Lovie Simone might be new in the entertainment industry, but from the looks of it, she is bound to make it big. With the support of her mentor Oprah Winfrey and several commercial gigs, Simone is finally making a splash as an actress.
For those who are unaware, this Bronx native is a young actress in her 20s who is gaining many fans from the teen drama, The Craft. This 1990s remake looks promising with the casts.
So before Lovie breakout in the scene, you better get acquainted with this talented actress. Don’t worry, we have got you covered, from her upbringing with her twin sister to her life under her mentor.
Lovie Simone: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Lovie Simone Oppong|
|Birth Date||November 29, 1998|
|Birth Place||The Bronx, New York City, US|
|Mother’s Name||LaNise Oppong|
|Siblings||Twin sister, Younger Brother, and a sister|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (173 cm)|
|Weight||55 kgs(121 lbs)|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Who is Lovie Simone?
Lovie Simone is a young actress from the Bronx who made her acting debut in 2009 as a commercial model. Since then, Lovie has appeared in a handful of movies and shows, including one under Oprah Winfrey Network titled Greenleaf.
Does Lovie Simone have a twin sister? Where is she from?
Since her appearance as Zora in Greenleaf, the young actress has attracted many spectators, which are good for her career. Lovie Simone, whose real name is Lovie Simone Oppong, was born in the Bronx, New York City to her parents.
Simone was raised by her Ghanian father and African American mother, LaNise Oppong. Since 2010, her family consisting of her twin sister, Yorie Sabrina, and younger brother and sister, have been residing in Orange County.
Likewise, Lovie studied at an acting school in New York and ventured into the entertainment world at an early age. She has appeared in many commercials and even for JC Penny.
How old is Lovie Simone? Age and Weight Loss
Despite making a splash as a model and actress, Lovie Simone is just in her early 20s, unlike what people think. She was born on November 29, 1998, which makes her 21 years old at the moment. Also, her sign happens to be Sagittarius, who is known to be out-going, smart, and active.
Likewise, still in her prime, Lovie is brimming with talent and potential. This young actress stands at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 55 kgs. She has got a slender figure which measures 34-26-34 inches, giving her an hourglass shape.
Aside from that, Simone has got attractive black curls and stunning pair of dark eyes. In the end, her smile is what completes her look.
Who played Zora in Greenleaf?- Acting Career
Passionate about acting from an early age, Simone was discovered at her acting school in New York. It was in 2009, and Simone was just 11 at that time. Soon after signing with an agent, young Lovie began securing top gigs on commercials including the national commercial for JC Penny.
Despite being active in the entertainment industry since 2009, Simone only made her acting debut in 2016. She starred as Zora Greenleaf in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf. There she played alongside Kim Hawthrone and Lamman Rucker.
Likewise, Simone was originally cast as a recurring cast but was promoted to a regular member in the second season. By working in the series, Simone gained experience and learned a valuable lesson from her mentor, Oprah Winfrey.
Not only did she pick a few tips and hints, but she also adopted a whole new perspective on life. Lovie talked with ASOS about it and said,
“I’m very passionate and sometimes my passion looks like aggression. She told me you can be friends with anyone… With the amount of hate in the world right now, you shouldn’t have hate towards people. She taught me to spread love.”
However, it seems Oprah’s not the only mentor for her. Keith David, who plays her dad in ‘The Craft’ not only guided her but gave her best advice on acting to date as well.
“Acting shouldn’t seem like you’re acting. Since then, I put myself in that position. I think, “How would I feel if this were happening to me?” After I put myself in that perspective, I just act it out. It was a small piece of advice, but it helped me a lot.”
Thanks to that and Simone’s dedication, the young actress has definitely improved compared to her debut days. Since the Lovie has also appeared in a handful of other movies and shows. They are All Rise, Share, Selah, and the Spades; Orange Is the New Black, Blue Bloods, and Social Distance.
Moreover, her movie debut All Rise premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. For the movie, she acted alongside Jennifer Hudson and gained a lot of positive feedback as well. With this, Lovie is surely on the right track, and we will definitely see her on a more challenging character in her future projects.
Netflix fan and a YouTuber- Lovie Simone’s personal life
While the fans of most celebrities are fixated on their love and relationship, it seems Lovie’s fans are focused on her career. Not only that but Simone also keeps connected with her fans through social media. Recently she has been updating her YouTube channel that has many followers.
Unlike others, she makes various content on makeup and hair and shares tutorials on them. If you are a fan of Lovie and makeup as a whole, then the channel might be a better choice for you folks.
However, if she is not updating on the YouTube channel, then Simone is probably spending her time binge-watching on Netflix. Apparently, Simone is a huge Netflix fan and keeps glued to it to watch new and anticipated movies and shows.
“I watch Criminal Minds, and I watch a whole bunch of movies. I like Stranger Things: The Get Down, Bob’s Burgers, so pretty much anything that is streaming on Netflix.”
She admitted while talking with Information Cradle. So, it seems Simone is just youngsters like us who want to watch Netflix and chill.
Net Worth and Income
By now, we know that Simone is active as an actress and model. Because of her successful career, we are sure she earns ample amount, enough to live a luxurious life in the states as well.
But the young actress has not revealed any details when it comes to her income and salary. Hence, her net worth as of now is still unknown. It seems her net worth as of 2020 is still under review.
Where can you find Lovie Simone?
Instagram– 195k Followers
Twitter– 16.6k Followers