Anna Uzele is involved in several high-profile projects in the theater and television industries. She stars in New York, a Tony-nominated Broadway musical featuring songs by Kander and Ebb. Anna Uzele also has a supporting role in Dear Edward, a new Apple TV+ series based on a best-selling novel that tells the story of a boy who survives a plane crash. She is also a cast member at the Public Theater’s annual Gala on the Green, a celebration of theater and the arts, held on June 12, 2023.
Anna Uzele was born on November 7, 1995, in Wilmington, Delaware. She comes from a multicultural background as her mother Christine is of Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and German descent and her father Jalum is a pastor of Congolese origin who was born in Sudan and raised in Kenya. Anna has two younger siblings, Sarah and Moses.
Homeschooled by her mother during her elementary school years, Anna then attended the Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, where she discovered her passion for acting. In 2017, she graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Musical Theater.
Anna Uzele career
Anna made her Broadway debut in 2017 as Andrea and as an understudy for Ti Moune in Once On This Island, a musical based on a Caribbean folk tale. Her outstanding ensemble performance led to her nomination for the Drama Desk Award. In 2019, she landed the role of Catherine Parr in the North American tour of Six, a musical that originated in London and became a sensation.
She continued to play the role in the Broadway production, which opened in March 2020 but had to close due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the cast recorded an album that was nominated for Best Musical Theater Album at the Grammy Awards.
Anna Uzele has also appeared on television, most notably on the Showtime series City on a Hill, where she had a recurring role as Tasha Hays, a young activist who becomes involved with a corrupt FBI agent. She starred in the Apple TV+ series Dear Edward. The series is based on the novel by Ann Napolitano and executive produced by Jason Katims.
In 2023, Anna Uzele returned to Broadway with a starring role in New York, New York, a musical inspired by the classic film starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra. She played Francine Evans, an aspiring singer who falls in love with a jazz musician in post-war New York.
Her performance was highly acclaimed and she received several nominations, including the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Broadway Musical.
Anna Uzele Biography
|Real name||Anna Leah Uzele Vasaturo|
|birth date||Nov. 7, 1995|
|Age (as of 2023)||27 years|
|Place of birth||Wilmington, Delaware|
|University||Texas State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5 feet 3 inches – in centimeters – 160 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 50kg – in pounds – 110 pounds|
Anna Uzele Family
|Who is Anna Uzele’s husband?||Glenn Vasaturo|
Anna is currently in a loving relationship with Glenn Vasaturo, a talented tattoo artist. Their journey as a couple reached a significant milestone when they became engaged in December of an unknown year.
Building on their engagement, Anna and Glenn celebrated their wedding on a memorable day, October 4th, also in an unknown year. The couple shares their lives and creates precious memories. Additionally, the couple are proud pet owners of an adorable dog named Miles.
Anna Uzele Net Worth
Anna Uzele’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million in 2023. She earns most of her income from her Broadway career, as well as from her television appearances and endorsement deals. She has also invested in real estate and stocks.