Who is 12yo Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside? Parents, Age, Height

April 18, 2024
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Who is Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside?

Dakota was born on 1 September 2009 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in New York City, USA. She’s a 12-year-old celebrity child, only recognized for being the daughter of famous actress Golden Brooks.

How rich is she, as of now? Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside Net Worth

Being the daughter of millionaires, Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside doesn’t yet have independent wealth, but is potentially a millionaire, as although her career is yet to come, she presumably enjoys the net worth of her famous mother. As of early 2021, Golden Brooks’ wealth is estimated at over $8 million.


Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Dakota is being raised by her celebrity mother in their home in Los Angeles, California. Her father is D. B. Woodside, an actor known for his work on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, “Parenthood”, and “Lucifer”. Her parents were in a relationship from 2008 to 2010,  She holds American nationality, belongs to African American ethnic group, and is a Christian. Speaking about her education, she is currently attending a middle school.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Information about her height, weight, vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t available.


Who is her mother? Golden Brooks Short Wiki/Bio

Golden Ameda Brooks was born on 1 December 1970 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius in San Francisco, California USA. She was raised by her parents Barbara and Walter Brooks. She’s a classically trained dancer who studied jazz, ballet and modern dance, and was also a figure skating competitor, who won several trophies at various championships. Upon matriculation, she enrolled into the University of California, Berkeley to study Sociology and Literature, but eventually majored in Media Representation of Minorities and minored in Theater. She later obtained her Master’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College.

Career Beginnings

Golden Brooks started pursuing her professional acting career back in 1993 when she made her debut TV appearance as Heather in an episode of the Nickelodeon comedy series “The Adventures Of Pete & Pete”, while her debut feature film appearance came in 1998, when she took the role of Gold in the crime drama film “Hell’s Kitchen”, alongside Rosanna Arquette and Angelina Jolie. Later that year, she joined the cast of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Linc’s”, in which she starred as CeCe Jennings until it was canceled after two seasons in 2000. It was followed by her portrayal of Onyx Richardson in the 2000 experimental film “Timecode”, next to Salma Hayek and Stellan Skarsgård.


At the time, she also guest-starred in such TV series as “Promised Land”, “The Parkers”, and “The Jamie Foxx Show”.

Rise to Stardom

Golden Brooks’ most prominent role came when she was selected to play Maya Denise Wilkes in the UPN sitcom “Girlfriends”, starring along with Persia White, Tracee Ellis Ross and Jill Marie Jones from 2000 until it finished after eight seasons in 2008. For her performance, she won a BET Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and received two NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.

Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects.

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In 2001, she appeared as Cale’s sister in the sci-fi psychological thriller film “Impostor”, directed by Gary Fleder. She then won a Black Reel Award nomination for Best Actress in the Independent Film for her portrayal of Allannah James in the 2004 erotic thriller film “Motives”. The same year, she took the supporting role of Alicia Travers in two episodes of the hit UPN sci-fi series “Star Trek: Enterprise”, followed by her portrayals of Chanel in the 2005 comedy film “Beauty Shop” and Suzette in the 2006 romantic comedy film “Something New”.

Continued Success

In 2010, Golden Brooks was cast as Ebony in the drama film “Polish Bar”, after which she had such parts as Karen in the 2011 thriller film “The Inheritance”, for which she won an American Black Film Festival Award for Best Actress.


During the same year, she also played Sandra Harris in the Christian drama film “The Perfect Gift”. In 2012, she landed the roles of Anita Stevens in the drama film “A Beautiful Soul”, and Kim in the comedy film “The Great Divide”. Afterwards, she was selected to portray Ruby Jeffries in the second season of The CW’s comedy-drama series “Hart Of Dixie” from 2012 to 2013.

The next year, Golden was cast in the TV One reality show “Hollywood Divas”, after which she portrayed Patricia Gillard in the drama film “Supermodel” (2015), directed by Shawn Baker, and starred as Vivian in the Starz sitcom “Blunt Talk” (2015-2016), next to Patrick Stewart and Dolly Wells. It was followed by her appearances as Tonisha in the comedy film “Definitely Divorcing” and Sharice Brown in the family film “My B.F.F.”, both released in 2016.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2017, Golden Brooks played Wendy in the fantasy comedy film “Almost Amazing” and featured as Stone White in the drama film “The White Sistas”, for which she also served as an executive producer. Thereafter, she booked the parts of Molly Daly in the dystopian superhero film “The Darkest Minds”, based on the young adult novel of the same title by Alexandra Bracken, and Jasmine in the family drama film “He Watches Over Me”, both in 2018. Her next major role came later that year when she was cast as Natasha in the UMC comedy series “Ladies Of The Law”.


She then portrayed Jimmy Lee in the TNT six-part crime drama miniseries “I Am The Night” (2019), alongside India Eisley and Chris Pine, which was followed by her portrayal of Millie Michaels in the comedy film “Kiss Me For Christmas” (2020), directed by Jason Weary.

Most recently, she starred as Vivienne in the ABC action series “Station 19” and Veronica in the romantic drama film “Coins Forever”, both in 2021. Speaking about her upcoming projects, it’s announced that she will play Carla in the drama film “Packz”, and Tasha McQueen in the comedy film “Block Party”, both of which are currently under post-production.

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