Well well, who doesn’t know Persia White for her marvellous performance as Lynn Searcy in the American sitcom “Girlfriends” that aired on the UPN network. White is an actress, musician, and singer from America. Persia White has risen to prominence after the hit of the show, but sadly the show had to end in 2008. Girlfriends is an American TV series that debuted on the UPN network on September 11 of 2000, and ran on The CW network until it was dropped in the year 2008. On Feb 11 of 2008, the last episode of the sitcom aired. Let us get into the details of the singer cum actress’s life and know more about Who is Persia white, real name, dating, net worth, and much more.
Persia Jessica White, aka Persia White, was born on 25th October of 1972 in the Caribbean islands of the Bahamas. She was a Bahamas born American Actress and singer. White is a solo vocalist and a part of the band XEO3. Her debut album, Mecca, was published in the year 2009.
Persia was one of 4 children born to a Bahamian father and Irish-American mother in Nassau, Bahamas. Her childhood years were spent in the Bahamas. When she was 3, her father met with an accident and was severely injured and later found that he was disabled. Later on, he relocated to Miami City in hopes of receiving better medical care. Persia’s mother moved to South Florida with all 4 children after two years. She later on never came back to or reconnected with her husband. In the following years, Persia became a member of the Coconut Grove Children’s Theater in Miami. She studied acting, singing, dancing, and painting in her teens. After a few years, Persia became a part of the Ford Agency after graduating high school. She then also received her Screen Actors Guild card. Persia subsequently relocated to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
Who is Persia White dating?
Persia white has a daughter which is not known by many people around. She has a daughter named Mecca White, who was born in 1995. Mecca White’s biological dad is still a mystery to be resolved but currently, she is officially the child of her stepdad, British actor Joseph Morgan.
Persia was previously married to the American Singer-songwriter Saul Williams, whom she dated for 5 years before marriage. The duo met in the year 2003 when Saul Williams had a cameo in the show Persia was working in, “Girlfriends”. The couple announced their separation in January of 2009 and later on divorced. The actress stated that she and Williams were no longer together on her Myspace site.
Persia in the following years, met Joseph Morgan on the sets of The Vampire Diaries. Joseph was a fellow actor in the show. She dated him for 3 years before getting married on the 5th of July, 2014, in Jamaica’s Ocho Rios.
Persia follows a vegan diet and is a supporter of human and animal rights, and is an environmental activist. PETA named her the Humanitarian of the Year in 2005. She is a part of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s board of directors.
Persia White’s net worth
It is reportedly known that Persia White’s net worth is estimated to be around $700 thousand. She relocated to Los Angeles, California to further her career as an actor after signing with the Ford Agency, which is a modelling agency.
Persia’s first acknowledged appearances were in the film Last Action Hero in the year 1993 and Blue Chips in 1994. She played Denise Williams in the television show Breaker High from 1997 to 1998. White’s well-known role, which gained her prominence, should definitely be Lynn Searcy in the American sitcom TV series Girlfriends from 2000 until 2008. White played Abby Bennett Wilson, Bonnie Bennett’s mother, in the fantasy fiction series “The Vampire Diaries” from 2012 to 2013.
Persia starred in many films and television shows over the many years of her career. Her best works include films like Earthlings, Mafia, every day Joe, Blood Dolls, Dysfunctional Friends, Red Letters, Guardian of Eden, No Mo Games, Unity, The Marriage Chronicles, Spoken Word, lack November among many others. In the year2011, White earned the American Black Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for Best Actor. Stay tuned for more updates.