Sonequa Martin-Green is an American actress known for her roles in TV shows like Once Upon a Time (2013), The Walking Dead (2012-2018), and Star Trek: Discovery (2017-2020).
Honoring her performance in the TV show, Star Trek: Discovery as Lieutenant Commander Michael Burnham, she was even awarded the 2018 Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television.
Sonequa Martin-Green's Bio
Sonequa Martin-Green was born on 21st March 1985 in Russellville, Alabama, USA. She has one sister and three elder half-sisters.
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She graduated in 2007 from the University of Alabama's Department of Theatre and Dance in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with a degree in Theatre.
Married To Husband
Sonequa Martin-Green has been married to Kenric Green since 4th December 2010. Together the couple is blessed with a son named Kenric Justin Green II (born on 10th January 2015 in Los Angeles, California).
Sonequa Martin-Green with her husband and son on 26th December 2019 (Source: Sonequa Martin-Green's Instagram)
Sonequa and Keric met for the first time while acting together in the play, Fetch Clay, Make Man at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey.
Who Is Sonequa's Husband?
Sonequa's husband, Kenric Green, is an actor known for movies like They're Just My Friends (2006), Victoriana (2012), and TV shows like The Originals (2017), Star Trek: Discovery (2019), and The Walking Dead (2015-2020).
He was born on 31st March 1982 in California, USA.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sonequa Martin-Green has a net worth of $2 million.
As a child, Sonequa Martin-Green initially aimed to become a psychologist. However, she decided to pursue a career in acting when she was in the tenth grade at the age of sixteen. Following her decision, she made her film debut in 2005, playing the role Coco Delight in the short, Not Quite Right.
Three years later, she made her TV debut in 2008, portraying the character of Kiana Richmond in NBC's TV show, Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Then in 2009, she played her first recurring role as Kanessa Jones in the TV series, Army Wives. The same year, she also portrayed her first adult role in the TV show, The Good Wife as Courtney Well. Previously, she was playing teenage roles in both film and television.
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In 2012, Sonequa was cast as Sasha Williams in the popular TV show, The Walking Dead, where she was initially supposed to be a recurring character, but seeing her performance, she was cast as a series regular. The show earned her many critical acclaims from the audience. The same year, she also impersonated the role of Michelle Terry in the series, NYC 22.
The following year, she performed the recurring role of Tamara in the TV show, Once Upon a Time, and in 2017, she was cast as Pirate Maria in the TV show, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. Moreover, from 2017 to 2020, she acted as Michael Burnham in the TV show, Star Trek: Discover.