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From Tall Girl To Stargirl: Seven Interesting Facts About 16-Year-old Anjelika Washington

Shrijan Thu Jan 09 2020
From Tall Girl To Stargirl: Seven Interesting Facts About 16-Year-old Anjelika Washington

Anjelika Washington might be a teenager, but her status as one of the hottest up-and-comers in showbiz belies her 16 years. Already an established name, courtesy of her breakthrough role in the Netflix rom-com Tall Girl, she has also made numerous appearances in TV shows like Shameless, Runaways, and Young Sheldon.  

Washington went from Tall Girl to Stargirl and is cast as a series regular in the upcoming DC Comics superhero TV series.

We countdown seven essential facts about the 16-year-old American actress Anjelika Washington. 

7. Broke Through With The Netflix Rom-com Tall Girl  

Despite debuting in 2014, Anjelika would go on to find mainstream prominence as part of the 2019 Netflix romantic comedy movie Tall Girl. 

Anjelika Washington as Fareeda in Tall Girl alongside lead Ava Michelle
Anjelika Washington as Fareeda in Tall Girl alongside lead Ava Michelle

Source: IMDb

Anjelika plays Fareeda, the best friend of the titular character Jodi Kreyman, played by Ava Michelle. 

6. She Is Not That Tall

Washington became famous following her breakthrough role as Fareeda in the 2019 Netflix rom-com, Tall Girl.

Despite performing in a movie called Tall Girl, Anjelica is herself not that tall. By normal standards, she is actually short. Her résumé bills her at being exactly 5 feet or 152cm.

5. Cast As A Series Regular In Stargirl

Anjelika landed a series regular gig with the ongoing superhero television show, Stargirl, based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Although her role has not been disclosed as of yet, she is set to appear as a regular in the series starring Brec Bassinger and Yvette Monreal as the titular character.

In an interview, Anjelika talked about her upcoming role:

"...it has been like a dream come true to play a superhero. My character is under wraps. I can tell you I am part of the Justice Society of America (JSA); I can’t tell you who I am."

4. Washington Was A Cheerleader In High School

Anjelika was a cheerleader in high school. She took part in national cheer tournaments representing her high school. 

The discipline and dedication that she learned as a cheerleader contributed to her present-day work ethic and passion for the movies.

3. The Young Actor Has Performed In Theatre

Washington juggled a successful high-school career as a cheerleader while also pursuing her true passion for acting. 

While in her junior year of high school, she happened upon a theater course and fell in love. While performing in cheer competitions, she was also performing Shakespeare in theatres. 

2. Appeared In TV Series Like Shameless, Runaways, And Young Sheldon 

Washington is a noted television actress. 

Anjelika as Libby in Young Sheldon
Anjelika as Libby in Young Sheldon

Source: IMDb

She has made appearances in numerous television series, most notable of which are the comedy-drama TV series Shameless, the sci-fi-action-drama TV series Runaways, and the sitcom Young Sheldon. 

1. Net Worth Of $100k

Considering Anjelika is only a teenager, her net worth of $100k is doubly impressive. Hot off of an incredibly successful 2019, she is set to have another successful year in 2020, with recurring roles in the TV series, Stargirl.  

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