American actress Shalita Grant is best known by her character name Sonja Percy, an NCIS Agent on NCIS: New Orleans. She was cast in the show in 2015 and has been a regular cast member ever since the series first season but sadly, the talented actor is departing from the show to take on new ventures. Her last appearance as Sonja Percy is reported to air on April 3, 2018.
The actress has also acted on the Oscar-nominated documentary, Rehearsing a Dream released in 2006. The Tony Award nominee has an estimated net worth of around $200,000.
While the information about her professional life is available easily, its hard to get hold of facts of her personal life. Her dating history is completely hidden, but it is rumored that she is dating TV host, James Vaughan. To find out about her net worth. career and awards, keep on reading below.
Net worth of Shalita Grant
As already stated, Grant's net worth is six figured. Her thousands of dollars net worth is accumulated through her career earnings and the properties owned by her.
NCIS: New Orleans is the most watched show worldwide. Even before the series first season had aired, it was expected that the show will make $5 million per episode excluding the profits from advertisements. This points out that Grant's salary per episode of the show must be quite impressive.
— Shalita Grant (@ShalitaGrant) September 18, 2017
The information about her properties is unknown. A scroll down on her Instagram account will let u know that she prefers to live an extravagant life. Hence, we can imagine her house to be spectacular as her personality.
Moreover, she also owns an adorable pet whom she calls as Mr. Tits. The small black colored dog is of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed, which price ranges from $1,800 to $3,500.
Career and Awards of Shalita Grant
After graduating from Juilliard School with A B.F.A. in Drama, the African-American actress started off performing in theatre. In 2013, she won Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut for her portrayal as Cassandra in the comedy movie, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The role also got her nominations for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
After being immensely praised for her skills in plays, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting on screen, but the journey to reach her dream wasn't easy. Within a year she did 54 auditions but she got rejected at all. Her struggles also had her work as a bartender for some time.
Finally, luck showered upon her, and she got a chance to act on a television sitcom as a guest star. Later, she appeared in The Good Wife alongside Alicia Florrick, Melissa & Joey featuring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence, Battle Creek, and Bones.
— Shalita Grant (@ShalitaGrant) June 12, 2015
She has also acted in short films Empire Corner, Invisible and in a documentary movie Rehearsing a Dream.
In 2015, Grant acted on NCIS franchise NCIS: New Orleans as regular cast but after working on four seasons of the show, she has decided to make an exit.