Who is Dominique Tipper?
Dominique Jade Tipper was born in Enfield, London, England, on 24 June 1988 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds both British and Dominican nationality. She’s an actress, singer and a dancer, who has been credited with appearing in close to 20 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of one of the lead characters, Naomi Nagata, in the science fiction mystery series “The Expanse”, created by Daniel Abraham and Mark Fergus, and which also stars Wes Chatham and Steven Strait. It follows several people who are living in the 24th century, and have discovered a plot to destroy the Solar System; the series has been airing since 2015, and has won five of the 32 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Early life and education
Dominique was raised in Limehouse, East London alongside her brother Rio Stephens, by their parents about whom nothing’s known, as Dominique respects their privacy.
She began showing an interest in acting when she was only two years old, and was three when her parents enrolled her at O’Farrell Stage and Theatre School; she could then have been seen performing in plays at the Hackney Empire theatre. Dominique also became interested in singing, and was 14 years old when she won a local vocal competition, and became a member of the group Brazen Angels; she was with them for the following four years, before choosing to focus on her solo career.
Dominique attended a local high school in London, and upon matriculating in 2006, chose to focus on acting and singing, also working various jobs for the following eight years, prior to launching her career on TV.
Roles in movies
Dominique made her debut film appearance in 2007, when cast to portray Dancer in the music video “Ida Corr vs. Fedde le Grand: Let Me Think About It”, and the following year saw her play Student 1 in the popular crime drama “Adulthood”. It was written and directed by Noel Clarke, who also starred in it alongside Scarlett Alice Johnson and Adam Deacon; the movie follows Sam Peel who has just been released from jail, and now has to confront the family of the person whom he killed.
A couple of Dominique’s following roles were in the 2012 sports drama “Fast Girls”, the 2014 action comedy drama “Vampire Academy” and in the same year the action crime drama “Montana”. She was then cast to play the main character Devani, in the 2016 action adventure drama “The Girl with All the Gifts”, directed by Colm McCarthy, and which also starred Sennia Nanua and Fisayo Akinade. Set in a dystopian future, the film follows a teacher and a scientist who are travelling with the special girl Melanie; it won eight of the 20 awards for which it was nominated.
Also in 2016, Dominique appeared as Auror 1 in the critically acclaimed family adventure drama “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, directed by David Yates, and which starred Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Alison Sudol.
Set 70 years before the events in the first “Harry Potter” movie, it follows the writer and wizard Newt Scamander who has come to New York City; the movie won 16 awards including an Oscar, and was nominated for 54 other awards.
Three of Dominique’s most recent movie roles have been in the 2018 short comedy “Magnetic Plasma for Mass(es) Enlightenment”, the 2020 short science fiction “Estate” and the romantic drama “Monday” also in 2020.
Roles in TV series
Dominique has appeared in only two TV series, including “The Expanse”. In 2015, she was cast to play Maz Shipley, in the episode “The Perfect Murder” of the crime comedy drama “Death in Paradise”, created by Robert Thorogood, and which stars Elizabeth Bourgine, Danny John-Jules and Don Warrington.
It follows a British detective who has come to Saint Marie to investigate murders; the series has been airing since 2011, and has won one of the three awards for which it’s been nominated.
Dominque can be seen featured in the 2020 documentary series “What to Watch”.
She voiced Lina Navarro in the 2017 video game “Need for Speed: Payback”, as well as Rachael in the 2021 video game “Biolum”.
Dominique has made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, including “The Big Picture”, “Fast Girls: Running on the Red Carpet” and “The Expanse Aftershow”.
Love life and husband
Dominique’s amongst the most secretive of actresses, as she hasn’t spoken of any men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are rumors circulating the internet, concerning her current relationship status, as well as her sexual orientation.
Many of her fans believe that she’s lesbian, claiming that the actress hasn’t been seen spending time with any men in public. A fan has even claimed to have seen Dominique spending time with a woman who could perhaps be her girlfriend, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Dominique addressed these rumors.
There are also those who believe that she’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity British man, but prefers to keep him away from the media’s attention; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of November 2021, Dominique seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Dominique’s quite popular on Instagram, and is today followed by more than 50,000 people, while she’s uploaded nearly 50 pictures onto the network.
She’s an advocate for equal rights for all humans, and today supports the movement Black Lives Matter; Dominique walked several peaceful protests which were organized around England after George Floyd was killed in the US by a police officer who had knelt on his neck.
She’s a fashionista, and is trying to keep up with all the latest fashion trends. Dominique goes shopping for clothes nearly every day, which makes her a shopaholic.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Rosario Dawson, and a couple of her favorite movies are “Bad Boys”, “Seven Pounds” and “Independence Day”.
She’s physically quite active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure.
Age, height and net worth
Dominique’s age is 33. She has short brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.