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Tessa Thompson Wiki: Height, Relationship, Movies, Net Worth, and Full Bio

Who is Tessa Thompson?

Tessa Lynne Thompson, born on October 3, 1983, is a famous American actress, singer, songwriter, and producer.

She rose to prominence after appearing in Thor Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame, Men in Black: International, Creed, and Creed II.

Likewise, she has been praised for her excellent performance in movies like Sorry to Bother You, Little Woods, Annihilation, and more.

As for her work as a producer, she received critical acclaim and a Primetime Emmy Awards nomination for Sylvie’s Love.

Today, we will be talking about Tessa Thompson’s age, height, career, relationship, net worth, and even more.

Now, let’s get into it!!

tessa thompson wiki

Quick Biography

Real Name Tessa Lynne Thompson
Nick Name Tessa
Gender Female
Date of Birth October 3, 1983
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Age 38 years old
Birth Sign Libra
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $4 million

Early Life

Where was Tessa Thompson born? Tessa Thompson was born on October 3, 1983, and her hometown lies in Los Angeles, California.

She grew up in Los Angeles and in Brooklyn too.

Regarding her education, she went to Santa Monica High School. Since her high school days, Tessa was into acting and theater plays.

She played Hermia under the student production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in her high school.

As for her higher studies, she attended Santa Monica College (SMC) and studied cultural anthropology there.

During her time at Santa Monica College, she got to attend lectures by Lisa Wolpe of the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company (LAWSC).

Now, let’s know the beginning of Tessa Thompson’s career and the achievements she has made so far.


tessa thompson for porter magazine

What is Tessa Thompson famous for?

Theatre Plays

Tessa Thompson had her debut in acting career after appearing in Shakespeare’s play The Tempest in 2002.

Then, she got to play the role of Juliet in 2003’s Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans, 1836 with The Theatre in Pasadena, California.

Her performance as Juliet got her the nomination for NAACP Theatre Award.

In 2018, she played in off-Broadway run of Smart People at Second Stage Theatre.

TV/Movie appearances

tessa thompson at sundance film festival


In 2005, Tessa made her first TV appearance in the American TV series Cold Case.

The same year, she got to play the role of Jackie Cook in another American TV series Veronica Mars.

Likewise, in 2006, she appeared in the hit American TV series Grey’s Anatomy.

The same year, she had her debut in the American psychological horror movie When a Stranger Calls.

A year later, she starred in the American teen drama TV series Hidden Palms.

Then, in 2008, she appeared next to Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the American dance movie Make it Happen.

Similarly, she made guest appearances in TV series such as Life, Private Practice, and Heroes.

In 2014, she starred in the American comedy movie Dear White People and in the biopic of Martin Luther King Jr. Selma.

The following year, she happened to play the character Bianca Taylor in the movie Creed.

Also, she appeared in the short film The Grand Romantic.

Then, in 2016, she acted in the HBO science fiction drama series WestWorld.

The same year, in April, she was casted as the character Valkyrie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Thor: Ragnarok.

Also, she appeared in the American science fiction horror film Annihilation, released on February 23, 2018.

She reprised her role in the sequel of Creed, Creed II. The movie was a big hit and she got praised for her performance by the fans.

Likewise, she reprised her role as Valkyrie in the superhero sequel film Avengers: Endgame.


Then, on June 14, 2019, she was seen opposite Chris Hemsworth, her co-actor in Thor: Raganarok and Avengers: Endgame in the movie Men in Black: International.

Similarly in the same year, she did the voice acting of the character Lady in the musical romance film Lady and The Tramp.

The same year, at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, it was announced that Thompson will be reprising her role as Valkyrie in sequel Thor: Love and Thunder.

It was revealed that Valkyrie will be the first major LGBT character of MCU.

In 2020, Tessa worked as a co-producer and also did the voice acting in the mystery sci-fi podcast series The Left Right Game.

Likewise, she got to play the lead role in the American romantic drama film Sylvie’s Love which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

As for the present, Thompson is set to starred in the upcoming drama film Passing.

Recently, she started her own production company and signed off the first deal look with HBO.


Besides theatre plays and movie and TV acting career, Tessa has worked as a singer and songwriter too.

Also, she used to be the member of the Los Angeles based indie electro soul band Caught A Ghost.

Similarly, she has worked as writer and singer for the soundtracks of both Creed and Creed II.

Social Media

Tessa thompson posing for porter magazine

Does Tessa Thompson have an Instagram account? Yes, Tessa Thompson is active on Instagram.

She often posts photos and videos of her daily life, photos and videos with friends and family, and photos and videos of her works.

As of 2021, she has over 2.9 million followers on her official Instagram account.

Personal Details

What is the height of Tessa Thompson and how much does she weigh?

Tessa Thompson stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches or 164 cm.

She weighs around 55 kg or 121 pounds. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

She has black colored eyes and black colored hair.

Regarding her nationality, she is an American and mixed by her ethnicity.

She believes in Jesus Christ and follows Christianity as her religion.

In June of 2018, Tessa revealed that she is attracted to both men and women; she doesn’t want to call herself bisexual for that.

Relationship of Tessa Thompson

Tessa with her costar Chris Hemsworth

Who is Tessa Thompson dating as of 2021? Tessa Thompson is currently single and not dating anyone.

She is very private about her life so she has not revealed anything about her lovelife yet.

In the past she has been linked to both men and women.

She was rumored to date celebrities like Rita Ora, Janelle Monae, Taika, and others.

However, these rumors were never confirmed by her.

As of 2021, she is currently single and has not made any headlines about her dating scandals.

Family of Tessa Thompson

Tessa’s mom

Who are the parents of Tessa Thompson? Tessa Thompson was born to her parents Marc Anthony Thompson and her mother whose name is still unknown to us.

Her father Marc Anthony is also a songwriter and founder of the musical collective Chocolate Genius.

It is known that her mother is of half Mexican and half European ancestry.

Tessa has a younger half sister Zsela who is also a singer and songwriter.

Net Worth of Tessa Thompson

How much is the estimated net worth of Tessa Thompson? Tessa Thompson is a bonafide actress and aspiring director.

She has done a marvelous works in movies and series to date.

Throughout her career, she has earned quite a fortune for herself and her family.

The majority of her income comes from her acting career, production works, singing and song writing jobs, social media ads, paid sponsorships, brand deals, etc.

As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $4 million approximately.

Now, let’s know some of the lesser-known facts about Tessa Thompson.

Trivia about Tessa Thompson

  • Tessa Thompson was born on October 3, 1983.
  • Her hometown lies in Los Angeles, California.
  • She is famous for her role as Valkyrie in numerous marvel movies.
  • As of 2021, she will be playing a role in the upcoming drama film Passing.
  • Besides acting career, she is a talented singer and songwriter too.
  • She had played many off-Broadway plays too.
  • Know about Andra Day who is also a famous American actress


Check out the video of Tessa Thompson down below:

Image Credit: @tessathompson Instagram

Video Credit: @jimmykimmellive YouTube



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