Tessa Thompson Bio, Height & AgeLast updated: October 25, 2022
- Net Worth: $ 4,000,000
- Birthday: 3 Oct 1983
- Age: 39
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actress
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Sexual orientation: Bisexual
- Height: 5.4 ft
- Weight: 121 lb
- Measurements: 34-27-35 in
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Birth Name: Tessa Lynne Thompson
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Tess
- Religion: Christianity
- Ethnicity: She is of Afro-Panamanian, Mexican and European descent
- 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
- Long black hair
- Dark brown eyes
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.
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.
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.“
Children: She has no children.
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 and Sayings
- "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
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.
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.
EE Rising Star Award
Best Supporting Actress in Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Net Worth & Social Media
She is quite active on social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter.