Logan Browning is one of Hollywood’s rising stars. The actress has featured in several movies and TV sitcoms such as Bratz: The Movie, Brotherly Love, Meet The Browns, For Better For worse, and Hit The Floor. She is most popular for the hit Netflix series, Dear White People, where she plays the lead role of Samantha White. Find out more about Browning here…
Age, Early Life, and Rise to Fame
Records have it that this actress was named Logan Laurice Browning after she was birthed on the 9th of June 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia. She spent her formative years in Georgia, studying at Fayette Country High School. For her college education, Browning moved to Nashville, Tennessee where she attended Vanderbilt University.
Logan Browning got into acting at a young age, attending the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School when she was just 14. She made her acting debut two years later in the TV series, Summerland, where she played a character named Callie. From there, she progressed to the Nickelodeon series, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide and also appeared in a music video. Browning got her big break in 2007 when she scored a place in Bratz: The Movie, a musical comedy. Even though the movie was not a commercial success, she leveraged on it to land other roles.
Since then, the Atlanta native has gone on to feature in other projects most notably, Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns, Hit the Floor (a VH1 series), Pair of Kings (a Disney series), The Secret Circle (a CW supernatural drama), and Survivor’s Remorse. Browning’s most important project till date is undoubtedly the popular Netflix series, Dear White People. In it, she plays Samantha White, a college activist, and radio show host. The series commenced in 2017 and focuses on the topic of race relations in America. It received favorable reviews from critics and fans alike and Browning has been praised for her convincing portrayal of her character. In turn, she revealed that she had to do some heavy reading in order to prepare for the role.
Logan Browning Parents and Ethnicity
Logan Browning comes from a family of six. It includes Larry her father, his wife Lynda Browning, as well as three brothers – Keith, Clinton, and Chad. Browning’s parents are both African-Americans.
In May 2018, the actress revealed on The Breakfast Club that she was actually adopted and that her birth mother is white while her birth dad is black. She had never met them and got to know of her adoption at a young age. Due to the fact that her birth mom is white while her birth dad is black, she is biracial – a mix of Caucasian and African-American.
The actress, however, identifies as black. In her words, she grew up in a black household and not a biracial one. She has stressed that all her experiences have been that of a black person. When Browning was cast as the lead in Dear White People, she faced a backlash from some people who felt that the role should have gone to a darker skinned person. On her own part, she believes that her own life experience makes her the perfect fit for Samantha who has to navigate both sides of the racial divide.
Is She Married, Who’s Her Husband?
Logan Browning is not married for now as she has no husband that we know of. The actress previously dated rapper Tyga in 2009. Their relationship reportedly lasted for two years and they broke up in 2012. Since then, she has been quiet on the relationship front. This is unlike Tyga who has gone on to acquire a string of popular exes, including Blac Chyna and Kylie Jenner. Browning has revealed that her ideal man is someone who is smart, ambitious, funny, and driven. She also loves deep thinkers and people she can learn from. Additionally, she doesn’t care about the person’s race.
Height and Body Features
Logan Browning boasts of a svelte figure. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs a moderate 115 lb (52 kg). Her hair color is dark brown and she has a set of captivating green eyes.
Asides from acting, Browning admires other creative career paths such as interior design, house flipping, and advertising.