Renée Elise Goldsberry is a professional actress, singer, and songwriter. If you have watched the famous Broadway Musical ‘Hamilton‘, then you will immediately recognize her as the eldest sister, Angelica Schuyler.

Renee received a Grammy Award for her role in the Broadway musical Hamilton”

She was also a series regular of the American Soap Opera ‘One Life To Life’. Currently, Goldsberry is the main cast of Fast and Furious: Spy Racers, playing the voice role of Ms. Nowhere since 2019.

Quick ProfileRenée Elise Goldsberry
Birth DateJanuary 2, 1971
Birth PlaceSan Jose, California, United States
MotherBetty Sanders
Zodiac SignCapricorn
PartnerAlexis Johnson
ChildrenSon: Benjamin Johnson
Daughter: Brielle
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight58 kg
Body Measurements37-26-36 inch
NationalityAmerican nationality
Net Worth$2 million

Early Life

Goldsberry was born on the 2nd of January, 1971, with the name Renée Elise Goldsberry in the largest city of Northern California, San Jose. She is the daughter of a successful automobile industrial executive father and an industrial psychologist mother named Betty Sanders.

The actress has three siblings, one older brother, and two younger brothers. You can say her parents introduced her to theatre as they enrolled her at the Houston International Theatre School at the very young age of 8.

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Education

Talking about her educational qualifications, Renee completed her early education in Michigan and attended Carnegie Mellon for her bachelor’s program. She graduated with a fine arts degree and then attended the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California. There, she completed her Master’s degree in Jazz studies.

Career

Goldsberry started her professional career with the television series Ally McBeal in 1997. She appeared in the show for a total of 43 episodes as a singer till 2002. In 1997, she got her first role in a Broadway musical “Dreamgirls”, where she played the role of Michelle Morris. The 2001 movie “Palco and Hirsch” marks her debut in movies.

After her debut in Dreamgirls, Renee played the role of Nala in the Broadway musical “The Lion King” in 2002. She gained massive fame after she got the opportunity to play the role of Angelica Schuyler in a very popular Broadway musical “Hamilton” from 2015 to 2016.

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Awards

The multitalented personality, Renee has won 6 distinguished awards for her performance out of 12 nominations she received. Her first award is the 2005 ” Soap Opera Digest Award“, which she won for her role in “One Life to Live“. She has won 5 awards for her wonderful portrayal of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway musical “Hamilton“. These awards include one “Grammy Award” and one “Tony Award“.

Personal Life

According to Renée, the family has always been her priority. Renée met Alexis Johnson, who worked in a cable and television industry, at a church in 2002, and the couple soon starting dating. They exchanged vows the same year between close friends and family.

Kids

The couple had it rough when it came to joining parenthood since Renee miscarried for four years. Despite the physical and mental struggles, she gave birth to their first son Benjamin Johnson in May of 2009. They later adopted a beautiful girl in 2014 of African origin and named her Brielle. Like their mother, both Benjamin and Brielle are highly influenced by the arts.

 

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Physical Stats

The Hamilton star holds an American nationality and belongs to multiracial ethnicity; a mixture of black and white. She has a perfect body with a measurement of 37-26-36 inches. Renee is comfortable in dress size 6US or 36EU. She stands tall with a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 58 kilograms. Goldsberry has a beautiful pair of dark brown eyes with black hair.

Net worth

Renée Elise Goldsberry has been in the entertainment industry since 1997 and has shown her excellent performance in numerous films, TV shows, Broadway, and Off-Broadway Musicals. Her net worth is estimated to be around 2 million dollars. While performing Hamilton, Goldsberry is estimated to receive at least $18400 per week.

Social

The actress is also active on social media and communicates with fans with regular updates. Her Instagram account @reneeelisegoldsberry has more than 629 thousand followers and her Twitter account @ReneeGoldsberry has more than 418 thousand followers.

 

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