Asante Blackk Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Wife, Family, Images, And More

Asante Blackk Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Wife, Family, Images, And More

Asante Duah Ma'at (born October 20, 2001) is an American actor known professionally as Asante Blackk. He is best known for his role in the 2019 miniseries When They See Us, for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. He has been a series regular on the television show This Is Us since 2019, for which he received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination.

Blackk began acting as an elementary school student at the Judith P. Hoyer Montessori School. In a production of The Jungle Book, he played Mowgli. His first professional role was in "How I Learned to Be a Kid" at the Howard Theatre in Washington, after which he obtained representation. In the dramatized miniseries When They See Us, Blackk auditioned for the role of Korey Wise, one of the exonerated members of the Central Park Five, but was instead cast as 14-year-old Kevin Richardson. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the role, making him one of the youngest nominees in the award's history. He has been a series regular on This Is Us since 2019.

In Cory Finley's Landscape with Invisible Hand, he will make his film debut.

His personal life includes being the nephew of actress Samira Wiley.




Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released
2023Landscape with Invisible HandAdam Costello
Story Ave[9][10]Kadir GraysonCompleted


2019When They See UsKevin Richardson (Teen)4 episodes
2019Live in Front of a Studio AudienceMichael Evans2 episodes
2019–2022This Is UsMalik HodgesRecurring role; 18 episodes
2020Social DistanceCoreyEpisode: "Pomp and Circumstance"
2022-presentThe Proud Family: Louder and ProuderKareem (voice)Episode: "It All Started with an Orange Basketball"
2022Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music & LaughterHimselfTelevision Special [11]

Awards and nominations

2019Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited SeriesWhen They See UsNominated
Black Reel Awards for TelevisionOutstanding Supporting Actor, Limited SeriesNominated
2020Critics' Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Movie/MiniseriesNominated
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesThis Is UsNominated
Black Reel Television AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNominated

Asante Blackk Biography

Real NameAsante Blackk
Birth DateOctober 20, 2001
Age19 Years
Birth PlaceWaldorf, Maryland, USA
Sun signLibra

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimetres – 165 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  119 lbs
Chest Size35 Inches
Waist Size30 Inches
Biceps Size11 Inches
Shoe Size7 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeSlim


FatherAyize Ayize Maat
MotherAiyana Maat
SisterTwo (Akina & Akaiya Cyrah Maat)
BrotherTwo (Ayinde Maat & a Younger brother)


SchoolNorth Point High School
CollegeNot Known

Relationship Status

Marital StatusSingle
Is he Gay?No
Who is his Girlfriend?Not Known


  • Blackk is the nephew of famous actress Samira Wiley.
  • He played the role of Michael Evans in the television series Live in Front of a Studio Audience.
  • In 2019, Black was nominated for Black Reel Awards for television for his role in When They See Us.
  • In 2020, Blackk was nominated for outstanding supporting Actor in Drama Series This Is Us.
  • Blackk originally auditioned for the role of Korey Wise in When They See Us but the role was given to Jharrel Jerome.

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