on-screen relationship with Matthew Noszka, a model in Tales. Similarly, she was in a lesbian relationship with Chantal Thuy in Black Lighting.

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