Tessa Thompson is a celebrated actress from the United States. She is famous for portraying Tina Mabry in the 2009 American drama film Mississippi Damned. Some of her notable movies are Veronica Mars, a period crime drama Copper, and Westworld.
Thompson was born to Marc Anthony Thompson on October 3, 1983, in Los Angeles, California. She was brought up in Los Angeles and also spent a part of her childhood in Brooklyn, New York. Her father Marc Anthony Thompson is a singer-songwriter whereas her mother is a housewife belonging to Mexican and European descent.
She completed her early education at Santa Monica High School. Later, she joined Santa Monica College, where she studied cultural anthropology. Thompson is an American by nationality and is a Mexican and European descendent.
Thompson made her stage debut in a play by William Shakespeare called The Tempest. She made her television debut in an American police procedural television series Cold Case, created by Meredith Stiehm. This series aired on CBS, an American English-language commercial broadcast television network.
In 2006, she featured in a hit American horror film When a Stranger Calls, which was directed by Simon West. The co-stars of this movie are Camilla Belle, Brian Geraghty, Katie Cassidy, and Clark Gregg. The movie grossed $66.9 million at the box office against the budget of $15 million.
Later in 2015, she appeared in an American sports drama film Creed, directed by Ryan Coogler. The other stars of this movie are Phylicia Rashad, Anthony Bellew, Michael B. Jordan, and Sylvester Stallone. The movie made a collection of $173.6 million at the box office against the budget of $40 million.
Currently, Thompson is shooting for her upcoming American sports drama film Creed II, a directorial venture by Steven Caple Jr. Dolph Lundgren, Phylicia Rashad, Andre Ward, and Wood Harris star as the lead in the movie. The movie will release on November 21, 2018.
Similarly, she has appeared in numerous hit movies including Make It Happen, The Human Contract, Mississippi Damned, Everyday Black Man, For Colored Girls, Periphery, Murder on the 13th Floor, Dear White People, War on Everyone, Annihilation, and Little Woods.
Likewise, she has also featured in numerous television series that includes Little Woods, Grey's Anatomy, Hidden Palms, Mental, Private Practice, Detroit 1-8-7, Off the Map, 666 Park Avenue, Copper, Westworld, and Dear White People.
Talking about her personal life, Tessa Thompson is reportedly single. She is very secretive about her love life, affair, and boyfriend. She seems busy in developing her career and is reluctant to open up about her relationship.
Previously, she was in a relationship with Ben Crowley, an American actor. The couple dated each other for an instant but could not prolong her relationship with him and separated before they could get married. Moreover, she does not have any children yet.
The talented and beautiful actress Tessa Thompson earns a huge amount of money from her professional acting career. Having featured in numerous hit movies and television series, her earning to be high is obvious.
As per some online sources, her net worth, as in 2018, is estimated to be $4 million. Furthermore, she has not shared any information about her cars and houses.