Upon its release, Kenya Barris-created Netflix’s newest offering #blackAF became a new fan favorite. The sitcom was the successor of Black-ish based on the life of Rainbow Edwards-Barris.
Due to the success of the first show, fans had high expectations from this show too. In the show, Kenya Barris explored the fictional version of himself.
While many young artists were auditioned to play Drea Barris, Iman Benson stood out among the bunch and landed the role.
This wiki-article is created to help readers get to know details on her parents, career pursuit and dating status. So scroll down and start with a short bio.
Bio — Age, Zodiac, Birthday
Iman Benson was born on 25 June 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia. Moreover, she turned 19 years old while celebrating her birthday in 2019.
As per her date of birth, Cancer is the zodiac sign of Iman.
Iman Benson Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Religion
Like her fellow cast, Genneya Walton details on her parents are obscure. However, no records of her biological parents were ever made public.
And that included details on her siblings. None of her possible siblings have garnered attention that can overturn the one which was created by Iman.
Iman is an American national hailing African-American ethnicity. Getting into her religious belief, she is a Christian.
Iman Benson Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Iman Benson stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters). Moreover, she maintained a weight of approximately 47 kilograms (103 lbs).
As for her distinct features, she has dark long curly hair and has several piercings in her ears.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Iman Benson is seldomly active in her social media accounts. However, even after having a limited number of posts, she owned an attractive number of followers. And few of her social media platforms were newly created account.
Her Instagram account accumulated a total of 14.2k followers as of April 2020. The first post she had ever made on the platform dated back in May of 2019.
Iman’s verified Twitter account had 435 followers with zero posts on the same. However, she had joined Twitter back in 2015.
Likewise, the actress’s Facebook account garnered her a total of 152 followers as of April 2020.
Iman Benson Voice-over, Commercials, Theatre
The Uncle Buck actress took her baby steps into the entertainment industry at a very young age. She started her journey with a vision — to become the young actress from the African-American community to win the prestigious Oscar Award.
Iman initiated her career with voice-overs in several radio commercials and speeches. In 2012, she did the voice-over for Frozen Yogurt Radio Ad. In the same year, she did a voice-over for M.L.K. Radio Speech.
Between 2014 & 2015, her career as a voice-over actress blew up when she landed three different gigs between the period for The Longest Day, Alzheimer’s Association; FriXion Erasable Pen Spot; and Busy Mom PSA, CDC, a national level commercial.
While she was extensively involved in voice-overs, Iman had already dipped her toes into the theatre. What’s more, she landed supporting roles on several plays such as Disney’s Snow White, A Piece of Ground, Yours Truly Art, Are you going to answer that?, Morphafreaks, and Lost Creations.
Iman landed the opportunity to play lead in the Afternoon of Elves and Now and Then. At the time, she also secured few TV commercials appearing in Children’s Health Care Atlanta and Healthy Schools Project as a principal cast.
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Iman Benson Net Worth, TV Shows, Movies
In 2016, Iman Benson portrayed the role of Tia Russell in Uncle Buck. Station 19 (2018) became her second gig as a TV actress. She further went on to appear on Suits (2018-2019) as Joy Williams.
However, Iman gained a wide range of prominence when she landed the part of Reagan in the TV show Alexa & Katie (2018-2019). She went on to star in 19 of the episodes of the show.
In 2020, when the casts of Kenya Barris’s new show #blackAF was announced, Iman Benson made the list. She portrayed Darea Barris the youngest of two daughters of Kenya Barris in the show.
Besides acting, she participated in many social issues such as fighting against bullying, advocating for the rights of women/children and speaking against the violence against women and children.
Iman’s net worth, as of March 2020, was estimated to be about $100K.
Iman Benson Boyfriend, Dating
Along with details on her family, Iman Benson’s private nature made it hard to unearth information regarding her dating life.
Due to her limited involvement in social media, no hints on her boyfriend-prospects were made public. Along with that, she was never spotted getting romantic with any of her love interests. Therefore, as of April 2020, Iman was assumed to be single.
Last modified: April 18, 2020