Before gaining myriads of fans in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as the de facto leader of The Weird Sisters, Prudence, Tati Gabrielle has been winning hearts with her role as Gaia on The CW series The 100. Gliding from one role to another, a true mark of her ingenuity and artistic versatility, the once upon a time child model is quickly becoming established in Hollywood as the next big thing.
Who Is Tati Gabrielle?
She was born Tatiana Gabrielle Hobson in Bay Area San Francisco on the 25th day of January 1996 and was raised by her Korean-American mother. Her father is an African-American and a former Ohio hoops player who also worked in the entertainment industry.
As a child, Gabrielle has always had this affiliation to performing which earned her the moniker drama queen from her mother. She started modeling at 3 and by the time she was 5, she earned gigs for brands like Macy’s and Nordstrom. Having a father who worked in entertainment may have inspired her to foster a career in the industry. She wanted to be a visual artist but after auditioning for the theatre in Oakland School for the Arts, she fell in love with the craft.
Tati Gabrielle participated in, as well as directed several productions which earned her many awards for various theatre festivals including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe held in Scotland. After her graduation from OSA, she moved to Atlanta where she majored in Drama and French at Spelman College. From then, she pursued acting, moving on to films and TV shows.
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Movies and TV Shows
Her first role came in 2014 in the short film To Stay the Sword as Keating. After she moved to Los Angeles in 2015, she appeared in another short film titled Tatterdemalion and then the made for television film, Just Jenna in 2016. Initially credited as Tatiana Hobson in her early projects, she changed her name to Tati Gabrielle and was first credited as such in a 2016 episode, Tightrope of Doom of Disney’s K.C. Undercover where she portrayed Wackie Jackie alongside Zendaya. She also starred as Hacksaw in the Stealing Home episode of Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans in 2016.
In 2017 came a slew of roles for the actress both in films and on television. Tati was cast in a recurring role in The CW’s The 100. She plays Gaia, Indra’s estranged daughter and Flame Keeper and wowed the audience with her performances. She then featured in an episode of the Hulu anthology series Dimension 404 as Amanda’s sister and landed a voice role as Addie McCallister in the animated feature film The Emoji Movie. That same year, she recurred in season 2 of another Hulu series Freakish as Birdie, an escaped experiment from the Keller Chemical Plant and on TBS’ animated series Tarantula in a voice role.
Tati Gabrielle was then cast as a series regular in the Netflix series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The series is based on the Archie comic book series of the same name and created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa who also developed the series, Riverdale. She portrays the villain Prudence Night who is the leader of a trio of witches named the Weird Sisters. Her character also took a disliking to Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) who joins the Academy of Unseen Arts and puts a curse on her. Her performance gained her legions of fans.
With her commitment and unflinching desire to make it big in the entertainment, Tati Gabrielle will continue to hone her skills in hopes of longevity and success.
The horror genre isn’t her go-to for entertainment
One may think that for Tati to play the wicked, sinister witch on Chilling with unyielding confidence, she must be a lover of horror materials and a potential scream queen. But against the expectations, she is “the biggest baby” when it comes to anything horror-related. According to her, she couldn’t watch Jurassic Park until she was 16 and the film isn’t even horror.
Her inspiration may surprise you
Tati Gabrielle is inspired by people and their potential to make a change and by nature. She chose the arts because human nature and its tendencies have always fascinated her. While coming into the art may have been serendipitous, she has come to see acting as a way to contribute and take part in giving life to stories, as well as a medium to connect to others in a way that simple conversation never could.
Tati Gabrielle doesn’t let fame get into her head
The 100 actress’ star is steadily on the rise and no doubt, she is quickly becoming a fan-favorite in the industry. In spite of that fact which is well known to her, Tati finds ways to stay grounded always. One way she does that is by regular meditation which she sees as a way to quiet her mind so she doesn’t get caught up in making life or fame about more than they are.
Another way is by being grateful for every moment she has. By keeping gratitude at the forefront of her mind daily, she helps to create an atmosphere of being present in each of those moments without letting any pass her by.
Who is her boyfriend?
Gabrielle appears to be single right now. Nevertheless, her personal life is one she tries to keep out of the public eye, so, she could also be seeing someone.
How tall Is Tati Gabrielle? Height, Weight
Donning her signature short, ice-blonde hair, Tati Gabrielle cuts a chic look whenever she appears. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall which translates to 1.7 in metres. Her body weighs 125 pounds.