|Real Name||Arséma Angela Adeoluwayemi Thomas.|
|In Spotlight for||Queen Charlotte A Bridgerton Story.|
|Age||28 years old.|
|Birth Date||June 19, 1994.|
|Birth Place||Nairobi, Kenya.|
|Ethnicities||Mixed | African Descent.|
|Parents||Mother: Nardos Bekele-Thomas.|
Father: Adebisi Babatunde Thomas.
|Height||In feet: 5' 5".|
In centimeters: 165 cm.
In meters: 1.65 m.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
|Alumni||Carnegie Mellon [Bachelor of Arts, 2012-2016].|
Yale University [Master of Public Health, 2016-2018].
Cours Florent [Acting in English, 2018-2019].
RADA [Acting Shakespeare, 2019].
LAMDA [MFA Professional Acting, 2020-2022].
|Net worth||$ 391.87 k.|
Queen Charlotte A Bridgerton Story Actor Arsema Thomas Wiki | Bio
Arsema Thomas (age: 28, June 19, 1994) is an American actor who has been capturing the hearts of audiences since she landed a role in the highly anticipated Netflix series, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.” In this remarkable new series, Arsema plays the pivotal role of “Young Agatha Danbury,” a character that has propelled her to newfound stardom and critical acclaim.
Although she had been working in the industry for some time before her big break, her portrayal of “Young Agatha Danbury” truly put her on the map.
However, Thomas’s journey to success was not easy. Before landing the role in “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” she had struggled to find her breakthrough role. Thomas made her acting debut with a minor role in the 2022 film “Redeeming Love” where she played “Rebecca.” However, despite her excellent performance, the role did not bring her the recognition she deserved.
Arsema Thomas Early Life, Parents & Education
Arsema Thomas was born on June 19, 1994, in the vibrant city of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, to her mother, Nardos Bekele-Thomas, who hails from Ethiopia, and a Nigerian father Adebisi Babatunde Thomas. She grew up in a multicultural family and was exposed to different cultures from a young age, giving her a unique life perspective.
She has a younger sister named Abigail Thomas, and the family has lived in multiple countries, including India, Comoros, Kenya, Togo, Uganda, and Benin. Her multicultural upbringing gave her a unique perspective on life and the ability to communicate fluently in English, French, Yoruba, Spanish, and Amharic.
She completed her high school education at Linden Hall. She initially planned to pursue a career in global public health, which was her passion from an early age.
Despite her initial plans to pursue a career in public health, Arsema’s love for the arts never faded. She completed a Summer Shakespeare Acting Course at Yale University in 2014 and a Summer Film Course at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2017, where she honed her acting skills.
During that time, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biophysics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016. Arsema continued her education by pursuing a Master of Public Health from Yale University in 2018, with a focus on chronic disease epidemiology.
Arsema Thomas Acting Career
Thomas’ journey to becoming an actor was not a conventional one. After completing her Master’s degree in Public Health, she planned to attend the Conservatory for Actors at Yale University.
However, a tragic event in her life changed her course. She lost her father to Lou Gehrig’s disease, which made her realize that life is too short not to pursue her dreams.
Arsema started by taking short courses at some of the world’s top acting schools, including the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Cours Florent in Paris, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.
In 2018, She got her first role as Leila in Nightwatcher short film, but that was not enough for her, so she did more hard work; after that, she got the chance to make her landing as Christie in the Pilot episode of 2021 released series “One Touch.”
Her talent was recognized, and she was accepted into the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Acting in 2022.
Her dedication and hard work soon paid off when she landed her debut feature film role as Rebecca in Redeeming Love, which premiered in 2022. This breakthrough role helped put her on the map and led to even bigger opportunities, and in the same year, she booked the role of young Lady Danbury in the highly anticipated Netflix period drama prequel Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.
Arsema Thomas FAQs
Ques: Who is Arsema Thomas’s Boyfriend?
Ans: Arsema has not disclosed.
Ques: Who played Young Agatha Danbury in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story?
Ans: Arsema Thomas.
Ques: What is Arsema Thomas Height?
Ans: Thomas is 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Ques: Who is Arsema Thomas’s mother?
Ans: Nardos Bekele-Thomas.