Shalita Grant Bio, Age, You, Partner, Wife, Net Worth, Abbott Elementary, Search Party

Shalita Grant
Shalita Grant

Shalita Grant Biography

Shalita Grant is an American actress from Virginia, USA. She rose to fame for playing the role of Special Agent Sonja Percy on NCIS: New Orleans. Grant also gained more fame for playing various roles in TV shows like Santa Clarita Diet, Mercy Street, and Search Party. Grant even received a Theatre World award for her outstanding Broadway Debut back in 2013. She was also nominated at the Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 2013.

Grant was born and raised in the suburbs of Petersburg, Virginia. She then finished her high school education in her hometown and proceeded to enroll at Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology. However, Shalita transferred and joined the Baltimore School of Arts in Maryland after one year. In 2010, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama through a scholarship she got at the Julliard School.

Shalita began her acting career around the age of sixteen or seventeen by participating in theater and Broadway productions at the Young Arts Theater. After her college graduation, Grant went on to appear in various theatre plays and musicals like Measure for Measure, the Winter’s Tale, and The Merchant of Venice under The Public Theater’s 2010 production.

She even got the opportunity to work with famous theatre actors like Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristie Nielson, and Billy Magnussen Shalita also made her onscreen debut at the same time she began her theater work. She starred in short films like Empire Corner (2010) and Invisible (2020). Grant’s most recent roles include playing Sherie Grant in Netflix’s You (2021) and playing Janet Elton on Abbot Elementary (since 2023).

Shalita Grant Age

How old is Shalita Grant In You? Grant is 35 years old. She was born on August 28, 1988, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. In addition, Grant celebrates her birthday on August 28th every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Virgo.

Shalita Grant Height

How tall is Shalita Grant? Grant stands at an approximate height of 4 feet 11 inches (1.50 m). She also weighs approximately 48 kilograms (106 Ibs). Additionally, Shalita’s other body measurements are 34-34-35 inches. Her eye color is dark brown and she has dark curly hair.

Shalita Grant Family

Grant was born to biracial parents living in the suburbs of Petersburg, Virginia in the USA. However, she has not yet gone public with the identity of her mother and father. This is because Shalita is known for keeping her personal family information away from the public. Nevertheless, her parents and siblings still reside in her hometown Virginia.

Shalita Grant Partner | Wife

Grant is openly gay. She was previously married to her partner Sabrina Skau. The two met for the first time through a dating app. Eventually, Shalita and Sabrina got married through a civil wedding at San Francisco City Hall on August 8, 2018. There was also an after-party celebration that was held at their Palo Alto Home. However, Shalita and Sabrina divorced in 2020. She is now confirmed to be in a relationship with an MMA fighter named Jessica Aguilar.

Shalita Grant Abbott Elementary

Abbott Elementary is a famous sitcom comedy series created by Quinta. The show follows the life of an enthusiastic second-grade teacher named Janine Teagues. Janine works at a poor fictional predominantly Black school based in Philadelphia called Abbott Elementary. She also juggles balancing her work as a teacher while getting involved in all of her students’ latest drama. Shalita plays the role of Janet Elton in the first episode of the second season of Abbott Elementary alongside Quinta Branson and Chris Perfetti.

Shalita Grant Search Party

Search Part is a popular dark comedy television series that follows the life of a group of friends living in New York City. Each of them becomes actively involved in the search party held to rescue a missing young woman. However, different events happen after they become involved with the search party. Shalita plays Cassidy Diamond’s recurring role in the series.

Shalita Grant’s Net Worth

Grant has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a theatre, film, and theatre actress

Shalita Grant Movies and TV Shows

  • 2011 The Good Wife
  • 2014–2015 Bones
  • 2015–2018 NCIS: New Orleans
  • 2015 Melissa & Joey
  • 2015 Battle Creek
  • 2016 NCIS
  • 2016 Mercy Street
  • 2019 Santa Clarita Diet
  • 2020 Search Party
  • 2021 Special Rae
  • 2021 Haunt the Johnsons
  • 2021 You
  • 2023 Abbott Elementary