In the upcoming Netflix drama, Maid, a housekeeper woman named Alex (played by Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actress Margaret Qualley) battling against homelessness, poverty, and bureaucracy is in focus. Inspired by Stephanie Land’s memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive, we can see Alex imagining a life of luxury that is way too far from the life she is living in the recent trailer of Maid.
Anika Noni Rose, an American actress for giving voice to the lead character Tiana of The Princess and the Frog, is also included in the cast of the unreleased Netflix drama. Learn about her partner, kids, and dating/married status.
How Old Is She?
Born on September 6, 1972, in Bloomfield, Connecticut, the United States, Anika Noni Rose turned 48 years old in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Anika Noni Rose Family: Who Is She Related To?
Coming to Anika Noni Rose’s family info, she was born to her parents, John and Claudia Rose.
While no information about Anika’s mother was available as of August 2021, we know a thing or two about her father.
Anika’s father, John Rose, is an attorney at Crumbie Law Group, LLC. Previously, he worked as a Corporation Counsel on the City of Hartford and as a partner at Levy & Droney. John had his education and degrees from Yale Law School and Dartmouth College.
Anika Noni Rose Height
Anika Noni Rose stands at a rather short height of 5 feet 2 inches and weighs no more than 60 kilograms. Her distinctive physical characteristics would be her short brown hair and brown eyes.
Her Social Media Reach
Anika was available on almost all big social media platforms and boasted massive social media reach.
Of all the social media platforms Anika uses, she was most active on Instagram and Twitter and least active on Facebook. Until 26 Aug 2021, Anika has 268 thousand followers on her @anikaaroundtheworld Instagram account and 134.6 thousand followers on her @AnikaNoniRose Twitter account.
Anika Noni Rose Net Worth
While we had no idea about Anika Noni Rose’s net worth in 2021, it surely must be at least $1 million.
The Connecticut native had a passion for acting since her childhood. She began her acting career in her high school itself by being a part of a school production.
Anika has a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Florida A&M University. She later took drama classes at the American Conservatory Theater located in San Francisco, California.
In 1999, Anika moved to New York to pursue a professional acting career. The same year, she landed the role of Rusty in a musical, Footloose, a Broadway production.
Anika had her Broadway break when she was cast as Emmie Thibodeaux in Caroline. For her performance in Caroline, Anika was awarded Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
King of the Bingo Game (1999) was Anika’s big-screen debut. Anika also had her small screen debut with the release of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency the same year. In 2003, Anika was cast as Kaya in From Justin to Kelly followed by another movie Temptation.
Anika had her big break with the release of Disney‘s The Princess and the Frog in 2009. She voiced the lead character Tiana, Disney‘s first African-American princess, in The Princess and the Frog.
The following year, Anika was cast as Yasmine in the movie called For Colored Girls. From 2010 to 2013, Anika had guest appearances in the legal TV series The Good Wife.
In 2012, Anika had a guest appearance in the Gone Abie Gone episode, Season 24 of The Simpsons. She voiced Abe Simpon’s 2nd wife, Rita LaFleur, in that episode.
In 2020, Anika played the role of Jessica Jangle in the Netflix musical, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.
Anika plays Regina in the upcoming Netflix drama, Maid.
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Anika Noni Rose Partner: Is She Married Or Dating?
Coming to Anika Noni Rose’s love life, we did not know who she was dating in 2021. While we can definitely say that she is not a married woman, we did not know anything about her partner or boyfriend, if she was dating someone.
However, if you have been following Anika on her socials for a long time, you might know that she addressed actor and writer Colman Domingo as her “love.” The post was made on February 13, 2017, where she wrote something about the amazing brunch she had together with her love, Colman.
The pair were also seen previously together at a Japanese restaurant located in Manhattan, New York. On June 6, 2017, Anika featured Colman once again on her Instagram. She talked about how proud she was of Colman’s performance in The Walking Dead.
This series of activities created some kind of excitement in their fans and made them even wonder if they were dating each other. Moreover, it made Colman’s social media followers think that he had parted ways with his wife Raul Domingo.
However, we later found out that there was nothing serious going on with Anika and Colman, and they were just two close friends. Colman even addressed Anika as his “best friend” in A Letter From Colman Domingo.
Does Anika Noni Rose Have Kids? Are They Daughters?
Anika Noni Rose may not know what motherhood feels like in real life, but she has had an opportunity of playing the role of mother in The Watsons Go to Birmingham.
In the Hallmark Channel’s television film, Anika’s character Wilona Sands Watson had three kids. However, not all of them were daughters.
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Last modified: September 27, 2021