Arsema Thomas Biography

Arsema Thomas is an American female actor widely famous for her role as Young Lady Danbury in the Netflix series Queen Charlotte (2023). Her journey from working as a butcher’s assistant to a rising star in the entertainment industry is certainly inspiring. She wasn’t allowed to use the phone in front of customers while working but she knew that one day her life would be changed. 

Early Life

Arsema Thomas was born on 19th June 1994 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She is the daughter of Adebisi Babatunde Thomas (a Nigerian father) and Nardos Bekele-Thomas (an Ethiopian mother). Her parents moved to Kampala, Uganda, where she spent her childhood. Her father died due to Lou Gehrig’s disease. She has a sister named Abigail Thomas. 

Regarding her education, Arsema finished her primary education at Linden Hall (Boarding School) in Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Later, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biophysics from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in 2016. After that, she earned a Master of Public Health degree from Yale University in 2018. While studying at University, she worked as an administrative assistant and performed the task. 

Arsema Thomas Career

Arsema Thomas is a businesswoman. In January 2018, she founded the Health app Enki (stylized as Enki). In March 2018, she spoke next to Billy Mills and other students in a TEDxYale talk. Her video title is – Charity, one hell of a Drug | Arsema Thomas | TEDxYale. In 2020, she had a great gig in the form of acting and participated in an online Shakespeare reading in collaboration with the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

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Arsema Thomas began her interest in acting and entertainment. Initially, she attended short programs courses at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Cours Florent in Paris, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. In 2018, She got her first role as Leila in Nightwatcher short film. Later, she was first recognized for her role as Christie in a 2021 episode of One Touch.

Through her dedication, she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 2022. She gave auditions and got the opportunity to play the role of Rebecca in the film Redeeming Love (Released on 21st January 2022). She is currently involved in the Netflix series “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.”

In the series, she portrayed her acting skills with the distinct role of Young Agatha Danbury. She played the role alongside other famous male and female actors like India Amarteifio (who portrayed Young Queen Charlotte) and Corey Mylchreest (who portrayed Young King George). 

Arsema Thomas Biography

Real Name Arséma Angela Adeoluwayemi Thomas
Birth Date 19 June 1994
Age (as of 2023) 28 Years
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profession Actress
College Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University 
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Adebisi Babatunde Thomas
Mother Nardos Bekele-Thomas
Sister Abigail Thomas

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her husband/boyfriend?
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Personal Life

Arsema Thomas is a single black woman and would like to be pronounced as she/they instead. On 26th July 2022, she declared @uyaiessien her “life partner” on Instagram. However, that partner has no official details, and this Instagram account is also private.

Social Life

Arsema Thomas is active on social media platforms. As of 4th May 2023, she has verified her Instagram account with the username – @arsemathomas. Now, she has 24.9k followers on her Instagram and was featured by Cosmopolitan UK Magazine in April 2023. According to Thomas IMDB’s profile, she has three credits.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she has been a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) since October 2017. She has experience working as the women’s innovation and entrepreneurship program coordinator for Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY). 

Arsema Thomas Net Worth

Arsema Thomas, the 28 years old young female actor, has always been a moderate personality. Though she was involved in social activities in college or University and was also a passionate social activist, she is now an established actress. Apart from being a sensible actor, she is a part of various social and welfare-based communities.

Seeing her Instagram, you will find pictures or videos related to her photoshoots, her perfect figure, and the beautiful dresses she flaunts gracefully. Moreover, there is no official description of her net worth on any website like Celebrity Net Worth. So, we assume that Arsema Thomas earns an introductory $1 million. 

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  • Thomas grew up traveling in countries such as Tanzania, Benin, Togo, Kenya, Comoros, and India. Also, she lived in those countries for a short period. It is why she considers all these countries close to her heart and the places where she had a great time while growing up, making her face the phases of life. 
  • Arsema speaks English, French, Spanish, Yoruba, and Amharic fluently.
  • Thomas is a contemporary dancer and a sportsperson. She has the skill to play activities like – Tennis, swimming, and soccer.

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