Tessa Thompson Bio, Height & Age

Last updated: March 22, 2021
  • Tessa Thompson
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 4,000,000
  • Birthday: 3 Oct 1983
  • Age: 37
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Sexual orientation: Bisexual
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.4 ft
  • Weight: 121 lb
  • Measurements: 34-27-35 in
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Tessa Lynne Thompson
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Tess
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: She is of Afro-Panamanian, Mexican and European descent
  • Family Details
  • Father: Marc Anthony Thompson (Singer, songwriter and the founder of Chocolate Genius Inc.)
  • Mother: Her mother is of European and Mexican decent
  • Siblings: She has a younger sister
  • Distinctive Features
    • Long black hair
    • Dark brown eyes
    • Tattoos

Who is Tessa Thompson?

Tessa Lynne Thompson, who is better known by her professional name Tessa Thompson, was born on October 3, 1983. She is a young multi-talented actress from America, best known for her roles as Jackie Cook on Veronica Mars, Bianca in the film Creed, Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok and Agent M in Men in Black: International. She has also had prominent roles in Dear White People, For Colored Girls and Westworld.

Education

Concerning her education, Tessa joined Santa Monica High School and further pursued her education at Santa Monica College, where she earned a degree in cultural anthropology.

Sexuality

Porter magazine recently interviewed Tessa, in which she revealed her sexuality. In the interview, she said:
I’m attracted to men and also to women.

Movies and TV Shows

    Avengers Endgame
    Avengers: Endgame (2019) Valkyrie
    Men in Black: International 2019
    Men in Black: International (2019) Agent M
    Creed II 2018
    Creed II (2018) Bianca
    Annihilation 2018
    Annihilation (2018) Josie Radek
    Sorry to Bother You 2018
    Sorry to Bother You (2018) Detroit
    Furlough 2018
    Furlough (2018) Nicole Stevens
    Thor Ragnarok (2017)
    Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Valkyrie
    Westworld 2016
    Westworld (TV Series) (2016 - 2020) Charlotte Hale
    Creed 2015
    Creed (2015) Bianca
    Dear White People 2014
    Dear White People (2014) Samantha White

Personal life

Husband: Unmarried.
Children: She has no children.

  • Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe (Rumor) (2018-Present) Tessa is reportedly dating Janelle Monae.
  • Ben Crowley Ben Crowley (-) They were dating for a short time.

Pets

Her favourite animal is a goat.

“Thor: Ragnarok” star Tessa Thompson loves goats. In the interview, she said: “I’m really, really fond of goats. I want to adopt a pygmy goat and name it Gal Dagoat, because ‘Wonder Woman’ rocks.

Quotes

  • "The term 'breakout' always makes me think of an inmate or some butterfly emerging out of a cocoon." - Tessa Thompson
  • "I try to pick interesting projects, the kind of projects that I would want to watch." - Tessa Thompson
  • "I think we just need to have a demand for fresh and nuanced movies." - Tessa Thompson
  • "I think when any one kind of film does well, it creates a precedent and paves the way for more like it." - Tessa Thompson
  • "I grew up as a kid looking at artists like David Bowie and Prince; I really admired them." - Tessa Thompson
  • "Media truly has the power to create and shift culture." - Tessa Thompson

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Book: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante.
Favorite Singer: Prince.

  • She loves to travel alone
  • Singing
  • Dancing

Tattoos

Does Tessa Thompson Have Any Tattoos?

Tess has at least 4 known tattoos. She also has three dots on her ankle and word “no” on her other arm.

  • Tessa Thompson tattoo

    The Jewish symbol for life, alongside a cursive ‘yes’.

  • Tessa Thompson yes tattoo

    To match the ‘yes’, she also has ‘no’ written on the other arm.

  • Tessa Thompson number five tattoo

    Number five on her ribcage.

Facts & Trivia

  • Her scar on her neck is from a childhood accident. She was riding a horse and she ran right into a clothesline and it ripped her neck open.

  • She always had a passion for singing and also played a singer in the movie Creed (2015).

  • Standing at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm tall), Tessa Thompson has a slim build.

  • She speaks Italian.

  • Tess has described herself as a bisexual.

  • She is a jewelry lover.

Major Awards

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BAFTA Awards - 2018
EE Rising Star Award
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Saturn Award - 2018
Best Supporting Actress in Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Net Worth & Social Media

She is quite active on social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter.

Net Worth $ 4,000,000