In her teens after moving to Los Angeles with a passion for acting, Senegalese-American actress Anna Diop now stands with a formidable TV career in her 30s. Professional since 2006, Diop is widely famous among TV fans as fictional superhero Starfire/Kory Anders in Titans (2018- Present).
Even without formal acting training, her on-screen performance is undeniably prominent. Having struggled during her early, Anna began to gather TV attention after works in The Messengers, Quantico, and Greenleaf.
Moreover, she got the role of Eartha (Rayne Thomas) in the 2019 horror film Us.
Early Life Of Anna Diop- Age, Height, and Nationality
Born on February 6, 1988, in Dakar, Senegal, Anna holds dual nationality: Senegalese-American. As of 2021, Anna Diop is 33 years old and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
At the age of 6, her family moved to the United States and settled in Houston, Texas. Since then, she is based in the USA and is one of the notable TV figures.
While not much detail about her family background is out, she often features her mother on her social media. Diop has a brother named Kareem. She comes from a black ethnic background.
Even if she reportedly wanted to become a journalist, her course of passion turned to act while growing up. At the age of 16, the Senegal-born went to Los Angeles to pursue acting as well as modeling.
No wonder, she would have trouble adopting an American accent since she came from a foreign. But she did work hard for it; reportedly learned English from watching Three’s Company (a sitcom).
Acting Career Breakthrough- Role In ‘Titans’?
It took nearly a decade of struggle in the acting industry for Anna Diop to introduce her specialty in the craft. The Senegalese-American actress saw wide exposure to fame after portraying Kory Anders/Starfire in the superhero streaming series Titans (2018- Now).
As per IMDB, she is the first actress to play the DC character Starfire in a live-action production.
Diop made her TV debut in 2006 as a recurring cast in Everybody Hates Chris through 2008. She would guest-star in Lincoln Heights, Whitney, Southland, Touch, Quantico (2015), and Greenleaf (2016).
In 2015, Anna Diop earned the main role, Rose Arvale, in The Messengers, and later as Nicole Carter in 24: Legacy (2016-17), before the going for Titans.
The film works of the actress include The Moment (2013), The Keeping Hours (2017), and Us (2019).
What Is Anna Doing Now?
Currently, Diop is working on her upcoming film Nanny, where she will portray Aisha, an immigrant nanny and the story revolves around her. Moreover, her short film Posies is under post-production.
How Much Is Anna Diop’s Net Worth?
As the career of Anna Diop is on its way to see the spring, she is earning a considerable sum along with attention and praise for her work. It’s estimated that Diop has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2021. Most of the actress income came through her venture in Titans; allegedly a massive 6-digit figure salary each season.
Other than that, she was in main roles in The Messengers and 24: Legacy; it possibly saw her a loaf of money.
In 2019, Anna worked in the horror film Us, that made a successful box-office collection of $255 million. The movie featured Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss.
Personal Life- Is Anna Diop Dating or Married?
A successful actress yet a low-key figure, Diop prefers to keep the information on her relationship low-key. So far, no report on the Titan star’s married life or husband is out. Neither is any hint on her boyfriend or dating story. Without any traces of her relationship including in the past, Anna seemingly is single for now.
Back in 2015, she made a Tweet about getting married but fans were quick to notice her prank. Actually, it was the marriage of her on-screen character in the series Greenleaf.
Anna Diop is an avid social media user; has both Instagram (@the_annadiop) and Twitter (@TheAnnaDiop) account. She loves Muay Thai and kickboxing.