Lyric Ross is an American actress and social media influencer from Illinois, United States. She is renowned for her role as Déjà Pearson in the hugely popular series This Is Us and Tameka in the 2018 film Canal Street. Lyric has had quite a decorated acting career despite her significantly young age and has appeared in several roles, both on film and television.
Who is Lyric Ross? Here is a quick look at the renowned actress's personal and professional details.
|Full name||Lyric Nicole Ross|
|Date of birth||September 30, 2003|
|Lyric Ross' age||19 years (as of 2022)|
|Place of birth||Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States|
|Current residence||Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States|
|Height in feet and inches||5'3"|
|Height in centimetres||160|
|Weight in pounds||112|
|Weight in kilograms||51|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Profession||Actress, social media influencer|
|Net worth||$1 million|
Lyric Ross' bio
How old is Lyric Ross? The actress was born on September 30 2003, making her 19 years old as of 2022. She was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States. Who are Lyric Ross' parents? Her mother is Brandi Smith, and her father is Stephen Ross. Brandi Smith and Lyric Ross are often seen together on the latter's Instagram posts.
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Lyric attended James Hart School before enrolling in an Illinois school for her high school studies.
Lyric made her acting debut in 2015 when she was cast to play Lily in Sirens. She appeared in an episode titled All the Single Ladies. This was followed by a minor role in Chicago Fire. Her breakthrough in the acting industry came in 2017 when she was cast to play Déjà Pearson in the hit NBC series This Is Us.
Déjà is the troubled teen daughter of Randall Pearson and one of the main characters on the show. Lyric landed the role after the show's creator conducted a nationwide search for a suitable teenager to play Déjà. Lyric auditioned remotely and later got a call to meet the minds behind the hugely popular show.
Here is a look at the films and TV series in which Lyric has appeared.
|Film/TV show||Year of release||Role|
|Ironheart||2023||Riri Williams' friend|
|Wendell and Wild||2022||Kat (voice)|
|This Is Us||2017-2022||Déjà Pearson|
|Untitled Lena Waithe Project||2016||Andrea|
|ACA Dreams Being Young Gifted & Black||2020||Self|
|WGN Morning News||2019||Self|
Joining the cast of Ironheart
At the beginning of 2022, Lyric was named as part of the cast for Ironheart, whose release is slated for 2023. She joins Dominque Thorne and Anthony Ramos in the story. Dominque will play Riri Williams, a brilliant teenage inventor who builds her version of the Iron Man suit in a university dormitory.
Lyric will portray one of Dominque's friends in the film. This will be the very first Lyric Ross' Marvel role.
Is Lyric Ross in General Hospital?
No, she is not. General Hospital is an American daytime television soap opera, listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production.
Lyric Ross' nominations
Despite her short acting career, the young actress has already been nominated for various awards. Here is a quick look.
- 2018 Teen Choice Award for her role in This Is Us (nominated)
- 2019 BET Award (nominated)
- 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series This Is Us. (won)
- 2019, 2020, and 2021 Image Awards for her role on This Is Us (nominated)
According to Glamourpath, the renowned actress's net worth is estimated to be $1 million. However, this is not an official net worth figure.
Lyric is 5'3" (160 centimetres) tall and weighs 112 pounds (51 kilograms). She has black hair and dark brown eyes. Her body measures 34-24-33 inches at the bust, waist, and hips, respectively.
Is Lyric Ross on social media?
Lyric has a verified Instagram account with more than 70k followers as of 2022. She is quite active on social media platforms and often posts photos of her family, work, travel, and stylish outfits.
Is Lyric Ross related to Diana Ross?
No, they are not. The two share a surname and are remarkably talented in the performing arts. This has led some people to speculate that they might be related. However, they are not even distantly related.
Who designed Lyric Ross' dress for the SAG Awards in 2019?
Lyric Ross made her SAG Awards debut in a fully pleated white dress that fanned out at the neckline. Stuart Weitzman designed the dress. She complemented the look with a set of Atelier Swarovski jewellery.
Here are some fascinating facts about the renowned actress.
- Besides acting, she is quite fond of learning math and science.
- Her favourite makeup brand is Fenty Beauty.
- Her favourite shows are Game of Thrones, Friends and True Detective.
- Her first major award was the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2019.
- She is a self-declared fashionista and loves to experiment with various looks.
- Travelling to various places in Europe is one of her biggest dreams.
Lyric Ross is undoubtedly one of the top up-and-coming actresses in the modern-day entertainment industry. Her acting prowess has already seen her land various roles in well-known films and television shows despite her significantly young age.
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