Know About Asante Blackk; Parents, Nationality, This Is Us, Family, Dating

Published Date: 26 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 26 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

With sheer support from his parents working in a similar profession, Asante Blackk’s, age 18 passion into acting came at an early age of six. 2019 turned out to be a year of Asante with some brilliant TV roles to garner more fan followings.

American actor Asante Blackk is best known to portray the role of Malik in the 2019 TV series This Is Us. The artist is the 2018-2019 President of the North Point High School Theater Club and inspires other young people who want to act as well.

Asante Blackk Bio & Family

The actor was born as Asante Duah Ma’at on 20 October 2001 in Maryland. Talking about his parents, Ayize and Aiyana Ma’at, both clinical social workers and couples therapists. Asante 2 grew up in a spiritually grounded, and socially conscious family. His parents are very creative, where his mother has a love for singing, and his father is a master of words and a poet in his own right.

Talking about his other family members, he is the oldest child with four other younger siblings. Asante’s height is 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 cm) tall and weighs around 54 kg.

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Early Acting Career & Many More!

The 18-year-old passion for acting commenced at age six. He got the fortune to play the role of Mowgli in The Jungle Book in 2008. To which, he went to the Theater Department in his school and had the ability to take several theaters and acting classes as he continued to hone his skills. Likewise, the acting prodigy got the recipient of the Most Promising Actor at the state-wide Maryland Thespian Festival.

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Some of his TV works include Live in Front of a Studio Audience, This Is Us, and When They See Us. All three TV programs were aired back in 2019.

Asante Blackk as Malik in This Is Us (2019) (Picture: TV Line)

Likewise, he has worked with Nickelodeon to recreate the SpongeBob, Danny Phantom, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme songs with a rap twist. Moreover, he also did the character portrayal of Kevin Richardson in the Netflix limited series When They See Us, based on the widely known Central Park Five.

Is Asante Blackk Dating Anyone?

Besides his inclining acting career graph, it is tough to understand whether the 18-year-old is in a relationship or not. He is a very reticent kind of person and does not prefer to flaunt his personal life, possibly his dating in the public domain.

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Some Interesting Facts Asante Blackk

  • Asante’s father’s family is from Alexandria, Virginia, and his mother’s family is from North Carolina, London, England, and Trinidad.
  • He hails from a family of artists as well.
  • The actor’s grandfather, Dennis Wiley, is an accomplished songwriter and musician.
  • Samira Wiley, an Emmy-award winning actress, is his aunt.
  • At the time of his freshman year, Asante was cast as Bud in ‘Father knows best’ and Charlie in ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
  • His nationality is of an American.
  • Despite a rigorous schedule, in his spare time, he loves to make short films of his own, cook, play basketball, write and play a video game.
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