Anna Uzele is involved in several high-profile projects in the theatre and TV industry. She is the star of New York, a Tony-nominated Broadway musical that features the songs of Kander and Ebb. She also co-stars in Dear Edward, a new Apple TV+ series based on a bestselling novel that tells the story of a boy who survives a plane crash. Additionally, she is one of the performers at the Public Theater’s annual Gala on the Green, a celebration of theatre and art that took place on June 12, 2023.
Anna Uzele was born on November 7, 1995, in Wilmington, Delaware. She comes from a multicultural background, as her mother, Christine, is of Puerto Rican, Spanish, and German ancestry, and her father, Jalum, is a pastor of Congolese origin who was born in Sudan and raised in Kenya. Anna has two younger siblings, Sarah and Moses.
Anna was homeschooled by her mother during her elementary school years and then attended Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, where she discovered her passion for performing. She graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Musical Theatre in 2017.
Anna Uzele Career
Anna made her Broadway debut in 2017 as Andrea and an understudy for Ti Moune in Once On This Island, a musical based on a Caribbean folk tale. Her outstanding ensemble performance led to the nomination for a Drama Desk Award. In 2019, she landed the role of Catherine Parr in the North American tour of Six, a musical that originated in London and became a sensation.
She continued to play the role in the Broadway production, which opened in March 2020 but had to close as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the cast recorded an album that received a nomination for the Best Musical Theater Album category at the Grammy Awards.
Anna Uzele has also appeared on television, notably on Showtime’s City on a Hill, where she played a recurring role as Tasha Hays, a young activist who gets involved with a corrupt FBI agent. The Apple TV+ series ‘Dear Edward’ featured her as a lead performer, it was based on the novel by Ann Napolitano and executive produced by Jason Katims.
In 2023, Anna Uzele returned to Broadway with a leading role in New York, New York, a musical inspired by the classic film starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra. She played Francine Evans, an aspiring singer who falls in love with a jazz musician in post-war New York.
Her performance was highly praised and she received multiple award nominations, including Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Lead Performer in a Broadway Musical.
Anna Uzele Biography
|Real Name||Anna Leah Uzele Vasaturo|
|Birth Date||November 7, 1995|
|Age (as of 2023)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||Wilmington, Delaware|
|College||Texas State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimeters – 160 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 50 kg – in Pounds – 110 lbs|
|Who is her husband?||Glenn Vasaturo|
Anna is currently in a loving relationship with Glenn Vasaturo, a talented tattoo artist. Their journey as a couple reached a significant milestone when they got engaged in December of an undisclosed year.
Building upon their commitment, Anna and Glenn celebrated their wedding on a memorable day, October 4th, in an undisclosed year as well. Sharing their lives and creating cherished memories, the couple is also proud pet parents to an adorable dog named Miles.
Anna Uzele Net Worth
Anna Uzele’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2023. She has earned most of her income from her Broadway career, as well as from her television appearances and endorsements. She has also invested in real estate and stocks.