Renée Elise Goldsberry is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1997. She started her career in theatrical plays and eventually landed roles in television and movies. Likewise, she is well-known for her act in the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ as Angelica Schuyler.

Moreover, she has also appeared in different TV series and is known for her role in ‘Altered Carbon’ as Quellcrist Falconer. In addition, Renee also appeared in the 2001 film ‘All About You’ as Nicole, where she also served as the music composer and lyricist of the film. Talking more, she has received prestigious accolades like the Grammy Award, etc., for her acting role.

Quick Info 
Full NameRenée Elise Goldsberry
ProfessionActress, singer, and songwriter
Birth Date2 January 1971
Birth PlaceSan Jose, California, United States
Mother's NameBetty Sanders
Siblings3 brothers
Net Worth 2021$2.5 million
HusbandAlexis Johnson (2002-Present)
Children2 (Benjamin Johnson and Brielle)
Star SignCapricorn
Height5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm)
Weight58kg (128bs)
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Renée Elise Goldsberry was born on 2 January 1971 in San Jose, California, United States. Her father was a physicist, chemist, and auto industry executive, while her mother Betty Sanders is an industrial psychologist. She has three brothers, one elder and two younger. Additionally, Renee is currently 50 years old with a Capricorn star sign.

Early Life

Renée Elise Goldsberry’s had an amazing childhood. People in her family were already flourished in the music of different genres. Following their steps, Renee also became interested in both old and new trends in music. However, she wanted to become an actress. Her parents also encouraged and supported her to pursue her dream career.


Talking about her education, she completed her schooling at Cranbrook Kingswood School. Likewise, she then joined Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Renee also enrolled at the Thornton School of Music of the University of Southern California, where she studied music. She then received her Master’s degree in Music in Jazz in 1997.


Renée Elise Goldsberry holds an American nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she is multiracial. But, likewise, she hasn’t talked about her religious opinions.

Physical Stats

She stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm) tall and weighs around 58kg (128bs). Moreover, she has a voluptuous body type measuring 37-26-36 inches respectively. In addition, Renee has a big pair of eyes with dark brown colored eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

Renée Elise Goldsberry is active in her social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@reneeelisegoldsberry) has 629 thousand followers. Likewise, her Twitter handle (@ReneeGoldsberry) has 418.5 thousand followers.

Personal Life

Renée Elise Goldsberry is living a happy married life. She met attorney Alexis Johnson in 2002 at a church. They started dating and married in the same year. This couple was blessed with their first child in May 2009 named Benjamin Johnson. After this, they adopted a daughter from Africa named Brielle in 2014.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry landed her debut film role in the year 2001. She appeared in ‘Palco & Hirsch’ as Jessica and appeared in the romantic comedy film, ‘All About You’ as Nicole Taylor. In this movie, she also served as the music composer and lyricist. In 2002, she played in ‘Turnaround’ as Rachel. Likewise, Renee then directly starred in the 2008 action film ‘Pistol Whipped’ as Drea Smalls. The next year, she played the short film named ‘Jump the Broom: A Musical as Ayana. After this, she directly appeared in movies in 2014. She appeared in ‘Every Secret Thing’ as Cynthia Barnes in 2014.

Furthermore, she next starred in the 2015 comedy film ‘Sisters’ as Kim. In 2018, she played the role of Selena Izard in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls.’ Her next film role came in the 2019 film ‘Waves’ as Catherine. Her recently played film is ‘Hamiltion’ where she played Angelica Schuyler. This is a film reprisal of the 2016 Broadway musical. It starred Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Leslie Odom Jr, Anthony Ramos, and Phillipa Soo.

TV Shows

Talking about Elise’s television career, she debuted in ‘Ally McBeal’ as a singer from 1997 to 2002. She also starred as a singer in ‘Ally’ in 1999. Her other small episode series is ‘Providence,’ ‘Any Day Now,’ ‘That ’80s Show,’ ‘Star Trek: Enterprise,’ and ‘One on One in 2002. From 2003 to 2007, she starred as Evangeline Williamson in an American soap opera named ‘One Life to Live’ on ABC television. Talking more about her small roles they are in ‘Life on Mars in 2008, ‘ Royal Pains’ and ‘White Collar’ in 2010, ‘The Following’ and ‘Save Me’ in 2013, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2013 to 2014, ‘Masters of Sex’ in 2014, and ‘Younger’ in 2015. Moreover, she also played in ‘The Good Wife’ as Geneva Pine from 2010 to 2016.

Furthermore, she also played in television films like ‘I Shudder’ in 2016 and ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in 2017. Similarly, she also had voice roles in ‘The Lion Guard’ in 2018 and ‘Fast & Furious: Spy Racers’ in 2019, which is still running. Renee also appeared in ‘Altered Carbon’ from 2018 to 2020 as Quellcrist Falconer. Recently in 2020, she appeared in ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ as Ava Price and had a voice role in ‘Dragons: Rescue Riders: Secrets of the Songwing’ in a TV special.


Apart from television and films, Renée Elise Goldsberry has also worked in theatres. Her debut theatre play is ‘Dreamgirls’ in 1997. Likewise, some of her other Broadway plays are ‘The Lion King in 2002, ‘The Color Purple’ in 2005, ‘Rent’ in 2008, and ‘Hamilton’ in 2015 to 2016. Talking about her off-broadway plays they are, ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ in 2005, ‘The Baker’s Wife’ in 2007,’ ‘As You Like It” in 2012, and many more.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry has received two Daytime Emmy Awards nominations in 2006 and 2007. In addition, she won the Grammy Awards for ‘Hamiltion’ in 2016 under the category of Best Musical Theater Album. Likewise, Renee is also the Soap Opera Digest Award in 2005 for ‘One Life to Live.’

Net Worth of Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry is one of the known actresses in the entertainment industry. Along with gaining popularity, she has also earned a good amount of money from her acting career. Likewise, Renee has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million as of 2021.