The American actress, model, and social media personality Tati Gabrielle, is perhaps most famous for her role of Gaia in The CW sci-fi series “The 100”, and as Prudence Blackwood in the acclaimed Netflix series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Tati was born Tatiana Gabrielle Hobson under the Aquarius zodiac on 25 January 1996, in San Francisco, California, which makes her 26 years old as of 2022. She was brought up in a Christian household in Atlanta, Georgia, by her Afro-American father, Terry Hobson, who is a businessman and a former Ohio basketballer, and her Korean-American mother, Traci Hewwit Hobson, who is a housewife.
Her family relocated to Los Angeles, California, and she spent the rest of her childhood there alongside her two elder brothers. Gabrielle grew up with a knack for acting and modeling – she began modelling at the age of three – and was taken on by Macy’s and Nordstrom department stores to market their brands. When she was in third grade, she featured in the black comedy movie “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket. Tati went to a local high school and later matriculated to Oakland School for the Arts, and while studying there, she directed and performed in various plays, as well as participating in several theater festivals, such as the Scottish Edinburgh Festival Fringe – she graduated with a 3.7 Grade Point Average (GPA).
She later joined Spelman College in 2013, where she majored in French and Drama, completing her studies in 2017.
Interests and Facts
Tati is physically active and was involved in various sporting activities including karate as a child; she’s a black belt holder. She likes attending celebrity events together with her friends, family, and fellow actors. The Californian actress enjoys traveling, and has visited many US states as well as numerous European destinations. She’s a big supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement. She is trilingual, and in addition to English speaks fluent French, and she also knows a bit of Korean.
Sources reveal that Gabrielle suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) which is a mental disorder characterised by restlessness and concentration problems. She revealed during an interview that it’s not easy to be a celebrity, and that she previously struggled with depression and anxiety.
Tati made her film debut with the role of Keating in the short movie “To Stay the Sword” in 2014. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2015, and shortly afterwards landed a starring role in the film “Tatterdemalion”. In 2016, she played Monique in the TV film “Just Jenna”, and in the same year, she made her TV debut, guest-starring as Wackie Jackie in the episode “Tightrope of Doom” in the Disney Channel’s comedy “K.C. Undercover.”
Before the year ended, she was selected for the starring role as Hacksaw in the episode “Stealing Home” of Nickelodeon’s “The Thundermans”. 2017 saw Tati landing her first recurring role, as Gia in the apocalyptic drama “The 100,” which featured on The CW. In the same year, she was cast in Hulu’s “Dimension 404”, playing Amanda’s sister. She landed her first major film role in 2017, when she was cast to voice Andie in the animated movie “The Emoji Movie”, before she was selected to play the recurring role of Birdie in Hulu’s “Freakish” later that year. She is also credited with voicing a character in the animated show “Tarantula”. Tati made an appearance playing the role of Prudence in the Netflix series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” in 2018, who is one of the show’s earliest villains and extremely powerful witch.
She leads the Weird Sisters and she despises Sabrina from the first day she is admitted to the Academy of Unseen Arts. In 2020 Gabrielle was selected to voice Willow Park in the animated series “The Owl House”, and in the year that followed she appeared in the third season of the Netflix show “You,” in which she plays a librarian, Marienne, who is neighbors with Love – played by Victoria Pedretti – and Joe (portrayed by Penn Badgley). Tati recently appeared alongside Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas and Sophia Ali in the Ruben Fleischer-directed film “Uncharted” in 2022, portraying Braddock. Gabrielle has featured on the covers of several magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Flanelle, and Glamour Magazine in 2022. She’s also appeared in Numero and Venice magazines.
Tati is active on several social media platforms – she has a huge following of over 1.4 million on Instagram (@tatigabrielle), and she follows several other TV personalities and celebrities such as Cody Fern, Kylie Sonion on the platform. Tatiana has close to 35,000 Twitter (@TatsBGats) followers, and is active on Facebook with around 2,000 followers.
Tati is seemingly single and focused on her blossoming career in the showbiz industry. She’s remained tight-lipped about her previous romantic affairs (if any), and hasn’t introduced anyone as her boyfriend. In 2012, she tweeted that she was dating a mysterious man, but didn’t disclose his name. As of now, shes unmarried and doesn’t have children.
Previously, there were rumors that suggested that she was a lesbian, but she’s never addressed the issue. She’s maintained a very close relationship with her mother, and is fond of posting her picture on Instagram; she wished her a happy Mother’s Day, captioning her photos with a heart-warming message, ‘The first and greatest superhero I’ve ever seen in my entire life, I love you mommy.’
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Gabrielle is of mixed Afro-American, Korean, and English ancestry and has a set of black eyes and has dyed her hair blonde.
She’s of slim-build, weighs approximately 125lbs (56kgs), and is 5ft 8ins (1.78m) tall, with vital statistics of 32B-24-32, wearing dress size 4(US), and shoe size 7 (US). She has a nose piercing, and has inked a tattoo of bird of paradise flower on her forearm.
Tatiana has carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry and has made a modest fortune from her modelling and acting career. She also earns from brand endorsement deals and according to sources, as of 2022, she’s worth approximately $2 million, but still prefers living a modest lifestyle.