Actress, musician, producer, and animal rights advocate Persia White hails from the United States. White gained fame for her portrayal as Lynn Searcy in the sitcom Girlfriends, which ran from 2000 until 2008.
Persia White Biography
She is a solo singer in addition to being a member of the industrial rock group XEO3. Mecca, White’s debut album, was released in 2009.
In addition to studying ballet, acting, singing, and painting as a teenager, she also joined the Miami Coconut Grove Children’s Theater. After graduating from high school, she signed with the Ford Agency and got her Screen Actors Guild card.
She actually wanted to become a singer before becoming an actress. White declined multiple album agreements when she relocated to Los Angeles because the contracts did not provide her with enough creative freedom.
Persia White Age
Persia was born on October 25, 1972, in Miami Florida, U.S. She is 51 years
Persia White Family
She grew up in the Bahamas and was born into a family of four to an American woman of European descent and a Bahamian father. Mother of White was a sympathetic educator, author, and civil rights advocate.
When White was three years old, her father was involved in a vehicle accident and became disabled.
Their mother went to the South Florida region with her and her siblings two years after he moved there to seek better medical care. Her parents did not, however, reconcile.
Persia White Husband
After three years of courting, Persia wed Joseph Morgan, a fellow cast member of The Vampire Diaries, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica on July 5, 2014.
On February 29, 2008, White and Sual Williams, who had been together for five years, became engaged. They first connected when Sual appeared as a guest on the television program Girlfriends. Williams and White broke up on January 17, 2009, according to White’s Myspace site.
Persia White Daughter
Mecca White, her daughter, was born in 1995.
Persia White Actress
Persia has acted in a number of independent movies, such as Blood Dolls and Red Letters (both of which starred Peter Coyote).
She also acted in the made-for-TV films Suddenly, staring Kirstie Alley, and Operation Sandman, opposite Ron Perlman. Persia has been on several television shows, including Angel, NYPD Blue,
Persia co-produced the acclaimed documentary Earthlings, which is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, in addition to performing in it. For her performance in Dysfunctional Friends, she received the Best Performance By An Actor prize at the American Black Film Festival in July 2011.
Persia White Vampire Diaries
In The Vampire Diaries, White also played Bonnie’s mother in a recurring role.
Persia White Net Worth
The Girlfriends actor is thought to be worth $700,000.