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A promising American Actress who played the role of Tina Mabry’s in the 2009 “Mississippi Damned” and other prominent characters in many other movies. Today we will discuss about American popular actress Tessa Thompson. Tessa had been appeared in more than 38 movies and 24 television shows in her career, also she did few podcasts, and couple of music videos. Here we shall know about Tessa Thompson ethnicity, net worth, early life, personal life, career life and other details.

Full Name Tessa Lynne Thompson
Age & Birthday October 3, 1983 (39 years)
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Race Under review
Ethnicity Mixed


Let’s know about the identification traits, ethnicity, descent and other details of American Actress Tessa Thompson. Tessa was born in California and holds American citizenship. Tessa Thompson belongs to Mixed Ethnicity as her parents have different descent. Tessa Thompson’s mother is British and Mexican ancestry while her father is of Afro-Panamanian Ancestry. Tessa Thompson was born with Libra Zodiac Sign.


Moving further into the early life history of Tessa Thompson, well she was born on 3rd October 1983 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The father’s name of Tessa Thompson’s is Anthony Thompson while her mother is known as Mrs. Thompson. Tessa Thompson has siblings. Her family is moreover involved in music and songs, as her father is song writer while her sister is singer. Tessa Thompson completed her graduation from Santa Monica School.


Moving further into the career life details of Tessa Thompson, well she made her first debut in the year 2002.

  • Tessa Thompson debut movie was “The Tempest”.
  • Tessa Thompson made her strong presence in entertainment field in 2009 with “Mississippi Damned”.
  • Tessa Thompson has appeared in various genre movies along with that she had been working as producer, song writer for few of her movies in her career.
  • Tessa Thompson has explored various characters in her acting career.
  • Tessa Thompson has also few music videos such as “Yoga”, “Moonlight”, “Pynk”, “Screwed “ and many more.
  • Tessa Thompson earned huge fame when she appeared in the Globally Familiar Movie of Marvel cinematic universe “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Thor: Love and Thunder”.
  • Some notable movies in the career of Tessa Thompson are “Selma”, “Points of Origin”, ”Creed”, ”War on everyone”, ”Salt Water”, ”Furlough”, ”Periphery”, ”When a Stranger Calls”, ”the Human Contract”.
  • Also Tessa Thompson worked predominately in plenty familiar television shows. Some of them are “Cold Case” , “Life” , “Mental” , “Blue Belle” ,”Private Practice” , “West world” , “666 Park Avenue” , “Three Rivers” , “Veronica Mars” and many more.
  • Currently the Third installment of “Creed III” and “The Listener” which is lying under the post production.


Moving further into the personal life details of Tessa Thompson, well Tessa Thompson is still unmarried. In the year 2018 Tessa Thompson publically announced her coming out as bisexual. Tessa Thompson had been dating Janelle Monae and Ben Crowley in the past. Currently Tessa Thompson is dating Lightspeed Champion.


  • Tessa Thompson has a huge fan base across her social media
  • Currently Tessa Thompson has 3.3 million followers with 252 posts in her Instagram handle.
  • Tessa Thompson has built an estimated net worth of $3.5 million to $4 million dollars.
  • Tessa Thompson was under nomination for NAACP Theater award.

The above was a piece of details American actress Tessa Thompson. We have covered maximum details such as ethnicity, net worth, early life, personal life and career life of Tessa Thompson.

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