Asante Blackk is one of the sweetest child stars in the American entertainment industry. He was born as Asante Duah Ma’at on Oct 20, 2001. The amazing lad has appeared in many renowned television series and movies. There are many wonderful traits that make this young little boy so adorable. One of the most prominent things is his outstanding smile. He looks so innocent, regardless of the character that he plays.
He came to limelight with the character that he portrayed in the miniseries titled ‘When They See Us’. This role made him a globally renowned child artist. Asante has been nominated for the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ due to this exceptional role. Another memorable appearance from the young kid was in the 4th season of TV series ‘This is Us’.
Blackk was studying in an elementary school when he formally started his professional acting career. The debut performance of the little star was the character of ‘Mowgli’ in ‘The Jungle Book’. He also performed a significant character in drama titled ‘How I learned to be a Kid’, which was performed in the Howard Theatre (Washington). A talent agent chased the boy from there and requested him to work in television series and movies.
He appeared in an audition to play the important character of Korey Wise, but later he was cast as Kevin Richardson in the miniseries titled ‘When They See Us’. People admired all the performances of the little angel and showed great respect for his charismatic personality. Today, Asante has become a star in the eyes of American kids. He started his professional career back in 2007 and still busy with his acting projects. The young guy attended the North Point High School located near Waldorf, Maryland, United States.
Who are Asante Blackk’s Parents?
The passionate young actor was born on Oct 20, 2001, in Maryland, USA. He was born to clinical social workers Ayize and Aiyana Ma’at. Parents of the young boy also served as couple’s therapist in their area. The relatives of his father belong to Alexandria, Virginia. On the other hand, his mother’s family belongs to North Carolina, London, and Trinidad. He is very close to his parents due to his appealing personality and optimistic nature. Blackk was born and raised in a spiritual family surrounded by counselors, social activists, and preachers. Just like other talented kids, Asante asked a lot of questions from his father and mother.
Fortunately, none of his questions got unattended during childhood. The multitalented lad tells stories through his ability to draw arts and paintings. Many of his family members are experienced artists in the USA. His mother is interested in singing while his father knows how to juggle with words. He is a nice poet who often writes interesting poems and songs. Asante’s father inherited this talent from his own father, the musician and songwriter Dennis Wiley. Blackk is Rashar Morton’s nephew, who is a famous graphic designer. He is also the nephew of Samira Wiley, the Emmy-award winning beautiful actress. In short, he belongs to a family of talented people.
Asante Blackk has built a good fan base at a very young age. His exceptional acting talent helped him gain a lot of respect from American society. His movie endeavor started when he portrayed the character of Mowgli in a memorable performance of story collection called ‘The Jungle Book’. Asante started to receive manifold acting opportunities due to exceptional skills and superb body language. Currently, he has appeared in a number of famous television series. However, Blackk has plans to work in the Hollywood industry. He is working hard to polish his acting skills in order to impress movie directors and producers.
Blackk came to limelight with his key role as Kevin Richardson in the famous web television series ‘When They See Us’. It was directed and co-written by Ava DuVernay. The miniseries was aired on Netflix in four different parts. The story is based on the events of Central Park Jogger Case. He received several award nominations for his spectacular acting talent in the show.
Another famous comedy-drama series of Asante is titled ‘This is Us’. It was broadcasted on the NBC television network and Blackk portrayed Malik’s character. The story revolves around the families and lives of two parents and their 3 kids. People really liked these series on the television. One of the most recent and successful projects of Asante is titled ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’. He played Michael Evans’ role in the episode called ‘All in the Family & Good Times. The young kid has long-term plans to establish himself as a key factor of the American entertainment industry.
Asante’s personal life is influenced by actors and actresses of the American entertainment world. He is an avid lover of action heroes. The little star had a great passion to watch movies in cinemas. The guy has just turned 18 and started to take interest in girls. He has been spotted hanging out with female celebrities of his age. However, he doesn’t seem to be in a romantic relationship with any girl. He is too young to fall in love with any attractive woman. His parents take care of him and don’t allow the young guy to visit pubs and clubs. That’s the reason he is constantly focusing on his studies and professional career as an actor.
What is Asante Blackk's Net Worth?
It is not less than a great blessing to earn money at a young age. Luckily, he won’t have to look for suitable work opportunities in the future. He has established himself as a superb actor at a very young age. Asante keeps getting exciting work opportunities from renowned television producers and directors. He is awaiting reasonable chances to appear on the big screen. The little guy is hopeful to make his debut in a big-budget movie. According to current information, he has an estimated total net worth of $200,000.