Amandla Stenberg Net Worth

Net Worth:$3 Million
Date of Birth: October 23, 1998 (25 years old)
Height:4 ft 7 in (1.42 m)
Profession:Actor, Model, Singer
Nationality:United States of America

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What Is Amandla Stenberg’s Net Worth?

Amandla Stenberg is an American actress, singer, and model who has a net worth of $3 million. In 2015 and 2016, she was listed among Time‘s Most Influential Teens. Amandla has also received numerous awards and nominations which include a Teen Choice Award and nominations for four Black Reel Awards.


Born on October 23, 1998, Amandla Stenberg was raised in Los Angeles, California. Her parents are Tom Stenberg who is Danish and Karen Brailsford, an African-American spiritual counselor, and writer. She has two older half-sisters and her grandmother is of Greenlandic Inuit descent.

Amandla is derived from the South African languages of IsiXhosa and Zulu. It is translated as “power” or “strength”.  At the age of four, the American actress became a commercial model for Disney and has also been featured in ads for Boeing.

Acting Career and other creative pursuits/awards

Amandla recorded her first appearance on a movie scene in the 2011 film Colombiana. Her big break came in 2012 when she acted as Rue in the film The Hunger Games. This movie won her the Teen Choice Award for Best Chemistry. A year later, she was continuously featured as Macey Irving in the series Sleepy Hollow. In 2014 and 2015, she voiced Bia in Rio 2 and starred as Halle Foster in the television series Mr. Robinson, respectively. Stenberg is famous for her role as Maddy Whittier in the 2017 movie Everything Everything.

She also featured in the 2018 film The Hate U Give as Starr Carter, which won her an NAACP Image Award and a nomination for the Critic’s Choice Award. In 2018, she was featured in two movies including The Darkest Minds and Where Hands Touch, as Ruby and Leyna, respectively. In 2020, she played the role of Julie in the Netflix miniseries The Eddy, and a year later, she acted as Alana Beck in Dear Evan Hansen.

The actress is often known for her bold opinions, and she is especially noted as an activist for LGBT youth. She first engaged in music in 2015, joining the folk-rock duet Honeywater. In the 2017 film Everything, Everything, her single Let My Baby Stay was promoted.

Published in 2015, the book Niobe: She Is Life was co-written by Sebastian Jones and Amandla Stenberg, and illustrated by Ashley A. Woods. It became the first nationally distributed book to have a black woman as a protagonist and author, and another black woman as its illustrator.

Amandla was featured in the music video for Lemonade by Beyoncé, which earned her a BET YoungStars Award. Also, she struck a deal with a modeling agency, The Society, that same year. A year later, she and Sebastian released a second part of the Niobe trilogy, this time, Niobe: She Is Death. She auditioned for a role in the Black Panther movie but however, rejected the role later, stating that she wasn’t the right character for it. Still, in 2017, she starred in the Everything Everything movie, alongside fellow movie star Nick Robinson. In 2022, Stenberg was cast as the female lead character in the yet-to-be-released Star Wars series, The Acolyte.

Personal Life

In 2018, Amandla announced that she is gay and that same year, she dated Mikaela Mullaney Straus, often known by her stage name King Princess. Stenberg spent three months in Copenhagen to acquire Danish citizenship, in 2020. She has also stated that she avoids the use of smartphones, claiming that they are harmful to one’s mental health.

Noted for her strong personality as a bold and outspoken activist and intersectional feminist, she was named Feminist of the Year by the Ms. Foundation in 2015. She also strongly expresses her political views openly and has been widely recognized for this.

She owns a house in the US worth $1.2 million, with a space of 3,000-square-foot. It is a three-story house with a large living room that leads to a terrace, a helix staircase, four bedrooms, an office, a dining room, a wine rack, and a kitchen.

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