Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson is an American actress known for her diverse and engaging roles in both film and television. Born in Los Angeles, California, on October 3, 1983, Thompson’s acting journey began with her involvement in school productions and the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company. Her breakthrough came in 2014 with her portrayal of civil rights activist Diane Nash in the historical drama “Selma.” Since then, she has beeindrucked audiences with her performances in films like “Creed,” “Dear White People,” and “Annihilation.”

In 2017, Thompson joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking on the role of Valkyrie in “Thor: Ragnarok.” She reprised the role in “Avengers: Endgame” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Thompson’s talent has earned her numerous accolades, including the Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Performer and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Film.

Overview: Tessa Thompson Biography, Movies, And Net Worth

BornOctober 3, 1983
Birth NameTessa Lynn Thompson
Height5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Marital StatusSingle
ParentsMarc Thompson (father), Jacqueline Smith-Thompson (mother)

Net Worth: $10 million (estimated)

Earnings from movies

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)$15-20 million
Avengers: Endgame (2019)$56-84 million
Creed II (2018)$4-6 million
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)$17-26 million
Men in Black: International (2019)$5-8 million


Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Performer2014Dear White People
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female2019Sorry to Bother You
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Film2018Thor: Ragnarok
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Action/Adventure2017Thor: Ragnarok
Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress2019Sorry to Bother You