Imani Cheadle is an American actress who is popularly known as the daughter of Don Cheadle, the renowned American actor. She is also noted to be one of the most talented and most charming actresses in Hollywood with her scintillating role in a movie titled Vanity Fair: Decades.
With Imani’s parents as Hollywood thespians, she is striving to follow in their footsteps and has been doing so since childhood. More so, she’s achieved her dream of appearing on set, and as of now, is making a lot of buzz as one of the most promising actresses to look out for.
How Old Is Imani Cheadle?
Imani Cheadle is 25 years old as she was born in the year 1997 in Los Angeles. She is a daughter to Don Cheadle (Father), and Brigid Coulter (Mother). She grew up alongside her older sister named Ayana Cheadle. Ayana was also born in Los Angeles in the year 1995.
Her family’s ancestry and background are complex as it has been traced to several countries in Africa, including Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon. More so, based on 2 DNA test results, her father is of Cameroonian descent with one-third of his bloodline being traced to Liberia and Senegal and one-quarter to Angola-Congo. The rest comes from western Benin and Nigeria (Yoruba).
Imani Began Showing Her Flair for Art From a Young Age
Imani had an interest in both acting and modeling at a very tender age. She was, however, influenced into acting majorly because of her parents’ careers. She took up modeling due to encouragement from her friends and family who constantly told her how beautiful she was, and about how she could become a successful model if she wanted to.
Imani studied at a local high school, where she was a member of its drama club, and appeared in virtually all the plays performed at the school. She was also into playing volleyball and dancing. Upon graduating in 2015, Imani enrolled at a prestigious college, from which she acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in early 2019.
Are Imani Cheadle’s Parents Married?
In 2016, there were rumors that Imani’s parents, Don Cheadle and Brigid Coulter, exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony. During that period, the story unexpectedly spread throughout media tabloids, and their followers began questioning whether they were truly married.
However, Brigid and Don came out to debunk the reports, stating that they are happy to have been in their living relationship since 1992. After the rumors disappeared, the long-term love continued their romance, but in secret, and away from the media’s attention.
Don and Brigid Dated for Almost 30 Years Before Marrying
Imani’s parents Don Cheadle and Brigid Coulter dated for over 25 years before finally getting married in 2020. The couple exchanged wedding vows in a quiet wedding during the covid-19 pandemic with their two daughters as attendees in the backyard of their home.
However, many wondered why it took the pair this long to tie the knot. Don, reacting to this, discussed that throughout their years together as lovers, the topic of marriage was constantly raised, but to them, “they were already together.”
Imani and her older sister were also in line with their decision because they understand how their parents loved each other and how they’ve lived together for a long time. So, they weren’t quite bothered.
What Does Imani Cheadle Do for a Living?
Imani Cheadle is an American actress but details of her career are not widely known. In her acting career, she’s known to have starred in a short historical documentary mini-series titled “Vanity Fair: Decades”. She appeared in the episode 1980’s: “H8DES” (2013).The series has been airing since the summer of 2013 and has featured Donzaleigh Abernathy, Judd Apatow, and Sally Aguilar.
According to details from her LinkedIn page, Imani did a full-time job as an executive assistant and a part-time script reader at a production company called The Radicle Acts Productions, established by her father in 2019. Prior, she worked as a production assistant at Radical Media LLC from January to December 2020.
Imani Cheadle’s Net Worth
Imani’s net worth is indeterminate, but is reportedly as high as approximately $500,000, with her primary source of income from the entertainment industry. As of December 2021, Imani’s father, Don Cheadle’s net worth has been estimated at approximately $40 million, whereas her mother, Bridgid Coulter is estimated at over $2 million.
Is Imani Cheadle a Lesbian?
Some of her fans believe Imani is a lesbian, claiming that she hasn’t been with boys. They also claimed to have seen her kissing a female friend at a party. However, there is no available evidence to support these claims, nor has Imani reacted to these rumors.
There are also rumors of Imani in a relationship with an unknown American boy, whom she has successfully kept away from the media. However, this report hasn’t been confirmed either.
Imani Cheadle’s Hobbies and Other Interests
- She is a fitness lover
Imani is physically active, and performs multiple training sessions at the gym weekly, thus her sexy slim figure; she’s also religiously following a strict diet, and it’s reported that she’s a vegetarian.
- Imani has a thing for fashion
She’s an enthusiastic fashionista, as she’s constantly keeping up with the latest fashion trends. Moreover, Imani is a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes multiple times per week.
- She adores Brad Pitt and Emma Watson
She enjoys watching late-night movies, and her favorite actor is Brad Pitt, and actress Emma Watson. Imani’s favorite films include ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’, ‘Meet Joe Black’, and the famous ‘Harry Potter’.
- Imani Cheadle loves animals
Imani is also a lover of animals, and has her favorite pet dogs and dolphins; she has been to several zoos around the US with her parents.
Is Imani Cheadle on Social Media?
Imani Cheadle is available on Instagram @imani_cheedz with thousands of followers. However, the actress does not have a verified Twitter or Facebook account. On Instagram, she’s posted a couple of photos and videos to keep her fans posted.