Priah Ferguson Biography

Priah Ferguson is a 15 years old renowned actress who has developed herself into the role of Erica Sinclair for the film Stranger Things. Previously, she has appeared in small roles in various other films like Atlanta, Mercy Street, and Daytime Divas. She started her journey of acting by enrolling herself in the acting camps, and other classes at the age of 5. She is an official Spokeskid for United Way of Greater Atlanta. Despite star-studded cast in the fourth season of Stranger Things, she managed to land a breakout role for herself. In fact, her fan following increased drastically because of her mind-blowing performance in the role of Erica and she even surpassed some of the stars in the popularity.

Early Life

Priah Ferguson was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 1st October 2006 making her around 16 years old as of 2022. She was brought up along with her younger sister Jayda with whom she often shares her roles, and stories, and expects to behave like younger in the films. The two daughters were brought up by their loving and caring parents named John Ferguson (a design director) and Adjua Ferguson (a graphic designer). Priah explains that she has always been an outgoing personality since her birth. She used to talk a lot about different things whenever she used to go outside with her friends and family.

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Since birth, she was in love with watching TV and making people work for it. She once asked her mother about what they are called. Her mother explained to her that they are actors and this is how they work for any movie or television program. From there, Priah began her dream of acting for films and started by taking the step of enrolling herself at a nearby theater. Thereafter, she started joining acting camps, joined an agency, and came in contact with different people and this is how her career started evaluating at a young age.

Priah Ferguson Career

She is famously known for her enthusiastic role in the series called Stranger Things. Her parents belong to an artistic and recognized field where they have remained connected with various industries, so Priah developed her passion for acting and began with dancing classes. She was introduced to arts at the age of 5 and immediately she fell in love with acting in theater. She started gaining immense love for her comedy timings and her thersitical roles. Priah got herself connected with various acting camps and later expressed her desire to work with the Hollywood industry.

Within a year, she made a contract with a professional agency and landed herself a critically acclaimed role for the FX series “Atlanta,” created by Donald Glover. She has worked for VH1 “Daytime Divas,” and the PBS series “Mercy Street,” where she got a featured role and also got nominated for various awards. Later, she worked in commercials and gained the limelight because of her acting skills.

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Rise to Fame

Back in 2015, Priah was chosen for acting in the video for United Way of Greater Atlanta. The video received overwhelming responses and later the nonprofit asked the child actress to become a part of the organization and uphold the designation of official Spokeskid for their Atlanta chapter. Today, Priah takes the pride in being called a philanthropist and she hopes to inspire other people on behalf of her work, talents, skills, and other relatable arts.

Recently, she is working on a movie that is about to release in October, being associated with Marlon Wayans. She has worked to provide certain voiceovers and is also working on a Netflix show coming out soon called My Dad, the Bounty Hunter. She is the owner of her company named Bold Honey where she often produces content related to young and black girls. According to her Wiki[pedia bio, she got her start in the films independently at the age of 9 back in 2015.

Priah Ferguson Biography

Real Name Priah Ferguson
Birth Date October 1, 2006
Age (as of 2022) 15 Years
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Profession Child Actress

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 1” – in Centimeters – 155 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 47 kg  –  in Pounds –  103 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father John Ferguson
Mother Adjua Ferguson
Sister Two (Kyla & Jayda)

Relationship Status

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

Priah Ferguson is yet to be 16 years old in 2022 in October. Her marital status is still unmarried and she has disclosed anything related to her past romantic relationships. Either she is busy with her commitments with her films or doesn’t want to share things with anyone in the media.

Priah Ferguson Net Worth

At the age of 15, Priah Ferguson has achieved a lot; she has worked in more than  10 films, has been associated with nonprofit organizations, and is working in a way to inspire other people. She is surely earning somewhere around $1 million, which is enough to provide her overall prestigious status in society along with huge attention.


  • Priah Ferguson loves to listen to Whitney Houston songs in her spare time.
  • Currently, she is hoping to get her driving license and is learning to have the permit for it.
  • She says that instead of celebrating her sweet 16 birthday, she would rather go out of the country.

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