Who is Aleisha Allen?
Aleisha LaNaé Allen was born on 28 April 1991 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in The Bronx, New York City USA. She’s a 30-year-old former child model and actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Lindsey Kingston in the family comedy film “Are We There Yet?” (2005), and featuring as Sarah Johnson in the horror-thriller film “You’re Nobody ’til Somebody Kills You” (2012). She now works as a pathologist.
How rich is she, as of now? Aleisha Allen Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Aleisha Allen’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million; acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment active from 1995 to 2016. She’s also increased her wealth by working as a pathologist.
Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Aleisha Allen spent her early years in The Bronx, where she was raised by her father, Otis LaNaé Allen, and her mother, Angela LaNaé Allen; however, the professions. of her parents aren’t revealed. She has a brother named Omarri and he is five years younger. She holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnic group.
Regarding her education, Aleisha attended the Professional Performing Arts High School, located in Manhattan, New York.
Upon matriculation, she enrolled into Pace University, New York State, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Communication Science and Disorders in 2013. She then furthered her education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she obtained her MS degree in Communication Disorders Sciences in 2016.
Aleisha Allen started pursuing her professional career in 1995, when she began modeling for print and TV ads as a four-year-old girl. Her debut role came two years later. when she made an appearance as Jennifer in the pilot of the comedy TV series “I’m Gonna Rip Your Head”.
She then made her big break when chosen to provide her voice to a sidetable drawer in the acclaimed Nickelodeon short animated family comedy series “Blue’s Clues”, appearing in 130 episodes from 1996 to 2004. Concurrently, she reprised the role in a number of “Blue’s Clues” short films, such as “Blue’s Clues: Story Time” (1998), “Blue’s Big Musical Movie” (2000), and “Blue’s Clues: All Kinds Of Signs” (2001), and in video games including “Blue’s Treasure Hunt” (1999) and “Blue’s Big Musical” (2001).
Aleisha also continued to work on other film and TV projects – in 1999 she made her debut feature film appearance in the small role of a flower girl in the romantic comedy-drama film “The Best Man”, written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and alongside Taye Diggs, Nia Long and Terrence Howard; the film was a modest box office success. During the same year, she was cast as herself in the educational children’s TV series “Out Of The Box”, broadcast on Playhouse Disney.
Rise to Fame
In 2001, Aleisha Allen took a small role in the family video “Elmo’s Magic Cookbook” for Sesame Street, which was followed by her portrayal of Alicia, one of the singers in the student rock band founded by Jack Black’s character in the 2003 comedy film “School Of Rock”, in which she starred alongside Black and Joan Cusack.
The latter was both a critical and commercial success, grossing over $130 million worldwide against a budget of $35 million. It earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film, as well as an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best On-Screen Team, both of which she shared with the other cast members.
Her first major role came in 2005, when she joined the main cast of Brian Levant’s family comedy film “Are We There Yet?”, in which she played Lindsey Kingston, next to such actors as Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan and Nia Long. For her performance, she received a Young Artist Award nomination in the category of Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress in 2006.
The film grossed nearly $100 million worldwide, and spawned a sequel, “Are We Done Yet?” (2007), in which she reprised her role.
Aleisha Allen then had a guest appearance in the episode “Jules Quest” of the educational children’s TV series “The Electric Company” (2010), created by Paul Dooley for PBS. It was followed by her portrayal of a girl in the 2011 comedy-drama film “Young Adult”, sharing the screen with Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron. In the next year, she featured as Sarah Johnson in the horror-thriller film “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You”, produced by acclaimed film director and producer Spike Lee.
Afterwards, she became somewhat inactive in the search for new projects, and her most recent appearance was in 2016, in the episode “20th Century Fox Vs. WildWorks Studios” of the animated TV series “The Funny Cartoons Shows”.
Career as a Pathologist
Apart from being an actress, Aleisha Allen is also known for being a pathologist. According to her LinkedIn account, she started her career in the field as soon as she obtained her BA and MA degrees, and initially worked as a research assistant at Pace University and Teachers College. Concurrently, she also worked for The Shield Institute and Aphasia Rehabilitation & Bilingualism Research Lab.
Thereafter, she landed a job as a graduate clinician at both Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center as well as Veterans Affairs Harbor Healthcare System (VA Hospital).
Aleisha then worked as a speech-language pathologist for Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia, California, and since 2020, she’s served as a clinical instructor and supervisor at Teachers College.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Aleisha Allen has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), her weight is around 126lbs (57kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-39, bra size 34C – dress size and shoe size aren’t available.
When you can finally fit all the tv/movie merch that was too big to wear when you were a kid 😂 pic.twitter.com/ks8EqXKjlR
— Aleisha LaNae' Allen (@AleishaLaNae) May 24, 2021
Aleisha Allen isn’t married. There were some rumors that she was in a relationship with actor Philip Bolden, however, it wasn’t confirmed. She became romantically involved with actor and singer Tahj Mowry in 2003, but the couple called it quits in 2007 after four years of dating,. Since then, she hasn’t been spotted with any other man. It’s believed that she is single at the moment and focused on her professional career. Her residence is still in New York City.