Facts of Carlacia Grant
|Birth Date||January 18,1991|
|Full Name||Carlacia Grant|
|Birth City||New Haven, Connecticut|
|Father Name||Karl Sr|
|Mother Name||Carline Grant|
Carlacia Candace Grant is an American actress most famous for her breakout role as Cleo, a fearless and confident Nassau girl in Outer Banks.
She joined the show's second season in April 2021 in a recurring role, and now her fan-favorite character is a series regular for the upcoming third season.
Also, she won the Miss Junior Teen Miani Division pageant in 2004 at the age of 13.
Here learn more about the rising actress, including age, height, and net worth.
Early Life- Age, Height, Accent
Carlacia Grant was born on January 18, 1991, in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S, to Karl Sr., a businessman, and Carline Grant.
Her father is of Jamaican descent, and her mother is of Haitian. She is of Caribbean descent and has a unique accent.
People find her accent very interesting, and it does have a separate fan following.
She is the eldest child in her family and has a little sister whose details are not revealed yet. Her family moved to South Florida after her birth.
As of July 2022, she is 31 years and stands at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm).
Grant attended college in Florida but later dropped out to move to New York to pursue acting.
But it was not a smooth ride; she didn't get good opportunities, so in search of them, she moved to Atlanta and New Orleans and then moved to Los Angeles.
Finally, she currently resides in Warrens, Barbados.
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Career Highlights- Role As Cleo In Outer Banks
Carlacia started her career as a model. She competed in various beauty pageants and won the Miss Junior Teen Miani Division pageant at the age of 13.
Later, she worked with several modeling agencies such as Lily Pulitizer, Le Chic Couture, and Viola.
According to IMDb, she found her passion for acting when cast as the Lead in the Robert Louis Stevenson Play Treasure island in summer theatre camp.
Grant has been active in the industry since 2016 and has had few successes over the years. Some of them are listed below:
- Roots- In 2016, Carlacia Grant appeared in the role of Irene in Roots, along with the stars like Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, and Forest Whitaker. The TV series is based on Alex Haley's 1976 novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family.
- Green Leaf-Similarly, in the same year, she made an appearance in the TV series Greenleaf. Craig Wright created the show with stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, and Merle Dandridge. She portrayed the role of Danielle Turner, a teenage girl who was one of the ra*e victims.
- The Resident- The 31-year-old star also appeared in the American medical drama television series, The Resident in the role of Trinity Jolson.
- Outer Banks- Finally, after years of struggles, Grant got her biggest break. She got the recurring role of Cleo in the second season of the Netflix series Outer Banks. Grant portrayed a 17-year-old orphaned crew member of Captain Terrance's (Terence Rosemore) cargo ship from Nassau.
She became a household name following her role in the Netflix hit; however, the part she is most proud of is not Cleo; it is her character Irene in Roots.
In an interview, the rising actress stated:
"The character Irene that I played on "Roots." I got to be a part of such an iconic series that tells the story of a relentless race. Also, researching for that role, I got to learn a lot of African American history."
Additionally, Grant has appeared in series like Game of silence, Headlines, Apollyon- The Black Awakening, and Bae Night: The Little Black Book.
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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Outer Banks Actress Carlacia Grant?
Carlacia has made a decent amount of money from her modeling and acting career.
Her estimated Net Worth is between$2 million. As per sources, the average pay for an actor in the United States is 60 annually.
Her other income source is Instagram, where she charges $2,772-$4,620 per post, which now has around 927k followers.
She is also active on TikTok (45.0k followers) and on Twitter (57.1k followers).
Furthermore, she has modeled for The Untitled Magazine, where rising models can earn up to $100k annually.
Personal Life-Is A Former Pageant Queen Carlacia Grant Dating Someone?
Living life in the public eye is one of the hardest things for celebrities. It isn't easy to live privately when you are in constant media and public attention.
There are, however, few celebs who seem to have that whole privacy thing on lock, and Caribbean actress Carlacia Grant is definitely one of them.
She has not revealed anything about her relationship status or possible boyfriend/husband yet.
Though being active on social media, she is very private regarding her personal life. The only thing Grant talks about is her work and love for acting.
When asked about the things she adores most about being an actor, she replied:
"I love how I can literally be whoever I want. I have the ability to transcend what is possible, at least for the human imagination. For one role I can be in space, the next 2,000 years into the future, the next in the 1600s. My imagination gets to run wild."
Talking about her hobbies, she loves traveling and has already visited many beautiful destinations like Italy, Japan, Rome, and Paris. Also, she is a big-time foodie.