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Antoinette Robertson’s (aka Coco on ‘Dear White People’) Wiki

Antoinette Robertson

Who is Antoinette Robertson aka Coco in “Dear White People”? Wiki Bio

Antoinette Robertson was born in The Bronx, New York City USA on 26 June 1993 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, she holds American nationality, and is of African-American descent. She is an actress, probably best known for starring in the “Dear White People” TV series in 2017.

Early life and education

Antoinette was raised in The Bronx by her parents who are originally from Jamaica. Antoinette is their only child, apparently conceived by her mother Joan Scott Robertson after a bit of a struggle.

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Baby Ant? THROWBACKKKKKK…. I have no idea who told this little Jamaican girl she could do or be whatever she wanted (lies it was mama) … the courage she had … the determination… no matter how many doors were slammed in her face( trust there were so many) she always had faith. Without a dollar to her name she still fought for her dream…. So young, so optimistic … So brave … so grounded in faith. Not quite sure how I let her slip through my fingers but it feels so damn good to have her back. Keep fighting for your dreams ya’ll??… Trust… if you lose yourself it’s possible to find and figure out what happened and learn and grow from it. ❤️ ? @lovelariexo #browngirlwithbigdreams #antoinetterobertson

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Antoinette attended Jamaica Anglican all-girls school where she was physically very active, competing in several sports while also being a cheerleader. She launched her acting career while attending high school, but nevertheless continued with her education by enrolling at Stony Brook University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2015.While attending college, she also practiced acting, enrolling at the William Esper Studio Conservatory where she studied theater arts.

Career as an actress

Antoinette first gained recognition after she was cast to appear in the “Zero Hour” drama fantasy TV series in 2013, which follows a man who is dragged into a conspiracy after working as an editor for a skeptics magazine for over 20 years.

In 2014, she was invited to portray Lynly Hayes in the “Hart of Dixie” TV comedy drama series, which follows Zoe Hart who is a doctor and who is invited to work for Dr. Harley Wilkes in Bluebell in Alabama, however, after her arrival, she learns that the doctor died and has left her in charge. In 2015 she appeared in “The Haves and the Have Nots” crime drama TV series, which follows families Cryer and Harrington who are rich, and the Young family who are poor. Her next role was in 2016 in the “Atlanta” TV comedy drama music series, which follows Earn and Alfred who trying to become famous rappers.

Antoinette Robertson

From there, she went on to appear in the “Mary + Jane” TV comedy series, and “The Late Bloomer” comedy drama movie in 2016.

Antoinette’s breakthrough role came in 2017, when she was invited to star as Colandrea Coco Conner in the “Dear White People” TV comedy drama series, which follows a couple of black students who are facing racism and other problems while attending Ivy League College. Antoinette remains a member of the cast to this day, appearing in all 40 episodes of the show. She is also a model currently signed to Los Angeles Models, and she has posed for many famous brands such as Gucci, Burberry, and Armani.

Love life and relationships

Antoinette has been keeping her love life away from the media’s attention, but on several occasions she’s been noticed spending time with actor and a producer Kamal Jones. She started uploading pictures of them together onto her Instagram account, and many people asked if the two were dating, however, Antoinette did not respond, and after a while she deleted the pictures, and then delete her entire account. Many believe that the two are still together, but it appears that they have broken up.

Antoinette was in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart after the two met in 2013 while attending their sophomore year. The two were together for two years before deciding to split for unknown reasons.

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Hobbies and other interests

Antoinette has her own favorites when it comes to actors and actresses, who are Tom Hanks, Richard Gere and Meryl Streep, while some of the movies she enjoys watching the most are “You’ve Got Mail”, “Gone in 60 Seconds”, and “Mamma Mia!” She has been physically active over the years, as she ran track and played soccer while at college, while today she goes to the gym several times per week, and is also doing yoga; Antoinette is currently focused on obtaining her yoga certification, which will allow her to become an instructor herself.

She is a lover of animals and has a pet Chihuahua dog, which was often featured in the pictures she uploaded onto her Instagram account before deleting it. Summer is her favorite season as she enjoys spending her free time on the beach, swimming in the ocean, and showing-off her body. Travelling is one of her main hobbies, and her dream travel destination is Miami, Florida.

Appearance and net worth

Antoinette is 26 years old. She has long curly brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs 130lbs (59kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

Most popular American actresses

America has produced many famous actresses, some of whom are considered to be the best in the world. In this article, we are going to mention five top female movie stars born in the USA.

Mary Louise ‘Meryl’ Streep is the most popular living American actress, born in Summit, New Jersey USA on 22 June 1949, and particularly famous for starring in movies such as “Kramer vs. Kramer” in 1979, “The Bridges of Madison County” in 1995, and “Into the Woods” in 2014. Second place goes to Jodie Foster, born in Los Angeles, California USA on 19 November 1962, and best known for her roles in “Bugsy Malone” in 1976, “Silence of the Lambs” in 1991, and “Maverick” in 1994.

Third place goes to Sally Field who was born in Pasadena, California on 6 November 1946, and is popular for starring in “Lincoln” in 2012, “The Amazing Spider-Man” in 2012 as well, and in “Hello, My Name Is Doris” film in 2015.

Glenn Close who holds the fourth place, born in Greenwich, Connecticut on 19 March 1947, and popular for starring in evergreen movies such as “101 Dalmatians” shot in 1996, “Albert Nobbs” in 2011, and “The Wife” in 2017.

Last but not least, fifth place goes to Susan Sarandon, who was born in New York and who is famous for starring in “The Hunger” in 1983, “The Meddler” in 2015, and “A Bad Moms Christmas” in 2017 among others.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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