Shalita Grant Bio: Age, Height, Movies, Wife,Parents, Net worth
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- Name: Shalita Grant
- Year of Birth: 1988
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actress
- Height: 4′ 11″inches
Shalita Grant is an American actress who rose to fame for playing Special Agent Sonja Percy on “NCIS: New Orleans.”
She is also well known for her roles in “Mercy Street” and “Search Party.”
Shalita Grant age
Shalita Grant was born August 28, 1988, in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S. Information about who her parents are, isn’t known by the media.
Growing up, Shalita attended Appomattox Regional Governor’s School For the Arts and Technology, where she studied for a year before transferring to Baltimore School for the Arts in Maryland.
While in Baltimore School of Arts, she was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and a Young Arts Winner in Theater.
At 17, the young actress was awarded a scholarship to Julliard School, which she accepted, thereby graduating from the institution in 2010 with a B.F.A. in Drama.
Shalita Grant height
The beautiful actress stands at a very good height. She is 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 48kg.
Shalita Grant movies and T.V shows
In 2006, Shalita’s film debut in the Oscar-nominated short documentary, “Rehearsing a Dream.”
After graduation, she was involved in theater productions, and her work includes “Measure for Measure,” 2010 The Public Theater production.
Shalita has also been involved in other theater works like ” The Winter’s Tale” and “The Merchant of Venice.”
Shalita was also the originator of the character of Cassandra in the comedy play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a role that earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a play in 2013.
The play eventually won the Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.
In 2010, she was cast in the short film “Empire Corner,” later followed by “Invisible” in the same year.
From September to October 2012, Shalita performed at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ, before moving to Lincoln Center Theatre in an off-Broadway, where she served until January 2013.
In 2013, she won the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.
In 2017, Shalita went back to The Public Theater to produce “A Midsummer Nights Dream.”
After a while, She later relocated to Los Angeles to pursue television roles.
While in LA, Shalita auditioned 54 times within a year but was not selected.
She eventually ran out of her saving and had to turn to bartend to foot her bills.
Fortunately for the young actress, in 2015, she landed the recurring role of Special Agent Sonja Percy on “NCIS: New Orleans,” a role she played till 2018.
Following her departure from the series, she was cast for another role as FBI Agent Tess Rogers in the Netflix horror-comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet.”
In 2020, Shalita was cast in the third season of HBO Max’s “Search Party” as attorney Cassidy.
She was announced as the main lead, Sherry Conard, on the Netflix thriller series “You” season three Later that year.
Shalita Grant wife
On August 8, 2018, Shalita tied the knot with commercial director Sabrina Skau.
Shalita met Skau through a dating app and soon got married in San Francisco, CA.
Subsequently, Shalita divorced her ex-wife and is presently in a relationship with MMA fighter “Jessica Auguliar.”
Shalita Grant, thanks to her role in”NCIS: New Orleans” has accumulated a net worth of $1 million. This amount got from her various acting gig.