Tessa Thompson Net Worth

March 24, 2023
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Tessa Lynne Thompson was born on 3 October 1983, in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is best known as the actress who played Bianca in ‘‘Creed’’, and Valkyrie in ‘‘Thor: Ragnarok’’.

So just how rich is Tessa Thompson as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this actress has net worth of over $4 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her over a decade long career in the previously mentioned field.


Tessa Thompson Net Worth $4 Million


Thompson spent her formative years in her hometown of Los Angeles, and in Brooklyn, New York City. She studied at Santa Monica High School, and then enrolled into Santa Monica College. Tessa started off her career by acting on stage, before in 2005 having her first television role, portraying Wilhemina ‘Billie’ Doucette in an episode of ‘‘Cold Case’’. As of the same year, Thompson additionally joined the cast of ‘‘Veronica Mars’’, a critically acclaimed television series and remained for its 22 episodes, finishing with the project in 2006, after which she went on to play one of the main characters in ‘‘When a Stranger Calls’’, a horror film directed by Simon West, all boosting her net worth.

In 2007 she continued acting on television, in the role of Nikki Barnes in ‘‘Hidden Palms’’, working on seven out of eight episodes of the show. As of the upcoming year, Thompson played one of the main characters in ‘‘Make It Happen’’, a drama movie in which she worked side by side with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Riley Smith. Subsequently, she landed the role of Rebecca Taylor in ‘‘Heroes’’ in 2009, and in 2010 played the main character in ‘‘Blue Belle’’, a television series that follows the story of a woman who lives two separate and opposite lives. In 2012, she joined the cast of ‘‘666 Park Avenue’’, a drama fantasy series that received a mixed response, but remained in it over the course of a year, all helping to add consistently to her net worth.

In the meantime Thompson had other acting gigs, such as in ‘‘Copper’’, in which she played Sara Freeman. In 2014 Tessa starred in ‘‘Dear White People’’, a comedy drama series which follows the lives of four black students, working alongside Tyler James Williams and Kyle Gallner. The movie received a positive response, and won 14 awards including AAFCA Award for Best Independent Film, Special Mention, Black Reel and Artios Awards, whereas Tessa herself was rewarded with Breakthrough Performance award. In the following year, she was cast in ‘‘Creed’’, a critically acclaimed drama movie nominated for an Oscar, and playing one of the main characters in it, Tessa was further exposed to the media. In 2017 she portrayed Valkyrie in ‘‘Thor: Ragnarok’’, a superhero film that received generally positive reviews, and won two IGN Awards, with Thompson herself nominated for a Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture for her performance.

When it comes to her future projects, she has several ahead of her, most importantly, she will be starring in ‘‘Creed II’’ and ‘‘The Annihilation’’. To conclude, Thompson has had almost 50 acting gigs so far.

When it comes to her private life, Tessa doesn’t share much information, even though she is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, and has more than 113,000 followers on the former and 370,000 on the latter. She comes from a music oriented family, as both her father and grandfather were involved in that field.

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