Popularly known for her role in the Netflix original series Raising Dion, Alisha Wainwright is an American actress and model.

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Alisha Wainwright Bio: Early Life and Education

Alisha Ena Wainwright was born on July 14, 1989, in Florida. While we know that her father, Jeff Wainwright, is a music producer, the information regarding her Jamaican mother stays hidden. Growing up, Alisha was highly influenced culturally by her parents because of their completely different heritages.

Raising Dion star Alisha Wainwright

Talking about her educational background, the Raising Dion actress was a brilliant student. She attended the University of Florida, where she majored in Botany. After graduating, she studied plant reproductive biology and seedling recruitment at Panama’s Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Actress Alisha Wainwright celebrating Black Women's Equal Pay Day on August 22, 2019

While she did have a keen interest in science, she had to shift her interest in a broader direction due to insufficient funding.

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Career as an Actress

Alisha first stepped into the acting world after performing her first professional gig for the Apple Maps app commercial. Following that, she acted in many TV series and movies. She appeared in several short films, including Just Before I Go, Save Her, and Candid

Actress Alisha Wainwright in Just Before I Go

Known for her role as Nicole Reese in the sci-fi series, Raising Dion, the actress has also starred in the supernatural drama, Shadowhunters. Apart from that, over the 30 years old actress has made guest appearances in several TV series, including Switched at Birth, General Hospital, Rosewood, and Lethal Weapon.

Actress Alisha Wainwright as  Nicole Reese in Netflix Original series, Raising Dion

She has also voiced for a basketball video game, NBA 2K17 and Disney’s Star Darlings. Alisha is currently working on her new movie Palmer with co-star Justin Timberlake.

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Personal Life and Relationship Status of Alisha Wainwright 

While Alisha has managed to keep her love life under the covers, there has been speculation about a possible spark with her Palmer co-star Justin Timberlake. Fans recently spotted Wainwright and JT holding hands at a bar in New Orleans. 

Actress Alisha Wainwright with Singer Justin Timberlake

Despite confirming that the”holding hands” were nothing but a result of a “boozy night,” the 38-year-old singer felt guilty about it. Alisha’s father reassured the media that there is nothing to worry about, whereas JT’s wife, Jessica Biel, has been laughing it off. 

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Social Media Activity 

Alisha has a pretty active Instagram, as well as a Twitter account. The Shadowhunters star posted pictures of herself performing various activities, including boxing.

Actress Alisha Wainwright at ValleDe Lares Caica Cuso, Peru

As seen per her Instagram posts, we can undoubtedly say that she loves to travel. Apart from that, she has also been posting pictures of her Raising Dion co-star Michael B. Jordan whom she considers a role model more than a “heartthrob.”

Raising Dion's stars Alisha Wainwright and Michael B. Jordan

While Alisha’s glamorous career helped maintain her comfortable lifestyle, her net worth remains hidden as of 2019.