Shalita Grant Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Nov, 2017
Facts of Shalita Grant
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 4 Feet 11 inch
Name Shalita Grant
Birth Name Shalita Grant
Nick Name Shalita
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Baltimore
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Working For Tv Shows
Net Worth $200 thousand
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Body Measurements 32-24-34
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Famous for NCIS: New Orleans
Affair with N/A
Boyfriend N/A
Education Grant graduated from Julliard School.
Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play
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Shalita Grant is an American actress better known for portraying the role of Sonja Percy in one of the most popular shows NCIS: New Orleans. She is also popular for her performance in the episodes of the NCIS series as well as the leading Aurelia Johnson in the Mercy Streets series.

Early life and education 

Shalita Grant was born in 1988, August 28, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She was very fond of being television personality since her childhood.

Raised in small-town Petersburg, Virginia, she attended Baltimore School of Arts, where she was titled as the YoungArts winner in Presidental Scholar of Arts and Theater.

Later, Shalita got a scholarship in Julliard School for her further course in Drama when she was 17 years of age. In the year 2010, Grant graduated from Julliard School. 


Shalita's career began since she started performing in theaters and other talent hunts. After her graduation from her high school, Grant's career started rising as she appeared in professional plays. 

In 2013, Salita was nominated for Tony Awards for her fantastic role of Cassandra in the comedy play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Surprisingly, Grant achieved Theater World Award for her Hillarious Broadway Debut. 

Ensuring her nomination for Tony Award, Salita shifted to Los Angelos to go after television where she recalls her struggling in an audition for 54 times in 12 months and playing different roles each time she gave an audition. 

Shalita is most known for the show NCIS: New Orleans which also features other stars like Vanessa Ferlito, Zoe Mclellan, Pauley Perrette, etc. She has even appeared as a guest actor in the series including Battle Creek, Bones, Melissa, and Joey, etc.

Personal life 

Shalita has not been open about her relationship status. However, she has been seen spending joyful time with James Vaughan who is a journalist and a TV host. James Posted a photo of him and Shalita Grant with a cheesy caption. Shalita has also posted mentioning him as 'boyfriend.'

Still, James and Shalita shall be bluffing to be in a relationship as James drags an LGBT sexual desire, whereas having a girlfriend for him does not feel like being in an LGBT personality.

In the present condition, Salita at the age of 29 has not married yet and is very busy in with her career. She is very much dedicated to her profession that there are very fewer possibilities for her getting involved in any love affair.

Shalita Grant's nationality is American and belongs to black ethnicity.

Net worth

Shalita earns an earning through her television personality and theater plays. There is no doubt that she is living her life in extravagance. The net worth of the actress is known to be around $200 thousand.