Rutina Wesley is an American actress who was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was featured in David Hare’s Broadway play The Vertical Hour, in Dec 2006. She made her on-screen debut as the main character in the film How She Move, in 2007. She was cast as the lead character Nova Bordelon in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series Queen Sugar, in 2016.
Her notable roles includes, How She Move, California Winter, The Championship Rounds, 13 Sins, Last Weekend, The Perfect Guy, Broad Squad, Last Looks, Live and Let Die, Stucco, Outsiders and many more.
Rutina Wesley Height | How Much She Weigh?
Rutina Wesley height is 5 feet 4 inches tall or 1.66 m or 166 cm. She weighs around 61 Kg or 132 lbs. Her body measurements are 36-29-40 inches. She wears a bra cup size of 36 B.
Rutina Wesley Parents | Father & Mother
Rutina Wesley’s father name is, Ivery Wheeler, is a professional tap dancer. She is very close to her father and mother. Moreover, her mother name is, Cassandra Wesley, was a showgirl.
She has a strong bond with them and is always willing to confide in them and seek their advice. She also looks up to them for guidance and values their opinion. Growing up, she had a positive relationship with them and was able to have meaningful conversations with them as she got older. As a result of their positive relationship and the trust she has in them, she has been able to open up to them and rely on them for emotional support, which has strengthened their bond even more.
In high school, she studied at the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts, and she also studied dance at the West Las Vegas Arts Center and Simba Studios. As soon as Wesley received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance in 2001, her grandmother suggested that she enrol in a nursing course as a fallback job, but she insisted on pursuing her artistic education instead.
As an undergraduate student at the Juilliard School, she enrolled in 2001, graduated in May 2005 (Group 34), and spent a summer at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as part of her studies.
Rutina Wesley Husband
Rutina Wesley was married with husband named, married her former Juilliard classmate Jacob Fishel, an actor. After separating in July, Wesley filed for divorce on August 16, 2013, citing irreconcilable differences.
In addition to this, she announced her partnership to Shonda, a chef from New Orleans, in 2017. Moreover, they later broke up in 2019.
Rutina Wesley Net Worth
What is the net worth of Rutina Wesley? Acting is her main source of income. She works as an actor for film, television, and theatre productions and receives a salary for her performances. Additionally, she sometimes works as a model for commercials and print ads, which also brings in income. Her net worth is $5 M, as of 2023.
Rutina Wesley In The Last of Us (TV series)
Rutina Wesley casts as Maria, In The Last of Us (TV series), the leader of a settlement in Jackson, Wyoming. In the games, Maria is played by Ashley Scott. Moreover, the other casts members in the shows are, Ashley Johnson as Anna, Jeffrey Pierce as Perry, Troy Baker as James, a senior member of a group of settlers and many more.