On the 3rd of January 1985, American actress Nicole Beharie was born in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Julliard graduate is most famously known from her provocative roles, most recently the horror TV series “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
So just how rich is Nicole Beharie? The net worth of the talented actress as of early 2016 is reported to be $3 million, gained mostly from her various roles in movies and TV appearances. In 2003, Beharie graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, and was then accepted to Julliard’s Drama School. During her stay in this prestigious institute, she received the famed Robin Williams Scholarship and also the Shakespeare award, allowing her to train in England.
Nicole Beharie Net Worth $3 Million
Beharie snagged the role of Dee Roberts in the movie “American Violet” in 2008, and it was also her first taste of Hollywood fame. In that same year, she starred in the American sports film “The Express”, playing the character of Sarah Ward, then in 2010, she played one of her most challenging roles, living as a troubled student wanting to restore her broken relationship with her mother in the Lifetime movie “Sins of the Mother”, the coveted role of the ‘mother’ played by actress Jill Scott. These provided a good start to he net worth.
The actress also kept her net worth growing by appearing in several TV series, one of which was in the show “The Good Wife” in 2011, in which she played Imani Stonehouse. Beharie kept throwing surprises to her fans when she acted and sang in “My Last Day Without You” in 2011 as well, playing an aspiring singer-songwriter opposite German actor Ken Duken. Beharie did not disappoint when she performed five songs for the movie’s album.
By the year 2012, the talented star was unstoppable with back to back projects. Beharie once again surprised fans when she played the character of Piper, a troubled young woman who has great fears of leaving her apartment, in the movie “Apartment 4E”. In the same year, she also starred in the movies “The Last Fall” and “Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day”.
However, one of Beharie’s most notable performances was when she played Marrianne in the movie “Shame”. Directed by Steve McQueen, the provocative film is about the character of Michael Fassbender, a young man who’s addicted to sex, but his world takes an interesting turn when his sister decides to move in with him.
In her most recent works, Beharie was included in the baseball feature film entitled “42” and later that year, was cast in the series “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. The 1820 classic by Washington Irving turned out to be not just for readers but for the new generation as well. The show was an instant hit among viewers, some saying that Beharie’s performance as Lt. Abbie Mills contributed to the show’s feat. The show even created a legion of fans, calling themselves the “Sleepy Heads”. This was another boost to her net worth.
In her personal life, Nicole Belarie is currently single, ending her relationship in 2013 with then “Shane” co-star Michael Fassbender.
Was in a relationship with actor Michael Fassbender from 2012 until January 2013. They worked together on Shame (2011).
While at The Juilliard School, she received the prestigious Robin Williams Scholarship. She was the first recipient by unanimous vote from Juilliard's drama division faculty.
Moving around all the time, you just have to keep yourself entertained. And I was kind of a bully, even though I'm tiny, 5' 2". As a child, I'd boss other kids around and dress my little brother up, just putting on shows, singing and dressing up.
[American Violet (2008)] Every other script with a young black woman she is dancing or having someone's kid. This was a hopeful story. Somebody standing up for something. It's about a woman, a black woman. You don't really see parts like this for women under 30. I didn't think I was going to get it. This story is presented in a personal way.