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Ariana DeBose Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth, Marriage
Who is Ariana DeBose?
Ariana DeBose is a well-known American actress, singer, and dancer. She is recognized for portraying Anita in Steven Spielberg’s musical film West Side Story (2021), which won her a Golden Globe.
DeBose made her televisions breakout competing on So You Think You Can Dance. She then made her Broadway breakthrough in the musical Bring It On: The Musical in 2011. DeBose also appeared in further Broadway roles in Motown: The Musical in 2013 and Pippin in 2014. From 2015 to 2016, she additionally appeared in the original cast of Hamilton and in 2016 to 2017 in A Bronx Tale as Jane. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2018 for her role as Donna Summer in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Additionally, she appeared in the taped version of Hamilton, released in 2020 on Disney+. DeBose portrayed Alyssa Greene in Netflix’s The Prom (2020) and Emma in the Apple TV+ musical comedy series Schmigadoon! (2021).
How old is Ariana DeBose?
Ariana DeBose is aged 30 as of 2021, born on January 25, 1991, in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S. She shares her birthday with famous people including Lil Mosey, Calum Hood, Alicia Keys, Jai Waetford, David Ginola, Gregory Sierra, Adalberto Martínez, Adam Bousdoukos, Adam Lawrence, Alex Nevil, Alexander Petrov, Alicia Montoya,
Ariana DeBose Family
Who are Ariana DeBose’s parents?
Ariana DeBose was born in Raleigh, North Carolina to Gina DeBose. Her father is Puerto Rican and her mother is white, who is an 8th-grade teacher DeBose is of African-American and Italian ancestry. Not much is known about her father as she has not shared any with the media.
Does Ariana DeBose have siblings?
DeBose has not revealed any information about her siblings to the media. We assume that she is the only child of her parents.
Ariana DeBose Education
DeBose studied at Forest-Rolesville High School, where she graduated. She then attended Western Carolina University, where she graduated and has also trained in dancing at CC & Co. Dance Complex in Raleigh.
Ariana DeBose Interest
DeBose partnered with Jo Ellen Pellman to launch the Unruly Hearts Initiative in December 2020. The initiative was started to assist young people to connect with organizations and charities that advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.
Ariana DeBose Partner
DeBose identifies herself as queer, and she came out to her grandparents in 2015. She got engaged to her girlfriend Jill Johnson after dating for four years and a few months, and they are currently married. The two met as DeBose was portraying Mary Wilson on the set of Motown and currently resides in their cottage in upstate New York. However, no information is available about their wedding, or when they got married.
Ariana DeBose Kids
DeBose is currently married but not in an opposite-sex relationship, and does not have any children of her own to date.
Ariana DeBose Height
DeBose has a sleek, stunning, and sexy body with an impressive standing height of 5 ft 4 in (1.62 m) and a moderate weight of 54 kg (120 lbs).
Ariana DeBose career
In 2009, DeBose made her TV breakthrough after she competed on the TV series So You Think You Can Dance, making it into the Top 20. She then appeared on the soap opera One Life to Live and portrayed Inez in the North Carolina Theatre’s production of Hairspray. This was before she appeared in the role of Nautica in the 2011 Alliance Theatre production of Bring It On. She appeared in the ensemble of the New York Philharmonic production of Company, which was filmed for TV. Bring It On set out on a national tour across the United States at the end of 2011. She then went on with her role in the 2012 Broadway production and understudied the character, Danielle.
DeBose portrayed Mary Wilson in Motown on Broadway in 2013, understudying the role of Diana Ross. She departed from the show to play Eponine in a regional production of Les Misérables. DeBose later came back to Broadway as a noble and a player in the musical Pippin, understudying the role of the Leading Player, which she ended up taking over for a brief time in 2014. She is heard playing director/choreographer Zoey Taylor in As the Curtain Rises, an original Broadway soap opera podcast from the Broadway Podcast Network. Ariana left Pippin in 2015 to join the ensemble of the off-Broadway musical Hamilton. In her role, DeBose originated ”the bullet”, a ”secret character” that foreshadows Alexander Hamilton and Philip Hamilton’s fate in the show. Later that year the show moved to Broadway and became an overnight sensation.
In July 2016, DeBose left Hamilton and made a guest appearance on the television series Blue Bloods as Sophia Ortiz. She additionally starred as Daphne in the thriller movie Seaside and played Jane on Broadway in A Bronx Tale from November 2016 to August 2017. She portrayed Disco Donna in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical in San Diego at La Jolla Playhouse in late 2017. DeBose reprised this role in the Broadway production, which opened in April 2018. She was later nominated for the 2018 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Also, she frequently performs at Feinstein’s/54 Below. In the movie adaptation of The Prom, directed by Ryan Murphy, she portrayed Alyssa Green.
DeBose launched a dance-pop recording and video of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ”Shall We Dance” for the album R&H Goes Pop in 2018. The recording and video were produced by Justin Goldner and arranged by Benjamin Rauhala.
Ariana then portrayed Emma Tale in the parody musical comedy series Schmigadoon! on Apple TV+ in 2021. She will additionally star in the spy movie Argylle for the service. DeBose portrayed Anita in the 2021 movie adaptation of the musical West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie was launched in December 2021 to critical acclaim. DeBose also received critical attention for her performance of Anita and received various critics award nominations, such as the Golden Globe Awards and the Critics Choice Awards. It was revealed that she would portray Kira Foster in the upcoming movie I.S.S. in February 2021. She was then announced on January 6, 2022, as the host of ”Saturday Night Live” on January 15, 2022.
Ariana DeBose Net Worth
American actress, singer, and dancer, DeBose has been active in her career from 2009 to the present. She has appeared in numerous films and songs throughout her career and has gained popularity in the United States. DeBose has gathered an accumulative net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2021.