Teyonah Parris Bio, Age, Husband, Daughter, Net Worth, Movies

Teyonah Parris Biography

Teyonah Parris is an American actress known for portraying the role of Monica Rambeau in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Presently, she portrays the adult version of Monica Rambeau in the Disney+ series WandaVision.

How old is Teyonah Parris? – Age

The Charm City Kings actress is 35 years old as of September 2022. She was born in Hopkins, South Carolina, United States, on 22 September 1987, where she also grew up.

How tall is Teyonah Parris? – Height

Teyonah stands at a height stature of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).

Teyonah Parris Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Parris was born to her parents in Hopkins, South Carolina, United States. She is the daughter of Mitchelle Green and Cookie Green. She was brought up along with her five siblings. They are a sister and four brothers.


Teyonah enrolled at the Lower Richland High School in Hopkins, South Carolina. Afterward, she joined the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities. Likewise, she is a graduate of Juilliard School.

Is Teyonah Parris Married? – Husband

The If Beale Street Could Talk star has been married to her lovely husband named James Parris for quite some time now.

The Marvels Actress Teyonah Parris and her Husband Photo
The Marvels Actress Teyonah Parris and her Husband Photo


Teyonah and her husband James have been blessed with a beautiful daughter whom they welcomed in early 2023.

Teyonah Parris Acting Career

Parris is a professional actress who is known for her role as Riva in How Do You Know. She also starred as Mika in A Picture of You. Afterward, she landed the role of Colandrea “Coco” Conners in Dear White People.

Most noteworthy, she was cast in Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story as Miki Howard. She also made several appearances in the If Beale Street Could Talk film starring Ernestine Rivers. She later played the role of Taryn in Point Blank.

It is also known that she was featured in Chi-Raq portraying the character of Lysistrata. As a result, she received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture. She has also starred in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Karen Branston.

In addition, Teyonah played the role of Missy Vaughn in Survivor’s Remorse and later as Marla in Placeholders. Furthermore, she had the recurring role of Pamela Rose in Empire Detective season 4. Presently, she appears in Marvel Studios: Assembled.

Movies and TV Shows

  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Point Blank
  • Charm City Kings
  • The Photograph
  • Candyman
  • They Cloned Tyrone
  • The Marvels
  • Dashing Through the Snow
  • The Good Wife Melinda Gossett Episode: “Double Jeopardy”
  • Mad Men
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Survivor’s Remorse
  • Placeholders
  • Empire
  • Murder


  • AAFCA Award
  • Black Reel Award
  • Hollywood Film Festival Award

Teyonah Parris Net Worth

Citing her acting career, she has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Teyonah Parris Instagram

You can find and follow Teyonah on Instagram using the account name: @teyonahparris

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