Who is Kyanna Simone Simpson?
Kyanna was born in Decatur, Georgia USA, on 28 March 1997 – her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, social media star and model, who’s appeared in more than 20 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of the supporting character Yvonne in the 2019 fantasy horror series “Chambers”. It was created by Leah Rachel, starred Sivan Alyra Rose, Marcus LaVoi and Nicholas Galitzine, and follows a woman who has received a heart transplant, which is now changing her personality.
Early life and education
Kyanna was raised in Decatur by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father is a bank teller, and that her mother’s an accountant. Because Kyanna hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, her fans believe that she’s an only child.
She became interested in acting at a very early age, mostly because she often watched movies and TV series with her family. Kyanna enrolled at Southwest DeKalb High School in 2011, and the following year saw her make her debut TV series appearance with her portrayal of White Eyes Creeper Zombie in two episodes of the action comedy “Survival of the Dumbest”.
She has since been acting, so after she matriculated in 2015, Kyanna didn’t enroll at college, but chose to rather focus on working her way up in the film industry.
Roles in movies
Kyanna made her debut film appearance in the 2013 drama “A Christmas Blessing”, and gained recognition in the following year when cast to play Orphan in the action “Unspoken Drama”. It was written and directed by Henderson Maddox, starred Robin Givens, Lisa Nanette Allender and Gregory Alan Williams, and follows the orphan Dante Jordan, who’s fallen in love with slam poetry.
In 2016, Kyanna played Pregnant Girl in the popular crime drama “White Girl”, and the same year saw her portray Shauna in the thriller drama “The Archer”. She was then cast to play Amber in the popular comedy “Fist Fight”, directed by Richie Keen, and which starred Ice Cube, Charlie Day and Tracy Morgan; it follows a school teacher who has accidentally got another teacher fired, while because of it he’s been challenged to a fist fight; the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Kyanna’s following roles were in the 2017 biographical historical drama “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”, the 2018 crime drama “White Boy Rick”, and the 2019 comedy drama “Three’s Complicated”.
In 2019, she portrayed Young Sue Ann in the hit mystery horror thriller “Ma”, directed by Tate Taylor, and which starred Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers and Juliette Lewis. It follows a strange woman who has allowed a couple of teenagers to throw a party at her home; the movie won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Two of Kyanna’s most recent film roles have been in the 2019 horror thriller “Ambition”, and the 2020 action crime science fiction “Project Power”, while she’s currently shooting for the upcoming movies “The Year Between” and “Vegas High”.
Roles in TV series
She played Laura in the 2015 episode “Surrendering Noah” of the mystery crime drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, and the same year saw her play Tasha O’Neal, one of the main characters in the historical mini-series “Show Me a Hero”.
It also starred Oscar Isaac and Peter Riegert, and follows the Yonkers Mayor Nick Wasicsko who took office in 1987, and had to handle the building of public housing in the white part of the city; the mini-series won three of the 23 awards for which it was nominated.
Kyanna appeared as Renee in the 2015 episode “If the Shoe Fits” of the romantic thriller drama “Being Mary Jane”, and in 2018, she played Klesha in seven episodes of the popular science fiction action drama “Black Lightning”. It was created by Salim Akil, starred Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams and Christine Adams, and follows a school principal who’s become an electrical superhero; the series won one of the 18 awards for which it was nominated.
Kyanna has appeared in only one other series: in 2021, she played Nhani Patterson in three episodes of the popular sports drama “All American”.
Love life and boyfriend
Kyanna prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, and hasn’t spoken of any boys (or girls) whom she’s perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are various rumors circulating the internet concerning her sexual orientation, and her current relationship status.
Some of her fans believe her to be lesbian, and this to be the reason behind her not speaking of boys whom she’s dated.
A fan has claimed to have seen a girl resembling Kyanna kissing her girlfriend at a club in Los Angeles, California, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Kyanna addressed these rumors.
There has also been some talk about Kyanna having a boyfriend today, and it’s believed that she prefers to keep him away from the media’s attention, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of February 2022, she seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Kyanna is quite active on Instagram, and appears to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her more than 30,000 followers. She’s uploaded over 1,000 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She’s physically highly active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, while Kyanna’s also a boxer, which can be seen in some of her Instagram pictures and videos.
She’s into travelling, and her acting career has already taken her to several US states, while it’s believed that Kyanna is yet to travel overseas.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Rosario Dawson, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Bad Boys”, “Independence Day” and “Seven Pounds”.
Age, height and net worth
Kyanna’s age is 24. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $100,000.