• Akira Akbar is an American actress best known for her roles in "Captain Marvel" (2019) and "We Can Be Heroes" (2020)
• She is the second oldest in a family with a younger sister, brother, and another sister
• Launched her modeling career at 8 years old with help from her professional stylist mother
• Interest in acting and modeling led to roles in "Criminal Minds" (2015) and "Grey's Anatomy" (2017)
• Net Worth is estimated at $500,000 and hobbies include baking, skateboarding, and dancing.
Who Is Akira Akbar?
Akira Akbar is a young American actress, best known to the world as Monica Rambeau in the film “Captain Marvel” (2019), and as Fast Forward in the film “We Can Be Heroes” (2020), in addition to several other roles that she’s already secured in her young career.
Akira Akbar Bio: Age, Childhood, and Education
Akira Akbar was born on 2 October 2006 under the Libra zodiac sign, in the USA. Of African-American ancestry, Akira is the second oldest in the family and has a younger sister Azari Akbar, a brother Kruz Rambo and another sister, whose name she hasn’t revealed.
Her parents are KenYon Rambo, and Kittie Wedie who is a professional stylist, and has helped her launch her career. From an early age, Akira was interested in acting and modeling and able to launch her modeling career at a young age. Regarding her education, Akira hasn’t revealed which school she’s attending.
Before making her acting debut, Akira pursued several modeling opportunities. She was just eight years old when with her parents she launched her modeling career, and is now signed with The Green Room Management and Eris Talent Agency.
She’s modeled for such brands as Nike, Levi’s, Zara, and Converse, but also featured in a campaign for Skechers.
Acting Career and Rise to Stardom
In addition to modeling, Akira is interested in acting, and in 2015 made her debut in a minor role in the long-running Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV crime-drama series “Criminal Minds”. Two years later, Akira made another minor appearance, this time as Amethyst Vasquez in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”.
Akira shot to fame in 2019, with the role of Monica Rambeau, the daughter of Maria Rambeau in the superhero film “Captain Marvel”, starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/ Captain Marvel, while Samuel L.
Jackson portrayed Nick Fury. The same year, Akira appeared in the TV series “This Is Us”, then secured another popular role, as Brooke in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV comedy series “Family Reunion”, with Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Anthony Alabi and Talia Jackson.
In 2020, she won her biggest role to date as one of the children who team up together to save their parents from an alien invasion in the film “We Can Be Heroes”, portraying the character Fast Forward, starring next to Lotus Blossom, Dylan Henry Lau and Andy Walken among other young stars.
Most recently, Akira played Kiara in the spin-off from “The Fosters” entitled “Good Trouble”, appearing in three episodes of the popular TV comedy series. Furthermore, she is set to star in the TV drama series “Bel-Air”, as the series is currently in pre-production. This is not all, as Akira will star as Young Mackenzie in the drama film “Love You Anyway”, which chronicles the life of Mackenzie from birth to her womanhood; Reign Edwards is set to portray Mackenzie in her older years.
The film is now in post-production and set for release late in 2021.
Personal Life, Dating, Single?
In interviews, Akira has talked more about her career rather than her personal life. As a result, there is no reliable information about her love life, though Akira seems to be single and solely focused on her rising acting career. All of her social media posts are about her work and family.
As of mid- 2021, Akira Akbar’s net worth has been estimated to be already around $500,000, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she’s already appeared in over 10 film and TV titles, all of which have added to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
This prominent actress is known for her curly black hair, and she has dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 1in (1.54m), weighs approximately 100lbs (45kgs), with vital statistics of 29-22-29 and bra size 28A, all measurements sure to change as she enters adulthood.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Akira has talked about her hobbies, saying that she loves baking, and whenever she has free time she bakes cookies.
She is also known to be sporty and competitive, and loves skateboarding and track. She recently acquired new roller-skates and has been practicing for a while, and has fallen in love with them.
Akira is an avid dancer to, and has been in training since she was just four years old – ballet is her favorite.