Priah Ferguson Wiki; Birthday, Parents, Stranger Things, Age, Facts

Published Date: 20 Dec, 2020 Updated date: 20 Dec, 2020 By Phil

Having the courage to entice the global television lovers and bag an award nomination with a single performance makes Priah Ferguson one of the hidden gems among the child actors. At age 14, she has managed quite a reputation for herself in the showbiz.

The show Stranger Things has brought the likes of Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, and Millie Bobby Brown into the limelight. And following the same footsteps is American child actress Priah Ferguson.

Priah Ferguson Bio & Family: Age, Birthday, Parents, Sister, Height

The 14-years-of-age actress was born with the name Priah Nicole Ferguson in 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. She is among the two children of her parents, John Ferguson and Adjua Ferguson, and celebrates her birthday on 1st October every year. Speaking more about her family, she grew up with her younger sister named Jayda Ferguson.

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Priah’s father, John, is a design director, an art director, and a photographer. He previously shot a campaign for singer-actor Janelle Monae. Similarly, her mother, Adjua, is a graphic designer and art director and she also owns a party décor business.

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Standing tall with a height of 4 feet and 4 inches (1.32 meters), Priah showcased her hunger for acting at a tender age. Eventually, her parents introduced her to performing arts when she was 5. She was young when she signed with a talent agency. And soon after, Priah was seen attending acting camps and workshops.

Her Career In TV And Movies: Stranger Things

Priah Ferguson got her acting start in 2015 appearing in short and independent films. She was motivated to commence acting at the first place after watching the films, Crooklyn and Daddy’s Little Girls.

She landed her television debut in one-off episodes of the comedy-drama series, Atlanta, in 2016. A year later, she had two guest appearances in the shows Daytime Divas and Mercy Street. Furthermore, her recognizable movie appearance came in the 2018 black comedy flick, The Oath, as Hardy.


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Priah’s popularity in the showbiz is the result of her cunning performance as Erica Sinclair in Netflix’s sci-fi drama-horror web series, Stranger Things. After a recurring role in season 2, she was promoted to its main cast in the third season which aired in 2019. Priah will return with her role in the fourth season, which airs in 2021.

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Some Interesting Facts About Priah Ferguson

  • After her breakthrough role in Stranger Things, she featured in a variety of journals like US Magazine, Gulf News, The Star, India Today, Pittsburgh Courier, Today, and The Independent.
  • She bagged a nomination for the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Stranger Things (2016).
  • Priah was selected to perform in a video for the child welfare non-profit organization United Way of Greater Atlanta in 2015.
  • She likes to play the guitar, loves to travel, and her favorite destinations are islands.
  • Priah is active on Instagram and has over 1.9 million followers.  
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