Saniyya Sidney - Updated Sep 2023

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Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney is an American actress known for featuring in King Richard. Saniyya Sidney has worked in films like Fences, Fast Color, and Hidden Figures.

Early life

On c. As of now, she was born on October 30, 2006, and is just 15 years old and her sun sign is Scorpio. She was born to her mother named Malik Sidney and her father’s identity is not known. In addition, her mother is an American film producer.

Similarly, she has 2 siblings named Cameron Sidney and Tremaine Michelle. Besides that, there are no data regarding her educational background. Also, as per her age, she seems to be attending her schools and pursuing her education.

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Caption: Saniyya Sidney with her mother. Source: Instagram

Career and Acheivements

In the year 2012, Saniyya Sidney began her acting career and starred in minor roles. Firstly, she was seen playing the role of Amity in the short horror film The Babysitters. Moving on, she next made a guest appearance as Kizzy Waller in the miniseries Roots. Soon, she landed in a  horror television series American Horror Story: Roanoke.

In the series, she was spotted playing the recurring role of Flora Harris. Flora Harris was the biggest breakthrough in her career. Therefore, both were played in 2016. Later on, she played the role of Raynell Maxson and starred in the period drama film Fences.

Besides that, she landed in the biographical drama film Hidden Figures. Therefore, she played the character of Constance Johnson, and it was released in December 2016.

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Caption: Saniyya Sidney with her co-star. Source: Getty Image

Finally, she earned nominations for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble. Likewise, she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance. Both of the nominations were done by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Moving on, she played the role of Lila, the daughter of Ruth, in her next star in the superhero film Fast Color. Hence, the film was a world premiere at the South by Southwest film festival on March 10, 2018.

More about her career

Finally, she was cast in the lead role of Amy Bellafonte in the Fox series The Passage, in January 2019. Fortunately, her performance in the film was critically acclaimed. The series was canceled after one season. In the same year, She landed the role of Riley, in the same year.

Thus, it was for the Netflix comedic special Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History. After a long time, the series was finally released in February. In that year2021, she appeared in the biographical drama film, King Richard. She was seen playing Venus Williams, a daughter of Richard Williams, alongside Will Smith.

In addition, Variety magazine praised her for “handling both the dramatic and athletic dimensions of their characters across a span of approximately three years.” Including nominations for the Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, she earned several awards. Likewise, she earned the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer.

Later on, she was prepared to appear in The First Lady for Showtime as Sasha Obama. She was roped to play Claudette Colvin in the drama film Spark, in January 2022. Thus, the drama was directed by Anthony Mackie, which is his directorial debut.

Saniyya Sidney – Net worth 2023

Saniyya Sidney as a child actress has been earning a good amount of money. In addition, her total net amount of her is $70 million. Undoubtedly, 15 year old has been living a luxurious and lavish life.

Personal life

At the age of 15, Saniyya Sidney is possibly single. In addition, she is very young to be in a relationship and have boyfriends. As per the sources, she is not dating and seeing anyone. Undoubtedly, she has been perceiving her career goals along with her education.

Body measurement

Saniyya Sidney is very pretty and beautiful. She has a pretty good height of 5 feet 5 inches and her body weight is yet to be revealed. Moreover, her body statistics like chest size, shoe size, and waist are not disclosed.  Thus, she has a brown complexion body and black hair, and brown pairs of eyes.

Saniyya Sidney – Social media

She has her verified Instagram account named @saniyaasidney, with 91k followers. Also, in her Twitter account named @SaniyyaSidney, she has 7,064 followers.