Storm Reid Height, Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Net Worth, Facts

Storm Reid is an American actress who gained fame in her early acting career for her role as Emily in the Academy Award-winning film “12 Years a Slave” in 2013. She played Meg Murry in the fantasy film “Wrinkle in Time” and Abigail in the dark comedy film “Killing Winston Jones”. In 2019, she grabbed the lead role of Gia Bennett in the Netflix teen drama “Euphoria” and went on to voice Nia on Hulu’s “The Bravest Knight”.

Storm Reid Biography

Storm Reid was born on the 1st of July 2003, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. She’s currently 20 years old.

Birth NameStorm Reid
Date of BirthJuly 1, 2003
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Age20 years old
Sun SignCancer
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Early Life: Family and Education

Storm Reid is the daughter of Rodney Reid and Robyn Simpson. Her father is a personal trainer and life coach and her mother is a film and TV producer and owns a production company called Seed & Wings Productions. She has three siblings, an older brother, Josh Reid, and two elder sisters, Iman, and Paris Reid.

She attended Chestnut Charter Elementary School located in Dunwoody, Georgia. Due to her overwhelming acting career, she got enrolled in a homeschooling program.

She also took acting and voice lessons at Creative Studios Atlanta Film Academy (CSA).

Storm Reid Personal Life

The dusky actress is currently in a relationship with American football quarterback Shedeur Sanders, son of football star Deion Sanders. He plays for the Colorado Buffaloes. The pair made their public appearance together at the premiere of the 2023 film, Missing.

She previously dated actor Sayeed Shahidi.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 7 inches
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
WeightKilograms – 51 kg
Pounds – 113 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown
Distinctive Features Sharp, oval face
Bi-racial features
Deep eyes

Acting Career

Film Debut

Storm got her start as an actress at a very young age with a small role in the Academy Award-winning period drama film, 12 Years a Slave, as Emily in 2013.

Before her feature debut, she had appeared in short films like The Girls of Summer and ‘the Spirit Game’ in 2012 and 2013, respectively.

Television Debut

Storm made her small screen debut with the television movie called ‘A Cross to Bear’ in 2012, in which she played the younger version of Erica.

In 2013, she landed a role in an episode of the Nickelodeon series The Thunderstorms as Avery.

Significant Works

Storm Reid is one of the finest actresses in Hollywood with several prominent acting roles to her credit. Her portrayal of Emily at age nine in the Oscar-winning drama ’12 Years a Slave’ (2013) helped her to capture the limelight in the mainstream. The biographical period drama movie also starred Michael Fassbender, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, and Brad Pitt.

In 2018, she played one of the protagonists, Meg Murry in Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, based on the novel of the same name. This is one of the crucial roles in her career that earned her a lot of fame as well as fetched her roles in Netflix’s latest teen drama ‘Euphoria’. She plays the character of Gia Bennett, Rue’s 13-year-old younger sister. The series also stars Zendaya, Maude Apatow, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, and others.

Storm Reid Net Worth

As of 2024, the stunning actress has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Favorite Things

  • Actress – Meryl Streep
  • Movie – Matilda (1996)
  • Books – The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry, Heart Talk (2018) by Cleo Wade
  • Song – Lemon by N.E.R.D and Rihanna
  • Cookie – Mint Oreos
  • Clothing Brand – Forever 21, Topshop, GAP
  • Brands – Coach, Chanel

Storm Reid Facts

She began her career in showbiz at age three when she was booked for a TV commercial.

She landed her first acting gig with a small role in a short film at age nine.

Reid watched a lot of movies like Roots (1988) and Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) to prepare herself for her role in the movie ‘12 Years a Slave’ (2013) as she had no idea of what are slavery and black history.

Storm learned Portuguese along with mastering a different accent for her role of Aki in Lea to the Rescue (2016).

She hopes to become a filmmaker someday with the help of her parents.

In 2023, she starred alongside Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in the HBO series The Last of Us