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Kiki Layne Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Career and Awards

Kiki Layne Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Career and Awards
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Kiandra Layne, also known as KiKi Layne, was born on December 10, 1991.

She is a talented American actress who has gained recognition for her lead roles in various films including the romantic drama If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), the drama Native Son (2019), the action superhero film The Old Guard (2020), and the romantic comedy Coming 2 America (2021).

Born
Kiandra Layne

December 10, 1991 (age 32)

Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Education DePaul University (BFA)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2015–present

Early Life

Layne hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University in 2014.

During a 2018 interview with Vanity Fair, Layne shared that acting had always been a part of her life since childhood.

She fondly recalled The Lion King as her favorite movie during her younger years, mentioning how she used to watch it daily and craft elaborate stories with her Barbies and stuffed animals.

Career

Layne’s first acting role was with Lena Waithe in the pilot for the drama series The Chi, filmed in 2015.

She has modeled for the fashion brand Kate Spade New York.

Layne’s breakout role was in Barry Jenkins’ 2018 drama If Beale Street Could Talk. She starred in the 2019 screen adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel Native Son, then alongside Charlize Theron in 2020’s The Old Guard, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Layne was featured in composer Max Richter’s Voices, which was inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The album contains readings of the Declaration by Eleanor Roosevelt and Layne, with a further 70 readings by people around the world.

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In 2021, Layne joined the cast alongside Eddie Murphy in the Amazon Prime sequel Coming 2 America.

Layne stars as Detective Ellie Steckler in Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers.

Personal life

Layne is currently in a relationship with Ari’el Stachel, whom she met on the set of Don’t Worry Darling in the fall of 2020.

Filmography

Key
Denotes works that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Veracity Olivia Short film
2016 Chicago Med Emmie Miles Episode: “Soul Care”
2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Tish Rivers Nominated—Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Breakthrough Performance[15]
Nominated—Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor
Nominated—Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
2019 Native Son Bessie
Captive State Carrie
The Staggering Girl Adut Short film
2020 The Old Guard Nile Freeman
2021 Coming 2 America Meeka Joffer
2022 Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers Ellie Steckler
Don’t Worry Darling Margaret
TBA The Old Guard 2 † Nile Post-production

 

Awards and nominations

Association Year Work Category Result Ref.
Black Reel Awards 2019 If Beale Street Could Talk Outstanding Actress, Motion Picture Won [17]
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female Nominated
2021 The Old Guard Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture Nominated [18]
Critics’ Choice Super Awards 2021 The Old Guard Best Actress in a Superhero Movie Nominated [19]
Georgia Film Critics Association 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Breakthrough Award Nominated [20]
Gotham Awards 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Best Breakthrough Actor Nominated [21]
NAACP Image Awards 2019 If Beale Street Could Talk Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Nominated [22]
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Society 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Best Ensemble Cast Nominated [23]
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Best Acting Ensemble Nominated [24]
Women Film Critics Circle 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Breakthrough Award Nominated [25]
Best Ensemble Nominated
KiKi Layne & Stephan James Best Screen Couple Won

Net Worth

Kiki Layne Net Worth is estimated to be around $40 to $80 Million, as at March 2024 according to various sources.

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