Xosha Roquemore

Xosha Roquemore

Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1984
Age36 years 10 months 8 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Profession Actress
Full Name Xosha Kai Roquemore

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Language English
Star SignSagittarius
Nationality American
EthnicityAfrican American
Body Features & Measurements
Height178 CM
5 Feet 10 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Weight65 KG
143 lbs
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Slim
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
Education (High School) The Amazing Grace Conservatory
Alma MaterNew York University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend Lakeith Stanfield
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Precious(2009)
Years Active 2008-
Debut (TV) Viralcom(2008)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Foods Cheese Nachos
Ice Cream
Favorite MovieThe Family That Preys (TP)
Favorite Song Roman Reloaded (Album)
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileXosha Roquemore Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileXosha Roquemore Instagram Profile
More Information
Friend Ramon
Inspiration Beyonce
Net worth$1 Million


Xosha Roquemore is an American TV & Movie actress. She is known for her role as Jo Ann in Academy award winning drama movie Precious(2009).

Family- Childhood

Xosha Roquemore was born as Xosha (pronunciation: Zo-sha; meaning: sought after) Kai Roquemore on 11th December 1984 in Los Angeles, California. Her father is a director.

Boyfriend & Relationship

Xosha Roquemore & Lakeith Stanfield

Xosha Roquemore has a boyfriend named Lakeith Stanfield, they have a child(boy) together (born on June 22nd 2017).

Lakeith Stanfield with girlfriend Xosha Roquemore

Image: Xosha Roquemore with boyfriend Lakeith Stanfield


Xosha worked in a short movie named Shades of Brooklyn(2008) as Allison. 

Xosha's role as Jo Ann in Academy award winning movie Precious(2009) brought her to the limelight.

Some of the popular movies she has been part of are: Rivers Wash Over Me(2009), Price Check(2012), G.B.F.(2013), The Butler(2013).

She has guest starred in TV series like: Viralcom(2008), Nurse Jackie(2010), 10 Things I Hate About You(2010), Law & Order: Criminal Intent(2010), My Boys(2010), Playing With Guns(2010), Rescue Me(2011), Southland(2012), Kirstie(2013), 

She is popular on TV for her regular appearances on The Mindy Project(2013-) as Tamara. Her role became a main role in the second season.

Interesting Facts

  • Xosha used to have a thick curly hair, she didn't like it when she was young, she has now grown to appreciate her natural hair.
  • Her acting life started when she was in 9th grade, where she acted in plays.
  • She worked in a restaurant simultaneously to supplement her income from acting.
  • She was at first was only interested in theater, it fascinated her more than movies/ TV.
  • She had previously auditioned for roles in Sesame Street, Star Trek& others, but it was not her time yet.
  • She likes fashion, especially vintage style, she is regular reader of Vogue & is good enough to be a professional stylist if she wants to.
  • Her favorite beauty secret?- Confidence
  • Xosha is named after Xhosa people (h in a different place), a Bantu ethnic group found in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her father who is a director was visiting the area around there and found it interesting.
  • She received Nomination at the Washington D.C Film Critics Association Award for her role in Precious
  • The first chosen name for the character Tamara in the TV series The Mindy Project(2013-) was actually Xosha, same as the actress chosen for the role, however, they later changed to Tamara.
  • She likes to sing and dance in real life, she has that in common with her character Tamara in the TV series The Mindy Project(2013-).
  • She is democratic party supporter, supported Obama in 2008 elections.
  • She has Level 10 Ornithophobia: Irrational fear of birds, she is particularly scared of pigeons.
  • She likes Tattoos on men.
  • She likes dogs, has a pet dog at home.
  • She likes pictures of babies in head wraps.

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