‘Stranger Things’ Actress Priah Ferguson

American actress Priah Ferguson

American actress Priah Ferguson became a fan favorite with the portrayal of Erica Sinclair in the Netflix hit series Stranger Things (2017-Now). The Atlanta-born came as a recurring cast in Season 2 of Stranger Things- thanks to her profound approach, she became one of the main casts by Season 3.

Brought up in a household of artistic background, she took interest in performing arts by the age of 5. Now, the teen actress already with more than 15 acting credits, seeks her way atop the young Hollywood figures.

What Is Priah Ferguson’s Age In 2022? Who Are Her Parents?

Born on October 1, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA, Ferguson is the eldest of two children. Her father John is a design director, while her mother Aduja Ferguson works as a graphic designer. She has a younger sister named Jadya Ferguson.

As of May 2022, Priah Ferguson is 15 years old and has a height of 5 feet (152 cm); her 16th birthday awaits on October 1, 2022.

Childhood picture of Priah Ferguson
Childhood picture of Priah Ferguson

She is an American by nationality and comes from a black ethnic heritage. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

How Did Ferugon Become Actress?

She had an acting interest from an early age, so her parents enrolled her in acting classes at the age of 5. Then came Priah’s desire to become a professional actress, which followed her signing with a talent agency.

Working under an Atlanta-based agency, Ferguson bagged commercials and on-screen debut with the short-film Suga Water (2015) & TV film Perfectville (2015). She grabbed notable attention in 2016 as a guest cast in Atlanta.

Later, it saw her works in movies: Ends, La Vie Magnifique De Charlie, and The Oath (2018). Moreover, she appeared in guest TV roles in Mercy Street, Daytime Divas, and Bluff City Law.

Breakthrough As Erica Sinclair In ‘Stranger Things’– Is She On Season 4?

In 2017, Priah Ferguson appeared as a recurring cast, 10-year-old Erica Sinclair in Season 2 of the Netflix sci-fi horror series Stranger Things. Her character is the younger sister of Lucas Sinclair (actor Caleb McLaughlin).

Although she was set for a single appearance earlier, her charm & catchy representation made her a recurring & later a regular character. One of the famous lines by her character Erica is “You can’t spell America without Erica”.

Since Season 3 (2019), Priah is among the main casts of Stranger Things, joining Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Charlie Heaton, Maya Hawke, and Natalia Dyer.

In an episode of the fourth season, Priah as Erica Sinclair claims the victory for the Hellfire Club after she rolled the dice with a finishing blow in Dungeons and Dragons.

As for a fact, Season 4 of Stranger Things is a two-volume release with 9 episodes in total; the first part (7 episodes) was released on May 27, 2022, and the second part (2 episodes) on July 1, 2022. It introduced new faces to TV series, namely Joseph Quinn, Eduardo Franco, and Jamie Campbell Bower.

The third season was released more than 2 years ago, on July 4, 2019, while the Season 4 production halted earlier due to COVID-19 complications.

Check out the video: Priah Ferguson shares on-set moment of Stranger Things

Season 5 Is The Final Of ‘Stranger Things’– Will There Be Spin-Offs?

In an open letter on February 17, 2022, the series creators Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed via Instagram that season 4 of ‘Stranger Things’ will have two volume releases and will end after the fifth season. They wrote:

“At the time, we predicted the story would last four to five seasons. It proved too large to tell in four, but — as you’ll see for yourselves – we are now hurtling toward our finale. Season 4 will be the penultimate season; season 5 will be the last.”

The premiere date for Season 5 of the hit Netflix sci-fi series is yet to be out.

While fans are already with huge expectations from the Stranger Things season finale, there are speculations if there will be a spin-off too.

In the open letter, the Duffer bros mentioned that it was the end of the series, but not a dead end. It read: “there is still many more exciting stories to tell within the world of ‘Stranger Things’; new mysteries, new adventures, new unexpected heroes.”

Net Worth Of Priah Ferguson In 2022- What Is Her Salary?

Online sources confirmed that Ferguson has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2022. Even if she was making a considerable sum through commercials & few TV projects, it was Stranger Things that bestowed her wide fame & earnings.

The exact salary of Priah is yet to be out, but she allegedly earned a salary in the 6-digit figure per episode.

Ferguson has $500K net worth in 2022- thanks to her role in Stranger Things
Ferguson has a $500K net worth in 2022- thanks to her role in Stranger Things; Photo Source: Instagram@priahferguson

In Season 1, the adult casts of the series Winona Ryder and David Harbour made $100,000 and $80,000 respectively for each episode. On the other, the young stars, all of them pocketed $20,000-an-episode & later a bonus of $60,000.

By Season 3, the Stranger Things stars saw a drastic rise in their pay.

CastsSalary Per Episode
Winona Ryder$350,000
David Harbour$350,000
Millie Bobby Brown$300,000
Gaten Matarazzo$250,000
Finn Wolfhard$250,000
Noah Schnapp $250,000
Caleb McLaughlin$250,000
Charlie Heaton$150,000
Joe Keery $150,000
Natalia Dyer$150,000

Reportedly, the production budget for Season 4 of the series is $30 million for an episode.

Instagram & Revenue From Sponsorship

Priah has more than 4.3 million followers on her Instagram (@priahferguson), which features her fabulous lifestyle as well as endorsements. She has paid partnership with Croc shoes and serves as its brand ambassador.

Some of her promotional deal partners include PH5, CHARLES & KEITH (accessories), LABUCQ (footwear), (clothing) Starter, Fashion Nova, and SHEIN (clothing). Reportedly, Ferguson can earn $3,741 – $6,235 per sponsored post via Instagram.

Currently signed with CESD Talent Agency, she possibly earns through modeling photoshoots too. The Atlanta actress appeared in issues of Seventeen Magazine, NYOTA Magazine, and MOCHA magazine.

Also, her TikTok account (@priahfergusonofficial) allegedly earns her $284 – $473 per post. She is also active on Twitter (@priahferguson).

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