Dawnn Lewis

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actress, singer (1961)
Mon Jun 13 2022
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Dawnn Lewis is an American actress who has risen her fame through the movies like The Poof Point, Let It Shine, The Divorce, Bad Day on the Block, Second Chances, and many more.

She is also well known as Jaleesa Vinson–Taylor on the NBC television sitcom A Different World. She has been in the series from the beginning of 1987 until the end of its fifth season in 1992.

The Early Life of Patterson

The Poof Point actress was born on August 13, 1961, in Brooklyn a borough of New York City, coextensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. She was born and grew up in her hometown and pursued her career in her homeland.

Dawnn Lewis wearing light pink one piece with a long earring and short black hair with a smiley face
Dawnn Lewis wearing a light pink one-piece with a long earring and short black hair with a smiley face. Photo source: Microsoft

She was born to African parents though she is an American she has the African American ethnicity. She was interested in singing and acting from an early age so, she started singing at the age of four and acting at the age of eleven as a child artist. 

Family details 

Let It Shine actress was born to the daughter of Joyce Lewis and Carl Lewis. She has not shared the information regarding her parents in the media regarding their profession.

Additionally, she is the only child in her family and got a well-supportive family as she got support from them to step into the acting field at the age of eleven.

How Tall Is Patterson?

Dawnn Lewis has a very charming and alluring personality. She has got a good height too. She is 5 feet 7 inches( 170cm) and weighs around 55kg.

Dawnn Lewis wearing black body cone  with a long ear ring and short black hair
Dawnn Lewis was captured wearing a black body cone with a long earring and short black hair. Photo source: American Superstar Magazine

She has black eyes and a pointed nose and dark grey hair which have made her more good-looking and beautiful. As she is in the glamour field she has got an athletic body type and has worked hard to maintain the body well fitted at an early age.

Lewis's zodiac sign is Leo, Latin for Lion, and it is the fifth sign of the zodiac. It corresponds to the constellation Leo and comes after Cancer and before Virgo.

Net Worth

Dawnn Lewis has a total net worth of $4 million. She has access to such an amount through her successful career as a television personality and light and sound manager. 

She does not have her own personal business or other kinds of stuff that generate money for her rather than her career. She is living a lavish and luxurious life in the United States.

Her ex-husband Johnny Newman has also earned $2 million net worth through his career as an American retired professional basketball player.

Married to Johnny Newman 

Dawnn Lewis was married to Johnny Newman in the year 2004 after dating each other for a couple of years. 

The married couple was happily enjoying each other's company as a husband and wife since their marriage in 2006 in the United States.

Divorced with Johnny

Lewis and her husband Johnny decided to get separated from each other as a husband and wife in 2006. They ended their marital relationship after the two years of their marriage.

Dawnn Lewis with her husband Johnny Newman wearing light pink jump suite with a long earring and short black hair with a smiley face
Dawnn Lewis with her husband Johnny Newman wearing a light pink jumpsuit with a long earring and short black hair with a smiley face. Photo source: Dee Bradley Baker, Dawnn Lewis 

They have shared their reason for the divorce as an irretrievable breakdown in the relationship. They did not give birth to any of the children through their togetherness.

About Lewis's Ex-Husband

Dawnn Lewis's husband Johnny Newman is an American retired basketball player. He was born and raised in the United States. He was raised and made his name renowned in the world from his pursuing his career in his own homeland.

Her ex-husband Johnny studied at The University of Richmond a private liberal arts college in Richmond, Virginia.

Current Relationship Status 

God rest ye merry gentlemen singer is one of the young and emerging celebrities who has kept a spot in the limelight at an early age and likes to keep her status low-key. 

There is no information regarding her being in a relationship or dating anyone however, there is not any assurance that the beautiful Lewis is single. 

She might be hiding her relationship status from the public or she might be single and focusing on her career after her divorce from her ex-husband Johnny.

Active On Social Media

Dawnn Lewis is quite active on social media platforms like other celebs. She has a good fan following on her Instagram too. She is quite more active on Instagram than on other social sites. She has more than 110k followers on her official Instagram account @dawnn_lewis.

Dawnn Lewis wearing black body cone  with a long ear ring and short black hair
Dawnn Lewis wearing a black body cone with a long earring and short black hair. Photo source: Rotten Tomatoes

She posts her photos of traveling and trying different make-up tutorial videos and posters of her movies. She also seems to spend most of her free time vacationing with her friends as per her Instagram post.

Famous TV Shows 

The Divorce actress has starred in many TV shows and series through her incredible acting skills and talents since she stepped into the industry at the age of eleven.

She is also well known as the reel character Mark Curry in the famous television show The Poof Point. It is a Disney Channel Original Movie, based on the children's novel "The Poof Point".

Her famous television shows include A Different World, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, The Poof Point, C Bear, and Jamal, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Bruno the Kid, and many others.

Fan Following on Twitter 

The singer Lewis has a good fan following on her Twitter account too. She has 18.3k followers on her account @dawnn_lewis.

She tweets her photos, views, and opinions regarding her in the recent trending issues as well as the posters of her movie. She does not use other social media except Instagram and Twitter.

Lewis In Hearts On Fire

The Bruno the Kid actress has starred as the reel character Rance Howard in the  American movie Hearts on fire. Furthermore, it was released in 2013 and earned a good sum of money.

Dawnn Lewis wearing  green t-shirt and brown outer with a long ear ring and short black hair
Dawnn Lewis wearing a green t-shirt and brown outer short black hair. Photo source: Broadway shows

The movie revolves around a reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, taking a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties. A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee.

Awards and Achievements

Star Trek: Lower Decks actress has been recognized with many honorable awards for her incredible voice to ascend the American music industry.

She has been recognized with the ''Trumpet Award'', ''Grammy Award'', multiple ''NAACP Image Awards'', ''BMI Award'', and ''ASCAP Awards'', and her music has been used in film and television soundtracks for Disney, ABC, NBC, HBO, and WIGS Films. Morning Jewel Music, her record label, released her solo CD Worth Waiting For in 2006.

Famous Songs of Lewis

The Poof Point actress has sung many songs with her amazing voice as she also has an unbearable contribution to the movie industry. She does not believe in pursuing her career in a single field but believes in pursuing her talents in many fields.

Her famous songs include my Magnus organ, god rest ye merry gentlemen, a joy to the world, hallelujah! and many more.

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