Ashton Sanders Biography
Ashton Durrand Sanders, commonly known as Ashton Sanders, is a famous American actor who is well known for his role as a teenage Chiron in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight (2006). He made his debut in The Retrieval, directed by Chris Eska. On May 11, 2013, the film had its world premiere at South by Southwest. It was released by Variance Films in a limited release on April 2, 2014.
Sanders appeared in a small role in 2015 in Straight Outta Compton. In 2016, he starred in an episode of Refinery29’s web series The Skinny. In the same year, he also starred in the drama film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins. The film had its world premiere on September 2, 2016, at the Telluride Film Festival. On October 21, 2016, the film started a limited release.
Moonlight received huge critical acclaim and also dozens of awards, including
the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture, Drama. In addition, the film received three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Ashton’s performance in the film was praised by critics as well as Benjamin Lee of The Guardian referred hs performance as “powerful.”
Moreover, Sanders co-starred opposite Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2, a sequel to the hit action film The Equalizer. He 2019, he also starred in Rupert Wyatt’s science fiction thriller Captive State, alongside Vera Farmiga and John Goodman. Additionally, Sanders played the lead role in HBO’s adaptation of the novel Native Son.
In November 2020, he was set to appear in The Things They Carried, a Vietnam war movie starring an ensemble cast. In September 2021, Sanders was cast as Bobby Brown in I Wanna Dance with Somebody, a biopic feature on Whitney Houston.
Ashton Sanders Age
Sanders is 26 years old as of 2021. He was born Ashton Durrand Sanders on
October 24, 1995, in Carson, California, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 24th of October every year, and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Ashton Sanders Family
Sanders was born and raised by his caring parents in Carson, California, the United States of America. His mom was a drug addict and required rehabilitation while his dad was a popular fashion designer.
Sanders went to Grand Arts High School in Downtown Los Angeles and graduated in 2013. Later on, he enrolled at DePaul University where he pursued BFA at The Theater School. However, after three years, in 2016, he left the college to focus on his acting career.
Ashton Sanders Partner
As of 2022, Sanders is in a romantic relationship with Kvmvni. We will update further details regarding his love life as soon as they become available.
Ashton Sanders Height
Sanders stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 145 lbs.
Ashton Sanders Net Worth
Sanders has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2022. His fortune derives from his successful career as an actor.