Who is Danielle Brooks? Age, Family, Net Worth, Biography

Actress and singer Danielle Brittany Brooks is from the United States. She is most recognized for her appearances as Leota Adebayo on the superhero series Peacemaker and Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson on the comedy-drama Orange Is the New Black.

Danielle Brooks Age, Family, and Early Life

Danielle Brooks is 32 years old. Brooks was raised in South Carolina in a Christian household; her mother was a pastor and her father a deacon.

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She was born in Augusta, Georgia and was raised there. She was born on September 17, 1989.

Danielle Brooks Career, What is her profession?

Actress and singer Danielle Brittany Brooks hails from the United States. She is most known for her appearances as Leota Adebayo on the superhero series Peacemaker and Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in the comedy-drama Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019). (2022–present). She was nominated for a Tony Award in 2015 for her performance as Sofia in The Color Purple on Broadway.

Brooks got parts in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Servant of Two Masters and Blacken the Bubble after graduating from Juilliard. She left both projects in 2013 to become a cast member of the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, which is based on Piper Kerman’s memoir of the same name and is about a women’s jail. Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson was portrayed by Brooks. As the first African-American actor on the HBO series Girls, Brooks was hired to appear in an episode of the third season in September 2013.

Brooks and actor John Cena co-starred as Leota Adebayo in James Gunn’s Peacemaker television series in 2022. It is the first television program to be a part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).

The Suicide Squad

The series is a spin-off of Gunn’s 2021 movie The Suicide Squad. In a 2022 interview, Brooks disclosed that Gunn was a huge admirer of the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black and that she was in mind when writing the role of Adebayo.

Along with Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Brooks, a Broadway production of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson will begin performances on September 19, 2022, under the direction of LaTanya Richardson Jackson. Additionally, it is intended for this ensemble to portray the lead roles in the play’s upcoming film version, whose director has not yet been chosen.  She will also be seen in Blitz Bazawule’s feature-length adaptation of the musical of the same name, The Color Purple.

Danielle Brooks Net Worth, How much does she earn?

Danielle Brooks’ net worth is $ 3 million as of 2022.

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Which school did she go to? What was her major?

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Danielle Brooks Relationship status, Was she dating/married? Any children?

The historic Alfred DuPont Building in Miami served as the venue for Danielle Brooks and Dennis Gelin’s wedding this week, with their 2-year-old daughter Freeya Carel serving as flower girl.

Brooks announced she was expecting her first child on July 2, 2019. She gave birth to a girl in November.

Her social media reach.

Danielle Brooks is on Instagram as @daniebb3 With 2.4M+ followers.

Danielle Brooks’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation.

HeightN / A
WeightN / A
Hair ColorBlack
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Danielle Brooks’s which you should be known

Zodiac signN / A
Relationship statusMarried
HusbandDennis Gelin

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