Aja Naomi is a leading and very popular American actress. Born on the 11th of January, 1985, in Los Angeles, she started her career as a television actress and later stepped into movies. Aja Naomi is known for her marvellous role as Michaela Pratt in the movie How to Get Away with Murder. She is currently acting in leading TV series and movies. Aja was raised in Walnut California.
Early Days of Aja Naomi
Aja Naomi King was born on the 11th of January, 1985. She was born in Los Angeles and raised in Walnut California in the United States. Her mother is Theresa Moore King, while the details about her father are unknown. Her sister is Miya.
Academic Details of Aja Naomi
Aja Naomi studied at Rowland High School and graduated in fine arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She also completed her master’s of fine arts from Yale University’s David Geffen School of Drama, way back in 2010. During her post-graduation, she acted in quite a few stage shows including Midsummer Night’s Dream, Little Shop of Horrors, and Angels in America.
Personal details of Aja Naomi
Real Name: Aja Naomi King
Celebrity Name: Aja Naomi
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Current City: Los Angeles, USA
Birthday: 11th January 1985
Profession: Porn Star, Actor
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Natural
Net Worth: $3 Million
Family details of Aja Naomi
Mother’s Name: Theresa Moore King
Father’s Name: Unknown
Number of Siblings: 1 sister, Mea
Spouse Name: Dan King ( m 2021)
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Body measurements of Aja Naomi
Body Physique: Slim
Height in Feet: 5 feet 5 inches
Height in Meters: 1.65 m
Weight in Kg: 54 kg
Weight in Pound: 119 lbs
Body Measurements: 36-25-35
Bra Size: 32D
Waist Size: 24 inches / 63 cm
Hip Size: 35 inches/89 cm
Shoe Size (US): 8
Dress Size (US): 6
Relationship Details of Aja Naomi
In 2017, Aja Naomi started dating actor Alfred Enoch. The news started as a rumour and later people saw their pictures clicked together for social media platforms. Though they did not officially announce their relationship status. Aja Naomi conceived during this time and people assumed Alfred Enoch was the father. Though she suffered from a miscarriage and announced her rainbow baby officially, she did not disclose the baby’s father. Later she married Dan King and gave birth to their son Kiaan on the 6th of June 2021.
Net Worth of Aja Naomi
The net worth of Aja Naomi as per the latest data is $3 Million. This is obtained from trustworthy internet sources like Wikipedia, IMDb and Forbes. Currently, she owns a luxury car, a Lincoln MKZ and the details of her properties are not available.
Early Career Days of Aja Naomi
Aja Naomi started her career with television shows and short films. She debuted on television in 2010 as a guest actor in Blue Bloods. Other popular TV shows are The Blacklist, Deadbeat, and Person of Interest. She debuted in the feature film space in 2011 with the movie Damsel in Distress. She got her career-best break in 2012 in Emily Owens, M.D. where she played the character of Cassandra Kopelson. The series was cancelled after the first season, due to technical glitches. Aja Naomi acted in an Amazon Studio comedy pilot named The Onion Presents; The News.
In 2013, she acted in Four in the role of Abigayle. In the same year, she also acted in 36 Saints along with Britne Oldford and Laverne Cox. Naomi played a supporting role in the rom-com; The Rewrite, along with Marisa Tomei and Hugh Grant. Though the film was shot in 2013, it was released in 2015. In 2014, she played recurring roles in the medical drama series; The Black Box, followed by a legal thriller called How To Get Away With Murder. This series was appreciated and critically acclaimed all over the world.
Recent Career Development of Aja Naomi
Aja Naomi got her first break in 2015 when she played a leading role in the science-fiction thriller called Reversion. In the same year, she even played the main lead in the historical drama; The Birth of a Nation. Here she co-acted with Nate Parker, Aunjanue Ellis and Armie Hammer. This movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and was highly appreciated and admired.
Variety- the leading media company in America, placed Naomi in the list of Biggest Breakthrough Performances” at Sundance. She was seen in the movie The Upside, co-starring Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, and Bryan Cranston. This movie was a remake of a 2011 French movie called the Untouchables. Naomi is also known for her marvellous role in A Girl from Mogadishu, where she acted as a Somali activist, Ifrah Ahmed. She co-acted with Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha in the movie Sylvie’s Love in 2020. Naomi was also critically acclaimed and appreciated for her superb performance in the historical drama, The 24th- based on the Houston Riot of 1917. This movie was directed by Kevin Willmott.
Popular films and shows by Aja Naomi
Other popular movies in which Naomi played diverse and versatile roles are Love Synchs, Gloria Mundi, Eve, Boxing Day, A Little White Lie, Knife, and the Upside. Her popular TV shows are Scandal, BoJack Horseman, A Black lady Sketch Show, and Lessons in Chemistry.
Awards and Recognitions of Aja Naomi
Aja Naomi has been nominated for quite a few prestigious awards. In 2015, her film How To Get Away With Murder got nominated in the NAACP Image Awards in the category of NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Her movie The Birth of a Nation got two nominations. It was nominated in 2015 for the category of NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. In 2017, it was nominated for the Black Reel Awards, in the category of Black Reel Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance. Naomi won the award for her movie, Four, in the category of Best Performance by an Ensemble at the Los Angeles Film Festival.