Who is Bresha Webb?
Breshae Renee ‘Bresha’ Webb was born in Baltimore, Maryland USA, on 6 May 1984 – her zodiac sign’s Taurus, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress and film director, with more than 50 acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Renee, one of the lead characters in the 2021 comedy movie “Run the World”, created by Leight Davenport, and which also starred Amber Stevens West and Andrea Bordeaux. It follows four girls from Harlem who are striving for world domination – the movie won three of the 10 awards for which it was nominated.
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Early life and education
Bresha was raised in Baltimore by her mother Shea and father Garfield Webb; not a lot is known about her parents as she respects their privacy, while it’s believed that her father was a high school teacher, and that her mother was a nurse. Because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most people believe Bresha to be an only child.
She became interested in acting while attending a local high school, and appeared in numerous plays performed at the school, however, Bresha was urged by her parents to focus on her education, and to only pursue acting afterwards; she was into a couple of other activities during her teenage years, including running track and playing various sports, excelling at tennis.
Upon matriculating in 2002, Bresha enrolled at California Institute of the Arts, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting in 2006.
Roles in movies
Bresha made her debut film appearance in the 2007 short horror comedy “Zombie Love”, and a couple of her following roles were in the 2008 musical comedy drama “The American Mall”, the 2011 short comedy “Game Night” and the 2012 short comedy “Heckle or Hell”.
The year 2014 saw her play Becky in the popular horror “At the Devil’s Door”, written and directed by Nicholas McCarthy, and which starred Ashley Rickards, Nick Eversman and Michael Massee. It follows a real estate agent who’s trying to sell a house with a dark past; the movie was nominated for a SXSW Film Festival Audience Award for Midnighters (Nicholas McCarthy).
Some of Bresha’s following notable performances were in the horror “Hollows Grove”, the comedy “Keep It Together” both in 2014, and the 2015 romantic drama “I Really Hate My Ex”.
She played Shayla in the 2016 action crime comedy “Ride Along 2”, directed by Tim Story, and which starred Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter; it follows Ben and James who’ve travelled to Miami, Florida to bring down a drug dealer – the movie won one of the eight awards for which it was nominated.
Three of Bresha’s most recent film roles have been in the 2021 romantic comedy drama “Merry Liddle Christmas Baby”, the drama “Song & Story: Amazing Grace” also in 2021, and the 2022 short comedy “Black Karen”.
Roles in TV series
Bresha made her debut TV series appearance in the 2007 episode “Between Here and There” of the comedy drama “State of Mind”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the action crime drama “K-Ville”, the family drama “Lincoln Heights” and the drama “Dirt”.
In 2008 and 2009, she portrayed Dr. Laverne St. John in 10 episodes of the hit romantic drama “ER”, created by Michael Crichton, and which starred Julianna Margulies, George Clooney and Anthony Edwards. It follows the lives of people working at Chicago’s County General Hospital, the series aired from 1994 to 2009, and won 179 of the 549 awards for which it was nominated, including 23 Primetime Emmy wins.
Between 2010 and 2014, Bresha starred as Imunique Jefferson in the comedy “Love That Girl!”, created by Bentley Kyle Evans, and which also starred Mark Adair-Rios and Alphonso McAuley. It follows a young woman whose life’s been turned upside down now that her brother’s moved in with her – the series won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Three of Bresha’s most recent roles in TV series have been in eight episodes of the 2021 comedy drama “Run the World”, five episodes of the 2022 animated adventure comedy “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” (voice role), and so far 24 episodes of the animated comedy “House Broken” (voice role) since 2021.
Bresha sang the songs “A Little Bit of Heart Somewhere” and “At the Mall” in the 2008 musical comedy movie “Take the Job”.
She directed the 2022 short film “Take the Job”.
Bresha’s made a guest appearance in many talk-shows, most recently in “Made in Hollywood”, “Entertainment Tonight” and “Celebrity Page”.
Awards and nominations
Bresha won a 2021 Women’s Image Network Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, for her performance in “Run the World”.
She was also nominated for two Behind the Voice Actors Awards in 2018, for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Video Game in a Supporting Role and Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game (shared with colleagues), for “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus”, as well as for a 2021 Black Reel Television Award for Outstanding Actress, Comedy Series for “Run the World”.
Love life and husband
Although Bresha prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, she’s still allowed her fans to have a glimpse into it. In July 2021, she revealed that her long-term boyfriend Nick Jones Jr. had asked her to marry him, while they were dining at Wally’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills; Nick’s an American actor, film writer and director, while he’s probably known best for having written the 2021 animated action adventure series “Yasuke”.
The two met back in 2016, when they attended the same show at The Comedy Store,; Bresha’s revealed that she was in a relationship at that time, but still thought that he was nice and cute. Nick was also dating someone, but has shared that he was instantly attracted to Bresha. They met again in 2020, and began dating.
Bresha hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she’s perhaps been with, so as of August 2022, she’s engaged to Nick Jones Jr., hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
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Hobbies and other interests
Bresha’s highly active on Instagram, and seems to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her more than 500,000 followers; she’s uploaded over 3,000 pictures onto the network, the majority of which feature her spending time with her fiancée, friends and family.
She’s physically highly active, while this is believed to be mostly because it’s important for her acting career to stay in shape; Bresha has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, and also practices yoga on a daily basis.
She’s a fashionista and enjoys keeping up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading various fashion magazines, such as “Elle” and “Vogue”; she’s also a shopaholic, as she goes searching for clothes at least once a week.
Her favorite season’s summer, as she loves to relax at the beach.
Bresha has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Kate Hudson, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Bad Boys”, “Men in Black” and “I, Robot”.
Age, height and net worth
Bresha’s age is 38. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 2ins (1.6m) and she weighs around 110lbs (50kgs).
As of August 2022, her net worth’s been estimated at over $300,000.