October 23, 1998
23 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm tall
33-26-34 in | 84-66-86 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
5 US | 35.5 EU
Amandla Stenberg was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on October 23, 1998, is an American actress.
Young Amandla Stenberg first started her career for Disney's catalog modeling shoots, at the age of 4.
She made her big screen debut in action thriller film Colombiana (2011) in role as Young Cataleya.
She got her television debut in comedy drama movie A Taste of Romance (2012) in role as Taylor.
Her breakthrough performance came as Rue in science fiction action movie The Hunger Games (2012).
She won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry (shared with Jennifer Lawrence) for her role as Rue in science fiction action film The Hunger Games (2012).
She voiced Bia in animated musical comedy film Rio 2 (2014).
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and a African-American Film Critics Association Award for Breakout Performance for her role as Starr Carter in drama film The Hate U Give (2018), also she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Award for Best Young Actor/Actress.
She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama Movie Actress for her role as Maddy Whittier in romantic drama movie Everything, Everything (2017).
As You Are (2016) drama opposite Owen Campbell and Charlie Heaton
The Darkest Minds (2018) dystopian superhero with Harris Dickinson, Mandy Moore and Gwendoline Christie
Where Hands Touch (2018) romantic war drama opposite George MacKay, Abbie Cornish and Christopher Eccleston
Dear Evan Hansen (2021) musical teen drama in role as Alana Beck, opposite Ben Platt, Julianne Moore and Kaitlyn Dever
Sleepy Hollow (2013-2014) Fox supernatural drama television series in role as Macey Irving
Mr. Robinson (2015) NBC sitcom in role as Halle Foster
She voiced Sarah in BBC drama mystery series Gaslight (2019).
The Eddy (2020) Netflix music drama miniseries in role as Julie
She can play guitar, drums and violin.
Has two older half-sisters.
Has African-American and Danish ancestry.
She co-authored a comic book "Niobe: She is Life" (2015) with Sebastian Jones.
She is a part of band "Honeywater", with singer Zander Hawley, they released first EP in 2015 and a second in 2016.
She is an ambassador for, No Kid Hungry.
Featured in music video for Beyoncé "Lemonade" (2016).
She won the BET YoungStars Award in 2016.
She dated singer-songwriter King Princess (2017-2019) and actor Jaden Smith (2014-2015).