Caila Marsai Martin is an American actress, best known for her role as Diane Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish. In 2019, Martin starred in the comedy film Little, which she also produced, becoming the youngest person ever to produce a studio film. The same year, Time magazine named her on its “Time 100 Next”.
Marsai Martin Biography
|Full Name||Caila Marsai Martin|
|Age||17 years old|
|Date Of Birth||August 14, 2004|
|Birth Place||Plano, Texas, United States|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (157.5 cm)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Marsai Martin Net Worth
As of 2022, Marsai Martin’s net worth is estimated $4 million. She is one of the highest-paid young actors in Hollywood and is considered the youngest African-American producer in the industry. She reportedly makes more than $350k annually and her primary sources of income are films, TV series, brand endorsements, and ads. She is also the Ceo of the production company “Genius Entertainment”.
Marsai Martin Net Worth 2022
|Marsai Martin Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Annual Salary||$350,000 +|
|Profession||Actress and Producer|
Caila Marsai Martin was born on August 14, 2004, in Plano, Texas, the United States, her father’s name is Joshua Martin and her mother’s name is Carol. She got involved in many commercials and TV shows at a very young age. By the age of five, Marsai became a part of the national commercial for Choice Hotel. Then she signed a contract with many popular agencies. In 2013, The family moved to Los Angeles for better opportunities for Martin, so she could pursue her acting career. For her education, she also attended the Cathryn Sullivan Acting for Film in Texas.
Awards & Nominations
Marsai Martin began working in the entertainment industry and has won numerous awards and nominations throughout her successful career. Her outstanding performance in the film Black-ish led her to win NAACP Image Awards in the categories of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Performance by a Youth.
In 2019 Martin won the Shorty Awards and followed that up with NAACP Image Awards for her work in Black-ish. In that same year, she also received the BET Awards for YoungStars Award. In 2022, Marsai won four NAACP Image Awards for her performance in the films Black-ish and Little. Despite this, Martin also received several awards nominations including the 2016 Young Artist Awards, 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2019 Black Reel Awards, and many others.
Additionally, Martin has a production company known as “Genius Productions” that has a partnership with Universal Pictures. The company is handled by his father as president, and by Marsai’s mother as vice president. She teamed up with the NGO Color of Change and her production firm to host a writer’s brunch in order to support writers of color in the entertainment industry. Moreover, Martin has collaborated with the American eyewear manufacturer Essilor of America to educate parents about single-vision patients and Women in Optometry. She also endorses well-known brands including Minute Clinic, Bookshire, Meineke, CVS Health, Give me a Second, and others.
Martin started her career at an early age when Martin was given the role of Diane Johnson in the ABC comedy “Black-ish” in 2014. She has been recognized with many accolades and nominations for her extraordinary performance. After that she made her feature film debut in 2016’s An American Girl Story – “Melody 1963: Love Has to Win, an Amazon Studios production”. She produced and performed in a comedy movie “Little” debuted in 2019 and produced her first movie when she was just 13 years old. In 2019, Martin’s firm “Genius Production” secured a first-look production agreement with Universal including StepMonster as the first movie. She received a first look agreement from a studio as the youngest person ever. She produced and starred in the comedy Queen as well as the movie adaptation of Amari and the Night Brothers. She also did a voiceover for the film Nina and the 2021 film PAW Patrol: The Movie. Martin is announced to appear in the upcoming movie Fantasy Football in 2022, joining Kelly Rowland and Omari Hardwick.