Susan Kelechi Watson Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Susan Kelechi Watson

Biography / Wiki

One of the most important recipes of success is determination and it might as well be the most important secret of success, this line is very well proved by Susan Kelechi Watson who is an American actress.

Moreover, she is eminently known for her role as Beth Pearson in This Is Us for which Kelechi was nominated for NAACP Awards – Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for This Is Us in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and also won Black Reel Awards – Outstanding Supporting Actress, Drama Series for This Is Us in 2018 and 2019.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 11 November 1981, this gorgeous star has turned 41 years old. She is blessed with a good height of 173 Centimetres and is 5’8” in Feet & Inches. Her dark brown eyes and shiny black hair enhance the charm of her beauty.

She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with a weight of 57 kilograms and 126 lbs in pounds.

Net Worth

This stunning beauty, Susan earns a very handsome amount of money through her professional career in the entertainment industry. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $1 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born and grew up in Brooklyn, New York in the United States, Susan belongs to the African-American ethnicity. However, she never disclosed any information regarding her parents and siblings. Moreover, she grew up with her 6 siblings. As for her education, Kelechi studied at Howard University.

Later, she enrolled at Howard University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Furthermore, she got her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program.


Susan Kelechi Watson

Nick Name Susan
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date of birth 11 November 1981
Age 41 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’8”

In centimeters: 173 cm

Weight In kilograms: 57 kg

In pounds: 126 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Black
Profession Actress
Sexual orientation Straight
School Tisch School of the Arts
College Howard University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Brooklyn, New York, United States
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Fathers name Name Not Known
Mothers name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Moving towards her career, Susan made her acting debut in 2004 with a guest role in the crime drama series, Hack. Later, in the same year, she also made her guest appearance in the legal drama series, The Jury. Moreover, between 2004 and 2005, Kelechi got appeared in the series, Third Watch as Emma St. Claire.

After that, she guest-appeared in Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Kidnapped, Medium, and Private Practice. Furthermore, in the year 2007, she made her film debut in the television movie, Alibi in which she appeared as Genevieve Egan.

Apart from that, between 2007 and 2008, she got a recurring role as NCIS Intel Analyst Nikki Jardine in the police procedural series, NCIS. Besides this, Susan also guest-appeared Eden, The Good Wife, Futurestates, and Golden Boy between 2010 and 2013.

Additionally, she gathered huge publicity for her recurring role as Janet in the comedy-drama series, Louie in which she appeared for 12 episodes between 2012 and 2014. Likewise, in the year 2014, she made her crucial appearance as Diana in the television film, And, We’re Out of Time.

Later, Kelechi got the recurring role in The Blacklist (2013-16) and The Following (2014). Other than this, she then guest-appeared Blue Bloods, Royal Pains, Veep, Happy is, Billions, Limitless, and Divorce. In the year 2016, this beauty landed one of the main roles of Beth Pearson in the romantic family tragedy series.

This Is Us which completed its fourth season in March 2020 and its fifth season premiered in October 2020. Similarly, Susan has also made her appearance in the Fred Rogers biopic, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood in 2019.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

As for her relationship status, currently, Susan seems to be single. However, she has dated actor Jaime Lincoln Smith. Moreover, in September 2019, this sweet couple also got engaged.

Unfortunately, their relationship came to an end due to some personal issues in the year 2020. Susan announced this news via social media that she had already ended her engagement with Smith earlier in 2020.

Boyfriend Jaime Lincoln Smith


Susan Kelechi Watson with her ex-boyfriend
Susan Kelechi Watson with her ex-boyfriend

Marital status Unmarried
Husband None
Children None

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Susan Kelechi Watson:

Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite Colour Golden, Black
Favorite Destination London
Favorite color Not Known

Susan Kelechi Watson

Some Interesting Facts About Susan Kelechi Watson

  • Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • Susan has also voiced in the computer-animated sports comedy film, Rumble.
  • She has also featured in popular magazines including People, The Oprah Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and Glamour among others.
  • Susan’s middle name “Kelechi” is of Nigerian Igbo origins meaning “Thank God”.
  • Currently, she resides in Los Angeles, California.
  • Kelechi is also very popular on Instagram having more than 650K followers.
  • In the year 2019, she was also nominated for OFTA Award – Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for This Is Us.
  • She is very fond of Acting, Shopping, and Travelling.
  • She is also a very versatile dancer.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @susankelechiwatson
  2. Twitter@skelechiwatson
  3. Facebook @SusanKelechiWatson
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