Persia White, an American actress, and musician is mostly known for her role as Lynn Searcy on the sitcom Girlfriend. She is also a vital part of the famous rock band entitled XEQ3. White is a solo singer who released her debut album "Mecca" in 2009. She appeared in the recurring role of Abby Bennett Wilson in The Vampire Dairies from 2012-17. In 2017, she enacted in a TV movie You Can’t Fight Christmas.
Early Life And Education Of Persia White
Persia White was born on October 25, 1972, in Florida, U.S. She is one of the four children who was born to an American mother and a Bahamian father. She holds a White American ethnicity and belongs to Irish and African American nationality.
White spent her early days in her hometown, Bahamas. When she was three years old, her father met a car accident where his body was paralyzed. In order to seek better care and treatment, her father moved to Miami.
White's mother moved to South Florida with her children and was never in contact with her husband. Later on, White joined Miami Coconut Grove Children's Theater as her mother was not able to take proper care of her.
When White was in her teenage, she attended dancing, acting, singing, and painting cla s ses. She obtained her Screen Actors Guild card after completing high school and later she signed with Ford Agency.
In order to pursue her career in acting, White moved to Los Angeles at an early age as soon as she received her Actors Guild, Card.
Persia White's Career
Persia started her career at the age of eight where she showed her talents at the Coconut Grove Children's Theater. She has appeared in numerous films including Red Letters and Blood Dolls.
White appeared in the TV movie named "Operation Sandman" opposite Ron Perlman and Kristie Alley. She starred on Angel, NYPD Blue, The Steve Harvey Show, Brooklyn South, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Breaker High as a guest.
Persia gained popularity with a show titled "GirlFriends" as a role of Lynn. Her performance in the project also earned her ALMA Award too. White appeared in "The Fall Of Night" with the role of Dawn. She was also seen in Chrisette Michel's video named "Be Ok."
White co-produced the doc u mentary narrated by Joaquin Phoenix which was capable of award-winning. She won an award for Best Performance distributed by an actor of the "American Black Festival" and appeared as Bonnie's mother on The Vampire Diaries. She appeared alongside Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, Matthew Davis, Kat Graham, Kat Graham, Sara Canning, Candice King, Matt Davis, and more.
The actress appeared in the You Can't Fight Christmas in 2017. In 2019, the actress played the role of Lila in a TV series Black-ish.
Persia White's Net Worth
Persia White has done several movies to date. Her net worth is reported to be around $700 thousand as per celebrity net worth in 2020. In 2012, she was cast in the action drama movie Black November which became the instant hit at the box office grossing over $22 million. In the movie, she appeared along with Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, and Fred Amata.
White sold her Studio City Home for $1, 106,000, on March 12, 2013. The actress originally bought a mansion for 1,135,500 back on April 26, 2004. Moreover, she was also a huge fan following on her Instagram account with 190 K followers which also plays a vital role to boost up her net worth. The Instagram star who has over 100k followers can command more than $5k a post.
Persia is a human and animal rights advocate as well as an environmentalist. White is also a board member of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. She has supported various philanthropical works. In 2005, she was named the Humanitarian of the Year by PETA. She is a board member of the Shepherd Conservation Society.
Persia White's Personal Life: Married Life With Joseph Morgan
Persia White is a married woman. She married her boyfriend, a Vampire Diaries star Joseph Morgan in 2014. She married her co-actor, Joseph Morgan, in Jamaica after dating him for three years. The ceremony was held in the presence of their close friends and family members including Morgan’s close friend, Matt Ryan.
Furthermore, White also has a daughter, Mecca White, born in 1996. But the detail of her biological father has never revealed.
Persi previously married her now ex-husband Saul Williams on 29th Feb 2008, in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple, however, divorced in the following year. They also made a guest appearance on the TV show Girlfriends they both met each other.
Besides, Persia also has inked tattoos on her arms.
Persia White's Other Facts
- Persia White's height: she stands at the height of 5' 6" (1.68 m).
- Weight: 57 Kg
- Body Measurement: 34-24-35
- Breast Size: 34B Inches
- Waist Size: 24 Inches
- Hip Size: 35 Inches
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Age: October 25, 1972 (age 47)
- White is a vegan.
by ab-niranjan, 13 Sep, 2021