Quvenzhané Wallis Biography

Published On Jun 15, 2016
Facts of Quvenzhané Wallis
Date of Birth: 2003 , August-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 4 Feet 9 inch
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Wallis is now aged 12 years old. Her parents are happily married and they are strongly bonded into their married life. There is no any information about their extra affairs, boyfriend and girlfriend. Her nationality is American and she is of black ethnicity.

Wallis has been active as an actress since 2011. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Hushpuppy in the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild. Next year she played the role of Blessing in the short movie Boneshaker. She is also famous for portraying the role of Margaret Northup in a period drama film 12 Years a Slave. Her net worth is $3 million dollars.

Quvenzhané Wallis

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Born in Houma, Louisiana, United States

August 28 , 2003

Quvenzhané Wallis, who is also known by her nicknames Nazie and Nayzie, was born in Houma, Louisiana, United States of America to Qulyndreia Wallis and Venjie Wallis, Sr... She was born and raised in a middle class family along with her three siblings named Qunyquekya Wallis, Vejon Wallis and Venjie Jr. Wallis.

Began her acting career

2011

Wallis has been active as an actress since 2011. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Hushpuppy in the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild. Next year she played the role of Blessing in the short movie Boneshaker. 

Appeared in the movie, 12 Years a Slave

2013

Quvenzhané Wallis is an actress and model from United States. She is also famous for portraying the role of Margaret Northup in a period drama film 12 Years a Slave. In 2014, she was seen in the movie Annie. 

Won African-American Film Critics Association

2012

She is famous for starring the role of Hushpuppy in the drama film Beasts of the Southern Wild. For this role, she got her first nomination in African-American Film Critics Association in 2012 and she won this award that year for Breakout Performance. 

Won Black Reel Awards

2013

In 2013, she got nominated in Black Reel Awards from two different categories. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Breakthrough Performance and Best Actress. She also got nominated in this award in 2015 for Outstanding Actress, Motion Picture. 

Won Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013

She has also been honored with Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards once in her life and that was in 2013. That year she got nominated in this award for Best Actress and Best Young Actor/Actress. She won this award from her later nomination.