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Ashton Sanders Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ashton Durrand Sanders
Place Of Birth
Carson , USA
28 years old
Birth Date
October 24 1995

Ashton Sanders Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
DePaul University
Net Worth
Current Partner

About Ashton Sanders 

Ashton Sanders is a famous American actor.

Ashton Sanders is won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a teenage boy in the famous movie, 'Moonlight'. Throughout his career, Sanders has been seen in numerous movies and television roles.

The first movie director that Ashton Sanders ever worked with was Chris Eska. He made his debut in the film industry with a movie named 'The Retrieval', produced by Variance Films and released in 2014. Sanders has also been part of a web series, named 'Refinery 29s: The Skinny', in which he appeared in one episode.

Ashton Sanders has won many awards for his work in the entertainment industry, but 'Moonlight' was undeniably his most successful project. This movie earned him a Golden Globe Award and Academy Awards.

Keep reading to learn more about the life and career of American actor, Ashton Sanders, including his birthday and net worth!

Ashton Sanders' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ashton Sanders’ net worth?

Through his work in the movie industry, Ashton Sanders has earned a net worth of around $2.5 million as of 2022.

How much does Ashton Sanders earn per year?

Ashton Sanders' exact annual income is not known and it will likely vary, depending on the different projects in which he is involved.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ashton Sanders?

Ashton Sanders is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Ashton Sanders?

Ashton Sanders was born on October 24, 1995, in Carson, California. He is currently 26 years old and will turn 27 in October 2022.

Childhood And Education

Ashton Sanders was born and brought up in Carson, California. Not much is known about his parents or the kind of upbringing that he had. It also remains unknown as to whether or not he has any siblings.

Ashton Sanders attended the Grand Arts High School. After graduating from this institution, he went on to study at the Theatre School of DePaul University. He pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at this prestigious institution, when he decided to focus on his acting career instead of his education, so he didn't finish college.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ashton Sanders dating?

Ashton Sanders is dating Kvmvni. The actor usually prefers to keep details about his personal life to himself. For this reason, the timeline of his romantic relationship with Kvmvni is not known.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ashton Sanders made his film debut in 2014, in the movie, 'The Retrieval', directed by Chris Eska. Even though his film debut was a well-acclaimed performance, Ashton Sanders is best known for his performance in the movie, 'Moonlight'. In this Academy Award winning movie, Ashton Sanders famously played the role of a teenager named Chiron. 'Moonlight' was directed by Barry Jenkins. The world premiere of the movie was held at the Telluride Film Festival in 2016 and the release made thereafter was limited.

For his spectacular acting in 'Moonlight', Ashton Sanders was presented with a plethora of awards from many organizations. He worked alongside Mahershala Ali in the movie, who won a Best Supporting Actor award. Ashton Sanders won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his powerful performance. At the same time, Ashton Sanders also received incredible reviews from the most well-regarded critics in the field.

Ashton Sanders has also had the opportunity to work alongside Denzel Washington, when he was cast in a supporting role in the movie, 'The Equalizer 2'. Ashton Sanders also played the role of Bobby Diggs in the series, 'Wu-Tang: The American Saga'.

Ashton Sanders has been a part of an extensive list of other movies and television projects. Some of the other movies in which he has been involved include 'Straight Outta Compton' (2015), 'Dead Women Walking' (2018), 'Captive State' (2019), 'Native Son' (2019), 'All Day and a Night' (2020), and 'Judas and the Black Messiah' (2021).

He also appeared in a music video in 2018, for the song, 'The Kids Are Alright', by Chloe x Halle. In 2022, Sanders lent his voice to the character, College Kareem, in 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder'.

Sanders is also known for his fashion sense and has been involved in modeling projects. He attended the Met Gala in 2022, where his outfit was highly regarded. He often posts his modeling photos to his Instagram account.

What awards has Ashton Sanders won?

Ashton Sanders has won a number of awards in his career as an American actor. Most of the awards that he has been given, were for his performance in 'Moonlight'. He received an Academy award and a Golden Globe award for this performance. The movie won Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor, given to Mahershala Ali.

Other Interesting Ashton Sanders Facts And Trivia

  • Ashton Sanders was born on October 24, 1995, in Carson, California. He is currently 26 years old and will turn 27 in October 2022.
  • 'Moonlight' was nominated for and won many awards. The movie won Academy Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.
  • Ashton Sanders' debut movie, 'The Retrieval', was released in April 2014.
  • Ashton Sanders was a student of the Theatre School of DePaul University, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
  • Some of the movies that Ashton Sanders has been part of include 'All Days And A Night', 'Native Son', 'Captive State', 'The Retrieval', 'Moonlight', and 'Equalizer 2'.
  • Ashton Sanders was born and raised in Carson, California. His school was located in Los Angeles, California.
  • Benjamin Lee, of 'The Guardian', said that Sanders' performance in 'Moonlight' was 'incredible'.
  • Ashton Sanders is active on Instagram and can be found under the handle, @ashtondsanders. He currently has over 580,000 followers on his Instagram account, where he posts modeling photos to his page.

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Written By
Shirin Biswas

<p>With a degree in English from Amity University, Noida, Shirin has won awards for oratory, acting, and creative writing. She has a wealth of experience as an English teacher, editor, and writer, having previously worked at Quizzy and Big Books Publishing. Her expertise lies in editing study guides for children and creating engaging content.</p>

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