Marsai Martin is a young American actress and a singer. She is popular for playing the role of Diane Johnson in the renowned movie, Black-ish.
She actually started acting before she started talking whilst a child.
Marsai Martin: Biography
She was born in Plano Texas on August 14, 2004. Though young, Marsai Martin was an executive producer for ‘Little’ a 2019 Universal Pictures comedy film which she starred in.
Marsai is the daughter of Carol and Joshua Martin.
When Marsai was five years old, she landed a deal with an agency through a photographer who took her pictures to the agencies. Marsai Martin appeared in the Choice hotel ad, “Voice of the people”.
In 2013, Marsai Martin and her family moved to Los Angeles so she could make an advancement in her career.
Marsai Martin: Age, Height, And Weight
Marsai Martin is currently 16 years of age as of August 14, 2020. She is young and still growing in height and gaining weight but currently, she stands at 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m), and she weighs 108 lbs (49 kg). Her eyes are dark brown in color and she has curly black hair.
Marsai Martin: Career
After she and her parents relocated to Los Angeles in 2013, she secured a national commercial campaign with Meineke just a few days after spending 100 days in Los Angeles.
In the Black-ish movie series, Marsai Martin plays Diane Johnson. She acted alongside her all-star casts namely; Anthony Anderson, Tracey Ellis Ross, and Laurence Fishburne. She has won the hearts of viewers of black-ish.
Marsai Martin: Awards
She has earned two NAACP image awards in the categories of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and Young Artists Award for Best Performance in a TV Series, Supporting Young Actress, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Just recently, Marsai Martin took part in the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the Tony Award-Winning Musical, “Dreamgirls” with Original stars, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Loretta Devine, and Jennifer Holliday by singing the hit song, “Move”.
When Marsai took a break from black-ish, she worked on the movies, “How to Die Happy” with Meagan Good, and “Fun Mom Dinner,” with Adam Scott, Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, and Adam Levine.
In 2016, she was featured in Amazon’s “An American Girl Story- Melody 1963: Love Has To Win” which happened in Detroit during the Civil Rights Movement period.
Marsai Martin is very happy about the opportunities that are yet to come her way including her own production company.
She was once asked what she wanted to do whilst growing up and her answer was simple. She replied: “To Be A Legend”.
Marsai Martin: Hobbies
The young girl loves to produce, sing, dance, and creating original content for social media.
Marsai Martin Net Worth
Her status and efforts deserve to be rewarded. Working in the entertainment industry, Marsai Martin’s income comes from her acting career. She has starred in several commercials and taken the position of major lead roles in movies.
She is also a producer who has produced several movies and she has promoted brands like Brookshire, Give Me a Second, Minute Clinic CVS Health, Regions Bank Personal Pay among several others.
As of the year 2020, Marsai Martin’s net worth is estimated at $1 million.