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De'Adre Aziza: “She’s Gotta Have it” Actress and Singer | Know Her Better

aisha Published On Mon Jun 15 2020   Modified On Mon Jun 15 2020
De'Adre Aziza: “She’s Gotta Have it” Actress and Singer | Know Her Better

De'Adre Aziza is an actress and singer well-recognized by her works in 'She's Gotta Have It' as Raqueletta Moss, 'Passing Strange' as Edwina / Marianna / Suda, 'The Breaks' as Tamika Grant, 'In The Morning' as Zuri.

Aziza was born on June 14, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, and has a star sign of Gemini. She is the daughter of Donna Avery, a part-time retired assistant professor and textiles specialist at Parsons The New School for Design.

Net Worth: $600 thousand

'Bwoy' actresss De'Adre Aziza has earned a whopping net worth of $600 thousand from her career as an actor and singer. She has also worked as a camera operator in the documentary 'Passing Strange' and has self appeared in other series.

Education & Alma Mater

For over eleven years, Aziza attended The Harlem School of the Arts located in New York. Then she joined Dance Theater of Harlem for five years near Manhattan, New York. She then got graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Is A Proud Single Mother 

Aziza is a proud single mother as she gave birth to a son on May 22, 2001, and named him Chipego Jahi. She said in an interview that when Jahi was born, he was born into poverty, she had no job, no husband, no family members with money to spare, & no plan. 

In 2019, he was preparing to get into Saint Anns School by Johns Hopkins CTY Scholars. 

De'Adre Aziza with her son Chipego Jahi.
De'Adre Aziza with her son Chipego Jahi.
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Skipped Her 4th Grade 

Her character Raqueletta Moss in the series 'She's Gotta Have It' is about a strong black woman stereotype. Aziza also has that kind of character person in her real-life who is Lois Braithwaite, her school teacher. 

Aziza said Lois skipped her 4th grade and said she would get bored in that grade and her favorite catchphrase was "I DON'T WANT TO HEAR IT!" when someone made an excuse. Everybody in the class was so shocked by her bravery and all children loved her said Aziza.

A picture of De'Adre Aziza with teacher Lois Braithwaite.
A picture of De'Adre Aziza with teacher Lois Braithwaite.
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Started Her Career Since 2002

Aziza started her acting career by giving her first debut in the movie 'Brown Sugar' asWedding Patron in 2002 alongside Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, and so on. Since then she got starred in thirty movies, television series, TV movies, and short movies. 

De'Adre Aziza in 'She's Gotta Have It' as Raqueletta Moss.
De'Adre Aziza in 'She's Gotta Have It' as Raqueletta Moss.
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Aziza is well known for her works in 'Madam Secretary' (TV Series) as Janice Dwyer, 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus' as Alto, 666 Park Avenue (TV Series) as TV Reporter, Brutus Black (Short) as Brutus's Girl Friend, 'The Breaks' (TV Movie) as Tamika Grant, and many more.

Has Sang Four Songs

Several people see Aziza as the only actress but very few know that she has really nice vocals. She has sung four songs with artists like Laura Benanti, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Justin Guarini, and others. 

The 'Red Hook Summer' actress has sung Rapunzel's 'Tangled' song, 'On the Verge', 'Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today', and 'My Crazy Heart'. 

A picture of De'Adre Aziza.
A picture of De'Adre Aziza who is an actress and singer.
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Body Measurement 

Zuri from 'In The Morning' stands 5 feet 4 inches tall (163 cm) while weighing around 56kg (132 lbs). Still being a mother, she has maintained her figure as 40-29-41 inches (101-73-104 cm) while she has black hair with brown hair.

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Aziza is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has gained 3,272 followers on Insta with the username 'deadreaziza' and 718 followers on twitter with the username 'DeadreAziza'. She frequently posts pictures with her son going on vacations, co-stars, and her mother.

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