Tessa Thompson came to fame as an American actress in the mid-2000s. She eventually started as a Juliet in William Shakespeare’s drama “Romeo and Juliet.” Furthermore, Thompson’s first appearance was in 2005. The actress appeared in the television show in a major role in Veronica Mars in season 2.

Although the MCU actress appeared in television series in 2005, the actress got the film projects in the same year. Tessa gained love and fame in a short period. According to IMBD, Tessa is on the 53rd rank in Hollywood industries.

How old is Tessa Thompson? Her Age and Bio

As of 2022, Tessa Thompson is thirty-eight years old. Westworld actress Thompson was born Tessa Lynn Thompson on 3 October 1983. Further in her birth, she was welcomed by her parents Marc Anthony Thompson and his wife. Additionally, the MCU actress was born in Los Angeles, California. Likewise, the American actress holds an American nationality.

Tessa Thompson was posing for her modeling contract. Source: Instagram

Speaking of family, the Westworld actress is a granddaughter of ana ctor and musician Bobby Ramos. Her father, Marc Anthony, worked as a singer and a songwriter. Inaddition, he is of an Afro- Panamanian roots. Moreover,  her mother is of Mexican as well as British Isles ancestry.

What’s more, Thompson grew up with a younger sister. The young sister and Tessa share a special bond as they share information about thier clothes and shoes. Furthermore, the name of her younger sister is not revealed. Read, and Blue Marbles star grew up in different cities, i.e., Los angles and new york, as her parents got separated.

Regarding her growing up, Thompson graduated from Santa Monica College. Furthermore, she completed earned her degree in the subject of cultural anthropology.

Height and body measurements

Creed actress Thompson stands at a decent American girl’s height. Moreover, Tessa holds a height of five feet and five inches.

Besides, Avengers: End game actor Thompson managed to keep herself fit even in this near the ’40s. Her measurements are 34-27-35 inches. The actress has beautiful dark brown eyes. Furthermore, her fans admire her smile and eyes.

Does Tessa Thompson have a husband, or is she single?

The audience and fans most frequently ask the above question. Moreover, Men in Black: International star Tessa Thompson is a free woman. she is not in a relationship. she likes to keep her love life free from the media.

Westworld star Tessa Thompson’s picture during her role in a television series. Source: Instagram

Westworld star Tessa Thompson connected with Dev Hynes, Janelle Monae, Taika Waititi and others. Tessa has various friends in different fields that always support her career.

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The actress likes to connect with her friends. However, she is known for adjusting the friendship properly. Tessa likes to share quality time with her sister and parents. Furthermore shares all her decision and information with her mother.


Annihilation star Tessa was once in controversy when she talked about sexuality. The actress revealed herself as bisexual, which means Tessa is attracted to women and men. The media kept on making stories about her behavior and sexuality. However, it took years for people to digest the controversies.

How rich is Tessa Thompson? Networth and Salary

As of 2022, the actress appeared in more than 80 projects. However, we can say that the actress holds a massive networth of $4 million. Furthermore, the actress earns handsome wealth from different means in entertainment in the Hollywood industry.

Veronica Mars actor Tessa poses for the cover magazine. Source: Instagram

Not only the actress earns from acting, but she also draws in her income as a model, broadcast and brand ambassador. And Tessa earns roughly $2 million annually from her presence.

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Regarding her social media, Thompson has successfully grabbed the audience’s attention. Another active source of income is her social media, like Twitter and Instagram. Westworld actress holds 3.3 million followers on her Instagram account. Moreover, the actress shares her daily post in stories and connects with her fans through social media.

Thompson’s Career

Before gaining fame as an actress, Tessa Thompson started acting in drama and stage performances at her school level. Moreover, she gained fame after performing as a Julliet in a play by William Shasphere called Romeo and Juliet. Furthermore, it is the play that grabbed the attention of the audience. Tessa managed to get huge success from the begining of her acting career.

Thompson appeared in part of Jackie Cook, who was in love and interested in Wallace Fennel. Besides acting, Tessa also excels in mimicry and dancing. Fun fact, Westworld actress, has appeared in she appeared in more than 80 projects to date. More recently, Tessa appeared in movies like Thor: Love and Thunder, Men in black: International, Lady and the Tramp, e.t.c.

Tessa Thompson’s appearance in the television shows

Westworld actress Tessa started her career by appearing in a major role in Veronica Mars. It was a surprise for her fans to see her progress in Tessa in a short time. Later the fans supported Tessa, and she appeared in television series like Private Practice, Heroes, e.t.c.

Moreover, the actress played toom the main lead in a drama called copper at Sara Freeman. Veronica Mars star made the rise in a short time and has successfully got the contract with HBO. Moreover, the actress appeared in an HBO hit science friction. Tessa is emerging as a merciless board of directors at charlotte hale in the HBO hits, a science fiction drama called Westworld.

Tessa is also active in her model career. After appearing in television series and media, many companies offered her presence in advertisements. However, the actress communicates well with the project head (owners).

Movie Career of Tessa

Thompson started her film career in 2005 after appearing in colored Girls in 2010. the actress won the award for the dramedy Dear White People. Tessa appeared in both the part of the creed in 2015 and 2018.

Later in 2018, Thompson appeared in the world of fantasy. Annihilation is one of the science fiction movies which is a part of the horror genre. The diverse actor appeared in various roles and movies. However, Tessa gave justice to all the roles she has played in the industry.

Another interest of Tessa Thompson

Aside from acting and mimicry, Tessa also dipped her toes in singing and giving her voice to the podcast series. one of the most popular podcast series that received praise from people is The Left Right Game. Moreover, the podcast has ten episodes, among which “The End of the Road” is popular and loved by the audience. And later, she would voice Sophie on the Sex Bugs in 2019.

The talented actress, Tessa, now bagged multiple national and international awards. Moreover, Thompson holds even more nominations as her projects increase. And the names and moves which earned name and fame with these awards are below!

Tessa earned an African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Breakthrough Performance, AAFCA Award for the movie Dear White People in 2014. The following year in 2015, she won the award for the best-supporting actress for the movie Creed.