Arsema Thomas Biography
Arsema Angela Adeoluwayemi Thomas is a well-known American-born actor. She plays young Agatha Danbury in the Netflix series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (2023). She is best known for her roles in films like Redeeming Love and TV shows such as One Touch.
Through her Instagram, she shares a lot of political activism as well as updates on her acting career. Moreover, she posts behind-the-scenes and fashion content on the popular arsemathomas page.
Arsema Thomas Age
She was born on June 19, 1994, thus she is 28 years old as of April 2023. She, therefore, shares her birthday every June 19 of every year.
Arsema Thomas Height
She stands at a height of 5ft 5 inches (1.65m).
Arsema Thomas Family
She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to her parents. A Nigerian father and an Ethiopian mother. In her upbringing, she lived in multiple countries including the Comoros, Uganda, Kenya, Togo, and Benin as well as India. It is not known whether she has siblings or whether she was born as an only child.
Arsema Thomas Husband
She has kept her private life off the limelight. Hence it is not known whether she is in a relationship or not. Moreover, she does not have any kids as of April 2023.
Arsema Thomas’s Net Worth
She has accrued a great fortune from her acting career. Thus she has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Arsema Thomas Salary
From her acting career, she earns a decent salary. However, she has not disclosed the exact amount she receives as a salary.
Arsema Thomas Education
She received her education at Carnegie Mellon University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biophysics in 2016. Then she attended Yale University where she attained a Master of Public Health in 2018. In order to pursue her acting career, she took short courses at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Cours Florent in Paris, and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. She then graduated in 2022 with a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Acting from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
Arsema Thomas Career
Initially, she planned to pursue a “safe career”. However, after losing her father to Lou Gehrig’s disease, she decided to pursue acting. She thus took short courses at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Cours Florent in Paris, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. In 2020, she participated online Shakespeare readings with the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. After signing with her agent in South Africa, she landed her debut feature film as Rebecca in Redeeming Love, which premiered in 2022. She has acted alongside talents such as Abigail Cowen and Eric Dane in Redeeming Love.
Arsema Thomas Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
In 2022 also, it was announced that she would play young Lady Danbury (played by Adjoa Andoh later in life) in the upcoming Netflix period prequel Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. The series premiered on May 4, 2023, and has 6 episodes. The series concentrates on young Queen Charlotte’s rise to eminence and power. It follows two plotlines i.e. present Bridgerton starting in 1817 and Bridgerton 1761 with Charlotte meeting and wedding King George. In 1761, it surveys Charlotte’s and George’s meeting, marriage, and King George’s mental illness. Arsema stars in the series alongside fellow actors and actresses such as;
- India Amarteifio playing the role of young Queen Charlotte
- Adjoa Andoh playing the role of Lady Agatha Danbury
- Golda Rosheuvel playing the role of Queen Charlotte (1817)
- Michelle Fairley playing the role of Princess Augusta
- Corey MyIchreest playing the role of young King George III (1761)