Facts of Dewanda Wise
|Full Name||DeWanda Jackson|
|Birth Name||DeWanda Jackson|
|Birth City||Jessup, Maryland|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||John Jackson|
|Mother Name||Margie Wise|
|Education||Atholton High School, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts|
|Date of Birth||May 30,1984|
|Married Date||June 26,2009|
DeWanda Wise, an American actress got her career breakthrough as the leading role Nola Darling in the Netflix series She's Gotta Have It (2017- 2019).
Turned professional since 2006, Wise has 36 acting credits & has also excelled in theater writing & producing.
Starting her roles from short-films, the American actress got prominence in TV shows & appeared the shows like Shots Fired (2017) and Underground (2017).
How Rich Is DeWanda Wise?
With 13 years of the acting stint, Wise indeed amassed her wide fame along with a considerable fortune. Online sources cite that DeWanda has a net worth of $500,000 as of October 2019.
The main source of her income is the acting career; she allegedly earns $85,000-$150,000 per episode from acting.
Well, the average salary of an actor in the United States is $50,012.
Breakthrough With 'She's Gotta Have It'
The actress shot to fame after portraying the role of Nola Darling in the Netflix series She's Gotta Have It (2017- 2019), a contemporary updating of the Spike Lee's 1986 movie.
The series, featuring Anthony Ramos, Lyriq Bent, and Cleo Anthony, ran for 2 seasons until Netflix canceled it on July 17, 2019.
Also, she was the main cast in the miniseries Shots Fired (2017).
Movies & TV Shows Credits
The New York University's Tisch School of the Arts graduate initially worked as a resident assistant and a stocker at Trader Joe's.
In 2006, she made her acting debut through short-films Super Powers (2006) and Who's Calling (2006), followed her feature film casting Spinning into Butter (2007) & Steam (2007).
Later, Wise earned TV credits through guest appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2007), One Life to Live (2008), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011), The Good Wife (2011), The Mentalist (2014) and Underground (2017).
Career Update: What Is She Doing Now?
Most recently, DeWanda appeared in an episode of The Twilight Zone (2019) and played Erin Kennedy in the 2019 movie Someone Great alongside Brittany Snow and Gina Rodriguez.
Well, the 30-year-old actress is set to appear in the Fatherhood (2020)- under post-production & is announced as the cast for the 2021 movie Jurassic World 3.
Modeling Side-Kick: Does She Have Endorsements?
The She's Gotta Have It star besides acting, is also active in modeling & poses for Paper Magazine & LADY GUNN Magazine.
She promotes Greta Constantine, a womenswear collection on her Instagram, though is yet to open-up about further endorsement deals.
Meanwhile, as of October 2019, Wise has over 367K followers on her Instagram & can sum up in the range of $1,101- $1,835 per sponsored post.
Avoids Excessive Expenditure on Lavish Wears: Goes Thrift Shopping
Despite owning such a massive fortune, DeWanda seems quite frugal about money spending.
As reported, rather than flooding money on luxury wears, DeWanda prefers thrift shopping.
DeWanda states that she began thrift shopping since she was a child.
Moreover, the actress says:
Eighty-nine percent of my style choices are like, ‘Can I get away with this?'
Wise is wise on money management!
Short-Bio: Family & Relationship
DeWanda Wise was born on May 30, 1989, in Jessup, Maryland, the USA to John Jackson and Margie Wise. Her birth name is DeWanda Jackson & has a brother named Dwayne Wise.
She attended Atholton High School and went to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, later graduated in 2006 with a bachelor's in fine arts in drama and urban studies.
Lives in Pasadena, California With Husband Alano Miller
Wise is a happily married woman & enjoys a blissful relationship with her husband of 9 years, Alano Miller, an actor. The duo exchanged vows on June 26, 2009, & is together ever since.
The couple is yet to share children.