The Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins who is the screenwriter and director of “Moonlight,” has always been appreciated for his talent for having an eye on the actors and actresses for starring in his movies. In his new upcoming film If Beale Street Could Talk – an adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel – he has featured a newcomer, Kiki Layne who’ll be playing Tish – a pregnant wife who tries to get her husband out of jail before giving birth to their child.
The movie is set to premiere on 9th September at the Toronto International Film Festival. People are looking forward to knowing her much better. So, who is Kiki Layne dating? Are you keen to know who Kiki Layne boyfriend is? Today, let’s have an insight of Kiki Layne wiki facts, bio, boyfriend, dating, age, height, family, and parents.
Kiki Layne Boyfriend and Dating Affair
Many people are interested to know about Kiki Layne dating affair. Despite being a young movie star today, she has managed to maintain her dating life out of the public eye. Well, it looks like Kiki is single and focused on her career.
We can find Kiki’s photo with Ashton Durrand Sanders on her instagram. She has stated herself being overwhelmed to work out with her classmate, Ashton in their upcoming movie “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
As Kiki was out of the limelight before, it’s harder to find something relevant to her dating affair. She is even not much active on social accounts which helps her to stay low-key. But as Kiki has started gaining reputation, we hope she’ll be soon revealing her dating status and mention the name of her secret boyfriend if she has one.
Kiki Layne Movies and TV shows
Kiki faced many ups and downs in her life while chasing her dream but eventually supervised herself to overpower it. She moved to Chicago to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the Theatre School from DePaul University. Then, she started as a stage performer and was very good at it.
Kiki began her acting career on TV shows as a series regular in “Untitled Lena Waithe Project” and as a guest star in NBC’s “Chicago Med.” She even played the role of storyteller in Arabian Nights and Rachel Robinson in Jackie and Me. She also played the role of godmother in the theatre of “Cinderella.”
Layne had a lead role in a short movie named Veracity. In 2017, she was nominated for Best Featured Actress for her role as Prism in “Octagon.” She got chance to work with her homie Ashton Durrand Sanders, offered by Berry Jenkins as a lead role in the movie, “If Beale Street Could Talk.” She is also featured in the movie “Captive State” directed by Rupert Wyatt, which will release on 2019. She is also starring in “Native Son” based on the novel written by Suzan- Lori Parks.
Kiki Layne Wiki – Bio: Age, Parents, Family, Height
Kiki Layne was born in 1992, in Los Angeles, the United States to her African-American parents. Her parents raised her in Cincinnati. When Layne was 7 years old, she proclaimed that she wanted to sing and act. So, her mother helped her enroll in the Theatre School.
Layne studied acting at DePaul University (Performing Arts High School) located in Chicago in 2014. She completed DIPLOMA in General studies from School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Though Kiki hasn’t shared her exact birthdate, her current age is 26. Along with her very ultimate acting, she is also a dynamic singer as well as a model.
Kiki belongs to African-American ethnicity and has a towering height of 5 feet 9 inches. She weighs about 140 lbs. She has brown eyes and shoulder length black hair.
Layne is a beauty in black having brown eyes and dark black shoulder-length hair.