Ashton Sanders - Biography

Last Modified: May 4, 2020

Ashton Sanders
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Mooonlight
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 24, 1995 (age 25)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ashton Durrand Sanders
Birth Place: Inglewood, California, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Grand Arts High School
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 76 kg (167.55 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ashton Sanders?

Ashton Sanders is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for portraying Teen Chiron in the 2016 film Mooonlight, which had won the Academy Award. Other appearances include in films Native Son, All Day and a Night, Untitled Fred Hampton project.

Ashton Sanders (Image: anothermanmag)

Ashton Sanders – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ashton Sanders’ birth took place on October 24, 1995, in Inglewood, California, USA, and was raised in Carson, California. He was born as Ashton Durrand Sanders to fashion designer father who was very supportive oh his career choice. The identity of his mother and siblings is not shared with the public.

Education, Ethnicity

For education Ashton Sanders attended Grand Arts High School, graduating in 2013. He attended The Theatre School at DePaul University to earn BFA bur dropped out after three years to focus on his career. His ethnicity is African-American.

Ashton Sanders – Girlfriend, Relationship

Sanders is rumored to be dating kvmvni but neither has confirmed their relationship. There have been no records of his former girlfriends/partners.

Ashton Sanders – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Sanders’ net worth and annual salary is under review.

Ashton Sanders – Career

Early Days

Growing up in an African-American community Ashton Sanders had a hard time expressing his artistic side as most were into sports. His debut role was in the short film Making Possibilities (2012) followed by roles in The Retrieval (2013) as Will and in a minor role in 2015’s Straight Outta Compton. 

Finally, in 2016 Sanders was cast as teen Chiron in Moonlight, which is his breakthrough role.

Ashton Sanders as teen Chiron in Moonlight (Image: The Film Stage)

Movies, Series

Since then Ashton Sanders has portrayed characters in numerous movies The Equalizer 2 (2018), The Kids Are Alright (2018), Native Son (2019), Captive State (2019), All Day and a Night (2020), and Untitled Fred Hampton project. Moreover, he has also had an appearance on TV series The Skinny (2016) as Tyler and is a series regular in Wu-Tang: An American Saga as Bobby/The RZA.

Co-stars

On All Day and a Night, Ashton Sanders has starred alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Christopher Meyer, Jeffrey Wright, Regina Taylor.

Ashton Sanders, Jeffery Wright in All Day and a Night (Image: )

Ashton Sanders – Awards, Nominations

In the year 2016 Ashton Sanders has been nominated for two Black Reel Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and won Austin Film Critics Association Special Honorary Award, Gotham Special Jury Award, Ensemble Performance Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award.

Ashton Sanders – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handle Instagram Ashton Sanders is followed by several hundred thousand followers but seems to be absent from Twitter and Facebook. Also, he is reluctant in sharing moments of his personal life on the global platform.

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