Kali Hawk can be described as a woman of very many talents. She is a film and TV actress, a comedian, model and she can also sing. Well known for her acting career, this multi-talented star has had roles in some of the most notable comedy films of the past decade including Fifty Shades of Black, Couples Retreat and Bridesmaids.
When it comes to the small screen, Hawk has also given a good account of herself. She had a recurring role on the sitcom New Girl and since 2014, she has been a series regular on the sitcom Black Jesus in which she plays the character, Maggie.
Who is Kali Hawk? Age, Biography
Kali Hawk was born on the 4th day of October 1986. She was born and raised in Manhattan, New York. She has African-American, Native American and German Jewish ancestry. Very little information is known about her family, however, we are in the know that both her parents are business people.
While working at a Chinese restaurant in New York, Hawk came across popular hat designer Ivy Supersonic who gave her the opportunity to model her hats. In addition to helping her start a modeling career, the designer also got her a recording session with Bad Boy Records, owned by Sean Diddy Combs. Hawk also got to feature in several TV commercials and music videos afterward and also took part in season 5 of the NBC talent show Last Comic Standing.
In 2004, Kali Hawk marked her acting debut on the short documentary Mighty Times: The Children’s March. After that, she featured in several short films and also guest-starred in TV shows like Untold Stories of the E.R. (2005), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2008), Are We There Yet? (2011) and NTSF:SD:SUV::(2012).
Hawk marked her feature film debut on the hit comedy film Couples Retreat (2009). In the years that followed, she appeared in other comedy films Get Him to the Greek (2010) and Bridesmaids (2011) which was a box-office hit. Other film credits include Answer This! (2011), Answers to Nothing (2011), Let Go (2011) as well as Tyler Perry’s Peeples (2013).
The talented actress had her first major TV role in 2012 when she starred in the hit sitcom New Girl in which she portrayed the recurring character, Shelby. She equally recorded a notable guest role on the comedy series Let’s Stay Together (2012-13) and she was also on the cast of the made-for-TV movie In the Meantime (2013). Hawk was also on the main cast of the sitcom Black Jesus (2014) starring as series regular Maggie. She also featured in the reality series Real Husbands of Hollywood (2016) as well as the sitcom The Mayor (2017-18).
Back in 2016, Kali Hawk recorded her first major film role as Hannah Steele opposite Marlon Wayans in the comedy flick Fifty Shades of Black. She also had a starring role alongside Shemar Moore in the romantic comedy film The Bounce Back (2016).
Is Kali Hawk Married? Boyfriend
Though she has spent a good portion of her life in the spotlight, Kali Hawk still manages to keep a tight lid on her private life. Nothing is known of her dating history, previous relationships or past lovers and as a result of this, it is generally assumed that she is single. While working on the film Fifty Shades of Black, Hawk had impeccable on-screen chemistry with her co-star Marlon Wayans. However, this did not materialize into a real-life relationship.
Kali Hawk’s net worth is currently under review as there are varying reports on this subject. Some sources have it pegged at $3 million while several others put it as high as $4 million. Despite these discrepancies, it is certain that the multitalented star has done very well for herself. Though she may not have featured in so many big-budget productions, this actress has certainly been consistent in her Hollywood career.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Beyond her amazing acting talents, Kali Hawk also has amazing looks going for her. She stands at an impressive height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm). The gorgeous actress and model sports an enviable physique and she keeps her body weight at 64 kg (141 lb). She has a bust measurement of 35 inches (91 cm), a waist size of 25 inches (65 cm) and her hips measure 35 inches (91 cm). These stats literally scream the word “bombshell”.