Mecca White is a popular American actress, director, producer, editor, and writer, but possibly most famous for being the daughter of the successful actress Persia White.

Age, Early Life, Education Background

Mecca Morgan White was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 7 October 1995, in California, USA, which makes her 25 years old as of 2021. She was born into a showbiz family; to Saul Williams, an American singer, songwriter, and rapper, and his wife Persia, a notable actress and producer. Her parents are of Puerto-Rican, Irish and African-American ethnicities. White reportedly had a difficult childhood because her biological parents struggled with a failing marriage when she was growing up, which led to their separation in 2009 (she was 14 years old).

According to sources, her stepfather, Joseph Morgan, whom she allegedly shares a strong bond with currently, was her biggest inspiration, and he persistently encouraged her to pursue a career in the showbiz industry.

White grew up with a strong passion for drama and music. Her parents got her enrolled for vocal training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), before she joined the New York Film Academy, where she was taught to play various musical instruments. Mecca also attended the Sanford Meisner Center for additional studies, and eventually graduated with a Film/Video/Cinema degree from The Los Angeles Film School in 2016.

Favourite Things

White is an animal lover, and has kept several pet dogs named Elsa, Wookie, and Kingston.

She is a sports enthusiast who likes hockey.

Mecca is also a hair care, skincare, health and wellness lover.

Career and Awards

Career

Mecca’s mother would take her along wherever she would go, which sparked her interest in the entertainment field. She made her career debut in 2002 in the TV series “Girlfriends” alongside  Persia White, Golden Brooks, Jill Marie Jones and Ellis Ross, assigned the role of  Savannah. She was assigned another minor role in 2017 in the film “Carousel”, written, produced, and directed by Joseph Morgan.

She later on landed her breakthrough role in the short film “Juice Trunk” in 2018, which is about several socially awkward girls who work in Santa Monica in a juice truck. She was also the film’s writer, producer and director who revealed during an award festival that the short film was inspired by the “Broad City” sitcom, adding that she was a real life juice seller, and that her expertise in the field helped her come up with the film’s story; according to her, directing the film was very challenging. She said during the event that ‘I felt like a mad woman. I didn’t feel like myself. But you know, you have to take on that role when you are a director.’  “Juice Truck” was released by Night Owl Productions, which is her stepfather’s production firm. Mecca now has several upcoming roles.

Mecca is active on several social media platforms including TikTok and Instagram; she goes by the @meccawhitelion handle, and likes to document her day to day experiences in the entertainment industry on her social media accounts. She is also active on Twitter, which she joined in 2017. The 25-year-old star is an upcoming Vlogger, and has created her YouTube channel named Mecca White TV.

Awards

Mecca bagged the 2018 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival’s (LAIFF) Best Woman Filmmaker Award for her contribution to “Juice Trunk,” and the same year was also rewarded with West Nordic International Film Festival’s Best Editing Award for her appearance in the same movie.

Mecca White

Personal Life, Boyfriend

Mecca has put details about her personal life under wraps, and hasn’t introduced anyone as her boyfriend. She is presumably single as of 2021, and appears to be entirely focused on her career. Her only known relationship was in 2018 – she shared her photo together with her teen lover, whose name and personal details still remain a mystery.

Physical Appearance

Mecca has a curvy figure, is 5ft 4ins (1.64m) tall and weighs approximately 110lbs (51kg), with vital statistics of 34-24-34. The Los Angeles-born star has curly blonde hair and blue eyes. She hits the gym frequently and also goes on a diet from time to time to maintain her figure.

Net Worth

Mecca started her career in the showbiz industry recently; however, she’s appeared in several films and TV shows and has won a few awards, which have brought her some fame and a modest fortune. As of 2021, she is authoritatively worth around $700,000.

Who are Mecca White’s Parents?

Persia Morgan

Persia was born under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 25 October 1972, in Florida, USA, so is 48 years old as of 2021. She went to Coconut Grove Theatre to study singing, painting and acting before shifting to Los Angeles, California, where she received an Actors Guild Card. In 2000, she made appearances in “Blood Dolls,” “Operation Sandman,” and “Red Letters”, and later  featured in “NYPD Blue,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “ Brooklyn South,” and many more TV series. She became famous for her role in the long-running TV show, the “Vampire Diaries,” and was nominated for several awards including Best Female Actor Grand Jury for her performance.

On top of acting, the Floridian singer is involved in XEo3 rock band – she’s released an album and many singles, including “Choices,” “2 Seas,” “Danger,” among others.

Apart from her contribution to the entertainment world, she’s a philanthropist and an animal rights activist.

Joseph Morgan

Joseph Morgan is a British executive producer and performing artist, who caught the public eye for his appearance as Niklaus in “The Vampire Diaries” TV series. He was born on 16 May 1981, in London, UK, under the Taurus zodiac sign, which makes him 40 years old as of 2021. He was raised together with his two siblings Crystal (sister) and Jack. The famed British actor went for his primary education in Morriston Comprehensive School before joining Gorseinon College.

Morgan made his TV series debut in 2002, when he appeared in “Spooks” and later in 2003’s “Eroica” film, before he landed a supporting role in the film “Master and Commander” (2003). He was later cast in the series’ “The Line of the Beauty,” “Silent Witness,” and “William and Mary.”

Joseph also depicted Lysander’s character in the “Immortals” film (2011), which became a commercial success. His most recent appearances are in the productions “Gone Baby Gone” and 2020’s “Brave New World.”

He has directed and produced many films, including “With These Hands,” and “Revelation” (2001). Morgan bagged the Favourite Villain Award due to his praised performance in “The Originals” TV series. He was also rewarded with the Best Director Award for the “Carousel” film. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at close to $3 million.

Joseph Morgan and Persia White’s Relationship

Persia White met Joseph while they were shooting the “Vampire Diaries” TV show; they started dating shortly afterwards, and wed three years later in July 2014, in Jamaica. The duo has been together ever since, and are seemingly living an adventurous life together, with their marriage allegedly a complete blend of creativity, passion and love.

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