Is Alisha Wainwright Black? Parents, Biography

Yes, Alisha Wainwright is black. Scroll down to see a picture of Alisha and her Jamaican mother. The actress broke the Internet after being spotted holding hands with Justin Timberlake. Yes, Timberlake is still married to Jessica Biel but the image below shows that he wasn’t wearing his wedding ring while hanging out with Alisha. Timberlake and Biel’s son, Silas Randall, was born in 2015.

US Weekly reports that Timberlake and Wainwright were spotted in New Orleans on the balcony of Old Absinthe House, a bar on Bourbon Street. Do you think it was a publicity stunt to promote Timberlake and Wainwright’s upcoming film Palmer? Let us know in the comment section below.

Alisha Wainwright Parents

In an interview with Conde Nast Traveler, Wainwright revealed that her mother is Jamaican and her father is Haitian. Afro-Haitians (Haitians of African descent) make up 95% of Haiti’s population. As stated above, Alisha Wainwright is black.

Alisha shared the following picture of her and her mom back in 2014:

Alisha Wainwright Biography

Alisha Ena Wainwright was born on July 14, 1989 in Florida. Growing up, she spent a lot of time traveling back and forth between Jamaica, where her mother is from and Haiti, where her father is from.

Wainwright attended Dade Christian School. The image below shows that she was a cheerleader:

Alisha shared the following pic of her with her friend Lance back in 2017. In the caption, she thanks Lance for convincing her to move to Los Angeles in 2012 to chase her dreams:

In 2012, Alisha appeared in the following YouTube comedy sketch:

In 2014, Wainwright landed guest-star roles in Criminal Minds and Lethal Weapon. From 2017 to 2019, Alisha played Maia Roberts in Freeform series, Shadowhunters.

Wainwright is best known for her role as Nicole Warren in the Netflix series Raising Dion. She recently shared the following pic with her co-star Michael B. Jordan who plays Mark Warren, Alisha’s husband in the series:

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Alisha Wainwright Related To Alicia Keys?

Alisha Wainwright is not related to Alicia Keys but we agree, they definitely look alike. The tweet below explains that Wainwright could play Alicia Keys in a biopic:

What do you think about Alisha Wainwright being spotted holding hands with Justin Timberlake? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

By Jason John

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