Algee Smith Biography

Algee Smith IV is an actor and singer from the United States. Smith rose to prominence as Ralph Tresvant in BET’s The New Edition Story miniseries after appearing in several tiny television appearances. In the same year, he won critical acclaim for his performance as Larry Reed in Kathryn Bigelow’s film Detroit. He is well renowned for his part in the HBO drama series Euphoria as football player Christopher “Chris” McKay.

How old is Algee Smith? – Age

He was born on the 7th of November 1994 in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S. He is 28 years old as of 2022.

Where did Algee Smith go to school? – Education

Before they moved to Atlanta, he went to Early Head Start and Kempton Elementary School for his junior year before being homeschooled for his senior year. He traveled to Los Angeles to pursue his career after completing his education at the age of 20.

Algee Smith – Family

Before moving to Atlanta, he was homeschooled and attended Early Head Start and Kempton Elementary School for his junior year.
His parents split when he was four years old, and his mother married John Eley, with whom she has four younger half-siblings. Soteria Nisreen Eley, Gabriella Eley, and Mei’asia Smith are step-sisters of Jonathan Eley (stepbrother).

Algee was reared in shared custody with his step-siblings and had a close and mutual connection with his mother and stepfather.
Algee Smith has little contact with his father, Algee Smith III, who has now resigned from music to focus on his barbering career at Truality Studio-Palace of Dezigns.

Algee Smith Wife/Girlfriend

Algee Smith is presently dating Dalia Kaissi, an American actress who has appeared in films such as  All-Star Weekend, Followers (2017), and The Illegal (2019). They allegedly began dating in late 2021. However, neither of them has revealed if they are in a romantic relationship. Algee and Dalia haven’t shared any of their images on social media. Algee Smith has no children.

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He resides in the city of Los Angeles, California.

Algee Height and Weight

He is a Christian with a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and a weight of 65 kg.

What is Algee’s Salary?

He has an annual estimated salary of $16 million.

Algee’s Net Worth

He receives a predicted net worth of $50 million.

Algee Smith’s Career

Smith received his first major acting part as real-life musician Ralph Tresvant in The New Edition Story, which also featured his singing and dancing abilities, after appearances in Disney Channel’s Let It Shine and Earth to Echo.

Smith also appeared in Kathryn Bigelow’s film Detroit, which depicts the Algiers Motel event. Critics appreciated his portrayal, and he was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards.
He also sang “Grow” for the soundtrack of the Detroit film. Smith released his first EP, Listen, on 22 June 2017, which consisted of a mix of R&B and hip hop music. He co-starred in The Hate U Give, a film version of the young adult novel of the same name, with Amandla Stenberg in 2018. In BET’s The Bobby Brown Story, Smith played Ralph Tresvant again. He has a leading part in the critically acclaimed TV series Euphoria as Chris McKay in 2019. Smith returned to the big screen in 2021, as Jake Winters in Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about Black Panther Party activist Fred Hampton’s activism and assassination. In the film Mother/Android, he played Sam, one of the key characters.

Algee Smith – Let It Shine

In a remake of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 drama Cyrano de Bergerac, the movie follows a shy, gifted rapper and musician who writes love hip-hop rhymes only to watch idly as they are delivered to the girl of his desires by a proxy, his closest buddy.

Algee Smith movies, films

  • 2021 – Mother/Android as Sam
  • 2021 – Judas and the Black Messiah as Jake Winters
  • 2018 – The Hate U Give as Khalil Harris
  • 2017 – Detroit as Larry Reed
  • 2014 – Earth to Echo as Marcus Simms

Algee Smith TV Shows

  • 2019–2022 – Euphoria as Chris McKay
  • 2018 – The Bobby Brown Story as Ralph Tresvant
  • 2018 – Electric Dreams as Kaveh
  • 2017 – The New Edition Story as Randolph Tresvant
  • 2016 – Saints & Sinners as E.J.
  • 2016 – Here We Go Again as Warren
  • 2016 – The Infamous as Dante
  • 2015 – Complications as Theo
  • 2012 – Let It Shine as Da Boss
  • 2012 – Army Wives as Sam
  • 2012 – How To Rock as Spencer

Algee Smith’s social media accounts

  • TikTok – Itsalgeesmith
  • Facebook – Algee Smith
  • Instagram – ItsAlgee
  • Twitter – @ItsAlgee

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