The multi-talented, Dawnn Lewis is an American award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress who gained recognition for her work in Sister Act: The Musical. Well, she is also best known for her role Jaleesa Vinson–Taylor on the NBC television sitcom A Different World.
Apart from working in the series, she also composed the theme song with Bill Cosby and Stu Gardne.
Let’s go and grab the additional information related to her Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Career, Family, and so on from this article. Stay tuned.
Dawnn Lewis’ Bio-Wiki & Career
Dawnn Lewis was born on 13 August 1961 as Dawnn J. Lewis, under the zodiac sign Leo. She was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.A. and holds American nationality. She is of mixed (African-American and Guyanese) ethnicity.
At the age of 16, she graduated from the High School of Music and Art in New York City. Later, she majored in musical theatre with a minor in journalism at the University of Miami, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree, cum laude.
Talking about her career, she appeared for the first five of the six-season run as Jaleesa Vinson, from 1987-1992. Additionally, she has appeared in Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper alongside Mark Curry and Holly Robinson.
In 2010, she performed a minor recurring role as Lauren’s mother in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Moreover, she has voiced Malora in Strange Frame in 2012 and in 2017, Dawnn provided the voice of Maybelle Mundy in the film Bunyan and Babe.
At present, she is n voicing Netflix’s on The Chief animated Carmen Sandiego.
Dawnn Lewis’ Age & Family
Born under the zodiac sign Leo in 1961, Dawnn Lewis is 58 years of age as of 2019. She was born to African-American and Guyanese parents Carl Lewis (father) and Joyce Lewis (mother) in Brooklyn, New York. No information about her siblings is updated.
Dawnn Lewis’ Net Worth
Lewis’s net worth is reported to be around $4 million, as of 2019. The actress successfully made such a hefty worth from her thriving career as an actress, singer, and songwriter.
Besides, an actress in America receives around $39.84per hour and $50,235 in annually. Further, a musician makes around $18.09 per hour and receives somewhere around $46,571 in a year. So, Lewis might be paid in somewhere between.
One of Lewis musical comedy-drama movie Dreamgirls collected $154.8 million at the worldwide box office against a budget of $80 million. Her next film, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) produced on a budget of $3 million accumulated $13 million at the box office.
Dawnn Lewis’ Personal Life: Married & Divorce
Moving to Dawnn’s personal life, she was once married to Johnny Newman, but, the couple filed for divorce after two years of their marriage. Lewis and Johnny tied the knot in the presence of their respective families and relatives in December 2004.
Unfortunately, due to irreconcilable differences, their marriage did not last long and officially separated in 2006. Moreover, the duo didn’t have any children together.
She is single at the moment. Currently, she appears enjoying spending some quality time with her family and friends. We hope the skilled musician finds someone suitable for her life.
Dawnn Lewis’ Height
Dawnn Lewis has maintained her body perfect shape but her exact body measurement is missing. She stands tall at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm. And she has black eyes and hairs.