Iantha Richardson Biography
Iantha Richardson is an American film and television actress and dancer well known for her current role as Faith Mitchell, Will’s partner in the ABC series Will Trent. Previously, her roles of interest include, playing the constant role of Adult Tess Pearson in seasons 2,3, and 4 of the NBC series, This is Us. She was also featured on American Soul, in Freeform’s Good Trouble, and in Benny Got Shot.
Iantha Richardson Age
Richardson was born in Washington, District of Columbia, United States on June 16, 1990. Therefore as of 2022, Iantha is 32 years old.
Iantha Richardson Height
Richardson stands at a height of 1.68 m, and her weight is about 62 kg.
Iantha Richardson Family
Unfortunately, her father died and Richardson shared a series of pictures with her parents on the occasion of her father’s birthday on December 3, 2020, Instagram. On 14 May 2014, Iantha also shared a picture together with her mother on her Instagram account, wishing her a happy mother’s day.
Iantha Richardson Husband
It seems Richardson has not yet revealed who her life partner is, or perhaps, she has not yet found the love of her life. We will keep tabs and update you soon. She also has no past record of having any children or possibly has just maintained a low profile.
Iantha Richardson Career
Richardson has always had a passion for the performing arts since age 3 and was first exposed to acting while receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Fordham University and The Ailey School. In Los Angeles, she began pursuing theatrical training at various schools in the area, and apart from acting, she worked as a teacher and ballet performer. She taught after her graduation working at The Ailey School youth division and in the Harlem School for arts for 7 years. Likewise, Iantha has also worked in many other urban development art programs in society. She performed at the Lula Washington dance theatre and in the Ailey company in Memoria working with various singers and artists.
Richardson got her first break in acting in the TV series, Journey of a Goddess in 2016 as Krys Pickins alongside Ashley Curtis and Norman Towns. From 2018 to 2019, she was cast in the role of Ryan Taylor in the series Jones. The actress rose to fame after playing the main role of Tolu in Freeform’s Good Trouble from 2019 to 2022. She was also featured constantly as Adult Tess Pearson in the NBC family drama, This is Us from 2017 to 2022. In addition, Iantha has also worked as a producer and director for TV series and shorts like J’ouvert in 2022 and the drama series, Soul Ties. Moreover, Richardson made her first steps into the movie world in 2015 with a supporting role in the film Why Are You Single the Stageplay as Brandy.
Will Trent (ABC Series)
The new series Will Trent is based on the best-selling books by Karin Slaughter. It’s about a special agent Will Trent (Ramón Rodríguez) of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) with both the highest clearance rate with cases and his own way of doing things. Richardson portrays Faith Mitchell, Will’s partner in the newest ABC series Will Trent. Faith was born into a law-enforcement family and is armed with a wicked wit, and always considered herself one of the boys getting pregnant at 14. But now she’s pulled her life together to become a Detective. Her new assignment with Will is going to be her biggest challenge and knows it could be a shortcut to becoming one of the top agents at the GBI. In the ABC series that premiered on January 3, 2023, Iantha will be working with:
- Ramón Rodríguez
- Erika Christensen
- Jake McLaughlin
- Sonja Sohn
Some of Richardson’s works include Truth or Dare where she played a nurse, Benny Got Shot as Naomi in 2017, and Log Off in 2018. From 2018 to 2019, she played Ryan Taylor in the Jones, and LaShaun Johnson in None of the Above in 2021. Here are some of her notable works:
- Will Trent (Faith Mitchell, 2023)
- This is Us (Adult Tess, 2017-2022)
- Good Trouble (Tolu, 2019-2022)
- None of the Above (LaShaun Johnson, 2021)
- American Soul (Tessa Lorraine, 2019-2020)
- Jones (Ryan Taylor, 2018-2019)
- Truth or Dare (Nurse, 2017)
- Journey of a Goddess (Krys Pickins, 2016)
- Why Are You Single the Stageplay (Brandy, 2015)
Iantha Richardson’s Net Worth
Richardson’s estimated net worth is $200,000. Her primary source is her job as an actress.
Social Media Accounts
Richardson is active on social media and she posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. She has over 6000 followers on Instagram, 1000 on Facebook, and 300 on Twitter.