Ashton Sanders Age, Net Worth, Star Sign, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Height and Biography

Ashton Sanders Net Worth

$3 Million

Ashton Sanders also known as Ashton Durrand Sanders, is an American actor, model and social media personality. As of 2024, Ashton Sanders’s net worth is $3 million. He accumulated his net worth through professional acting role in films and television projects and added a respectable numbers from modelling work with reputed fashion brands and magazines and social media promotional work.

Sanders found the limelight of his career by appearing as Chiron (Teenaged Version) in Barry Jenkins’ 2016 Oscar-winning film, Moonlight. He has since been in numerous top-class titles including All Day and a Night (2020), The Kids Are alright (2018), The Last Virgin in LA (2016), Straight Outta Compton (2015).

He is the recipient of multiple accolades and nominations including the Special Gotham Jury Award for Best Ensemble performance in Moonlight. In 2021 he was part of another Oscar-winning film, Judas and the Black Messiah where he was seen in the role of Jimmy Palmer. Sanders acted as Bobby Brown in Kasi Lemmons’s directional biographical musical drama film named Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022).

Ashton Sanders Wiki/Biography

Born on 24 October 1995, Ashton Sanders’s age is 28 Years Old as of 2024. He was born and brought up in Carson, Los Angeles County, California, United States. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Sanders is an American citizen and has been speculated to be following the religion of Christianity. He was born under the star sign of Scorpio and is of black ethnic background and African-American descent.

Sanders has had his early schooling at a local school in Carson. He then went to Amazing Grace Conservatory (at the age of 12) where he learned performing arts skilfully. He has also been participating in plays and acting in theatres since he was 6 years old.

He went to Central Los Angeles High School No 9 from where he completed his High School graduation as well as learned performing arts. He then pursued BFA in The Theatre School at DePaul University. However, due to his career-related requirements, he had to drop out.

Name Ashton Sanders
Full Name Ashton Durrand Sanders
Net Worth $3 Million
Date of Birth 24 October 1995
Age 28 Years Old
Birth Place Carson, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Currently Live In Los Angeles, California
Profession Actor, Model and Social Media Personality
Debut Film: Making Possibilities (2012)
TV Series: The Skinny (2016)
Years Active 2012 – Present
Famous Role Chiron in the Academy Award-Winning Film Moonlight (2016)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American Descent
Hometown Carson, Los Angeles County, California
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
School/High School Local School in Carson
Grand Arts High School, Los Angeles
College/University The Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Education Qualification Graduate

Parents, Siblings & Family

Ashton Sanders was born in a well-settled Christian household to his parents whose respective names are unrevealed by the actor to date as he never speaks anything about them in the public domain. Sanders’s father is of African descent who is associated with a reputed business in the United States while his mother is of African descent who is a stay at home mother.

Ashton is probably the only child to his parents as he never shared anything about his siblings on the public platform or maybe he has siblings but wants to keep them away from the spotlight.

Father Name Mr. Sanders
Mother Name Mrs. Sanders
Brother Name
Sister Name

Girlfriend and Relationship

Ashton Sanders’s marital status is unmarried at the moment of writing. Sanders is very specific about his personal life as whenever comes to know about a relationship, he remains silent on it. He was rumoured to be dating British actress Naomi Ackie but nothing to confirm from either side or they are dating secretly. There is no previous relationship reported on his name to date.

Boyfriend Naomi Ackie
Marital Status Unmarried

Physical Appearance

Ashton Sanders is a handsome man with a dapper personality and dashing looking slim or athletic body. He is very focused about his fitness and to maintain it in fine shape he regularly gives attendance at the gym and is following a strict diet plan that keeps his body weight somewhere around 65 kg or 144 pounds. Sanders wears 10 US size shoes.

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Sanders is standing at the height of 5 feet, 11 inches, which is similar to 1.80 meters. His attractive face has a facial attribute including a dark black pair of eyes, dark black hair, a brownish-black complexion and a signature sharp jawline. Sanders has maintained his body measurement around 38 for chest, 32 for waist, 14 for arms and 33 for hips in inches, and has no tattoos.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 180 cm
in meters: 1.80 m
in feet inches: 5’ 11”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 65 kg
in pounds: 144 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Black
Hair Colour Dark Black


He was seen in the debut role of Donnie in Rohan Shand’s 2012 comedy romance short film, Making Possibilities. Sanders made his cinematic debut in Chris Eska’s 2013 drama film, The Retrieval. He was cast in the role of Will in this film. The film was first shown at South by Southwest in 2013.

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In F. Gary Gray’s 2015 biographical musical crime drama film, Straight Outta Compton, Sanders was seen in the character of Kid. The film grossed $201.6 million at the box office against its base budget of $28 million.

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Sanders landed his career-defining the role of Chiron in Barry Jenkins’ 2016 coming-of-age queer drama film, Moonlight. He portrayed the role of Teen Chiron. The film was made with just $1.5 million, however was awarded the highest Cinematic Honor of Academy Awards- Best Film at the 89th Academy Awards, along with that, Mahershala Ali won the Best Supporting Actor award and Barry Jenkins won the Best Screenplay award. The film was first screened at the Telluride Film Festival in 2016.

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He was seen in Ashton Fuqua’s 2018 anarchist action film, The Equalizer 2 where he played the character of Miles Whittaker. The film accumulated $190.4 million at the box office against its base budget of $62 million.

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In Rashid Johnson’s 2019 drama film, Native Son, he was seen portraying the role of Bigger Thomas.  He was selected to play the role of The RZA and Bobby in RZA and Alex Tse’s drama streaming television series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga.

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Sanders landed the role of Gabriel Drummond in Rupert Wyatt’s 2019 science fiction action film, Captive State. The film generated only $8.8 million at the box office against its budget of $25 million.

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He was cast in the role of Jahkor in Joe Robert Cole’s 2020 drama film, All Day and a Night.

Ashton Sanders Net Worth Summary

As of 2024, Ashton Sanders’s net worth is $3 million. He accumulated his net worth through professional acting role in films and television projects and added a respectable numbers from modelling work with reputed fashion brands and magazines and social media promotional work. His primary income is coming from the entertainment industry and combining other income sources, he makes anywhere from $100,000 to $300,000 annually.

Sanders worked in various films where his estimated earning is between $50,000 and $150,000 per film with lead role and generates up to $50,000 for supporting roles. His work in the television series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga paid him over $500,000 combined from three seasons, and was paid around $8,000 to $15,000 per episode. Sanders makes a handsome numbers from modelling and promotional work and owns some expensive wheels and residential property in the United States.

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