Susan Kelechi Watson

Inside Biography

Susan Kelechi Watson is an American actress who is widely popular for her role Beth Pearson in the NBC's Emmy Award-nominated drama This is Us. She has been active in the entertainment industry for a long time and has appeared in several TV series and movies like Third Watch, The Jury, Hack, and others.       

Early Life And Education Of Susan Watson  

Susan Watson was born in Brooklyn, New York on 11th November 1981. She belongs to American nationality and is of Jamaican-American ethnicity.           

Watson attended Howard University and graduated with a bachelor degree in Fine Arts. She then enrolled in Tisch School of Arts from where she earned her master's degree in Fine Arts. 

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Susan got the honor to attend the University of Oxford studying Shakespeare as a Howard Undergrad by the support of actors, Phylicia Rashad, and Denzel Washington and graduated in 2003. 

Information regarding her family, parents, and childhood has not been disclosed to the public yet. 

Susan Kelechi Watson's Career

Moving on to Susan's career, she has been active in the industry since 2004. She first starred in the NBC's Third Watch where she portrayed the role of Emma St Clair. 

She has starred in several Broadway and Off-Broadway production which includes A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, A Raisin in the Sun and others. In 2005, Susan was offered a role in the 3rd season of the Louis C.K's FX dramedy Louie for 12 episodes.      

Susan also made guest appeared in the Fox's The Following and NBC's The Blacklist for four episodes alongside Megan Boone, James Spader, Ryan Eggold, Harry Lennix, and others. 

Susan Watson's Net Worth And Earnings

Susan has been working for a long time and has managed to earn an impressive amount of money. She has kept her earning under wraps, however, sources estimated her salary for her role as Beth is $40k to $60k per episode, and her net worth to be around $4 million.   

She has also appeared in a few commercial ads and earns from her endorsements. Susan recently bought an apartment in Los Angeles.     

Susan Watson's Personal Life

Susan is focusing on making her career and has not been involved in any love affairs and is not married. Susan likes to keep her personal life away and under wraps from the media.   

Susan's On-Screen Romance    

Despite being single in real life, Susan shares a romantic on-screen relationship with Sterling K. Brown who plays the role of her husband in the popular series This Is Us. 


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They share an adorable love life which leaves their fans wondering if they are a real-life couple. However, Sterling is a married man who tied the knot to wife, Ryan Michelle in June 2007.   

Body Measurements And Online Presence 

  • Height: She stands tall at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 m)
  • Weight: She weighs around 60 kg or 132lbs. 
  • Figure: 34A-25-36 inches
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Face Color: Tanned 

Susan is an avid user of Instagram and has over 387k followers. Likewise, she has over 123k followers on Twitter and has over 59k followers on Facebook as of early 2019. 

Here is a video of Susan Kelechi Watson answering some questions in an interview.  

by emrald, 12 Feb, 2019

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