May 17, 1984
38 years old
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
36-28-38 in | 91.5-71-96.5 cm
68 kg | 150 lbs
Lena Waithe was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on May 17, 1984, is an American actress.
Young Lena Waithe began her career as an assistant to the executive producer of sitcom Girlfriends, in Los Angeles.
She made her big screen debut in science fiction action adventure film Ready Player One (2018) in role as Aech / Helen.
She got her television debut in HBO comedy drama series The Comeback (2014) in episode "Valerie Faces the Critics", in role as Summer.
Lena's breakthrough performance came as Denise in Netflix comedy drama television series Master of None (2015-2021).
How tall is Lena Waithe and what is her weight? Lena Waithe's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 150 іn pоunds or 68 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Lena Waithe is 38 years old.
Lena Waithe net worth is around 8 million dollars.
Lena Waithe body measurements are bust-waist-hip 36-28-38 in inches or 91.5-71-96.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best on Screen Team for her role as Aech / Helen in science fiction action adventure film Ready Player One (2018).
She played Brook-Lynne in satirical comedy horror film Bad Hair (2020).
She voiced Officer Specter in animated urban fantasy adventure movie Onward (2020).
She wrote and produced romantic drama film Queen & Slim (2020) for which she won the Black Film Critics Circle Award and was nominated for the St. Louis Film Critics Association for Best Original Screenplay.
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and Gotham Audience Award for her role as P. Ninny in Netflix comedy drama television series Dear White People (2018).
She was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award and NAACP Image Award for Writing - Comedy Series for Netflix comedy drama television series Master of None (2015- ) also for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for episode "Thanksgiving".
She played Ash in HBO science fiction Western and dystopian television series Westworld (2020).
She is creator of Showtime drama series The Chi (2018– ) also starred in role as Camille Hallaway.
She is creator of BET comedy series Boomerang (2019– ) and Twenties (2020– ).
She is executive producer of horror anthology series Them (2021– ).
Attended Evanston Township High School.
Studied at Turner-Drew Elementary Language Academy and Chute Middle School in Illinois.
Graduated from Columbia College Chicago (2006), with a degree in Cinema and Television Arts.
Has an older sister.
Has African-American ancestry.
She is a lesbian.
She started dating content executive Alana Mayo in 2015, the couple got married in 2019, and they had separated after two months of marriage.