Who is Anjelika Washington?
American actress Anjelika Washington was born under the zodiac sign Taurus on 15 May 1998 in Bakersfield, California USA. She has 26 acting credits and is perhaps known best for starring as Fareeda in the 2019 family comedy movie “Tall Girl”, which starred Sabrina Carpenter, Griffin Gluck and Ava Michelle, and was directed by Nzingha Stewart. It follows the life of tallest girl at high school Jodi who’s being bullied because of her height; the film won two of its three award nominations.
Anjelika’s currently shooting for the upcoming short film “Thoughts and Prayers”, as well as for new episodes of the series “Girls Room”.
Education and early life
Anjelika was raised alongside her brothers Charles and Patrick in Bakersfield, by their mother Theresa Lucas ‘Terri’ Washington who once worked at the California Department of Corrections, and father Ulysses Washington whose profession remains undisclosed; Anjelika’s quite close to her parents and often features them in her Instagram pictures and videos.
Anjelika fell in love with acting at a quite an early age but it took her a couple of years to persuade her parents to take her to auditions; she was 16 when she made her debut film appearance, playing Jane in the 2014 short drama “Within the Cave”, and the same year saw her make her TV series debut by playing Scary Spice in the episode “The Jig Is Up!” of the comedy “Dating Pains”. The series starred Alaina Fleing, Darielle Deigan and Baker Powell, and follows Alex and Lucy as they’re both searching for love; it won one of its three award nominations.
Anjelika attended a local high school in Bakersfield and upon matriculating in 2016 continued pursuing a career in the entertainment industry rather than enrolling at college.
Roles in movies
Anjelika played Gaby in the 2014 short drama “The Classroom”, and the following year saw her play Double Dutch Girl in the short drama “Domme”.
In 2017, she portrayed Cody in the comedy “The Legend of Master Legend”, which starred John Hawkes, David Castaneda and Shea Whigham, and was directed by James Ponsoldt; it follows the life of superhero Master Legend whose goal is to reunite with his family. The year 2017 also saw Anjelika appear in the short drama “Rumspringa” and the short action “Dear Vivian”.
In 2018, she played Black Sorority Girl in the comedy “Step Sisters”, which starred Lyndon Smith, Eden Sher and Megalyn Echikunwoke, and was directed by Charles Stone III; it follows Jamilah as she’s begun teaching step dance to a group of white girls. Anjelika could then have been seen appearing in the 2018 short drama “Silent Screams”, the 2019 short family drama “Molly” and the 2020 romantic drama “Max and Me”.
The year 2021 saw her play Amaya in the popular musical comedy “Moxie”, which starred Alycia Pascual-Pena, Lauren Tsai and Hadley Robinson, and was directed by Amy Poehler. It follows a 16 years old girl who’s just published anonymously a magazine about sexism at her school.
Anjelika’s since appeared in three movies: the 2022 family comedy “Tall Girl 2”, the 2022 romantic comedy “Love & Gelato” and the 2023 romantic musical “Praise This”.
Roles in TV series
The year 2017 saw Anjelika play Lulu in the episode “Where’s My Meth?” of the comedy “Shameless”, Gert in two episodes of the action science fiction “Runaways”, and Kalin in two episodes of the drama “Versus”.
She was cast to play Libby in the 2018 episode “Dolomite, Apple Slices and a Mystery Woman” of the comedy “Young Sheldon”, and the same year saw her portray Mia in the comedy “We’re Not Friends”, which starred Amy Lyndon, Ashley Bornacin and Don DiPetta, and follows two people as they’re falling in love with each other; the series won two of its four award nominations.
Some of Anjelika’s following roles were portraying Sheena in the 2019 episode “You Can’t Go Homecoming Again” of the comedy “Those Who Can’t”, Gloria in the 2020 episode “Low on Fuel” of the drama “Girls Room”, and voicing Rikki in the 2022 episode “Legend of the Pier/Bike & Survive” of the animated action adventure “Close Enough”.
Most recently, from 2020 through 2022, she starred as Beth Chapel aka Dr. Mid-Nite in 38 episodes of the popular action crime adventure “Stargirl”, which also starred Trae Romano and Brec Bassinger, and was created by Greg Berlanti and Geoff Johns. It follows teenager Courtney Whitmore who’s just joined the Justice Society of America, and the series won two of its five award nominations.
Anjelika produced the 2017 short movie “Dear Vivian”, the 2020 short film “Love is Law” and the 2021 comedy series “GO OFF IZZY”.
She made a guest appearance in a 2023 episode of the talk-show “Made in Hollywood”.
Love life and relationships
Anjelika shies away from speaking about her love life in public and is yet to mention the men whom she’s maybe dated.
This has led some of her fans to start rumors on the internet, most of which concern her sexual orientation; it’s today believed by many that Anjelika’s lesbian, and that this is why she doesn’t speak about her boyfriends in public but this is yet to be addressed by the popular actress.
There are also some who claim that she’s perhaps today in a long-term relationship with a non-celebrity American man but that she prefers to keep this a secret because of how her popularity might affect the relationship; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
Anjelika seems to be single as of October 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Anjelika enjoys being active on Instagram and has posted nearly 100 pictures and videos onto the network, while she’s today followed by nearly 130,000 people; most of her content shows her during her everyday life, whether she’s attending parties, travelling around the USA or showing off her new clothes.
Some of Anjelika’s fans believe that she’s undergone surgery to enhance her breasts but this hasn’t been addressed by her.
She loves summer as she enjoys yachting and sun tanning.
Anjelika’s today following a strict diet, and works out at the gym a couple of times a week; she’s lost over 40lbs (18kgs) in the past two years.
Rosario Dawson’s one of Anjelika’s favorite actresses, and some of her favorite movies are “Shattered Glass”, “Wonder Woman: Bloodlines” and “The Water Man”.
Height, age and net worth
Anjelika’s age is 25. She has brown eyes and black hair, weighs around 125lbs (56kgs) and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall.
Anjelika’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $1.2 million as of October 2023.