Ashton Sanders

Ashton Durrand Sanders popularly known as Ashton Sanders is an American actor. Having started his career as a teen actor, he is best known for his role as Teen Chiron in the 2016 film, Moonlight. He has appeared in several films, tv shows, and short movies. Sanders starring Moonlight went on to win several accolades including 3 Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

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What is Ashton Sanders Famous For?

  • His role as Teen Chiron in the 2016 Academy Award-winning film, Moonlight. 

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Where was Ashton Sanders Born?

Ashton Sanders was born on 24 October 1995. His birth name is Ashton Durrand Sanders. His birth place is in Carson, California in the United States. He holds an American nationality. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He belongs to Black ethnicity. His religion will be updated. The identity of his parents is not available. However, some online websites wrote that his father is a fashion designer by profession and his mother was a drug addict. He attended Grand Arts High School in Downtown Los Angeles. Following his high school graduation in 2013, he attended The Theatre School at DePaul University. He studied BFA at DePaul for three years. Sanders eventually dropped out of the university in 2016 to focus on his acting career. 

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Ashton Sanders Career Timeline

  • Young Sanders started off his acting career from the 2012 short movie titled, Making Possibilities, where he appeared as Donnie. 
  • He made his film debut as Will in the 2013 drama film, The Retrieval. 
  • He starred in a minor role in the biographical drama film, Straight Outta Compton in 2015.
  • He made his television debut in a guest/minor role as a Tyler in the web series, The Skinny in 2016. 
  • He made his breakthrough after he starred as Teen Chiron in the drama film, Moonlight in 2016. 
  • Sanders starring film Moonlight went on to win numerous accolades including three Academy Awards. 
  • The movie won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali. The movie also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture. 
  • Sanders also won Astin Film Critics Association Special Honorary Award for Best Ensemble, Gotham Special Jury Award-Ensemble Performance, Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award, an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss. 

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  • He was also nominated for Black Reel Awards and Screen Actors Guild Award.
  • He appeared in 2 short films, We Home, and The Last Virgin in LA in 2016. 
  • He co-starred opposite Denzel Washington in the vigilante action thriller film The Equalizer in 2018. 
  • He starred in the short movie, The Kids Are Alright in 2018. 
  • In 2019, he appeared in 2 films, Native Son, and Captive State. 
  • He was cast as one of the main roles of Bobby/The RZA in the drama web tv series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga in 2019. 
  • He co-starred as Jahkor in the drama film, All Day and a Night in 2020.

Who is Ashton Sanders Dating?

Ashton Sanders has maintained a low profile regarding his personal life. Sanders might or might not be dating someone at present. It is sure that Sanders is unmarried to date. Any development in his relationship status, it will be updated soon. 

How Tall is Ashton Sanders?

Ashton Sanders stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 167.5 lbs i.e. 76 kg. He has a slim body build. He has a chest size of 39 inches, biceps size of 14 inches, and a waist size of 32 inches. He has light brown eyes and his hair color is black. 

What is Ashton Sanders Net Worth?

Ashton Sanders is one of the aspiring actors who made his breakthrough from the Academy Award-winning 2016 film, Moonlight. He has appeared in several movies, tv-series, and short movies. His major income comes from his acting career. Besides acting, he has modeled for Calvin Klein. His net worth will be updated soon. 

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