Persia White is a Bahamas-born American actress and musician. Many people recognized him for portraying the role of Lynn Searcy on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. The series originally aired from 2000 until 2008. After that, she has appeared in The Vampire Diaries from 2012 to 2017 in the role of Abby Bennett Wilson.
As a musician, she is also a member of the band XEO3. Alongside, she has also launched her solo singing career and released her debut album Mecca in 2009. Apart from that, she has been in the headlines for her marriage to the British actor and director, Joseph Morgan. Wanna know more information on the actress then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The actress and musician, Persia White.
Persia White: Bio, Family, Education
The gorgeous actress was born on 25 October 1972 as Persia Jessica WhiteNassau, Bahamas. She was born as one of four children to an Irish-American mother and a Bahamian father. When she was three, her father got in an accident that left him paralyzed and he later moved to Miami to seek better medical care. After two years, her mother moved with her children to South Florida but did not reunite with White’s father.
Regarding her education, she had not provided information on her educational qualifications. However, she later joined the Miami Coconut Grove Children’s Theater. As a teen, she studied dance, acting, singing, and painting. Additionally, she has spent her early years in the Bahamas. After high school, she signed with the Ford Agency and obtained her Screen Actors Guild card. She later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Persia White: Career & Life Achievements
Since the early 1990s, she has appeared in various independent films and television dramas. In 1994, she debuted with a small role in the movie Blue Chips. Since then she has appeared in many movies, her films credit Suddenly (1996), Red Letters (2000), Earthings (2005), Spoken Word (2009), Black November (2012), Unity (2014), and Miss Me This Christmas (2017).
After appearing in several tv series and dramas in a guest role, she landed her first main role of Denise Williams in 1997 Breaker High. Following that, she got her regular cast as Kineisha ‘K.C.’ Burrell in Another World and Lynn Searcy in Girlfriends. Many people also know her for making the recurring appearance of Abby Bennett Wilson in The Vampire Diaries. Her other tv appearance includes Brooklyn South, The Steve Harvey Show, Angel, Black-ish, and Will & Grace, among many more.
Persia White: Personal Life & Husband
As mentioned earlier, she has married fellow Vampire Diaries actor Joseph Morgan on 5 July 2014 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. They exchanged vows after dating for three years. Further, the duo met on set in 2011 during the third season of The Vampire Diaries. Soon they fell each other and started dating soon. As of now, the couple has not welcomed together any children.
However, the actress has a daughter, Mecca White, born in 1995 from her previous relationship. She was married to singer Saul Williams in 2008 after they got engaged on 29 February 2008 whom she dated for five years. The ex-couple met in 2003 when he made a guest appearance on the TV show Girlfriends. Their relationship didn’t last long and announced their separation on 17 January 2009.
Caption: Persia White and husband Joseph Morgan.
Persia White: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Speaking of her earning, she has an estimated net worth of around $700 thousand. Her main source of income comes from her career as an American actress as well as a musician. Also, she has made a profitable amount from her business running along with her husband. On the other hand, her husband’s net worth has an estimation of around $3 million.
She is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. She has an Instagram account @misspersiawhite with more than 414k followers. On Twitter, she has an account @realpersiawhite with 58.6k followers. Also, she has an unverified Facebook account under her name with 11k followers.
Persia White: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters. Her body weighs around 56kg with body measurements of 34-24-35 inches of chest-waist-hips respectively. She has light green colored eyes with dirty brown colored hair.