Zazie Beetz, though an upcoming star, is one lady who has been appreciated for her few works in the movie industry. She is popularly known as the afro black skinned lady who starred in the movie, Deadpool. For the love of entertainment, Zazie, in every one of her movies, has kept her fans glued to the screens. She showcases so much acting prowess on set and has not stopped overwhelming her many fans since her debut.
Before her big break with the movie, Deadpool, the upcoming star was involved in a lot of other minor roles in television shows, drama series, and sitcoms. She is a very private person who has hidden most of her life facts away from the media. In this article, AnswersAfrica gathered all the facts about her.
Zazie Beetz’s Bio (Age)
Born on June 1st, 1991 in Charite’, Berlin-Mitte, Germany, Zazie was christened Zazie Olivia Beetz by her German father and African-American mother. Her father, Thomas was born in East Germany but he immigrated down to the United States after the Berlin wall was brought down, and there, he met his wife, Michelle, a social worker in the United States.
Zazie’s elementary education was attained in Berlin though she was brought up in Uptown Manhattan New York where she bagged a degree in French from Skidmore College. The actress’ flair for acting was born while she was at the grade school, there, she took part in community theatre and local stages. She later went on to be trained in a few theatre institutes including the Harlem School of Arts and LaGuardia Arts High School.
Before her acting debut, she was a staff at the Alexa Center, working in its H&M store. As soon as she resigned from the store to focus on her acting career, she landed a role to play in the short film, Crocotta (2013). The following year, she featured in the short movie, Beasts (2014) which later paved the way for bigger roles like her roles in movies like Applesauce (2015), Wolves (2016), Geostorm (2017), Dead pigs (2018), Deadpool (2018) and Joker (2019).
Apart from playing roles in movies, Zazie has also participated in a few television series and shows. She starred in the series Atlanta, Easy and a lot more. For her astonishing performances on set, she has added a lot of awards to her collection. She was nominated for the Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actress in 2018 for her performance in Deadpool 2 and Prime Time Emmy Awards nominated her for her performance in the comedy series, Atlanta.
Parents, Boyfriend or Husband
There is a paucity of information regarding the actress’ love life, Zazie Beetz has deliberately hidden all her love escapades from the public. To the best of our knowledge, she has not yet walked down the aisle with anyone, that rules out the fact that she may be married but we know that she may likely be in a relationship with actor David Rysdahl. The two are often seen on social media exchanging their heartfelt love for each other. In a few of her picture uploads on Instagram, she has revealed her lovey-dovey acts with the actor.
David Rysdahl on his part is also one of the pivot stars in the world of acting. He is not only an actor but also a talented writer with a unique difference. At the very young age of seven, he was featured in the movie, Children of Eden (1991). David is also a medical practitioner, he once worked as a doctor before deciding to focus on acting and writing as a career. He has written and starred in a few movies including The Revival (2017), Dead pigs (2018), The Cure (2019), among others. As aforementioned, Zazie’s parents are Thomas and Michelle Beetz.
Body Stats- Weight and Height
We don’t need to be told that the Deadpool star is a beauty to behold. Her smooth chocolate skin gives her a stunning appearance. The very hairy lady stands at 5 feet 6 inches and carries a weight of 55 kg. She has brown hair and eyes of the same colour. Zazie Beetz wears bra size 32B and measures 32-23-32 inches for her bust, waist and hips sizes respectively.