Nafessa Williams Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career

Nafessa Williams Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career

Nafessa Williams Net Worth 2020 – The energetic and rising American actress, Nafessa Williams is the TV’s first black lesbian superhero. She portrayed the role of the superhero, Anissa Pierce in 2018’s TV series, Black Lightning. She not only received wide fame but also earns an impressive salary. Moreover, her works helped her to get nominated for the Teen Choice Awards.

Quick Facts of Nafessa Williams

Full Name Nafessa Williams
Date of Birth 1989 /12 /04
Marital Status Single
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Active Year 2011–present
Eye colour Black
Hair colour Black
Height 5′ 4½” (1.64 m)
Weight 56 kg
Education Robert E. Lamberton High School, West Chester University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Horoscope Sagittarius


Nafessa Williams was born on the 4th December 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, of African-American ancestry. For now, Nafessa hasn’t revealed the names and vocations of her parents, and whether she has any siblings or not.


Her early education can be traced back to Robert E. Lamberton High School while her higher education was attained at the West Chester University where she bagged a degree in Criminal Justice.


She was an intern in the homicide unit of the District Attorney’s Office.

Nafessa made her acting debut in the soap opera “One Life to Live” in 2011, and the same year her film debut with the lead role in Meek Mill’s film “Streets”. She continued with minor roles, such as in another soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” in 2012, while in 2015 she had a notable role in the drama film “Brotherly Love”.

Nafessa continued to improve her skills which resulted in new roles, and it was in 2016 that she portrayed Dr. Charlotte Piel in the TV drama series “Code Black”.

Hard work and dedication started paying off for Nafessa, when she first portrayed Toya in the drama film “Burning Sands” in 2017, starring Trevor Jackson, Tosin Cole and DeRon Horton, and then joined the cast of the legendary series “Twin Peaks” as Jade, in which she appeared for three episodes.

Her next project was as Sahirah in the drama film “True to the Game”, starring Erica Peeples, Misan Akuya and George Arvantidis, however, it was only recently that Nafessa achieved fame, when she was chosen for the double role of Anissa Pierce/Thunder in the new DC Entertainment series “Black Lightning”, starring Cress Williams and China Anne McClain.

So far, she has featured in 26 episodes and has already become a star of the series, alongside Cress Williams. Thanks to her newfound fame, Nafessa has conducted interviews about her character with a number of magazines, including Elle.

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Williams’ net worth is as high as $800,000,

Social Media

Follow him on Instagram@nafessawilliams