Ariana DeBose is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Born on 25 January 1991, she is currently thirty-one years old. Ariana has climbed the ladders of success since her first appearance on T.V. in 2009. She has won several awards and allocates, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and British Academy Film Awards for the best supporting role in Westworld. In addition, she is named one of the hundred most influential people by Time Magazine in 2022.
Ariana DeBose’s Career
Ariana first appeared on television in season six’s dance reality show, So You Think You Can Dance. She started her Broadway career in 2011 with the musical Bring It On. Since then, she has acted in multiple successful plays on Broadway regularly till 2018.
She received her breakthrough when she was chosen for the role of Alyssa Greene in the musical-comedy The Prom, which was released in 2020 on Netflix. She also acted in the Apple TV+ musical drama series Schmigadoon! in 2021. Her career got a boost after the release of the American science fiction series Westworld.
Ariana received widespread appraisal and recognition for her portrayal of Anita in the famous television series. She bagged major academy awards for the same role, including an Oscar, BAFTA, G.G., S.A.G., and Critics Choice Award. She became the first American Latina of color and a queer woman of color to win an Academy Award. On 12 June, she hosted the seventy-fifth Tony Awards.
Upcoming projects of Ariana DeBose include Marvel’s Kraven The Hunter, which is likely to come out in 2023, and I.S.S., a science fiction movie. The fourth season of the blockbuster Westworld will also be released soon, and we will see more of Anita this season.
Ariana DeBose was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, to Gina DeBose, a teacher. Arina has a complicated ancestry. She mentioned that her mother is white and her father is Puerto Rican. But she also has African-American and Italian origins. As a child, Ariana learned dancing in Raleigh at CC Dance Complex. She graduated from Western Carolina University.
Ariana DeBose identifies as queer, and she came out in 2015. She also advocates for LGBTQ rights and human rights. She launched the Unruly Heart Initiative in December 2020 along with Jo Ellen Pellman. The Campaign was made to facilitate youth and youngsters in making connections with communities, charities, and organizations that advocate for the LGBTQIA+ Community.
Ariana DeBose is currently in a relationship with Sue Makkoo. Sue is a costume designer and a professor. The couple first met in 2017 when they were working together on the sets of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Before Sue, she dated Jill Johnson, the props master in Hamilton.
With an influential status, she now advocates for several social causes on social media. In addition, Ariana DeBose has become an inspiration for thousands of little girls who aspire to achieve success with their talent and hard work.