Quvenzhane Wallis is an actress, model, singer, and author from the United States. She might perhaps be one of the finest definitions of a child prodigy. Quvenzhane Wallis won an Academy Award nomination for her role as ‘Hushpuppy’ in the 2012 indie film Beasts of the Southern Wild.

We are covering everything about Quvenzhané Wallis’s personal life, her rise to stardom, net worth, Who is her Boyfriend is? and many more. Stick with us till the end to know everything about Quvenzhané Wallis.

Quvenzhané Wallis Age, Early Life, Parents and Education

Quvenzhane Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, on August 28, 2003. Wallis is currently 17 years old, and her zodiac sign is Virgo. She is the daughter of Qulyndreia Wallis’s mother who is a teacher and Venjie Wallis father who is a Sr truck driver. She also has three brothers and sisters: a sister named Qunyquekya and two brothers named Vejon and Venjie, Jr.

Quvenzhané Wallis as a child. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, the first syllables of her parents’ first names are combined in the first part of her name. She attends Honduras Elementary School for her educational pursuits.

Quvenzhané Wallis Rise To Stardom

The age requirement to be considered was six years old. Wallis lied about her age to audition for her first acting job, the lead role in Beasts of the Southern Wild when she was five years old. She eventually won the role of Hushpuppy, the indomitable child prodigy. And survivor who lives with her dying father in Louisiana’s backwoods swamp filth, beating out 4,000 other candidates.

Quvenzhané Wallis at series Swagger. Source: Instagram

Her reading skill, scream, and ability to burp on demand further impressed the director. And she was cast in the role. Furthermore, the film premiered to acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012, winning the Grand Jury Prize. Wallis traveled to France in May 2012 for the film’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Recently she made a rare red carpet appearance at the premiere of her new Apple TV+ series, Swagger, in New York City on Oct. 26. 

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Qvenzhané Wallis Award and Nomination

For Wallis’ outstanding performance, the film gained critical acclaim and won the prestigious Caméra d’Or award for Best First Feature Film. On January 10, 2013, at the age of nine, Wallis became the Academy Awards’ youngest Best Actress candidate and the third youngest nominee overall. As a result, she was just six years old at the time of filming.

She is the first African-American child actor to be nominated for an Oscar Nomination. Wallis is also the first person born in the twenty-first century to receive an Academy Award nomination. She appeared in the film ’12 Years a Slave’ (2013) and cooperated with ‘Sundance’ on a short film named ‘Boneshaker’ for the second time.

Quvenzhané Wallis at  ‘Swagger’ TV show premiere in NYC. Source: hollywoodlife.com

Similarly, she portrayed Annie Bennett Stacks in Annie in 2014. She was also the first African-American actress to play Annie. She was nominated for a ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical’ for this performance.

In May 2014, Wallis has named the face of Giorgio Armani’s children’s and teen’s collection, ‘Armani Junior.’ As a result, she is the first significant kid celebrity to be the face of a high-end brand.

Qvenzhané Wallis Short Film and Books

Wallis also appeared in the music video Formation from Beyoncé’s 2016 short film Lemonade. Similarly, she launched two children’s books in October 2017: ‘Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg!’ (about friendships) and ‘A Night Out With Mama’ (about a night out with Mama) (which is about her night at the Oscars with her mother).

She also published two more books in 2018: Shai & Emmie Star into the Rescue! and Shai & Emmie Star in Dancy Pants!. This teen is not just a movie star, but also a talented vocalist. On YouTube, her songs Opportunity and Tomorrow from the film Annie have received over 4 million views.

Is Qvenzhané Wallis dating anyone? Who is her Boyfriend?

This young personality has openly dated as of now but there is no confirmation about their dating at any sources. She has posted a picture of him and her with selfie kissing each other wising Happy Anniversary that they have dated for one year. The picture was posted on her Instagram account on December 10, 2021. Her current boyfriend’s name is unknown. She has kept a good public image in both her personal and business lives.

Quvenzhané Wallis with her boyfriend. Source: Instagram

What is the net worth of Qvenzhané Wallis?

Quvenzhane Wallis is an actress and author from the United States with a net worth of $500,000 as noted by celebritynetworth.com as of now. She is most famous for her roles in the films Beasts of the Southern Wild and Annie. Therefore, she has made her wealth through her acting career.

What is the Height, Weight, and Body measurement of Qvenzhané Wallis?

Wallis is a stunning young lady with a captivating personality. She is 5 feet 1 inch tall which is 155cm and weighs approximately 48 kilograms which is 101lbs.  Her chest, waist, and hip measurements are 30-24-32 inches. In addition, she has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair. Her bra size is 36 A(US).

Qvenzhané Wallis enjoying at beach. Source: Instagram

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Is Qvenzhané Wallis active on social media?

The talented actress is also active on social media likewise other celebrities. She is most active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. She has an Instagram account @iamquvenzhane which has 121k followers with 43 posts and a Twitter account @IAMQUVENZHANE has more than 6k followers as well. However, her official Facebook page has gained over 23K followers with handles @Quvenzhane Wallis. She is also in TikTok with handles @iamquvenzhane where she has 22.9k followers with 409.5k likes.

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