Who is Mica Burton?
Mica Burton is a renowned American cosplayer, YouTuber, live video game streamer, as well as an actress, who is perhaps most widely recognized for her previous engagements with Rooster Teeth Productions. She is particularly known for being the content editor of its video gaming division named Achievement Hunter as well as the editor of the Rooster Teeth’s official YouTube channel – The Know.
Actually felt cute might delete later ☀️ pic.twitter.com/0kMfwoCuB1
— Mica Burton (@MicaBurton) May 22, 2020
Early Life, Family and Bio
Michaela Jean Estelle ‘Mica’ Burton was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on the 8th July 1994, in Los Angeles, California USA, to popular American actor and film director LeVar Burton and his spouse Stephanie Cozart Burton, who is a professional make-up artist. She is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity; she has an older half-brother named Eian who was born in 1980.
Upon completing her secondary education, Mica went on to attend the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan, from which she graduated in 2016, earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in Theatre. During her college years, she was a member of the Avalon Artist Group.
Famous father LeVar Burton
Levardis Robert Martyn ‘LeVar‘ Burton Jr. was born on the 16th February 1957, in Landstuhl in today’s Germany, to a social worker and educator Erma Gene, and a US Army Signal Corps’ photographer Levardis Robert Martyn Burton.
He graduated from the School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.
Into the limelight LeVar stepped in 1977 when he was cast for the role of young Kunta Kinte in the TV mini series “Roots”, for which he earned a nomination for the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award. The real breakthrough in his career occurred in 1987, when he began starring as the recurring character of Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge in the TV Sci-Fi series “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, continuing through 1994.
Additionally, he reprised the same character in several sequels and spin-off motion pictures from the Star Trek franchise, including “Star Trek: Generations”, “Star Trek: First Contact” and “Star Trek: Voyager”.
In his professional portfolio there are currently 75 acting credits, including memorable engagements in popular TV series such as “Captain Planet and the Planeteers”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “Perception” and “Transformers: Rescue Bots”. In November 1990, LeVar Burton was honored with a star on the Hollywood’s Walk of Fame Boulevard.
In January 2014 Mica Burton launched her eponymous YouTube channel, on which she began uploading videos of herself playing video games. In 2015 Mica joined the Texas-based video production company Rooster Teeth Production, and not long after was appointed as one of the panelists in the TV series “Rooster Teeth: Entertainment System”. This was followed by her on-screen acting debut, when she appeared as Jules the Sci-Fi action comedy movie “Lazer Team”.
Between 2015 and 2016, she regularly appeared on the Rooster Teeth’s official game show “On the Spot”, while also serving as a commentator for the TV talk show “Hot Pepper Game Reviews”. In 2016 she regularly appeared in Achievement Hunter’s TV comedy series “Off Topic”, before the real breakthrough in her career later that year, when she joined the crew of Barbara Dunkelman’s TV talk show “Always Open”.
These accomplishments were followed by a streak of guest appearances in TV series such as “Schooled”, “The Eleven Little Roosters” as well as “Rooster Teeth Shorts” and “Overwatch League”, after which in 2019, she landed the recurring role of Reani in the TV fantasy adventure series “Critical Role”.
Aside from her on-screen appearances, Mica Burton has also served as the news editor for “Lazer Team” and “The Know”, and was also in charge of Achievement Hunter‘s live video streams.
However, since April 2018, Mica has no longer been a member of the Rooster Teeth Production. In 2019, Mica was appointed as the official interviewer for the Overwatch League – 2019 Playoffs.
Mica is fluent in English, Russian and Spanish, and is also a skillful piano player. She is active on several popular social media networks such as Twitter and Instagram, on which she currently has been followed by more than 250,000 people. Moreover, she is active on the social service Patreon through which, for a monthly fee, she provides her benefactors with her exclusive content.
Mica currently resides in Los Angeles, California.