Like most of the kids out there, growing up, Nafessa Williams was also addicted to watching TV. From The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to Bill Cosby‘s show. But one thing always troubled her. She never saw a black woman as a superhero on the television.
Today she has created history by being the first black lesbian superhero on television. Black Lightning might be her biggest break to date but she was hugely popular with her other movies too. Let’s take a look at the money this beautiful actress has earned over the years.
Earning in Millions
Nafessa Williams appeared in many movies throughout the years due to which she has become not only popular but hugely rich too. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Most of her earnings come from her appearance in movies and TV shows, thanks to her brilliant acting.
After appearing in the superhit series Black Lightning, her paycheck skyrocketed. The actress makes an estimated amount of $40,000 per episode.
Once she auditioned for her role of Deanna in One Life to Live. At the time of her audition, Deanna was only appearing in 3 episodes; however, after looking at her performance, they signed her for four years. Unfortunately, the series was canceled later on.
I Bought My First House!
YouTube: Watch Nafessa’s Move Into Her First House
After looking at a lot of houses for weeks, Williams finally purchased her home, thanks to her patience realtor, Kira Oliver. She happily invited her friends during the signing and celebrated. “Welcome to my home, girl, take your shoes off at the door” joked Nafessa to her friend.
It looks like she was really glad to purchase the house. Everything from getting into the house to the signing of the contract and closing the deal is shown. Furthermore, she gets her furniture inside and the celebration continues!
- Nafessa Williams made her movie debut with Streets in 2011.
- The Pennsylvania born actress graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
- Her appearance in the 2015 mystery The Man alongside Lamman Rucker received a lot of attention.
- She is good friends with Fast and Furious hitmaker Tyrese Gibson and also with Naomi Harris.
- Williams is an avid traveler and has been to many continents, thanks to her acting career.
- In Wild N Out, she rapped alongside Nick Cannon.
- In May of 2019, she toured many military bases in Kuwait as a part of Batman’s 80th-anniversary celebration with DC Comics.
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