Know About Marsai Martin; Age, Height, Movies, Parents, Dating

Published Date: 21 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 21 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

At the age of 15, Marsai Martin has already claimed some award honors and received a handful of nominations for her work in both small and big screens. The young actress ringed her entertainment career in 2014 and since has landed many opportunities.

Marsai Martin is an American actress and producer best known for her work in the ABC comedy series, Black-ish. Besides, she has worked as an executive producer and starred as well in the 2019 comedy film, Little.

Marsai Martin Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 15-years-of-age actress was born on 14 August 2004 in Plano, Texas, the United States. She is the daughter of her parents Joshua Martin and Carol Martin. Marsai’s acting career kicked off after a glamour pictorial. The photographer offered them a discount in exchange for her father’s promise that he would submit the photos taken to talent agencies. Eventually, the photos were sent out to four agencies and one of those immediately signed her.


Marsai Martin wishes Mother’s Day to her mom Carol on 12 May 2019 (Picture: Marsai’s Instagram)

About 4 feet 11 inches (1.49 meters) tall in height, Marsai moved to Los Angeles with her family in 2013 to pursue her career in acting.

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Career In TV And Movies

Marsai landed her breakthrough role as Diane Johnson in the American sitcom, Black-ish. She is still actively involved in the show as the series regular. Besides, she had bagged NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-series) in 2016 and 2017 respectively for her part in the show.


Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson on Black-ish (Picture: IMDB)

Likewise, the talented actress landed a big-screen break with the 2016 family-drama movie, An American Girl Story- Melody 1963: Love Has to Win. Her other movie appearances include Fun Mom Dinner (2017) and Little (2019). Similarly, Marsai’s other small-screen roles came in The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (2016), Elena of Avalor (2016-2019), and Vampirina (2019).

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Is Marsai Dating Anyone?

The actress is too young to start off any dating and relationship affairs. At the age of 15, Marsai has landed more than a handful of acting projects which highlights her desire and determination to embrace her professional career. She is doing so great being focused on her professional growth, which is the right thing to do considering her mounting popularity.

Some Interesting Facts About Marsai Martin

  • Marsai landed her first commercial for Choice Hotel at the young age of five.
  • In May 2019 it was announced that Marsai would be producing and starring in the film adaption of Amari and the Night Brothers.
  • She also bagged the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series- Supporting Young Actress (2016) for Black-ish.  
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