Tonea Stewart Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 May, 2019
Facts of Tonea Stewart
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Tonea Stewart
Father Thomas Harris
Mother Hattie Juanita Harris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession American actress
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Allen Stewart
Children Thomas Stewart, Alesha Stewart, Allen Stewart, Jr., Jannice Stewart
Education Florida State University, Jackson State University
View more / View Less Facts of Tonea Stewart

A professional actress as well as a university professor, Tonea Stewart is best known for her portrayal of Aunt Etta on TV series In the Heat of the Night. She is also the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts of Alabama State University.   

Early Life, Bio, Family, And Education Of Tonea Stewart

Tonea Stewart was born under the birth sign Aquarius on  February 3, 1947, in Greenwood, Mississippi to Hattie Juanita and Thomas Harris. She is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.   

CAPTION: Tonea Stewart In Her Early Days SOURCE: NetWorthRoll

The further details of her family are not available. 

Regarding her education, she graduated from Jackson State University in a BS degree in speech and theater. And later on, she joined the University of California at Santa Barbara. She completed her theater arts from Florida State University.  

Tonea Stewart's Career

Actress, Tonea Stewart started her acting career in the year 1976 after she appeared in the movie, Nightmare in Badham County. Following her debut, she appeared in the Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Mississippi Burning, A Time to Kill, Mississippi Damned, and The Hollars.

She has also made the guest appearance in some of the TV series such as Matlock, Walker, Texas Ranger

Apart from her acting career, she is also a university professor. Currently, she is working as a dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts of Alabama State University.  

Tonea Stewart's Net Worth, Salary 

The actor as well as a professor, Tonea Stewart has a net worth of around $2.5 million. The average salary of an actor is around $39.84 per hour and an average salary of a dean is around $90,520 and we can assume, she might be earning in the same range. 

Some of her movies have earned a huge amount in the box office from which she must have received a huge amount. The name and box office earning of some of her movies is listed below:

  • The Hollars - 1.1 million
  •  Mississippi Damned - $152 million
  • Mississippi Burning - $34.6 million

Tonea Stewart's Personal Life: Married Life, Husband, And Children

The 72 years old, Tonea Stewart is in a marital relationship with husband, Allen Stewart, however, the details of their married life and relationship are yet to be disclosed.    

The couple together has welcomed four children: daughters, Jannice and Alesha, and sons Allen Jr. and Thomas.

Tonea Stewart's Age, Body Measurements, And Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Tonea Stewart is 72 years old. 
  • Height: She has a height of 5 feet 9 inches(175cm) tall.
  • Weight: Her body weight is missing.
  • Hair Color: She has curly hair with natural black color.
  • Eyes Color: Her eyes are brown in color. 

Read MoreMili AvitalCharlie SchlatterXavier Dolan