Tracie Thoms

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Tracie Thoms is an Emmy-nominated American actress, singer, and stage performer. Tracie Thoms is best known for her roles in Rent, Cold Case, The Devil Wears Prada, Death Proof, and the Fox television series Wonderfalls, which aired for a short time.

Early Life and Childhood

Tracie Thoms was born on August 19, 1975, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States her age is 47 years as of 2022 and Thoms is a naturalized American citizen and Christian by religion.

Similarly, her birth name is Tracie Nicole Thoms and her birth sign is Leo. She has received a lot of family support to succeed in her career.

She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Donald H. Thoms, a Vice President of Programming at PBS and a television director, and her mother Mariana Davis. Thoms has a younger brother, Austin.

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Caption: Tracie Thoms with her father. Source: Instagram

Tracie Thoms – Education

Talking about her educational background, Thoms began studying acting at the age of ten and later attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. Howard University awarded her a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1997. She then studied drama at the Juilliard School as a member of Group 30 (1997-2001), alongside actors Lee Pace and Anthony Mackie.

Career and Professional Life

Thoms is best known for playing Mahendra McGinty in the television series Wonderfalls. She also played Sasha in the US version of the show. After three episodes, the show As If was canceled.

Moreover, she joined the cast of the CBS crime drama Cold Case in 2005 as homicide detective Kat Miller. Thoms has also appeared as a guest on Law & Order and The Shield. Thoms has appeared in several films, most notably the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rent, in which she plays Joanne Jefferson, a lawyer and Maureen Johnson’s lover (Idina Menzel).

She took over for Fredi Walker, who played Joanne in the original Broadway production of Rent but was deemed too old to reprise the role at the age of 43. Thoms was a fan of the show before being cast as Joanne, having seen it on Broadway several times.

She appeared in the Comedy Central films Porn ‘n Chicken in 2002 and Brother to Brother and The Warrior Class in 2004. Thoms played Lily in the 2006 film adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada. Thoms debuted on Broadway in Regina Taylor’s Drowning Crow.

Similarly, The Oedipus Plays (The Shakespeare Theater), Up Against the Wind (New York Theater Workshop), A Raisin in the Sun (Baltimore CenterStage), Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Missouri Rep), The Exonerated (Off Broadway’s The Culture Project), and The Antigone Project (The Women’s Project) are among her off-Broadway and regional credits.

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Caption: Tracie Thoms featuring in a movie. Source: Instagram

More about Tracie Thoms’s Career

In the fall of 2010, she performed in Los Angeles in the concert revue For The Record: Quentin Tarantino, presented by ROCKLEA for Show at Barre. It aired from August 12, 2010, to October 30, 2010, and starred Jenna Leigh Green, Autumn Reeser, Ty Taylor, and Audra Mae among others.

In addition, Thoms appeared in the 2014 remake of Annie as Annie’s “fake mother,” a character based on the original musical’s Lily St. Regis. In 2016, she played Dr. Charlotte in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Falsettos.

Brand Endorsements

Thoms has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

Thoms was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series in 2016 for “Send Me: An Original Web Series,” which debuted on BET.com.

Tracie Thoms – Net Worth 2022

Tracie Thoms is an Emmy-nominated American actress who has earned a considerable income from her work. Thoms’s estimated net worth is around $1.2 million. Also, Thoms’s annual salary is $250k per year and her source of income is mainly her acting profession.

Relationship Status

Tracie Thoms may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Thoms hasn’t been married before and has no past relationships or engagements.

Moreover, Thoms has no children and it is seen that Thoms is quite happy being single at the moment. Similarly, there is no indication on Thoms’s social media that she is in a relationship.

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Caption: Tracie Thoms in a show. Source: Instagram

Scandal

Thoms hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies. Also, Thoms avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her professional acting career.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Thoms is 5 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 55kg. Similarly, Thoms’s body measurement is 34-27-34 inches and her eyes and hair color are black. Also, Thoms’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US).

Social Media

Thoms is very active on Instagram. She has 125k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @traciethoms. Similarly, her Twitter handles @traciethoms is followed by 84k followers. Her Facebook account is @tracie.thoms and has 22k followers.