Antonique is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role in the movie ‘Notorious’, where she played Faith Evans, who was the wife of the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. She has also acted in other movies and produced songs that pushed her to stardom.
Antonique released her first EP in 2015 that was widely accepted by her fans, with the help of her successful Kickstarter campaign. Thanks to the tremendous support of the EP, she managed to raise over $50,000, with one of her songs getting nominated in the 57th Annual Grammy Award.
In addition to her success in the entertainment industry, Antonique is a renowned climate activist. She performed for the Pope’s Climate Rally which was held at National Mall, Washington DC.
Antonique Smith Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Antonique was born on 11th August 1983 in East Orange, New Jersey. She is of Afro-American ethnicity with a mix of Irish, Native American and Jewish family background. Her parents got married in 1975, and had two children, with the Antonique being the eldest sibling.
Her younger sister, Antonia Smith, suffers from mentally disability; but that hasn’t held her back from achieving her goals. In the 2012, she participated in Special Olympics and won a gold medal.
Antonique is supportive of her sister and doesn’t cow down in publicly condemning violence against people with mental disability. She even put up a post on her social media page, rebuking attackers of a mental health facility based in San Bernardino. She encouraged her followers support people with mental disability and sensitize on awareness of the condition.
Is Antonique Smith Married?
Little is known about Antonique’s love life since she has never shared about her previous nor current relationships.
However, it was once speculated that she was dating rapper Nas back in 2011. The rumors started after Nas, in a 2011 song lyric, expressed his interest in meeting the actress.
Adding gasoline to the fire, Antonique and Nas started hanging out in that same year, and were even spotted sharing a meal at West Hollywood Restaurant.
However, it was not until the 36-year-old singer revealed that Nas was just a friend that the rumors seized.
Antonique Smith Body Measurements
Antonique stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 and a half inches or1.61 meters. Currently, she is more into acting than singing.
Antonique Smith Net Worth
Her most recent work is in the hit Netflix, Luke Cage, where she plays a detective named Nandi Tyler. She will also be starring in an upcoming movie, Everyday Is Christmas, which will be released at the end of 2019.
From her acting career, it’s estimated that the New Jersey-born actress banks more than $50,000 annually. Her music career also contributes to her growing net worth.